Farhad Farokhi

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EXPERIENCE [back to top]

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
Research Scientist, Information Security and Privacy Group, Data61 (June 2018-Present)

The University of Melbourne, Australia
Research Fellow, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Sept 2014-Present)

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Post-doc, Automatic Control Department (Mar 2014-Sept 2014)
PhD Student and Teaching Assistant, Automatic Control Department (Apr 2010-Mar 2014)

University of California at Berkeley, USA
Visiting Student Researcher (May 2013-Aug 2013)


EDUCATION [back to top]

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
PhD in Automatic Control (Apr 2010-Mar 2014)

Sharif University of Technology, Iran
MSc in Electrical Engineering (Control Engineering) Sept 2008-Feb 2010
BSc in Electrical Engineering (Control Engineering) Sept 2005-Sept 2008


RESEARCH INTERESTS [back to top]

My research interests are in the area privacy and cyber-security, systems theory, and networked control and estimation.
More specifically (also see publications listed below):
• Data privacy (J31, J29, J25, J24, J19, C48, etc)
• Cyber-security (J30, J26, J22, C37, C35, etc)
• Distributed control/optimization (J16, J3, J2, C48, C46, C38, etc)
• Embedded systems (J28, J16, J15, C44, etc)
• Intelligent transport systems (J18, J9, J7, C33, C30, etc)
• Smart grid (J19, C31, C22, etc)
• Crowd-sensing systems (J20, J12, J11, J8, C17, C16, etc)
• Machine learning (J26, C51, C48, etc)
• Irrigation networks (J16, C27, C26, C23, etc)
• Robotics (J23, C24, C5, etc)


TEACHING [back to top]

The University of Melbourne, Australia
• Security of Networked Control Systems (Lecturer) – 2017
• Electrical Device Modelling (Guest Lecturer) – 2016, 2017
• Introduction to Optimisation (Guest Lecturer) – 2014

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
• Nonlinear Control (teaching assistant) – 2011, 2012, 2013
• Basic Control Laboratory (Teaching Assistant) – 2010, 2012, 2013
• Basic Control (teaching assistant) – 2010

Sharif University of Technology, Iran
• Modern Control (Teaching Assistant) – 2009
• Linear Control Systems Laboratory (Teaching Assistant) – 2009
• Linear Control System (Teaching Assistant) – 2008
• Introduction to Electrical Engineering (Teaching Assistant) – 2008
• Electrical Measurement (Teaching Assistant) – 2008


GRANTS, AWARDS, AND HONORS [back to top]

• Platforms for Open Data (PfOD), Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet – 2018, 2019
• National Energy Analytics Research (NEAR), Department of the Environment and Energy – 2018, 2019
• Data Driven Cities & Energy Challenge, CSIRO – 2018
• Next Generation Technologies Fund, Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG)/Optus – 2018
• VESKI Victoria Fellowship – 2017
• Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) – 2016
• McKenzie Fellowship by the University of Melbourne – 2016
• Early Career Researcher Grant from the University of Melbourne – 2015
• Outstanding reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems – 2015
• IEEE Control System Society Outreach Fund – 2015
• Finalist in the European Embedded Control Institute (EECI) PhD Award – 2014
• Wallenberg Foundation Postdoctoral Scholarship at Stanford University (declined/prior commitment) – 2014
• Best presentation in session at American Control Conference (ACC 2012) – 2012
• Travel grant by Sten och Lisa Velanders Forskningsfond to attend IEEE CDC – 2013
• Travel grant to attend EECI-HYCON2 Graduate School on Control – 2011


PUBLICATIONS [back to top]

Papers are available on request. Email farhad.farokhi@unimelb.edu.au or farhad.farokhi@data61.csiro.au if you would like a copy.

Edited Book:

[E1] F. Farokhi, "Privacy of Dynamical Systems," Springer Nature, Singapore, 2020.

Refereed journal papers:

[J32] F. Farokhi, I. Shames, K. H. Johansson, "Private Ride Sharing and Routing Using Semi-Homomorphic Encryption," Submitted.

[J32] B. Liu, M. Ding, S. Shaham, W. Rahayu, F. Farokhi, and Z. Lin, "When Machine Learning Meets Privacy: A Survey and Outlook," Submitted.

[J31] F. Farokhi, "Discounted Differential Privacy: Privacy of Evolving Datasets over an Infinite Horizon," Submitted. [arxiv]

[J30] Y. Lin, F. Farokhi, I. Shames, D. Nesic, "Secure Networked Control Systems Design Using Semi-Homomorphic Encryption," Submitted.

