Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of California at Berkeley
Laurent El Ghaoui is an Associate Professor
in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at UC
Berkeley. His received his Masters' degree from Ecole Polytechnique
(France) in 1985 and his PhD in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford
University in 1990. He taught at Ecole Nationale Superieure de Techniques
Avancees and Ecole Polytechnique in France before joining the faculty of
the University of California at Berkeley in 1999.
He received the bronze Medal of the Centre
National de la Recherche Scientifique in 1998, the NSF Career Award in
2000 and the award from the Okawa foundation for Information and
Telecommunications in 2001. His research interests involve optimization
with uncertain data, robust statistics, robust control, data mining, air
traffic management and circuit design. He has published over 80 papers and
two books, "Linear Matrix Inequalities in Systems and Control"
(with S. Boyd, V. Balakrishnan and E. Feron, SIAM, 1994) and "Recent
Advances in Linear Matrix Inequalities in Control" (Edited book with
S. Niculescu, SIAM, 1999).