Guest Speaker: Professor Carolyn L. Beck


Professor
Associate Head of Undergraduate Programs, Dept. of Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Education

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
M.S. Electrical & Computer Eng., Carnegie Mellon University
B.S. Electrical & Computer Eng., (Physics minor), California State Polytechnic University

Research areas and interests

Professor Beck focusses on Data analytics and Decision and control systems. Specific topics include Control and optimization; Epidemic processes over networks; Network inference; Dynamic network data clustering and aggregation; Model approximation and reduction for the purpose of control and system analysis; Mathematical systems theory; Applications in bioengineering, networks and graphs.


Speach: Modeling and Stability Analysis of Epidemic Processes over Networks