Publications by Areas


Publication list sorted, somewhat imprecisely, in terms of research areas (click to see the list). For a full list of my publications in chronological order, please go to here.



  • Mikhail Hayhoe, Fady Alajaji, and Bahman Gharesifard, Curing epidemics on networks using a Polya contagion model, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, to appear, 2019 (pdf available)

  • Pouya Rezaienia, Bahman Gharesifard, Tamas Linder, and Behrouz Touri, Push-sum on random graphs, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, to appear, 2019

  • Behrouz Touri and Bahman Gharesifard, A modified saddle-point dynamics for distributed convex optimization on general directed graphs, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, to appear, 2019

  • Simon Michalowsky, Bahman Gharesifard, and Christian Ebenbauer, A Lie bracket approximation approach to distributed optimization, Automatica, to appear, 2019

  • Michael McCreesh and Bahman Gharesifard, Stability of bounded subsets of Metzler sparse matrix cones, Automatica, 2018

  • Mohammad Akbari, Bahman Gharesifard, and Tamas Linder, Individual regret bounds for the distributed online alternating direction method of multipliers, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 2018

  • Aris Tsopelakos, Mohamed Ali Belabbas, and Bahman Gharesifard, Classification of the structurally controllable zero-patterns for driftless bilinear control systems, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2018

  • Mikhail Hayhoe, Fady Alajaji, and Bahman Gharesifard, A Polya contagion model for networks, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2017 (pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Stephen Smith, Distributed Submodular Maximization with Limited Information, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2018

  • Shreyas Sundaram and Bahman Gharesifard, Distributed optimization under adversarial nodes, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 2019

  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, Almost equitable partitions and new necessary conditions for network controllability, Automatica, 2017

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Stabilization of bilinear sparse matrix control systems using periodic inputs, Automatica, 2017

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Behrouz Touri, Tamer Basar, Jeff Shamma, On the convergence of piecewise linear strategic interaction dynamics on networks, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 2016

  • Mohammad Akbari, Bahman Gharesifard, and Tamas Linder, Distributed online convex optimization on time-varying directed graphs, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2017 (pdf available)

  • Ali Khanafer, Tamer Basar, and Bahman Gharesifard, Stability of epidemic models over directed graphs: a positive systems approach, Automatica, 2016

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Tamer Basar, and Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia, Price-based approach for controlling networked distributed energy resources, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 2016

  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, Graph controllability classes for the Laplacian leader-follower dynamics, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 2015 (pdf available)

  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, Laplacian Controllability Classes for Threshold Graphs, Linear Algebra and Its Applications, 2015 (pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Distributed continuous-time convex optimization on weight-balanced digraphs, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 2014 (pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Distributed convergence to Nash equilibria in two-network zero-sum games, Automatica, 2013 (pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Distributed strategies for generating weight-balanced and doubly stochastic digraphs, European Journal of Control, 2012 (pdf available)

  • Pouya Rezaienia, Bahman Gharesifard, Tamas Linder, and Behrouz Touri, Distributed optimization on random graphs, Proceedings of the 7th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Groningen, Netherlands, 2018

  • Pouya Rezaienia, Bahman Gharesifard, Tamas Linder, and Behrouz Touri, Convergence rate of push-sum algorithms on random graphs, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Miami, USA, 2018

  • Simon Michalowsky, Bahman Gharesifard,, and Christian Ebenbauer On the Lie bracket approximation approach to distributed optimization: Extensions and limitations, Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Cyprus, Greece, 2018

  • Mikhail Hayhoe, Fady Alajaji, and Bahman Gharesifard, Curing with the Network Polya Contagion Model, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Milwaukee, 2018

  • Simon Michalowsky, Bahman Gharesifard,, and Christian Ebenbauer Distributed extremum seeking over directed graphs, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, 2017

  • Christian Ebenbauer, Simon Michalowsky, Victoria Grushkovskaya, and Bahman Gharesifard, Distributed optimization over directed graphs with the help of Lie brackets, Proceedings of the 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, 2017

  • Mikhail Hayhoe, Fady Alajaji, and Bahman Gharesifard, A Polya urn-based model for epidemics on networks, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Seattle, (Finalist for Best Student Paper Award), 2017

  • Behrouz Touri and Bahman Gharesifard, Saddle-point dynamics for distributed convex optimization on general directed graphs, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, 2016

  • Shreyas Sundaram and Bahman Gharesifard, Secure local filtering algorithms for distributed optimization, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, 2016

