Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Coordinated Science Laboratory
University of Illinois at Urbana-Chamgaign
Sean P. Meyn received the BA degree in Mathematics Summa Cum Laude from UCLA in 1982 and the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University in 1987. After a two year postdoctoral fellowship at the Australian National University in Canberra, Dr. Meyn and his family moved to the Midwest. He is now a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Research Professor in the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois. He has held visiting positions with the Australian National University; the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore; the Technion, Haifa; and the University of Versailles in France. During 1997-1998, he was a Fulbright Research Scholar in India.
Dr. Meyn is an IEEE fellow. He is coauthor with Richard Tweedie of the monograph Markov Chains and Stochastic Stability and received jointly with Tweedie the 1994 ORSA/TIMS Best Publication In Applied Probability Award.
His current research interests include complex networks and information theory.