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Linda Bushnell

Linda Bushnell
Treasurer
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-2500
Phone: 
206-221-6717
Fax: 
206-543-3842
Bio: 
Dr. Linda Bushnell is a Research Associate Professor at the Electrical Engineering Department of the University of Washington, where she has been on the faculty for 14 years. Her research interests include networked control systems, control of complex networks, and secure-control. She is a recipient of the US Government Superior Civilian Service Award, NSF ADVANCE Fellowship, and IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) Recognition Award. She is a Senior Member of the IEEE. For the American Automatic Control Council (AACC), she is currently the Treasurer of the AACC and a Member of the TC Control Education. She was the Workshop Chair for 2013 ACC, Technical Program Chair for 2007 ACC, Publicity Chair for 2005 ACC, Vice-Chair for Publications for 1999 ACC, and Vice-Chair for Invited Sessions for 1998 ACC. For IEEE CSS, she is a Distinguished Lecturer, a member of the Women in Control Committee, a member of the TC Control Education, a member of the History Committee, Liaison to IEEE Women in Engineering, and 2014 Appointed Member to the Board of Governors. She was the Secretary-Administrator and Member of the Executive Committee from 2001 – 2007, Member of the Board of Governors 1999 – 2007, Associate Editor of the IEEE CSM 1999 – 2002, Vice-Chair for Invited Sessions for 2001 CCA, Chairperson of the History Standing Committee 1997 – 2000, and Vice-Chair for Invited Sessions for 2000 CDC. For the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), she is the General Co-Chair for the Conference on High Confidence Networked Systems (HiCoNS) at CPSWeek 2014, and was the Technical Program Co-Chair for the HiCoNS at CPSWeek 2013. She has also been a member of multiple Technical Program Committees for the CDC, ACC, HiCoNS, and ISIC conferences. She received her Ph.D. in EE from UC Berkeley in 1994, her M.A. in Mathematics from UC Berkeley in 1989, her M.S. in EE from UConn in 1987, and her B.S. in EE from UConn in 1985. She also received her MBA from the University of Washington Foster School of Business in 2010. She teaches courses in Linear Systems Theory, Circuit Theory, and Continuous-time Signals and Systems.