Publications

Journal Papers

  • Dyachenko, Sergey A., Anatoly Zlotnik, Alexander O. Korotkevich, and Michael Chertkov. “Operator splitting method for simulation of dynamic flows in natural gas pipeline networks.” Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, in press (2017); ONLINE

  • Snyder, Jordan, Anatoly Zlotnik, and Aric Hagberg. “Stability of entrainment of a continuum of coupled oscillators.” Chaos 27, 103108 (2017); ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, Line Roald, Scott Backhaus, Michael Chertkov, and Göran Andersson. “Coordinated scheduling for interdependent electric power and natural gas infrastructures.” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 32.1 (2017): 600-610. ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, Raphael Nagao, István Z. Kiss, and Jr-Shin Li. “Phase-selective entrainment of nonlinear oscillator ensembles.” Nature communications 7 (2016). ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, and Jr-Shin Li. “Optimal subharmonic entrainment of weakly forced nonlinear oscillators.” SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems 13.4 (2014): 1654-1693. ONLINE

  • Qi, Ji, Anatoly Zlotnik, and Jr-Shin Li. “Optimal ensemble control of stochastic time-varying linear systems.” Systems & Control Letters 62.11 (2013): 1057-1064. ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, et al. “Optimal waveform for fast entrainment of weakly forced nonlinear oscillators.” Physical review letters 111.2 (2013): 024102. ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, and Jr-Shin Li. “Optimal entrainment of neural oscillator ensembles.” Journal of neural engineering 9.4 (2012): 046015. ONLINE

  • Piryatinska, Alexandra, Gyorgy Terdik, Wojbor A. Woyczynski, Kenneth A. Loparo, Mark S. Scher, and Anatoly Zlotnik. “Automated detection of neonate EEG sleep stages.” Computer methods and programs in biomedicine 95.1 (2009): 31-46. ONLINE

Conference Papers

  • Wu, Fei, Harsha Nagarajan, Anatoly Zlotnik, Ramteen Sioshansi, and Aleksandr M. Rudkevich. “Adaptive convex relaxations for gas pipeline network optimization.” American Control Conference (ACC). IEEE, 2017. ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, Aleksandr M. Rudkevich, Evgeniy Goldis, Pablo A. Ruiz, Michael Caramanis, Richard Carter, Scott Backhaus, Richard Tabors, Richard Hornby, and Daniel Baldwin. “Economic Optimization of Intra-Day Gas Pipeline Flow Schedules using Transient Flow Models.” PSIG Annual Meeting. Pipeline Simulation Interest Group, 2017. ONLINE

  • Rudkevich, Alex, and Anatoly Zlotnik. “Locational Marginal Pricing of Natural Gas subject to Engineering Constraints.” Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. 2017. ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, Line Roald, Scott Backhaus, Michael Chertkov, and Göran Andersson. “Control policies for operational coordination of electric power and natural gas transmission systems.” American Control Conference (ACC). IEEE, 2016. ONLINE

  • Mak, Terrence W. K., Pascal Van Hentenryck, Anatoly Zlotnik, Hassan Hijazi, and Russell Bent. “Efficient dynamic compressor optimization in natural gas transmission systems.” American Control Conference (ACC). IEEE, 2016. ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, Sidhant Misra, Marc Vuffray, and Michael Chertkov. “Monotonicity of actuated flows on dissipative transport networks.” European Control Conference (ECC). IEEE, 2016. ONLINE

  • Carter, Richard, Scott Backhaus, Alex Hollis, Anatoly Zlotnik, Michael Chertkov, Anthony Giacomoni, and Andrew Daniels. “Impact of regulatory change to coordinate gas pipelines and power systems.” PSIG Annual Meeting. Pipeline Simulation Interest Group, 2016. ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, Michael Chertkov, Richard Carter, Alex Hollis, Andrew Daniels, and Scott Backhaus. “Using power grid schedules in dynamic optimization of gas pipelines.” PSIG Annual Meeting. Pipeline Simulation Interest Group, 2016. ONLINE

