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Antsaklis to be Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Deb Gillean • DATE: August 6, 2012

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Panos Antsaklis, the Brosey Professor of Electrical Engineering, will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate (Doctor Honoris Causa) by the University of Lorraine, in Metz, France in the Fall of 2012. Prof. Antsaklis’ honorary degree will be one of just five to be conferred by the University of Lorraine in 2012, the others going to honorees from Canada, Germany and Austria.

The University of Lorraine is one of the largest universities in France. It is a grand establissement institution created by the merger of four Universities, the Henri Poincare University (Nancy-I) which focuses on Science and Engineering, Nancy-II, Paul Verlaine University – Metz and the National Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine (INPL). The grands établissements are are counted among France's most prestigious research and higher education institutions.