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Alleyne elected AAAS Fellow

12/8/2019

University of Illinois News Bureau

Andrew Alleyne.  Photo by L. Brian Stauffer.
Andrew Alleyne. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer.

MechSE’s Andrew Alleyne is one of just eight professors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign elected 2019 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Alleyne is a Ralph and Catherine Fisher Professor of Engineering and is recognized for his contributions to the theory and practice of automatic control. His expertise spans precision motion control for advanced manufacturing as well as control of transient thermal systems. He is currently tackling the thermal and electrical challenges surrounding electrified mobility through the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center on Power Optimization for Electro Thermal Systems. He is a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers. He serves on the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board and the National Academies Board on Army Research and Development.

Founded in 1848, AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society. Fellows are chosen by their peers for outstanding contribution to the field. The new Fellows will be honored at the 2020 AAAS annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Read about the other recipients on the campus News Bureau website.