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Somayeh Sojoudi

Assistant Professor in Residence

Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences and Mechanical Engineering

University of California, Berkeley

Email: sojoudi (at) berkeley.edu

Office: 5114 Etcheverry Hall

Brief Biography

I work on various problems in optimization theory, machine learning, algorithms, data science, and control theory. A detailed description of my research is available here.

Open Positions

Postdoctoral Position: I have an open position for an interdisciplinary research in the broad areas of optimization theory, machine learning and control theory. To apply, please email me your CV and sample publications.

PhD Positions: I am looking for a few PhD students to work in machine learning, optimization theory and control theory. If you are a current or prospective PhD student in EECS or ME and have a strong mathematical background, please feel free to contact me.

News

  • August 2017: Dr. Cedric Josz has joined my group as a postdoctoral scholar.

  • August 2017: I will give a talk on machine learning at INFORMS 2017.

  • August 2017: I gave a seminar at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

  • July 2017: I will teach the course “ME C134 / EE C128 Feedback Control Systems” for the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences in Fall 2017.

  • June 2017: I have been appointed as a Conference Editorial Board (CEB) Associate Editor of the IEEE Control Systems Society.

  • August 2016: I have been appointed as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.

  • December 2014: I am a co-author of a best student paper award finalist for the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control.

  • October 2014: I chaired the session “Control Applications and Nonlinear Control” for IEEE 52nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, 2014.

  • October 2014: I co-chaired the session ‘‘Stochastic Systems and Control" for IEEE 52nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, 2014.