Dr. Stirling is currently the Dean of Graduate Studies and a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Dr. Stirling’s research interests include stochastic processes, control theory and signal processing, with a recent focus on multi-agent systems theory, game theory, and social choice theory. He received his BA (Honors) in mathematics from the University of Utah in 1969, his MS in electrical engineering from the University of Utah in 1971, and his PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1983. From 1972 to 1975, he was employed by Rockwell International Corporation, Anaheim CA and Hill Air force Base, UT, and from 1975 to 1984 he worked for ESL Inc., Sunnyvale, CA. He joined the faculty of Brigham Young University in 1984.