Publications by Category

Selected Publications

Books/Volumes

  1. "Special Issue on Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks", Edited Volume (with J. Chen, K. H. Johansson, S. Olariu, I. Stojmenovic), IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 56 (2011), Issue 10 (October).
  2. Book Chapters

  3. "Probabilistic Indoor Tracking of Mobile Wireless Nodes Relative to Landmarks" (with K. Li, D. Guo, and Y. Lin), in The Art of Wireless Sensor Networks, H. M. Ammari (Ed), Springer, 2013, in print.
  4. "Model-Free Probabilistic Localization of Wireless Sensor Network Nodes in Indoor Environments" (with K. Li and D. Guo), in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 5801 (MELT), pages 66-78, R. Fuller and X. D. Koutsoukos, eds., Springer, 2009.
  5. "Statistical Location Detection" (with S. Ray, W. Lai, and D. Guo), in Localization Algorithms and Strategies for Wireless Sensor Networks: Monitoring and Surveillance Techniques for Target Tracking, Guoqiang Mao and Baris Fidan, eds., IGI Global, 2009, pages 230-257.
  6. "Supply Chain Production Planning Modeling Facility Lead Time and Quality of Service" (with O. Anli and M. Caramanis), in Analysis, Control and Optimization of Complex Dynamic Systems, El Kebir Boukas and Roland P. Malhame, eds. Kluwer Academic Publishers (2005), pages 106-136.
  7. Journal Articles

  8. "Robust fluid processing networks" (with D. Bertsimas and E. Nasrabadi), IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, in print.
  9. "Adaptive Control of Bivalirudin in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit" (with Q. Zhao and T. Edrich), IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, in print.
  10. "Heparin requirements for full anticoagulation are higher for patients on dabigatran than for those on coumadin - a model-based study" (with T. Edrich and G. Frendl), Clinical Pharmacology: Advances and Applications, in print.
  11. "Prediction of hospitalization due to heart diseases by supervised learning methods" (with W. Dai, T. Brisimi, V. Saligrama, W. Adams, T. Mela), International Journal of Medical Informatics, in print.
  12. "Data-Driven Estimation in Equilibrium using Inverse Optimization" (with D. Bertsimas and V. Gupta), Mathematical Programming Series A, in print.
  13. "Statistical Traffic Anomaly Detection in Time-Varying Communication Networks" (with J. Wang), IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, in print.
  14. "A Message-Passing Algorithm for Wireless Network Scheduling" (with F. Huang and W. Lai), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, in print.
  15. "Distribution-dependent robust linear optimization with applications to inventory control" (with S.-C. Kang and T. Brisimi), Annals of Operations Research, in print.
  16. "Formation Detection with Wireless Sensor Networks" (with W. Dai and D. Guo), ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, in print.
  17. "Encounter Complexes and Dimensionality Reduction in Protein-Protein Association" (with D. Kozakov, K. Li, D. Hall, D. Beglov, J. Zheng, P. Vakili, O. Shueler-Furman, G. Clore, and S. Vajda), eLife, 2014;3:e01370.
  18. "Predicting and Evaluating the Effect of Bivalirudin in Cardiac Surgical Patients" (with Q. Zhao and T. Edrich), IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 61 (2014), No. 2 (February), pages 435-443.
  19. "Model-Free Stochastic Localization of CBRN Releases" (with R. T. Locke), IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, Vol. 61 (2013), Issue 17 (September), pages 4246-4258.
  20. "Scheduling Mobile Nodes for Cooperative Data Transport in Sensor Networks" (with R. Moazzez Estanjini and J. Wang), IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking, Vol. 21 (2013), No. 3 (June), pages 974-989.
  21. "Heparin requirements for full anticoagulation are lower for patients treated with coumadin than for those on dabigatran or no chronic anticoagulation" (with T. Edrich and G. Frendl), Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 40 (2012), No. 12.
  22. "Inverse Optimization: A New Perspective on the Black-Litterman Model" (with D. Bertsimas and V. Gupta), Operations Research, Vol. 60 (2012), No. 6, pages 1389-1403.
  23. "Rigid Body Energy Minimization on Manifolds for Molecular Docking" (with H. Mirzaei, D. Beglov, S. Vajda, P. Vakili, and D. Kozakov), Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, Vol. 8 (2012), No. 11, pages 4374-4380.
  24. "Position and Movement Detection of Wireless Sensor Network Devices Relative to a Landmark Graph" (with K. Li, D. Guo, Y. Lin), IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 11 (2012), No. 12, pages 1970-1982.
  25. "Demand-Side Management for Regulation Service Provisioning through Internal Pricing" (with B. Li and M.C. Caramanis), IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol 27 (2012), No. 3, pages 1531-1539.
  26. "Robust Maximum Lifetime Routing and Energy Allocation in Wireless Sensor Networks" (with R. Wu), International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks}, 2012.
  27. "On Delay-minimized Data Harvesting with Mobile Elements in Wireless Sensor Networks" (with R. Moazzez Estanjini) Ad Hoc Networks, Vol. 10 (2012), pages 1191-1203.
  28. "A Least Squares Temporal Difference Actor-Critic Algorithm with Applications to Warehouse Management" (with R. Moazzez Estanjini and K. Li), Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 59 (2012), Issue 3, pages 197-211.
  29. "Tachyphylaxis in post-cardiac surgical patients receiving bivalirudin -- a retrospective dynamic study using a PKPD model" (with Thomas Edrich and Gyorgi Frendl), Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 39 (2011), No. 12 (December), pages 198.
  30. "Guest Editorial Special Issue on Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks" (with J. Chen, K. H. Johansson, S. Olariu, I. Stojmenovic), IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 56 (2011), No. 10 (October), pages 2244-2246.
  31. "On Energy Optimized Averaging in Wireless Sensor Networks" (with B. Li), IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 56 (2011), No. 10 (October), pages 2290-2304.
  32. "Optimizing Warehouse Forklift Dispatching using a Sensor Network and Stochastic Learning" (with R. Moazzez Estanjini, Y. Lin, K. Li, D. Guo), IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 7 (2011), No. 3 (August), pages 476-486.
  33. "Optimizing the Transportation System's Response Capabilities" (with C.G. Cassandras), Journal of Homeland Security, Special Issue on "Catastrophes and Complex Systems: Transportation", Published June 23, 2011.
  34. "Statistical Anomaly Detection with Sensor Networks" (with Y. Chen), ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Vol. 7 (2010), No. 3 (August), pages 17:1-17:23.
  35. "Achieving reliability and high accuracy in automated protein docking: ClusPro, PIPER, SDU, and stability analysis in CAPRI rounds 13-19" (with D. Kozakov, D. R. Hall, D. Beglov, R. Brenke, S. R. Comeau, Y. Shen, K. Li, J. Zheng, P. Vakili, and S. Vajda), PROTEINS, Special Issue: Fourth Meeting on the Critical Assessment of PRedicted Interactions, Vol. 78 (2010), No. 15 (July), pages 3124-3130.
    Some citations: From Google
  36. "A Distributed Actor-Critic Algorithm and Applications to Mobile Sensor Network Coordination Problems" (with P. Pennesi), IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 55 (2010), No. 2 (February), pages 492-497.