[J29] F. Farokhi, "Privacy-Preserving Public Release of Datasets for Optimization-Based Machine Learning," Submitted.

[J28] J. Tran, F. Farokhi, M. Cantoni, I. Shames, "Implementing Homomorphic Encryption Based Secure Feedback Control," Submitted. [arxiv]

[J27] C. Murguia, F. Farokhi, I. Shames, "Secure and Private Implementation of Dynamic Controllers Using Semi-Homomorphic Encryption," Submitted. [arxiv]

[J26] F. Farokhi, "A Game-Theoretic Approach to Adversarial Linear Support Vector Classification," Submitted. [arxiv]

[J25] F. Farokhi, "Non-Stochastic Privacy: Adversarial Hypothesis Testing and Indistinguishability," Submitted.

[J24] F. Farokhi, "Development and Analysis of Deterministic Privacy-Preserving Policies Using Non-Stochastic Information Theory," IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security, 14 (10), pp. 2567-2576, 2019. [arxiv][ieeexplore]

[J23] F. Farokhi, M. Egerstedt "Optimal Stochastic Evasive Maneuvers Using the Schrodinger's Equation," IEEE Control Systems Letters, 3 (3), pp. 517-522, 2019. [ieeexplore]

[J22] F. Farokhi, "Feedback Control Using a Strategic Sensor," International Journal of Control, 2019. [tandfonline]

[J21] F. Farokhi, H. Sandberg, "Ensuring Privacy with Constrained Additive Noise by Minimizing Fisher Information," Automatica, Vol 99, pp. 275-288, 2019. [arxiv]

[J20] F. Farokhi, I. Shames, M. Cantoni, "Optimal Contract Design for Effort-Averse Sensors," International Journal of Control, 2018. [arxiv][tandfonline]

[J19] F. Farokhi, H. Sandberg, "Fisher Information as a Measure of Privacy: Preserving Privacy of Households with Smart Meters Using Batteries," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 9 (5), pp. 4726-4734, 2018. [ieeexplore]

[J18] A. Keimer, N. Laurent-Brouty, F. Farokhi, H. Signargout, V. Cvetkovic, A. M. Bayen, K. H. Johansson, "Integration of Information Patterns in the Modeling and Design of Mobility Management Services," Proceedings of the IEEE, 106 (4), pp. 554-576, 2018. [arxiv][ieeexplore]

[J17] M. Schulze Darup, A. Redder, I. Shames, F. Farokhi, D. E. Quevedo, "Towards Encrypted MPC for Linear Constrained Systems," IEEE Control Systems Letters, 2 (2), pp. 195-200, 2018. [ieeexplore]

[J16] M. Cantoni, F. Farokhi, E. C. Kerrigan, I. Shames, "Structured Computation of Optimal Control for Constrained Cascade Systems," International Journal of Control, 2017. [arxiv][tandfonline]

[J15] F. Farokhi, I. Shames, N. Batterham, "Secure and Private Control Using Semi-Homomorphic Encryption," Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 67, pp. 13-20, 2017. [elsevier]

[J14] I. Shames, F. Farokhi, T. H. Summers, "Security Analysis of Cyber-Physical Systems Using H2 Norm," IET Control Theory & Applications, 11 (11), pp. 1749-1755, 2017. [ieeexplore]

[J13] G. Bottegal, F. Farokhi, I. Shames, "Preserving Privacy of Finite Impulse Response Systems," IEEE Control Systems Letters, 1 (1), pp. 128-133, 2017. [arxiv][ieeexplore]

[J12] T. Tanaka, F. Farokhi, C. Langbort, "Faithful Implementations of Distributed Algorithms and Control Laws," IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 4 (2), pp. 191-201, 2017. [arxiv][ieeexplore]

[J11] F. Farokhi, A. M. H. Teixeira, C. Langbort, "Estimation with Strategic Sensors," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 62 (2), pp. 724-739, 2017. [arxiv][ieeexplore]

[J10] F. Farokhi, I. Shames, M. G. Rabbat, M. Johansson, "On Reconstructability of Quadratic Utility Functions from the Iterations in Gradient Methods," Automatica, 66, pp. 254-261, 2016. [arxiv][elsevier]

[J9] F. Farokhi, K. H. Johansson, "A Piecewise-Constant Congestion Taxing Policy for Repeated Routing Games," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 78, pp. 123-143, 2015. [elsevier]

