Laboratory for Control, Optimization, and Power
Postdoctoral positions are available in the areas of optimization theory, machine learning, energy systems, and control theory. To apply, please email a CV along with sample research papers to Professor Javad Lavaei (lavaei@berkeley.edu).
Brief Biography
Javad Lavaei works on various interdisciplinary problems in control theory, optimization theory, power systems, and machine learning.
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
