Frank Leroy Lewis

Title: Moncrief-O’Donnell Endowed Chair, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Head

Company: UTA Research Institute, The University of Texas at Arlington

Location: Arlington, TX United States

Achievements:

  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2017)
  • Honoree, Top 200 Leaders, Who’s Who in Manufacturing, Fort Worth Business Press (1999-Present)
  • Grantee, National Science Foundation (1982-Present)
  • Co-Recipient, Power and Energy Society Prize Paper Award, V. Nasirian, A. Davoudi, F.L. Lewis, and J. Guerrero, “Distributed Adaptive Droop Control for DC Distribution Systems”, IEEE (2016)
  • Honoree, Highly Cited Researcher, Web of Science, Thomson Reuters (2016)
  • Recipient, Intelligent Systems Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (2016)
  • Co-Recipient, Best Paper Award, V. Nasirian, H. Modares, F. Lewis, and A. Davoudi, International Symposium on Resilient Control Systems, Philadelphia, PA (2015)
  • Co-Recipient, Best Paper Award, V. Nasirian, A. Davoudi, F.L. Lewis, and J. Guerrero, “Distributed Adaptive Droop Control for DC Distribution Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion (2014-2015)
  • Honoree, Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Control Systems Society (2012-2015)
  • Recipient, Regents’ Outstanding Teacher Award, State of Texas (2013)
  • Inductee, Academy of Distinguished Teachers, University of Texas at Arlington (2012)
  • Recipient, Pioneer Award, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Neural Networks (2012)
  • Co-Recipient, Best Application Paper Award, C.K. Pang, J.H. Zhou, Z.W. Zhong and F.L. Lewis, Asian Control Conference, Taiwan, (2011)
  • Co-Recipient, Best Paper Award for Autonomous/Unmanned Vehicles, K.G. Vamvoudakis, D.G. Mikulski, G.R. Hudas, F.L. Lewis, and E.Y. Gu, Army Science Conference, Orlando, FL (2010)
  • Co-Recipient, Best Paper Award, D. Vrabie and F.L. Lewis, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Barcelona, Spain (2010)
  • Recipient, Graduate Dean’s Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring Award, University of Texas at Arlington (2010)
  • Honoree, Benjamin Meaker Visiting Fellow, Sponsored by Dr. Guido Herrmann, University of Bristol (2010)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Engineering Educator Award, Region 5, IEEE (2010)
  • Recipient, Honeywell International Medal for Control Technology, U.K. Institute of Measurement and Control (2009)
  • Recipient, Gabor Award, International Neural Network Society (2009)
  • Recipient, ARRI Leadership & Innovation Award (2007)
  • Co-Recipient, Best Paper Award, K. Sreenath, F.L. Lewis and D. Popa, IEEE International Conference on Robotics, Automation, and Mechatronics, Bangkok, Thailand (2006)
  • Honoree, Senior Research Fellow, Automation & Robotics Research Institute (2005)
  • Inductee, Charter Member, Academy of Distinguished Scholars, University of Texas at Arlington (2004)
  • Recipient, Jeff Collins Best Paper Award, ARRI (1992, 1993, 2003)
  • Finalist, STARTech Dallas Business Plan Competition (2002)
  • Grantee, University of Texas at Arlington LERR Laboratory (2001)
  • Grantee, U.S. Army Research Office (1999, 2000)
  • Recipient, ARRI Patent Award (1996, 2000)
  • Recipient, Wide Outstanding Research Achievement Award, University of Texas at Arlington (2000)
  • Grantee, University of Texas at Arlington Centennial Funds (1999)
  • Recipient, ARRI Sponsored Research Award (1993, 1999)
  • ARRI Best Paper Award (1997, 1998)
  • Recipient, National “Certificate of Excellence” as President of UTA Chapter, Sigma Xi (1997)
  • Recipient, Texas ATP Award (1997)
  • Grantee, Electrospace Systems (1994, 1995, 1996)
  • Recipient, SBIR Tibbets Award as Key Contributor, U.S. Small Business Administration (1996)
  • Grantee, Electrocom Automation Inc. (1992, 1995)
  • Honoree, Engineer of the Year, Fort Worth Section, IEEE (1995)
  • University-Wide Distinguished Research Career Award, University of Texas at Arlington, (1994)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Paper Award, Dallas/Fort Worth Control Systems Chapter, IEEE (1994)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Service Award, Dallas Section, IEEE (1994)
  • International Outstanding Chapter Award, IEEE Control Systems Society (1994)
  • Grantee, Tandy Electronics (1993); Grantee, Electric Power Research Institute (1992)
  • Recipient, Halliburton Outstanding Research Award, University of Texas at Arlington (1992)
  • Grantee, Texas Instruments (1990, 1991)
  • Grantee, Texas Advanced Technology Program (1991)
  • Recipient, Monie A. Ferst Sigma Xi Faculty Best Paper Award, Georgia Institute of Technology (1990)
  • Recipient, Frederick E. Terman Award for Authors Under Forty, American Society of Engineering Education, (1989)
  • Recipient, Fulbright Fellow Award for Program of Educational Exchange Between the United States and Greece (1988)
  • Recipient, Monie A. Ferst Sigma Xi Junior Faculty Award in Engineering Research, Georgia Institute of Technology (1984)
  • Eta Kappa Nu “Outstanding Teacher Award”, Georgia Institute of Technology (1981)
  • Recipient, Monie A. Ferst Sigma Xi Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research in Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (1981)
  • Grantee, Faculty Development Grants, Georgia Tech Foundation
  • Grantee, Georgia Tech Research Corporation
  • Recipient, F.E. Terman Award, American Society for Engineering Education
  • Recipient, IJCNN Award, American Society for Engineering Education
  • Featured Listees, Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2010)
  • Featured Listees, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1998-2005, 2008-2016)
  • Featured Listees, Who’s Who in American Education, Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2008)
  • Featured Listees, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who’s Who (2005-2009)
  • Featured Listees, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Marquis Who’s Who (1986-1989, 2007-2015)
  • Featured Listees, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (1987-1990, 2001, 2009)
  • Featured Listees, Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1987-1992)

Designations: 

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • MS in Aerospace Systems, University of West Florida
  • MEE, Rice University

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