CANCELED: Ezra's Round Table / Systems Seminar: Jeff Shamma (KAUST)



Jeff Shamma received the Ph.D. degree in systems science and engineering from MIT in 1988. He is currently a professor and the chair of electrical engineering with the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, where he is also the Director of the Robotics, Intelligent Systems and Control laboratory (RISC). He is the former Julian T. Hightower Chair in systems and control with Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He also has held faculty positions with the University of Minnesota, The University of Texas at Austin, and the University of California, Los Angeles. His research interests include general area of feedback control and systems theory. His most recent research has been in decision and control for distributed multi-agent systems and the related topics of game theory and network science, with applications to cyber-physical and societal network systems. Dr. Shamma is the recipient of an NSF Young Investigator Award, the American Automatic Control Council Donald P. Eckman Award, and the Mohammed Dahleh Award. He is a Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) and a current Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Control Systems Society. He is the Deputy Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems and an associate editor for the journal Games.