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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Electronics and Electrical Engineering D-index 86 Citations 29,426 277 World Ranking 101 National Ranking 59

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Awards & Achievements

2014 - Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)

2009 - IEEE ITS Outstanding Research Award

2008 - Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award

2006 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2002 - IEEE Control Systems Award "For outstanding contributions to stochastic and adaptive control and the unification of concepts from control and computerscience.”

1999 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For contributions to the theory of systems and control.

1980 - IEEE Fellow For fundamental contributions to the theory and control of large-scale stochastic systems.

1971 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Computer network
  • Statistics
  • Artificial intelligence

Pravin Varaiya mainly focuses on Control theory, Computer network, Mathematical optimization, Real-time computing and Mathematical analysis. His study in Control theory is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Stability and Electric power system. His work on Computer network is being expanded to include thematically relevant topics such as Distributed computing.

The concepts of his Mathematical optimization study are interwoven with issues in Markov chain and Combinatorics. His Real-time computing study combines topics in areas such as Queue, Wireless sensor network, Simulation and Embedded system. His Mathematical analysis research incorporates themes from Representation, Algorithm, Reachability and Boundary.

His most cited work include:

  • Capacity of fading channels with channel side information (1918 citations)
  • Smart cars on smart roads: problems of control (1187 citations)
  • Survey of decentralized control methods for large scale systems (985 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Pravin Varaiya mainly focuses on Control theory, Mathematical optimization, Real-time computing, Computer network and Simulation. Control theory is closely attributed to Electric power system in his research. His research in Mathematical optimization tackles topics such as Markov chain which are related to areas like Markov process.

His Real-time computing study incorporates themes from Wireless, Wireless sensor network and Detector. Pravin Varaiya regularly links together related areas like Distributed computing in his Computer network studies. He usually deals with Simulation and limits it to topics linked to Traffic flow and Traffic congestion.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Control theory (12.40%)
  • Mathematical optimization (12.26%)
  • Real-time computing (11.00%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2021)?

  • Mathematical optimization (12.26%)
  • Electricity (2.79%)
  • Control (6.41%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His main research concerns Mathematical optimization, Electricity, Control, Real-time computing and Queue. His work carried out in the field of Mathematical optimization brings together such families of science as Time complexity, Offset and Control engineering. His research integrates issues of Structure and Flexibility in his study of Control.

His work deals with themes such as Network performance, Intersection, Control theory, Simulation and Ground truth, which intersect with Real-time computing. The various areas that he examines in his Queue study include Intersection, Queueing theory and Control theory. His Control theory study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Bounded function and State.

Between 2013 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Platoons of connected vehicles can double throughput in urban roads (142 citations)
  • Exploiting sparsity of interconnections in spatio-temporal wind speed forecasting using Wavelet Transform (105 citations)
  • Dynamics and Control of Trajectory Tubes (72 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Computer network
  • Statistics
  • Artificial intelligence

Pravin Varaiya mostly deals with Real-time computing, Queue, Electricity, Simulation and Industrial organization. His research investigates the connection between Real-time computing and topics such as Intersection that intersect with issues in Key, Bar, Resolution and VisSim. His Queue research focuses on Queueing theory and how it connects with Offset, Platoon and Mathematical optimization.

His research in Simulation intersects with topics in Intersection, Energy, Adaptive control and Mobile phone. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Control theory, Trajectory and Throughput. His research investigates the connection with Automotive engineering and areas like Adaptive sampling which intersect with concerns in Wireless sensor network, Wireless and Axle.

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Best Publications

Capacity of fading channels with channel side information

A.J. Goldsmith;P.P. Varaiya.
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (1997)

2407 Citations

Smart cars on smart roads: problems of control

P. Varaiya.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (1993)

1664 Citations

Stochastic Systems: Estimation, Identification, and Adaptive Control

P. R. Kumar;Pravin Varaiya.
(1986)

1591 Citations

Survey of decentralized control methods for large scale systems

N. Sandell;P. Varaiya;M. Athans;M. Safonov.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (1978)

1289 Citations

What's decidable about hybrid automata?

Thomas A. Henzinger;Peter W. Kopke;Anuj Puri;Pravin Varaiya.
symposium on the theory of computing (1995)

746 Citations

Supervisory control of discrete-event processes with partial observations

R. Cieslak;C. Desclaux;A.S. Fawaz;P. Varaiya.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (1988)

674 Citations

High-performance communication networks

Jean Walrand;Pravin Varaiya.
(1999)

622 Citations

Performance Analysis of Slotted Carrier Sense IEEE 802.15.4 Medium Access Layer

S. Pollin;M. Ergen;S. Ergen;B. Bougard.
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2008)

555 Citations

Smart Operation of Smart Grid: Risk-Limiting Dispatch

P P Varaiya;F F Wu;J W Bialek.
Proceedings of the IEEE (2011)

543 Citations

Control issues in automated highway systems

J.K. Hedrick;M. Tomizuka;P. Varaiya.
IEEE Control Systems Magazine (1994)

533 Citations

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