John Lygeros

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Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, ETL I 22, Physikstrasse 3, CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland, Tel.: +41 44 632 89 70, +41 44 632 89 70, Fax.: +41 44 632 12 11, Email:,

John Lygeros received a B.Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering and an M.Sc. degree in Automatic Control from Imperial College, London, U.K., in 1990 and 1991, respectively. He then received a Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, in 1996. He held a series of postdoctoral research appointments with the National Automated Highway Systems Consortium, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of California, Berkeley. In parallel, he was also a part-time Research Engineer with SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, and a Visiting Professor with the Department of Mathematics, Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France. Between July 2000 and March 2003, he was a university lecturer with the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K. and a fellow of Churchill College. Between March 2003 and July 2006, he was an assistant professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Patras, Greece. In July 2006, he joined the Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland as an associate professor. His research interests include modeling, analysis, and control of hierarchical, hybrid and stochastic systems with applications to biochemical networks and large-scale engineering systems such as highway and air traffic management.

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+41 44 632 89 70
+41 44 632 12 11
Automatic Control Laboratory


ETH Zurich, ETL I 22, Physikstrasse 3
Zurich CH-8092