Omid Ardakanian

Assistant Professor
Department of Computing Science
University of Alberta

ardakanian@ualberta.[NULL]ca


I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta. My research focuses on addressing systems challenges at scale using networked sensors, and distributed optimization and control algorithms.

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Prospective students: I am looking for motivated students with a strong quantitative background to work with me on various research projects in the areas of IoT, Cyber-Physical Systems, and Energy Informatics. If you are interested in pursuing graduate studies at UofA, please check out this page before you submit an application. If you decide to send me an email, attach your CV and state why you would like to work with me and what projects you might be interested in. Include the word "serious" in the subject line to indicate that you have read this note. You can drop by my office if you are on campus.

Omid Ardakanian is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta and a Principal Investigator of Future Energy Systems. He received the Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Waterloo under the supervision of S. Keshav and Catherine Rosenberg in 2015. From 2015 to 2017, he was an NSERC postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley working with David Culler and Alexandra von Meier, and at the University of British Columbia working with Vincent Wong. During this time, he was affiliated with the California Institute for Energy and Environment. Dr. Ardakanian's research focuses on optimization and control of computer networks and cyber-physical systems. He received a 2015 University of Waterloo “Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies” award for his PhD thesis, and three best paper awards at IEEE PES General Meeting 2017, ACM BuildSys 2016, and ACM e-Energy 2013.
Email
ardakanian@ualberta.[NULL]ca

Office
Athabasca Hall 3-20

Mailing Address
Department of Computing Science
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E8
Canada