Dante Youla

  • NYU School of Engineering Presidential Fellow and Professor Emeritus (deceased)

Dante C. Youla

The entire NYU Tandon community mourns the passing on August 13, 2021 of Professor Emeritus Dante Youla.

In Memoriam


Dante C. Youla is a Presidential Fellow of Polytechnic Institute of New York University and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering.

He has worked in the areas of microwave systems and control theory. The Youla–Kucera parametrization in control theory is named after him.

The IEEE Circuits and Systems Society awarded him the Vitold Belevitch Award in 2005. In 1988 he received the IEEE Control Systems Science and Engineering Award "for original contributions in the areas of circuits, systems and control theory, and the rigorous solution of engineering problems".  In 1965 Dr. Youla received the IEEE W.R.G. Baker Award, for his paper, A New Theory of Broad-Band Matching. He is also a recipient of the IEEE George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award and author of numerous scholarly books and research papers. Dr. Youla is a Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering.