Presentations

Video presentation of some recent papers:

Polynomial Optimization and Dynamical Systems [link]
University of Michigan, joint IOE-MICDE colloquium 

On Existence of Solutions in Polynomial Optimization [link]
ICERM meeting on Core Computational Methods

Optimization in Dynamical Systems 
[link]
Institute for Advanced Studies

LP, SOCP, and Optimization-Free Approaches to Polynomial Optimization [link]
The Simons Institute at Berkeley

Polynomial Optimization for Analysis of Polynomial Differential Equations [link]
The Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

On the Complexity of Detecting Convexity over a Box (presented by Georgina Hall) [link]
ICERM meeting on Real Algebraic Geometry and Optimization

Nonnegative Polynomials and Applications to Learning (presented by Georgina Hall) [link]
The Simons Institute at Berkeley

Some slides:

Nonnegative Polynomials: from Optimization to Control and Learning [pdf]
Columbia University, IEOR-DRO colloquium, 2019

Robust-to-Dynamics Optimization [pdf]
Keynote talk at the 3rd International Workshop on Design and Analysis of Robust Systems, 2018

Learning Dynamical Systems with Side Information [pdf]
AFOSR kick-off meeting of the MURI project "control-oriented learning on the fly", 2019

Time-Varying Semidefinite Programs (presented by Bachir El Khadir) [pdf]
The International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, 2018

SOS Hierarchies We Could Have Had in the 1920s... [pdf]
The International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, 2018

Complexity of Testing Existence of Solutions in Polynomial Optimization [pdf]
ICERM Workshop on Nonlinear Algebra, 2018

Two Problems at the Interface of Optimization and Dynamical Systems [pdf]
MIT, LIDS, 2018

List of future and past talks [---]
Sometimes the slides for these talks are posted on my homepage.

And here are some much, much older slides:

Joint Spectral Radius of Rank One Matrices and the Maximum Cycle Mean Problem [pdf]
51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control -- Maui, Hawaii, December 2012

Complexity of Deciding Convexity in Polynomial Optimization [pdf]
SIAM Conference on Optimization -- Darmstadt, Germany, May 2011

Convexity and SOS-Convexity [pdf]
First SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry -- North Carolina State University, October 2011

Joint Spectral Radius and Path-Complete Graph Lyapunov Functions [pdf]
21st International Symposium on Mathematical Programming -- Berlin, August 2012
National Control Engineering Student Workshop -- University of Maryland, April 2011

Do SOS Lyapunov Functions Always Exist? [pdf]
50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference -- Orlando, December 2011

Do Polynomial Lyapunov Functions Always Exist? [pdf]
50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference -- Orlando, December 2011

On Higher Order Derivatives of Lyapunov Functions [pdf]
American Control Conference -- San Francisco, June 2011 -- (presented by Pablo Parrilo)