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Optimization and Engineering

Optimization and Engineering

International Multidisciplinary Journal to Promote Optimization Theory & Applications in Engineering Sciences

Editor-in-Chief: Nikolaos V. Sahinidis

ISSN: 1389-4420 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-2924 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11081

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Nikolaos V. Sahinidis, Center for Advanced Process Decision-Making, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Past Editors-in-Chief:

Tamás Terlaky (founding editor, 1999-2012) Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA

Miguel F. Anjos (2013-2017) Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

Subject Editors (Engineering):

Hans Georg Bock, University of Heidelberg, Germany (Robotics)
Stephen Boyd, Stanford University, CA, USA (Electrical Engineering)
Brian T. Denton, University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, MI, USA (Healthcare Engineering)
Ignacio E. Grossmann, Carnegie Mellon University, PA, USA (Chemical & Process Engineering)
Andrew Kusiak, University of Iowa, IA, USA (Industrial & Systems Engineering)
Eva Lee, Georgia Institute of Technology, GA, USA (Biomedical Engineering)
Joaquim R.R.A. Martins, University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, MI, USA (Aerospace Engineering)
Makoto Ohsaki, Kyoto University, Japan (Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering)
Peter J.G. Teunissen, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands (Geosciences)
Stavros A. Zenios, University of Cyprus, Cyprus (Financial Engineering)

Subject Editors (Mathematics):

Shabbir Ahmed, Georgia Institute of Technology, GA, USA (Stochastic Optimization)
Charles Audet, Polytechnique Montreal, QC, Canada (Blackbox and Derivative-Free Optimization)
Oktay Günlük, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, NY, USA (Discrete Optimization)
Kaisa Miettinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland (Multiobjective Optimization)
Panos M. Pardalos, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA (Global Optimization)
Kim-Chuan Toh, National University of Singapore, Singapore (Linear and Conic Optimization)
Michael Ulbrich, Technische Universität München, Germany (PDE-Constrained Optimization and Control)
Robert J. Vanderbei, Princeton University, NJ, USA (Continuous Optimization)

Subject Editor (Invited Tutorials):

Amr S. El-Bakry, ExxonMobil Production Co., TX, USA

Associate Editors (Mathematics):

Hande Benson, Drexel University, PA, USA
Jeff Borggaard, Virginia Tech, VA, USA
Emilio Carrizosa, University of Seville, Spain
Juan Carlos De los Reyes, Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Ecuador
Claudia D'Ambrosio, École Polytechnique, France
Andrew R. Conn, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, NY, USA
Chuangyin Dang, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Alexander Engau, University of Colorado, CO, USA
Marina Epelman, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Michel Gendreau, Polytechnique Montréal, QC, Canada
Alejandro Jofré, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Alan King, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, NY, USA
Ekaterina A. Kostina, Heidelberg University, Germany
Jon Lee, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Frauke Liers, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Ruth Misener, Imperial College London, UK
John E. Mitchell, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA
Yurii Nesterov, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), Belgium
René Pinnau, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany
Florian Potra, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD, USA
Michael Saunders, Stanford University, CA, USA
Henry Wolkowicz, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada
Hiroshi Yabe, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Ya-xiang Yuan, Chinese Academy of Science, PR China
Shuzhong Zhang, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
Luis F. Zuluaga, Lehigh University, PA, USA

Associate Editors (Engineering):

Mark A. Abramson, Utah Valley University, UT, USA
John W. Bandler, McMaster University, ON, Canada
Laleh Behjat, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
Kankar Bhattacharya, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada 
Lorenz T. Biegler, Carnegie Mellon University, PA, USA
Nikolai Bolotnik, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Felix L. Chernousko, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Andrea Consiglio, University of Palermo, Italy
Peter Feldmann, D.E. Shaw Research, NY, USA
Michel Gamache, Polytechnique Montréal, QC, Canada
Steven Gorelick, Stanford University, CA, USA
Jun-ya Gotoh, Chuo University, Japan
José N. Herskovits, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Woo Chang Kim, KAIST, South Korea
Michael Kokkolaras, McGill University, QC, Canada
Roy Kwon, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
Manfred Morari, ETH-Zürich, Switzerland
John M. Mulvey, Princeton University, NJ, USA
Arvind U. Raghunathan, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, MA, USA
Kouroush Marjani Rasmussen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Christine A. Shoemaker, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Sauleh Siddiqui, Johns Hopkins University, MD, USA
Scott Sloan, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Kok Lay Teo, Curtin University, WA, Australia
André Tits, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
Stan Uryasev, University of Florida, FL, USA
Lei Wu, Clarkson University, NY, USA

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    Optimization and Engineering is a multidisciplinary journal; its primary goal is to promote the application of optimization methods in the general area of engineering sciences. We expect submissions to OPTE not only to make a significant optimization contribution but also to impact a specific engineering application.

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    Optimization: All methods and algorithms of mathematical optimization, including blackbox and derivative-free optimization, continuous optimization, discrete optimization, global optimization, linear and conic optimization, multiobjective optimization, PDE-constrained optimization & control, and stochastic optimization. Numerical and implementation issues, optimization software, benchmarking, and case studies.
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