Jeff S. Shamma

Professor (Adjunct), Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director, Center of Excellence for NEOM Research at KAUST 

Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division

Robotics, Intelligent Systems & Control (RISC)


Education Profile

  • ​​​​​​​​Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988
  • M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985
  • B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1983

Research Interests

​Professor 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 both cyberphysical and societal network systems.

Selected Publications

  • J.R. Marden and J.S. Shamma, "Game theory and distributed control", in H.P. Young and S. Zamir (Eds): Handbook of Game Theory, Volume IV, Elsevier, 2014.
  • G.C. Chasparis and J.S. Shamma, "Network formation: Neighborhood structures, establishment costs, and distributed learning", IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, December 2013, pp. 1950–1962.
  • M.J. Fox and J.S. Shamma, "Population games, stable games, and passivity", Games, October 2013, pp. 561–583.
  • J.S. Shamma, "An overview of LPV systems", in J. Mohammadpour and C. Scherer (Eds): Control of Linear Parameter Varying Systems with Applications, Springer, 2012.
  • J.R. Marden and J.S. Shamma, "Revisiting log-linear learning: Asynchrony, completeness and payoff-based implementa- tion", Games and Economic Behavior, July 2012, pp. 788–808.