  37. "Optimized Scheduled Multiple Access Control for Wireless Sensor Networks" (with W. Lai and X. Song), IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 54 (2009), No. 11 (November), pages 2573-2585.
  38. "Robust and Distributed Stochastic Localization in Sensor Networks: Theory and Experimental Results" (with D. Guo), ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Vol. 5 (2009), No. 4 (November), pages 34:1--34:22.
    Some citations: From Google
  39. "Spatio-Temporal Network Anomaly Detection by Assessing Deviations of Empirical Measures" (with G. Smaragdakis), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 17 (2009), No. 3, pages 685-697.
  40. "Protein docking by the underestimation of free energy funnels in the space of encounter complexes" (with Y. Shen, P. Vakili, and S. Vajda), PLoS Computational Biology, Vol. 4 (2008), No. 10.
  41. "Optimally Balancing Energy Consumption versus Latency in Sensor Network Routing" (with W. Lai), ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Vol. 4 (2008), No. 4, pages 21:1-21:28.
    Some citations: From Google
  42. "SDU: A Semi-Definite Programming-Based Underestimation Method for Stochastic Global Optimization in Protein Docking" (with Y. Shen, P. Vakili and S. Vajda), IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 52 (2007), No. 4, pages 664-676.
    Some citations: From Google
  43. "Tractable Supply Chain Production Planning Modeling Non-Linear Lead Time and Quality of Service Constraints" (with O. Anli and M. C. Caramanis), Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Special issue on Distributed Control of Manufacturing Systems, Volume 26 (2007), No. 2, pages 116-134.
  44. "Enforcing Service-Level Constraints in Supply Chains with Assembly Operations" (with C. Del Vecchio), IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 51 (2006), No. 12, pages 2000-2005.
  45. "Asymptotically Optimal Transmission Policies for Large-Scale Low-Power Wireless Sensor Networks" (with W. Lai and D. Starobinski), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 15 (2007), No. 1, pages 105-118.
    Paper on-line companion.
    Some citations: From Google
  46. "Statistical Location Detection with Sensor Networks" (with S. Ray and W. Lai), IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Joint special issue with IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking on Networking and Information Theory, Vol. 52 (2006), No. 6, pages 2670-2683.
    Some citations: From Google
  47. "Importance Sampling for the Estimation of Buffer Overflow Probabilities via Trace-Driven Simulations" (with S. Vassilaras), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 12 (2004), No. 5, pages 907-919.
  48. "Target-Pursuing Scheduling and Routing Policies for Multiclass Queueing Networks" (with C. Su and M.C. Caramanis), IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 49 (2004), No.10, pages 1709-1722.
  49. "Inventory Control for Supply Chains with Service Level Constraints: A Synergy between Large Deviations and Perturbation Analysis" (with Y. Liu, C.G. Cassandras, and C. Panayiotou), Annals of Operations Research (Special Volume on Stochastic Models of Production-Inventory Systems), Vol. 126 (2004), pages 231-258.
    Some citations: From Google
  50. "Large Deviations-based Asymptotics for Inventory Control in Supply Chains" (with Y. Liu), Operations Research, Vol. 51 (2003), No. 3, pages 437-460.
    Some citations: From Google
  51. "Pricing in Multiservice Loss Networks: Static Pricing, Asymptotic Optimality, and Demand Substitution Effects" (with Y. Liu), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 10 (2002), No. 3, pages 425-438.
    Some citations: From Google
  52. "On the Estimation of Buffer Overflow Probabilities from Measurements" (with S. Vassilaras), IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 47 (2001), No. 1, pages 178-191.
    Some citations: From Google
  53. "Probabilistic Service Level Guarantees in Make-to-Stock Manufacturing Systems" (with D. Bertsimas), Operations Research, Vol. 49 (2001), No. 1, pages 119-133.
    Some citations: From Google
  54. "Congestion-Dependent Pricing of Network Services" (with J.N. Tsitsiklis), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 8 (2000), No. 2, pages 171-184.
    Some citations: From Google
  55. "Class-Specific Quality of Service Guarantees in Multimedia Communication Networks", Automatica (Special Issue on Control Methods for Communication Networks), V. Anantharam and J. Walrand Eds., Vol. 35 (1999), No. 12, pages 1951-1969.
    Some citations: From Google
  56. "Large Deviations Analysis of the Generalized Processor Sharing Policy" (with D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis), Queueing Systems, Vol 32 (1999), pages 319-349.
    Some citations: From Google
  57. "Asymptotic Buffer Overflow Probabilities in Multiclass Multiplexers: An Optimal Control Approach" (with D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis), IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol 43 (1998), No. 3, pages 315-335.
    Some citations: From Google
  58. "On the Large Deviations Behaviour of Acyclic Networks of G/G/1 Queues" (with D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis), The Annals of Applied Probability, Vol. 8 (1998), No. 4, pages 1027-1069.
    Some citations: From Google
  59. "Branching Bandits and Klimov's Problem: Achievable Region and Side Constraints" (with D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis), IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 40 (1995), No. 12, pages 2063-2075.
    Some citations: From Google
  60. "Optimization of Multiclass Queueing Networks: Polyhedral and Nonlinear Characterizations of Achievable Performance" (with D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis), The Annals of Applied Probability, Vol. 4 (1994), No. 1, pages 43-75.
    Some citations: From Google
  61. "Congestion Avoidance for ATM Networks" (with E.D. Sykas, K.M. Vlakos, and G.K. Mourtzinou), Computer Communications, Vol. 17 (1994), No. 9, pages 657-662.
  62. Conference Papers

  63. "Optimization on the space of rigid and flexible motions: an alternative manifold optimization approach" (with P. Vakili, H. Mirzaei, S. Zarbafian, D. Kozakov, S. Vajda), Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 15-17, 2014, Los Angeles, California.
  64. "A Subspace Semi-Definite programming-based Underestimation (SSDU) method for stochastic global optimization in protein docking" (with F. Nan, M. Moghadasi, P. Vakili, S. Vajda, D. Kozakov), Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 15-17, 2014, Los Angeles, California.
  65. "A Hessian Actor-Critic Method" (with J. Wang), Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 15-17, 2014, Los Angeles, California.
  66. "Botnet detection using social graph analysis" (with J. Wang), Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, October 1-3, 2014, Monticello, Illinois.
  67. "Adaptive Control of Bivalirudin in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit" (with Q. Zhao and T. Edrich), Proceedings of the 19th IFAC World Congress, pages 8427-8432, August 24-29, 2014, Cape Town, South Africa.
  68. "Robust Anomaly Detection in Dynamic Networks" (with J. Wang), Proceedings of the 22nd Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 14), pages 428-433, June 16-19, 2014, Palermo, Italy.
  69. "Smart Building Real Time Pricing for Offering Load-Side Regulation Service Reserves" (with E. Bilgin and M. C. Caramanis), Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 10-13, 2013, Florence, Italy.
  70. "A Predictive Model for the Anticoagulant Bivalirudin Administered to Cardiac Surgical Patients" (with Q. Zhao and T. Edrich), Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 10-13, 2013, Florence, Italy.
