Justin Ruths

Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering
Tags: Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Computer Engineering

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Systems Science and Applied Mathematics
Washington University in Saint Louis (WUSTL) - 2011
M.S. - Electrical Engineering
Washington University in Saint Louis - 2008
M.S. - Mechanical Engineering
Columbia University - 2006
B.S. - Physics
Rice University - 2004

Publications

J. Ruths, D. Stefanatos, T.-Y. Yu, J.-S. Li. A universal computational method for optimal pulse design in NMR & MRI. Proceedings of NSF Engineering and Innovation Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2011. [not peer reviewed] 2011 - Publication
J.-S. Li, J. Ruths, T.-Y. Yu, H. Arthanari, G. Wagner. Optimal pulse design in quantum control: a unified computational method. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 108, no. 5, 1879-1884, 2011. 2011 - Publication
J. Ruths, J.-S. Li. Optimal ensemble control of open quantum systems with a pseudospectral method. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Atlanta, 2010. 2010 - Publication
D. Stefanatos, J. Ruths, J.-S. Li. Frictionless atom cooling in harmonic traps: a time-optimal control approach. Physical Review A, 82, 063422, 2010. 2010 - Publication
J.-S. Li, J. Ruths, D. Stefanatos. A pseudospectral method for optimal control of open quantum systems. Journal of Chemical Physics, 131, 164110, 2009. 2009 - Publication
J.-S. Li, J. Ruths. Optimal sampling and design of MR pulse sequences. Proceedings of NSF Engineering and Innovation Conference, Honolulu, HI, 2009. [not peer reviewed] 2009 - Publication
J. Ruths, J.-S. Li. Global climate change: Control theory methods for a coupled climate model with carbon-cycle feedbacks. 2nd International Symposium on Energy and Environment, McDonnell Academy Global Energy and Environment Partnership, 2008. 2008 - Publication
J. Ruths, J. Sousa, A. Girard. Controlled vehicle exchange and allocation in dynamic teams. Proceedings of the ASME International Mech. Eng. Congress and Exposition, Orlando, FL, 2005. 2005 - Publication

Appointments

Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2016–Present]
Assistant Professor
Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) [2011–2016]

Additional Information

Teaching

SUTD 40.570          (Graduate)  Linear Control Systems                                                                

SUTD 40.006          (Undergraduate)  Network Modeling                                                                

SUTD 10.007          (Undergraduate)  Modeling the Systems World, Differential Equations            

SUTD 10.004          (Undergraduate)  Advanced Math II, Linear Algebra & Multivariable Calculus

SUTD 10.001          (Undergraduate)  Advanced Math I, Single Variable Calculus                      

Professional Activities & Leadership

Co-organizer of workshop: Paradigms for Control in Social Systems
        
Held at the International Conference on Computational Science 2015

Session co-chair at the Conference on Decision and Control 2014, SIAM Control and Its Applications 2013

PC Member              International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS 2016); Conference on Complex Systems (CCS 2016)

Reviewer                  Conferences:  CDC, ACC, ECC, MSC, etc

IEEE TAC, TCNS, TCAS, TNNLS; Automatica; System & Control Letters
Science; Nature Reviews; Physical Review; Nature Communications
Physica; Scientific Reports; PLOS One; Entropy; Journal of the Franklin Institute

Funding

2016 – 2017             J. Ruths, R. Bouffanais, S. Ahipasaoglu, D. Rhodes, D. Hastings, Characterizing and Addressing the Implications of Complexity and Emergence
Singapore Ministry of Defense

 

2015 – 2019             Co-PI on consortium grant, ASPIRE: Advancing Security of Public Infrastructure using Resilience and Economics
Singapore National Research Foundation

 

2015 – 2018             Co-PI on consortium grant, DManD: Digital Manufacturing and Design Centre
Singapore National Research Foundation

 

2015                         J. Ruths, D. Ruths. ICCS Workshop: Paradigms for Control in Social Systems
International Design Center (IDC21500101)

 

2014 – 2017             E. Kyoseva, J. Ruths, Modular Design Principles for Quantum Devices
International Design Center (IDG31300102)

 

2014 – 2015             J. Ruths, A. Mathur, G. Sabaliauskaite, Empirical Assessment of Techniques for Detecting and Responding to Sensor Attacks in Cyber Physical System
iTrust (IGDS S14 05011)

 

2013 – 2015             J. Ruths, Design Principles for Robustly Controllable Networks
International Design Center (IDG31300103)

 

2011 – 2014             J. Ruths, Computational Methods for Optimal Control of Quantum Systems
Singapore Ministry of Education (SRG 2011010)