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dr. A.K. Cherukuri

Assistant Professor
dr. A.K. Cherukuri


  • Ph.D., University of California, San Diego (2012-2017)
  • M.Sc., ETH Zurich (2008-2010)
  • B.Tech, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (2004-2008)

Awards and Honors

  • Robert E. Skelton systems and control dissertation award, University of California, San Diego, 2017
  • Outstanding graduate student award in MAE, University of California, San Diego, 2016
  • MAE Distinguished fellowship award, University of California, San Diego, 2016
  • Best student paper award finalist for paper (C5), American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, 2015
  • Focht-Powell fellowship, University of California, San Diego, 2012-2015
  • Excellence scholarship, ETH Zurich, 2008-2010

Research Experience

  • Postdoctoral researcher, ETH Zurich, 2017-2019
  • Research assistant, University of California, San Diego, 2012-2017

Professional Service

  • Associate editor, Conference Editorial Board, Control Systems Society, 2019-present
  • Program committee member, Indian Control Conference, 2019
  • Co-organizer, Energy-Open 2019, University of Groningen
  • Co-organizer, 30th Southern California Controls Workshop, University of California, San Diego, 2016

University Service

  • Member, Board of admissions IEM, 2019-present

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member, Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • Member, Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
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Optimization and Decision Systems

Job title:
Assistant Professor