Munther A. Dahleh (born 1962, Tulkarem, Palestine) is the William Coolidge Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS).
Prof. Dahleh is internationally known for his contributions to Robust control theory, computational methods for controller design, the interplay between information and control, statistical learning of controlled systems and its relations to model reduction of stochastic systems, the fundamental limits of learning, decisions and risk in networked systems including physical, social, and economic networks with applications to transportation and power networks, and the understanding of the Economics of data and the design of real-time markets for data and digital goods. For his work in these areas, he was awarded the Axelby best paper award four times, the Donald P. Eckman Award for best control engineer under age 35, and the presidential young investigator award. He is a fellow of both the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) societies. Dahleh is a current member of IEEE.