- Sanjoy K. Mitter received his Ph.D. degree from the Imperial College of
Science and Technology, University of London, in 1965.
- Prior to 1965, Sanjoy K. Mitter worked as a research engineer at Brown
Boveri & Co. Ltd., Switzerland (now ASEA Brown Boveri), and Battelle Institute,
Geneva, Switzerland. He taught at Case Western Reserve Univerisity from 1965-1969
and joined MIT in 1969 first as a Visiting Professor and then in 1970 as Associate
Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
He served as Director, then co-Director of the Laboratory for Information
and Decision Systems between 1991 and 1999. He is currently Professor
of Electrical Engineering.
- Professor Mitter has held visiting positions at the Tata Institute of Fundamental
Research, Bombay, India; Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy; Imperial College
of Science and Technology; Institue National de Recherche en Informatique
et en Automatique, France; University of Groningen, the Netherlands, and several
universities in the United States.
- Professor Mitter has served on several advisory committees and editorial boards
for IEEE, SIAM, AMS, NSF, and ARO. He is currently Associate Editor of Journal
of Applied Mathematics and Optimization; SIAM Review; the Ulam Quarterly; and
Random and Computational Dynamics. He is a fellow of the IEEE. In 1988 he was
elected to the National Academy of Engineering.