Makan Fardad
    Pron.: Maa-'kaan Far-'dad

    Assistant Professor
    Electrical Engineering
    & Computer Science



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Journals - Published/To Appear
M. Fardad
On Optimality of Sparse Long-Range Links in Circulant Consensus Networks
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2017 (to appear).
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S. Liu, S. Kar, M. Fardad, and P. K. Varshney
Optimized Sensor Collaboration for Estimation of Temporally Correlated Parameters
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, pp. 6613-6626, 2016.
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S. Liu, S. P. Chepuri, M. Fardad, E. Masazade, G. Leus, and P. K. Varshney
Sensor Selection for Estimation with Correlated Measurement Noise
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, pp. 3509-3522, 2016.
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S. Liu, S. Kar, M. Fardad, and P. K. Varshney
Joint Design of Optimal Sensor Selection and Collaboration Strategies for Distributed Estimation
IEEE Communications Society MMTC Communications - Frontiers, vol. 11, pp. 4-10, 2016.
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M. N. Mojdehi, M. Fardad, and P. Ghosh
Technical and Economical Evaluation of Reactive Power Service from Aggregated EVs
Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 133, pp. 132-141, 2016.
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S. Liu, S. Kar, M. Fardad, and P. K. Varshney
Sparsity-Aware Sensor Collaboration for Linear Coherent Estimation
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, pp. 2582-2596, 2015.
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M. Fardad, F. Lin, and M. R. Jovanovic
Design of Optimal Sparse Interconnection Graphs for Synchronization of Oscillator Networks
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 59, pp. 2457-2462, 2014.
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S. Liu, A. Vempaty, M. Fardad, E. Masazade, and P. K. Varshney
Energy-Aware Sensor Selection in Field Reconstruction
IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 21, pp. 1476-1480, 2014.
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F. Lin, M. Fardad, and M. R. Jovanovic
Algorithms for Leader Selection in Stochastically Forced Consensus Networks
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 59, pp. 1789-1802, 2014.
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S. Liu, M. Fardad, E. Masazade, and P. K. Varshney
Optimal Periodic Sensor Scheduling in Large-Scale Dynamical Networks
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 62, pp. 3055-3068, 2014.
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F. Lin, M. Fardad, and M. R. Jovanovic
Design of Optimal Sparse Feedback Gains via the Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 58, pp. 2426-2431, 2013.
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E. Masazade, M. Fardad, and P. K. Varshney
Sparsity-Promoting Extended Kalman Filtering for Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks
IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 19, pp. 845-848, 2012.
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F. Lin, M. Fardad, and M. R. Jovanovic
Optimal Control of Vehicular Formations with Nearest Neighbor Interactions
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 57, no. 9, pp. 2203-2218, 2012.
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F. Lin, M. Fardad, and M. R. Jovanovic
Augmented Lagrangian Approach to Design of Structured Optimal State Feedback Gains
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 56, no. 12, pp. 2923-2929, 2011.
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M. Fardad and M. R. Jovanovic
Design of Optimal Controllers for Spatially Invariant Systems with Finite Communication Speed
Automatica, vol. 47, pp. 880-889, 2011.
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R. Rajaram, U. Vaidya, M. Fardad, and B. Ganapathysubramanian
Stability in the Almost Everywhere Sense: A Linear Transfer Operator Approach
Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, vol. 368, pp. 144-156, 2010.
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M. Fardad and B. Bamieh
A Necessary and Sufficient Frequency Domain Criterion for the Passivity of SISO Sampled-Data Systems
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 611-614, 2009.
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M. Fardad and B. Bamieh
Perturbation Methods in Stability and Norm Analysis of Spatially Periodic Systems
SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 997-1021, 2008.
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M. Fardad, M. R. Jovanovic, and B. Bamieh
Frequency Analysis and Norms of Distributed Spatially Periodic Systems
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 53, no. 10, pp. 2266-2279, 2008.
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M. Fardad and B. Bamieh
An Extension of the Argument Principle and Nyquist Criterion to Systems with Unbounded Generators
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 379-384, 2008.
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M. R. Jovanovic and M. Fardad
H² Norm of Linear Time-Periodic Systems: A Perturbation Analysis
Automatica, vol. 44, pp. 2090-2098, 2008.
