Konstantinos S. Tsakalis

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Research expertise
Applications of control, optimization, and system identification theory to semiconductor manufacturing, chemical process control, and prediction and control of epileptic seizures

Konstantinos Tsakalis joined the ASU faculty in 1988 and is currently a professor. He received his MS in chemical engineering in 1984, an MS in electrical engineering in 1985, and a PhD in electrical engineering in 1988, all from the University of Southern California. He holds nine patents and has published one book, 50 journal and 103 conference papers.

Professional preparation
Ph.D., electrical engineering, University of Southern California, 1998
M.S., electrical engineering, University of Southern California, 1985
M.S., chemical engineering, University of Southern California, 1984

Recognition and awards
Licensed chemical engineer, Technical Chamber of Greece

Professional associations
IEEE member, Sigma Xi

Selected Publications
K. Tsakalis, N. Vlassopoulos, G. Lentaris, and D. Reisis, “A control-theoretic approach for efficient design of filters in DAC and digital audio amplifiers,” Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 30, issue 2, pp. 421-438, Apr. 2011.

L. B. Good, S. Sabesan, S. T. Marsh, K. Tsakalis, D. M. Treiman, and L. D. Iasemidis, “Nonlinear dynamics of seizure prediction in a rodent model of epilepsy,” Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology and Life Sciences, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 411-434, 2010.

L. Yang, J. Si, K. S. Tsakalis, and A. A. Rodriguez, “Performance evaluation of direct heuristic dynamic programming using control-theoretic measures,” J. Intell. Robot Syst., vol. 55, pp. 177-201, 2009.

S. Sabesan, L. B. Good, K. S. Tsakalis, A. Spanias, D. M. Treiman, and L. D. Iasemidis, “Information flow and application to epileptogenic focus localization from intracranial EEG,” IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol. 17, issue 3, pp. 244-253, June 2009.

L. B. Good, S. Sabesan, S. T. Marsh, K. Tsakalis, D. M. Treiman, and L. D. Iasemidis, “Control of synchronization of brain dynamics leads to control of epileptic seizures in rodents,” International Journal of Neural Systems (IJNS), vol. 19, issue 3, pp. 173-196, 2009.

N. Chakravarthy, K. Tsakalis, S. Sabesan, and L. Iasemidis, “Homeostasis of brain dynamics in epilepsy: A feedback control systems perspective of seizures,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 565-585, 2009.