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Electrical Engineering

William Brogan, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

Current Position

Retired since 1998.

  • Professor Emerius, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Professor Emeritus, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Contact Information

E-mail: / Henderson, NV


  • BSME University of Iowa, 1958
  • M.S. University of California, Los Angeles, 1961
  • Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles, 1965

Previous Professional Experience

  • 1990-1998 University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • 1968-1990 University of Nebraska, Lincoln Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering since 1972
    • Prior to 1972: Associate Professor jointly in Dept. of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • 1958-1968 Various aerospace companies, including General Dynamics (Convair), Hughes Aircraft Co., and Aerospace Corporation
  • 1978-1979 National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. while on leave from Nebraska.
  • 1975-1998 Organized and presented numerous short courses on Kalman Filtering and control theory at UCLA and various military and industrial sites.

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Old Crows
  • Fellow Member of IEEE
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Nebraska and Nevada
  • Member of Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Oi, Pi Tau Sigma, Eta Kappa Nu and Sigma Tau


  • Modern Control Theory, Quantum Publishers, 1974
  • Modern Control Theory, Prentice Hall, Inc, 3 Editions, 1982, 1985, 1991
  • Numerous journal articles and chapters in handbooks dealing with filtering and control theory.
  • Authored over 120 conference papers and technical reports from 1967 through 1996.