Serban Sabau

Assistant Professor

School: School of Engineering and Science

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Building: Burchard

Room: 214

Phone: (201) 216-5615

Fax: (201) 216-8246

Email: ssabau@stevens.edu

Website

Education
  • PhD (2011) University of Maryland at College Park (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • BE (2002) ``Politehnica'' University of Bucharest (Control Theory)
Research

Distributed Optimization
Distributed Control

Institutional Service
  • ``The Graduate Open House'' Member
  • ``Admitted Student Weekend Confirmation'' Member
  • E.C.E. Department Faculty Search Member
Professional Service
  • Reviewer for: IEEE Transactions on Control of Networked Systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Automatica, Conference on Decision and Control, American Control Conference Reviewer
  • Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Automatica, Conference on Decision and Control, American Control Conference Reviewer
Selected Publications
Conference Proceeding
  1. Sabau, S.; Morarescu, I.; Busoniu, L.; Jadbabaie, A. (2017). Decoupled-Dynamics Distributed Control for Strings of Nonlinear Autonomous Agents. American Control Conference (ACC) (pp. 1586-1591). Seattle.
  2. Sabau, S.; Oara, C.; Warnick, S.; Jadbabaie, A. (2016). Distributed optimal control for platooning via sparse coprime factorizations. American Control Conference (ACC) (pp. 2591-2598). Boston.
  3. Sabau, S. (2014). Decentralized Control with Structural and Information Flow Constraint. Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) (pp. 2240-2247). Los Angeles.
  4. Sabau, S.; Oara, C.; Warnick, S.; Jadbabaie, A. (2013). Coprime Factorization Descriptions of LTI Networks. Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) (pp. 2720-2725). Florence.
  5. Sabau, S.; Jadbabaie, A. (2013). Smart Realizations of Sparse Transfer Matrices. SIAM Meeting on Control & Its Applications. San Diego, California.
  6. Sabau, S.; Martins, N. C. (2011). Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Stabilizability subject to Quadratic Invariance. Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) (pp. 2259-2466). Orlando, Florida.
  7. Sabau, S.; Martins, N. C. (2010). On Disturbance Attenuation for LTI Systems under Stable, Additive Plant Perturbations. American Control Conference (ACC) (pp. 6377-6384). Baltimore, Maryland.
  8. Sabau, S.; Martins, N. C. (2010). On the Stabilizability of LTI Decentralized Configurations under Quadratically Invariant Sparsity Constraints. Conference on Communications, Control and Computing (pp. 2240-2247). Allerton, Illinois.
  9. Sabau, S.; Oara, C. (2010). State-Space Formulas for the classes of Ω-Stabilizing Controllers and Closed-Loop Transfer Functions of A Singular System. American Control Conference (ACC) (pp. 3452-3457). Baltimore, Maryland.
  10. Sabau, S.; Martins, N. C. (2009). A Convex Parameterization of All Stabilizing Controllers for Non-Strongly Stabilizable Plants under QI Sparsity Constraints. American Control Conference (ACC) (pp. 878-883). Saint Louis, Missouri.
  11. Oara, C.; Sabau, S. (2008). Squaring Down Descriptor Systems. Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS). Blacksburg, VA.
  12. Sabau, S. (2004). An Elementary Derivation of the Kronecker canonical Form. Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS). Louvain, Belgium.
Journal Article
  1. Sabau, S.; Oara, C.; Warnick, S.; Jadbabaie, A. (2017). Distributed optimal control for platooning via sparse coprime factorizations. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (1 ed., vol. 62, pp. 305-320).
  2. Sabau, S.; Martins, N. C.; Rotkowitz , M. C. (2017). A Convex Characterization of Multidimensional Linear Systems Subject to SQI Constraints. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (6 ed., vol. 62, pp. 2981-2986).
  3. Sabau, S.; Martins, N. C. (2014). Youla-Like Parameterizations subject to QI Subspace Constraints. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (6 ed., vol. 59, pp. 1411-1422).
  4. Oara, C.; Sabau, S. (2011). Parametrization of Ω-stabilizing controllers and closed-loop transfer matrices of a singular system. Systems and Control Letters (2 ed., vol. 60, pp. 87-92).
  5. Oara, C.; Sabau, S. (2009). Minimal Indices Cancellation and Rank Revealing Factorizations for Rational Matrix Functions. Linear Algebra and Its Applications (10 ed., vol. 431, pp. 1785-1814).
  6. Oara, C.; Sabau, S. (2009). All Doubly Coprime Factorizations of a General Rational Matrix. Automatica (8 ed., vol. 45, pp. 1960-1964).
  7. Oara, C.; Sabau, S. (2009). Squaring down descriptor systems: Constructive solutions and numerical algorithms. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (4 ed., vol. 54, pp. 866-870).