Preprints

  1. Richard Y. Zhang, Cedric Josz, Somayeh Sojoudi, and Javad Lavaei, How Much Restricted Isometry is Needed In Nonconvex Matrix Recovery?, Preprint, 2018.

  2. Cedric Josz, Yi Ouyang, Richard Y. Zhang, Javad Lavaei, Somayeh Sojoudi, A Theory on the Absence of Spurious Optimality, Preprint, 2018.

  3. Richard Y. Zhang and Javad Lavaei, Efficient Algorithm for Large-and-Sparse LMI Feasibility Problems, Preprint, 2018.

  4. SangWoo Park, Reza Mohammadi-Ghazi, and Javad Lavaei, Joint State Estimation and Sparse Topology Error Detection for Nonlinear Power Systems, Preprint, 2018.

  5. Hamid Mahboubi and Javad Lavaei, Analysis of Semidefinite Programming Relaxation of Optimal Power Flow for Cyclic Networks, Preprint, 2018.

  6. Han Feng and Javad Lavaei, A Convex Approximation of Optimal Distributed Controller in Frequency Domain, Preprint, 2018.

  7. Igor Molybog, Ramtin Madani, and Javad Lavaei, Conic Optimization for Robust Quadratic Regression: Deterministic Bounds and Statistical Analysis, Preprint, 2018.

  8. Ming Jin, Han Feng, and Javad Lavaei, Multiplier-based Observer Design for Large-Scale Lipschitz Systems, Preprint, 2018.

  9. Yi Ouyang, Richard Y. Zhang, Javad Lavaei, and Pravin Varaiya, Conic Approximation with Provable Guarantee for Traffic Signal Offset Optimization, Preprint, 2018.

  10. Ming Jin and Javad Lavaei, Control-Theoretic Analysis of Smoothness for Stability-Certified Reinforcement Learning, Preprint, 2018.

  11. Richard Y. Zhang, Javad Lavaei, and Ross Baldick, Spurious Local Minima in Power System State Estimation, Preprint, 2018.

  12. Salar Fattahi, Javad Lavaei, and Alper Atamturk, A Bound Strengthening Method for Optimal Transmission Switching in Power Systems, Preprint, 2017.

  13. Richard Y. Zhang and Javad Lavaei, Solving Sparse Semidefinite Programs in Near-Linear Time, Preprint, 2017.

  14. Abdulrahman Kalbat and Javad Lavaei, A Fast Distributed Algorithm for Sparse Semidenite Programs, Preprint, 2016.

  15. Ramtin Madani, Ghazal Fazelnia, and Javad Lavaei, Rank-2 Solution for Semidefinite Relaxation of Arbitrary Polynomial Optimization Problems, Technical report, 2014.

  16. Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei, Network Topologies Guaranteeing Zero Duality Gap for Optimal Power Flow Problem, Technical report, 2012.

Journal Papers

  1. Ramtin Madani, Javad Lavaei, and Ross Baldick, Convexification of Power Flow Equations for Power Systems in Presence of Noisy Measurements, conditionally accepted as a full paper for IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2018.

  2. Ming Jin, Javad Lavaei, and Karl Henrik Johansson, Power Grid AC-based State Estimation: Vulnerability Analysis Against Cyber Attacks, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2018.

  3. Somayeh Sojoudi, Salar Fattahi and Javad Lavaei, Convexification of Generalized Network Flow Problem, to appear in Mathematical Programming, pp. 1-39, 2017.

  4. Ramtin Madani, Abdulrahman Kalbat, and Javad Lavaei, A Low-Complexity Parallelizable Numerical Algorithm for Sparse Semidefinite Programming, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2017.

  5. Yu Zhang, Ramtin Madani, and Javad Lavaei, Conic Relaxations for Power System State Estimation with Line Measurements, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2017.

  6. Salar Fattahi, Ghazal Fazelnia, Javad Lavaei, and Murat Arcak, Transformation of Optimal Centralized Controllers Into Near-Globally Optimal Static Distributed Controllers, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2017.

