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Shayman Appointed Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Shayman Appointed Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Mark Shayman
Mark Shayman

ECE Professor Mark Shayman has been appointed Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs in the A. James Clark School of Engineering.

"He is an outstanding educator and mentor," said Dean Nariman Farvardin in a written statement. "Professor Shayman is extremely thoughtful, precise and meticulous in everything he undertakes and applies high standards of performance and integrity to all aspects of his work."

In his new position, Shayman will help the Clark School develop and implement its strategic plan, streamline faculty and graduate student activities, and launch new initiatives.

Shayman came to the University of Maryland in 1986 as an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering. He served as Associate Director for Education for the Institute for Systems Research (ISR) and was Director of the M.S. in Systems Engineering program. He also chaired committees in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and ISR.

His current research interests and activities are in communication network security, wireless networks and sensor networks. He received the National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award, the George Corcoran Award for Contributions to Electrical Engineering Education, and the Outstanding Professor Award from electrical engineering graduate students. He was also an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.

Shayman officially started his position as Associate Dean on July 1.

July 5, 2006


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Professor Shayman is extremely thoughtful, precise and meticulous in everything he undertakes and applies high standards of performance and integrity to all aspects of his work.

Dean Nariman Farvardin



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