I am a Gordon McKay Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) at Harvard University and a research affiliate in Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. I am also Cofounder and Chief Scientific Advisor of Singularity Energy, Inc, featuring the product of Carbonara which provides a suite of innovative products, developer APIs, and intelligent tools for companies to build the future of decarbonization solutions.
My research lies in the learning, optimization, and control of network systems, with particular applications to cyber-physical systems. The goal is to develop foundational decision-making tools to explore and exploit real-world system structures that can lead to computationally efficient and distributed solutions and apply them to improve systems operations and architecture. My research has been interdisciplinary in nature, integrating various mathematical, computational, engineering and some economics tools. I have received McDonald Mentoring Award, Donald P. Eckman Award, ONR YIP Award, AFOSR YIP Award, NSF CAREER Award, Harvard Climate Change Solution Fund, Harvard PSE Accelerator Award, CDC best student paper award finalist, CCTA best student paper award finalist (as an adviser) etc.