  7. Salar Fattahi, Morteza Ashraphijuo, Javad Lavaei, and Alper Atamturk, Conic Relaxations of the Unit Commitment Problem, Energy, vol. 134, pp. 1079-1095, 2017.

  8. Daniel Molzahn, Florian Dorfler, Henrik Sandberg, Steven Low, Sambuddha Chakrabarti, Ross Baldick, and Javad Lavaei, A Survey of Distributed Optimization and Control Algorithms for Electric Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 8, no.6, pp. 2941-2962, 2017.

  9. Ramtin Madani, Somayeh Sojoudi, Ghazal Fazelnia, and Javad Lavaei, Finding Low-rank Solutions of Sparse Linear Matrix Inequalities using Convex Optimization, SIAM Journal on Optimization, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 725-758, 2017.

  10. Ramtin Madani, Javad Lavaei and Ross Baldick, Constraint Screening for Security Analysis of Power Networks, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 1828-1838, 2017.

  11. Ghazal Fazelnia, Ramtin Madani, Abdulrahman Kalbat and Javad Lavaei, Convex Relaxation for Optimal Distributed Control Problems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. 206-221, 2017.

  12. Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei, Semidefinite Relaxations for Nonlinear Optimization Problems, INFORMS Optimization Society Newsletter, pp. 20-29, 2016.

  13. Ramtin Madani, Morteza Ashraphijuo and Javad Lavaei, Promises of Conic Relaxation for Contingency-Constrained Optimal Power Flow Problem, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 1297-1307, 2016.

  14. Ramtin Madani, Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei, Convex Relaxation for Optimal Power Flow Problem: Mesh Networks, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 30, no.1, pp. 199-211, 2015.

  15. Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei, Exactness of Semidefinite Relaxations for Nonlinear Optimization Problems with Underlying Graph Structure, SIAM Journal on Optimization, vol.24, no. 4, pp. 1746-1778, 2014.

  16. Matt Kraning, Eric Chu, Javad Lavaei and Stephen Boyd, Dynamic Network Energy Management via Proximal Message Passing, Foundations and Trends in Optimization, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 1-54, 2014.

  17. Javad Lavaei, David Tse and Baosen Zhan, Geometry of Power Flows and Optimization in Distribution Networks, IEEE Transactions on Power System, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 572-583, 2014.

  18. Javad Lavaei and Steven Low, Zero Duality Gap in Optimal Power Flow Problem, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 92-107, 2012.

  19. Javad Lavaei and Richard Murray, Quantized Consensus by Means of Gossip Algorithm, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 19-32, 2012.

  20. Javad Lavaei, Decentralized Implementation of Centralized Controllers for Interconnected Systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 57, no. 7, pp. 1860-1865, 2012 (a longer version of the paper is available here).

  21. Javad Lavaei, Aydin Babakhani, Ali Hajimiri and John Doyle, Solving Large-Scale Hybrid Circuit-Antenna Problems, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 374-387, 2011.

  22. Javad Lavei and Somayeh Sojoudi, Time Complexity of Decentralized Fixed Mode Verification, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 971-976, 2010.

  23. Javad Lavaei, Somayeh Sojoudi and Amir Aghdam, Pole Assignment with Improved Control Performance by Means of Periodic Feedback, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 248-252, 2010.

  24. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Performance Improvement of Robust Controllers for Polynomially Uncertain Systems, Automatica, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 110-115, 2010.

  25. Somayeh Sojoudi, Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Robust Controllability and Observability Degrees of Polynomially Uncertain Systems, Automatica, vol. 45, no. 11, pp. 2640-2645, 2009.

  26. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Overlapping control design for multi-channel systems, Automatica, vol. 45, no. 5, pp. 1326-1331, 2009.

  27. Javad Lavaei, Ahmadreza Momeni and Amir Aghdam, LQ Suboptimal Decentralized Controllers with Disturbance Rejection Property for Hierarchical Systems, International Journal of Control, vol. 81, no. 11, pp. 1720-1732, 2008.

  28. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Stabilization of decentralized control systems by means of periodic feedback, Automatica, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 1120-1126, 2008.

  29. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Robust Stability of LTI Systems over Semi-Algebraic Sets using Sum-of-Squares Matrix Polynomials, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 417-423, 2008.

