Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Simaan, Marwan
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Simaan, Marwan
Professor Emeritus; Past Chair (1991-1998); Currently Florida 21st Century Chair and Distinguished Professor, Department of EECS, University of Central Florida
Emeritus Professor
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PhD in EE: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL 1972
MS in EE: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 1970
BS in EE: American University of Beirut, Lebanon 1968 (with Distinction and Honors)

Control Systems, Game Theory, and Optimization Methods:

  • Control and Performance Optimization of the Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
  • Cooperative Control of Teams of Semi-Autonomous Systems
  • Agile Control of Military Operations in the Presence of an Adversary
  • Dynamic Games with emphasis on the Stackelberg Leader-Follower Strategies
  • Control and Optimization of Metal Rolling/Cooling Processes
  • Flow and Congestion Control in Networks with Competitive Users

Signal Processing:

  • Geophysical Signal Processing, Deconvolution
  • Multichannel Array Processing
  • Seismic Imaging and Interpretation of the Earth subsurface
  • Pattern Recognition
  • AI and Knowledge-Based Signal and Image Processing
  • Multi-Target Tracking


  • Array Signal Processing
  • Adaptive Antenna Arrays, Beamforming
  • Interference Attenuation
  • Flow and Congestion Control in Networks with Competitive Users