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Stephen L. Smith, On distributed submodular maximization with limited information, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Boston, 2016

  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, On almost equitable partitions and network controllability, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Boston, 2016 (invited talk)

  • Mohammad Akbari, Bahman Gharesifard, and Tamas Linder, Regret bounds for the distributed online alternating direction method of multipliers,Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, abstract, 2016 (invited talk)

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Averaging methods for stabilization of bilinear sparse matrix control systems, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, abstract, 2015 (invited talk)

  • Shreyas Sundaram and Bahman Gharesifard, Consensus-based distributed optimization with malicious nodes, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, abstract, 2015 (invited paper)

  • Behrouz Touri and Bahman Gharesifard, Continuous-time distributed convex optimization on time-varying directed networks, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, CA, 2015 (invited paper)

  • Jeremy Coulson, Drew Steeves, Bahman Gharesifard, and Behrouz Touri, On the termination time of the one-sided asymmetric Hegselmann-Krause dynamics, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 4054-4059, Chicago, 2015

  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, On graph controllability classes, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, abstract, 2014, (invited talk),

  • Behrouz Touri and Bahman Gharesifard, A distributed observer for distributed control systems, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, abstract, 2014, (invited talk)

  • Mohammad Akbari, Bahman Gharesifard, and Tamas Linder, Distributed subgradient-push online convex optimization on time-varying directed graphs, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, 2014

  • Ali Khanafer, Tamer Basar, and Bahman Gharesifard, Stability properties of infection diffusion dynamics over directed networks, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angles, CA, 2014 (invited paper)

  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, A graph-theoretic classification for the controllability of the Laplacian leader-follower dynamics, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angles, CA, 2014

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Tamer Basar, and Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia, Designing pricing strategies for coordination of networked distributed energy resources, Proceedings of the 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape town, 2014

  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, Necessary conditions for controllability of nonlinear networked control systems, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Portland OR, 2014

  • Ali Khanafer, Tamer Basar, and Bahman Gharesifard, Stability properties of infected networks with low curing rate, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Portland OR, 2014

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Behrouz Touri, Tamer Basar, Cedric Langbort, Distributed optimization by myopic strategic interactions and the price of heterogeneity, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, 2013

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Tamer Basar, and Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia, Price-based distributed control for networked plug-in electric vehicles, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Washington DC, 2013

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Tamer Basar, Resilience in consensus dynamics via competitive interactions, Proceedings of the 3rd IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Santa Barbara, 2012

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Continuous-time distributed convex optimization on weight-balanced digraphs, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Hawaii, 2012 (invited paper)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Distributed convergence to Nash equilibria by adversarial networks with directed topologies, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Hawaii, 2012 (invited paper)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Distributed convergence to Nash equilibria by adversarial networks with undirected topologies, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2012

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, When does a digraph admit a doubly stochastic adjacency matrix?, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, 2010

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Distributed strategies for making a digraph weight-balanced, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, , 2009 (invited paper)


  • Xudong Chen Bahman Gharesifard, Distinguished sets for semi-simple Lie algebras, submitted, 2019 (pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Christian Ebenbauer, An isospectral saddle-point dynamics, conditionally accepted, 2019

  • Simon Michalowsky, Bahman Gharesifard, and Christian Ebenbauer, A Lie bracket approximation approach to distributed optimization, Automatica, to appear, 2019

  • Aris Tsopelakos, Mohamed Ali Belabbas, and Bahman Gharesifard, Classification of the structurally controllable zero-patterns for driftless bilinear control systems, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2018

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Stabilization of bilinear sparse matrix control systems using periodic inputs, Automatica, 2017

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Stabilization of systems with one degree of underactuation with energy shaping, a geometric approach, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 2011 (pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Andrew D. Lewis and Abdol-Reza Mansouri, A geometric framework for stabilization by energy shaping: sufficient conditions for existence of solutions, Brockett Legacy Special Issue, Communications in Information and Systems, 2008 (pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Christian Ebenbauer, Convergence properties of an Isospectral saddle-point dynamics, Proceedings of the 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, 2017

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Averaging methods for stabilization of bilinear sparse matrix control systems, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, abstract, 2015 (invited talk)

  • Simon Michalowsky, Bahman Gharesifard,, and Christian Ebenbauer On the Lie bracket approximation approach to distributed optimization: Extensions and limitations, Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Cyprus, Greece, 2017

  • Xudong Chen and Bahman Gharesifard, Distinguished vector fields over smooth manifolds with applications to ensemble control, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, 2017

