John Zaborszky received the Diploma of Engineering in 1937 and the D.Sc. degree, with special honors, in 1943 from the Royal Hungarian Technological University. He joined Washington University in St. Louis in 1954, where he developed the Department of Systems Science & Mathematics. John Zaborszky had extensive service to both national and international organizations. He was a member of a panel in 1965 at the National Academy of Science to advise on the implications of the Northeast Power Blackout. He also was instrumental in the formation of the IEEE Control Systems Society, for whom he served as its president in 1970. Throughout his life, John Zaborszky was active in research. He published two books and over 200 technical papers related to theoretical and practical aspects of power systems and their dynamics.
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Professor Zaborszky's Obituary
Mukai, H.; Tarn, T.J.; , "Obituary: John Zaborszky," Control Systems, IEEE
, vol.28, no.3, pp.106-107, June 2008 doi: 10.1109/MCS.2008.920449