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George W. Meyer

For outstanding achievement in the development of feedback linearization and its application to aerospace systems

George Meyer received the degrees of B.S., M.S. and Ph.D., all in Electrical Engineering, and all from the University of California at Berkeley. He has been employed by the NASA Ames Research Center since 1963. His research focused on spacecraft attitude control, aircraft flight control, and currently, on air traffic control. The research is typically done in collaboration with several universities through university research grants. He received awards from NASA and IEEE for his contributions to the nonlinear control theory. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.