  71. "Network Anomaly Detection: A Survey and Comparative Analysis of Stochastic and Deterministic Methods" (with J. Wang, D. Rossell, and C. G. Cassandras), Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 10-13, 2013, Florence, Italy.
  72. "A New Distributed Algorithm for Side-Chain Positioning in the Process of Protein Docking" (with M. Moghadasi, D. Kozakov, P. Vakili, and S. Vajda), Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 10-13, 2013, Florence, Italy.
  73. "Flexible Refinement of Protein-Ligand Docking on Manifolds" (with H. Mirzaei, E. Villar, S. Mottarella, D. Beglov, S. Vajda, D. Kozakov, and P. Vakili), Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 10-13, 2013, Florence, Italy.
  74. "Distributed Scheduling of Wireless Networks: A Message Passing Approach" (with F. Huang, W. Lai), Proceedings of the 21st Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 13), pages 922-929, June 25-28, 2013, Chania, Greece.
  75. "A New Approach to Rigid Body Minimization with Application to Molecular Docking" (with H. Mirzaei, D. Kozakov, D. Beglov, S. Vajda, and P. Vakili), Proceedings of the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 10-13, 2012, Maui, Hawaii.
  76. "A Message Passing Approach to Side Chain Positioning with Applications in Protein Docking Refinement" (with M. Moghadasi, D. Kozakov, A. Mamonov, P. Vakili, and S. Vajda), Proceedings of the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 10-13, 2012, Maui, Hawaii.
  77. "Provision of Regulation Service Reserves by Flexible Distributed Loads" (with Caramanis, M.C., Cassandras, C.G., Bilgin, E., and Ntakou, E.), Proceedings of the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 10-13, 2012, Maui, Hawaii.
  78. "Animal-Inspired Optimal Foraging via a Distributed Actor-Critic Algorithm" (with Y. Lin), Proceedings of the 20th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 12), pages 1223-1228, July 3-6, 2012, Barcelona, Spain.
  79. "Temporal Logic Motion Control using Actor-Critic Methods" (with X.-C. Ding, J. Wang, M. Lahijanian, and C. Belta), Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 14-18, 2012, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  80. "Stochastic Localization of CBRN Releases" (with R.T. Locke), Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), March 25-30, 2012, Kyoto, Japan.
  81. "Posture Detection with Body Area Networks" (with W. Dai, D. Guo, Y. Lin, K. Li, B. Li), Proceedings of the Body Area Networks (BodyNets) Conference, November 7-8, 2011, Beijing, China.
  82. "A Market-Based Mechanism for Providing Demand-Side Regulation Service Reserves" (with B. Li and M.C. Caramanis), Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2011, Orlando, Florida.
  83. "Least Squares Temporal Difference Actor-Critic Methods with Applications to Robot Motion Control" (with R. Moazzez-Estanjini, X. C. Ding, M. Lahijanian, J. Wang, and C. Belta), Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2011, Orlando, Florida.
  84. "Modeling the Effects of Bivalirudin in Cardiac Surgical Patients" (with Thomas Edrich, Gyorgi Frendl, and Jim Rawn), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International IEEE Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), August 30-Sept. 3, 2011, Boston, Massachusetts.
  85. "On Energy Optimized Network Construction for Distributed Averaging in a Dynamic Environment" (with B. Li), Proceedings of the the 18th IFAC World Congress, August 28 - September 2, 2011, Milan, Italy.
  86. "Mobile Agent Coordination via a Distributed Actor-Critic Algorithm" (with Y. Lin), Proceedings of the 19th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 11), June 20-23, 2011, Corfu, Greece.
  87. "Improved Delay-Minimized Data Harvesting with Mobile Elements in Wireless Sensor Networks" (with R. Moazzez-Estanjini), Proceedings of the 9th Intl. Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), pages 49-54, May 9-13, 2011, Princeton, NJ. Winner of the Student Paper Award.
  88. "Cyber-Physical Systems for Next Generation Intelligent Buildings" (with A. Savvides, M.C. Caramanis), Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Second International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), April 12-14, 2011, Chicago, Illinois.
  89. "The Capacity of Sparse Ad Hoc Networks under Controlled Mobility" (with R. Moazzez-Estanjini), Invited, Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2010, Atlanta, Georgia.
  90. "On Distributed Multiple Access Control for Wireless Sensor Networks" (with W. Lai and F. Huang), Invited, Proceedings of 48th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, September 29-October 1, 2010, Monticello, Illinois.
  91. "On Energy Optimized Averaging in Wireless Sensor Networks" (with B. Li), Invited, Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 3763-3768, December 2009, Shanghai, China.
  92. "An Actor-Critic Method Using Least Squares Temporal Difference Learning with an Application to Warehouse Management" (with K. Li, R. Moazzez-Estanjini), Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 2564-2569, December 2009, Shanghai, China.
  93. "Production Planning and Quality of Service Allocation Across the Supply Chain in a Dynamic Lead Time Model" (with M. C. Caramanis, C.-C. Wu), Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 7137-7144, December 2009, Shanghai, China.
  94. "Intelligent forklift dispatching in warehouses using a sensor network" (with K. Li, R. Moazzez-Estanjini, Y. Lin, and D. Guo), Invited, Proceedings of the 17th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED 09), pages 112 - 114, June 24-26, 2009, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  95. "A Control and Optimization Science Base for Sensor Networks in Adverse and Stochastic Environments: Selected Advances of 2008" (with R. Gao, A. Deshmukh, W. Gong, J. Baillieul, C. G. Cassandras, D. Castanon), Proceedings of 2009 NSF Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Grantees Conference, June 2009, Honolulu, Hawai.
  96. "Anomaly Detection in Sensor Networks based on Large Deviations of Markov Chain Models" (with Yin Chen), Invited, Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 2338-2343, December 2008, Cancun, Mexico.
  97. "On Robust Maximum Lifetime Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks" (with Ruomin Wu), Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 1684-1689, December 2008, Cancun, Mexico.
  98. "Landmark-based position and movement detection of wireless sensor network devices" (with Keyong Li and Dong Guo), Proceedings of 46th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing}, pages 7-14, September 23--26, 2008, Monticello, Illinois.
  99. "A Robust Approach to Markov Decision Problems with Uncertain Transition Probabilities" (with Seong-Cheol Kang), Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress, pages 408-413, July 6-11, 2008, Seoul, Korea.
  100. "Distribution-Dependent Robust Linear Optimization with Asymmetric Uncertainty and Application to Optimal Control" (with Seong-Cheol Kang and Keyong Li), Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress, pages 10069-10074, July 6-11, 2008, Seoul, Korea.
  101. "A decomposition method for transmission scheduling in multi-channel wireless sensor networks" (with W. Lai and X. Song), Proceedings of the IEEE INFOCOM Conference, April 2008, Phoenix, Arizona.
  102. "A Control and Optimization Science Base for Sensor Networks in Adverse and Stochastic Environments: Selected Advances of 2007" (with C. G. Cassandras, J. Baillieul, D. Castanon, R. Gao, W. Gong, A. Deshmukh), Proceedings of 2008 NSF Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Grantees Conference, January 2008, Knoxville, Tennessee.
