John N. Tsitsiklis

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 32-D784
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, U.S.A.


John N. Tsitsiklis is a Clarence J Lebel Professor,
with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at MIT,
and the director of the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS).

  • Also affiliated with: :

    • Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS)
    • Statistics and Data Science Center (SDSC)
    • Operations Research Center (ORC)

  • Teaching classes mostly on stochastic systems and optimization.
        Online: An EdX MOOC (6.041x) [reviews] on Introduction to Probability,
        now offered in a slower-paced format:
        Fall 2017: Introduction to Probability: Part I - The Fundamentals
        Spring 2018 : Introduction to Probability: Part II - Inference & processes
        Spring 2018: 6.s077, Introduction to Data Science (NEW!)
        Spring 2017: 6.231, Dynamic Programming and Stochastic Control
        Fall 2016: 6.251/15.081, Introduction to Mathematical Programming

  • Research on systems, stochastic modeling, inference, optimization, control, etc.

  • Books: