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Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications

Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications

Co-Editors-in-Chief: F. Giannessi; D.G. Hull

ISSN: 0022-3239 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-2878 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10957

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Editors-in-Chief:

Franco Giannessi
Department of Mathematics
University of Pisa
Largo B. Pontecorvo, 5-56127 Pisa, Italy
fgiannessi3@gmail.com

David G. Hull
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-0235
dghull@mail.utexas.edu

Founding Editor:

Angelo Miele
Aero-Astronautics Group, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA

Associate Editors:

Jean Abadie, University of Pierre and Marie Curie, France, abadie-j@wanadoo.fr
Nonlinear programming, constraint qualifications, duality

Moawia Alghalith, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, alghalith@gmail.com
Optimization, mathematical models in finance

Grégoire Allaire, École Polytechnique, France, gregoire.allaire@polytechnique.fr
Optimization of PDE systems, shape and topology optimization, homogenization, calculus of variations

Suliman Saleh Al-Homidan, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, homidan@kfupm.edu.sa
Complementary problems, variational inequalities

Quamrul Hasan Ansari, Aligarh University, India, qhansari@gmail.com
Nonlinear optimization, multiobjective optimization, equilibrium problems

Aram V. Arutyunov, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, arutun@orc.ru
Second order necessary and sufficient conditions, abnormal problems, abnormal points

Hédy Attouch, University of Montpellier II, France, attouch@math.univ-montp2.fr
Variational analysis, convex analysis, monotone operators, algorithms and dynamical systems, proximal algorithms, decomposition methods, inertial methods, semi-algebraic and tame optimization, applications to PDEs, signal, image, unilateral mechanics

Alfred Auslender, Institut Camille Jordan, France, auslender.alfred@gmail.com
Algorithms for finite dimensional variational inequalities, convex optimization, algorithms for nondifferentiable optimization

Mordecai Avriel, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, avriel@ie.technion.ac.il
Engineering operations research, financial engineering, nonlinear optimization

Mark J. Balas, Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University, USA, balasm@erau.edu
Control systems, partial differential equations, distributed parameter systems

Viorel Barbu, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania, vbarbu41@gmail.com
Theory of extremum problems, convex analysis, set-valued maps and optimization

Paul I. Barton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, pib@mit.edu
Deterministic global optimization methods, dynamic optimization, numerical optimal control

Amir Beck, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, becka@ie.technion.ac.il
First order algorithms (gradients-based/proximal), iteration complexity in convex minimization, nonconvex quadratic optimization, SDP relaxation methods, applications in signal/image sciences

Alan Bensoussan, University of Texas at Dallas, TX, USA and City University of Hong Kong, axb046100@utdallas.edu
Stochastic control, mean field games, differential games

Jérôme Bolte, Toulouse School of Economics, France, jerome.bolte@tse-fr.eu
First-order methods, tame optimization, gradient systems, nonsmooth optimization

Marc Bonnet, École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées ENSTA, France, marc.bonnet@ensta.fr
Topological, shape and parameter sensitivity, inverse problems

Radu Ioan Boţ, University of Vienna, Austria, radu.bot@univie.ac.at
Convex analysis, duality theory, monotone operators, nondifferentiable optimization, vector optimization

Roland Bulirsch, Technical University of Munich, Germany, roland@bulirsch.eu
Applications of mathematics, computational mathematics and numerical analysis, computational methods of engineering

Regina S. Burachik, University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes Campus, Adelaide, Australia, Regina.Burachik@unisa.edu.au
Optimization, convex analysis, nonsmooth analysis, set-valued analysis, variational inequalities, proximal-like methods

Giuseppe Buttazzo, University of Pisa, Italy, buttazzo@dm.unipi.it
Calculus of variations, partial differential equations, optimal control, variational analysis, convex analysis, shape optimization, optimal design, asymptotic analysis, optimal transportation, location problems

Alexandre Cabot, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France, alexandre.cabot@u-bourgogne.fr
Convex analysis, gradient systems, nonsmooth optimization, proximal methods

Dean A. Carlson, American Mathematical Society, USA, dac@ams.org
Calculus of variations, optimal control theory, differential games

Marco López Cerdá, Alicante University, Spain marco.antonio@ua.es
Convex analysis, convex optimization, semi-infinite programming, stability in optimization

Benoît Chachuat, Imperial College London, UK, b.chachuat@imperial.ac.uk
Complete search methods for global optimization, numerical methods of dynamic optimization and optimal control, applications in chemical and biological bioprocesses, applications to energy systems

