Professor Jan Maciejowski began his career as a Systems Engineer with Marconi Space and Defence Systems Ltd. At the University of Cambridge, he was a Professor of Control Engineering until November 2018, the Head of the Information Engineering Division (2009 - 2014), and the President of Pembroke College (2008 - 2018).
Jan has been President of the European Union Control Association (2003 –2005), and President of the Institute of Measurement and Control in 2002. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC), and the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Control Systems Society from 2001 to 2007.
Jan has consulted in the aerospace and process control sectors and has published two prize-winning graduate-level textbooks on control. Recently he has been working with economists on the optimal control of the Covid-19 pandemic
Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Measurement and Control 2020
Mong Distinguished Lecturer at the University of Hong Kong 2015-16
Awarded the Honeywell International Medal by the Institute of Measurement and Control 2008
Best Textbook Prize, Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineering (Japan), for Japanese edition of Predictive Control with Constraints, (Prentice-Hall, 2002; Tokyo Denki University Press, 2005)
President of the European Union Control Association 2003 – 2005
President of the Institute of Measurement and Control 2002
IFAC Control Engineering Textbook Prize for Multivariable Feedback Design 1989