Biographical Sketch: Prof. Mark A. Shayman
Mark Shayman graduated Summa Cum Laude from Yale University
with a B.A. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry in 1975. He received his
S.M. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard
University in 1977 and
Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard in 1981.
From 1981-1986 he was a faculty member in the Department of Systems Science
and Mathematics, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. Since 1986, he has
been a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
at the University of Maryland where he currently holds the rank of Professor.
He served as Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Graduate Programs in the A.
James Clark School of Engineering from 2006-2012, and as Associate Dean for Student
Success in the Graduate School from 2012-2015. Since 2016, he has served as
Graduate Student Ombuds Officer.
Dr. Shayman received the Donald P. Eckman Award in 1984 from the
American Automatic Control Council (U.S.
member organization in International Federation of Automatic Control) for
outstanding contribution to the field of control by a young researcher in the United States.
He was granted the Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1985 from the
National Science Foundation. Dr. Shayman received the George Corcoran Award for
contributions to electrical engineering education from the Electrical
Engineering Department and the Outstanding Professor Award from the Graduate Student Association of the Electrical Engineering Department of the
University of Maryland, both in 1988. In 2006
he received the Entrepreneurship Award from the University of
Maryland Office of Technology Commercialization. He has served as
Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control and as Chair of the
Technical Committee on Control Theory of the IEEE Control Systems Society. He
is a Fellow of the IEEE.
Dr. Shayman's research interests are in the broad area of communication
systems and networks. Most recently, he has been interested in LTE-Advanced and
heterogeneous cellular networks.