Guang-ya Chen, Chinese Academy of Sciences, chengy@amss.ac.cn
Vector optimization, vector variational inequality

Felix L. Chernousko, Russian Academy of Sciences, chern@ipmnet.ru
Optimal control, methods of control for nonlinear dynamical systems, set-membership methods of control and estimation for uncertain systems, control and optimization of robotic systems

Kyung K. Choi, University of Iowa, USA, kyung-choi@uiowa.edu
Design sensitivity analysis, reliability-based optimal design

Jyh-Horng Chou, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan, choujh@kuas.edu.tw
Artificial intelligence, information technology and system integration, system modeling and simulation, system dynamics and control

Bruce A. Conway, University of Illinois, USA, bconway@illinois.edu
Numerical methods for optimal control, differential games, spacecraft and aircraft flight applications

Martin Corless, Purdue University, USA, corless@ecn.purdue.edu
Deterministic uncertain systems, robust control, stability

Richard W. Cottle, Stanford University, USA, rwc@stanford.edu
Complementarity systems, mathematical programming, nonlinear optimization

Jean-Pierre Crouzeix, Blaise Pascal University, France, jp.crouzeix@isima.fr
Convex analysis, theory and algorithms, generalized convexity and monotonicity, variational inequalities and equilibrium problems, consumer theory

Bernard Dacorogna, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, bernard.dacorogna@epfl.ch
Calculus of variations (vectorial problems, relaxation, non-convex problems), quasiconvex analysis (quasiconvex, polyconvex and rank one convex functions), partial differential equations (implicit type, prescribed Jacobian equation, pullback equation)

Aris Daniilidis, University of Chile, arisd@dim.uchile.cl
Variational (nonsmooth) analysis, semialgebraic optimization, gradient dynamical systems, convex analysis

Christophe Deissenberg, University of the Mediterranean and GREQAM, France, christophe.deissenberg@univmed.fr
Agent-based modeling, complexity, computational economics, applications to economic policy-making and environmental economics

Gianni Di Pillo, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy, dipillo@dis.uniroma1.it
Nonlinear programming, penalty methods, augmented Lagrangian methods

Alberto d'Onofrio, International Prevention Research Institute, Italy, alberto.donofrio@i-pri.org
Mathematical medicine and biology, systems biology

Asen L. Dontchev, University of Michigan, USA, dontchev@umich.edu
Variational analysis, regularity, perturbations and approximations in variational problems, well posedness, sensitivity, optimal control of ODEs, singular perturbations, discrete approximations, numerical methods in optimal control (ODE)

Irinel Dragan, University of Texas at Arlington, USA, dragan@uta.edu
Cooperative TU games (transferable utility gamers), Shapley value, potentials, nucleolus, semivalues, inverse problems

Jalil M. Fadili, ENSICAEN-Normandie University, France, jalal.fadili@ensicaen.fr
Nonsmooth optimization, operator splitting algorithms, applications in signal/image processing

Gustav Feichtinger, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, gustav@eos.tuwien.ac.at
Modeling terror and counter-terror, violence, corruption models, illicit drug control, social interactions and resulting nonlinearities

Fabián Flores-Bazán, University of Concepción, Chile, fflores@ing-mat.udec.cl
Vector optimization, complementarity problems, nonconvex optimization, theorems of the alternative, optimality conditions

Christodoulos A. Floudas, Princeton University, USA, floudas@princeton.edu
Global optimization, mixed-integer nonlinear optimization, computational biology

Helene Frankowska, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France, helene.frankowska@imj-prg.fr
Nonlinear control theory, differential inclusions, set-valued analysis, viability theory, Hamilton-Jacobi equations

Emilio Frazzoli, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, frazzoli@mit.edu
Planning and control of mobile cyber-physical systems with a particular emphasis on autonomous vehicles, mobile robotics

Masao Fukushima, Nanzan University, Japan, fuku@nanzan-u.ac.jp
Nonlinear programming, variational inequalities, complementarity problem

Ilio Galligani, University of Bologna, Italy, serra@dm.unibo.it
Numerical aspects of optimization, especially for the quadratic case; algorithms for the solution of equations in finite dimensional spaces

Roland Glowinski, University of Houston, USA, roland@math.uh.edu
Calculus of variations, control of distributed parameter systems, variational inequalities, inverse problems, alternating direction methods of multipliers

Weibo Gong, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA, gong@ecs.umass.edu
Stochastic processes, network algorithms, Monte Carlo methods

