Rudolf Emil Kálmán
|Died||July 2, 2016(aged 86)|
|Alma mater||Massachusetts Institute of Technology;|
|Awards||IEEE Medal of Honor (1974)|
Rufus Oldenburger Medal (1976)
Kyoto Prize (1985)
Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award (1997)
National Medal of Science (2008)
Charles Stark Draper Prize
Applied Engineering Systems Theory
University of Florida;
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
|Doctoral advisor||John Ragazzini|
He was known for his co-invention and development of the Kalman filter. It was a mathematical algorithm that is widely used in signal processing, control systems, and guidance, navigation and control. For this work, U.S. President Barack Obama awarded Kálmán the National Medal of Science on October 7, 2009.
References[change | change source]
- "Professor Dr. Rudolf Kalman". NAE Website.
- National Science Foundation – The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details: RUDOLF E. KÁLMÁN
- "Remarks by the President at the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation Ceremony". Archived from the original on 2016-03-10. Retrieved 2016-07-06.