Publications

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Journal Papers

  1. M. Siami, "Stability and Robustness Analysis of Commensurate Fractional-order Networks," IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2021, to appear. [arXiv]

  2. M. Siami, A. Olshevsky and A. Jadbabaie, "Deterministic and Randomized Actuator Scheduling With Guaranteed Performance," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 66, Issue 4, 2021. [arXiv]

  3. Y. Ghaedsharaf, M. Siami, C. Somarakis and N. Motee, "Centrality in Time-Delay Consensus Networks with Structured Uncertainties," Automatica, accepted. [arXiv]

  4. M. Siami and A. Jadbabaie, "A Separation Theorem for Joint Sensor and Actuator Scheduling with Guaranteed Performance Bounds," Automatica, Volume 56, Issue 8, 2020. [arXiv] [Link to download a free copy]

  5. M. Siami, N. Motee, G. Buzi, B. Bamieh, M. Khammash, and J.C. Doyle, "Fundamental Limits and Tradeoffs in Autocatalytic Pathways," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 65, Issue 2, 2020. [arXiv]

  6. Y. Ghaedsharaf, M. Siami, C. Somarakis, and N. Motee, ”Performance Improvement in Noisy Linear Consensus Networks with Time-Delay,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 64, Issue 6, 2019, Pages:2457-2472.

  7. M. Siami and N. Motee, "Network Abstraction with Guaranteed Performance Bounds," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 63, Issue 10, 2018, Pages:3301-3316. [arXiv]

  8. M. Siami and N. Motee, "Growing Linear Dynamical Networks Endowed by Spectral Systemic Performance Measures," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 63, Issue 7, 2018, Pages: 2091-2106. [arXiv]

  9. M. Siami, J. Skaf, "Structural Analysis and Optimal Design of Distributed System Throttlers," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 63, Issue 2, 2018, Pages: 540-547. [arXiv]

  10. M. Siami, S. Bolouki, B. Bamieh and N. Motee, "Centrality measures in linear consensus networks with structured network uncertainties, " IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, Volume 5, Issue 3, 2018, Pages: 924-934.

  11. M. Siami and N. Motee, "New Bounds on H_2-Norm of Noisy Linear Dynamical Networks," Automatica, Volume 53, Issue 5, 2017, Pages: 305-312. [arXiv]

  12. S. Bolouki, R.P. Malhame, M. Siami and N. Motee. "Eminence Grise Coalitions: On the Shaping of Public Opinion," IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, June 2017, Pages 133-145. [arXiv]

  13. M. Siami, and N. Motee, "Fundamental Limits and Tradeoffs on Disturbance Propagation in Linear Dynamical Networks," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 61, Issue 12, 2016, Pages: 4055-4062. [arXiv]

  14. M. Siami and M. S. Tavazoei, "Oscillations in Fractional Order LTI Systems: Harmonic Analysis and Further Results," Signal Processing, Volume 93, Issue 5, 2013, Pages 1243-1250.

  15. M. Siami, M. S. Tavazoei and M. Haeri, "Stability Preservation Analysis in Direct Discretization of Fractional Order Transfer Functions," Signal Processing, Volume 91, Issue 3, 2011, Pages 508-512.

  16. M. S. Tavazoei, M. Haeri M. Siami and S. Bolouki, "Maximum Number of Frequencies in Oscillations Generated by Fractional Order LTI Systems," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume 58, Issue 8, 2010, Pages: 4003-4012.

  17. M. S. Tavazoei, M. Haeri, M. Attari, S. Bolouki and M. Siami, "More Details on Analysis of Fractional-Order Van Der Pol Oscillator," Journal of Vibration and Control, Volume 15, 2009, Pages: 803-819.

  18. M. S. Tavazoei, M. Haeri, S. Jafari, S. Bolouki and M. Siami, "Some Applications of Fractional Calculus in Suppression of Chaotic Oscillations," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Volume 55, 2008, Pages 4094-4101.

  19. M. S. Tavazoei, M. Haeri, S. Bolouki and M. Siami, "Stability Preservation Analysis for Frequency Based Methods in Numerical Simulation of Fractional Order Systems," SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, Volume 47, 2008, Pages 321-338.

