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)
         where he is serving as Graduate Officer and Head of the doctoral program on Social and Engineering Systems (SES)
    • Statistics and Data Science Center (SDSC)
    • Operations Research Center (ORC)

  • Teaching classes mostly on stochastic systems and optimization,
        including an EdX MOOC (6.041x) on Introduction to Probability, last offered in the Spring of 2017.
        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: