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Cyber-Physical Systems Laboratory
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of California at Los Angeles
11/29/16: Prof. Tabuada becomes an IEEE Fellow.
10/07/16: Ayca Balkan wins the best paper award at EMSOFT 2016.
04/18/16: Yasser Shoukry wins the best paper award at ICCPS 2016.
12/17/15: Prof. Tabuada is awarded the 2015 Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
08/01/15: Journal of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems special issue on Formal Methods in Control. Consider submitting your best papers!
01/09/15: Ayca Balkan wins the best student paper award at ICC.
My main research interests cover a range of topics which could be described as a modern systems theory. In particular, I'm interested in modeling, analysis, and control of real-time, embedded, networked and distributed cyber-physical systems. Other research interests include geometrical nonlinear control and mathematical systems theory.
|Awards and Honors:||Odds and ends:|
IEEE Fellow, 2017.
EMSOFT Best Paper Award, 2016.
ICCPS Best Paper Award, 2016.
IEEE CSS Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize, 2015.
ICC Best Student Paper Award, 2015.
ICCPS Best Paper Award, 2014.
Plenary speaker, NecSys, 2013.
IEEE CSS George S. Axelby Award, 2011.
EMSOFT Best Paper Award, 2010.
Plenary speaker, WODES, 2010.
Semi-plenary Speaker, ACC, 2010.
AACC Donald P. Eckman Award, 2009.
NSF CAREER Award, 2005.
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Computing Robust Controlled Invariant Sets of Linear Systems
Matthias Rungger and Paulo Tabuada
To appear in IEEE TAC, 2018.
Control Barrier Function Based Quadratic Programs for Safety Critical Systems
Aaron D. Ames, Xiangru Xu, Jessy W. Grizzle, and Paulo Tabuada
To appear in IEEE TAC, 2017.
First steps toward formal controller synthesis for bipedal robots with experimental implementation
Aaron D. Ames, Paulo Tabuada, Austin Jones, Wen-Loong Mae, Matthias Rungger, Bastian Schürmann, Shishir Kolathaya, and Jessy W. Grizzle
To appear in Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, 2017.
Secure State Estimation for Cyber-Physical Systems Under Sensor Attacks: A Satisfiability Modulo Theory Approach
Yasser Shoukry, Pierluigi Nuzzo, Alberto Puggelli, Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, Sanjit A. Seshia, Paulo Tabuada
To appear in IEEE TAC, 2017.
Closed-Form Controlled Invariant Sets for Pedestrian Avoidance
Yasser Shoukry, Paulo Tabuada, Stephanie Tsuei, Mark Milam, Jessy W. Grizzle, and Aaron D. Ames
To appear in ACC, 2017.
SMC: Satisfiability Modulo Convex Optimization
Yasser Shoukry, Pierluigi Nuzzo, Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, Sanjit A. Seshia, George J. Pappas, Paulo Tabuada
To appear in HSCC, 2017.
PrOLoc: Resilient Localization with Private Observers Using Partial Homomorphic Encryption
Amr Alanwar, Yasser Shoukry, Supriyo Chakraborty, Paul Martin, Paulo Tabuada, Mani Srivastava
To appear in IPSN, 2017.
Secure State Estimation Against Sensor Attacks in the Presence of Noise
Shaunak Mishra, Yasser Shoukry, Nikhil Karamchandani, Suhas Diggavi, Paulo Tabuada
IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 4(1), 49-59, 2017.
Special issue on Secure Control of Cyber-Physical Systems
Underminer: A Framework for Automatically Identifying Non-Convergent Behaviors in Black-Box System Models
Ayca Balkan, Paulo Tabuada, Jyotirmoy Deshmukh, Xiaoqing Jin, and James Kapinski
EMSOFT 2016. Best paper award.
