## Jie Lu (陆疌)Assistant Professor School of Information Science and Technology ShanghaiTech University Room 1D-201B, SIST Building, No.393 Huaxia Middle Road, Shanghai 201210, China Email: lujie at shanghaitech.edu.cn |

- Distributed optimization
- Optimization theory and algorithms
- Multi-agent coordination and decision making
- Networked dynamical systems

- Linear Algebra, Fall 2019, ShanghaiTech University
- Linear Systems II, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, ShanghaiTech University
- Linear Systems I, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, 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.
- X. Wu, Z. Qu, and J. Lu, "A Second-Order Proximal Algorithm for Consensus Optimization," 2018. Supplementary report here.

- 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,"
*IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control*, vol. 64, no. 11, pp. 4629–4636, 2019. Extended report here. - J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "A Distributed Algorithm for Solving Positive Definite Linear Equations over Networks with Membership Dynamics,"
*IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems*, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 215–227, 2018. - T. Yang, J. Lu, D. Wu, J. Wu, G. Shi, Z. Meng, and K. H. Johansson, "A Distributed Algorithm for Economic Dispatch over Time-Varying Directed Networks with Delays,"
*IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics*, vol. 64, no. 6, pp. 5095-5106, 2017. - J. Lu and M. Johansson, "Convergence Analysis of Approximate Primal Solutions in Dual First-Order Methods,"
*SIAM Journal on Optimization*, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 2430-2467, 2016. - J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "Zero-Gradient-Sum Algorithms for Distributed Convex Optimization: The Continuous-Time Case,"
*IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control*, vol. 57, no. 9, pp. 2348–2354, 2012. - J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "Controlled Hopwise Averaging and Its Convergence Rate,"
*IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control*, vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 1005–1012, 2012. - J. Lu, C. Y. Tang, P. R. Regier, and T. D. Bow, "Gossip Algorithms for Convex Consensus Optimization over Networks,"
*IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control*, vol. 56, no. 12, pp. 2917–2923, 2011.

- X. Wu 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. (Best Student Paper Finalist) - Z. Qu, X. Wu, and J. Lu, "Finite-Time-Consensus-Based Methods for Distributed Optimization," accepted to
*Chinese Control Conference*(invited), Guangzhou, China, 2019. - X. Wu, K. C. Sou, and J. Lu, "Fenchel Dual Gradient Methods Enabling a Smoothing Technique for Nonsmooth Distributed Convex Optimization,"
*Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control*(invited), pp. 1757–1762, Miami, FL, 2018. - H. Wei, Z. Qu, X. Wu, H. Wang, and J. Lu, "An Approximately-Zero-Gradient-Sum Algorithm for Consensus Optimization,"
*Proc. International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision*(invited), pp. 826–830, Singapore, Singapore, 2018. - X. Wu and J. Lu, "Deterministic Coordinate Descent Algorithms for Smooth Convex Optimization,"
*Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control*, pp. 709–714, Melbourne, Australia, 2017. - X. Wu and J. Lu, "Fenchel Dual Gradient Methods for Distributed Convex Optimization over Time-varying Networks,"
*Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control*, pp. 2894–2899, Melbourne, Australia, 2017. - K. C. Sou and J. Lu, "Relaxed Connected Dominating Set Problem with Application to Secure Power Network Design,"
*Proc. American Control Conference*, pp. 4657–4662, Seattle, WA, 2017. - J. Lu, H. R. Feyzmahdavian, and M. Johansson, "Dual Coordinate Descent Algorithms for Multi-agent Optimization,"
*Proc. European Control Conference*, pp.715–720, Linz, Austria, 2015. - J. Lu and M. Johansson, "Convergence Analysis of Primal Solutions in Dual First-Order Methods,"
*Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control*(invited), pp. 6861–6867, Florence, Italy, 2013. - J. Lu and M. Johansson, "A multi-agent projected dual gradient method with primal convergence guarantees,"
*Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing*(invited), pp. 275–281, Monticello, IL, 2013. - J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "Convergence Rate of Controlled Hopwise Averaging on Various Graphs,"
*Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control*, pp. 4290–4295, Orlando, FL, 2011. - S. Nikookhoy, J. Lu, and C. Y. Tang, "Distributed Convex Optimization with Identical Constraints,"
*Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control*, pp. 2926–2931, Orlando, FL, 2011. - J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "Zero-Gradient-Sum Algorithms for Distributed Convex Optimization: The Continuous-Time Case,"
*Proc. American Control Conference*, pp. 5474–5479, San Francisco, CA, 2011. - J. Lu, P. R. Regier, and C. Y. Tang, "Control of Distributed Convex Optimization,"
*Proc. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control*, pp. 489–495, Atlanta, GA, 2010. - J. Lu, C. Y. Tang, P. R. Regier, and T. D. Bow, "A Gossip Algorithm for Convex Consensus Optimization over Networks,"
*Proc. American Control Conference*, pp. 301–308, Baltimore, MD, 2010. - J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "Distributed Asynchronous Algorithms for Solving Positive Definite Linear Equations over Networks---Part II: Wireless Networks,"
*Proc. IFAC Workshop on Estimation and Control of Networked Systems*, pp. 258–263, Venice, Italy, 2009. - J. Lu and C. Y. Tang, "Distributed Asynchronous Algorithms for Solving Positive Definite Linear Equations over Networks---Part I: Agent Networks,"
*Proc. IFAC Workshop on Estimation and Control of Networked Systems*, pp. 252–257, Venice, Italy, 2009. - C. Y. Tang and J. Lu, "Controlled Hopwise Averaging: Bandwidth/Energy-Efficient Asynchronous Distributed Averaging for Wireless Networks,"
*Proc. American Control Conference*, pp. 1561–1568, St. Louis, MO, 2009.

- J. Lu, "Distributed Computation and Optimization over Networks,"
*Ph.D. Dissertation*, University of Oklahoma, August 2011.