Danielle C. Tarraf
  Researcher. Scholar. Principal Investigator. Teacher. Consultant.

Research Interests
 
Systems and control theory, particularly: Model reduction, robust control, and state estimation for systems over finite alphabets; Control under finite memory constraints; Hybrid systems.
Problems at the interface of systems and control, computer science, algebra, combinatorics, and game theory.
Logistic and computational networks with finite alphabets and/or memory.
Cyber-physical systems, cyber-trust and cyber-security.


Research Funding
 
The research has been made possible through the support of our sponsors!


Students Supervised
  At Johns Hopkins
Luis A. Duffaut Espinosa. Postdoc (2010-2011).
Donglei Fan. PhD student, thesis in progress.
Yumiko Ishido. Visiting Ph.D. student from Kyoto University, Japan (2010).
Hanna Lau. High school intern, The Bryn Mawr School, Baltimore, MD (2014).
Jixin Li. Visiting Ph.D. student from the National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2012-2013).
Manolis C. Tsakiris. M.S. Thesis: Subspace decompositions of dynamic programming problems (2013).
Yuan Jing (Vincent) Yan. Undergraduate student. Recipient of the 2015 Muly Family Undergraduate Research Award for work done under my supervision.
Xinlei Zhang. Ph.D. Thesis: Addressing conservatism in state-space based finite $\rho/\mu$ approximations for control design (2015). M.S. Thesis: Matching sampling and quantization for binary output feedback stabilization of the double integrator (2012).

At Caltech
Chinwendu Enyioha. Summer undergraduate research fellowship (SURF) student, co-supervised with John C. Doyle (2007).
Rutika Muchhala. Summer undergraduate research fellowship (SURF) student, co-supervised with John C. Doyle (2007).