BOZENNA PASIK-DUNCAN received her Master's degree in Mathematics from University of Warsaw in 1970, and her Ph.D. and D.Sc. (Habilitation) degrees in Mathematics from the Warsaw School of Economics in 1978 and 1986 respectively. She is a Professor of Mathematics, a Courtesy Professor of both EECS and AE, and an ITTC Investigator at the University of Kansas. Her research interests are primarily in stochastic systems and stochastic adaptive control, system identification and estimation, and control education as a field that spans science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

Dr. Pasik-Duncan is actively involved with IEEE CSS and currently serves as Deputy Chair of the IEEE CSS Technical Committee on Control Education. Furthemore, Dr. Pasik-Duncan currently serves on the Board of Goveners for the IEEE SSIT and is a voting member of the IEEE Women In Engineering Committee. She has been the CSS Vice-President of Member Activities, the IEEE CSS Liaison to IEEE WIE, an Associate Editor and Associate Editor at Large of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Chair of the Standing Committees on Assistance of Engineers at Risk and International Affairs, and Founder and First Chair of the WiC Group. Dr. Pasik-Duncan is also associated with the IFAC as a past Chair of the IFAC Technical Committee on Control Education and currently serves on the IFAC Harold Chestnut Control Engineering Textbook Prize Selection Committee and on the IFAC Technical Board as the Education Liaison to all IFAC Technical Committees. She is the past Program Director of the SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory and was formerly involved with SIAM in several other capacities.

Dr. Pasik-Duncan is an IFAC Fellow, an IEEE Fellow, Distinguished Member of the CSS, and a recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal. She has received many awards, including the Kemper Award, H.O.P.E Award, L. Hay Award, Steeples Service to Kansas Award, KU Chancellors Club Teaching Professorship and is a member of the KU Women's Hall of Fame. She served on the Friends of the Lied Center Board and currently serves on the SMA Academic Program Advisory Board. She is Founder and Faculty Advisor to the AWM Student Chapter at KU, Founder and Coordinator of the MAM / Outreach Program, and faculty advisor for the NSF GK-12 Program at KU.
Bozenna Pasik-Duncan

Bozenna Pasik-Duncan
Professor, Department of Mathematics
503 Snow Hall, University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
Telephone: (785) 864-5162

Upcoming Events

55th Conference on Decision and Control, December 12-14, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada

Recent Events

IFAC Workshop on Control of Transmission and Distribution Smart Grids - CTDSG’15 - Plenary Speaker at the Women Involvement Panel Discussion , October 12-13, 2016, Prague, Czech Republic

SMC 2016 - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Plenary Speaker at the Women in Engineering Workshop , October 9-12, 2016, Budapest, Hungary

The IEEE SS12 Age of Innovation: SS12 International Project Competition: Enhancing the Quality of Life through Innovation - Inauguration Address, Plenary Talk, and Judge in the Competition of the Finalists , September 26-27, 2016, Coimbatore, India

The 2016 IEEE Women in Engineering International Summit - Welcome Remarks and Plenary Talk, September 23-24, 2016, Pune, India

The 2016 IEEE Canada Congress and Meetings - Plenary Speaker at the 2016 Canada Women in Engineering Congress, September 17-18, 2016, Toronto, CA

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Fall 2016 Courses

Math 145 - Honors Calculus I


A champion of STEM education

LAWRENCE — Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, professor of mathematics, courtesy professor of the departments of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Aerospace Engineering, and an investigator at the Information & Telecommunication Technology Center at the University of Kansas, has been awarded the 2016 IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) Meritorious Achievement Award in Continuing Education for innovative developments in teaching control systems and inspiring STEM education. more (see pg. 1)

Bozenna Pasik-Duncan is general chair at IFAC Symposium

LAWRENCE — Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, professor of mathematics and courtesy professor of aerospace engineering and electrical engineering and computer science, served as the general chair of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Symposium on Advances in Control Education (ACE 2016) earlier this month in Bratislava, Slovakia. more (see pg. 1)

Bozenna Pasik-Duncan awarded a Chancellor's Club Teaching Professorship

LAWRENCE — University of Kansas professor of mathematics Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, Ph.D., has been selected to receive a Chancellors Club Teaching Professorship. The award will provide a salary stipend of $10,000 for each of the next five years.  more (see pg. 1)

Bozenna Pasik-Duncan elected to Board of Governors of IEEE SSIT and to MAA committee

LAWRENCE — Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, professor of mathematics and courtesy professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Kansas, has been elected to the Board of Governors of the IEEE Society for Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) for 2016-2018. She has also been appointed to the Mathematical Association of America's Haimo Distinguished Teaching Committee for the years 2016-2020.  more (see pg. 1)

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AWM (Association for Women in Mathematics) KU Student Chapter

AACC (American Automatic Control Council)

AACC Technical Committee on Education

IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

IEEE CSS (Control Systems Society)

IEEE CSS Technical Committee on Control Education

IEEE CSS WIC (Women in Control)

IEEE SSIT (Society on Social Implications of Technology)

IEEE WIE (Women in Engineering)

IEEE WIE Committee

IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control)

IFAC Technical Committee on Control Education

IFAC TC Education Liaisons

IFAC Control Resources

KU Department of Mathematics

KU EECS (Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)

KU ITTC (Information and Telecommunications Technology Center)

MAM (Mathematics Awareness Month)

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