  103. "Robust and Distributed Localization in Sensor Networks" (with D. Guo), Invited, Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 933-938, December 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  104. "Optimizing Noisy Funnel-like Functions on the Euclidean Group with Applications to Protein Docking" (with Y. Shen, P. Vakili, S. Vajda), Invited, Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 4545-4550, December 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  105. "Solving Sensor Network Coverage Problems by Distributed Asynchronous Actor-Critic Methods" (with P. Pennesi), Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 5300-5305, December 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  106. "Optimal Transmission Scheduling Policies for Wireless Sensor Networks with Frequency Diversity" (with W. Lai and X. Song), Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 512-517, December 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  107. "Some Results on the Analysis of Stochastic Processes with Uncertain Transition Probabilities and Robust Optimal Control" (with K. Li and S.-C. Kang), Proceedings of 45th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, September 26-28, 2007, Monticello, Illinois.
  108. "Sensor Network Minimal Energy Routing with Latency Guarantees" (with W. Lai), Proceedings of the ACM MobiHoc 2007 Conference, pages 199-208, September 9-14, 2007, Montreal, Canada.
  109. "A Large Deviations Approach to Statistical Traffic Anomaly Detection" (with G. Smaragdakis), Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 1900-1905, December 2006, San Diego, California.
  110. "Routing through noise and sleeping nodes in sensor networks: latency vs. energy trade-offs" (with W. Lai), Proceedings of the 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 2716-2721, December 2006, San Diego, California.
  111. "Protein-Protein Docking with Reduced Potentials by Exploiting Multi-Dimensional Energy Funnels" (with Y. Shen, P. Vakili, S. Vajda), Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 30-Sept. 3, 2006, New York City, New York.
  112. "On the benefits of distributional information in robust linear optimization" (with Seong-Cheol Kang), Proceedings of the 5th IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design, July 2006, Toulouse, France.
  113. "Distributed multi-agent actor-critic algorithms with applications to stochastic path finding problems" (with Paris Pennesi and Yimin Yu), Proceedings of the 5th IFAC Symposium on Robust Control Design, July 2006, Toulouse, France.
  114. "Combining MPC and LD Analysis in Supply Chain Inventory Control Problem" (with Paris Pennesi and Giuseppe Conte), Proceedings of the 14th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, June 2006, Ancona, Italy.
  115. "Robust Linear Programming with Tight Probabilistic Guarantees and Applications in Inventory Control" (with Seong-Cheol Kang), Proceedings of 2006 NSF Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, January 2006, St. Louis, Missouri.
  116. "A Control and Optimization Science Base for Sensor Networks in Adverse an d Stochastic Environments: New Advances" (with C. G. Cassandras, J. Baillieul, D. Castanon, R. Gao, W. Gong, A. Deshmukh), Proceedings of 2006 NSF Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, January 2006, St. Louis, Missouri.
  117. "Robust Linear Optimization: On the benefits of distributional information and applications in inventory control" (with Seong-Cheol Kang), Proceedings of the 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 4416-4421, December 2005, Seville, Spain.
  118. "A Semi-Definite programming-based Underestimation method for global optimization in molecular docking" (with Yang Shen, Sandor Vajda, Pirooz Vakili), Proceedings of the 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 3675-3680, December 2005, Seville, Spain.
  119. "Optimizing transmissions and routing in sensor networks is polynomially solvable" (withWei Lai and D. Starobinski), Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing Conference, SPIE Symposium, October 2005, Boston, Massachusetts.
  120. "Supply Contracts with Service Level Requirements" (with Carmen Del Vecchio), Proceedings of the IFAC Congress, July 2005, Prague, The Czech Republic.
  121. "Deployment Optimization of Sensornet-Based Stochastic Location-Detection Systems" (with Saikat Ray and Wei Lai), Proceedings of the IEEE INFOCOM Conference, March 2005, Miami, Florida.
  122. "Asymptotically Optimal Transmission Policies for Low-Power Wireless Sensor Networks" (with Wei Lai and D. Starobinski), Proceedings of the IEEE INFOCOM Conference, March 2005, Miami, Florida.
  123. "A Control and Optimization Science Base for Sensor Networks in Adverse and Stochastic Environments" (with C. G. Cassandras, J. Baillieul, D. Castanon, R. Gao, W. Gong, A. Deshmukh), Proceedings of the 2005 NSF DMII Grantees Conference, January 2005, Scottsdale, Arizona.
  124. "Optimizing location detection services in wireless sensor networks" (with S. Ray), Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2004, pages 1478-1483, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
  125. "On maximizing the utility of uplink transmissions in sensor networks under explicit fairness constraints" (with Wei Lai and D. Starobinski), Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 1010-1015, December 2004, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
  126. "Integrated Operational and Financial Simulation of Multi-Tier, Demand Driven Supply Networks Using a Collaborative Demand Planning and Inventory Optimization Approach" (with M. C. Caramanis, K. Egilmez, K. Nitschke), 11th ASIM Dedicated Conference on Simulation in Production and Logistics, October 2004, Berlin, Germany.
  127. "Production Coordination and Control of Supply Chains: Preliminary Results and Proof of Concept" (with M. C. Caramanis, O. M. Anli), Proceedings of the NSF DMII Grantees Conference, January 2004, Dallas, Texas.
  128. "Supply Chain Production Scheduling with Dynamic Lead Time and Quality of Service Constraints" (with M. C. Caramanis, O. M. Anli), Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2003, Maui, Hawaii.
  129. "Enforcing Service-Level Constraints in Supply Chains with Assembly Operations" (with C. del Vecchio), Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2003, Maui, Hawaii.
  130. "New Scheduling Policies for Multiclass Queueing Networks: Applications to Peer-To-Peer Systems" (with C. Su and M.C. Caramanis), Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2003, Maui, Hawaii.
  131. "Target-Pursuing Policies for Open Multiclass Queueing Networks" (with C. Su and M.C. Caramanis), Proceedings of the IEEE INFOCOM Conference, April 2003, San Francisco, California.
  132. "Distributed Resource Allocation in Multiservice Communication Networks Using Pricing" (with Y. Liu), Invited, Proceedings of the 41st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 2023-2028, December 2002, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  133. "Threshold-Based Control for Make-to-Stock Models: A Synergy between Large Deviations and Perturbation Analysis" (with Y. Liu, C.G. Cassandras, and P. Zhang), Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 4523-4528, December 2001, Orlando, Florida.
  134. "Quick simulation of a queue fed by arbitrary traffic traces" (with S. Vassilaras), Invited, Proceedings of the 39th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, pages 172-181, October 2001, Monticello, Illinois.
  135. "Model-Based Estimation of Buffer Overflow Probabilities from Measurements" (with S. Vassilaras), Proceedings of the ACM SIGMETRICS 2001/Performance 2001 conference, pages 154-163, June 16-20th, 2001, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  136. "Large Deviations-based Asymptotics for Inventory Control in Supply Chains" (with Y. Liu), Invited, Proceedings of the 39th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 528-533, December 2000, Sydney, Australia.
  137. "Congestion Dependent Pricing of On-line Internet Services" (with J.N. Tsitsiklis), Invited, Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 4026-4031, December 1999, Phoenix, Arizona.
  138. "Controlling Make-to-Stock Manufacturing Systems: A Large Deviations Approach" (with D. Bertsimas), Invited, Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 462-467, December 1999, Phoenix, Arizona.
