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Ioannis Lestas

Professor of Control Engineering

Fellow of Clare College

Telephone:+44 1223 748378
email:icl20@cam.ac.uk
Office Location:Control group, Department of Engineering

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Publications
Article
Laib K., Watson J., Ojo J., and Lestas I.
Decentralized stability conditions for DC microgrids: Beyond passivity approaches.
Automatica, Volume 149 (110705), pages 1-12, 2023.
Cheng X., Shi S., Lestas I, and Van den Hof PMJ.
A necessary condition for network identifiability with partial excitation and measurement.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2023.
Li M., Watson J., and Lestas I
Distributed Optimal Secondary Frequency Control in Power Networks with Delay Independent Stability
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2023.
Qin X., Xu B., Lestas I., and Sun H.
The role of electricity market design for energy storage in cost-efficient decarbonization
Joule, Volume 7(6), pages 1227-1240, 2023.
Ojo J., Watson J., Laib K., and Lestas I.
A Distributed Scheme for Voltage and Frequency Control and Power Sharing in Inverter-Based Microgrids.
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2023.
Ojo J., Laib K., and Lestas I.
On the synchronization of the Kuramoto-type model of oscillators with lossy couplings.
IEEE Control Systems Letters, Volume 7, pages 1225-1230, 2023.
Kasis A., and Lestas I.
Frequency regulation with thermostatically controlled loads: Aggregation of dynamics and synchronization.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 67(10), pages 5602-5609, 2022.
Li M., Lestas I., and Qiu L.
Parallel feedforward compensation for output synchronization: Fully distributed control and indefinite Laplacian.
Systems & Control Letters, Volume 164(104250), 2022.
Holding T., and Lestas I.
Stability and instability in saddle point dynamics - Part I.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 66(7), pages 2933-2944, 2021.
Holding T., and Lestas I.
Stability and instability in saddle point dynamics Part II: the subgradient method.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 66(7), pages 2945-2960, 2021.
Kasis I., Monshizadeh N, and Lestas I.
Primary frequency regulation in power grids with on-off loads: chattering, limit cycles and convergence to optimality.
Automatica, Volume 131 (109736), pages 1-15, 2021.
Watson J., Ojo Y. Laib K., and Lestas I.
A scalable control design for grid-forming inverters in microgrids
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Volume 12(6), pages 4726-4739, 2021.
Watson J. , and Lestas I.
Control of Interlinking Converters in Hybrid AC/DC Grids: Network Stability and Scalability
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Volume 36(1), pages 769-780, 2020.
Kasis I., Monshizadeh N, and Lestas I.
Secondary frequency control with on-off load side participation in power networks.
IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, Volume 7, Issue 2, pages 603-613, 2020.
Watson J. , and Lestas I.
Frequency and Voltage Regulation in Hybrid AC/DC Networks
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. Accepted for publication, 2020. DOI:10.1109/TCST.2020.3022331
Kasis I., Monshizadeh N, and Lestas I.
A distributed scheme for secondary frequency control with stability guarantees and optimal power allocation.
Systems & Control Letters, Volume 144 (14755), pages 1-10, 2020.
Monshizadeh N., and Lestas I.
Secant and Popov-like Conditions in Power Network Stability.
Automatica, Volume 101, pages 258-268, 2019.
Selim U. T., Hussain S., Kirchoff H., Ghaddar B., Strunz K., and Lestas I.
Data Standardization for Smart Infrastructure in First-Access Electricity Systems.
Proceedings of the IEEE, volume 107, Issue 9, pages 1790-1802, 2019.
Spanias C. and Lestas I.
A system reference frame approach for stability analysis and control of power grids.
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Volume 34, Number 2, pages 1105-1115, 2019.
Kasis I. , Monshizadeh N, Devane E. and Lestas I.
Stability and optimality of distributed secondary frequency control schemes in power networks.
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Volume 10, Number 2, pages 1747-1761, 2019.
Watson J. , Watson N. and Lestas I.
Optimized dispatch of energy storage systems in unbalanced distribution networks
IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Volume 9, Number 2, pages 639-650, 2018.
Holding T. and Lestas I.
