Biographical Sketch

Mireille E. Broucke obtained a B.S. degree (with highest honors) in Electrical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin in 1984 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley in 1987 and 2000, respectively. She has six years of industry experience in the area of computer-aided control design at Texas Instruments in Dallas, Texas; General Dynamics in Fort Worth, Texas; Lockheed Corporation in Austin, Texas; Intergraph Corporation in San Ramon, California; and Integrated Systems Inc. in Santa Clara, California. During 1993-1996 she acted as program manager and researcher at Partners for Advanced Transportation and Highways (PATH) in the Institute for Transporation Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. During 1998 and 1999 she was a visiting researcher at the Project on Advanced Research on Architectures and Design of Electronic Systems (PARADES) in Rome, Italy. During 2000-2001 she was a postdoctoral researcher in the Vehicle Dynamics Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of California, Berkeley. During 2007-2008 she was a visiting professor in the Center for Research on Complex Automated Systems (CASY) at University of Bologna, Italy. Since July 2001 she has been a professor at the University of Toronto. Her research interests are in mathematical system theory, hybrid systems, control theory for complex specifications, and geometric control.