Angelia Nedich

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Angelia  Nedich
Angelia Nedich
Associate Professor
  • Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering
201 D Transportation Building
104 S. Mathews
Urbana Illinois 61801

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Education

  • B.S. Mathematics, University of Montenegro, Yugoslavia, 1987
  • M.S. Mathematics, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1991
  • Ph.D. Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, Moscow State University, 1994
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor Affiliate, Electrical and Computer Science Engineering (ECE), 2008 - present
  • Assistant Professor Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering Department (ISE) (full appointment), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Aug. 2006 - July 2012
  • Associate Professor Affiliate, Electrical and Computer Science Engineering (ECE), 2012 - present
  • Research Associate Professor, Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL), 2012 - present
  • Associate Professor, Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering Department (ISE) (full appointment), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Aug. 2012 - present
  • Associate Professor Affiliate, Computational Science and Engineering (CSE), March 2015 - present

Other Professional Employment

Senior Engineer, BAE Systems, Burlington, MA, Aug. 2002 – Aug. 2006

Research Interests

  • Communication networks and sensor networks
  • Optimization applications in wireless
  • Duality theory
  • Stochastic approximation algorithms
  • Variational inequalities
  • Distributed optimization
  • Convex and nonconvex optimization

Books Authored or Co-Authored (Original Editions)

Bertsekas D., Nedic A., and Ozdaglar A. Convex Analysis and Optimization, Athena Scientific, Belmont, Massachusetts, 2003.

Chapters in Books

Monographs

A. Nedic "Convergence Rate of Distributed Averaging Dynamics and Optimization in Networks" monograph draft accepted for publication, Foundations and Trends in Systems and Control, Boston, MA, April 2015.

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings

Pending Articles

Invited Lectures

Journal Editorships

  • Editorial board member for SIAM Journal on Optimization (starting January 2013)
  • Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems (starting September 2013)
  • Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (starting October 2013)

Conferences Organized or Chaired

  • Co-organizer of the ISE OptimA Conference, March 25-27, 2009
  • Co-organizer of the IMSE Summer School on Multi-Agent Networked Systems, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 15-19 2013.
  • Organizing Committee Member of the IPAM Workshop on "Stochastic Gradient Methods," Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) UCLA, February 24-28, 2014, http://www.ipam.ucla.edu/programs/sgm2014/
  • Co-Chair of the 52nd Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, October 1-3, 2014
  • Organizer of a workshop on Games and Dynamics at the 2015 American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, July 1–3, 2015; workshop day June 30, 2015
  • Chair of the forthcoming 53rd Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, September 30 -October 2, 2015.

Other Scholarly Activities

  • An external examiner for the PhD thesis defense of Konstantinos Tsianos, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, June 2013 (advisor Prof, M. Rabbat)
  • An external examiner for the PhD thesis defense of Sadegh Bolouki, Ecole Politechnique, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada, August 2014 (advisor Prof. R. Malhame)
  • An external examiner for the PhD thesis defense of Mojtaba Soltanalian, Department of Information Technology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, October 2014 (advisor Prof. P. Stoica)
  • An invited panel member at the USC Workshop on Future Directions in Networks, Optimization and Controls, December 18, 2014, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, http://ee.usc.edu/future_directions/
  • An external examiner for the PhD thesis defense of Karla Kvaternik, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, January 2015 (advisor Prof. L. Pavel)
  • The opponent of the PhD defense of Euhanna Ghadimi, Department of Automatic Control, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden, April 2015 (advisor Prof. M. Johansson)

Professional Societies

  • Member of INFORMS
  • Member of IEEE CSS
  • Member of SIAM Society
  • Member of Mathematical Programming Society

Other Outside Service

  • The co-chair of the 52nd Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, Allerton House, Monticello, Illinois, October 1-3, 2014.
  • Member of the Conference Editorial Board for the 14th European Control Conference (ECC) 2015, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria, July 15-17, 2015.
  • Member of the Program Committee of the 2015 American Control Conference (ACC), Chicago, IL, July 1-3, 2015
  • Member of the International Program Committee of NecSys'15, the 5th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, September 10-11, 2015, web: http://necsys2015.seas.upenn.edu/committees.html
  • Member of the technical program committee for IEEE CAMSAP 2015, the 6th IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Cancun, Mexico, December 13-16, 2015
  • The IEEE Control Systems Society Liaison Representative at INFORMS for 2015
  • The chair of the forthcoming 53rd Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, Allerton House, Monticello, Illinois, 2015.

Honors

  • Donald Biggar Willett Scholar of Engineering Award 2013 from the UIUC College of Engineering (January, 2013)
  • The Best Theoretical Paper of the 2013 Winter Simulation Conference (December 2013)
  • One of the recipients of Dean's Award for Excellence in Research in 2015 (April 27, 2015)

Research Honors

NSF CAREER Award 2007 in Operations Research

Courses Taught