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Jorge Nocedal

David A. and Karen Richards Sachs Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Chair of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences


2145 Sheridan Road
Tech C216
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences


Ph.D. Mathematical Sciences, Rice University, Houston, TX

B.S. Physics, National University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico

Research Interests

Optimization, machine learning, optimal control, software, scientific computing

Selected Publications

  • Nocedal, Jorge; Byrd, Richard H.; Oztoprak, Figen, “An inexact successive quadratic approximation method for L-1 regularized optimization”, Mathematical Programming, (2015)
  • Nocedal, Jorge; Waltz, Richard A.; ztoprak, Figen, “An interior point method for nonlinear programming with infeasibility detection capabilities”, Optimization Methods and Software, (2014)
  • Byrd, Richard H.; Nocedal, Jorge; Waltz, Richard A.; Wu, Yuchen, “On the use of piecewise linear models in nonlinear programming”, Mathematical Programming, (2013)
  • Nocedal, Jorge; Olsen, Peder A.; Oztoprak, Figen; Rennie, Steven J., “Newton-like methods for sparse inverse covariance estimation”, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, (2012)
  • Nocedal, Jorge; Hansen, Samantha, “Second-order methods for L1 regularized problems in machine learning”, ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings, (2012)
  • Byrd, Richard H.; Nocedal, Jorge; Lopez-Calva, Gabriel, “A line search exact penalty method using steering rules”, Mathematical Programming, (2012)
  • J. Luis Morales, J. Nocedal and Y. Wu, “A sequential quadratic programming algorithm with an additional equality constrained phase”, Ima Journal of Numerical Analysis, (2012)
  • Wu, Y.; Byrd, R. H.; Nocedal, J.; Chin, G. M., “Sample Size Selection in Optimization Methods for Machine Learning”, , (2011)