Honors and Awards
IBM Faculty Development Award (1983)
Young Investigator Award (1986)
Outstanding Paper Award by the IEEE
Control Systems Society (1986)
M.I.T. Edgerton Faculty Achievement Award
Given to junior faculty members at MIT in recognition of exceptional
distinction in teaching, research, and scholarship.
Bodossaki Foundation Prize, in the field of Sciences of Information Processing Systems & Methods (1994).
Given to scientists of Greek descent under the age of forty
INFORMS Computer Science Technical Section Prize
With D. Bertsekas, "for their book
Neuro-Dynamic Programming and the research behind it."
Fellow of the IEEE (1999)
For contributions to the theory of control and computation in large-scale systems
Fellow of INFORMS (2007)
National Academy of Engineering (2007)
For contributions to the theory and application of optimization in dynamic and distributed systems.
Doctor honoris causa, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (2008)
IEEE/ACM (MIT Chapter) best advisor award (2009)
INFORMS, Applied Probability Section, 2009 Markov Lecture
INFORMS Computer Society Prize (2012)
Wiith A. A. Ahmadi, A. Olshevsky, and P. Parrilo.
ACM Sigmetrics Best Paper Award (2013)
MIT, Dept. of EECS, Louis D. Smullin Award for Teaching Excellence (2015)
ACM SIGMETRICS Achievement Award (2016)
for fundamental contributions to decentralized control and consensus, approximate dynamic programming and statistical learning.