On the emergence of oscillations in distributed resource allocation
Automatica, Volume 85, pages 22-33, 2017.
Devane E. and Lestas I.
Delay-independent incremental stability in time-varying monotone systems satisfying a generalized condition of two-sided scalability
Automatica, Volume 86, pages 1-9, 2017.
Kasis I. , Devane E., Spanias C. and Lestas I.
Primary frequency regulation with load-side participation Part I: stability and optimality
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Volume 32, Number 5, pages 3505-3518, 2017.
Devane E. , Kasis I., Antoniou M. and Lestas I.
Primary frequency regulation with load-side participation Part II: beyond passivity approaches
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Volume 32, Number 5, pages 3519-3528, 2017.
Devane E. and Lestas I.
Delay-independent asymptotic stability in monotone systems
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, , Volume 61, Number 9, pages 2625-2631, 2016.
Devane E. and Lestas I.
Stability of a general class of distributed algorithms for power control in time-varying wireless networks
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Volume 59, Number 8, Pages 1999-2011, August 2014.
Lestas I.
Large scale heterogeneous networks, the Davis-Wielandt shell and graph separation
SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Volume 50, Number 4, Pages 1753-1774, 2012.
Lestas I.
Power control in wireless networks: stability and delay independence for a general class of distributed algorithms
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 57, Number 5, Pages 1253-1258, May 2012.
Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
Heterogeneity and scalability in group agreement protocols: beyond small gain and passivity approaches
Automatica, Volume 46, Number 7, Pages 1141-1151, July 2010.
Lestas I. , Vinnicombe G. and Paulsson J.
Fundamental limits on the suppression of molecular fluctuations
Nature, Volume 467, Number 7312, Pages 174-178, September 2010.
Lestas I., Paulsson J. , Ross N. E. and Vinnicombe G.
Noise in gene regulatory networks
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 53, Pages 189-200, January 2008
(joint issue with IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I).
Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
Scalable robust stability for nonsymmetric heterogeneous networks
Automatica, Volume 43, Number 4, Pages 714-723, April 2007.
Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
Scalable decentralized robust stability certificates for networks of interconnected heterogeneous dynamical systems
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Volume 51, Number 10, Pages 1613-1625, October 2006.
InProceedings
Li M. , Laib K. , and Lestas I.
Convergence Rate Bounds for the Mirror Descent Method: IQCs and the Bregman Divergence
61st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2022
Laib K. , Watson J. , Ojo Y. , and Lestas I.
Decentralized Stability Conditions in DC Microgrids
60th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2021
Ojo Y. , Watson J. , Laib K. , and Lestas I.
A decentralized frequency and voltage control scheme for grid-forming inverters
IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT-Europe), 2021
Pugliese Carratelli G. and Lestas I.
Variance bounds for a class of biochemical reactions with bursts using a discrete expansion
59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2020
Laib K. , Watson J. , and Lestas I.
Decentralized Stability Conditions for Inverter-Based Microgrids
59th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2020
Ojo Y. , Benmiloud M. , and Lestas I.
Frequency and Voltage Control Schemes for Three-Phase Grid-Forming Inverters
IFAC World Congress, 2020
Kasis A. and Lestas I.
Frequency regulation with thermostatic load participation in power networks
58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2019
Ojo Y. , Watson J. and Lestas I.
An Improved Control Scheme for Grid-forming Inverters
IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT-Europe), 2019
Watson J. , Ojo Y. , Spanias C. and Lestas I.
Stability of power networks with grid-forming converters
IEEE PowerTech, 2019
Watson J. and Lestas I.
Frequency and voltage control of hybrid AC/DC networks
57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2018
Kasis A. , Monshizadeh N. and Lestas I.
Stability of primary frequency control with on-off load side participation in power networks
57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2018
Monshizadeh N and Lestas I.
Secant Conditions in Power Network Stability
16th European Control Conference, June 2018
Kasis A. , Monshizadeh N and Lestas I.
A Novel Distributed Secondary Frequency Control Scheme for Power Networks with High Order Turbine Governor Dynamics
16th European Control Conference, June 2018
Spanias C., Aristidou P., Michaelides M. and Lestas I.