  20. M. S. Tavazoei, M. Haeri, S. Bolouki and M. Siami, "Using Fractional-Order Integrator to Control Chaos in Single-Input Chaotic Systems,Nonlinear Dynamics, Volume 55, Number 1-2, 2009, Pages 179-190.

  21. * S. Akbari, S. Bolouki, P. Hatami and M. Siami, "The Signed Edge Domination Number of Graphs," Discrete Mathematics, Volume 309, Issue 3, 2009, Pages: 587-594.
    [* Authors appear in alphabetical order.]

Chapters in Books

  1. S. Bolouki, M. Haeri, M. S. Tavazoei and M. Siami, "Some Bounds on Maximum Number of Frequencies Existing in Oscillations Produced by Linear Fractional Order Systems," New Trends in Nanotechnology and Fractional Calculus Applications, Ed. D. Baleanu, Z.B. Guvenc, and J.A. Tenereio Machado, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, pp. 213-220, 2010.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. A. Darabi, and M. Siami, "Centrality in Epidemic Networks with Time-Delay: A Decision- Support Framework for Epidemic Containment," American Control Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2021.

  2. A. Castello, M. Siami, and E. Sontag, "Edge Selection in Bilinear Dynamical Networks," American Control Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2021.

  3. M. Siami "A Generalization of The Secant Condition for Stability of Interconnected Network of Fractional-order Systems," The 59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, 2020.

  4. M. Siami, and A. Jadbabaie, "A Separation Principle for Joint Sensor and Actuator Scheduling with Guaranteed Performance Bounds," The 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Nice, France, 2019.

  5. M. Siami, A. Ajorlou, and A. Jadbabaie, "Competitive Contagion with Spare Seeding,” The 8th IFACWorkshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys19), Chicago, IL, 2019.

  6. M. Siami, and A. Jadbabaie,"Deterministic Polynomial-Time Actuator Scheduling With Guaranteed Performance," In Proceedings of the 17th annual European Control Conference, Limassol, Cyprus, 2018.

  7. * A. Jadbabaie, A. Olshevsky and M. Siami, "Limitations and Tradeoffs in Minimum Input Selection Problems," In Proceedings of American Control Conference, Milwaukee, WI, USA, 2018, To Appear.
    [* Authors appear in alphabetical order.]

  8. Y. Ghaedsharaf, M. Siami, C. Somarakis, and N. Motee, "Eminence in Presence of Time-Delay and Structured Uncertainties in Linear Consensus Networks," In Proceedings of the 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, 2017.

  9. M. Siami, and J. Skaf, "Analysis and Synthesis of Distributed System Throttlers," In Proceedings of American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, 2017.

  10. M. Siami, B. Bamieh, S. Bolouki, and N. Motee, "Notions of Centrality in Consensus Protocols with Structured Uncertainties," In Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, USA, 2016

  11. C. Somarakis, M. Siami and N. Motee, "Interplays Between Systemic Risk and Interconnection Topology in Linear Dynamical Networks," In Proceedings of the 6th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys16), Tokyo, Japan, 2016.

  12. M. Siami and N. Motee, "Tractable Approximation Algorithms for the NP-Hard Problem of Growing Linear Consensus Networks," In Proceedings of American Control Conference, Boston, MA, 2016.

  13. Y. Ghaedsharaf, M. Siami, C. Somarakis, and N. Motee, "Interplay Between Performance and Communication Delay in Noisy Linear Consensus Network," In Proceedings of European Control Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 2016.

  14. M. Siami and N. Motee, "Network Sparsification with Guaranteed Systemic Performance Measures," In Proceedings of the 5th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys’15), Philadelphia, PA, 2015. [the Best Student Paper]

  15. M. Siami and N. Motee, "Performance Analysis of Linear Consensus Networks with Structured Stochastic Disturbance Inputs," In Proceedings of American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, June 2015.

  16. M. Siami and N. Motee, "Systemic Measures for Performance and Robustness of Large–Scale Interconnected Dynamical Networks," In Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2014.