  30. Javad Lavaei, Ahmadreza Momeni and Amir Aghdam, A Model Predictive Decentralized Control Scheme With Reduced Communication Requirement for Spacecraft Formation, IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 268-278, 2008.

  31. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Control of Continuous-Time LTI Systems by Means of Structurally Constrained Controllers, Automatica, vol. 44, no. 1, 2008.

  32. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, A Graph Theoretic Method to Find Decentralized Fixed Modes of LTI Systems, Automatica, vol. 43, no. 12, pp. 2129-2133, 2007.

  33. Somayeh Sojoudi, Javad Lavaei and Amir G. Aghdam, Robust Stabilizability Verification of Polynomially Uncertain LTI Systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 52, no. 9, pp. 1721-1726, 2007.

  34. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, High-Performance Decentralized Control Design for General Interconnected Systems with Applications in Cooperative Control, International Journal of Control, vol. 80, no. 6, pp. 935-951, 2007.

  35. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Simultaneous LQ Control of a Set of LTI Systems using Constrained Generalized Sampled-Data Hold Functions, Automatica, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 274-280, 2007.

  36. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Optimal Periodic Feedback Design for Continuous-Time LTI Systems with Constrained Control Structure, International Journal of Control, vol. 80, no. 2, pp. 220-230, 2007.

Conference Papers

  1. Georgios Darivianakis, Salar Fattahi, John Lygeros, and Javad Lavaei, High-Performance Cooperative Distributed Model Predictive Control for Linear Systems, to appear in American Control Conference, 2018.

  2. Richard Y. Zhang, Javad Lavaei, and Ross Baldick, Spurious Critical Points in Power System State Estimation, 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2018.

  3. Ming Jin, Javad Lavaei, and Karl Johansson, A Semidefinite Programming Relaxation under False Data Injection Attacks against Power Grid AC State Estimation, 55th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, 2017.

  4. Richard Y. Zhang and Javad Lavaei, Modified Interior-Point Method for Large-and-Sparse Low-Rank Semidefinite Programs, Proc. 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2017.

  5. Salar Fattahi, Javad Lavaei, and Alper Atamturk, Promises of Conic Relaxations in Optimal Transmission Switching of Power Systems, Proc. 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2017.

  6. Salar FattahiĀ‡, Javad LavaeiĀ‡, and Murat Arcak, A Scalable Method for Designing Distributed Controllers for Systems with Unknown Initial States, Proc. 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2017.

  7. Salar Fattahi and Javad Lavaei, On the Convexity of Optimal Decentralized Control Problem and Sparsity Path, American Control Conference, 2017.

  8. Ramtin Madani, Javad Lavaei, Ross Baldick, and Alper Atamturk, Power System State Estimation and Bad Data Detection by Means of Conic Relaxation, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-50), 2017.

  9. Salar Fattahi and Javad Lavaei, Theoretical Guarantees for the Design of Near Globally Optimal Static Distributed Controllers, 54th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, 2016.

  10. Morteza Ashraphijuo, Salar Fattahi, Javad Lavaei, and Alper Atamturk, A Strong Semidefinite Programming Relaxation of the Unit Commitment Problem, Proc. 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2016.

  11. Ramtin Madani, Morteza Ashraphijuo, Javad Lavaei and Ross Baldick, Power System State Estimation with a Limited Number of Measurements, Proc. 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2016.

  12. Yu Zhang, Ramtin Madani, and Javad Lavaei, Power System State Estimation with Line Measurements, Proc. 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2016.

  13. Morteza Ashraphijuo and Javad Lavaei, Characterization of Rank-Constrained Feasibility Problems via a Finite Number of Convex Programs, Proc. 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2016.

  14. Ramtin Madani, Abdulrahman Kalbat and Javad Lavaei, ADMM for Sparse Semidefinite Programming with Applications to Optimal Power Flow Problem, Proc. 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2015.

  15. Morteza Ashraphijuo, Ramtin Madani and Javad Lavaei, Inverse Function Theorem for Polynomial Equations using Semidefinite Programming, Proc. 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2015.

