Department of Systems Science and Mathematics
Bijoy Ghosh received his B.Tech and M.Tech degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from India in 1977 and 1979 respectively. In 1983, he received his PhD in Engineering from the Decision and Control Group of the Division and Applied Sciences at the Harvard University, Cambridge, USA. Since 1983, he has been a faculty member in the Systems Science and Mathematics department at Washington University where he is currently a Professor and directs the center for BioCybernetics and Intelligent Systems. Bijoy's research interests are in Multivariable Control Theory, Machine Vision, Robotic Manufacturing and BioSystems and Control. In 1988, Bijoy received the American Automatic Control Council's Donald P. Eckman award in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the field of Automatic Control. In 2000, Bijoy became a Fellow of the IEEE, for fundamental contributions in Systems Theory with applications to robust control, vision and multisensor fusion. In 1993, Bijoy had been an UNDP consultant under the TOKTEN program and visited the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. In 1997, Bijoy also received the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Invitation Fellowship for research in Japan and visited Tokyo Denki University and Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, Tsukuba City, Japan. He has also held short term visiting positions at Osaka University, Japan in 1992 and Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan in 1995. Bijoy is a permanent visiting professor at the Tokyo Denki University and presently in 2001 he is visiting the Electrical Engg. department at Yale University, New Haven, USA.