Dr. Yacov Shamash

Dr. Shamash is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Stony Brook University. His academic administrative experiences have included service as Vice President for Economic Development and Dean of Engineering at Stony Brook University, Director of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Washington State University, and as Chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Florida Atlantic University. He has also held faculty positions at the University of Pennsylvania and Tel Aviv University. Dr. Shamash has been responsible for the establishment of numerous programs and centers involving university/industry/government partnerships at the national and state levels.

Dr. Shamash has served on the Boards of a number of public and private companies and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of KeyTronic Corp. (KTCC), Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (APDN), and Comtech Telecommunications Inc. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Long Island Software & Technology Network (LISTnet), and the Long Island Angel Network.

Dr. Shamash received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, England. He has authored more than 130 publications and is a Fellow of the IEEE."