Theory:
 Control of large scale systems, Decentralized control.
 Interface between Information Theory and Control Theory, Fundamental limitations in
feedback performance.
 Nonlinear systems (Lyapunov methods, input/output approaches, IQC’s), Timedelayed
systems, Robust Control, Stochastic control, Control of jump Markov processes.
 Operator theory, convex optimization, graph theory, random point processes, probability
theory.
Applications:
 Decentralized resource allocation problems, Optimization and pricing in power distribution networks, Power control in wireless networks, Congestion control.
 Networked systems, Smart grids, Consensus protocols, Vehicle platoons.
 Gene regulatory networks, noise in biochemical reaction networks.