  139. "A Framework for the Decentralized Control of Manufacturing Enterprises" (with M. Caramanis and O. Anli), Invited, Proceedings of DARPA-JFACC Symposium on Advances in Enterprise Control, pages 99-109, November 1999, San Diego, California.
  140. "On Estimating Buffer Overflow Probabilities under Markov-modulated Inputs" (with S. Vassilaras), Invited, Proceedings of 37th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, pages 306-315, September 1999, Monticello, Illinois.
  141. "Performance Analysis and Admission Control in Multimedia Communication Networks", Invited, Proceedings of the 36th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 1786-1791, December 1997, San Diego, California.
  142. "Buffer Overflow Probabilities in Multiclass ATM Switches" (with D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis), Proceedings of 34th Annual Allerton Conference, pages 712-721, October 1996, Monticello, Illinois.
  143. "Branching Bandits and Klimov's Problem: Achievable Region and Side Constraints" (with D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis), Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Vol. 1, pages 174-179, December 1994, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
  144. "Scheduling of Multiclass Queueing Networks: Bounds on Achievable Performance" (with D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis), Invited, Proceedings of the Workshop on hierarchical control for real-time scheduling of manufacturing systems, 1992, Lincoln, New Hampshire.
  145. "Congestion Avoidance in ATM Networks" (with E.D. Sykas, G.K. Mourtzinou, and K.M. Vlakos), Proceedings of the IEEE INFOCOM Conference, pages 905-914, May 4-8, 1992, Florence, Italy.
  146. Conference Abstracts

  147. "Reverse Engineering Bacterial Metabolism via Inverse Optimization" (with Q. Zhao, A. Stettner, E. Reznik, and D. Segre), Invited Talk, INFORMS Conference, November 9--12, 2014, San Francisco, CA.
  148. "Predicting Hospital Admissions for Cardiac Conditions at the Boston Medical Center" (with W. Dai, T. Brisimi, V. Saligrama, T. Mela, and W. Adams), Invited Talk, BU-U. of Warwick Workshop on Improving Health Care System Efficiency, November 21-22, 2013, Boston, MA.
  149. "A cyberphysical infrastructure for the 'smart city'" (with C. G. Cassandras, A. Bestavros, A. Kfoury, R. X. Gao, W. B. Gong), NSF CPS PI Meeting, October 17-18, 2013, Washington, DC.
  150. "Graph-theoretic conflict resolution with applications in wireless networks and protein docking" Invited Talk, Systems Control and Optimization: a workshop in honor of Professor John Tsitsiklis, Symi, Greece, July 2013.
  151. "Medication dosage control for Cardiac Surgical Patients" (with Q. Zhao), Invited Talk, Control and Adaptation: A 30-Year Journey, A Workshop in honor of Petros Ioannou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus, June 2013.
  152. "Algorithmic Approaches to Personalized Health Care" (with T. Brisimi, W. Dai, Q. Zhao), NSF PI Meeting, Smart Health & Wellbeing Program, June 4-5, 2013, Washington, DC.
  153. "A new distributed algorithm for side-chain repacking in protein-protein association" (with M. Moghadasi, D. Kozakov, A. Mamonov, P. Vakili, and S. Vajda), 17th Annual International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB), April 7-10, 2013, Beijing, China.
  154. "A new message-passing algorithm for the maximum weighted independent set with applications in wireless networks and protein docking" Information Theory and Applications Workshop, February 10-15, 2013, San Diego, California.
  155. "Composite Hypothesis Testing Error Exponents with Applications to CBRN Release Localization" (with R. T. Locke), Stochastic Networks Conference, June 18-22, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  156. "Inverse Optimization: A New Perspective on the Black-Litterman Model" (with V. Gupta and D. Bertsimas), INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 13-16, 2011, Charlotte, North Carolina.
  157. "Tachyphylaxis in post-cardiac surgical patients receiving bivalirudin -- a retrospective dynamic study using a PKPD model" (with Thomas Edrich, Gyorgi Frendl, and Jim Rawn), Proceedings of the 41st Critical Care Congress, Society of Critical Care Medicine, February 4 -8, 2012, Houston, Texas.
  158. "Optimizing the Transportation System's Response Capabilities" (with C.G. Cassandras), DHS Science Conference, March 30-April 1, Washington, DC.
  159. "A Least Squares Temporal Difference Actor-critic Algorithm with Applications to Warehouse Management" (with R. Moazzez-Estanjini), Invited, INFORMS Northeast Regional Conference, May 6-7, 2011, Amherst, Massachusetts.
  160. "Distributed Wireless Sensor Networks for Long-term surveillance missions" (with C. G. Cassandras), Invited, DOE NNSA University and Industry Technical Interchange Review Meeting (UITI 2010), December 7 - 9, 2010, Knoxville, Tennessee.
  161. "Wireless Sensor Networks for Localization and Coverage Control" (with C. G. Cassandras), Invited, DOE NNSA University and Industry Technical Interchange Review Meeting (UITI 2009), December 2 - 3, 2009, Clearwater Beach, Florida.
  162. "New Results on Distributed wireless sensor networks for long-term deployments" (with C. G. Cassandras), Invited, DOE NNSA University and Industry Technical Interchange Review Meeting (UITI 2008), December 2 - 4, 2008, The Canyons, Utah.
  163. "Localization in Sensor Nets: Adventures in Decision Theory and Facility Location" (with D. Guo), Invited, INFORMS Annual Meeting, October 12-15, 2008, Washington, D.C.
  164. "Event-driven Sensing for Enterprise Reconfigurability and Optimization" (with C. Cassandras, A. Bestavros, R. Gao, and W. Gong), Invited, INFORMS Annual Meeting, October 12-15, 2008, Washington, D.C.
  165. "Integrated understanding of the metabolic and gene regulatory systems of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1" (with Qasim Beg, David Byrne, Michael Driscoll, Frank Juhn, Yang Shen, Jeremiah Faith, Timothy Gardner, and Daniel Segre), 108th General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, June 1--5, 2008, Boston, Massachusetts.
  166. "Systematic identification of regulatory mapping and optimal metabolic engineering strategies in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1" (with D. K. Byrne, Q. K. Beg, M. E. Driscoll, F. S. Juhn, Y. Shen, J. J. Faith, D. Segre., T. S. Gardner), Genomics: Annual Contractor-Grantee Workshop, Department of Energy, February 10-13, 2008, Bethesda, Maryland.
  167. "Robust sensor network localization via composite hypothesis testing", Invited, Information Theory and Applications Workshop, January 27 - February 1, 2007, University of California, San Diego, California.
  168. "Distributed wireless sensor networks for long-term deployments" (with C.G. Cassandras), Invited, DOE NNSA University Conference, November 27 - 28, 2007, Central Florida Research Park, Orlando, Florida.
  169. "Docking refinement by the underestimation of free energy funnels" (with Y. Shen, P. Vakili, and S. Vajda), 4th Conference on Modeling of Protein Interactions (MPI 2007), Sep. 30 - Oct. 2, 2007, Lawrence, Kansas.
  170. "A multistep approach to protein-protein docking" (with D. Kozakov, Y. Shen, R. Brenke, D. Beglov, P. Vakili, S. Vajda), 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting, August 19-23, 2007, Boston, Massachusetts.
