Tamás Terlaky
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Lehigh University
200 West Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA

Past Editors-in-Chief:
Angelo Miele (founding editor, 1967-2009), Aero-Astronautics Group, Rice University, USA
Franco Giannessi (2010-2020), Department of Mathematics, University of Pisa, Italy
David G. Hull (2010-2018), Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Bruce A. Conway (2019-2020), Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana, USA

Area Editors:
Xiaojun Chen
, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China, xiaojun.chen@polyu.edu.hk
Stochastic Equilibrium Problems, Nonsmooth, nonconvex optimization

Gabriele Eichfelder, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany, gabriele.eichfelder@tu-ilmenau.de
Multi-objective and vector optimization, global optimization

Jason Hicken, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, hickej2@rpi.edu
Aerodynamic shape optimization, multidisciplinary design optimization, PDE-constrained optimization, computational fluid dynamics

Martine Labbé, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, mlabbe@ulb.ac.be
Discrete and mixed-integer optimization 

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

Peter Richtárik, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, peter.richtarik@kaust.edu.sa
Optimization and Machine Learning

Claudia Alejandra Sagastizábal, IMECC-Unicamp, Brazil, sagastiz@unicamp.br
Nonsmooth optimization, stochastic programming, and variational analysis

Associate Editors:
Suliman Saleh Al-Homidan,  King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

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

Anil Aswani, University of California at Berkeley, USA, aaswani@berkeley.edu
Statistics, machine learning, control systems, bilevel optimization, set-valued analysis

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

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

Lorenz T. Biegler, Carnegie Mellon University, USA, lb01@andrew.cmu.edu

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

Bruno Bouchard, Université Paris-Dauphine,France, bouchard@ceremade.dauphine.fr Stochastic control, backward SDEs, financial mathematics

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

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

Vincenzo Capasso, University of Milan,  Italy vincenzo.capasso@unimi.it 
Optimization Methods, optimal Control and Variational Analysis in the fields: Reaction-diffusion systems, Optimal  control , Regional  control, Epidemics, Population dynamics, Geographical  economics, Environmental pollution, Tumour  growth, Material  science, Shape analysis

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

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

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

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

Moritz M. Diehl, University of Freiburg, Germany, moritz.diehl@imtek.uni-freiburg.de
Optimal control, numerical optimal control, direct methods for optimal control,  model predictive control, nonlinear model predictive control, numerical optimization, embedded optimization, nonlinear

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

Charles Dossal, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, France,dossal@insa-toulouse.fr
Convex optimization; inverse problems, image recovering

Geir Dullerud, University of Illinois at Urbana, USA, dullerud@illinois.edu
Control and Game Theory, Optimization, Hybrid Systems

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

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

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

Fausto Gozzi, LUISS, Italy,  fgozzi@luiss.it
Deterministic optimal control, stochastic optimal control , state constraints in optimal control, dynamic programming, HJB equations, optimality conditions, optimal control problems with infinite dimensional state space, applications to economics, finance and insurance, path dependent equations and their control,  differential games, mean field games, optimal control with McKean-Vlasov dynamics, optimal control in epidemiology

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

Zaid Harchaoui, University of Washington

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

Jason Hicken, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, hickej2@rpi.edu
Simulation-based design, optimization, shape 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

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

Urszula Ledzewicz, Southern Illinois University, USA, ledzew@siue.edu
optimal control theory, singular and bang-bang controls, applications to biomedicine, mathematical modelling of cancer treatments, optimization of cancer therapies

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
Marco Antonio López-Cerdá, U. Alicante, Spain
Russell Luke, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany

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

Paolo Maria Mariano, University of Florence, paolo.mariano@unifi.it
Optimization and Variational Analysis in the following fields: Mechanics of complex materials, Non-equilibrium thermodynamics, Microstructures, Convex analysis in plasticity, Fracture and damage mechanics, Phase transitions, and related phase-field theories