Privacy-Aware Quadratic Optimization Using Partially Homomorphic Encryption
Yasser Shoukry, Konstantinos Gatsis, Amr Alanwar, George J. Pappas, Sanjit A. Seshia, Mani Srivastava, Paulo Tabuada
Scalable Motion Planning Using Lazy SMT-Based Solving
Yasser Shoukry, Pierluigi Nuzzo, Indranil Saha, Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, Sanjit A. Seshia, George J. Pappas, Paulo Tabuada
Decomposing Controller Synthesis for Safety Specifications
Eric Dallal, Paulo Tabuada
Synthesis of Safety Controllers Robust to Unmodeled Intermittent Disturbances
Eric Dallal, Paulo Tabuada, Daniel Neider
System Identification in the Presence of Adversarial Outputs
Mehrdad Showkatbakhsh, Paulo Tabuada, Suhas Diggavi
Robust Linear Temporal Logic
Paulo Tabuada and Daniel Neider
Controller Synthesis for Mode-Target Games
Ayca Bakan, Moshe Vardi, Paulo Tabuada
A science of CPS Robustness (NSF: 1645824)
Cyber-Physical Systems Virtual Organization: Active Resources (NSF: 1521617) led by Vanderbilt University and in collaboration with U. Arizona, and UPenn.
CPS: Frontier: Collaborative Research: Correct-by-Design Control Software Synthesis for Highly Dynamic Systems (NSF: 1239085) led by UMich and in collaboration with CMU, and Texas A&M.
ExCAPE: Expeditions in Computer Augmented Program Engineering, led by UPenn and in collaboration with Berkeley, Cornell, UIUC, Maryland, Michigan, MIT, and Rice.
SPARCS: Synthesis of Platform-aware Attack-Resilient Control Systems, a DARPA HACMS project led by UPenn.
Foundations of secure cyber-physical systems (NSF:1136174) with Suhas Diggavi, Rafail Ostrovsky, Mani Srivastava, and Amit Sahai.
Towards robust cyber-physical systems (NSF:1035916) with Rupak Majumdar at UCLA/MPI.
Closing the gap in controller synthesis (NSF:0953994) with Rupak Majumdar at UCLA/MPI.
An anytime approach to real-time embedded control (NSF:0834771) with Vijay Gupta at Notre Dame.
Design and run-time techniques for physically coupled software (NSF:0820061) with Mani Srivastava at UCLA, Rajesh Gupta at UCSD, and Ramesh Govindan at USC.
SGER: Event-triggered control over sensor/actuator wireless networks (NSF:0841216)
Control and real-time scheduling co-design (NSF:0712502)
Automated synthesis of embedded control software (NSF CAREER:0717188)
EE239AS, From Data to Models, Spring 2017
EE141, Principles of Feedback Control, Winter 2017
EE239AS, Verification and Control of Hybrid Systems, Fall 2016
EE141, Principles of Feedback Control, Winter 2015
EE239AS, Geometric Nonlinear Control, Fall 2014
EE141, Principles of Feedback Control, Winter 2014
EEM240A, Linear Dynamical Systems, Fall 2013
EE141, Principles of Feedback Control, Winter 2013
EE239AS, Verification and Control of Hybrid Systems, Fall 2012
EE188, Introduction to Power Systems, Winter 2012
EE141, Principles of Feedback Control, Spring 2011
EE239, From Data to Models, Winter 2011
EEM240A, Linear Dynamical Systems, Fall 2010
EE239AS, Verification and Control of Hybrid Systems, Spring 2010
EE141, Principles of Feedback Control, Winter 2010
EE141, Principles of Feedback Control, Fall 2009
EE239AS-2, Geometric Nonlinear Control, Spring 2009
EE141, Principles of Feedback Control, Winter 2009
EE141, Principles of Feedback Control, Fall 2008
EE141, Principles of Feedback Control, Spring 2008
EEM240A, Linear Dynamical Systems, Winter 2008
EE102, Systems and Signals, Fall 2007
EE142, Linear Systems: State-Space, Winter 2007
EEM240A, Linear Dynamical Systems, Fall 2006
Prof. Raphael Jungers on sabbatical leave from UCLouvain.
Yasser Shoukry (M.Sc. and B.Sc. Ain Shams University, Ph.D. UCLA), postdoctoral researcher (2015-), co-advised with S. Seshia at UC Berkeley and G. J. Pappas at UPenn.
Ayca Balkan (B.Sc. Middle East Technical University), Ph.D. student (2010-).
Omar Hussien (M.Sc. and B.Sc. Cairo University), Ph.D. student (2013-).
Mehrdad Showkatbakhsh (B.Sc. Sharif University), Ph.D. student (2013-), co-advised with Prof. Diggavi.
Joris Kenanian (M.Sc. and B.Sc. École Normale Supérieure de Lyon), Ph.D. student (2014-).
Former group members:
Eric Dallal (Ph.D. University of Michigan), postdoctoral researcher (2014-2016). Now at AIR Worldwide.
