Yuliy Baryshnikov

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Yuliy Baryshnikov
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
163 Coordinated Science Lab MC 228
1308 W. Main St.
Urbana Illinois 61801

Primary Research Area

  • Control

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Other Professional Employment

  • Member of Technical Staff, Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ, 2001-2005.
  • Department Head, Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ, 2005-2011.

Research Interests

  • nonlinear dynamics and control
  • applied topology
  • stochastic processes

Research Areas

  • Control
  • Decentralized and distributed control
  • Discrete-event, switched and hybrid systems
  • Random processes
  • Robotics and motion planning

Research Topics

  • Autonomous Systems and Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity and privacy
  • Data science and analytics
  • Data/Information Science and Systems
  • Decision science
  • Healthcare and medical technologies
  • Network science and engineering
  • Neuro-engineering
  • Policy and economics
  • Quantum optics, cryptography, information, and computing
  • Robotics
  • Sensing systems
  • Socio-technical systems and networking
  • Speech, language, and audio processing

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Arnold, Maxim; Baryshnikov, Yuliy; LaValle, Steven M; Convex hull asymptotic shape evolution Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics X 349-364 2013 Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Baryshnikov, YM; Coffman, EG; Kwak, KJ; Moran, Bill; Minimalist counting in sensor networks (Noise helps) Ad Hoc Networks 9 6 987-997 2011 Elsevier
  • Baryshnikov, Yuliy; Brady, Wil; Bressler, Andrew; Pemantle, Robin; Two-dimensional quantum random walk Journal of Statistical Physics 1-30 2010 Springer
  • Baryshnikov, Yuliy; Ghrist, Robert; Euler integration over definable functions Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107 21 9525 2010 National Acad Sciences
  • Baryshnikov, Yuliy; Ghrist, Robert; Lipsky, David; Inversion of Euler integral transforms with applications to sensor data Inverse Problems, 27 no. 12, 10 pp., 2011.
  • Baryshnikov, Yuliy; Pemantle, Robin; Asymptotics of multivariate sequences, part III: quadratic points Advances in Mathematics 228 6 3127-3206 2011 Elsevier
  • Baryshnikov, Yuliy; Romik, Dan; Enumeration formulas for Young tableaux in a diagonal strip Israel Journal of Mathematics 178 1 157-186 2010 Springer
  • Baryshnikov, Yuliy; Zharnitsky, Vadim; Search on the Brink of Chaos Nonlinearity 25,3023-3047, 2012.
  • Edmond, Edmond; Lou, Mingji; Bonahon, Francis; Baryshnikov, Yuliy; Euclidean versus Hyperbolic Congestion in Idealized versus Experimental Networks Internet Mathematics 7 1 1-27 2011 AK Peters, Ltd.
  • Y Baryshnikov, V Blumen, K Kim, V Zharnitsky, Billiard dynamics of bouncing dumbbell Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena 269, 21-27
  • Y. Baryshnikov, R. Ghrist, M. Wright Hadwiger's Theorem for Definable Functions, Advances in Mathematics 245, 573-586
  • Yu. Baryshnikov, B. Shapiro, How to Run a Centipede: a Topological Perspective In: Geometric Control Theory and sub-Riemannian Geometry, Springer INdAM Series 5, 37-51, 2014.
  • Yu. Baryshnikov, P. Bubenik, M. Kahle Min-Type Morse Theory for Configuration Spaces of Hard Spheres Int. Math. Res. Notices, doi:10.1093/imrn/rnt012, 2013.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Y Baryshnikov, D Liberzon Robust stability conditions for switched linear systems: commutator bounds and the Lojasiewicz inequality Decision and Control (CDC), 2013 IEEE 52nd Annual Conference on, 722-726
  • M Arnold, Y Baryshnikov, D Liberzon, Cyclic pursuit without coordinates: convergence to regular polygon formations, Decision and Control (CDC), 2014 IEEE 53nd Annual Conference on, p. 6191 – 6196
  • Y Baryshnikov, J Duda, W Szpankowski, Markov field types and tilings Information Theory (ISIT), 2014 IEEE International Symposium on, 2639-2643
  • Agrachev, Andrei A; Baryshnikov, Yuliy; Liberzon, Daniel; Towards robust Lie-algebraic stability conditions for switched linear systems Decision and Control (CDC), 2010 49th IEEE Conference on 408-413 2010 IEEE
  • Yu. Baryshnikov IT Security Investment and Gordon-Loeb's 1/e rule , WEIS Proceedings, Berlin 2012.
  • Baryshnikov, Yuliy; Tucci, Gabriel H; Asymptotic traffic flow in a hyperbolic network Communications Control and Signal Processing (ISCCSP), 2012 5th International Symposium on 1-4 2012 IEEE

Conferences Organized or Chaired

  • Topology in Motion, a thematic semester 2016, at ICERM (Providence, RI)
  • IMA workshop on Geometry and Topology of Large Networks, April 2014

Professional Societies

  • AMS Committee on Mathematical Research Communities (Chair)

Service on University Committees

  • Member of Faculty Senate, 2015-2017

Service on Department Committees

  • FSC at ECE
  • P&T in Mathematics
  • undergraduate curriculum committee


  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow (1992)
  • Lady Davis Professorship, Technion (2003)

Courses Taught

  • CSE 441 - Introduction to Optimization
  • ECE 313 - Probability with Engrg Applic
  • ECE 490 - Introduction to Optimization
  • ECE 493 - Advanced Engineering Math
  • ECE 515 - Control System Theory & Design
  • MATH 487 - Advanced Engineering Math
  • MATH 595 - Applied Topology
  • MATH 595 - Top Ten Algorithms for Today
  • MATH 598 - Literature Seminar in Math
  • ME 540 - Control System Theory & Design