Editors

Editors-in-Chief:

Marco Lübbecke
RWTH Aachen University
Chair of Operations Research
52072 Aachen Germany
marco.luebbecke@rwth-aachen.de

Panos M. Pardalos
University of Florida
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Gainesville, FL 32611 USA
pardalos@ise.ufl.edu

Managing Editor:

Ilias S. Kotsireas
Wilfrid Laurier University
Department of Physics and Computer Science
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5 Canada
ikotsire@wlu.ca

Associate Editors:

Claire S.J. Adjiman; Imperial College, United Kingdom
c.adjiman@imperial.ac.uk
global optimization; mathematical programming

Laura Albert; University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States
laura.albert@wisc.edu
discrete optimization problems; homeland security; disasters; emergency response; public services and healthcare

Daniel Aloise; Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
aloise@gmail.com
data science; big data; optimization; mathematical programming

M. Hadi Amini; Florida International University, United States
amini@cs.fiu.edu
theoretical learning and optimization algorithms; distributed algorithms; sensor networks; interdependent networks; cyberphysical resilience; energy systems; transportation electrification

Charles Audet; Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
charles.audet@gerad.ca
blackbox optimization; global optimization; bilevel, quadratic, bilinear, and integer programming

Adil Bagirov; Federation University, Australia
a.bagirov@ballarat.edu.au
non-smooth analysis; global optimization; optimization of water distribution systems; computational intelligence

Baski Balasundaram; Oklahoma State University, United States
baski@okstate.edu
combinatorial optimization; theory, algorithms, computation, graph theory in complex networks

Maude Josée Blondin; University of Florida, United States
maude.blondin@ufl.edu
control; optimization; robotics engineering

Ernesto G. Birgin; University of São Paulo, Brazil
egbirgin@ime.usp.br
linear and nonlinear programming; numerical optimization; computational differentiation; combinatorial optimization

Apostolos Burnetas; University of Athens, Greece
aburnetas@math.uoa.gr
operations research; adaptive operation and experimentation under uncertainty; stochastic modeling; production and service management

Sergiy Butenko; Texas A & M University, United States
butenko@tamu.edu
global and discrete optimization; network-based data mining; analysis of biological and social networks; wireless ad hoc and sensor networks; energy

Ismet Esra Buyuktahtakin-Toy; New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States
ismet.e.buyuktahtakin-toy@njit.edu
optimization; mixed-integer programming; dynamic programming; OR applications in healthcare, environment, and sustainability

Valentina Cacchiani; University of Bologna, Italy
valentina.cacchiani@unibo.it
integer linear programming models; exact and heuristic algorithms for NP-hard problems

Ignacio Castillio; Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
icastillo@wlu.ca
manufacturing and service operations and logistics; sustainable and closed-loop supply chain management

W. Art Chaovalitwongse; University of Arkansas, United States
artchao@uark.edu
data analytics; machine learning; optimization; medical imaging and signal processing; medical decision making

Altannar Chinchuluun; National University of Mongolia, Mongolia
altannarc@gmail.com
optimization; network design problems; data mining with biomedical applications; computational finance

Tibor Csendes; The University of Szeged, Hungary
csendes@inf.u-szeged.hu
global optimization; reliable numerical procedures; interval mathematics

Aris Daniilidis; Universidad de Chile, Chile
arisd@dim.uchile.cl
variational analysis; optimization

Ioannis Demetriou; University of Athens, Greece
demetri@econ.uoa.gr
data smoothing by divided differences; applications to science, engineering, and economics

Ding Z. Du; The University of Texas at Dallas, United States
dzdu@utdallas.edu
design and analysis of approximation algorithms for combinatorial optimization; computational biology; communication networks

Matthias Ehrgott; University of Lancaster, United Kingdom
m.ehrgott@lancaster.ac.uk
global optimization; mathematical programming

Michael G. Epitropakis; The Signal Group, Greece
m.epitropakis@gmail.com
global optimization; evolutionary computation; meta-heuristics; operations research; differential evolution

Leah Epstein; University of Haifa, Israel
lea@math.haifa.ac.il
approximation and polynomial time algorithms; scheduling; load balancing; graph problems