  16. Salar Fatahi and Javad Lavaei, Convex Analysis of Generalized Flow Networks, Proc. 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2015.

  17. Ramtin Madani, Javad Lavaei and Ross Baldick, Convexification of Power Flow Problem over Arbitrary Networks, Proc. 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2015.

  18. Abdulrahman Kalbat and Javad Lavaei, A Fast Distributed Algorithm for Decomposable Semidefinite Programs, Proc. 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2015.

  19. Salar Fatahi, Ghazal Fazelnia and Javad Lavaei, Transformation of Optimal Centralized Controllers Into Near-Global Static Distributed Controllers, Proc. 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2015.

  20. Ramtin Madani, Morteza Ashraphijuo and Javad Lavaei, Promises of Conic Relaxation for Contingency-Constrained Optimal Power Flow Problem, Allerton (invited), 2014.

  21. Abdulrahman Kalbat, Ramtin Madani, Ghazal Fazelnia, and Javad Lavaei, Efficient Convex Relaxation for Stochastic Optimal Distributed Control Problem, Allerton, 2014.

  22. Somayeh Sojoudi, Ramtin Madani, Ghazal Fazelnia and Javad Lavaei, Graph-Theoretic Algorithms for Polynomial Optimization Problems, Proc. 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2014 (Tutorial paper).

  23. Ramtin Madani, Ghazal Fazelnia, Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei, Low-Rank Solutions of Matrix Inequalities With Applications to Polynomial Optimization and Matrix Completion Problems, Proc. 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2014.

  24. Ghazal Fazelnia, Ramtin Madani and Javad Lavaei, Convex Relaxation for Optimal Distributed Control Problem, Proc. 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2014.

  25. Javad Lavaei, Optimal Decentralized Control Problem as A Rank-Constrained Optimization, Allerton, 2013.

  26. Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei, On the Exactness of Semidefinite Relaxation for Nonlinear Optimization over Graphs: Part I, Proc. 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2013.

  27. Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei, On the Exactness of Semidefinite Relaxation for Nonlinear Optimization over Graphs: Part II, Proc. 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2013.

  28. Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei, Convexification of Generalized Network Flow Problem with Application to Power Systems, Proc. 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2013 (invited paper).

  29. Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei, Study of Nonlinear Power Optimization Problems using Algebraic Graph Theory, CAMSAP, 2013.

  30. Ramtin Madani, Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei, Convex Relaxation for Optimal Power Flow Problem: Mesh Networks, Asilomar, 2013 (invited paper).

  31. Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei, Convexification of Optimal Power Flow Problem by Means of Phase Shifters, IEEE SmartGridComm, 2013.

  32. Somayeh Sojoudi, Ramtin Madani and Javad Lavaei, Low-Rank Solution of Convex Relaxation for Optimal Power Flow Problem, IEEE SmartGridComm, 2013.

  33. Javad Lavaei, David Tse and Baosen Zhang, Geometry of Power Flows in Tree Networks, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, 2012.

  34. Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei, Physics of Power Networks Makes Hard Optimization Problems Easy To Solve, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, 2012.

  35. Javad Lavaei and Somayeh Sojoudi, Competitive Equilibria in Electricity Markets with Nonlinearities, American Control Conference, 2012.

  36. Javad Lavaei, Anders Rantzer and Steven Low, Power Flow Optimization Using Positive Programming, 18th IFAC World Congress, 2011.

  37. Javad Lavaei, Zero Duality Gap for Classical OPF Problem Convexifies Fundamental Nonlinear Power Problems, American Control Conference, 2011.

  38. Somayeh Sojoudi, Javad Lavaei and Richard Murray, Fault-Tolerant Controller Design with Applications in Power Systems and Synthetic Biology, American Control Conference, 2011.

  39. Javad Lavaei and Steven Low, Convexification of Optimal Power Flow Problem, Forty-Eighth Annual Allerton Conference, 2010 (invited paper).

  40. Javad Lavaei and Steven Low, Relationship Between Power Loss and Network Topology in Power Systems, Proc. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2010.

  41. Javad Lavaei, Somayeh Sojoudi and Richard Murray, Synthesis of Embedded Control Systems with High Sampling Frequencies, Proc. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2010.