[J8] F. Farokhi, I. Shames, M. Cantoni, "Promoting Truthful Behavior in Participatory-Sensing Mechanisms," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 22(10), pp. 1538-1542, 2015. [arxiv][ieeexplore]

[J7] F. Farokhi, K. H. Johansson, "A Study of Truck Platooning Incentives Using a Congestion Games," IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 16(2), pp. 581-595, 2015. [arxiv][ieeexplore]

[J6] F. Farokhi, K. H. Johansson, "Optimal Control Design under Limited Model Information for Discrete-Time Linear Systems with Stochastically-Varying Parameters," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 60(3), pp. 684-699, 2015. [arxiv][ieeexplore]

[J5] F. Farokhi, K. H. Johansson, "Adaptive Control Design under Structured Model Information Limitation: A Cost-Biased Maximum-Likelihood Approach," Systems & Control Letters, 75, pp. 8-13, 2015. [arxiv][elsevier]

[J4] F. Farokhi, K. H. Johansson, "Stochastic Sensor Scheduling for Networked Control Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 59(5), pp. 1147-1162, 2014. [arxiv][ieeexplore]

[J3] F. Farokhi, C. Langbort, K. H. Johansson, "Decentralized Disturbance Accommodation with Limited Plant Model Information," SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 51(2), pp. 1543-1573, 2013. [arxiv][siam]

[J2] F. Farokhi, C. Langbort, K. H. Johansson, "Optimal Structured Static State-Feedback Control Design with Limited Model Information for Fully-Actuated Systems," Automatica, 49(2), pp. 326-337, 2013. [arxiv][elsevier]

[J1] P. M. Esfahani, F. Farokhi, M. Karimi-Ghartemani, "Optimal State-Feedback Design for Non-Linear Feedback-Linearisable Systems," IET Control Theory & Applications, 5(2), pp. 323-333, 2011. [iet-digital-library]

Refereed book chapters:

[B4] C. Murguia, I. Shames, F. Farokhi, and D Nesic "Information-Theoretic Privacy through Chaos Synchronization and Optimal Additive Noise," in F. Farokhi, (Eds.), Privacy of Dynamical Systems, Internet of Things, Springer Nature, 2020. [arxiv]

[B3] F. Farokhi, H. Sandberg, "Fisher Information Privacy with Application to Smart Meter Privacy Using HVAC Units," in F. Farokhi, (Eds.), Privacy of Dynamical Systems, Internet of Things, Springer Nature, 2020.

[B2] F. Farokhi, I. Shames, K. H. Johansson, "Distributed MPC via Dual Decomposition and Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers," in J. M. Maestre and R. R.Negenborn, (Eds.), Distributed Distributed Model Predictive Control Made Easy, Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering, 69, Springer, 2013. [arxiv]

[B1] F. Farokhi, M. Haeri, M. S. Tavazoei, "Comparing Numerical Methods for Solving Nonlinear Fractional Order Differential Equations," in D. Baleanu, Z. B. Guvenc, and J. A. T. Machado, (Eds.), New Trends in Nanotechnology and Fractional Calculus Applications, Springer, 2010. [springer]

Refereed conference papers:

[C51] F. Farokhi and M. A. Kaafar, "Asynchronous Differentially-Private Learning on Distributed Private Data," Submitted. [Github]

[C50] N. U. Sheikh, F. Farokhi, H. J. Asghar, M. A. Kaafar, "Do Statistical Models Protect Privacy? Aggregated Statistics to Infer Temporal Fine-grained Energy Data," Submitted.

[C49] F. Farokhi, "Differential Privacy for Evolving Almost-Periodic Datasets with Continual Linear Queries: Application to Energy Data Privacy," Submitted.

[C48] N.Wu, F. Farokhi, D. Smith, M. A. Kaafar, "The Value of Collaboration in Convex Machine Learning with Differential Privacy," in Proceedings of the 41st IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, May 18-20, 2020, San Francisco, CA, USA. (Acceptance Rate~15%) [arxiv]

[C47] F. Farokhi, "Non-Stochastic Hypothesis Testing with Application to Privacy Against Hypothesis-Testing Adversary," in Proceedings of the 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 11-13, 2019, Nice, France. [arxiv]

[C46] A. Zafar, M. Cantoni, F. Farokhi, "Optimal Control Computation for Cascade Systems by Structured Jacobi Iterations," in Proceedings of the 8th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys), Sept 16-17, 2019, Chicago, IL, USA.