Ozlem Ergun; Northeastern University, United States
o.ergun@northeastern.edu
network design; management and collaboration; systems thinking; mathematical modeling in applications with societal impact

Shu-Cherng Fang; North Carolina State University, United States
fang@eos.ncsu.edu
linear and nonlinear programming; fuzzy optimization and decision making; soft computing and heuristic methods; logistics and supply chain management; telecommunication networks and L1 splines

Paola Festa; University of Naples Federico II, Italy
paola.festa@unina.it
combinatorial optimization; stochastic optimization; algorithm design and analysis; mathematical programming; network optimization; operations research models

Dalila B.M.M. Fontes; Universidade do Porto, Portugal
fonts@fep.up.pt
discrete optimization; combinatorial optimization; network problems; scheduling problems; heuristic and metaheuristic algorithms.

János Fülöp; Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
fulop@sztaki.hu
global optimization; nonconvex programming problems with special structure; decision theory

Alfredo Garcia; Texas A&M University, United States
alfredo.garcia@tamu.edu
game theory; dynamic optimization; electricity and communication networks

Joe Geunes; Texas A&M University, United States
geunes@tamu.edu
production and logistics planning; supply chain management; operations research

Ambros Gleixner; Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany
gleixner@zib.de
computational aspects of mixed-integer linear and nonlinear programming

Boris Goldengorin; University of Baltimore, United States
goldengorin@gmail.com
combinatorial optimization; algorithmic proofs of optimality; machine learning

Martin Gomez Ravetti; Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
matrin@dcc.ufmg.br
industrial applications; dynamical systems; complex networks

Chrysanthos E. Gounaris; Carnegie Mellon University, United States
gounaris@cmu.edu
complex decision-making; industrial scheduling; supply-chain optimization; utility network optimization; design of high-performing materials

Ignacio E. Grossmann; Carnegie Mellon University, United States
grossmann@cmu.edu
discrete-continuous optimization; process synthesis; planning and scheduling process systems; mixed-integer programming; global optimization

Akshay Gupte; Clemson University, United States
agupte@clemson.edu
mixed-integer programming; polynomial optimization; polyhedral combinatorics

Nicolas Hadjisavvas; University of the Aegean, Greece
nhad@aegean.gr
mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics; generalized convexity and monotonicity; nonsmooth analysis; vectorial optimization

Eligius Hendrix; Wageningen University, Netherlands
eligius.hendrix@wur.nl
global optimization; evolutionary algorithms; stochastic global optimization; nonlinear optimization; quadratic optimization; modelling of uncertainty in decision models; robustness concept; optimal control application in economics; localization optimization

Lisa Holling; Curtin University, Australia
Lisa.Holling@exchange.curtin.edu.au
global optimization

Jeya Jeyakumar; University of New South Wales, Australia
v.jeyakumar@unsw.edu.au
applied mathematics; calculus of variations; systems theory and control theory; optimization; operations research

Max Klimm; Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
max.klimm@hu-berlin.de
algorithmic game theory; efficient algorithms; operations research; mechanism design

Yuri A. Kochetov; Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Russia
jkochet@math.nsc.ru
discrete location problems; project scheduling problems; bi-level programming; meta-heuristics

Matthias Köppe; University of California, Davis, United States
mkoeppe@math.ucdavis.edu
mathematical optimization; integer programming; computational discrete mathematics

Pavlo Krokhmal; The University of Arizona, United States
pavlo.krokhmal@gmail.com
stochastic optimization; decision making under uncertainty; risk analysis; probabilistic and stochastic combinatorial optimization; financial engineering

Erhun Kundakcioglu; Özyeğin University, Turkey
erhunk@gmail.com
combinatorial optimization; decision-making under uncertainty; large-scale optimization; data mining applications in healthcare analytics and sustainable energy systems

Takahito Kuno; University of Tsukuba, Japan
takahito@cs.tsukuba.ac.jp
global optimization; combinatorial optimization; computational complexity; computational geometry

Dmitri E. Kvasov; University of Calabria, Italy
kvadim@si.dimes.unical.it
continuous global optimization; parallel and infinity computing in numerical analysis

