According to Wikipedia,
Laurence Dale Richards was a key figure in the modern development of cybernetics as a transdisciplinary field of inquiry, often referred to as the new cybernetics. He was the first to create interdisciplinary masters and doctoral programs in engineering management, with curricula built explicitly on concepts drawn from systems theory and cybernetics. He served as President for both the American Society for Cybernetics and the American Society for Engineering Management and was elected an Academician in the International Academy for Systems and Cybernetic Sciences in 2010.
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