Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Director of the Center for Energy, Sustainability, and Environment (CESE)
- Interdisciplinary engineering-biology research on distributed decision-making systems (e.g., with a focus on honeybees): Organizer, workshop on Systems Biology of Decision Making, in the Mathematical Bioengineering Program, NSF Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Invited speaker at Santa Fe Institute (SFI) workshop on Collective Decision Making: From Neurons to Societies, (see "Building Smart Groups" by T. Seeley in the SFI Bulletin), and current research projects.
- Distributed feedback control and optimization for energy systems (e.g., optimal reactive power allocation, demand-response methods, control of smart lights).
- Faculty Advisor for the student organization Engineers for Community Service (ECOS).
- Paper: "Educating the Humanitarian Engineer", Dec. 2009.
- Talk: Invited speaker, National Academy of Engineering (NAE), Center for Engineering, Ethics, and Society, "Engineering, Social Justice, and Sustainable Community Development," and other activities.
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