Julian T. Hightower Chair in Systems & Control
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering (by courtesy)
Professor of Computer Science (by courtesy)
Jeff Shamma's general research interest is feedback control and systems theory. His most recent area of interest is game theory and decision making for multiagent models in engineered and societal networked systems.
Jeff 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 has held faculty positions at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; University of Texas, Austin; and University of California, Los Angeles; and visiting positions at Caltech and MIT. In 2007, Jeff returned to Georgia Tech where he is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Julian T. Hightower Chair in Systems & Control.
Jeff is a recipient of the NSF Young Investigator Award (1992) and the American Automatic Control Council Donald P. Eckman Award (1996), and a Fellow of the IEEE (2006). He previously served on the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board (2008–2011) and is currently an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (2009–present) and Games (2012–present).
December 2013: Plenary speaker at 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC2013)
April 2013: Mohammed Dahleh Distinguished Lecture Award
April 2013: Invited speaker at Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO)
March 2013: Appointed Senior Editor for IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems
November 2012: Appointed Associate Editor for Games
December 2012: Invited lecture at Kyoto University
June 2012: AACC Donald P. Eckman Award to former PhD advisee Jason Marden, U Colorado
May 2012: coPI on ARO MURI on Evolution of Cultural Norms and Dynamics of Socio-Political Change, led by Ali Jadbabaie, U Penn
May 2012: Doctoral defense of Michael J. Fox on Distributed Learning in Large Populations
February 2012: Invited speaker for ACCESS Distinguished Lecture Series, KTH Royal Institute of Technology