Sigurd Skogestad is professor of chemical engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He received the Siv.ing. degree (M.S.) in chemical engineering at NTNU in 1978 and the Ph.D. degree from the California Institute of Technology in 1987. During the period 1999 to 2009 he was Head of Department of Chemical Engineering . Since 2015 he is the Director of SUBPRO, a multi-disciplinary center on subsea technology at NTNU. The author of over 200 international journal publications and over 200 conference publications, he is the principal author together with Ian Postlethwaite of the book "Multivariable feedback control" published by Wiley in 1996 (first edition) and 2005 (second edition). He was awarded "Innstilling to the King" for his Siv.Ing. degree in 1979, a Fullbright fellowship in 1983, the Ted Peterson Award from AIChE in 1989, the George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award from IEEE in 1990, the O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award from the American Automatic Control Council in 1992, and the Best Paper of the Year 2004 Award from Computers and Chemical Engineering. He is a Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (2014) and a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (2012).
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Norwegian University of Science and Technology