Abolfazl Lavaei, Dr.-Ing.

Abolfazl Lavaei 

Abolfazl Lavaei
Postdoctoral Associate

Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control
ETH Zurich

ML K 35
Sonneggstrasse 3
8092 Zurich, Switzerland

Tel:  +41 44 633 84 64
Fax: +41 44 632 11 39

Email:   alavaei@ethz.ch
Web:     www.lavaei-cps.de


Abolfazl Lavaei is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control at the ETH Zurich working with Prof. Emilio Frazzoli. Between November 2019 and December 2020, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher (Group Leader) in the Department of Computer Science at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU). He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), in October 2019. He obtained the M.Sc. degree in Aerospace Engineering with specialization in Flight Dynamics and Control from the University of Tehran (UT). He is the recipient of several international awards including “Best Demo/Poster Award” at the ACM HSCC, 2022, “Best Repeatability Prize” at the IFAC ADHS, 2021, “Best Demo/Poster Award” at the ACM HSCC, 2020, “IFAC Young Author Award Finalist” at the IFAC LSS, 2019, “Best Graduate Student Award” at the University of Tehran with the full GPA (20/20), and several prestigious Ph.D. scholarships from different top-ranked universities. He is an alumni scholar of Munich Aerospace Research Group as well as German Aerospace Center (DLR).

His line of research mainly focuses on theoretical and practical aspects of “formal verification, learning and control of large-scale stochastic cyber-physical systems” with application to autonomous systems. His research interests revolve around the intersection of Control Theory, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science.