Faculty hosts

Guannan Qu has been an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Carnegie Mellon University since September 2021. He received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China in 2014, and his Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2019. He was a CMI and Resnick postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at California Institute of Technology from 2019 to 2021. He is the recipient of Caltech Simoudis Discovery Award, PIMCO Fellowship, Amazon AI4Science Fellowship, and IEEE SmartGridComm Best Student Paper Award. His research interest lies in control, optimization, and machine/reinforcement learning with applications to power systems, multi-agent systems, Internet of things, and smart cities.


2019 Ph.D, Applied Mathematics, Harvard University

2014 BS, Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University

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CyLab Security and Privacy Institute

CyLab awards 2023 seed funding

This year, CyLab has awarded $450K in seed funding to 20 faculty, staff, and students in five departments across three colleges at CMU.