Optimization
  1. Decision Tree for Optimization Software
  2. Benchmarks for Optimization Software
Teaching
APM523 Optimization

Research Interests
Scientific Computing with emphasis on optimization, including applications of optimization in mathematics, the sciences, and engineering. Recent research accomplishments

Academic lineage from the Mathematical Genealogy Project: H.Mittlemann (misspelled) -> Willi Törnig -> Hermann König -> Ludwig Prandtl -> August Föppl -> Felix Klein -> Rudolf Lipschitz -> Gustav Dirichlet -> Joseph Fourier -> Joseph Louis Lagrange -> Leonhard Euler
H.Mittlemann (misspelled) -> Willi Törnig -> Hermann König -> Carl David Runge -> Ernst Eduard Kummer -> Heinrich Friedrich Scherk -> Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel -> Carl Friedrich Gauss

Publications (my numbers are Erdős&Lions&Fletcher&Powell 3 Courant&Einstein&Dantzig 4 Hilbert&Nash&von Neumann 5 Gauss&Ramanujan&Turing< 6)
Several selected recent publications are available. my Google Scholar Profile

Talks Recent talks

Picture at console of a paper-tape reading Siemens 2002 computer in 1968 (click to enlarge): JPG

Short Curriculum Vita (Here is a longer CV: PDF)

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