Ioannis Paschalidis

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996
Director, Center for Information and Systems Engineering

Information and Data Sciences
Division of Systems Engineering
Biomolecular Engineering Research Center (BMERC)
Center for Information and Systems Engineering (CISE)
(617) 353-0434
Office: PHO 429
Office hours: contact for appointment

Honors, Awards, and Editorships

  • Fellow, IEEE
  • Elected to Board of Governors, IEEE Control Systems Society (2013-16)
  • Inaugural Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems (2013-present)
  • Supervised the Ph.D. thesis of Fuzhuo Huang that won the Best Dissertation Award from the Division of Systems Engineering, Boston University (January 2013)
  • Distinguished Faculty Fellow, College of Engineering, Boston University (2011-16)
  • Dean’s Catalyst Award, 2011, College of Engineering, Boston University
  • Joint paper with student, Reza Moazzez-Estanjini, won the best student paper award at the 9th International Symposium of Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt ’11)
  • Best performance in modeling protein-protein complexes (with D. Kozakov, P. Vakili, S. Vajda, et al.), CAPRI (Critical Assessment of Predicted Interactions) Evaluation meeting, Barcelona, Spain, December 9-11, 2009
  • First prize in the 3rd Critical Assessment Predicted (Protein) Interaction (CAPRI) Evaluation Meeting, April 20-21, 2007, Toronto, Canada, for poster presentation (with Y. Shen, P. Vakili, and S. Vajda).
  • Invited Participant, 2002 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, National Academy of Engineering
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2000
  • Plenary Speaker, 1998 and 2002 LIDS Student Conference, Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, MIT
  • Second Prize, 1997 George E. Nicholson paper competition
  • Elected Full Member of Sigma Xi, 1996

Classes Taught

  • EC 381 Probability Theory in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • EC/SE 524 Optimization Theory and Methods
  • EC/SE/ME 724 Advanced Optimization Theory and Methods
  • EC/SE 755 Communication Networks Control

Research Interests

  • systems and control
  • networking
  • applied probability
  • optimization
  • operations research
  • computational biology
  • bioinformatics
  • communication and sensor networks
  • medical informatics
  • logistics
  • cyber-security
  • robotics
  • smart-grid
  • finance

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