Murat Arcak is a professor at UC Berkeley in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department. He received the BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey (1996) and the MS and PhD degrees from the University of California, Santa Barbara (1997 and 2000).
His research is in dynamical systems and control theory with applications to synthetic biology, multi-agent systems, and transportation. He received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation in 2003, the Donald P. Eckman Award from the American Automatic Control Council in 2006, the Control and Systems Theory Prize from the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) in 2007, and the Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize from the IEEE Control Systems Society in 2014. He is a member of SIAM and a fellow of IEEE and the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC).