Prof. Linda Bushnell is a research associate professor in the Electrical Engineering Department of the University of Washington. She received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and an MA in math from UC Berkeley, and both an MS and a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut. She also holds an MBA from the UW Foster School of Business. Her research interests include networked control systems and secure-control.
Bushnell is a recipient of the US Army Superior Civilian Service Award, NSF ADVANCE Fellowship and IEEE CSS Recognition Award. She was elected a Fellow of the IEEE for her contributions to networked control systems. She has been a member of the IEEE since 1985, a member of the IEEE CSS since 1990 and a member of the IEEE Women in Engineering since 2013. For IEEE CSS, she currently is a Member of the Board of Governors, a Distinguished Lecturer, a member of the Women in Control Standing Committee, a member of the TC Control Education, a member of the History Committee and the Liaison to IEEE Women in Engineering. For the American Automatic Control Council (AACC), she currently is the Treasurer and a Member of the Technical Committee on Control Education.