  42. Javad Lavaei, Aydin Babakhani, Ali Hajimiri and John Doyle, Passively Controllable Smart Antennas, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2010.

  43. Aydin Babakhani, Javad Lavaei, John C. Doyle and Ali Hajimiri, Finding Globally Optimum Solutions in Antenna Optimization Problems, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, 2010.

  44. Javad Lavaei, Aydin Babakhani, Ali Hajimiri and John C. Doyle, Programmable Antenna Design Using Convex Optimization, 19th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, 2010 (invited paper).

  45. Javad Lavaei, Aydin Babakhani, Ali Hajimiri and John C. Doyle, A Study of Near-Field Direct Antenna Modulation Systems Using Convex Optimization, American Control Conference, Baltimore, 2010.

  46. Javad Lavaei, Somayeh Sojoudi and Richard Murray, Simple Delay-Based Implementation of Continuous-Time Controllers, American Control Conference, 2010.

  47. Javad Lavaei, John C. Doyle and Steven Low, Utility Functionals Associated With Available Congestion Control Algorithms, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2010.

  48. Javad Lavaei, A New Decentralization Technique for Interconnected Systems, Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2009.

  49. Javad Lavaei and Richard Murray, Quantized Consensus via Adaptive Stochastic Gossip Algorithm, Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2009.

  50. Javad Lavaei, John C. Doyle and Steven Low, Congestion Control Algorithms from Optimal Control Perspective, Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2009.

  51. Javad Lavaei, Aydin Babakhani, Ali Hajimiri and John C. Doyle, Solving Large-Scale Linear Circuit Problems via Convex Optimization, Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2009.

  52. Somayeh Sojoudi, Javad Lavaei and Amir G. Aghdam , Controllability and Observability of Uncertain Systems: A Robust Measure, Proc. 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2009.

  53. Javad Lavaei and Richard Murray, On Quantized Consensus by Means of Gossip Algorithm–Part I: Convergence Proof, American Control Conference, 2009.

  54. Javad Lavaei and Richard Murray, On Quantized Consensus by Means of Gossip Algorithm–Part II: Convergence Time, American Control Conference, 2009.

  55. Javad Lavaei and Somayeh Sojoudi, Complexity of Checking the Existence of a Stabilizing Decentralized Controller, American Control Conference, 2009.

  56. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, LQ Robust Controllers for Polynomially Uncertain Systems, Proc. 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2008.

  57. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Decentralized Pole Assignment for Interconnected Systems, American Control Conference, 2008.

  58. Javad Lavaei, Somayeh Sojoudi and Amir Aghdam, Rational Optimization using Sum-of-Squares Techniques, Proc. 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2007.

  59. Javad Lavaei, Somayeh Sojoudi and Amir Aghdam, Pole Assignment with Improved Control Performance by Means of Periodic Feedback, Proc. 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2007.

  60. Javad Lavaei, Ahmadreza Momeni and Amir Aghdam, Near-Optimal Decentralized Servomechanism Controller for Hierarchical Interconnected Systems, Proc. 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2007.

  61. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Characterization of Decentralized and Quotient Fixed Modes Via Graph Theory, American Control Conference, 2007.

  62. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, On Structurally Constrained Control Design with a Prespecified Form, American Control Conference, 2007.

  63. Javad Lavaei, Somayeh Sojoudi and Amir Aghdam, Stability Criterion for General Proper Systems with Constrained Control Structure, American Control Conference, New York, NY, 2007.

  64. Javad Lavaei, Ahmadreza Momeni and Amir Aghdam, A Cooperative Model Predictive Control Technique for Spacecraft Formation Flying, American Control Conference, 2007.

  65. Somayeh Sojoudi, Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Optimal Information Flow Structure for Control of Interconnected Systems, American Control Conference, 2007.

  66. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Robust Stability of LTI Discrete-Time Systems using Sum-of-Squares Matrix Polynomials, American Control Conference, 2006.

  67. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, High-Performance Simultaneous Stabilizing Periodic Feedback Control with a Constrained Structure, American Control Conference, 2006.

