- Jeff Shamma, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
- Joaquim J. Júdice, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
Jeff Shamma, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Short bio: Jeff Shamma is the Julian T. Hightower Chair in Systems & Control in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. 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. Prior to returning to Georgia Tech in 2007, he held faculty positions at the University of Minnesota, University of Texas-Austin, and University of California-Los Angeles. Jeff 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 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) and a Senior Editor for the newly formed IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems.
He is invited by Roland Malhamé. Don't miss his presentation on May 12, 2014.
Joaquim J. Júdice, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
Short bio: Joaquim J. Júdice is a Retired Full Professor of the Department of Mathematics of University of Coimbra, since November 2011. He is also a current member of the Instituto de Telecomunicações of Portugal. He is an Associate Editor of 13 international research journals in the areas of Mathematics and Operational Research. He was referee of several papers submitted to 40 different international journals. He was in the Organizing Committee of 22 national and international conferences and in the Scientific Committee of 66 conferences. He was Director of the Department of Mathematics of the University of Coimbra for two years, President of Centro Internacional de Matemática (CIM) for four years, President of the Portuguese Operational Society (APDIO) for two years and Vice-President of the Portuguese Mathematical Society (SPM) for two years. He received the 2012 EUROPT Fellow. He is author or co-author of 70 papers in international research journals, 14 in national journals with referee and 23 in edited volumes with referee and of 19 books and lecture notes.
He is invited by Miguel F. Anjos. Don't miss his presentation on May 15, 2014.