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Professor George Irwin elected Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)

Photograph of Prof Alberto Isidori, Prof George Irwin and Prof Lennart Ljung
Prof Alberto Isidori, Prof George Irwin and
Prof Lennart Ljung

Prof George Irwin of the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science recently received a prestigious international award at a glittering banquet in Italy.

He has been elected a Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) for his outstanding research contributions. The Fellow's certificate was presented on the occasion of the World Congress held in Milan by Professor Alberto Isidori, IFAC President, and Professor Lennart Ljung, who chaired the selection committee.

Professor Irwin, who is Research Director of Intelligent Systems and Control at Queens University said, 'I am very pleased to be honoured in this way and wish to acknowledge the contributions made by my colleagues and former PhD students over many years'.

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