  171. "New Approaches to Protein-Protein Docking" (with D. Kozakov, R. Brenke, Y. Shen, S.R. Comeau, P. Vakili, S. Vajda), 3DSIG Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics Meeting, in conjucntion with the Conference of the International Society for Computational Biology, July 19-20, Vienna, Austria.
  172. "Statistical Anomaly Detection in Internet Traffic and Sensor Network Topology", Invited Plenary, National Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education, June 5, 2007, Boston, MA.
  173. "Refinement of rigid-body protein docking predictions using semi-definite underestimation" (with Y. Shen, P. Vakili, and S. Vajda), 3rd Critical Assessment PRedicted Interaction (CAPRI) Evaluation Meeting, April 20-21, 2007, Toronto, Canada. (Poster presentation, awarded 1st prize).
  174. "New approaches to protein-protein docking" (with S. Vajda, D. Kozakov, R. Brenke, S. R. Comeau, Y. Shen, P. Vakili), 232nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, September 10-14, 2006, San Francisco, California.
  175. "Sensor Networks: Localization, Transmission Scheduling, and Energy-Aware Routing with QoS Guarantees", Invited, Workshop on Challenges and Opportunities in Distributed Sensor Networks, Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, March 9-10, 2006, Los Alamos, New Mexico.
  176. "Joint Transmission Scheduling and Routing for Low-Power Wireless Sensor Networks is Polynomially Solvable", Invited, Computer Communications Workshop, October 2005, Huntington Beach, California.
  177. "A semi-definite programming based underestimation method for global optimization in molecular docking" (with Y. Shen, S. Vajda, and P. Vakili), 3rd Conference on Protein Interactions in Genomics, June 26-28, 2005, Lawrence, Kansas.
  178. "Statistical Location Detection in Sensor Networks", Invited, Workshop on Rare events in communication networks, EURANDOM, February 2005, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  179. "Multiservice Loss Networks: From pricing to distributed resource allocation", Invited, EURO/INFORMS International Joint Meeting, July 6-10, 2003, Istanbul, Turkey.
  180. "Pricing and Congestion Control in Multiservice Loss Networks", (with Y. Liu), Invited, 17th IEEE Annual Computer Communications Workshop, October 2002, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  181. "Pricing of Real-Time Services in Multiservice Communication Networks" (with Y. Liu), Invited, Workshop on Computer-Aided Modeling, Analysis, and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD), May 2002, New York City, New York.
  182. "Revenue Management in Multiservice Communication Networks" (with Y. Liu), Invited, INFORMS Conference, November 2001, Miami, Florida.
  183. "New scheduling policies for multiclass queueing networks" (with M. Caramanis and C. Su), Invited, INFORMS Conference, November 2001, Miami, Florida.
  184. "Target-pursuing policies for multiclass queueing networks" (with M. Caramanis and C. Su), INFORMS 11th Applied Probability Conference, July 2001, New York, New York, page 21.
  185. "Importance Sampling for the Estimation of Buffer Overflow Probabilities in Large Communication Switches" (with S. Vassilaras), INFORMS 11th Applied Probability Conference, July 2001, New York, New York, page 19.
  186. "Static Pricing in Multiservice Communication Networks" (with Y. Liu), INFORMS 11th Applied Probability Conference, July 2001, New York, New York, page 23.
  187. "Inventory Control in Supply Chains: A Large Deviations Approach" (with Y. Liu), Invited, INFORMS Conference, November 2000, San Antonio, Texas.
  188. "Large Deviations-based Asymptotics for Inventory Control in Make-to-Stock Manufacturing Systems and Supply Chains", Conference on Stochastic Networks, University of Wisconsin-Madison, June 2000, Madison, Wisconsin.
  189. "On the Estimation of Effective bandwidths from Measurements" (with S. Vassilaras), Invited, INFORMS Conference, November 1999, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  190. "Revenue Management and the Internet" (with J.N. Tsitsiklis), Invited, INFORMS Conference, November 1998, Seattle, Washington.
  191. "Optimal control of make-to-stock systems: A large deviations approach" (with D. Bertsimas), INFORMS Conference, April 1998, Montreal, Canada.
  192. "Revenue Management in Network Services" (with J.N. Tsitsiklis), Invited, Proceedings of the Fourth INFORMS Telecommunications Conference, March 1998, Boca Raton, Florida.
  193. "Congestion Probabilities and Admission control", Proceedings of the 9TH INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, June 1997, Cambridge, Massachusetts, page 169.
  194. "On the Large Deviations Behaviour of Acyclic Single Class Networks and Multiclass Queues" (with D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis), Invited, Royal Statistical Society Workshop on Stochastic Networks, August 1-11, 1995, Edinburgh, U.K.
  195. "Branching Bandits and Klimov's Problem" (with D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis), Invited, Proceedings of the 8TH INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, June 1995, Atlanta, Georgia.
  196. "On the Large Deviations Behaviour of Acyclic Networks of G/G/1 Queues" (with D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis), Proceedings of the Third INFORMS Telecommunications Conference, March 1995, Boca Raton, Florida.
  197. "Branching Bandits and Klimov's Problem: Achievable Region and Side Constraints" (with D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis), ORSA/TIMS conference, April 1994, Boston, Massachusetts.
  198. "Scheduling of Multiclass Queueing Networks: Bounds on Achievable Performance" (with D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis), ORSA/TIMS conference, November 1992, San Francisco, California.

Selected Invited Lectures

Lectures in Academia

  1. "Analytics Enabling 'Smarter' Health Care", Invited Lecture, Department of Control, Zhejiang University, China, April 24, 2014.
  2. "Conflict resolution using graphs with applications in wireless networks and protein docking", Invited Lecture, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, China, April 21, 2014.
  3. "Graph-theoretic conflict resolution with applications in wireless networks and protein docking", Invited Lecture, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research (DEMOKRITOS), Greece, February 2014.
  4. "Analytics Enabling 'Smarter' Health Care", Invited Lecture, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, January 2014.
  5. "Graph-theoretic conflict resolution with applications in wireless networks and protein docking", Invited Lecture, Coordinated Sciences Laboratory, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, September 2013.
  6. "Graph-theoretic conflict resolution with applications in wireless networks and protein docking", Invited Lecture, KIOS Research Center, University of Cyprus, Cyprus, June 2013.
  7. "Conflict resolution as an Independent Set Problem with Applications in Wireless Networks and Protein Docking", Invited Lecture, Department of Applied Analysis and Complex Dynamical Systems, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan, May 2013.
  8. "Optimization Techniques for Protein Docking", Invited Lecture, Department of Chemistry, Boston University, November 2012.
  9. "The Maximum Weighted Independent Set Problem and Applications", Invited Lecture, Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece, June 28, 2012.
  10. "On the Maximum Weighted Independent Set with Applications in Wireless Networks and Protein Docking", Invited Lecture, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Macrh 6, 2012.
  11. "Optimization Techniques for Protein Docking", Invited Lecture, Department of Computer Science and Telecommunications, University of Athens, Athens, Greece, January 13, 2011. Watch the lecture on-line.
  12. "Detection and Optimization Problems in Wireless Sensor Networks", Invited Lecture, Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 25, 2010.