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Conferences - Refereed Proceedings
G. Kearney and M. Fardad
On a Linear Programming Approach to the Optimal Design of Cascading Failures
56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2017 (submitted).
G. Kearney and M. Fardad
On a Framework for Analysis and Design of Cascades on Boolean Networks
Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 997-1002, 2016.
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S. Liu, Y. Wang, M. Fardad, and P.K. Varshney
Optimal Energy Allocation and Storage Control for Distributed Estimation with Sensor Collaboration
Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, pp. 42-47, 2016.
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M. Fardad
On Consensus-Based Community Detection
Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 1577-1582, 2015.
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S. Liu, S. Kar, M. Fardad, and P. K. Varshney
On Optimal Sensor Collaboration for Distributed Estimation with Individual Power Constraints
Proceedings of the 49th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, pp. 571-575, 2015.
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M. Fardad
On the Optimality of Sparse Long-Range Links in Circulant Consensus Networks
Proceedings of the 2015 American Control Conference, pp. 2075-2080, 2015.
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S. Liu, F. Chen, A. Vempaty, M. Fardad, L. Shen, and P. K. Varshney
Sparsity-Promoting Sensor Management for Estimation: An Energy Balance Point of View
Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Information Fusion, pp. 231-238, 2015.
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M. N. Mojdehi, P. Ghosh, and M. Fardad
Energy and Cost Minimization of Bidirectional Frequency Regulation Service by EV
Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, pp. 1-5, 2015.
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S. Liu, E. Masazade, M. Fardad, and P. K. Varshney
Sensor Selection with Correlated Measurements for Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks
Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, pp. 4030-4034, 2015.
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M. Fardad, X. Zhang, F. Lin, and M. R. Jovanovic
On the Properties of Optimal Weak Links in Social Networks
Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2124-2129, 2014.
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M. Fardad, A. Diwadkar, and U. Vaidya
On Optimal Link Removals for Controllability Degradation in Dynamical Networks
Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 499-504, 2014.
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S. Pushpak, A. Diwadkar, M. Fardad, and U. Vaidya
Vulnerability Analysis of Large-Scale Dynamical Networks to Coordinated Attacks
Proceedings of the 2014 Australian Control Conference, pp. 89-94, 2014.
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S. Liu, E. Masazade, M. Fardad, and P. K. Varshney
Sparsity-Aware Field Estimation via Ordinary Kriging
Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, pp. 3948-3952, 2014.
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S. Liu, M. Fardad, S. Kar, and P. K. Varshney
On Optimal Sensor Collaboration Topologies for Linear Coherent Estimation
Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, pp. 2624-2628, 2014.
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M. Fardad and M. R. Jovanovic
On the Design of Optimal Structured and Sparse Feedback Gains via Sequential Convex Programming
Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference, pp. 2426-2431, 2014.
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M. Fardad, F. Lin, and M. R. Jovanovic
On Optimal Link Creation for Facilitation of Consensus in Social Networks
Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference, pp. 3790-3795, 2014.
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S. Liu, M. Fardad, E. Masazade, and P. K. Varshney
On Optimal Periodic Sensor Scheduling for Field Estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks
Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, pp. 137-140, 2013.
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F. Lin, M. Fardad, and M. R. Jovanovic
Leader Selection in Consensus Networks: A Convex Relaxation Approach
51st Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, 2013.
U. Vaidya and M. Fardad
On Optimal Sensor Placement for Mitigation of Vulnerabilities to Cyber Attacks in Large-Scale Networks
Proceedings of the 2013 European Control Conference, pp. 3548-3553, 2013.
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M. Fardad, F. Lin, X. Zhang, and M. R. Jovanovic
On New Characterizations of Social Influence in Social Networks
Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference, pp. 4784-4789, 2013.
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M. Fardad, X. Zhang, F. Lin, and M. R. Jovanovic
On the Optimal Dissemination of Information in Social Networks
Proceedings of the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2539-2544, 2012.
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F. Lin, M. Fardad, and M. R. Jovanovic
Performance of Leader-Follower Consensus Algorithms in Directed Trees and Lattices
Proceedings of the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 734-739, 2012.
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F. Lin, M. Fardad, and M. R. Jovanovic
Identification of Sparse Communication Graphs in Consensus Networks
Proceedings of the 50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, pp. 85-89, 2012.