  68. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Optimal Generalized Sampled-Data Hold Functions with a Constrained Structure, American Control Conference , 2006.

  69. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Decentralized Control Design for Interconnected Systems Based on A Centralized Reference Controller, Proc. 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2006.

  70. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, Elimination of Fixed Modes by Means of High-Performance Constrained Periodic Control, Proc. 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2006.

  71. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, A Necessary and Sufficient Condition for Robust Stability of LTI Discrete-Time Systems Using Sum-of-Squares Matrix Polynomials, Proc. 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2006.

  72. Javad Lavaei and Amir Aghdam, A Necessary and Sufficient Condition for the Existence of a LTI Stabilizing Decentralized Overlapping Controller, Proc. 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2006.

  73. Javad Lavaei, Ahmadreza Momeni and Amir Aghdam, High-Performance Decentralized Control for Formation Flying with Leader-Follower Structure, Proc. 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2006.

Abstracts

  1. INFORMS 2016: On the Convexity of Optimal Decentralized Control Problem and Sparsity Path, Salar Fattahi and Javad Lavaei

  2. INFORMS 2016: Power System State Estimation in the Presence of Bad Data, Ramtin Madani, Javad Lavaei and Ross Baldick

  3. INFORMS 2016: Convexification of the Power System State Estimation Problem, Yu Zhang, Ramtin Madani and Javad Lavaei

  4. INFORMS 2016: Power System State Estimation with a Limited Number of Measurements, Ramtin Madani, Javad Lavaei and Ross Baldick

  5. INFORMS 2016: A Strong Semidefinite Programming Relaxation of the Unit Commitment Problem, Morteza Ashraphijuo, Salar Fattahi, Javad Lavaei and Alper Atamturk

  6. INFORMS 2016: Optimal Distributed Control of Power Systems, Salar Fattahi, Abdulrahman Kalbat and Javad Lavaei

  7. Modeling and Optimization - Theory and Applications 2016: Convexification of Power Flow Equations for Power Systems in Presence of Noisy Measurements and Bad Data, Ramtin Madani, Javad Lavaei and Ross Baldick

  8. Modeling and Optimization - Theory and Applications 2016: Power System State Estimation with Line Measurements, Yu Zhang, Ramtin Madani and Javad Lavaei

  9. Modeling and Optimization - Theory and Applications 2016: On the Convexity of Optimal Decentralized Control Problem and Sparsity Path, Salar Fattahi and Javad Lavaei

  10. International Conference on Continuous Optimization 2016: Optimal Distributed Control of Power Systems with a High Level of Renewable Energy, Abdulrahman Kalbat, Salar Fattahi and Javad Lavaei

  11. International Conference on Continuous Optimization 2016: Power System State Estimation with a Limited Number of Measurements, Ramtin Madani, Javad Lavaei and Ross Baldick

  12. International Conference on Continuous Optimization 2016: A Strong Semidefinite Programming Relaxation of the Unit Commitment Problem, Morteza Ashraphijuo, Javad Lavaei and Alper Atamturk

  13. International Conference on Continuous Optimization 2016: Penalized Semidefinite Programming Relaxation for Polynominal Optimization Problems, Ramtin Madani, Morteza Ashraphijuo and Javad Lavaei

  14. INFORMS International Conference 2016: Low-rank Solutions of Sparse Linear Matrix Inequalities, Ramtin Madani, Ghazal Fazelnia, Somayeh Sojoudi and Javad Lavaei

  15. INFORMS International Conference 2016: Penalized Semidefinite Programming Relaxation For Polynominal Optimization Problems, Morteza Ashraphijuo, Ramtin Madani, and Javad Lavaei

  16. INFORMS International Conference 2016: Convexification of Unit Commitment Problem, Morteza Ashraphijuo, Javad Lavaei, and Alper Atamturk

  17. INFORMS International Conference 2016: On Minimal Characterization of Feasible Sets Of Security-constrained Unit-commitment Problems, Ramtin Madani, Javad Lavaei, and Ross Baldick

  18. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (technical conference 2016): A Strong Semidefinite Programming Relaxation of the Unit Commitment Problem, Javad Lavaei, Alper Atamturk, and Morteza Ashraphijuo