  17. S. Bolouki, R. Malhame, M. Siami, N. Motee, "A Geometric Approach towards Linear Consensus Algorithms," In Proceedings of the 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2014.

  18. S. Bolouki, R. Malhame, M. Siami, N. Motee,"Eminence Grise Coalitions in Opinion Dynamics," In Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, 2014.

  19. M. Siami and N. Motee, "Schur–Convex Robustness Measures in Dynamical Networks," In Proceedings of American Control Conference, Portland, OR, USA, 2014.

  20. M. Siami and N. Motee,"Fundamental Limits on Robustness Measures in Networks of Interconnected Systems," In Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Firenze, Italy, 2013.

  21. M. Siami and N. Motee, "Robustness and Performance Analysis of Cyclic Interconnected Dynamical Networks," In Proceedings of the SIAM Conference on Control and Its Application, San Diego, CA, USA, 2013.

  22. M. Siami, N. Motee and G. Buzi, "Characterization of Hard Limits on Performance of Autocatalytic Pathways," In Proceedings of American Control Conference, Washington, DC, USA, 2013.

  23. M. Siami and N. Motee, "Fundamental Limits on Performance of Autocatalytic Pathways with Chain Topologies," In Proceedings of the 21st Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Platanias-Chania, Crete, Greece, 2013.

  24. M. Siami and N. Motee, "On Existence of Hard Limits in Autocatalytic Networks and Their Fundamental Limitations," In Proceedings of the 3rd IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys’12), Santa Barbara, CA, USA, 2012.

  25. M. Siami and M. S. Tavazoei, "Analysis of Oscillation in Fractional Order LTI Systems," In Proceedings of ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Washington, DC, USA, 2011.

  26. M. Siami, T. Hayakawa, H. Ishii and K. Tsumura, "Adaptive quantized control for linear uncertain discrete-time systems over channels subject to packet loss," In Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2010.

  27. M. Siami, M. S. Tavazoei and M. Haeri, "Stability Preservation Analysis in Direct Discretization of Fractional Order Transfer Functions," In Proceedings of Symposium on Fractional Signals and Systems, Lisbon, Portugal, 2009.

  28. M. S. Tavazoei, M. Siami, M. Haeri and S. Bolouki, "Stability Preservation Problem in Methods that Find Rational Approximation of Fractional order Systems," In Proceedings of 6th EUROMECH Nonlinear Dynamics Conference, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2008.

  29. S. Bolouki, M. Haeri, M. S. Tavazoei and M. Siami, "Upper and Lower Bounds for Maximum Number of Frequencies Exist in Oscillations Generated by Linear Fractional Order Systems," In Proceedings of 3rd IFAC Workshop on Fractional Differentiation and its Applications, Ankara, Turkey, 2008.

Reviewed Conference Abstracts

  1. P. Dangol, A. Ramezani, M. Siami, "Distributed Control System in Legged Robot Application," Robot Learning Workshop, Bethlehem, PA, 2019.

  2. M. Siami, S. Bolouki, and N. Motee, "Role of Structured Noise in Emergence of Fundamental Tradeoffs in Linear Dynamical Networks," The SIAM Conference on Control and Its Application, Paris, France, 2015.

  3. M. Siami and N. Motee, "Fundamental limits on optimizing for resistive power losses in synchronous power networks," MOPTA - Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications, Bethlehem, PA, 2015.

Theses

  1. Ph.D. Dissertation, "Analysis and Design of Robust and High-Performance Complex Dynamical Networks," Lehigh University, Nov. 2016. Advisor: Prof. Nader Motee

  2. M.Sc. Thesis, "Disturbance Propagation in Interconnected Dynamical Networks," Lehigh University, 2014. Advisor: Prof. Nader Motee

  3. M.Sc. Thesis, "Analysis of Oscillations in Linear Fractional-Order Systems," Sharif University of Technology, 2012. Advisor: Prof. M. S. Tavazoei

  4. B.Sc. Thesis, "Analysis in Methods of Finding Approximation of Fractional-Order Systems," Sharif University of Technology, 2009. Advisor: Prof. M. Haeri