  13. "Design and Optimization of Wireless Sensor Networks", Invited Lecture, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, January 20, 2010.
  14. "Mathematics of Statistical Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks and Related Problems", Invited Lecture, Department of Mathematics, University of Athens, Greece, June 16, 2009.
  15. "A New Statistical Localization Framework for Wireless Sensor Networks", Invited Lecture, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, May 29, 2009.
  16. "Localization with Wireless Sensor Networks", Invited Lecture, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, March 27, 2008.
  17. "Protein docking by optimizing noisy funnel-like functions", Invited Lecture, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut, November 8, 2007.
  18. "Optimization of Wireless Sensor Networks", Invited Lecture, Athens Information Technology (AIT) Center, March 12, 2007.
  19. "Optimization for Protein-Protein Docking", Invited Lecture, Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, November 30, 2006.
  20. "Optimization of Wireless Sensor Networks", Invited Lecture, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA, November 2006.
  21. "Optimization of Wireless Sensor Networks", Invited Lecture, Department of Mathematical Engineering, Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, October 2006.
  22. "Wireless Sensor Networks: A playground for optimization methodologies", Invited Lecture, Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Univerisità degli Studi del Sannio, Benevento, Italy, September 2006.
  23. "Optimization Adventures in the Wonderland of Wireless Sensor Networks", Invited Lecture, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Connecticut, November 2005.
  24. "Optimizing Wireless Sensor Networks", Invited Lecture, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, April 2004.
  25. "Multi-service Communication Networks: What's the "right" time-scale for pricing and resource allocation decisions ?", Invited Lecture, School of Business, Columbia University, November 2003.
  26. "Supply Chain Inventory Control Lessons: Distributional Information Matters !", Invited Lecture, School of Business, Columbia University, November 2003.
  27. "Resource Allocation in Sensor Networks", Invited Lecture, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northwestern University, October 2003.
  28. "Supply Chain Inventory Control with Quality of Service Guarantees", Invited Lecture, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, October 2003.
  29. "Multi-service Communication Networks: Resource Allocation through Pricing", Invited Lecture, Department of Electrical Engineering, Yale University, April 2003.
  30. "Multi-service Communication Networks: What's the "right" time-scale for pricing and resource allocation decisions?", Invited Lecture, Information Systems Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, March 2003.
  31. "On the Pricing of Differentiated Internet Services: A Revenue Management Perspective", Invited Lecture, Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, March 2002.
  32. "Inventory Control for Supply Chains with Service Level Constraints: A Large Deviations Approach", Invited Lecture, Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Northeastern University, February 2002.
  33. "Near-optimal charging mechanisms for multiservice communication networks", Invited Lecture, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, October 2001.
  34. "Quality of Service: A Unifying Theme", Invited Lecture, Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, November 2000.
  35. "Estimating Effective Bandwidths", Invited Lecture, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, November 1999.
  36. "QoS Provisioning in Multimedia Communication Networks", Invited Lecture, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, June 1999.
  37. "Probabilistic Service Level Guarantees in Make-to-Stock Manufacturing Systems", Invited Lecture, Operations Management Seminar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, March 1999.
  38. "Congestion-Dependent Pricing of Internet Services", Invited Lecture, Operations Research Seminar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, March 1999.
  39. "Revenue Management in the Internet", Invited Lecture, Finance Seminar, School of Management, Boston University, March 1999.
  40. "Admission Control in High Speed Communication Networks", Invited Lecture, Computer Science Department, Boston University, December 1998.
  41. "Providing Statistical QoS in Multimedia Networks (Effective bandwidths and beyond)", Invited Lecture, Center for Satellite and Hybrid Communication Networks, University of Maryland at College Park, April 1998, Maryland.
  42. "Large Deviations and their applications in the traffic management of High-Speed Communication Networks", Invited Lecture, Networking Seminar, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Michigan, October 1996, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  43. Lectures in Industry and Government

  44. "Optimization Techniques for Animal-Inspired Trajectories", ONR MURI Meeting, University of Maryland, College Park, September 2014.
  45. "Anomaly detection methods for cyber-security awareness", Army Research Laboratory, September 2014, Adelphi, Maryland.
  46. "Inverse FBA: Learning Cellular Objectives from Fluxes", ARO Metabolic MURI Meeting, University of Texas, Austin, May 2014.
  47. "Turning Constraint-Based Modeling on Its Head: Learning Cellular Objectives from Fluxes", ARO Metabolic MURI Meeting, University of Texas, Austin, June 2013.
  48. "Algorithmic approaches to personalized health care", Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, May 2013.
  49. "Large-Scale Methods for Bio-Inspired Robot Motion Planning and Control", ONR Airfoils MURI Meeting, ONR, Washington, DC, April 2013.
  50. "Predicting Hospitalization from Electronic Health Records", Boston Medical Center, Boston, November 2012.
  51. "Predicting Bacterial Growth Conditions via Inverse Optimization and Machine Learning Techniques", ARO MURI Meeting, University of Texas, Austin, October 2012.
  52. "A BU Toolbox for Cyber Anomaly Detection", Army Research Laboratory, October 2012, Adelphi, Maryland.
  53. "Data Harvesting using Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks", Oak Ridge Laboratory, September 2012, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
  54. "Energy Management of Wireless Sensor Networks", Oak Ridge Laboratory, September 2012, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
  55. "A Market-Based Mechanism Enabling Buildings to Provide Demand Side Regulation Service", Oak Ridge Laboratory, September 2012, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
  56. "Optimized Strategies for Bio-Inspired Robot Motion Planning and Control", ONR MURI Meeting, University of Maryland, College Park, June 2012.
  57. "A Coordinated Approach to Cyber-Situation Awareness based on Traffic Anomaly Detection", Army Research Laboratory, November 2011, Adelphi, Maryland.
  58. "Anomaly Detection for Data Security and Algorithms for Disease Prevention and Management", EMC Corp.-Boston University Meeting, January 2011, Boston, Massachusetts.
  59. "AIRFOILS: Real-time Optimization for Animal Inspired Agile Flight", Invited Talk, ONR MURI Kickoff Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, October 7, 2010.
  60. "On Energy Management in Sensor Networks", Invited Talk, Ember Inc.-Boston University Meeting, May 2010, Boston, Massachusetts.
  61. "Statistical Anomaly Detection with Applications in Cybersecurity", Invited Lecture, Information Science & Technology Center, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico.
  62. "On Statistical Anomaly Detection of Cyber-Security Threats", Army Research Laboratory, October 2009, Adelphi, Maryland.
  63. "Wireless Sensor Networks: Promises and Challenges", NECINA Wireless Special Interest Group, June 2008, Waltham, Massachusetts.
  64. "Localization of Hazardous Sources in Sensor Fields", DOE Review meeting, June 2008, Boston, Massachusetts.
  65. "Next Generation Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks", The Sensor Network Consortium, May 2008, Boston, Massachusetts.
  66. "Control and Optimization of Wireless Sensor Networks", Invited Lecture, Los Alamos National Laboratory, March 2008, Los Alamos, New Mexico.
  67. "Minimal Energy Routing with Latency QoS Guarantees", The Sensor Network Consortium, November 2006, Boston, Massachusetts.
