Steve Yurkovich

Professor, ECE


1984 PhD Electrical Engineering (Applied Mathematics, Systems and Control), University of Notre Dame 1978 BS Engineering Science, Rockhurst University


Stephen Yurkovich is a Fellow of the IEEE, and holds the Louis Beecherl Distinguished Chair in Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he is also Department Head of Systems Engineering.  Until early 2011, he held a joint appointment as Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, at The Ohio State University, where he was also Director of the Honda-OSU Partnership Program in which he oversaw endowments of over $40M. In 2008 he was awarded the prestigious John R. Ragazzini Award in Control Education of the American Automatic Control Council (AACC), and in 2000 he was awarded the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) Distinguished Member Award, and an IEEE Third Millennium Medal.