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Shayman, Mark

Shayman, Mark

Associate Dean of the Graduate School & Professor
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.

Shayman Accepts Campus-Level Position

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

Shayman Named IEEE Fellow

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

Shayman, Khandani Awarded Patent

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

Lee, Root, and Swader Honored at Clark School Outstanding Commitment Ceremony

ECE retirees among ten individuals honored for service at ceremony.

Shayman Appointed Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

ECE professor named Clark School of Engineering Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs.

NetImmune Wins Entrepreneurship Award

Shayman, Kalantari Khandani, and Alasti helped create company.

Shayman Receives Tech-Transfer Award From Maryland TEDCO

Prof. Mark Shayman receives award for software to combat DoS attacks.