  • Simon Michalowsky, Bahman Gharesifard,, and Christian Ebenbauer Distributed extremum seeking over directed graphs, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, 2017

  • Christian Ebenbauer, Simon Michalowsky, Victoria Grushkovskaya, and Bahman Gharesifard, Distributed optimization over directed graphs with the help of Lie brackets, Proceedings of the 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, 2017

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Christian Ebenbauer, Convergence properties of an Isospectral saddle-point dynamics, Proceedings of the 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, 2017

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Averaging methods for stabilization of bilinear sparse matrix control systems, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, abstract, 2015 (invited talk)

  • Bahman Gharesifard, A complete characterization of stabilization of systems with one degree of underactuation with energy shaping method, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, Georgia, 2010

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Integrability of energy shaping partial differential equation, Eighteenth International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Blacksburg, Virginia, 2008


  • Pouya Rezaienia, Bahman Gharesifard, Tamas Linder, and Behrouz Touri, Push-sum on random graphs, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, to appear, 2019

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Distributed strategies for generating weight-balanced and doubly stochastic digraphs, European Journal of Control, 2012 (pdf available)

  • Pouya Rezaienia, Bahman Gharesifard, Tamas Linder, and Behrouz Touri, Convergence rate of push-sum algorithms on random graphs, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Miami, 2018

  • Jeremy Coulson, Drew Steeves, Bahman Gharesifard, and Behrouz Touri, On the termination time of the one-sided asymmetric Hegselmann-Krause dynamics, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Chicago, 2015

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, When does a digraph admit a doubly stochastic adjacency matrix?, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, 2010

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Distributed strategies for making a digraph weight-balanced, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, 2009 (invited paper)


  • Pouya Rezaienia, Bahman Gharesifard, Tamas Linder, and Behrouz Touri, Push-sum on random graphs, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, to appear, 2019

  • Behrouz Touri and Bahman Gharesifard, A modified saddle-point dynamics for distributed convex optimization on general directed graphs, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, to appear, 2019

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Stephen Smith, Distributed Submodular Maximization with Limited Information, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2018

  • Simon Michalowsky, Bahman Gharesifard, and Christian Ebenbauer, A Lie bracket approximation approach to distributed optimization, Automatica, to appear, 2019

  • Shreyas Sundaram and Bahman Gharesifard, Distributed optimization under adversarial nodes, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 2019

  • Mohammad Akbari, Bahman Gharesifard, and Tamas Linder, Distributed online convex optimization on time-varying directed graphs, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 4(3), 417-428, 2017(pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Distributed continuous-time convex optimization on weight-balanced digraphs, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 2014 (pdf available)

  • Pouya Rezaienia, Bahman Gharesifard, Tamas Linder, and Behrouz Touri, Convergence rate of push-sum algorithms on random graphs, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Miami, 2018

  • Pouya Rezaienia, Bahman Gharesifard, Tamas Linder, and Behrouz Touri, Distributed optimization on random graphs, Proceedings of the 7th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Groningen, Netherlands, 2018

  • Simon Michalowsky, Bahman Gharesifard,, and Christian Ebenbauer On the Lie bracket approximation approach to distributed optimization: Extensions and limitations, Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Cyprus, Greece, 2017

  • Christian Ebenbauer, Simon Michalowsky, Victoria Grushkovskaya, and Bahman Gharesifard, Distributed optimization over directed graphs with the help of Lie brackets, Proceedings of the 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, 2017

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Stephen L. Smith, On distributed submodular maximization with limited information, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Boston, 2016

  • Behrouz Touri and Bahman Gharesifard, Saddle-point dynamics for distributed convex optimization on general directed graphs, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, 2016

  • Shreyas Sundaram and Bahman Gharesifard, Secure local filtering algorithms for distributed optimization, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, 2016

  • Shreyas Sundaram and Bahman Gharesifard, Consensus-based distributed optimization with malicious nodes, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, abstract, 2015 (invited paper)

  • Behrouz Touri and Bahman Gharesifard, Continuous-time distributed convex optimization on time-varying directed networks, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, CA, 2015 (invited paper)

  • Mohammad Akbari, Bahman Gharesifard, and Tamas Linder, Distributed subgradient-push online convex optimization on time-varying directed graphs, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, 2014

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Behrouz Touri, Tamer Basar, Cedric Langbort, Distributed optimization by myopic strategic interactions and the price of heterogeneity, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, 2013

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Continuous-time distributed convex optimization on weight-balanced digraphs, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Hawaii, 2012 (invited paper)


