Openings: I am currently looking for graduate students and postdocs who are interested in optimization and control. If you'd like to apply, please email me a copy of your CV.
Optimization theory and algorithms
Multi-agent coordination and decision making
Networked dynamical systems
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.
Linear Systems II, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, ShanghaiTech University
Linear Systems I, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, ShanghaiTech University
Linear and Nonlinear Programming, Fall 2015, ShanghaiTech University
Nonlinear Systems, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, ShanghaiTech University
A Tutorial on Distributed Convex Optimization (Part I & II), February 2015, Chalmers University of Technology
Distributed Optimization, Fall 2013, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (co-lecturer)
H. Wei, Z. Qu, X. Wu, H. Wang, and J. Lu, "Decentralized Approximate Newton Methods for In-Network Optimization," 2019.
J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "A Gossip Algorithm for Convex Consensus Optimization," in Advances in Systems Theory: Control, Communication Networks, Production Systems, and Rational Behavior, P. T. Kabamba and J. Li, editors, pp. 223–243, WingSpan Press, Livermore, CA, 2009.
X. Wu and J. Lu, "Fenchel Dual Gradient Methods for Distributed Convex Optimization over Time-varying Networks," accepted to IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2019. Extended report here.
X. Wu, Z. Qu, and J. Lu, "Improved Convergence Rates of P-EXTRA for Non-smooth Distributed Optimization," accepted to IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation (invited), Edinburgh, Scotland, 2019.