[C45] A. Saberi, F. Farokhi, G. Nair, "State Estimation via Worst-Case Erasure and Symmetric Channels with Memory," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 7-12, 2019, Paris, France. [arxiv]

[C44] J. Tran, F. Farokhi, M. Cantoni, I. Shames, "Digital Implementation of Homomorphically Encrypted Feedback Control for Cyber-Physical Systems," in Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems Security and Resilience (CPS-SR), Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet-of-Things (CPS-IoT) Week, Apr 15, 2019, Montreal, Canada.

[C43] F. Farokhi, P. M. Esfahani, "Security versus Privacy," in Proceedings of the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 17-19, 2018, Miami Beach, FL, USA.[ieeexplore]

[C42] Y. Lin, F. Farokhi, I. Shames, D. Nesic, "Secure Control of Nonlinear Systems Using Semi-Homomorphic Encryption," in Proceedings of the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 17-19, 2018, Miami Beach, FL, USA. [ieeexplore]

[C41] C. Murguia, I. Shames, D. Nesic, F. Farokhi, "On Privacy of Quantized Sensor Measurements through Additive Noise," in Proceedings of the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 17-19, 2018, Miami Beach, FL, USA. [arxiv]

[C40] F. Farokhi, I. Shames, "Bilateral Trade Under Information Asymmetry and Quantized Measurements," in Proceedings of the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 17-19, 2018, Miami Beach, FL, USA. [ieeexplore]

[C39] A. Saberi, F. Farokhi, G. Nair, "Estimation and Control over a Nonstochastic Binary Erasure Channel," in Proceedings of the 7th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys), Aug 27-28, 2018, Groningen, the Netherlands.

[C38] M. Cantoni, A. Zafar, F. Farokhi, "Scalable Iterations for Solving Constrained LQ Control Problems with Cascade Dynamics", in Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS), July 16-20, 2018, Hong Kong.

[C37] F. Farokhi, D. Selvaratnam, I. Shames, "Security Analysis of Quantized Bayesian Estimators," in Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS), July 16-20, 2018, Hong Kong.

[C36] M. Zamani, L. Sadeghikhorrami, A. A. Safavi, F. Farokhi, "Secure State Estimation Using Semi-Homomporphic Encryption," in Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS), July 16-20, 2018, Hong Kong.

[C35] F. Farokhi, I. Shames, "Compressive Sensing in Fault Detection," in Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), June 27-29, 2018, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

[C34] F. Farokhi, H. Sandberg, "Optimal Constrained Additive Noise Distribution Minimizing Fisher Information for Ensuring Privacy," in Proceedings of the 56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 12-15, 2017, Melbourne, Australia.

[C33] F. Farokhi, I. Shames, K. H. Johansson, "Private and Secure Coordination of Match-Making for Heavy-Duty Vehicle Platooning," in Proceedings of the 20th International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) World Congress, July 9-14, 2017, Toulouse, France. [arxiv]

[C32] F. Farokhi, J. Milosevic, H. Sandberg, "Optimal State Estimation with Measurements Corrupted by Laplace Noise," in Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 12-14, 2016, Las Vegas, NV, USA. [arxiv]

[C31] I. Shames, F. Farokhi, M. Cantoni, "Guaranteed Maximum Power Point Tracking by Scalar Iterations with Quadratic Convergence Rate," in Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 12-14, 2016, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

[C30] F. Farokhi, I. Shames, "Preserving Privacy of Agents in Participatory-Sensing Schemes for Traffic Estimation," in Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 12-14, 2016, Las Vegas, NV, USA. [arxiv]

[C29] F. Farokhi, I. Shames, N. Batterham, "Secure and Private Cloud-Based Control Using Semi-Homomorphic Encryption," in Proceedings of the 6th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys), Sept 8-9, 2016, Tokyo, Japan.

[C28] F. Farokhi, G. Nair, "Privacy-Constrained Communication," in Proceedings of the 6th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys), Sept 8-9, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. [arxiv]

[C27] F. Farokhi, M. Cantoni, I. Shames, "A Game-Theoretic Approach to Scheduling Rigid Demands on Dynamical Systems," in Proceedings of the Australian Control Conference (AuCC), Nov 3-4, 2016, Newcastle, Australia.

[C26] M. Cantoni, F. Farokhi, E. Kerrigan, I. Shames, "A Scalable QP Solver for Cascade Systems with Constrained Dynamics," in Proceedings of the Australian Control Conference (AuCC), Nov 3-4, 2016, Newcastle, Australia.

