Sad News: Prof. Stanislav Vasilyevich Emelyanov pass away

Dear Collegues

Academician Stanislav Vasilyevich Emelyanov the principal inventor of the variable structure systems passed away. On November, 15th, 2018 .

He was born on May, 18th, 1929 in Voronezh(Russian Federation).

1952 he graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute.

1958 he wrote a phD thesis “Systems of Automatic Control with Variable Structure” and in 1964 Dr. Sc. Thesis “Theory of Variable Structure Systems.”

Starting from 1965 he started to work in top level administrative positions Academy of Science of Soviet Union and in 1970 he has been elected its corresponding member and in 1984 Academician.

1972 Professor Emlyanov together with Professor V.I. Utkin received a Lenin Prize – a top prize for Soviet Scientists.

Professors V. I. Utkin, S.K: Korovin and A. Levant were among his phD students

Some of his books can be found through this links