About me


I am a PhD candidate at the Department of ORFE of Princeton University. I am advised by Prof. Amir Ali Ahmadi. Before joining Princeton, I graduated from Ecole Polytechnique.

I am broadly interested in the interplay between algebraic optimization techniques and their application to dynamical systems. I am also intersted in bringing tools from dynamical systems to learning theory, optimization and robotics. You can learn more about my work by having a look at my papers.

You can contact me at: bkhadir[at]princeton[dot]edu

Recent Publications

  • A Globally Asymptotically Stable Polynomial Vector Field with Rational Coefficients and no Local Polynomial Lyapunov Function, 2018.
  • Time-Varying Semidefinite Programs, 2018.
  • Learning Dynamical Systems with Side Information, 2019.
  • On sum of squares representation of convex forms and generalized Cauchy-Schwarz inequalities, 2019.
  • Teleoperator Imitation with Continuous-time Safety, 2019.
  • On Algebraic Proofs of Stability for Homogeneous Vector Fields, 2018.
  • More...

Recent Talks

  • OPF, 2018
  • INFORMS, 2017
  • MOPTA, 2017
  • Geometry of Real Polynomials, Convexity and Optimization, 2019
  • SPOT, 2019
  • Internal MURI workshop (Verifiable, Control-Oriented Learning On The Fly), 2019
  • MOPTA, 2019
  • SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, 2019
  • SIAM Annual Meeting, 2017
  • Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, 2019
  • Robotics: Science and Systems, 2019
  • AFOSR, Dynamics and Control Program Review, 2018
  • More...