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Laurent Lessard

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Wisconsin Madison Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Recent publications

  • Robust convergence analysis of distributed optimization algorithms

    • Sundararajan A
    • Hu B
    • Lessard L
    N/AReaders
    5Citations
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  • Dissipativity theory for Nesterov's accelerated method

    • Hu B
    • Lessard L
    N/AReaders
    6Citations

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

University of Wisconsin Madison Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

September 2015 - Present

Postdoc

University of California Berkeley Department of Mechanical Engineering

November 2012 - August 2015(3 years)

Postdoc

Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, LTH

October 2011 - October 2012(a year)

Education

PhD

Stanford University Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

June 2005 - August 2011(6 years)

MS

Stanford University Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

September 2003 - June 2005(2 years)

BASc

University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

September 1999 - June 2003(4 years)

About

Laurent Lessard is Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Faculty Member of the Optimization Group at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. Laurent received the B.A.Sc. in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto, and received the M.S. and Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University, advised by Sanjay Lall and co-advised by Matthew West. After completing his doctoral work, Laurent was an LCCC Postdoc at Lund University, Sweden, where he worked with Anders Rantzer. Subsequently, Laurent was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, where he worked in the Berkeley Center for Control and Identification with Andrew Packard and also collaborated with Ben Recht and others in the AMPLab. While at Berkeley, he was also partially supported by Kameshwar Poolla.

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