I am Kunal Garg, a postdoctoal scholar in the Department of Electric and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz. My research interests include Control-theoretic methods for security of CPS, Optimization based control design, Finite-time stability theory for safe distributed control design, Hybrid/Switched-Systems: theory and applications, and Accelerated optimization methods.
My CV could be found here! For more details, please explore the other pages of this website and feel free to contact me at the following address.
Room #237B, Engineering 2
1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
- [Dec '21]: Gave a talk on how to prepare an effective Statement of Purpose for grad-school applications as part of the mentorship program at MESA Engineering Program, UCSC
- [Dec '21]: Our paper titled, "Breaking the Convergence Barrier: Optimization via Fixed-Time Convergent Flows" accepted at AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2022. Preprint
- [Oct '21]: We submitted our work on sampling-based computation of viability domain under cyber attacks to Annual American Control Conference Preprint
- [Aug '21]: Our paper on finite-time stability of switched systems using multiple Lyapunov functions accepted at IEEE Conference on Decision and Control 2021 Preprint
- [Jul '21]: Our paper on finite-time stability of hybrid systems using multiple Lyapunov functions accepted in Frontiers in Control Engineering journal Paper
- [May '21]: Our paper on multi-rate control design under input constraints via fixed-time barrier functions accepted in IEEE Control Systems Letters Paper
- [May '21]: Our paper on control barrier functions in sampled-data systems accepted in IEEE Control Systems Letters Paper
- [May '21]: I joined Hybrid Systems Lab at UCSC for my postdoc.
- [Mar '21]: I succesfully defended my PhD dissertation on Advances in the Theory of Fixed-time Stability with Applications in Constrained Control and Optimization.