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Latchman, Haniph August

Born: 1959 AD
Currently alive, at 59 years of age.
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1959 – Born on September 3, 1959 in St. Catherine Jamaica West Indies. The Director of the Laboratory for Information Systems and Telecommunications (LIST) and co-Director of the Research Laboratory for Control System and Avionics (RLCSA).


1981 – He obtained a Bachelor in Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago.


1983 – Was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University where he began his doctoral research program in Systems and Control.


1986 – Completed his Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering from Oxford University and joined the faculty of the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Florida, where he began teaching and conducting research in the areas of Systems and Control and Communications.


1993 – He also received a Teaching Improvement Program Award from the State of Florida which carried a $5,000.00 base salary increase.


1997 – Developed the Critical Direction Theory which essentially extends the classical idea of a critical point to include a critical line which is shown to be crucial when there are system uncertainties.


1998 – He was selected as the University of Florida Teacher of the Year.


         – Received another Teaching Improvement Award from the State of Florida.

2.5 (50%) 18 votes