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Baras named Fellow of the American Mathematical Society


Congratulations to Distinguished University Professor John Baras (ECE/ISR), who has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society. The citation reads, "For contributions to the mathematical foundations and applications of systems theory, stochastic systems, stochastic control, network security and trust, mentoring and academic leadership."

AMS Fellows are members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. Baras is one of 65 Fellows announced this week.

Baras is the Lockheed Martin Chair in Systems Engineering for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Institute for Systems Research. The University of Maryland named him a Distinguished University Professor this year. He is the founding director of ISR and holds many U.S. patents and a software copyright in Internet protocols, networks, wireless networks, security and signal processing. An internationally recognized authority in satellite and wireless networks, Baras led the development of fast Internet over satellite, commercialized by Hughes Network Systems, and created a new industry sector for Internet services over satellite.

Baras is also a fellow of:

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1984
Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science, 2006
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 2014
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2015
National Academy of Inventors, 2015
International Federation for Automatic Control, 2016

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November 1, 2018


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