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Jeff S. Shamma is a Professor of Electrical Engineering in the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and the Julian T. Hightower Chair in Systems & Control (currently on leave) in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). He received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech in 1983 and a PhD in Systems Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1988. He held faculty positions at the University of Minnesota, University of Texas-Austin, and University of California-Los Angeles. Prof. Shamma is a recipient of the NSF Young Investigator Award (1992), the American Automatic Control Council Donald P. Eckman Award (1996), and the Mohammed Dahleh Award (2013), and he is a Fellow of the IEEE (2006). He is currently an Associate Editor for Games (2012–present) and a Senior Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems (2013–present). Prof. Shamma's research is in the general area of feedback control and systems theory. His most recent research has been in decision and control for distributed multiagent systems and the related topics of game theory and network science, with applications to cyberphysical and societal network systems.  Jeff's other interests include fishing whenever he can, learning Brazilian jiu jitsu, and chatting (arguing) with his brother.

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