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. Dr. Shayman served as Graduate Director of the M.S. in Systems Engineering Program (1994-1996), and as Associate Director for Education (1996-1999) in the Institute for Systems Research (ISR). He was Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Graduate Programs in the A. James Clark School of Engineering (July 2006 - 2012), and is currently Associate Dean of the Graduate School for Student Success.
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. 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.
HONORS AND AWARDS
• IEEE Fellow (2009)
• University of Maryland Award for Entrepreneurship (2006)
• George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (1988)
• NSF Presidential Young Investigator (1985)
• Donald P. Eckman Award from the American Automatic Control Council, the US Member organization in the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) (1984)
• Former Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control