Design, automatic control, and optimization of dynamic systems, both physical and human-made: theoretical advances and applications in diverse technological areas of societal and economic importance.
Industrial and manufacturing theory and applications of electronics, controls, communications, instrumentation, and computational intelligence.
Global design, development, application, and management of electrical and electronic systems, apparatus, devices and controls.
Attaining reliability, measuring, and maintaining it through the life of the system; availability, liability, quality, and system safety.
Mathematical, statistical, computational and other methods to enable generation, transformation, extraction and interpretation of information and signals.
Integration of the theories of communication, control, cybernetics, systems, and human-factors engineering.