Cédric Josz

I am pursuing a postdoc under the supervision of Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei at the University of California, Berkeley, in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. For more info, see my CV.


email: cedric.j
osz at berkeley.edu; address: Etcheverry Hall, 2521 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709.

Video: Application of Complex Polynomial Optimization for Optimal Power Flow, Banff International Research Station, March 2017.

PhD Thesis: Application of Polynomial Optimization to Electricity Transmission Networks, defended on July 13th 2016 (slides).

Preprints and Publications: Google Scholar arXiv

C. Josz, D. K. Molzahn, Multi-ordered Lasserre hierarchy for large scale polynomial optimization in real and complex variables, September 2017. 

C. Josz, J. B. Lasserre, B. Mourrain, Sparse Polynomial Interpolation: Compressed Sensing, Super Resolution, or Prony?, August 2017.

C. Josz, Counterexample to Global Convergence of DSOS and SDSOS Hierarchies, July 2017.

C. Josz, On the Relationship Between Real and Complex Linear Systems, May 2017.

C. Josz, Algorithm for Optimization and Interpolation based on Hyponormality, March 2017.

J. C. Gilbert, C. Josz, Plea for a Semidefinite Optimization Solver in Complex Numbers, March 2017.

D. K. Molzahn, C. Josz, I. A. Hiskens, Moment Relaxations of Optimal Power Flow Problems: Beyond the Convex Hull, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Washington D.C., December 2016 (preprint).

C. Josz, S. Fliscounakis, J. Maeght, and P. Panciatici, AC Power Flow Data in MATPOWER and QCQP Format: iTesla, RTE Snapshots, and PEGASE, arXiv, March 2016.

D. K. Molzahn, C. Josz, I. A. Hiskens, P. Panciatici, Computational Analysis of Sparsity Exploiting Moment Relaxations of the OPF Problem, 19th Power Systems Computation Conference, Genoa, June 2016 (preprint).

C. Josz, D. K. Molzahn, Moment/Sum-of-Squares Hierarchy for Complex Polynomial Optimization, August 2015.

D. K. Molzahn, C. Josz, I. A. Hiskens, P. Panciatici, A Laplacian-Based Approach for Finding Near Globally Optimal Solutions to OPF Problems, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Transactions on Power Systems, April 2016 (preprint).

D. K. Molzahn, C. Josz, I. A. Hiskens, P. Panciatici, Solution of Optimal Power Flow Problems Using Moment Relaxations Augmented with Objective Function Penalization, 54th Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, December 2015 (preprint).

C. Josz, D. Henrion, Strong Duality in Lasserre's Hierarchy for Polynomial Optimization, Springer, Optimization Letters, February 2015, (preprint).

C. Josz, J. Maeght, P. Panciatici, and J. C. Gilbert, Application of the Moment-SOS Approach to Global Optimization of the OPF Problem, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Transactions on Power Systems, May 2014, (preprint).

Related work

C. Josz, S. Fliscounakis, J. Maeght, and P. Panciatici, Power Flow Data for European High-Voltage Transmission Network: 89, 1354, 2869, and 9241-bus PEGASE Systems, MATPOWER 5.1, March 2015.

C. Josz, Analysis of the paper "Zero Duality Gap in Optimal Power Flow Problem" by J. Lavaei and S. Low, internship report, RTE, 2012.

Teaching assistantships (140 hours)

Numerical optimization: theory and algorithms

Nonsmooth convex optimization

Hilbert spaces

SCILAB programming

Education

Ph. D. in applied mathematicsUniversity of Paris VI
Master's degree in engineering  French state websiteENSTA Paristech, University of Paris-Saclay (2012)
Master's degree in mathematical modeling and methods for economics and financeUniversity of Paris I (2012)
Ċ
CV.pdf
(125k)
Cédric Josz,
Sep 14, 2017, 8:39 PM
Ċ
Cédric Josz,
Feb 2, 2017, 6:58 AM
Ċ
Cédric Josz,
Jun 13, 2015, 9:06 AM
Ċ
Cédric Josz,
Oct 3, 2016, 2:40 AM
Ċ
Cédric Josz,
Feb 2, 2017, 6:58 AM
Ċ
Cédric Josz,
Feb 1, 2017, 2:48 AM
Ċ
Cédric Josz,
Apr 24, 2016, 10:12 PM
Comments