George Mason University
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George Mason University

Janos Gertler

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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  • 703-993-1604 (office)
  • Nguyen Engineering Building, 3211
    4400 University Drive, MS 1G5
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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For the past 20 years, Janos Gertler has been concentrating on fault detection and diagnosis in engineering systems. He is the author or co-author of more than 160 publications, including a single-authored book on fault detection and diagnosis. In particular Gertler worked with General Motors on the development of advanced on-board diagnostics for automobile engines. He has been an officer of IFAC (the International Federation of Automatic Control) for the past 30 years where he has held a number of leadership positions. For 10 years, he served as the Editor in Chief of the IFAC Conference Proceedings Series. Presently, he is the Editor of the IFAC Journal Annual Reviews in Control. Gertler is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Foreign Member of the Hungarian National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow and an Advisor of IFAC.

Janos Gertler brings his extensive knowledge of computer engineering and signals processing to the classroom in a number of advanced undergraduate courses.


PhD, Electrical Engineering, Budapest Technical University

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Faculty Rank: Professor


Research Interests

Fault Detection and Diagnosis, Systems Identification, Macroeconomic Modeling

Honors & Awards

IFAC Fellow, Iternational Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)

Outstanding Research Faculty Award , GMU ITE

Advisor for Life (top service award), Outstanding Research Faculty Award