Daniel Neider (Ph.D. RWTH Aachen), postdoctoral researcher (2015-2016). Now Research Group Leader at Max Planck Institute for Software Systems.
Matthias Rungger (Ph.D. University of Kassel and B.Sc. TUMunich), 2012-2014. Now postdoctoral researcher at TUMunich.
Elaine Render, 2010-2011. Co-advised with Prof. Majumdar.
Pritam Roy, 2010-2011. Co-advised with Prof. Majumdar. Now at Calypto Design Systems.
Ramkrishna Pasumarthy 2008-2009. Now Assistant Professor at IIT Madras, India.
Giordano Pola 2006-2007. Now Assistant Professor at University of l'Aquila, Italy.
Yasser Shoukry (M.Sc. and B.Sc. Ain Shams University, Ph.D. UCLA), Ph.D. student (2011-2015), co-advised with Prof. Srivastava. Now a postdoc at UCLA/UC Berkeley/UPenn.
Sina Caliskan (M.Sc. Bilkent University and B.Sc. Middle East Technical University), Ph.D. student (2010-2015). Now at Mathworks.
Anne-Kathrin Schmuck, Visiting Ph.D. Student from TUBerlin, Germany (March and December 2014).
Jose Araujo, Visiting Ph.D. Student from KTH, Sweden (Winter 2012-Summer 2012).
Bruno Lacerda, visiting Ph.D. Student from ISR/IST, Portugal, (Fall 2011).
Tijs Donkers, visiting Ph.D. student from TU/e, The Netherlands (Fall 2010). Now Assistant Professor at TU/e.
Manuel Mazo Jr., 2007-2010. Now Assistant Professor at TU Delft, The Netherlands.
Adolfo Anta, 2006-2010. Now at GE Global Research, Munich, Germany.
Soheil Samii, Visiting Ph.D. Student from Linkoping University,
Sweden (Spring 2009 and Summer 2009).
Bastian Schürmann (B.Sc. TUKaiserslautern), (2013-2014). Now a Ph.D. student at TUMunich.
Suzanne Weller, visiting M.Sc. student from TUDelft, Fall 2013.
Hamza Fawzi (B.Sc. École des Mines de Paris), 2010-2012. Now a Lecturer at the University of Cambridge.
Pitcha Prasitmeeboon, 2010-2011. Now a Ph.D. student at Columbia University.
Yusuf Yucel (B.Sc. Bilkent University), 2009-2011. Currently at Rockwell Collins.
James Marcelin, 2009-2010.
Anna Davitian (B.Sc. UCLA), 2007-2009, co-advised with Prof. Kaiser. Now at AeroVironment.
Andre Dias (B.Sc. Instituto Superior Tecnico), 2007.
Jean Auriol, Undergraduate student from MINES ParisTech, Summer 2014.
Caron Zhang, Undergraduate student, Fall 2011-Spring 2012. Now a M.Sc. student at Caltech.
Sara Asaadi, Undergraduate student, Winter 2010.
Garik Rostomyan, Undergraduate student, Summer 2009-Winter 2010. Now a M.Sc. student at UCLA.
Annie Chen, Undergraduate student, Winter 2009 and Spring 2009. Now a Ph.D. student at MIT.
Wenhui Zhang visiting undergraduate student from Fudan University, China, Summer 2008.
Catvu Bui, Winter 2008 and Spring 2008 now at DiCon Fiberoptics.
Yuan Fu, Winter 2008 and Spring 2008.
John Larson, Winter 2008 and Spring 2008.
Shilloam Won, Winter 2008 and Spring 2008.
Michael Dokhanchy, Fall 2007.
High School students
Megan Ross, visiting High School Student from Chadwick High, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA, Summer of 2008.
Journals and Conferences:
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (Associate Editor: 2010-2012)
IEEE Embedded Systems Letters (Associate Editor: 2009-2011)
56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (Program Committee)
International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS) 2017 (Program Committee)
International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS) 2016 (Program Committee)
5th IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems (Program Committee co-chair)
European Control Conference (ECC) 2015 (Program Committee)
International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS) 2015 (Program Committee)
14th International Conference on Embedded Software (EMSOFT) (Program Committee)
53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (Program Committee)
International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS) 2014 (Program Committee)
Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control (HSCC) 2014 (Program Committee)
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