[C25] F. Farokhi, H. Sandberg, I. Shames, M. Cantoni, "Quadratic Gaussian Privacy Games," in Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 15-18, 2015, Osaka, Japan. [arxiv]

[C24] I. Shames, T. H. Summers, F. Farokhi, R. C. Shekhar, "Conditions and Strategies for Uniqueness of the Solutions to Cooperative Localization and Mapping Problems Using Rigidity Theory," in Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 15-18, 2015, Osaka, Japan.

[C23] F. Farokhi, M. Cantoni, I. Shames, "Scheduling Rigid Demands on Linear Time-Invariant Systems," in Proceedings of the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 15-18, 2015, Osaka, Japan. [arxiv]

[C22] F. Farokhi, M. Cantoni, "Distributed Negotiation for Scheduling Smart Appliances," in Proceedings of the Australian Control Conference (AuCC), Nov 5-6, 2015, Gold Coast, Australia.

[C21] F. Farokhi, K.-Y. Liang, K. H. Johansson, "Cooperation Pattern between Fleet Owners," in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA), Sept 21-23, 2015, Sydney, Australia.

[C20] M. Biel, F. Farokhi, H. Sandberg, "SiMpLIfy: A Toolbox for Structured Model Reduction," in Proceedings of the European Control Conference (ECC), July 15-17, 2015, Linz, Austria. [arxiv]

[C19] F. Farokhi, K. H. Johansson, "Using Piecewise-Constant Congestion Taxing Policy in Repeated Routing Games," in Proceedings of SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications (CT 2015), July 8-10, 2015, Paris, France.

[C18] F. Farokhi, K. H. Johansson, "Investigating the Interaction between Traffic Flow and Vehicle Platooning Using a Congestion Game," in Proceedings of the 19th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) World Congress), August 24-29, 2014, Cape Town, South Africa.

[C17] F. Farokhi, A. M. H. Teixeira, C. Langbort, "Gaussian Cheap Talk Game with Quadratic Cost Functions: When Herding between Strategic Senders is a Virtue," in Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC 2014), June 4-6, 2014, Portland, OR, USA.

[C16] F. Farokhi, A. M. H. Teixeira, C. Langbort, "Crowd-Sourcing Estimation with Strategic Senders," in Proceedings of the Swedish Control Conference (Reglermote), June 3-4, 2014, Linkoping, Sweden.

[C15] T. Tanaka, F. Farokhi, C. Langbort, "A Faithful Distributed Implementation of Dual Decomposition and Average Consensus Algorithms," in Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 10-13, 2013, Florence, Italy. [arxiv]

[C14] F. Farokhi, H. Sandberg, K. H. Johansson, "Optimal H-infinity Control Design under Model Information Limitations and State Measurement Constraints," in Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 10-13, 2013, Florence, Italy.

[C13] F. Farokhi, K. H. Johansson, "A Game-Theoretic Framework for Studying Platooning Incentives," in Proceedings of the 16th International IEEE Annual Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Oct 6-9, 2013, The Hague, The Netherlands.

[C12] F. Farokhi,W. Krichene, A. M. Bayen, K. H. Johansson, "A Heterogeneous Routing Game," in Proceedings of the 51st Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), Oct 2-4, 2013, Monticello, IL, USA.

[C11] F. Farokhi, A. Shirazinia, K. H. Johansson, "Networked Estimation using Sparsifying Basis Prediction," in Proceedings of the 4th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys), Sept 25-26, 2013, Koblenz, Germany. [arxiv]

[C10] F. Farokhi, K. H. Johansson, "Stochastic Sensor Scheduling with Application to Networked Control," in Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), June 17-19, 2013, Washington, DC, USA.

[C9] F. Farokhi, H. Sandberg, K. H. Johansson, "Complexity Reduction for Parameter-Dependent Linear Systems," in Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), June 17-19, 2013, Washington, DC, USA. [arxiv]

[C8] F. Farokhi, K. H. Johansson, "Limited Model Information Control Design for Linear Discrete-Time Systems with Stochastic Parameters," in Proceedings of the 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Dec 10-13, 2012, Maui, HI, USA.

[C7] F. Farokhi, C. Langbort, K. H. Johansson, "Optimal Disturbance-Accommodation Design with Limited Model Information," in Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), June 27-29, 2012, Montreal, Canada. [arxiv]

[C6] F. Farokhi, C. Langbort, and K. H. Johansson, "On the Value of Model Information in Decentralized Control Design," in Proceedings of the Swedish Control Conference (Reglermote), June 12-14, 2012, Uppsala, Sweden.