Lars Grüne, University of Bayreuth, Germany, lars.gruene@uni-bayreuth.de
Model predictive control, dynamic programming, Hamilton-Jacobi equations

Nicolas Hadjisavvas, University of Aegean, Greece, nhad@aegean.gr
Optimality conditions, calculus of variations, equilibruim problems

René Henrion, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, Germany, henrion@wias- berlin.de
Stochastic optimization: theory, applications and numerics; theoretical nonsmooth optimization: generalized differential calculus, Lipschitz stability of multifunctions

Roland Herzog, Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany, roland.herzog@mathematik-tu-chemnitz.de
Numerical optimization

Michael Hinze, University of Hamburg, Germany, michael.hinze@uni-hamburg.de
PDE constrained optimization (algorithms, discrete concepts), flow control, control of multiphysics systems

Mimmo Iannelli, University of Trento, Italy, mimmo.iannelli@unitn.it
Evolution equations, biological modelling, population biology

Alexander D. Ioffe, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, ioffe@math.technion.ac.il
Nonsmooth optimization, theory of fans, duality

Alfredo Noel Iusem, IMPA, Brazil, iusp@impa.br
Convex optimization, convex analysis, nonsmooth optimization

Alexey Feridovich Izmailov, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation izmaf@ccas.ru
Numerical methods in optimization theory (complementary problems, Newton-type methods)

Dario Izzo, European Space Agency, The Netherlands, Dario.Izzo@esa.int
Mathematical methods in aerospace engineering

Johannes Jahn, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, jahn@am.uni-erlangen.de
Vector optimization, duality and its applications

V. Jeyakumar, University of New South Wales, Australia, v.jeyakumar@unsw.edu.au
Convex optimization, duality theory and its applications, theorems of the alternative 

Akhtar A. Khan, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA, aaksma@rit.edu
Nonsmooth optimization, numerical optimization, vector and set-valued optimization, variational and quasi-variational inequalities, regularization methods, elasticity imaging, inverse problems, parameter identification, biomathematics

Igor Konnov, Kazan University, Russia, igor.konnov@ksu.ru
Nonlinear optimization, variational inequalities, equilibrium problems

Alexandru Kristály, Universitatea Babes-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca, alexandrukristaly@yahoo.com
Calculus of variations, equilibrium problems, optimization on Riemannian and Finsler manifolds, variational inequalities

Pierre Ladevèze, École Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France, ladeveze@lmt.ens-cachan.fr
Reduced models, verification, composite optimization

Irena Lasiecka, University of Memphis, USA, lasiecka@memphis.edu
Control theory and optimization of PDE systems, long time behavior and stabilization of nonlinear infinite dimensional dynamics, control and optimization of coupled PDE's with an interface, calculus of variations

Byung-Soo Lee, Kyungsung University, Korea, bslee@ks.ac.kr
Nonlinear optimization, vector variational inequalities, vector optimization

George Leitmann, University of California, Berkeley, USA, gleit@berkeley.edu
Sufficient conditions, robust control, deterministic uncertainty, equivalent problem approach, avoidance control

Günter Leugering, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, leugering@am.uni-erlangen.de
Optimal control (preferable in the PDE context), optimization with PDE constraints, shape optimization

Guoyin Li, University of New South Wales, Australia, g.li@unsw.edu.au
Optimization under uncertainty, numerical optimization, semidefinite programming, nonsmooth analysis and variational analysis, convex and functional analysis, global optimization

Dinh The Luc, University of Avignon, France, dtluc@univ-avignon.fr
Vector optimization, applications to economics

David G. Luenberger, Stanford University, USA, luen@stanford.edu
Mathematical economics, optimization and finance

Konstantin A. Lurie, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA, klurie@wpi.edu
Calculus of variations, optimal material design, dynamic materials

Giulio Maier, Technical University of Milan, Italy, giulio.maier@polimi.it
Optimization problems and complementarity systems arising in elasto-plastic behaviour of structures

Olvi L. Mangasarian, University of Wisconsin, USA, olvi@cs.wisc.edu
Mathematical programming, machine learning, data mining, classification, support vector machines

Patrice Marcotte, University of Montréal, Canada, marcotte@iro.umontreal.ca
Finite dimensional variational inequalities and equilibrium programming, bilevel optimization, mathematical programs with equilibrium constraints, and network optimization

Alexander Martin, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, alexander.martin@math.uni-erlangen.de
Discrete optimization, mixed-integer linear and nonlinear programming, energy network optimization

