Dragoslav D. Šiljak

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Dragoslav D. Šiljak (born 1933 in Belgrade, Serbia) is a professor of Electrical Engineering at Santa Clara University, where he holds the title of Benjamin and Mae Swig University Professor.[1] He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 1963 from the University of Belgrade.[2]

He is the author of the book 'Decentralized Control of Complex Systems', Academic Press (1991).[1]

In 1981 Šiljak became Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), "for contributions to the theory of nonlinear control and large-scale systems".[3] In 2010 he received the Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award from the American Automatic Control Council, "for his fundamental contributions to the theory of large-scale systems, decentralized control, and parametric approach to robust stability".[1][4] He is also International Fellow of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Santa Clara University Newsletter 2010/05/03
  2. SCU Biographical Data
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