You are here

Graham Goodwin

Year: 
2021
Citation: 
For extraordinary contributions to Control Engineering Education through numerous authored textbooks and through education leadership.

Graham Goodwin is an Emeritus Laureate Professor in Electrical Engineering at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He graduated from the University of New South Wales with B.Sc. (Physics), B.E. (Electrical Engineering) and Ph.D. in 1965, 1967 and 1971 respectively. In 2010 he was awarded the IEEE Control Systems Field Award and in 2013 he received the Rufus T. Oldenburger Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Other international awards include the 1999 IEEE Control Systems Society Hendrik Bode Lecture Prize, a Best Paper award by IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, a Best Paper award by Asian Journal of Control, and two Best Engineering Text Book awards from the International Federation of Automatic Control in (1984 and 2005). He received the 2008 Quazza Medal from the International Federation of Automatic Control, the 2010 Nordic Process Control Award, and the 2011 Asian Control Association Wook Hyun Kwon Education Award. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, London; a Fellow of IEEE; an Honorary Fellow of Institute of Engineers, Australia; a Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science; a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering; a Member of the International Statistical Institute and a Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. He holds Honorary Doctorates from Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden and the Technion Israel. He is the co-author of ten books, and numerous papers. In 2021 he was appointed as Officer of the Order of Australia. He has presented 64 Keynote Addresses at international conferences. Graham is a Distinguished Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology (China), Northwestern University (China), Zhengzhou University (China) and Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (Chile). He holds 16 International Patents covering rolling mill technology, telecommunications, mine planning and mineral exploration. His current research interests include Industrial Control, Power Electronics, Mobile Communications and Management of Type 1 Diabetes.