Honors and Awards
2019 Vincentine Hermes-Luh Chair in Electrical Engineering
2019 IEEE Fellow for contributions to networked control systems
2011 Co-Author Finalist Best Student Paper of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference
2009 Veishea Oustanding Faculty Award, IEEE Student Chapter, Iowa State University
2004 Harpole-Pentair Developing Faculty Assistant Professor, Iowa State University
2001 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award
1987 IBM ITALIA best thesis in artificial Intelligence applications
X. Ma and N. Elia, “Optimization Dynamics: A bus-level distributed approach for optimal power flows” IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 2018, early access.
C. Li and N. Elia, “Youla coding and computation of Gaussian feedback capacity”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol, 64, no 4, 2018.
A.S.M. Vamsi and N. Elia, “Optimal Distributed Controllers Realizable over Arbitrary Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 61, no. 1, pp. 129-144, 2016.
C. Li and N. Elia, “Stochastic Sensor Scheduling via Distributed Convex Optimization”, Automatica, Vol. 58, Issue C, pp. 173-182, Aug. 2015.
J. Liu, N. Elia, and S. Tatikonda, “Capacity-achieving Feedback Schemes for Gaussian Finite-State Markov Channels with Channel State Information”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol 61, No.7, pp. 3632-3650, 2015.
N. Elia, J. Wang and A.S.M. Vamsi, “Computing over Unreliable Networks” in Information and Control in Networks, G. Como, B. Bernhardsson and A. Rantzer Editors. Sringer, Volume 450, pp 241-275, 2014.
J. Liu and N. Elia, “Convergence of Fundamental Limitations in Feedback Communication, Estimation, and Feedback Control over Gaussian Channels”, Communications in Information and Systems (CIS), Vol. 14, no 3, pp. 161-211, 2014.
N. Elia, J. Wang and X. Ma, “Mean Square Limitations of Spatially Invariant Systems” in Control of Cyber-Physical Systems, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Series Editors: M. Thoma, F. Allgower, M. Morari, Spinger Volume 449, pp 357-378. 2013.
J. Wang and N. Elia, “Distributed Averaging Algorithms Resilient to Communication Noise and Dropouts”, in IEEE Transaction on Signal Processing, Vol 61, no. 9, pp. 2231-2242, 2013.
J. Wang and N. Elia, “Distributed averaging Under Constraints on Information Exchange: Emergence of Levy flights, ’’ IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, Vol. 57, no. 10, pp. 2435- 2449, 2012.
N. Elia, and J. N. Eisenbeis, “Limitation of Linear Control over Packet Drop Networks”, IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, Vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 826 – 841, 2011.
J. Wang and N. Elia, “A Control Perspective for Centralized and Distributed Convex Optimization’’, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, pp. 3800-3805, 2011, Finalist Best Student Paper Award.
J. Wang and N. Elia, “Consensus over Networks with Dynamic Channels,” International Journal of Systems Control and Communications: Special Issue on Information Processing Decision Making in Distributed Control Systems, Vol. 2, pp. 275-297, 2010.
N. Elia, “Remote Stabilization over Fading Channels”, Systems and Control Letters, Vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 238-249, 2005.
N. Elia, “When Bode Meets Shannon: Control Oriented Feedback
Communication Schemes” in IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, special issue on Networked Control, Vol. 49, no. 9, pp. 1477 – 1488, Sept. 2004.
N. Elia, and S. K. Mitter , “Stabilization of Linear Systems with Limited Information”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control Vol.46, no. 9, pp. 1384 -1400, Sept. 2001.
N. Elia and M. A. Dahleh, “Controller Design with Multiple Objectives,” IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, Vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 596-613, 1997.
N. Elia, and M. A. Dahleh, “Computational Methods for Controller Design”, Lecture Series in Control and Information Sciences 1998.