I am a fifth year PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, and a visiting PhD student at MIT, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society. I am working with George J. Pappas (UPenn), and Ali Jadbabaie (MIT).  Here is a link to my Google Scholar profile and ORCID.

  • Journal Publications
    1. V. Tzoumas, Y. Xue, S. Pequito, P. Bogdan, G. J. Pappas. Selecting Sensors in Biological Fractional-Order Systems. Submitted for journal publication.
    2. V. Tzoumas, A. Jadbabaie and G. J. Pappas. Placing Sensors in Linear Systems for Optimal Batch State Estimation. Submitted for journal publication.
    3. V. Tzoumas, M. A. Rahimian, G. J. Pappas and A. Jadbabaie. Minimal Actuator Placement with Bounds on Control Effort. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems (TCNS), Vol. 3, No. 1, 2016. (correction)
  • Other Academic Experience
    • Teaching
      • Teaching Assistant for the graduate course Linear Optimization (ESE504) offered by Ali Jadbabaie (Fall 2013).
      • Teaching Assistant for the graduate course Linear Systems (ESE500) offered by Michael Carchidi (Fall 2014).
    • Reviewer for Nature; Scientific Reports; Automatica; IEEE L-CSS; ICRA; Physics Letters; WINE; WWW; EC; TAMC; WADS; TAC; TNSE; ACC; CDC; GlobalSIP.
  • Other Activities

I am a runner (half-marathon in 1h:15min; marathon in: 2h:35min).