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Brian Anderson

Professor Brian Anderson AO FRS


Elected: 1989


Brian Anderson is internationally known for his wide-ranging original work in control systems. He has brought to bear advanced mathematics on many diverse problems in linear and nonlinear control systems, filtering and smoothing theory and communication systems. He has applied his work in fields as diverse as aircraft control system design, control of unmanned airborne vehicle formations, and econometric modelling. He is the author or part author of 10 books and more than 1000 papers.

Professional positions

Distinguished Professor, Australian National University
Distinguished Researcher, National ICT Australia Ltd (NICTA)

Interests and expertise

Subject groups


Control systems, Signal processing


  • Royal Society Esso Energy Award

    For their work on the development and implementation of Home Energy Ratings in the UK.