Juan Enrique Martinez Legaz, Barcelona Autonomous Univeristy, Spain, JuanEnrique.Martinez.Legaz@uab.cat
Convex analysis, abstract convexity, monotone operator theory and mathematical economics

Horst Martini, Technical University Chemnitz, Germany, horst.martini@mathematik.tu-chemnitz.de
Combinatorial optimization, classical geometry, convex geometry

Antonino Maugeri, University of Catania, Italy, maugeri@dmi.unict.it
Variational inequalities, calculus of variations, scalar and set-valued optimization

David Q. Mayne, Imperial College of Science and Technology, UK, d.mayne@imperial.ac.uk
Nonlinear control, model predictive control, robust control

Kenneth D. Mease, University of California at Irvine, USA, kmease@uci.edu
Optimization, optimal control, flight guidance

Negash G. Medhin, North Carolina State University, USA, ngmedhin@math.ncsu.edu
Deterministic and stochastic control, differential games, continuous/discrete optimization

Alexander Mitsos, RWTH Aachen University, alexander.mitsos@avt.rwth-aachen.de
Global optimization, bilevel programs, semi-infinite programs, process optimization, parametric optimization

Boris S. Mordukhovich, Wayne State University, USA, boris@math.wayne.edu
Variational analysis, nonsmooth optimization, optimal control, economic applications

Zenon Mróz, Polish Academy of Sciences, zmroz@ippt.gov.pl
Shape optimization, topology optimization, sensitivity analysis, inverse problems, thermomechanical design

Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida, USA, zuhair.nashed@ucf.edu
Optimization methods for inverse and ill-posed problems, Newton-like methods for singular or nonsmooth problems, differential calculus in infinite dimensional spaces, nonsmooth and semi-smooth analysis, cones of tangents, approximation methods for variational inequalities

Sandor Z. Németh, The University of Birmingham, UK, nemeths@maths.bham.ac.uk
Convex optimization, fixed point theorems, equilibrium problems, metric projections, nonlinear programming, optimization on Riemannian manifolds, ordered vector spaces, heuristic optimization

Yurii Nesterov, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, yurii.nesterov@uclouvain.be
Convex optimization, online optimization, huge-scale optimization, structural optimization, complexity bounds, fast gradient methods, interior-point methods, coordinate-descent methods, second-order methods, smoothing techniques

Evgeni A. Nurminski, Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russianurmi@dvo.ru
Convex analysis and optimization, stochastic optimization, large-scale linear optimization, equilibrium and fixed point computation, applications in transportaion, routing

Hans J. Oberle, University of Hamburg, Germany, oberle@math.uni-hamburg.de
Numerical methods for optimal control of ODEs, nonsmooth optimal control, applications in engineering

Nikolai Osmolovski, University of Technology and Humanities in Radom, Poland, osmolovski@uph.edu.pl
Calculus of variations, optimal control, Pontryagin's maximum principle, extremal, weak minimum, strong minimum, second order optimality conditions, quadratic form, critical cone, Jacobi condition, Riccati equation, bang-bang control, state constraint, mixed constraint

Jamal Ouenniche, University of Edinburgh, jamal.ouenniche@ed.ac.uk
Optimization, metaheuristics, routing and scheduling of vehicles, inventory management, production planning and scheduling, performance evaluation of competing units, data envelopment analysis

Panos M. Pardalos, University of Florida, USA, pardalos@ufl.edu
Nonconvex and discrete optimization, biomedical applications, data mining and data analysis, energy systems

Juan Parra, Miguel Hernández University of Elche, Spain, parra@umh.es
Parametric optimization, semi-infinite programming, and convex optimization

Michael Patriksson, Chalmers University of Technology and Gothenburg University, Sweden, mipat@chalmers.se
Algorithm theory of nonlinear optimization, convex optimization, decomposition methods

Glaucio H. Paulino, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, paulino@gatech.edu
Structural optimization, topology optimization, homogenization, multiscale methods

Hans Josef Pesch, University of Bayreuth, Germany, hans-josef.pesch@uni-bayreuth.de
Optimal control of ordinary and partial differential equations, numerical methods for optimal control, real-time near optimal control, applications in engineering

Olivier Pironneau, Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, UMR 7598, Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions (LJLL), olivier.pironneau@upmc.fr
Calculus of variations, partial differential equations, optimal control, variational analysis, shape optimization, optimal design implementation methods

Boris T. Polyak, Russian Academy of Sciences, boris@ipu.rssi.ru
Linear control, robustness, convex, optimization, randomized methods

