Professor Tarn, a senior professor in the Preston M. Green Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis and the director of the Center for Quantum Information Science and Technology at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, has added the Distinguished Chair Professor Award from the National Research Council of Taiwan to his list of accolades. Professor Tarn has also been awarded the Nakamura Prize at the 10th Anniversary of IEEE/RSJ IROS in Grenoble France in 1997, the Joseph F. Engelberger Award from the Robotic Industries Association in 1999, the Auto Soft Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000, the Pioneer in Robotics and Automation Award in 2003, and both the Einstein Chair Professorship Award from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China and the John R. Ragazzini Award from the American Automatic Control Council in 2010. Professor Tarn was, also, featured in the Special Report on Engineering of the 1998 Best Graduate School issue of US News and World Report and his recent research accomplishments were reported in the “Washington Times,” Washington D.C., the “Financial Times,” London, “Le Monde,” Paris, and the “Chicago Sun-Times,” Chicago, etc. Dr. Tarn is a Fellow of IEEE and an IFAC Fellow.
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