Publications

Journal

16. C. Somarakis, Y. Ghaedsharaf and N. Motee. Systemic Risk in Time-Delay Linear Dynamical Networks: Fundamental Limits and Tradeoffs. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Under Review.

15. Y. Ghaedsharaf and N. Motee. Performance analysis and improvement of time-delay linear consensus networks. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Under Review. 

14. N. Motee and Q. Sun. Localized Stability Certificates for Spatially Sparse Distributed Systems. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Under Review. 

13. M. Siami, N. Motee, G. Buzi, B. Bamieh, M. Khammash, J.C. Doyle. Fundamental Limits and Tradeoffs in Autocatalytic Networks. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Under Review. 

12. M. Siami and N. Motee. Abstraction of Linear Dynamical Networks with Guaranteed Systemic Performance Measures. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Under Review.

11. M. Siami and N. Motee. Growing Linear Consensus Networks Endowed by Spectral Systemic Performance Measures. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Under Review. 

10. C. Somarakis, E. Paraskevas, J.S. Baras and N. Motee. Convergence Analysis of Classes of Asymmetric Networks of Cucker-Smale Type with Deterministic Perturbations. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems. Under Review. 

9. M. Siami, S. Bolouki, B. Bamieh and N. Motee. Centrality Measures in Linear Consensus Networks with Structured Network Uncertainties. IEEE Transaction on Control of Network Systems. Accepted for Publication.  

8. N. Motee and Q. Sun. Sparsity and Spatial Localization Measures for Spatially Distributed Systems. SIAM Jounal on Control and Optimization (SICON), 55(1), pp. 200-235, 2017. 

7. M. Siami and N. Motee. New Spectral Bounds on H2-Norm of Linear Dynamical Networks Automatica. Volume 80, pp. 305-312, June 2017. 

6. S. Bolouki, R.P. Malhame, M. Siami and N. Motee. Eminence Grise Coalitions: On the Shaping of Public Opinion. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems. Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp. 133-145, June 2017. 

5. M. Siami and N. Motee. Fundamental Limits and Tradeoffs on Disturbance Propagation in Large-Scale Dynamical Networks. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Vol. 61, Issue: 12, pp. 4055-5062, December 2016.

4. N. Motee, B. Bamieh, and M. Khammash. Stability analysis of quasi-polynomial dynamical systems with applications to biological network models. Automatica. Vol 48, Issue 11, pp. 2945-2950, Nov. 2012.

3. N. Motee and A. Jadbabaie. Distributed Multi-Parametric Quadratic Programming. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Vol 54 (10): 2279-2289. Oct. 2009

2. N. Motee and A. Jadbabaie. Optimal control of spatially distributed systems. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Vol 53 (7): 1616-1629. Aug. 2008.

1. A. Karimi, I.D. Landau, and N. Motee. Effects of the design parameters of multimodel adaptive control on the performance of a flexible transmission system. International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Vol. 15 (3):335-352, April 2001.

Conference

55. H. Mousavi and N. Motee. Spectral Performance Analysis and Design of General Multi-Agent Systems. The 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'2017), Melbourne, Australia, December 2017. Accepted. 

54. Y. Ghaedsharaf, M. Siami, C. Somarakis and N. Motee. Eminence in Presence of Time-Delay and Structured Uncertainties in Linear Dynamical Networks. The 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'2017), Melbourne, Australia, December 2017. Accepted. 

53. M. Bahavarnia and N. Motee. Time-Space Sparsity via Self-Triggered Controllers. The 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'2017), Melbourne, Australia, December 2017. Accepted. 

52. M. Bahavarnia and N. Motee. State Feedback Sparsification via a Notion of Non-Fragility. The 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'2017), Melbourne, Australia, December 2017. Accepted. 

51. C. Somarakis, Y. Ghaedsharaf and N. Motee. Aggregate Fluctuations in Time-Delay Linear Dynamical Networks: A Systemic Risk Perspective. American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017. 

50. Y. Ghaedsharaf and N. Motee. Performance Improvement in Time-Delay Linear Consensus Network. American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017. 

49. H.K. Mousavi, C. Somarakis, M. Bahavarnia and N. Motee. Performance Bounds and Optimal Design of Randomly Switching Linear Consensus Networks. American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017. 

