Anna G. Stefanopoulou is the William Clay Ford Professor of Technology at the University
of Michigan. She has been on the faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering since 2000.
She served as the Director of the Automotive Research Center a multi-university U.S. Army
Center of Excellence in Modeling and Simulation of Ground Vehicles (2009-2018) and the
Energy Institute (2018-2020).
She was an assistant professor (1998-2000) at the University of California, Santa Barbara and a technical specialist (1996-1997) at Ford Motor Company where she developed and implemented multivariable controllers for advanced engines and powertrains.
She has been recognized as a Fellow of the ASME (08), IEEE (09), and SAE (18). She was an elected member of the Executive Committee of the ASME Dynamics Systems and Control Division and the Board of Governors of the IEEE Control Systems Society. She is the Founding Chair of the ASME DSCD Energy Systems Technical Committee and a member of two U.S. National Research Council committees on the 2025 and 2035 US. Light Duty Vehicle Fuel Economy Standards.
Her recent awards are the 2019 AACC Control Engineering Practice award, the 2018 ASME Charles Stark Draper Innovative Practice Award, and the 2017 IEEE Control System Technology award. She has co-authored a book, 23 U.S. patents, and more than 400 publications (seven of which have received awards) on estimation and control of engine, fuel cells, and batteries.