Prof. Munther A Dahleh

William A Coolidge Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Director, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS)

Primary DLC

Institute for Data, Systems and Society (IDSS)

MIT Room: 32-D616


Alina Man

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Optimal and Robust Control Synthesis with Logic and Discrete Constraints
Model Reduction of Stochastic Hybrid Systems
Distributed Control of Networked Systems
Learning in Complex Social Networks
Neurobiology -- Focusing on Cerebellar Control and Understanding Cortical Oscillations
Automotive Applications
Interface of Robust Control, Estimation, Information Theory<br>Computation with Application to Control with Communication Constraints, and Distributed Mobile Agents <br>Interface Between System Theory and Neurobiology  <br>Analysis of Complex Networks with Applications to Social Networks, Transportation Networks and the Power Grid

Research Summary

In his current research, Professor Dahleh focuses on the foundational theory necessary to understand systemic risk in interconnected systems. He is also involved in a number of related application domains, including transportation systems, financial systems, the future power grid, and social networks. His work draws from various fields including game theory, optimal control, distributed optimization, information theory, and distributed learning. His collaborations include faculty from all five schools at MIT.

(summary updated 6/2014)

Recent Work