  68. "Sensor networks and applications in homeland security", Invited Talk, Symposium on "UK Technologies for Security" organized by the United Kingdom government, October 30, 2006, UK Consulate, Boston, Massachusetts.
  69. "The Center for Information and Systems Engineering and the Sensor Networks Consortium", Invited Talk, Holst Centre, IMEC Netherlands, October 2006, Eindhoven, Netherlands.
  70. "Systems-level opportunities for much needed efficiency gains in sensor networks", Invited Talk, ARRM06 Industry & IMEC Review Meeting, October 2006, Leuven, Belgium.
  71. "Localization with Sensor Networks and related challenges", Invited Talk, United Technologies Research Center, October 2006, Hartford, Connecticut.
  72. "Energy-Aware Sensor Network Routing with QoS Guarantees", Invited Talk, MITRE Corp., June 2006, Bedford, Massachusetts.
  73. "The role of optimization in sensor networks: Localization and energy-aware routing", Invited Talk, Netted Sensors Workshop, October 2005, MITRE Corp., McLean, Virginia.
  74. "Research Challenges in RFIDs and Sensor Networks", Invited Panelist, IDC RFID Update Conference, June 2005, Boston, Massachusetts.
  75. "Localization for Sensor Networks: Accurate or Robust (or both)?", The Sensor Network Consortium, May 2005, Boston, Massachusetts.
  76. "Performance evaluation of Sensor Networks", The Sensor Network Consortium, May 2005, Boston, Massachusetts.
  77. "Statistical Location Detection and Optimal Routing in Sensor Networks", Invited Talk, General Electric Labs, January 2005, Niskayuna, New York.
  78. "Establishing the Sensor Network Consortium", Inaugural Meeting, The Sensor Network Consortium, November 2004, Boston, Massachusetts.
  79. "Sensor Networks Applications in Robot Navigation", Invited Talk, Aberdeen Proving Ground, May 2004, Aberdeen, Maryland.
  80. "Military Supply Chains: A 10,000-Foot View of Algorithmic and Methodological Challenges", Invited Lecture, Manufacturing Engineering Emerging Technologies Seminar, Boston University, November 2002, Boston, Massachusetts.
  81. "Inventory Control in Supply Chains", Invited Lecture, Solectron, August 2002, North Andover, Massachusetts.
  82. "Pricing Differentiated Internet Services", Invited Lecture, Sun Microsystems Labs, April 2002, Burlington, Massachusetts.
  83. "Optimizing Multiservice Communication Networks", Genuity-BU meeting, March 2002, Boston, Massachusetts.
  84. "Pricing the Internet: Can simplicity induce optimality ?", Invited Lecture, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Mathematical Sciences, March 2001, Yorktown Heights, New York.
  85. "Quality of Service in Communication and Manufacturing Systems", Invited Lecture, Scientific Computing Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, February 2001, Los Alamos, New Mexico.
  86. "Quick Simulation for the Estimation of the Cell Loss Probability in Large Switches", Invited Talk, Nokia Research Center, February 2001, Boston, Massachusetts.
  87. "Leaky Bucket Control", Invited Talk, Nokia Research Center, June 2000, Boston, Massachusetts.
  88. "Resource Allocation Issues in Multiservice Communication Networks", Invited Talk, Nokia Research Center, May 1999, Boston, Massachusetts.
  89. "Customer-oriented Supply Chain Management", Industrial Advisory Board Meeting, Dept. of Manufacturing Engineering, Boston University, September 1998, Boston, Massachusetts.
  90. "Resource and Revenue Management in Internet Services", Invited Talk, Workshop of the MIT Internet Telephony Consortium, June 1998, Helsinki, Finland.
  91. "Quality of Service Provisioning in Multimedia Communication Networks", Invited Talk, Basic Research Institute in the Mathematical Sciences (BRIMS), Hewlett-Packard Labs, June 1997, Bristol, U.K.
  92. "Efficient Resource Allocation and Revenue Management of Internet Services", Invited Talk, Workshop of the MIT Internet Telephony Consortium, June 1997, Bristol, U.K.
  93. "Right on Schedule", Industrial Advisory Board Meeting, Dept. of Manufacturing Engineering, Boston University, March 1997, Boston, Massachusetts.
  94. "Yield Management and Internet Telephony", MIT Internet Telephony Consortium, MIT, November 1996, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  95. Other Selected Presentations

  96. "Botnet Detection Using Social Graph Analysis" (with J. Wang), Poster presentation, 12th Annual National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) conference, ``Collective Behavior: From Cells to Societies'', National Academies, November 2014, Irvine, California.
  97. "Turning Constraint-Based Modeling on Its Head: Learning Cellular Objectives from Fluxes" (with Q. Zhao, D. Segre, A. Stettner), Poster presentation, Boston University Scholars Day, April 2014 (awarded the CISE 1st prize).
  98. "Robust Anomaly Detection in Dynamic Networks" (with J. Wang), Poster presentation, Boston University Scholars Day, April 2014 (awarded the CISE 2nd prize).
  99. "A multi-stage Monte Carlo minimization-based approach to the protein docking refinement problem" (with M. Moghdasi, A. Mamonov, P. Vakili, S. Vajda, D. Kozakov), Poster presentation, Boston University Scholars Day, April 2014 (awarded a CISE honorable mention).
  100. "Modeling and Prediction of Heart-Related Hospitalization Using Electronic Health Records Data" (with W. Dai, T. Brisimi, and V. Saligrama), Poster presentation, Boston University Scholars Day, April 2014 (awarded a CISE honorable mention).
  101. "Flexible Refinement of Protein-Ligand Docking on Manifolds" (with H. Mirzaei, D. Kozakov, S. Vajda, P. Vakili), Poster presentation, Boston University Science and Engineering Day, April 2013 (awarded a CISE 2nd Prize).
  102. "A New Approach to Rigid-Body Minimization with Applications to Molecular Docking" (with H. Mirzaei, D. Kozakov, S. Vajda, P. Vakili), Poster presentation, Boston University Science and Engineering Day, April 2012 (awarded a CISE Honorable Mention).
  103. "The Capacity of Sparse Ad Hoc Networks under Controlled Mobility" (with Reza Moazzez-Estanjini), Poster presentation, Boston University Science and Engineering Day, March 2010 (awarded a CISE Honorable Mention).
  104. "SDU: Protein docking by the underestimation of binding free energy funnels" (with Y. Shen, S. Vajda, P. Vakili), Poster presentation,4th Conference on Modeling of Protein Interactions (MPI 2007), Sep. 30 - Oct. 2, 2007, Lawrence, Kansas.
  105. "A Semi-Definite programming-based Underestimation method for global optimization in molecular docking" (with Y. Shen, S. Vajda, P. Vakili), Poster presentation, Boston University Science and Engineering Day, March 2005 (awarded the CISE first prize).
  106. "Pricing and Resource Allocation in Multiservice Broadband Communication Networks", Invited Talk, NSF PI Workshop, Networking Research Program, November 2000, NSF Division of Advanced Networking Infrastructure and Research, Irvine, California.
  107. "Controlling Congestion in Multimedia Networks", Invited Talk, 1997 George E. Nicholson paper competition, INFORMS conference, May 1997, San Diego, California