<html> <body style="background-color:#4EE2EC;font-family:arial"> <head> <title>Jie Lu's Home Page</title> <style> h1 {font-size:15pt;font-family:arial;background-color:#3BB9FF;color:#F62217;margin-top:15pt;margin-bottom:6pt} h2 {font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;margin-top:6pt;margin-bottom:3pt} h3 {font-size:15pt;font-family:arial;margin-top:6pt;margin-bottom:3pt} h4 {font-size:22pt;font-family:arial;margin-top:6pt;margin-bottom:3pt} h5 {font-size:10pt;font-family:arial;margin-top:15pt;margin-bottom:3pt} ul {margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt} </style> </head> <body> <table> <tr> <td> <img src="jielu16.jpg" width=200 height=256> </td> <td style="text-align:left;padding:0in 0in 0.1in 0.5in"> <h4>Jie Lu (Fu)</h4> <br> Assistant Professor<br> <a href="http://sist.shanghaitech.edu.cn/">School of Information Science and Technology</a><br> <a href="http://www.shanghaitech.edu.cn/eng/">ShanghaiTech University</a><br> Room 1D-201B, SIST Building, No.393 Huaxia Middle Road, Shanghai 201210, China<br> Email: lujie at shanghaitech.edu.cn<br> </tr> </table> <h2><font color="#F62217">Openings:</font> I am currently looking for <i>graduate students</i> and <i>postdocs</i> who are interested in optimization and control. If you'd like to apply, please email me a copy of your CV.</h2> <h1>Research Interests</h1> <ul> <li>Distributed optimization <li>Optimization theory and algorithms</li> <li>Multi-agent coordination and decision making</li> <li>UAV control and navigation</li> </ul> <h1>Short Bio</h1> I received a B.S. in Information Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China in 2007 and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, USA in 2011. From 2012-2015 I was a postdoctoral researcher with the Automatic Control Lab, ACCESS Linnaeus Centre at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and with the Department of Signals and Systems at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Since 2015 I have been a tenure-track assistant professor in the School of Information Science and Technology at ShanghaiTech University. <h1>Teaching/Tutorial</h1> <ul> <li>Linear Systems II, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, ShanghaiTech University</li> <li>Linear Systems I, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, ShanghaiTech University</li> <li>Linear and Nonlinear Programming, Fall 2015, ShanghaiTech University</li> <li>Nonlinear Systems, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, ShanghaiTech University</li> <li>A Tutorial on Distributed Convex Optimization (Part I & II), February 2015, Chalmers University of Technology</li> <li>Distributed Optimization, Fall 2013, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (co-lecturer)</li> </ul> <h1>Publications</h1> <h2>Preprints</h2> <ul> <li>X. Wu and J. Lu, "<a href="http://sist.shanghaitech.edu.cn/faculty/lujie/Fenchel.pdf">Fenchel Dual Gradient Methods for Distributed Convex Optimization over Time-varying Networks</a>," 2017.</li> </ul> <h2>Book Chapters</h2> <ul> <li>J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "A Gossip Algorithm for Convex Consensus Optimization," in <i>Advances in Systems Theory: Control, Communication Networks, Production Systems, and Rational Behavior</i>, P. T. Kabamba and J. Li, editors, pp. 223 243, WingSpan Press, Livermore, CA, 2009.</li> </ul> <h2>Journal Articles</h2> <ul> <li> J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7523338">A Distributed Algorithm for Solving Positive Definite Linear Equations over Networks with Membership Dynamics</a>," <i>IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems</i>, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 215 227, 2018.</li> <li> T. Yang, J. Lu, D. Wu, J. Wu, G. Shi, Z. Meng, and K. H. Johansson, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=7592396">A Distributed Algorithm for Economic Dispatch over Time-Varying Directed Networks with Delays</a>," <i> IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics</i>, vol. 64, no. 6, pp. 5095-5106, 2017.</li> <li> J. Lu and M. Johansson, "<a href="http://epubs.siam.org/doi/pdf/10.1137/15M1008956">Convergence Analysis of Approximate Primal Solutions in Dual First-Order Methods</a>," <i>SIAM Journal on Optimization</i>, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 2430-2467, 2016.</li> <li>J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6129483">Zero-Gradient-Sum Algorithms for Distributed Convex Optimization: The Continuous-Time Case</a>," <i>IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control</i>, vol. 57, no. 9, pp. 2348 2354, 2012.</li> <li>J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6018996">Controlled Hopwise Averaging and Its Convergence Rate</a>," <i>IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control</i>, vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 1005 1012, 2012.