Professor Wolovich's current research interests are in the areas of algebraic shape, object recognition, computer graphics, complex dynamical systems, and motion control. He has authored or co-authored over 90 technical papers and has written three textbooks, two in automatic control systems, and one in robotics. He has made significant contributions to the fields of multivariable control theory, robotics and image understanding. Professor Wolovich received the NASA Apollo Achievement Award in 1969 for his service to the nation as a member of the team that advanced the nation's capabilities in aeronautics and space. He was elected to the grade of Fellow of the IEEE in 1984 for ""Contributions to the Algebraic Theory for Multivariable Control Systems;"" he is also a Fulbright Fellow. Professor Wolovich is a past Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control and the IEEE Journal on Robotics and Automation. He also served as a Member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Control Systems Society.
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