Presentations

Video presentation of some recent papers:

  • Learning Dynamical Systems with Side Information [link], [link]
    DIMACS Workshop on Robot Learning + Online Seminar on Mathematical Foundations of Data Science
  • Time-Varying SDPs (brief) + Robust-to-Dynamics Optimization [link]
    DIMACS Workshop on Distance Geometry
  • Polynomial Optimization and Dynamical Systems [link]
    University of Michigan, joint IOE-MICDE colloquium
  • On Existence of Solutions in Polynomial Optimization [link]
    ICERM meeting on Core Computational Methods
  • Optimization in Dynamical Systems [link]
    Institute for Advanced Studies
  • LP, SOCP, and Optimization-Free Approaches to Polynomial Optimization [link]
    The Simons Institute at Berkeley
  • Two Problems at the Interface of Optimization and Dynamical systems [link]
    Kolchin Seminar on Differential Algebra>
  • Polynomial Optimization for Analysis of Polynomial Differential Equations [link]
    The Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences
  • On the Complexity of Detecting Convexity over a Box (presented by Georgina Hall)[link]
    ICERM meeting on Real Algebraic Geometry and Optimization
  • Nonnegative Polynomials and Applications to Learning (presented by Georgina Hall)[link]
    The Simons Institute at Berkeley

Some slides:

  • Nonnegative Polynomials: from Optimization to Control and Learning [pdf]
    Columbia University, IEOR-DRO colloquium, 2019
  • Robust-to-Dynamics Optimization [pdf]
    Keynote talk at the 3rd International Workshop on Design and Analysis of Robust Systems, 2018
  • Learning Dynamical Systems with Side Information [pdf]
    AFOSR kick-off meeting of the MURI project "control-oriented learning on the fly", 2019
  • Time-Varying Semidefinite Programs (presented by Bachir El Khadir) [pdf]
    The International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, 2018
  • SOS Hierarchies We Could Have Had in the 1920s... [pdf]
    The International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, 2018
  • Complexity of Testing Existence of Solutions in Polynomial Optimization [pdf]
    ICERM Workshop on Nonlinear Algebra, 2018
  • Two Problems at the Interface of Optimization and Dynamical Systems [pdf]
    MIT, LIDS, 2018
  • List of future and past talks[---]
    Sometimes the slides for these talks are posted on my homepage.

And here are some much, much older slides:

  • Joint Spectral Radius of Rank One Matrices and the Maximum Cycle Mean Problem [pdf]
    51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control -- Maui, Hawaii, December 2012
  • Complexity of Deciding Convexity in Polynomial Optimization [pdf]
    SIAM Conference on Optimization -- Darmstadt, Germany, May 2011
  • Convexity and SOS-Convexity [pdf]
    First SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry -- North Carolina State University, October 2011
  • Joint Spectral Radius and Path-Complete Graph Lyapunov Functions [pdf]
    21st International Symposium on Mathematical Programming -- Berlin, August 2012
    National Control Engineering Student Workshop -- University of Maryland, April 2011
  • Do SOS Lyapunov Functions Always Exist? [pdf]
    50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference -- Orlando, December 2011
  • Do Polynomial Lyapunov Functions Always Exist? [pdf]
    50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference -- Orlando, December 2011
  • On Higher Order Derivatives of Lyapunov Functions [pdf]
    American Control Conference -- San Francisco, June 2011 -- (presented by Pablo Parrilo)