Iman Shames



Control theory, numerical optimization, signal processing, secure control systems, distributed systems, distributed algorithms


Decision making for dynamical systems under uncertainty, optimisation theory and its application in control and estimation, and mathematical systems theory of cyber–physical systems.


Iman Shames is currently Professor of Mechatronics at CIICADA Lab, in the School of Engineering at ANU. Previously, he was an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Melbourne from 2014 to 2020 and a Senior Lecturer and a McKenzie fellow at the same department from 2012 to 2014. Before this, he was an ACCESS Postdoctoral Researcher at the ACCESS Linnaeus Centre, the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. He received his in Electrical Engineering from Shiraz University in 2006, and a Ph.D. degree in engineering from the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia in 2011.

Activities & Awards

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