Vishaal Krishnan


Postdoctoral Scholar
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of California, Riverside

E-mail: vishaalk <at> ucr <dot> edu

Brief Bio

I am a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UC Riverside, working with Prof. Fabio Pasqualetti. I completed my Ph.D. in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UC San Diego in 2019, where my advisor was Prof. Sonia Martínez. Before that, I received the B.Tech and M.Tech degrees in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras in 2014.

Research Interests

  1. Distributed control and optimization

  2. Gradient flows and Optimal transport

  3. Continuum approaches to the study of large-scale networks

  4. State estimation with privacy considerations