Power system stability enhancement through the optimal, passivity-based, placement of SVCs
20th PSCC, June 2018
Kasis A. , Monshizadeh N and Lestas I.
Secondary frequency regulation in power networks with on-off load side participation
56th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2017
Kasis A. , and Lestas I.
Primary frequency regulation in power networks with ancillary service from load-side participation.
20th International Federation of Automatic Control World Congress, July 2017
Kasis A. , Devane E. and Lestas I.
Stability and optimality of distributed schemes for secondary frequency regulation in power networks
55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2016
Kasis A. , Devane E. and Lestas I.
On the stability and optimality of primary frequency regulation with load-side participation
54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2015
Holding T. and Lestas I.
Stability and instability in primal-dual algorithms for multi-path routing
54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2015
Devane E. and Lestas I.
Delay-independent asymptotic stability in monotone systems
31st American Control conference, July 2015
Holding T. and Lestas I.
On the convergence to saddle points of concave-convex functions, the gradient method and emergence of oscillations
53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2014
Devane E. and Lestas I.
Delay-independent global convergence in time-varying monotone systems of delay differential equations satisfying a scalability condition
53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2014
Devane E. and Lestas I.
Algorithms for distributed solution of the Optimal Power Flow problem
21st International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, July 2014
Holding T. and Lestas I.
On the emergence of oscillations in distributed resource allocation
52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2013
Devane E. and Lestas I.
Stability and convergence of distributed algorithms for the OPF problem
52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2013
Devane E. and Lestas I.
Stability of a general class of distributed algorithms for power control in time-dependent wireless networks
51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2012
Zhang Z. and Lestas I.
On the stability of interconnections of linear uncertain systems
20th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, July 2012
Devane E. and Lestas I.
Stability of distributed power control algorithms for time-dependent wireless networks
20th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, July 2012
Lestas I.
On network stability, graph separation, interconnection structure and convex shells
50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2011
Tonita R. and Lestas I.
Oscillations in a Decentralized Economic Network
18th IFAC World Congress, August 2011
Tonita R. and Lestas I.
Demand dynamics and oscillations in decentralized markets
International Economic Association World Congress, July 2011
Lestas I.
Analysis and control of large scale networks, the Davis-Wielandt shell and graph separation
49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2010
Lestas I.
Scalable Decentralized Control and the Davis-Wielandt shell
19th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, July 2010
Tonita R. , Lestas I. , Goncalves J. and Vinnicombe G.
Fluctuations and Limitations of a Multi-Sector Economic Model with Delays
26th American Control Conference, June 2010
Lestas I.
Distributed power control in wireless networks: stability and delay independence
48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2009
General chairs recognition award
Charalambous T., Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
On the Stability of the Foschini-Miljanic Algorithm with Time-Delays
47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2008
Tonita R., Goncalves J., Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
Control theory methods for macro models with stochastic micro foundations
15th World Congress of the International Economic Association, June 2008
Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
Scalability in heterogeneous vehicle platoons
American Control Conference , July 2007
Lestas I. , Paulsson J. , Ross N. E. and Vinnicombe G.
On the analysis of noise in gene regulatory networks
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2007
Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
The S-hull approach to consensus
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2007
Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
Scalable robustness for consensus protocols with heterogeneous dynamics
Proc. 16th IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, July 2005
Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
A distributed Nyquist criterion for heterogeneous networks
Proc. 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, December 2005
Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
On the scalable stability of nonsymmetric heterogeneous networks
Proc. 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, December 2005
Lestas I. , Vinnicombe G. and Bishop T.
Fundamental limitations in gene regulatory networks: the plasmid replication control problem
Proc. 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, December 2005
Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
Combined control of routing and flow: a multipath routing approach
Proc. 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2004
Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
How good are deterministic models for analyzing congestion control in delayed stochastic networks?
Proc. 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2004
Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
Are optimization based Internet congestion control models fragile with respect to TCP structure and symmetry?
Proc. 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2004
TechReport
Lestas I. and Vinnicombe G.
Scalable decentralized robust stability certificates for networks of interconnected heterogeneous dynamical systems
November 2004
CUED/F-INFENG/TR.501
Holding T. and Lestas I.
On the emergence of oscillations in distributed resource allocation
September 2013
CUED/F-INFENG/TR.688