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Welcome to the USC Stochastic Semi-Autonomous Systems Laboratory.

Our research focuses on control methods, risk management solutions and incentive mechanisms that support interactions between human users and

IoT-enabled systems and networked CPS with limited information.



Seminar Series on Communications, Networks, and Systems (CommNetS)







Insoon Yang
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
University of Southern California (USC)
EEB 316, 3740 McClintock Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2563, USA
(213) 740-2351
insoonya [at] usc.edu



  • (Aug. 2016) Stochastic Semi-Autonomous Systems Laboratory has been launched.







Research Interests

  • Theory: Stochastic control, Dynamic games, Optimization in systems and control
    • Distributionally robust stochastic control
    • Risk- & safety-aware control
    • Incentive-based control of semi-autonomous systems
    • Optimization of dynamical networks
  • Applications: Cyber-Physical Systems, IoT
    • Energy systems: commerical/residential energy management systems, energy storage, electricity markets, energy policy