University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Rasoul Etesami is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He is also affiliated with the Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL), where he is a member of the Decision and Control (DCL) group. From 2016 to 2017, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University and WINLAB. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in December 2015, during which he spent one summer as a Research Intern at Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs. His research interests include analysis of complex social, communication, and decision-making systems using tools from control and game theory, optimization, and learning theory. He was a recipient of the Best CSL Ph.D. Thesis Award at the Engineering College of the University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign in 2016, Springer Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award in 2017, and NSF CAREER Award in 2020. He currently serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of IET Smart Grid.