  • Bahman Gharesifard and Stephen Smith, Distributed Submodular Maximization with Limited Information, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2018

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Stephen L. Smith, On distributed submodular maximization with limited information, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Boston, 2016


  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, Almost equitable partitions and new necessary conditions for network controllability, Automatica, 2017

  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, Graph controllability classes for the Laplacian leader-follower dynamics, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 2015 (pdf available)

  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, Laplacian Controllability Classes for Threshold Graphs, Linear Algebra and Its Applications, 2015 (pdf available)

  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, On almost equitable partitions and network controllability, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Boston, 2016 (invited talk)

  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, On graph controllability classes, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, abstract, 2014, (invited talk),

  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, A graph-theoretic classification for the controllability of the Laplacian leader-follower dynamics, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angles, CA, 2014

  • Cesar Aguilar and Bahman Gharesifard, Necessary conditions for controllability of nonlinear networked control systems, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Portland OR, 2014


  • Mikhail Hayhoe, Fady Alajaji, and Bahman Gharesifard, Curing epidemics on networks using a Polya contagion model, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, to appear, 2019 (pdf available)

  • Mikhail Hayhoe, Fady Alajaji, and Bahman Gharesifard, A Polya contagion model for networks, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2017 (pdf available)

  • Mikhail Hayhoe, Fady Alajaji, and Bahman Gharesifard, Curing with the Network Polya Contagion Model, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Milwaukee, 2018

  • Mikhail Hayhoe, Fady Alajaji, and Bahman Gharesifard, A Polya urn-based model for epidemics on networks, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Seattle (Finalist for Best Student Paper Award), 2017

  • Ali Khanafer, Tamer Basar, and Bahman Gharesifard, Stability of epidemic models over directed graphs: a positive systems approach, Automatica, 74, 2016

  • Ali Khanafer, Tamer Basar, and Bahman Gharesifard, Stability properties of infection diffusion dynamics over directed networks, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angles, CA, 2014 (invited paper)

  • Ali Khanafer, Tamer Basar, and Bahman Gharesifard, Stability properties of infected networks with low curing rate, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Portland OR, 3579- 3584, 2014


  • Mohammad Akbari, Bahman Gharesifard, and Tamas Linder An Iterative Riccati Algorithm for Online Linear Quadratic Control, submitted 2019


  • Aris Tsopelakos, Mohamed Ali Belabbas, and Bahman Gharesifard, Classification of the structurally controllable zero-patterns for driftless bilinear control systems, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2018

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Stabilization of bilinear sparse matrix control systems using periodic inputs, Automatica, 77, 239-245, 2017

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Averaging methods for stabilization of bilinear sparse matrix control systems, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, abstract, 2015 (invited talk)


  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Distributed convergence to Nash equilibria in two-network zero-sum games, Automatica, 2013 (pdf available)

  • Mohammad Akbari, Bahman Gharesifard, and Tamas Linder, Individual regret bounds for the distributed online alternating direction method of multipliers, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 2018

  • Mohammad Akbari, Bahman Gharesifard, and Tamas Linder, Distributed online convex optimization on time-varying directed graphs, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2017(pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Stealthy deception in hypergames under informational asymmetry, IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems, 2014

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Evolution of players' misperceptions in hypergames under perfect observations, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 2012 (pdf available)

  • Mohammad Akbari, Bahman Gharesifard, and Tamas Linder, Regret bounds for the distributed online alternating direction method of multipliers,Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, abstract, 2016 (invited talk)

  • Mohammad Akbari, Bahman Gharesifard, and Tamas Linder, Distributed subgradient-push online convex optimization on time-varying directed graphs, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, 2014

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Tamer Basar, Resilience in consensus dynamics via competitive interactions, Proceedings of the 3rd IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Santa Barbara, 2012

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Distributed convergence to Nash equilibria by adversarial networks with directed topologies, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Hawaii, 2012 (invited paper)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Distributed convergence to Nash equilibria by adversarial networks with undirected topologies, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2012

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Exploration of misperceptions in hypergames, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, 1565-1570, 2011 (invited paper)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Stealthy Strategies for Deception in Hypergames with Asymmetric Information, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Orlando, Florida, 2011

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Learning of equilibria and misperceptions in hypergames with perfect observations, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, San Francisco, California, 2011, (invited paper)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Evolution of the perception about the opponent in hypergames, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, Georgia, 2010


  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Stealthy deception in hypergames under informational asymmetry, IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems, 2014

