Post-Doctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society————— 2017 - Present

Visiting Research Scientist,Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA

Distributed Control and Dynamical Systems Laboratory————— March 2017

Software Engineering Research Intern, Google NYC,

Modeling and Data Mining Group—————Summer 2016


Ph.D., Lehigh University, Mechanical Engineering (Control Systems), Jan. 2012 - Jan. 2017,GPA: 4.00/4.00

M.Sc.,Lehigh University, Mechanical Engineering, Jan. 2012 -May. 2014,GPA: 4.00/4.00

M.Sc., Sharif University of Technology, Electrical Engineering (Control Systems), Dec. 2011, GPA: 19.3/20 ( 4.00/4.00)

Exchange Student (Researcher), Mechanical and Environmental Informatics Department, Tokyo Institute of Technology,Sep. 2009-Sep. 2010, GPA: 4.00/4.00

B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Sep. 2004-Sep. 2009.GPA: 18.3/20

B.Sc., Pure Mathematics, Sharif University of Technology, Jan 2005- Sep 2008.GPA: 18.3/20

Young Scholars Club, Tehran, Iran June 2003- June 2004

One-year program to get prepared for International Math Olympiad Competition (Course work involved the following subjects: Geometry, Algebra, Combinatorics, Number Theory, and Real Analysis)

Research assistant

Research InternshipGoogleNYC office (Modeling, Data Mining and ML), Summer 2016

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Lehigh University, 2012-2017

Department of Mechanical and Environmental Informatics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2009-2010


Graduate Student Merit award, this award is the highest honor bestowed upon a graduate student by the Alumni Association. Lehigh University, 2016.

Best Student Paper Awardat the 5th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys’15)

Rossin College Doctoral Fellowship Award, Lehigh University, 2015

IMA General Membership (3 months), IMA Annual Program on“Control Theory and its Applications”, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA), University of Minnesota, 2015

Several Travel Awards (ACC17, ACC16, CDC14, ACC14, CDC13, MBI, ...)

Byllesby Fellowship, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Lehigh University, Spring 2013

RCEAS Fellowship, the PC Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, Lehigh University, Spring 2012

Ranked first, Electrical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, 2009-2011

Exempted from Ph.D. entrance exam in Iran as an exceptionally talent, Spring 2011

Recognized as an Exceptional Talent andAdmitted to the graduate programs without an entrance exam,Sharif University of Technology, Summer 2010

Gold Medal of National Mathematics Olympiad of Iran, Summer 2003 (National olympiad gold medalists are allowed to attend their favorable national university in anymajor without taking nationwide entrance exam)

Recognized as an exceptional talent by the National Elite Foundation of Iran, 2003


Distributed Control System, MECH450, Lehigh University [Lecture Notes]

Linear Control Systems Lab, EE Department

Geometry,Young Scholars Club (Olympiad Camp)

Teaching assistant

Multivariable Control Systems, Mech Department.

Stochastic Analysis, Math Department

Stochastic Process, Math Department

Linear Control Systems, EE Department

Industrial Control Systems, EE Department

A tutor in S.T.A.R. Academy Summer Camp at Lehigh University.


Google Scholar Citation Page


IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control


The SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization

IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems

International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear

Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control

IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)

American Control Conference (ACC)

IFAC World Congress

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

International Joint Conference on Arti cialIntelligence (IJCAI)

ACM conferenceon Economics and Computation (EC)etc.

Session Chair orProgram Committee

Control and Decision Conference2016 (Session Co-organizer),

MOPTA-2016 (Session Organizer and Chair),

American Control Conference 2016 (Session Organizer and Chair),

IEEE SSD 2013 (Program Committee)

Management Role

LUISA(Lehigh University Iranian Students Association) President 2013 - 2015

Milad Siami 2012