Leo Liberti; Ecole Polytechnique, France
leoliberti@yahoo.com
reformulations in mathematical programming; mixed-integer nonlinear programming; global and combinatorial optimization; distance geometry and bioinformatics; complex industrial systems; sustainable development

Hongcheng Liu; University of Florida, United States
hliu@ise.ufl.edu
high-dimensional learning; stochastic optimization; algorithms; medical decision-making; traffic modeling

Ivana Ljubic; Universität Wien, Austria
ivana.ljubic@univie.ac.at
network design; combinatorial optimization; optimization under uncertainty; mixed-integer nonlinear programming; (meta-)heuristics

Marco Locatelli; University of Parma, Italy
locatelli@di.unito.it
continuous global optimization

Angelo Lucia; The University of Rhode Island, United States
alucia@uri.edu
modeling; simulation; optimization; design and analysis; computational thermodynamics; numerical methods; computation chemistry

Lina Mallozzi; University of Naples Federico II, Italy
mallozzi@unina.it
optimization; game theory

Dmitriy Malyshev; National Research University, Russia
dmalishev@hse.ru
discrete mathematics; combinatorial analysis

Juan Enrique Martínez-Legaz; Universidad de Barcelona, Spain
JuanEnrique.Martinez.Legaz@uab.cat
optimization theory; convex analysis; mathematical economics

Antonino Maugeri; University of Catania, Italy
maugeri@dmi.unict.it
linear and non-linear solutions and elliptic and parabolic systems; inequalities and applications to traffic networks and market and financial equilibrium

Frédéric Messine; Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse, France
frederic.messine@enseeiht.fr
deterministic global optimization; combinatorial optimization; multidimensional scaling

George Michailidis; University of Florida, United States
gmichail@ufl.edu
multivariate analysis and machine learning; computational statistics; change-point estimation; stochastic processing networks; bioinformatics; network tomography; visual analytics; statistical methodology with applications to computer; communications and sensor networks

Kaisa Miettinen; University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Kaisa.Miettinen@jyu.fi
multiobjective optimization and decision support; mathematical programming

Athanasios Migdalas; Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
athmig@ltu.se
optimization of chemical and energy systems; global optimization;bilevel optimization; dynamic optimization

Ruth Misener; Imperial College London, United Kingdom
r.misener@imperial.ac.uk
numerical optimization; algorithms; computational software frameworks

Alexander Mitsos; RWTH Aachen University, Germany
alexander.mitsos@avt.rwth-aachen.de
optimization in chemical and energy systems

Boris Mordukhovich; Wayne State University, United States
aa1086@wayne.edu
variational analysis in optimization and control

Lewis Ntaimo; Texas A&M University, United States
ntaimo@tamu.edu
stochastic integer programming; stochastic optimization with applications to healthcare, manufacturing, wildfire management, and mining

Carlos Oliveira; Amazon, United States
carlosol@amazon.com
combinatorial optimization, mathematical programming, transportation problems, telecommunication problems

Konstantinos E. Parsopoulos; University of Ioannina, Greece
kostasp@cse.uoi.gr
computational optimization; evolutionary algorithms; swarm intelligence

Jun Pei; Hefei University of Technology, China
peijun@hfut.edu.cn
production scheduling; healthcare operations; optimization in manufacturing

Janos Pinter; Lehigh University, United States
jdp416@lehigh.edu
nonlinear optimization; algorithm and software development; engineering and scientific applications

Stratos Pistikopoulos; Texas A&M University, United States
stratos@tamu.edu
optimization and process engineering

Leonidas Pitsoulis; Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
pitsouli@auth.gr
combinatorial optimization; computational optimization; complex networks

Oleg Prokopyev; University of Pittsburgh, United States
prokopyev@engr.pitt.edu
network based optimization; global optimization; convex and linear optimization

Themistocles M. Rassias; National Technical University of Athens, Greece
trassias@math.ntua.gr
nonlinear analysis; global analysis; approximation theory; functional analysis; functional equations and inequalities and their applications.

Varvara Rasskazova; National Research University, Russia
varvara.rasskazova@mail.ru
global optimization

Peruvemba Sundaram Ravi; Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
pravi@wlu.ca
scheduling; management science; supply chain management.

