Elected IEEE Fellow
February 5, 2003
The Board of Directors of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. recently elected Daniel E. Whitney an IEEE Fellow for contributions to robot control, robot assembly, and fundamentals of mechanical assembly. Whitney is a Senior Lecturer in MIT’s Engineering Systems Division (ESD) and a Senior Research Scientist in ESD’s Center for Technology, Policy, and Industrial Development.
The IEEE Fellow is one of the most prestigious honors of the IEEE, and is bestowed upon a very limited number of Senior Members who have made outstanding contributions to the electrical and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of humanity and the profession. The number of IEEE Fellows elected in a year is no more than one-tenth percent of the total IEEE voting membership. This year 260 new Fellows were elected.