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N. Dhingra, F. Lin, M. Fardad, and M. R. Jovanovic
On Identifying Sparse Representations of Consensus Networks
Preprints of the 3rd IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, pp. 305-310, 2012.
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M. Fardad, F. Lin, and M. R. Jovanovic
On the Optimal Synchronization of Oscillator Networks via Sparse Interconnection Graphs
Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference, pp. 4777-4782, 2012.
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F. Lin, M. Fardad, and M. R. Jovanovic
Sparse Feedback Synthesis via the Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers
Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference, pp. 4765-4770, 2012.
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M. Fardad, F. Lin, and M. R. Jovanovic
Algorithms for Leader Selection in Large Dynamical Networks: Noise-Free Leaders
Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 7188-7193, 2011.
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F. Lin, M. Fardad, and M. R. Jovanovic
Algorithms for Leader Selection in Large Dynamical Networks: Noise-Corrupted Leaders
Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2932-2937, 2011.
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M. Fardad, F. Lin, and M. R. Jovanovic
Sparsity-Promoting Optimal Control for a Class of Distributed Systems
Proceedings of the 2011 American Control Conference, pp. 2050-2055, 2011.
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M. Fardad, F. Lin, and M. R. Jovanovic
On the Dual Decomposition of Linear Quadratic Optimal Control Problems for Vehicular Formations
Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 6287-6292, 2010.
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F. Lin, M. Fardad, and M. R. Jovanovic
On the Optimal Localized Feedback Design for Multi-Vehicle Systems
Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 5744-5749, 2010.
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F. Lin, M. Fardad, and M. R. Jovanovic
On the Optimal Localized Feedback Design for Vehicular Platoons
Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, pp. 4622-4627, 2010.
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M. Fardad, F. Lin, and M. R. Jovanovic
On the Optimal Design of Structured Feedback Gains for Interconnected Systems
Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 978-983, 2009.
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M. Fardad
The Operator Algebra of Almost Toeplitz Matrices and the Optimal Control of Large-Scale Systems
Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference, pp. 854-859, 2009.
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M. Fardad, M. R. Jovanovic, and M. V. Salapaka
Damping Mechanisms in Dynamic Mode Atomic Force Microscopy Applications
Proceedings of the 2009 American Control Conference, pp. 2272-2277, 2009.
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M. Fardad and M. R. Jovanovic
On the State-Space Design of Optimal Controllers for Distributed Systems with Finite Communication Speed
Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 5488-5493, 2008.
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R. Moarref, M. Fardad, and M. Jovanovic
Perturbation Analysis of Eigenvalues of a Class of Self-Adjoint Operators
Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference, pp. 955-960, 2008.
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R. Rajaram, U. Vaidya, and M. Fardad
Connection Between Almost Everywhere Stability of an ODE and the Advection PDE
Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 5880-5885, 2008.
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M. Fardad and B. Bamieh
On Stability and the Spectrum Determined Growth Condition for Spatially Periodic Systems
Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 3956-3961, 2006.
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M. Fardad and B. Bamieh
The Nyquist Stability Criterion For A Class Of Spatially Periodic Systems
Proceedings of the 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 5275-5280, 2005.
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M. Fardad and B. Bamieh
A Perturbation Approach to the H² Analysis of Spatially Periodic Systems
Proceedings of the 2005 American Control Conference, pp. 4838-4843, 2005.
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M. Fardad and B. Bamieh
A Perturbation Analysis of Parametric Resonance and Periodic Control in Spatially Distributed Systems
Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 3786-3791, 2004.
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M. Fardad and B. Bamieh
A Frequency Domain Analysis and Synthesis of the Passivity of Sampled-Data Systems
Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 2358-2363, 2004.
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B. Bamieh, I. Mezic, and M. Fardad
A Framework for Destabilization of Dynamical Systems and Mixing Enhancements
Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 4980-4983, 2004.
A. H. D. Markazi and M. Fardad
A New L∞-Induced Norm Evaluation of Classical Techniques for Discrete Time Approximation of Continuous Time Functions
IUST International Journal of Engineering, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 135-149, 2001.
A. H. D. Markazi and M. Fardad
An Operator Theoretic Approach to the Optimal Discretization of Continuous Time Systems
Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Applied Mathematics, ICAM, 2000.