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

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

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

Nguyen Mau Nam,Portland State University, USA, mau.nam.nguyen@pdx.edu
Variational analysis; convex analysis; set-valued analysis; nonsmooth optimization; convex optimization; generalized differentiation; differences of convex functions; DC programming; nonlinear programming; location problem

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

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

Gabriel Peyré, CNRS and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France, gabriel.peyre@ens.fr
Imaging sciences,  Computer vision, Computer graphics,
Image processing, Machine learning, Optimal transport, Inverse problems,
Sparsity, Low rank, Compressed sensing, First order methods, Proximal methods, Deep learning

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

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

Dylan Possamai, Columbia University, USA, dp2917@columbia.edu
Stochastic control, mathematical finance, insurance, backward SDEs, second-order backward SDEs, path-dependent PDEs, numerical methods for PDEs, contract theory, moral hazard, adverse selection.

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

Yannick Privat , Université de Strasbourg, France,  yannick.privat@unistra.fr
Shape optimization, calculus of variations ,optimal control,PDEs,convex analysis, biomathematics,fluid mechanics, controllability, observability, numerics

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

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

Vera Roschina, UNSW Sydney, Australia, vera.roshchina@gmail.com
Convex geometry, conic programming, semidefinite optimization, hyperbolicity cones, projection methods, nonsmooth analysis, generalized differentiation, subdifferential calculus, exhausters, quasi differentials, delta-convex functions, real complexity, condition numbers, computational algebraic geometry, geometry of polytopes, mathematical billiards. 

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

Shoham Sabach, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, ssabach@ie.technion.ac.il
Continuous optimization, convex optimization, rate of convergence, global convergence, non-convex optimization, Bregman distance, proximal methods, Lagrangian methods, splitting methods, bi-level optimization

Ebrahim Sarabi, Miami University, USA, sarabim@miamioh.edu
Variational analysis, subdifferential calculus, second-order generalized differentiation, parametric, optimization, Newtonian methods, augmented Lagrangians, second-order optimality conditions, semi smoothness, amenable compositions, parabolic regularity, critical and noncritical multipliers

Klaus Reiner Schenk-Hoppe’, University of Manchester, UK, klaus.schenk-hoppe@manchester.ac.uk
Financial economics, computational economics, dynamic economic theory, random dynamical systems theory

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

Mihai Sirbu, The University of Texas at Austin, USA,sirbu@math.utexas.edu
Stochastic control, stochastic games, dynamic programming, viscosity solutions, financial mathematic

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

Gabriele Steidl, Institut für Mathematik TU Berlin, Germany, steidl@math.tu-berlin.de Convex analysis, mixture models, optimization on manifolds, splitting methods, image processing, signal processing, deep learning Fourier methods, inverse problems, motion models

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

Ehsan Taheri, Auburn University, USA, etaheri@auburn.edu
Orbital mechanics, trajectory optimization, heuristic & evolutionary algorithms

Xiaolu Tan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China, xiaolu.tan@gmail.com
Stochastic optimal control, optimal stopping, optimal control under constraints, dynamic programming, numerical methods for control problems, numerical methods for nonlinear PDEs, numerical simulation of SDEs, martingale optimal transport, mathematical finance, robust finance

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

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

Francesco Topputo, Politechnico Milano, Italy, francesco.topputo@polimi.it
Space trajectory optimization, autonomous navigation

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

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

Patrizia Trovalusci, University of Rome, Italy, patrizia.trovalusci@uniromal.it
Optimization and Variational Analysis in the following fields: multiscale modelling/homogenization, continua with microstructure, composites, masonry materials and structures, computational methods in mechanics, limit analysis , finite element modeling,  plasticity, damage, structural problems in architecture

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

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, dualit y 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

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

Sergey Evgenevich Zhukovskiy , V. A. Trapeznikov  Institute of Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, S-E-Zhuk@yandex.ru
Metric regularity, covering mappings, coincidence point theorems, fixed point theorems, calculus of variations, variational principles of nonlinear analysis, necessary optimality conditions in mathematical programming, inverse function theorem, implicit function theorem, global homeomorphism theorem, quadratic mappings, selections of set-valued mappings.

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