48. M. Bahavarnia and N. Motee. Row-Column Sparse Linear Quadratic Controller Design via Bi-Linear Rank Penalty Technique. MED 2017, Malta, July 2017. 

47. M. Bahavarnia and N. Motee. Sparse Memoryless LQR Design for Uncertain Linear Time-Delay Systems. Proceedings of the IFAC 2017 World Congress, Toulouse, France, July 2017. 

46. M. Bahavarnia and N. Motee. Periodic Time-Triggered Sparse Linear Quadratic Controller Design. The 54th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Urbana, IL, September 2016. 

45. H.K. Mousavi, C. Somarakis and N. Motee. Koopman Performance Analysis of a Class of Nonlinear Dynamical Networks. The 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'2016), Las Vegas, NV, December 2016. 

44. N. Motee and Q. Sun. Localized Stability Certificates for Spatially Distributed Systems with Sparse Graph Topologies. The 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'2016), Las Vegas, NV, December 2016. 

43. R. Arastoo, M. Bahavarnia, M.V. Kothare, and N. Motee. Closed-Loop Feedback Sparsification Under Parametric Uncertainties. The 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'2016), Las Vegas, NV, December 2016. 

42. M. Siami, B. Bamieh and N. Motee. Notions of Centrality in Consensus Protocols with Input Uncertainties. The 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'2016), Las Vegas, NV, December 2016. 

41. Y. Ghaedsharaf and N. Motee. Complexities and Performance Limitations in Growing Time-Delayed Linear Consensus Networks. The 6th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys’16), Tokyo, Japan, September 2016. Note: Winner of the Best Student Paper: Runner-Up Award.

40. C. Somarakis, M. Siami and N. Motee. Interplays Between Systemic Risk and Interconnection Topology in Linear Dynamical Networks. The 6th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys’16), Tokyo, Japan, September 2016. 

39. C. Somarakis, E.Paraskevas, J.S. Baras, and N. Motee. Synchronization and Collision Avoidance in Nonlinear Flocking Networks of Autonomous Agents. The 24th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 2016), Athens, Greece, June 2016. 

38. C. Somarakis and N. Motee. Nonlinear Flocking with Guaranteed Relative Distances. The 10th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems (NOLCOS 2016), Monterey, CA, August 2016. 

37. Y. Ghaedsharaf, M. Siami, C. Somarakis and N. Motee. Interplay Between Performance and Communication Delay in Noisy Linear Dynamical Networks. The 15th European Control Conference (ECC 2016), Aalborg, Denmark, June 2016.  

36. C. Somarakis, J.S. Baras, and N. Motee. Consensus and Synchronized Periodicity in Nonlinear Delayed Networks. The 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS 2016), Minneapolis, MN,  July 2016.  

35. M. Siami and N. Motee. Tractable Approximation Algorithms for the NP-Hard Problem of Establishing New Interconnections in Linear Consensus Networks. American Control Conference, Boston, MA,  July 2016. 

34. R. Arastoo, Y. Ghaedsharaf, M. Kothare and N. Motee. Optimal row sparse linear-quadratic state feedback controllers. American Control Conference, Boston, MA,  July 2016. 

33. M. Siami and N. Motee. Network sparsification with guaranteed systemic performance measures. The 5th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys’15), Philadelphia, September 2015. Note: Winner of the Best Student Paper Award.

32. R. Arastoo, M. Bahavarnia, M.V. Kothare and N. Motee. Output feedback controller sparsification via H2-approximations. The 5th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys’15), Philadelphia, September 2015. 

31. M. Siami and N. Motee. Performance analysis of linear consensus networks with structured stochastic disturbance inputs. American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, June 2015.

30. M. Siami and N. Motee. Systemic measures for performance and robustness of large–scale interconnected dynamical networks. The 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, Dec. 2014.

29. S. Bolouki, R. Malhame, M. Siami, and N. Motee. A geometric approach towards linear consensus. The 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, Dec. 2014.

28. S. Bolouki, R. Malhame, M. Siami, and N. Motee. “Eminence grise coalitions in opinion dynamics. The 52nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing. October 2014.

27. M. Siami and N. Motee. Schur–convex robustness measures in dynamical networks. American Control Conference, Portland, OR, June 2014.

26. N. Motee and Q. Sun. Sparsity measures for spatially decaying systems. American Control Conference, Portland, OR, June 2014.