</li> <li>J. Lu, C. Y. Tang, P. R. Regier, and T. D. Bow, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5893921">Gossip Algorithms for Convex Consensus Optimization over Networks</a>," <i>IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control</i>, vol. 56, no. 12, pp. 2917 2923, 2011.</li> </ul> <h2>Conference Papers</h2> <ul> <li>X. Wu, K. C. Sou, and J. Lu, "Fenchel Dual Gradient Methods Enabling a Smoothing Technique for Nonsmooth Distributed Convex Optimization</a>," accepted to <i> IEEE Conference on Decision and Control</i> (invited), Miami, FL, 2018.</li> <li>X. Wu and J. Lu, "<a href="https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8263744">Deterministic Coordinate Descent Algorithms for Smooth Convex Optimization</a>," <i>Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control</i>, pp. 709 714, Melbourne, Australia, 2017.</li> <li>X. Wu and J. Lu, "<a href="https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8264079">Fenchel Dual Gradient Methods for Distributed Convex Optimization over Time-varying Networks</a>," <i>Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control</i>, pp. 2894 2899, Melbourne, Australia, 2017.</li> <li>K. C. Sou and J. Lu, "<a href="https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7963674">Relaxed Connected Dominating Set Problem with Application to Secure Power Network Design</a>," <i>Proc. American Control Conference</i>, pp. 4657 4662, Seattle, WA, 2017.</li> <li>J. Lu, H. R. Feyzmahdavian, and M. Johansson, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=7330626">Dual Coordinate Descent Algorithms for Multi-agent Optimization</a>," <i>Proc. European Control Conference</i>, pp.715 720, Linz, Austria, 2015.</li> <li>J. Lu and M. Johansson, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6760976">Convergence Analysis of Primal Solutions in Dual First-Order Methods</a>," <i>Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control</i> (invited), pp. 6861 6867, Florence, Italy, 2013.</li> <li>J. Lu and M. Johansson, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6736535">A multi-agent projected dual gradient method with primal convergence guarantees</a>," <i>Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing</i> (invited), pp. 275 281, Monticello, IL, 2013.</li> <li>J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6160531">Convergence Rate of Controlled Hopwise Averaging on Various Graphs</a>," <i>Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control</i>, pp. 4290 4295, Orlando, FL, 2011.</li> <li>S. Nikookhoy, J. Lu, and C. Y. Tang, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=6161508">Distributed Convex Optimization with Identical Constraints</a>," <i>Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control</i>, pp. 2926 2931, Orlando, FL, 2011.</li> <li>J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5991466">Zero-Gradient-Sum Algorithms for Distributed Convex Optimization: The Continuous-Time Case</a>," <i>Proc. American Control Conference</i>, pp. 5474 5479, San Francisco, CA, 2011.</li> <li>J. Lu, P. R. Regier, and C. Y. Tang, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5717015">Control of Distributed Convex Optimization</a>," <i>Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control</i>, pp. 489 495, Atlanta, GA, 2010.</li> <li>J. Lu, C. Y. Tang, P. R. Regier, and T. D. Bow, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5530844">A Gossip Algorithm for Convex Consensus Optimization over Networks</a>," <i>Proc. American Control Conference</i>, pp. 301 308, Baltimore, MD, 2010.</li> <li>J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "<a href="http://www.ifac-papersonline.net/Detailed/40561.html">Distributed Asynchronous Algorithms for Solving Positive Definite Linear Equations over Networks---Part II: Wireless Networks</a>," <i>Proc. IFAC Workshop on Estimation and Control of Networked Systems</i>, pp. 258 263, Venice, Italy, 2009.</li> <li>J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "<a href="http://www.ifac-papersonline.net/Detailed/40560.html">Distributed Asynchronous Algorithms for Solving Positive Definite Linear Equations over Networks---Part I: Agent Networks</a>," <i>Proc. IFAC Workshop on Estimation and Control of Networked Systems</i>, pp. 252 257, Venice, Italy, 2009.</li> <li>C. Y. Tang and J. Lu, "<a href="http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5160728">Controlled Hopwise Averaging: Bandwidth/Energy-Efficient Asynchronous Distributed Averaging for Wireless Networks</a>," <i>Proc. American Control Conference</i>, pp. 1561 1568, St. Louis, MO, 2009.</li> </ul> <h2>Ph.D. Dissertation</h2> <ul> <li>J. Lu, "Distributed Computation and Optimization over Networks," <i>Ph.D. Dissertation</i>, University of Oklahoma, August 2011. </ul> </html>