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Evolution of players' misperceptions in hypergames under perfect observations, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 57 (7), 2012 (pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Exploration of misperceptions in hypergames, Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, 2011 (invited paper)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Stealthy Strategies for Deception in Hypergames with Asymmetric Information, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Orlando, Florida, 2011

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Learning of equilibria and misperceptions in hypergames with perfect observations, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, San Francisco, California, 2011, (invited paper)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Jorge Cortes, Evolution of the perception about the opponent in hypergames, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2010

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Tamer Basar, Resilience in consensus dynamics via competitive interactions, Proceedings of the 3rd IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Santa Barbara, 2012


  • Bahman Gharesifard and Christian Ebenbauer, An isospectral saddle-point dynamics, conditionally accepted, 2019

  • Behrouz Touri and Bahman Gharesifard, A modified saddle-point dynamics for distributed convex optimization on general directed graphs, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, to appear, 2019

  • Ashish Cherukuri, Bahman Gharesifard, and Jorge Cortes, Saddle-point dynamics: conditions for asymptotic stability of saddle points, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 2017

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Christian Ebenbauer, Convergence properties of an Isospectral saddle-point dynamics, Proceedings of the 20th IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France, 2017

  • Behrouz Touri and Bahman Gharesifard, Saddle-point dynamics for distributed convex optimization on general directed graphs, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, 2016


  • Kexue Zhang and Bahman Gharesifard, Excluding Zeno behaviour in event-triggered time-delay systems by impulsive controls, submitted 2019


  • Bahman Gharesifard, Stabilization of systems with one degree of underactuation with energy shaping, a geometric approach, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 2011 (pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Andrew D. Lewis and Abdol-Reza Mansouri, A geometric framework for stabilization by energy shaping: sufficient conditions for existence of solutions, Brockett Legacy Special Issue, Communications in Information and Systems, 2008 (pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Integrability of energy shaping partial differential equation, Eighteenth International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Blacksburg, Virginia, 2008

  • Bahman Gharesifard, A geometric approach to energy shaping, Ph.D., Queen's University, 2009

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Control of distributed parameter systems by passive and energy-based methods using distributed port-control Hamiltonian systems, M.Sc., Shiraz University, 2005


  • Drew Steeves, Bahman Gharesifard, and Abdol-Reza Mansouri, Controllability of coupled parabolic systems with multiple underactuations Part I: Algebraic solvability, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 2019 (pdf available)

  • Drew Steeves, Bahman Gharesifard, and Abdol-Reza Mansouri, Controllability of Coupled parabolic systems with multiple underactuations: Part II: Null controllability, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 2019 (pdf available)

  • Jeremy Coulson, Bahman Gharesifard, and Abdol-Reza Mansouri, On average controllability of random heat equations with arbitrarily distributed diffusivity, Automatica, 2019

  • Drew Steeves, Bahman Gharesifard, and Abdol-Reza Mansouri, Controllability of coupled parabolic systems with multiple underactuations, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Miami, 2018


  • Bahman Gharesifard, Tamer Basar, and Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia, Price-based approach for controlling networked distributed energy resources, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, 2016

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Behrouz Touri, Tamer Basar, Cedric Langbort, Distributed optimization by myopic strategic interactions and the price of heterogeneity, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, 2013

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Tamer Basar, and Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia, Price-based distributed control for networked plug-in electric vehicles, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Washington DC, 2013

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Tamer Basar, and Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia, Designing pricing strategies for coordination of networked distributed energy resources, Proceedings of the 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape town, 2014


  • Xudong Chen Bahman Gharesifard, Distinguished sets for semi-simple Lie algebras, submitted, 2019 (pdf available)

  • Xudong Chen and Bahman Gharesifard, Distinguished vector fields over smooth manifolds with applications to ensemble control, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Melbourne, Australia, 2017


  • Bahman Gharesifard, Stabilization of systems with one degree of underactuation with energy shaping, a geometric approach, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 2011 (pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard and Andrew D. Lewis and Abdol-Reza Mansouri, A geometric framework for stabilization by energy shaping: sufficient conditions for existence of solutions, Brockett Legacy Special Issue, Communications in Information and Systems, 2008 (pdf available)

  • Bahman Gharesifard, Integrability of energy shaping partial differential equation, Eighteenth International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Blacksburg, Virginia, 2008

  • Bahman Gharesifard, A geometric approach to energy shaping, Ph.D., Queen's University, 2009


  • Xudong Chen Bahman Gharesifard, Distinguished sets for semi-simple Lie algebras, submitted, 2019 (pdf available)