25. M. Siami and N. Motee. Fundamental limits on robustness measures in networks of interconnected systems. The 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Firenze, Italy, Dec. 2013.

24. N. Motee and Q. Sun. Measuring sparsity in spatially interconnected systems. The 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Firenze, Italy, Dec. 2013.

23. M. Siami, N. Motee, G. Buzi. Characterization of hard limits on performance of autocatalytic pathways. American Control Conference, Washington, DC, June 2013.

22. M. Siami and N. Motee. Robustness and performance analysis of cyclic interconnected dynamical networks. The SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications (CT13), San Diego, July 2013.

21. M. Siami and N. Motee. Fundamental limits on performance of autocatalytic pathways with chain topologies. The 21st Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED'13), June 2013, Crete, Greece.

20. M. Siami and N. Motee. On existence of hard limits in autocatalytic networks and their fundamental limitations. The 3rd IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys'12). Santa Barbara, Sep 2012.

19. N. Motee, F. Chandra, B. Bamieh, M. Khammash, J.C. Doyle. Performance limitations in autocatalytic networks in biology. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. Atlanta, GA, December 2010.

18. N. Motee, B. Bamieh, and M. Khammash. Model reduction of polynomial dynamical systems using differential algebra . IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. Atlanta, GA, December 2010.

17. N. Motee, B. Bamieh, M. Khammash. Stability analysis of a class of biological network models. American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, June 2010.

16. N. Motee, A. Jadbabaie, G. Pappas. Path planning for multiple robots using duality. American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, June 2010.

15. N. Motee, A. Jadbabaie, G. Pappas. A duality approach to path planning for multiple robots. International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Anchorage, AK. May 2010.

14. N. Motee and A. Jadbabaie. Approximation methods and spatial interpolation in distributed control systems. In Proceedings, American Control Conference, St. Louis, Pages:860-866, June 2009.

13. A. Ahmadzadeh, N. Motee, A. Jadbabaie, G. Pappas. Multi-Vehicle Path Planning in Dynamically Changing Environments. International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Kobe, Japan. May 2009.

12. N. Motee, A. Jadbabaie, and B. Bamieh. On Decentralized Optimal Control and Information Structures. In Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, June 2008. 

11. N. Motee and A. Jadbabaie. An operator theoretic framework for analysis of large-scale quadratic programming. In Proceedings, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, LA, December 2007.

10. N. Motee and A. Jadbabaie. Optimal control of spatially distributed systems. In Proceedings of the American Control Conference, New York, Pages: 778-783, July 2007. Note: Winner, Best Student Paper Award and The 2008 O Hugo Schuck Award for Theory.

9. N. Motee and A. Jadbabaie. Receding Horizon Control of Spatially Distributed Systems over Arbitrary Graphs. In Proceedings, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Pages: 3467–3472, December 2006.

8. N. Motee and A. Jadbabaie. Stability Analysis of Distributed Receding Horizon Control of Spatially Invariant Systems. In Proceedings, International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS), Kyoto, Japan, July 2006.

7. N. Motee and A. Jadbabaie. Distributed Receding Horizon Control of Spatially Invariant Systems. In Proceedings, American Control Conference, Pages: 731-736, June 2006. Note: Finalist, Best Student Paper Award.

6. A. Jadbabaie, N. Motee, M. Barahona. On the stability of the Kuramoto model of coupled nonlinear oscillators. In Proceedings, In Proceedings, American Control Conference, Vol. 5: 4296-4301, May 2004.

5. N. Motee and M.S. de Queiroz. A switching control strategy for magnetic bearings with a state-dependent bias. In Proceedings, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Vol. 1: 245-250, December 2003.

4. N. Motee and B. Sayyar-Rodsari. Optimal partitioning in distributed model predictive control. In Proceedings, American Control Conference, Vol. 6: 5300-5305, June 2003.

3. N. Motee and M.S. de Queiroz. Control of active magnetic bearings with a smart bias. In Proceedings, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Vol. 1: 860-865, December 2002.

2. N. Motee, M.S. de Queiroz, Y. Fang, and D.M. Dawson. Active magnetic bearing control with zero steady-state power loss. In Proceedings, American Control Conference, Vol. 1: 827-832, May 2002.

1. N. Motee. Design parameters selection in multimodel adaptive control. IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference, Vol. 3: 1214–1217, May 2000. Note: Finalist, IEEE R8 Best Student Paper Award