Background


EDUCATION

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Research Topic: Analysis, Control and Optimization of Large-Scale Complex Dynamical Networks
    Thesis Committee: Prof. George Verghese (advisor), Prof. Pablo Parrilo and Prof. Devavrat Shah
    GPA: 5.0/5.0. Minor: Physics


EXPERIENCE

University of Pennsylvania
    Raj and Neera Singh Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering

University of Pennsylvania
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering (GRASP lab)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Research and Teaching Assistant
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Santa Fe Institute
    Visiting Scholar in Complex Systems
    Research Topic: Dynamical Processes in Complex Networks


PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
    
    Service work:
  • Organizer of session on Social and Economic Networks at IFORS '13
  • Co-Organizer of the IEEE Network Theory Symposium at GlobalSIP '13
  • Member of the IEEE Control Systems Society Conference Editorial Board
  • MTC of the IEEE Symposium on Emerging Challenges in Network Sensing, Inference, and Communication
  • MTC of the IEEE Symposium on Network Theory
  • Organizer of the Next Generation Network Science session at the 2011 IEEE Asilomar Conference

    Referee in journals and conferences

  • IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
  • IEEE Transactions on Networked Control Systems
  • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems
  • IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
  • IEEE Transactions on Networking
  • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
  • IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
  • Operations Research
  • SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization
  • Systems and Control Letters
  • International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control
  • Neural Computing and Applications Journal
  • IEEE American Control Conference
  • IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
  • IFAC Workshop on Estimation and Control of Networked Systems
  • Member of IEEE, SIAM and IFAC


INVITED SEMINARS
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Duke University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Rutgers University
  • Temple University