  19. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (technical conference 2016): Power System State Estimation with a Limited Number of Measurements, Javad Lavaei, Ramtin Madani, and Ross Baldick

  20. INFORMS Optimization Society Conference 2016: Tutorial: Near-Global Solutions of Nonlinear Mixed-Integer Power Optimization Problems: Theory, Numerical Algorithm, and Case Studies, Javad Lavaei

  21. INFORMS Optimization Society Conference 2016: Convexification of Power Flow Problem over Arbitrary Networks, Ramtin Madani, Javad Lavaei, and Ross Baldick

  22. INFORMS Optimization Society Conference 2016: Convexification Of Unit Commitment Problem, Morteza Ashraphijuo, Javad Lavaei, and Alper Atamturk

  23. INFORMS 2015: Graph-theoretic Convexification of Power Optimization Problems, Ramtin Madani and Javad Lavaei

  24. INFORMS 2015: Convexification of Power Flow Problem over Arbitrary Networks, Ramtin Madani, Javad Lavaei, and Ross Baldick

  25. Modeling and Optimization - Theory and Applications 2015: A Fast Distributed Algorithm for Sparse Semidefinite Programs, Abdulrahman Kalbat and Javad Lavaei

  26. International Symposium on Mathematical Programming 2015: Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers for Sparse Semidefinite Programs, Abdulrahman Kalbat and Javad Lavaei

  27. International Symposium on Mathematical Programming 2015: Convexification of Optimal Power Flow Problem: Ramtin Madani, Morteza Ashraphijuo, Abdulrahman Kalbat, and Javad Lavaei

  28. International Symposium on Mathematical Programming 2015: Graph-Theoretic Convexification of Polynomial Optimization Problems: Theory and Applications, Javad Lavaei, Morteza Ashraphijuo, Abdulrahman Kalbat, Ramtin Madani, and Somayeh Sojoudi,

  29. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (technical conference 2015): Near-Global Solutions of Nonlinear Power Optimization Problems: Theory, Numerical Algorithm, and Case Studies, Javad Lavaei, Ramtin Madani, Abdulrahman Kalbat, Morteza Ashraphijuo, Somayeh Sojoudi, and Ross Baldick

  30. INFORMS 2014: Optimal Distributed Control of Power Systems, Ghazal Fazelnia, Abdulrahman Kalbat, Javad Lavaei, and Ramtin Madani

  31. INFORMS 2014: A Graph-theoretic Computational Method for Emerging Power Optimization Problems, Ramtin Madani, Ghazal Fazelnia, Javad Lavaei, and Somayeh Sojoudi

  32. INFORMS 2014: Convex Relaxation for Optimal Power Flow Problem: Mesh Networks, Javad Lavaei, Ramtin Madani, and Somayeh Sojoudi

  33. Modeling and Optimization – Theory and Applications 2014: Graph-Theoretic Algorithm for Nonlinear Power Optimization Problems, Javad Lavaei, Ramtin Madani, Somayeh Sojoudi, Ghazal Fazelnia, and Abdulrahman Kalbat

  34. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (technical conference 2014): Graph-Theoretic Algorithm for Arbitrary Polynomial Optimization Problems, Javad Lavaei, Ramtin Madani, Ghazal Fazelnia, Abdulrahman Kalbat, and Somayeh Sojoudi

  35. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (technical conference 2013): Low-Rank Solution for Nonlinear optimization over AC Transmission Networks, Javad Lavaei, Ramtin Madani, and Somayeh Sojoudi

  36. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (technical conference 2012): An Efficient Computational Method for Large-Scale Operations Planning, Javad Lavaei, Matt Kraning, Eric Chu, Stephen Boyd, Somayeh Sojoudi, Steven Low, Baosen Zhang, and David Tse

Theses

  1. Javad Lavaei, Large-Scale Complex Systems: From Antenna Circuits to Power Grids, Ph.D. Thesis, Control and Dynamical Systems, California Institute of Technology, May 2011.

  2. Javad Lavaei, High-Performance Robust Decentralized Control of Interconnected Systems, M.A.Sc. Thesis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, October 2006.