[C5] M. Larsson, J. Lindberg, J. Lycke, K. Hansson, A. Khakulov, E. Ringh, F. Svensson, I. Tjernberg, A. Alam, J. Araujo, F. Farokhi, E. Ghadimi, A. H. Teixeira, D. V. Dimarogonas, K. H. Johansson, "Towards an Indoor Testbed for Mobile Networked Control Systems," in Proceedings of the Workshop on Research, Development, and Education on Unmanned Aerial Systems, Nov 30-Dec 1, 2011, Seville, Spain.

[C4] F. Farokhi, K. H. Johansson, "Dynamic Control Design Based on Limited Model Information," in Proceedings of the 49th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), Sept 28-30, 2011, Monticello, IL, USA.

[C3] F. Farokhi, H. Sandberg, "A Robust Control-Design Method Using Bode’s Ideal Transfer Function," in Proceedings of the Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), June 20-23, 2011, Corfu Island, Greece.

[C2] F. Farokhi, C. Langbort, K. H. Johansson, "Control Design with Limited Model Information," in Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), June 29-July 1, San Francisco, CA, USA.

[C1] F. Farokhi, M. Haeri, M. S. Tavazoei, "On Comparison of Numerical Methods to Solve Nonlinear Fractional Order Differential Equations," in Proceedings of the 3rd IFAC Workshop on Fractional Difference and its Application (FDA), Nov 15-17, 2008, Ankara, Turkey.

Conference/workshop abstracts:

[W4] A. Saberi, F. Farokhi, G. Nair, "Nonstochastic Channel Models for Bounded State Estimation and Control," Invited Presentation at 2018 56th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), Sept 2-5, 2018, Monticello, IL, USA.

[W3] F. Farokhi, "Non-Stochastic Privacy," Invited Presentation at Workshop on Optimisation in Systems Engineering, June 6, 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

[W2] F. Farokhi, "Monitoring and Control Systems with Crowd-Sourced Sensing and Actuation," Invited Presentation at the 3rd Australian Applied Dynamics Workshop, Feb 1-2, 2018, Australia.

[W1] F. Farokhi, "Estimation with Strategic Sensors with Application to Privacy-Constrained Communication," Invited Presentation at the Blue Mountains Applied Dynamics Workshop, Feb 4-5, 2016, Blue Mountains, Australia.

Technical reports:

[T6] F. Farokhi, "Taking a Lesson from Quantum Particles for Statistical Data Privacy", arXiv:1908.04954 [cs.CR], 2019.

[T5] F. Farokhi, P. Tyler, J. Chan, T. Rakotoarivelo, H. J. Asghar, D. Smith, M. A. Kaafar, "Metric for Confidentiality-Breach Risk-Assessment," CSIRO Tech. Rep. EP193943, 2019.

[T4] F. Farokhi, P. Tyler, D. Vatsalan, H. J. Asghar, S. M'rabet, M. A. Kaafar, "Privacy-Preserving Release of Energy Data," CSIRO Tech. Rep. EP193857, 2019.

[T3] F. Farokhi, P. Tyler, D. Vatsalan, H. J. Asghar, S. M'rabet, M. A. Kaafar, "Differentially-Private Release of Summary Statistics of Victorian Electricity Bills," CSIRO Tech. Rep. EP193776, 2019.

[T2] F. Farokhi, C. Langbort, K. H. Johansson, "Decentralized H2 Control Design with Limited Model Information," Tech. Rep. TRITA-EE 2011:064, 2011.

[T1] F. Farokhi, W. Krichene, A. M. Bayen, and K. H. Johansson, "When Do Potential Functions Exist in Heterogeneous Routing Games?," Tech. Rep. TRITA-EE 2014:009, 2014. [arxiv]

Outreach and media:

[M2] F. Farokhi, "Protecting your privacy if you use a route mapping app," The Conversation, May 6, 2016. http://theconversation.com/protecting-your-privacy-if-you-use-a-route-mapping-app-58512 Republished by Business Insider, Phys.org, StartupSmart, Australasian Science, Sciblogs, Digg (Reads: 10,416; Checked online on July 30, 2019 on The Conversations Author Dashboard).

[M1] Interview, The Daily at 2SER, "Are Route Mapping Apps Truly Private?"


CONTACT INFORMATION [back to top]

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E-mail: farhad.farokhi@unimelb.edu.au (UniMelb), farhad.farokhi@data61.csiro.au (Data61)


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