Booz Allen Hamilton Colloquium: Decentralization and its Limits
Friday, October 9, 2020
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
301 405 4471
"Decentralization and its Limits"
Associate Professor, Queen's University, Ontario, Canada
Bio: Bahman Gharesifard is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Queen’s University. His general research interests lie within the areas of systems and controls and its intersections with a variety of subjects in mathematics. His recent research is focused on distributed control and optimization, where the control input is generated in a decentralized manner, by a group of individuals each with limited information about the state of the system.
In 2019 he received the CAIMS-PIMS Early Career Award, which included an invitation to speak at the 2019 Canada Society of Applied and Industrial Mathematics Annual Meeting. He also received an NSERC Accelerator Supplement.
He received the Engineering and Applied Science First Year Instructor Teaching Award from the Engineering Classes of 2018 and 2020 for the winter terms of 2015 and 2017. In 2014, he was shortlisted for the Frank Knox Award for Excellence in Teaching at Queen’s university.