[IMAGE]                             John N. Tsitsiklis – Honors and Awards
  • Honorary doctorate, Harokopio University, Greece (2019)

  • IEEE Control Systems Award (2018)

      "For contributions to the theory and application of optimization in large dynamic and distributed systems." [acceptance speech]

  • INFORMS John von Neumann Theory Prize (2018)

      With D. Bertsekas, "for contributions to Parallel and Distributed Computation as well as Neurodynamic Programming" [acceptance speech]

  • Honorary doctorate, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece (2018) [image]

  • Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Excellence in Teaching (2018)

  • INFORMS Saul Gass Expository Writing Award (2017)

      "recognizes an author whose publications set an exemplary standard of exposition" [acceptance speech]

  • National HELORS (Hellenic Operational Research Society) Award, Greece (2017)

  • ACM SIGMETRICS Achievement Award (2016)

      "For fundamental contributions to decentralized control and consensus, approximate dynamic programming and statistical learning."
  • MIT, Dept. of EECS, Louis D. Smullin Award for Teaching Excellence (2015)

  • ACM Sigmetrics Best Paper Award (2013)

  • INFORMS Computer Society Prize (2012)

      With A. A. Ahmadi, A. Olshevsky, and P. Parrilo.

  • INFORMS, Applied Probability Section, 2009 Markov Lecture

  • IEEE/ACM (MIT Chapter) best advisor award (2009)

  • Doctor honoris causa, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (2008)

  • National Academy of Engineering (2007)

      "For contributions to the theory and application of optimization in dynamic and distributed systems."
  • Fellow of INFORMS (2007)

  • Fellow of the IEEE (1999)

      "For contributions to the theory of control and computation in large-scale systems."

  • INFORMS Computer Science Technical Section Prize (1997)

  • Bodossakis Foundation Prize, in the field of Sciences of Information Processing Systems & Methods (1994).

      Given to scientists of Greek descent under the age of forty

  • M.I.T. Harold D. Edgerton Faculty Achievement Award (1989)

      Given to junior faculty members at MIT in recognition of exceptional distinction in teaching, research, and in service.

  • Outstanding Paper Award by the IEEE Control Systems Society (1986)

  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award (1986)

  • IBM Faculty Development Award (1983)

  • MIT Guillemin 2nd award for undergraduate Electrical Engineering Thesis (1980)