Steffen Rebennack; Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
steffen.rebennack@kit.edu
stochastic optimization/stochastic programming; power systems modeling and optimization; decomposition methods; large-scale optimization; global optimization; mixed-integer nonlinear optimization and programming

Mauricio G.C. Resende; Amazon, United States
mauricio.g.c.resende@gmail.com
combinatorial optimization; design and analysis of algorithms;graph theory; mathematical programming; metaheuristics; network flows; network design; operations research modeling; parallel computing

Jean-Philippe Richard; University of Minnesota, United States
jrichar@umn.edu
integer and mixed-integer linear programming; application of these techniques in medicine, transportation, infrastructure protection

Nikolaos Sahinidis; Carnegie Mellon University, United States
sahinidis@cmu.edu
optimization in biology, chemistry, medicine, and engineering

Pierre Schaus; Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
pierre.schaus@uclouvain.be
constraint programming; discrete optimization; data mining and machine learning

Fabio Schoen; University of Firenze, Italy
fabio.schoen@unifi.it
global optimization

Yaroslav D. Sergeyev; University of Calabria, Italy
yaro@si.deis.unical.it
numerical analysis; global optimization; infinity computing and calculus

Thomas C. Sharkey; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States
sharkt@rpi.edu
mathematical programming; network algorithms; combinatorial and computational optimization; supply chain logistics; demand allocation based supply chain optimization models; nonlinear network design problems.

Ruey-Lin Sheu; National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
rsheu@mail.ncku.edu.tw
nonconvex quadratic programming; global optimization; linear and nonlinear optimization; large scale optimization; stochastic optimization; logistics and transportation; telecommunication network planning

Dimitris E. Simos; SBA Research, Austria
DSimos@sba-research.org
combinatorial optimization; combinatorial designs;error correcting codes

Anthony Man-Cho So; The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
manchoso@se.cuhk.edu.hk
optimization methods for high dimensional statistics

Mohit Tawarmalani; Purdue University, United States
mtawarma@purdue.edu
global optimization and engineering;optimization and business analytics

Kok Lay Teo; Curtin University, Australia
k.l.teo@curtin.edu.au
optimal control; optimal filter design

Pascal Van Hentenryck; Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
vanhentenryckpascal@gmail.com
artificial intelligence; data science;operations research with applications to mobility and energy systems

Michael N. Vrahatis; University of Patras, Greece
vrahatis@math.upatras.gr
global optimization; numerical methods and algorithms; artificial neural networks

Karl Tapio Westerlund; Åbo Akademi University, Finland
twesterl@abo.fi
process systems engineering; large scale optimization in engineering and science

Henry Wolkowicz; University of Waterloo, Canada
hwolkowicz@uwaterloo.ca
optimization in finite dimensional and abstract spaces; linear, nonlinear and semidefinite programming; matrix eigenvalue problems; numerical analysis of algorithms

Weili Wu; The University of Texas at Dallas, United States
weiliwu@utdallas.edu
optimization and wireless networking; robust and scalable algorithms

Xiaochen Xian; University of Florida, United States
xxian@ufl.edu
big data analytics, systems informatics; applications in manufacturing, healthcare, traffic

Panos Xidonas; ESSCA École de Management, France
panos.xidonas@essca.fr
portfolio theory; risk management; multicriteria analysis; decision support systems

Zelda Zabinsky; University of Washington, United States
zelda@uw.edu
global optimization with uncertainty; optimization and meta-control; simulation optimization

Anatoly Zhigljavsky; Cardiff University, United Kingdom
ZhigljavskyAA@cardiff.ac.uk
stochastic global optimization; statistic modeling in market research

Xiang Zhong; University of Florida, United States
xiang.zhong@ise.ufl.edu
stochastic modeling and control; data analytics with the application in healthcare, service and production systems

Antanas Žilinskas; Vilnius University, Lithuania
antanas.zilinskas@mii.vu.lt
deterministic global optimization; optimization of biosystems

Julius Žilinskas; Vilnius University, Lithuania
julius.zilinskas@mii.vu.lt
global optimization; optimal design

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