Andrey Polyakov, Inria Lille-Nord Europe, France, andrey.polyakov@inria.fr
Optimal control. set-theoretic methods of control and estimation, non-asymptotic estimation and control

Mauro Pontani, University of Rome "La Sapienza," Italy, Mauro.pontani@uniroma1.it
Deterministic and stochastic optimization methods, differential games

Florian Potra, University of Maryland, USA, potra@math.umbc.edu
Interior-point, complementarity problems, super-linear convergence, Newton's method

Liqun Qi, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China maqilq@inet.polyu.edu.hk
Lagrange multipliers, tensor analysis in optimization, Karush-Kuhn-Tucker conditions

Jörg Rambau, University of Bayreuth Germany, Joerg.Rambau@uni-bayreuth.de
(Integer) linear programming, polyhedral theory, stochastic (integer) linear programming, Markov decision problems and dynamic programming, online optimization and competitive analysis, discrete-time supply chain management and inventory control, sports, discrete-time dynamics and control of finite influence systems (like opinions), transport logistics, telecommunications

Anil Rao, University of Florida, USA, anilvrao@ufl.edu
Optimal control, nonlinear optimization

Julian P. Revalski, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, revalski@math.bas.bg
Variational principles in optimization; stability and well-posedness in optimization and variational problems, convex analysis

Stephen M. Robinson, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, smrobins@wisc.edu
Nonlinear optimization, generalized systems, variational analysis, complementarity problems

Terry Rockafellar, University of Washington, USA, rtr@math.washington.edu
Convex analysis, nondifferentiable optimization, variational analysis

Johannes O. Royset, Naval Postgraduate School, USA, joroyset@nps.edu
Stochastic optimization, semi-infinite programming, minimax problems, engineering applications, military operations research

Ryan P. Russell, University of Texas at Austin, USA, ryan.russell@utexas.edu
Astrodynamics, low-thrust spacecraft trajectory optimization and mission design

Anita Schöbel, Georg August University Göttingen, Germany, schoebel@math.uni-goettingen.de
Discrete optimization including integer programming and applications; robust optimization; mathematical methods of traffic planning; location theory

Ole Sigmund, Technical University of Denmark, sigmund@mek.dtu.dk
Optimization in (structural) Engineering

Jan Sokołowski, Université de Lorraine, France, jan.sokolowski@univ-lorraine.fr
Shape optimization in solid and fluid mechanics, topology optimization, shape gradient, shape Hessian, topological derivative, material growth, optimum design, numerical methods of structural optimization, modeling and optimization in solid mechanics, compressible Navier-Stokes equations, contact problems in elasticity, optimal control for elliptic problems, level set method in shape optimization

Jason L. Speyer, University of California at Los Angeles, USA, speyer@seas.ucla.edu
Stochastic and deterministic optimal control and estimation with application to aerospace systems; guidance, flight control, and flight mechanics

Dušan M. Stipanovic, University of Illinois a Urbana-Champaign, USA, dusan@illinois.edu
Differential games, Lyapunov stability of nonlinear systems, optimal control, collision avoidance

Alexander Strekalovsky, The Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, strekal@icc.ru
Nonconvex optimization, nonconvex optimal control, local search, global optimality conditions, global search theory

Marcin Studniarski, University of Lódz, Poland, marstud@math.uni.lodz.pl
Nonsmooth analysis, higher-order optimality conditions in mathematical programming

Christiane Tammer, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, christiane.tammer@mathematik.uni-halle.de
Minimal point theorems and variational principles, variational inequalities, vector optimization, regularization methods, inverse problems, Lagrange multiplier rules, duality theory, approximation theory, locational analysis, robustness

Marc Teboulle, Tel-Aviv University, Israel, teboulle@post.tau.ac.il
Convex optimization, quadratic nonconvex optimization, duality, nondifferentiable optimization algorithms, semi- definite programming

Kok Lay Teo, Curtin University, Australia,
K.L.Teo@curtin.edu.au
Control theory, optimal control computation

Michel Théra, University of Limoges, France, michel.thera@unilim.fr
Optimality conditions, variational analysis, multifunctional optimization, variational inequalities

Lionel Thibault, University of Montpellier II, France, thibault@math.univ-montp2.fr
Nonsmooth analysis, set-valued analysis, convex analysis, differential inclusions

V. M. Tikhomirov, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation vmtikh@googlemail.com
Theory of optimization

Francis Tin-Loi, The University of New South Wales, Australia, f.tinloi@unsw.edu.au
MP applications, complementarity, mathematical programs with equilibrium constraints

