Prof. Zakai Moshe (deceased)

1926 - 2015

ECE Women

Birth place: Sokolka, Poland.

Title & Academic Qualifications: Research Professor (Emeritus)

  • 1958: A PhD in Electrical Engineering, Illinois University, Urbana Champaign.
  • 1952: An Electrical Engineer Diploma, the Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty, Technion.
  • 1951: A BSc in Electrical Engineering, the Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty, Technion.


Career Highlights at the Technion and at the ECE faculty:

  • 1985: Wasawarded the Research Professor title at the Technion
  • 1976-1978: Has served as the Technion Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • 1970-1973: Hasserved as the Dean of Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty
  • 1970:  Was awarded the William Fondiller Chair of Telecommunications
  • 1969: Has been made Professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty, Technion.
  • 1965: Has joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty as an Associate Professor, Technion.

Research Fields:

  • Stochastic Analysis
  • Non-linear Filtering Theory
  • Hardware implementation of filtering algorithms
  • Graph and Network Theories
  • Information Theory
  • Probability

Tribute:

  • The Zakai Equation is the most cited equation
  • A member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • IEEE Fellow
  • Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • Foreign member of the US National Academy of Engineering

Awards:

  • The Rothschild Prize for Science
  • IEEE Control Systems Society Prize

Additional links:

Prof. Zakai Moshe – Wikipedia (in Hebrew)

A conference in memory of Prof. Moshe Zakai (in Hebrew)

Video recorded interview with Professors Jacob Ziv, Moshe Zakai, Israel Bar-David

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