Christopher V. Hollot

Department Head

210E  Marcus Hall
University of Massachusetts
100 Natural Resources Rd
Amherst MA 01003-9292 

(413) 545-1586

B.S., West Virginia University, 1974
M.S., Syracuse University, 1980
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1984

Research Interests: 

Theory and Application of Feedback Control 

Selected Publications: 
  • R. P. Shrestha, C.V. Hollot, S. R. Chipkin, C. P. Schmitt, Y. Chait, “A Mathematical Model of Parathyroid Hormone Response to Acute Changes in Plasma Ionized Calcium Concentration in Humans," Mathematical Biosciences, Vol. 226, no.1, pp. 46-57, 2010.
  • M. Degon, S. R. Chipkin, C. V. Hollot, R. T. Zoeller, Y. Chait, “A Mathematical Model of the Human Thyroid,” Mathematical Bioscience,. vol.212, no1, pp. 22-53, 2008.
  • H. Han, S. Shakkottai, C.V. Hollot, R. Srikant and D. Towsley, ``Multi-Path TCP: A Joint Congestion Control and Routing Scheme to Exploit Path Diversity in the Internet,” IEEE Transactions on Networking, Vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 1260-1271, 2006.
  • O. Beker, C.V. Hollot and Y. Chait, "Fundamental Properties of Reset Control Systems, Automatica, Vol. 40, no. 6, pp. 905-915, 2004.
  • C.V. Hollot, V. Misra, D. Towsley and W.B. Gong, “A Control Theoretic Analysis of RED,” Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, Anchorage, 2001.
Society Memberships: 

IEEE Control Systems Society 

Honors & Awards: 

Ben Dasher Award for Best Paper at the 2009 Frontiers in Education Conference, 2009; Nominee for University's Distinguished Teaching Award, 1987, 2003-2005; IEEE Fellow, 2004; College of Engineering Outstanding Senior Faculty Award, 2004; ECE Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, 1987, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2004; NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1988; Edward P. Curtis Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student, 1984. 

Institutional & Professional Service: 

Department Head (2007-present). Associate Department Head (1994-1996, 2002-2007). Chair, Robust Control Working Group of IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control) (1996-2002). Associate Editor (IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Automatica, Systems and Control Letters).