Kaoru Tone, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan, tone@grips.ac.jp
Data envelopment analysis, productive efficiency, production frontier estimation, production possibility set

Nizar Touzi, École Polytechnique, France, nizar.touzi@polytechnique.edu
Stochastic control, backward SDEs and path-dependent PDEs, probabilistic numerics for control, financial mathematics

Emmanuel Trélat, University of Pierre and Marie Curie, France, emmanuel.trelat@upmc.fr
Optimal control: theory and numerics, geometric control, control of partial differential equations, stabilization, numerical analysis

Roberto Triggiani, University of Memphis, USA, rtrggani@memphis.edu
Optimal control; min-max game theory; Riccati equations; control theoretic properties (controllability, stabilization) of PDEs and coupled PDEs problems, inverse problems for PDEs

Levent Tunçel, University of Waterloo, Canada, ltuncel@math.uwaterloo.ca
Convex relaxations, duality theory, semidefinite programming, combinatorial optimization, theory and algorithms for convex optimization, interior-point methods, complexity analysis, convex algebraic geometry

Firdaus E. Udwadia, University of Southern California, USA, fudwadia@usc.edu
Computational methods, control of nonlinear ordinary differential equations, applied mathematics, control theory

Stefan Ulbrich, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, ulbrich@mathematik.tu-darmstadt.de
Nonlinear optimization, PDE-constrained optimization, optimal control, large scale optimization, multilevel methods

Kyriakos G. Vamvoudakis, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, kyriakos@ece.ucsb.edu
Optimal control, adaptive control, multi-agent optimization, game theory, Hamilton-Jacobi equations, reinforcement learning, approximate dynamic programming

Paolo Vannucci, University of Versailles and Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France, paolo.vannucci@uvsq.fr
Structural optimization, genetic algorithms, composite materials, anisotropic laws, shape optimization

Vladimir M. Veliov, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, veliov@tuwien.ac.at
Theory and numerical methods for optimal control; ODEs, age-structured systems; economic dynamics; population dynamics; epidemiology

Boris Vexler, Technical University of Munich, Germany, vexler@ma.tum.de
Optimization and optimal control with PDEs (partial differential equations): theory, Numerics, finite element discretization, error estimates

Shouyang Wang, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science Chinese Academy of Sciences, People's Republic of China, sywang@amss.ac.cn
Vector optimization, financial optimization, multiple level programming, game theory with multiple criteria, network optimization

Gerhard J. Woeginger, RWTH Aachen, Germany, woeginger@cs.rwth-aachen.de
Discrete optimization, complexity theory, approximation algorithms, networks and graphs, scheduling

Nobuo Yamashita, Kyoto University, Japan, nobuo@i.kyoto-u.ac.jp
The unconstrained minimization, the least-squares problem, complementarity problems, Newton-type methods, the Levenberg-Marquardt method

Xiaoqi Yang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China, mayangxq@polyu.edu.hk
Nonlinear optimization, variational analysis and vector optimization

Xinmin Yang, Chongqing Normal University, People's Republic of China, xmyang@cqnu.edu.cn
Vector optimization, vector variational inequality, theorems of the alternative, optimality conditions, duality theory, convex analysis

Jen-Chih Yao, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, yaojc@kmu.edu.tw
Convex analysis, optimal control, variational inequalities, and vector optimization

Nguyen Dong Yen, Institute of Mathematics, VAST, Vietnam, ndyen@math.ac.vn
Optimization theory, nonsmooth analysis

Po-Lung Yu, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, yupl@mail.nctu.edu.tw
Convex analysis, nondifferential optimization

Lotfi A. Zadeh, University of California, Berkeley, USA, zadeh@eecs.berkeley.edu
Artificial intelligence; control, intelligent systems and robotics; soft computing; knowledge-based systems

Jafar Zafarani, University of Isfahan, Iran, jzaf@sci.ui.ac.ir
Vector optimization, variational inequalities

Constantin Zalinescu, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania, zalinesc@uaic.ro
Convex analysis, nondifferentiable optimization

Qianchuan Zhao, Tsinghua University, China, zhaoqc@tsinghua.edu.cn
Discrete event systems, simulation based optimization, ordinal optimization

Francesco Zirilli, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy, f.zirilli@caspur.it
Continuous optimization, global optimization, optimal control, optimization applied to science and engineering

Enrique Zuazua, Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Spain, zuazua@bcamath.org
Partial differential equations, control, stabilization, numerical analysis

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