I am a PhD Candidate in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University. I am a member of the “Laboratory for Control, Optimization, and Power” supervised by Professor Javad Lavaei.
My current research interests include Nonlinear & Combinatorial Optimization, Optimal Control Theory, Distributed Optimization, Power Networks and Smart Grid.
madani (at) ee.columbia.edu
CEPSR (Schapiro) 820 – Columbia University
Electrical Engineering Department, Columbia University
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Our paper Low-Rank Solutions of Matrix Inequalities With Applications to Polynomial Optimization and Matrix Completion Problems has been selected as one of the 4 finalists for the best student paper award at IEEE Conference on Decision and Control 2014.