Dr Iman Shames

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Iman Shames is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne. Previously, he had been a McKenzie Research Fellow at the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Melbourne from 2013 to 2014. He was an ACCESS Postdoctoral Researcher at the ACCESS Linnaeus Centre, the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden from 2011 to 2012. He received his Ph.D. degree in engineering and computer science from the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia in 2011 and his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Shiraz University, Iran in 2006. He has been a visiting researcher at ETH in 2012, Chalmers Technical University in 2011, the Delft Technical University in 2011, TU Munchen in 2011, the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in 2010, the University of Tokyo in 2008, and at the University of Newcastle in 2010 and 2005. His current research interests include optimisation, complex systems, sensor networks, and security in networked systems.

Recent Publications

  1. Shames I, Summers TH, Farokhi F, Shekhar R. Conditions and strategies for uniqueness of the solutions to cooperative localization and mapping problems using rigidity theory. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. 2016, Vol. 2016-February.
  2. Farokhi F, Shames I, Rabbat MG, Johansson M. On reconstructability of quadratic utility functions from the iterations in gradient methods. AUTOMATICA. Pergamon-Elsevier Science. 2016, Vol. 66.
  3. Farokhi F, Sandberg H, Shames I, Cantoni M. Quadratic Gaussian privacy games. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. 2016, Vol. 2016-February.
  4. Farokhi F, Cantoni M, Shames I. Scheduling rigid demands on continuous-time linear shift-invariant systems. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. 2016, Vol. 2016-February.
  5. Teixeira A, Ghadimi E, Shames I, Sandberg H, Johansson M. The ADMM Algorithm for Distributed Quadratic Problems: Parameter Selection and Constraint Preconditioning. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL PROCESSING. IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. 2016, Vol. 64, Issue 2.
  6. Selvaratnam DD, Shames I, Ristic B, Manton J. The Effect of Sensor Modality on Posterior Cramer-Rao Bounds for Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping. 9th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles (IAV). International Federation of Automatic Control. 2016.
  7. Teixeira A, Shames I, Sandberg H, Johansson KH. A secure control framework for resource-limited adversaries. AUTOMATICA. Pergamon-Elsevier Science. 2015, Vol. 51.
  8. Alpcan T, Shames I. An Information-Based Learning Approach to Dual Control. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL NETWORKS AND LEARNING SYSTEMS. IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. 2015, Vol. 26, Issue 11.
  9. Yu C, Fidan B, Shames I, Sandeep S, Anderson BDO. Collision free coordination of autonomous multiagent systems. 2007 European Control Conference, ECC 2007. 2015.
  10. Ghadimi E, Teixeira A, Shames I, Johansson M. Optimal Parameter Selection for the Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers (ADMM): Quadratic Problems. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL. IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. 2015, Vol. 60, Issue 3.
  11. Farokhi F, Shames I, Cantoni M. Promoting Truthful Behavior in Participatory-Sensing Mechanisms. IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING LETTERS. IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. 2015, Vol. 22, Issue 10.
  12. Shames I, Summers TH. Rigid Network Design Via Submodular Set Function Optimization. IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering. 2015, Vol. 2, Issue 3.
  13. Shekhar R, Kearney M, Shames I. Robust Model Predictive Control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Using Waysets. JOURNAL OF GUIDANCE CONTROL AND DYNAMICS. 2015, Vol. 38, Issue 10.
  14. Deghat M, Shames I, Anderson BDO. Safe Autonomous Agent Formation Operations Via Obstacle Collision Avoidance. ASIAN JOURNAL OF CONTROL. Chinese Automatic Control Society. 2015, Vol. 17, Issue 5.
  15. Summers T, Shames I, Lygeros J, Dorfler F. Topology design for optimal network coherence. 2015 European Control Conference, ECC 2015. 2015.

Iman Shames

Level: 03 Room: 3.8
Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Parkville
University of Melbourne
3010 Australia

T: +61 3 83446689
E: iman.shames@unimelb.edu.au

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