Laboratory for Control, Optimization, and Power
Brief Biography
Javad Lavaei works on various interdisciplinary problems in control theory, optimization theory, power systems, and data science.
Positions
Multiple postdoctoral positions are available in the areas of optimization theory, data science, energy systems, and distributed control. To apply, please email me a CV along with sample research papers.
News
October 2018: The Berkeley team led by Professor Somayeh Sojoudi, and coled by Professor Shmuel Oren and myself, have been selected to receive funding to participate in the ARPAE $4M Cash Prize competition on grid optimization (link 1, link 2)
September 2018: Professor Somayeh Sojoudi, Professor Kameshwar Poolla and I have received a seed grant from the Siebel Energy Institute for the project “Secure Data Analysis Tools to Accelerate Efficiency, Resiliency, and Sustainability of Power Systems”.
October 2014: Talks at UC Berkeley, Stanford, UT Austin, Texas, and CMU A&M (slides)
December 2013: Talks at UCLA, Google, and IBM (new results on three problems of lowrank LMI, polynomial optimization and distributed control; see the slides here)
May 2013: Member of the Technical Program Committee for IEEE SmartGridComm 2013, Symposium: The Whole Picture  Sense, Communicate, Compute, Control
