Mike Briggs, Lecturer
Office: 66-127C Engr IV, Phone: 310.206.4237, Email
Dr. Briggs graduated from Oakland University in 1994 with a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering. He was awarded the B.E.E. and M.S.E.E. degrees in 1965 and 1969, respectively. He is a retired Staff Research Engineer at Delphi Corporation. His area of expertise lies in control systems and simulations of physical systems. His past research projects with Delphi and General Motors include developing novel control methods for Adaptive Cruise Control and other Active Safety Systems for motor vehicles. In addition, he has learned much about most automotive systems by osmosis over his 48-year career at GM and Delphi.
Dr. Briggs is a member of IEEE, where he is Secretary and Past Chair of the Coastal Los Angeles Section. He has received the General Motors President`s Council Award for Outstanding Contributions, the UCLA Excellence in Teaching Award, and the IEEE Distinguished Service Award. His interests include working with students on student competitions, tennis, skiing, photography, and learning Cantonese.