Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.M.E., 1963; Columbia University, M.S., 1964; Columbia University, Sc.D., 1971
Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Design, controls and dynamics of robotic, engineering and space systems
Positions Held at MIT
Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Joint), 2006 – present; Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Joint); 1982 – present; Head, ME Systems and Design Division, 1983-1988; Associate Head, ME Systems and Design Division, 1982-83; Associate Director, Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity, 1982-1988
Positions Held outside MIT
Stanford University, School of Engineering: Visiting Professor, 2002-2004; Sandia National Laboratory, Visiting Scholar, 1996; California Institute of Technology: Visiting Professor, 1988 – 1989; The Naval Postgraduate School, Visiting Professor 1996; Laboratoire de Robotique de Paris, (Université Paris VI), Professeur Invité and Distinguished NATO Fellow, 1995; Cambridge University: Visiting Fellow Queens’ College and Visiting Professor Engineering Department, 1977 – 1978; University of California, LA (UCLA), School of Engineering and Applied Science, Professor 1971 – 1982; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Hartford Graduate Center), Adjunct Lecturer , 1970 -1971; Perkin Elmer Corp., Optical Technology Division, Senior Engineer, 1964 – 1971; General Dynamics Corp., Electric Boat Division, Engineer 1963; American Electric Power Service, Engineer 1962.