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Shayman, Mark

Shayman, Mark

Associate Dean of the Graduate School
Electrical and Computer Engineering
2449 A.V. Williams Building


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.


    •    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

Dr. Shayman's research interests are in both network layer and physical layer communications. He is currently involved in a research project on LTE-Advanced.

ECE Alumnus Xiaojiang (James) Du Named Anson Wood Burchard Endowed-Chair Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology

Du received his M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from UMD in 2002 and 2003.

Alumnus James Xiaojiang Du named IEEE Fellow

Du is a professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Temple University. His research interests are in security, wireless networks, and systems.

Shayman Accepts Campus-Level Position

Current Clark School associate dean will be UMD Graduate School associate dean for student success.

Alumnus Du Earns Tenure at Temple

Xiao-Jiang (James) Du, a 2003 ECE alumnus, was promoted to Associate Professor at Temple University.

Shayman Named IEEE Fellow

ECE professor elected fellow of world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology.

Satinder Pal Singh Named New President of ECEGSA

ECE Ph.D. student will lead the Department's award-winning graduate student organization.

Shayman, Khandani Awarded Patent

Invention can be used as a component in mitigating distributed denial of service attacks on the Internet.

Krishnaprasad Gives Inaugural Cymer Distinguished Lecture

Professor speaks at UC-San Diego's New Cymer Center for Control Systems and Dynamics.

ECE Students, Alumnus Among UM $50K Business Plan Competition Winners

ECE undergrad Randolph Ballard & alumnus and faculty researcher Mehdi Kalantari among competition winners.

Khandani Receives NSF Grant for Research on Information Flow Theory

Research scientist & alumnus will examine flow theory in dense wireless networks.