Posts Tagged ‘Javad Lavaei’

Graduate Profile: Cédric Josz

Cédric Josz is a postdoctoral scholar in the IEOR department. He has just accepted a faculty position at Columbia University. Below is more about Cédric’s research and plans for the future. IEOR: Tell us a bit about your research. What topics are you interested in? How are you applying IEOR methods to solve them? Cédric…

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IEOR research selected as finalist for 2019 American Control Conference

The paper titled “On the Exponential Number of Connected Components for the Feasible Set of Optimal Decentralized Control Problems” by IEOR PhD student Han Feng and associate professor Javad Lavaei has been selected to be a finalist at the 2019 American Control Conference (ACC). ACC accepts over 1000 papers for each conference and only five are selected…

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Berkeley Engineers Selected to Modernize the Grid

The Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) has just selected eighteen teams, including two with UC Berkeley Engineering researchers, to participate in the new Grid Optimization (GO) Competition. The UC Berkeley team will be led by EECS assistant professor in residence Somayeh Sojoudi, IEOR associate professor Javad Lavaei, and IEOR professor of the graduate school, Shmuel Oren.…

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IEOR researchers receive NSF funding to investigate power systems

Alper Atamturk Javad Lavaei IEOR professors Javad Lavaei and Alper Atamturk have been awarded $360,000 in funding by the National Science Foundation to investigate computational methods for mixed-integer programs in power systems. The research will take place from 2018-2021. Title:  Computational Methods for Mixed-Integer Programs in Power Systems Abstract:  The goal of this project is to design…

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IEOR Researchers Lead Efforts To Address Environmental Challenges In Energy, Pollution And Global Warming

February 9, 2017 IEOR professors Max Shen, Shmuel Oren, Xin Guo, Ilan Adler, and Javad Lavaei are working on some of the most pressing problems of our time as lead researchers for the Environmental Science and New Energy Technology Research Center at the two-year-old Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI). The center brings together a multi-disciplinary team of researchers…

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Javad Lavaei Awarded SIAG/Control And Systems Theory Prize

The SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory (SIAG/CST) awards the SIAG/CST Prize every two years to an early career researcher for outstanding research contributions, as determined by the prize committee, to mathematical control or systems theory.  This year’s award goes to UC Berkeley Assistant Professor Javad Lavaei in recognition of “his work on…

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Lavaei Awarded $1M Grant From Office Of Naval Research

IEOR Assistant Professor Javad Lavaei has just been awarded a $1 million grant to support his work on nonlinear optimization from the Office of Naval Research (ONR).   The Director of Research Early Career Grant is extremely selective and will help cover research expenses up to $200k per year for 5 years. According to the ONR, Javad was…

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Javad Lavaei to receive Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research

On October 11, 2016, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research awarded 58 scientists and engineers approximately $20.8 million in grants as a part of their Young Investigator Research Program (YIP).  As one of the recipients, IEOR Assistant Professor Javad Lavaei will receive a grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for his research in Efficient Mathematical Methods…

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Javad Lavaei wins INFORMS ENRE Energy 2016 Best Publication Award

Javad Lavaei wins INFORMS ENRE Energy 2016 Best Publication Award Eugene Pang September 29, 2016 IEOR Assistant Professor Javad Lavaei has won the INFORMS ENRE Energy 2016 Best Publication Award for his paper titled “Convex Relaxation for Optimal Power Flow Problem: Mesh Networks.” Lavaei authored the paper along with Somayeh Sojoudi, Assistant Project Scientist at UC Berkeley and Ramtin Madani,…

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