Dr Farhad Farokhi

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Currently, I am a research fellow at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia. Prior to that, I was a postdoctoral researcher at the Automatic Control Department, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. In 2014, I received my PhD degree in Automatic Control from KTH Royal Institute of Technology and before that I received my BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering (Automatic Control), respectively, in 2008 and 2010 from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. My current research interests include understanding the effects of information limitations and asymmetries in control and estimation of large-scale networked systems, such as water irrigation networks and intelligent transportation systems.

Recent publications

  1. Farokhi F, Teixeira AMH, Langbort C. Estimation With Strategic Sensors. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL. IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. 2017, Vol. 62, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2016.2571779
  2. Tanaka T, Farokhi F, Langbort C. Faithful Implementations of Distributed Algorithms and Control Laws. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CONTROL OF NETWORK SYSTEMS. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2017, Vol. 4, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1109/TCNS.2015.2489318
  3. Farokhi F, Sandberg H. Fisher Information as a Measure of Privacy: Preserving Privacy of Households with Smart Meters Using Batteries. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2017. DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2017.2667702
  4. Bottegal G, Farokhi F, Shames I. Preserving Privacy of Finite Impulse Response Systems. IEEE Control Systems Letters. 2017, Vol. 1, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1109/LCSYS.2017.2709621
  5. Farokhi F, Shames I, Johansson KH. Private and Secure Coordination of Match-Making for Heavy-Duty Vehicle Platooning. 20th World Congress of the International-Federation-of-Automatic-Control (IFAC). Elsevier Science. 2017, Vol. 50, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2017.08.1485
  6. Farokhi F, Shames I, Batterham N. Secure and private control using semi-homomorphic encryption. CONTROL ENGINEERING PRACTICE. Pergamon-Elsevier Science. 2017, Vol. 67. DOI: 10.1016/j.conengprac.2017.07.004
  7. Shames I, Farokhi F, Summers TH. Security analysis of cyber-physical systems using H-2 norm. IET CONTROL THEORY AND APPLICATIONS. Institution of Engineering and Technology. 2017, Vol. 11, Issue 11. DOI: 10.1049/iet-cta.2016.1391
  8. Cantoni M, Farokhi F, Kerrigan E, Shames I. Structured computation of optimal controls for constrained cascade systems. International Journal of Control. Taylor & Francis Ltd. 2017. DOI: 10.1080/00207179.2017.1366668
  9. Farokhi F, Cantoni M, Shames I. A Game-Theoretic Approach to Distributed Scheduling of Rigid Demands on Dynamical Systems. 2016 AUSTRALIAN CONTROL CONFERENCE (AUCC). IEEE. 2016. DOI: 10.1109/AUCC.2016.7868019
  10. Cantoni M, Farokhi F, Kerrigan E, Shames I. A scalable QP solver for optimal control of cascades with constraints. 2016 AUSTRALIAN CONTROL CONFERENCE (AUCC). IEEE. 2016. DOI: 10.1109/AUCC.2016.7868016
  11. Shames I, Farokhi F, Cantoni M. Guaranteed maximum power point tracking by scalar iterations with quadratic convergence rate. 2016 IEEE 55TH CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL (CDC). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2016. DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2016.7798692
  12. Farokhi F, Shames I, Rabbat MG, Johansson M. On reconstructability of quadratic utility functions from the iterations in gradient methods. AUTOMATICA. Pergamon-Elsevier Science. 2016, Vol. 66. DOI: 10.1016/j.automatica.2016.01.014
  13. Farokhi F, Milosevic J, Sandberg H. Optimal state estimation with measurements corrupted by Laplace noise. 2016 IEEE 55th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). 2016. DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2016.7798286
  14. Farokhi F, Shames I. Preserving Privacy of Agents in Participatory-Sensing Schemes for Traffic Estimation. 2016 IEEE 55TH CONFERENCE ON DECISION AND CONTROL (CDC). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2016. DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2016.7799307
  15. Farokhi F, Nair G. privacy-Constrained Communication. 6th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NECSYS). Elsevier Science. 2016, Vol. 49, Issue 22. DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.10.370

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