About Me
I am an assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining UT, I was a faculty member in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). I am an IEEE senior member and a recipient of the Innovation Fellowship from Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship at CMU. My research interests include multi-agent optimization and machine learning in networked cyber-physical systems, including smart grid-interactive buildings, power grid, and electrified transportation systems. I received my Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from CMU.


  • Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, UT Austin
  • Block Center for Technology and Society, CMU
  • Academic Council, Grit Ventures
  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • Academic Advisory Network, Texas Energy Poverty Research Institute

Nov 2021: Looking forward to studying the impact of large scale          community solar and distributed storage at Austin with the           support from SPF2050 [Web]
Oct 2021: Proud of our team's performance in ARPA-E Grid Optimization          Competition Challenge 2. We were placed 5th overall (and 1st          among university-led teams) [Press Release]
Sep 2021: Grateful to CMU's Block Center for supporting my work on          "Translating Transportation Electrification Investments" [Award]
Sep 2021: Listen to my interview with ASME about Building the Smart          City Infrastructure for Future Vehicles [Webinar Link]

Immediately hiring a postdoctoral fellow in the area of large scale optimzation [details here]. Also Actively looking for PhDs and interns

Email: javadm@utexas.edu
Faculty Assistant: Dori Eubank [Web]