  • Misra, Sidhant, Marc Vuffray, Anatoly Zlotnik, and Michael Chertkov. “Monotone order properties for control of nonlinear parabolic PDE on graphs.” 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems. 2016 ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, Michael Chertkov, and Konstantin Turitsyn. “Assessing risk of gas shortage in coupled gas-electricity infrastructures.” 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). IEEE, 2016. ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, Michael Chertkov, and Scott Backhaus. “Optimal control of transient flow in natural gas networks.” 54th Annual Conference onDecision and Control (CDC). IEEE, 2015. ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, Sergey Dyachenko, Scott Backhaus, and Michael Chertkov. “Model reduction and optimization of natural gas pipeline dynamics.” ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference. 2015. ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, and Jr-Shin Li. “Minimum energy subharmonic synchronization of an uncertain nonlinear oscillator.” American Control Conference (ACC). IEEE, 2015. ONLINE

  • Qi, Ji, Anatoly Zlotnik, and Jr-Shin Li. “Optimal ensemble control of stochastic linear systems.” 52nd Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). IEEE, 2013. ONLINE

  • Dasanayake, Isuru, Anatoly Zlotnik, Wei Zhang, and Jr-Shin Li. “Optimal control of neurons using the homotopy perturbation method.” 52nd Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). IEEE, 2013. ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, and Jr-Shin Li. “Iterative ensemble control synthesis for bilinear systems.” 2012 IEEE 51st Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). IEEE, 2012. ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, and Jr-Shin Li. “Synthesis of optimal ensemble controls for linear systems using the singular value decomposition.” American Control Conference (ACC). IEEE, 2012. ONLINE

  • Ruths, Justin, Anatoly Zlotnik, and Shin Li. “Convergence of a pseudospectral method for optimal control of complex dynamical systems.” 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC-ECC). IEEE, 2011. ONLINE

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly, and Jr-Shin Li. “Optimal asymptotic entrainment of phase-reduced oscillators.” Proc. ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conf. (Arlington, VA) pp. 479-84. 2011. ONLINE

Patents

  • Li, Jr-Shin, and Anatoly Zlotnik. “Phase-selective entrainment of nonlinear oscillator ensembles.” U.S. Patent Application No. 15-436,582.

Theses

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly. Optimal Control and Synchronization of Dynamic Ensemble Systems. Washington University in St. Louis, 2014. PDF

  • Zlotnik, Anatoly. Algorithm development for modeling and estimation problems in human EEG analysis. Case Western Reserve University, 2006. PDF

Collaboration

I am fortunate to have worked with exceptional mentors and collaborators.

Name Institution Subject
Wojbor Woyczynski CWRU Statistical Signal Processing for Electroencephalographic Data
Alexandra Piryatinska SFSU Levy Flights and Change Point Detection
Kenneth Loparo CWRU Algorithms for Clinical Seizure Data Analysis
Mohamed Jardak UK Met Office Polynomial Chaos for Stochastic Differential Equations
Jr-Shin Li WUSTL Ensemble Control and Neural Engineering
Istvan Kiss SLU Synchronization Engineering and Electrochemical Oscillations
Hisa-Aki Tanaka UEC Tokyo Optimal Entrainment of Oscillators
Michael Chertkov LANL Physics and Control of Gas and Electricity Transmission
Göran Andersson ETH Coordinating Operations of Gas and Electricity Transmission Systems
Pascal Van Hentenryck Michigan Algorithms for Gas Pipeline Transient Optimization
Alexander Korotkevich New Mexico Numerical Simulation of Gas Pipeline Flow
Konstantin Turitsyn MIT Risk Assessment for Coupled Gas Pipelines and Power Grids
Alexandr Rudkevich Newton Energy Engineering Economics of Wholesale Gas and Electricity Transmission
Richard Carter DNV-GL Natural Gas Pipeline Modeling and Transient Optimization

Students

I am fortunate to have the opportunity to work with talented students.

Name Institution Active Subject
Jordan Snyder UC Davis 2016-present Entrainment of Oscillations and Network Science (with Aric Hagberg)
Walter Bomela WUSTL 2016-present Control of Thermostatically Controlled Loads for Demand Response
Bining Zhao Ohio State 2016-present Iterative Intra-Day Optimization of Natural Gas and Electricity Systems
Fei Wu Ohio State 2016 Adaptive Convex Relaxations for Nonconvex Optimization (with Harsha Nagarajan)
Line Roald ETH, LANL 2015-2016 Coordinating Operations of Gas and Electricity Transmission Systems (with Michael Chertkov)
Terrence Mak ANU 2015-2016 Efficient Algorithms for Dynamic Gas Pipeline Optimization (with Russell Bent)