Abhishek Gupta

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Associate Professor
The Ohio State University
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

464 Dreese Laboratories
2015 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210

Founder and CEO
Ensemble Control Inc.

Founder and CEO

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Research Interests


  • Dynamic Optimization and Approximate Dynamic Programming

  • Reinforcement Learning

  • Game Theory and Mechanism Design

  • Applied Probability Theory


  • Security of Cyberphysical Systems

  • Transportation Markets

  • Renewable Integration and Electricity Markets

  • Energy optimization in vehicles

Honors and Awards

  • Lumley Research Award 2019

  • Kenneth Lee Herrick Memorial Award 2014

  • Mavis Future Faculty Award 2012

  • Narotam Sekhsaria Excellence in Undergraduate Award 2009


Abhishek Gupta is an associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at The Ohio State University. He completed his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering (2014), MS in Applied Mathematics (2012), and MS in Aerospace Engineering (2011), all from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). In 2009, he completed his undergraduate in Aerospace Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India (2005-09). His research interests spans multiple areas of theoretical and applied research within the broad field of artificial intelligence, game theory, and dynamic optimization. He is a co-author on three patent applications at OSU, two of which have been successfully commercialized. He was awarded Lumley Research Award in 2019 by the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University for his theoretical contributions in the field of stochastic control.