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Andreas Waechter

Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech E280
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

Email Andreas Waechter

Website

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Departments

Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Education

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh,PA

M.S. Mathematics, University of Cologne, Germany


Research Interests

Large-scale nonlinear continuous optimization; mixed-integer nonlinear optimization; open source software implementation; application of optimization algorithms to industrial and scientific problems


Selected Publications

  • N. Keskar, J. Nocedal, F. ztoprak, A. Wchter, “A second-order method for convex -regularized optimization with active-set prediction”, Optimization Methods and Software, (2016)
  • Travis C. Johnson, Christian Kirches, Andreas Wchter, “An active-set method for quadra tic programming based on sequential hot-starts”, SIAM Journal on Optimization, (2015)
  • Curtis, Frank E.; Huber, Johannes; Schenk, Olaf; Wchter, Andreas, “A note on the implementation of an interior-point algorithm for nonlinear optimization with inexact step computations”, Mathematical Programming, (2012)
  • C. D'Ambrosio, J. Lee, A. Waechter, J. Lee and S. Leyffer, “AN ALGORITHMIC FRAMEWORK FOR MINLP WITH SEPARABLE NON-CONVEXITY”, Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming, (2012)
  • D. O. S. Melville, A. E. Rosenbluth, A. Waechter, M. Millstone, J. Tirapu-Azpiroz, K. Tian, K. Lai, T. Inoue, M. Sakamoto, K. Adam and A. Tritchkov, “Computational lithography: Exhausting the resolution limits of 193-nm projection lithography systems”, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, (2011)
  • Lee, J.; Leyffer, S.; Bonami, P.; Wächter, A., “More Branch-and-Bound Experiments in Convex Nonlinear Integer Programming”, , (2011)
  • Wächter, A.; Schenk, O.; Curtis, F.; Huber, J., “On the Implementation of an Interior-Point Algorithm for Nonlinear Optimization with Inexact Step Computations”, , (2011)
  • Lee, J.; Margot, F.; Wächter, A.; Nannicini, G.; Belotti, P., “A probing algorithm for MINLP with failure prediction by SVM”, Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems, (2011)