Greetings!

Soheil Eshghi

Fourth Year PhD Candidate
Multimedia and Networking Laboratory
Electrical and Systems Engineering Department
University of Pennsylvania

201 S. 33rd St., Moore 309, Philadelphia, PA, 19104
Phone: 215-573-8816
E-mail:

I am honoured to be supervised by Professor Saswati Sarkar and Professor Santosh Venkatesh .

My somewhat truncated CV is available here.

Education

2011-(2016) PhD Candidate Electrical and Systems Engineering University of Pennsylvania
2011-2013 MSc Electrical Engineering University of Pennsylvania
2006-2010 BSc Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications) Sharif University of Technology

Interests

Optimal Control of Epidemics in Dynamical Systems
Influence in Social Networks
Social Learning
Smartgrid Scheduling and Pricing

Publications

Journals

Eshghi, S. , Khouzani, M.H.R., Sarkar, S., Venkatesh, S.S., "Optimal Patching in Clustered Epidemics of Malware", submitted to The IEEE Transactions on Networking

Eshghi, S. , Khouzani, M.H.R., Sarkar, S., Shroff, N., Venkatesh, S.S., "Optimal Energy-Aware Epidemic Routing in DTNs", submitted to The IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control

Conferences

Khouzani, M.H.R., Eshghi, S. , Sarkar, S., Venkatesh, S.S., "Optimal Patching in Clustered Malware Epidemics", presented in The Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA) 2012, San Diego, CA

Khouzani, M.H.R., Eshghi, S. , Sarkar, S., Shroff, N., Venkatesh, S.S., "Optimal Energy-Aware Epidemic Routing in DTNs ", presented in The ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc) 2012, Hilton Head Island, SC

Working

Eshghi, S., Sarkar, S., Venkatesh, S.S., "Optimal Control of Zombie Malware"

Eshghi, S., Preciado, V., Sarkar, S., Venkatesh, S.S., "Optimal Control of Consensus Dynamics"

Eshghi, S., Ghosh, A., Sarkar, S. , "Optimal Pricing in the Smartgrid"

Service

Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Networking, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems

Coursework

Penn

Networking: Distributed/Networked Systems, Networking Theory
Optimization : Optimal Control, Dynamic Programming*, Convex Optimization
Smartgrids : Modern Electrical Energy Infrastructure*, Green Buildings*
Economics : Social Learning and Dynamic Games, Microeconomic Theory II, Matching*
Theory : Probability, Advanced Probability, Stochastic Processes, Random Process Models*
Communications : Estimation and Detection, Digital Communications, Information Theory
Other: Technical and Academic Writing, Advanced Algorithms

Sharif

Networking: Wireless Communication, Digital Communications & Lab, Traffic Control in Data Networks*
Signal Processing : Digital Signal Processing & Lab, Speech Processing
Control: Linear Control Systems, Linear Algebra
Mathematics : Engineering Mathematics, Differential Equations, Numerical Analysis
Coding: C++ Programming, Computer Structure, Microprocessors

Teaching

Spring 2012 TA for ESE325 (Fourier Analysis and Applications) Prof. Santosh Venkatesh (Penn)
Fall 2011 TA for ESE531 (Digital Signal Processing) Prof. Saleem Kassam (Penn)
2008-2009 TA for Computer Structure, Analog Circuits , Digital Logic Circuits, and Principles of Electrical Engineering Various (Sharif)
2009 Lab assistant for Microprocessors Lab N/A (Sharif)

Honours

Jan. 2014 Semi-finalist, Penn Public Policy Challenge (Team PhilE^2)
June 2012 Third Place, Penn Graduate Case Consulting Competition (Team Critical Points)
Jan. 2011 Research Fellowship for PhD studies, University of Pennsylvania
Nov. 2009 Offered admission to the MSc Program in Sharif's EE Department as an exceptional talent
Sept. 2006 Iranian National Elite Foundation Scholarship
July 2006 Iran Presidential Award for Achievement in the National University Entrance Exams
June 2006 First Place (among 250,000 participants), Foreign Languages, Iran National University Entrance Exam
June 2006 15th Place (among 400,000 participants), Mathematics-Physics, Iran National University Entrance Exam
June 2006 First Place (among 600,000 participants), Mathematics-Physics, Azad University Entrance Exam


Odds and ends:

Argentine Tango, Table tennis, Indie and Classical music (Philly Orchestra frequent flyer :) ), Stand-up comedy, Public policy