Dr. Waseem A. Malik obtained both his MSc and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland College Park, in 2013 and 2014 respectively. Prior to pursuing graduate education, he completed dual bachelor’s degrees in 2007 in the fields of Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude and with Honors in Engineering, and Mathematics also from the University of Maryland College Park. He was awarded the A James Clark Graduate School Super Fellowship (2007-2010) for his doctoral studies. He is also a recipient of the OAEE Outstanding Teaching Award (2016-2017), Lily Chen Excellence in Teaching Fellowship (2009), the International Engineering Council’s William L. Everitt Award (2007) for academic excellence, and the McNair Ambassador Award (2006) for leadership excellence.
His research interests are in the fields of systems and control, optimization theory, cyber-physical systems, randomized algorithms, mathematical statistics, machine learning, and robotics. Currently, he is a Senior Professional Staff and Section Supervisor (Guidance, Navigation, and Control Group) at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Adjunct Faculty at the University of Maryland College Park, and Adjunct Faculty at the Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.