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Murat Arcak
Associate Professor


Department Affiliation:
Department of Electrical, Computer, & Systems Engineering

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.S., University of California, Santa Barbara, Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S., Bogazici University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering


  • Control Systems

Nonlinear control theory and applications. Our main interest is in developing design tools that exploit inherent structure and nonlinearities in feedback systems. Current research topics are:

  • Nonlinear state estimation and robust output-feedback design.
  • Control and estimation designs for fuel cell power systems.
  • Distributed control algorithms for communication networks.


  • Career Award, National Science Foundation
  • Listed in Who's Who in America
  • Donald P. Eckman Award, American Automatic Control Council

Contact Information:
Murat Arcak
Jonsson Engineering Center – Room 6028
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th Street
Troy, N.Y. 12180 USA
Phone: (518) 276-6535
Fax: (518) 276-6261



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