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A.V. Balakrishnan

Death: Mar 17, 2015

Nationality: United States

A.V. Balakrishnan

Date of Death : Mar 17, 2015

A. V. Balakrishnan was an American applied mathematician and professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was a recipient of the Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award which is the highest recognition of professional achievement for US control systems engineers and scientists in 2001 for "pioneering contributions to stochastic and distributed systems theory, optimization, control, and aerospace flight systems research". Balakrishnan grew up in Chennai, India, and entered the University of Madras in the early 1940s. While there he earned a scholarship from the Indian government to study in the United States and learn to produce documentaries. Upon arriving at the University of Southern California, known for its film school, he initially wanted to become a sound engineer on Hollywood films. At the time, he was unable to get a position because he was not a member of any of the guilds, which controlled who was able to get a jobs. Therefore, after earning his first masters degree in cinema in 1949, he switched to electrical engineering. Balakrishnan received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering and his Ph.

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