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The 11th US - Mexico Workshop on Optimization and its Applications

January 8th - 12th, 2018

US & Mexico optimization workshop participants

Workshop Themes

  • Derative-Free Optimization
  • Nonconvex Optimization
  • Machine Learning
  • Large-scale and Stochastic Optimization
  • Complementarity and Integer Programming

Particpants

Amir Ali Ahmadi
Amirali Farid Alizadeh
Serhat Aybat
Albert Berahas
Jose Blanchet
Paul Boggs
Raghu Bollapragada
Richard Byrd
Frank E. Curtis
Alexandre d'Aspremont
Robert Fourer
David M. Gay
Hiva Ghanbari
Philip Gill
Donald Goldfarb
Clovis Gonzaga
Oktay Gunluk
Jorge More
Jorge Nocedal
Alejandra Pena Ordieres
Michael Overton
Daniel P. Robinson
Mohammadreza Samadi
Michael Saunders
Katya Scheinberg
David Shanno
Michael J. Todd
Andreas Waechter
Zaiwen Wen
Stefan Wild
John Wright
Ming Yan
Yinyu Ye
Wotao Yin

Workshop Program

Abstracts

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Presentation Slides

Amirali Farid Alizadeh
Serhat Aybat
Raghu Bollapragada
Richard Byrd
Frank E. Curtis
Alexandre d'Aspremont
Robert Fourer
David M. Gay
Hiva Ghanbari
Philip Gill
Donald Goldfarb
Jorge Nocedal
Michael Overton
Daniel P. Robinson
Mohammadreza Samadi
Michael Saunders
Katya Scheinberg
Michael J. Todd
Andreas Waechter
Stefan Wild
Yinyu Ye
Wotao Yin

Workshop Committee


Katya Scheinberg

Harvey E. Wagner Endowed Chair Professor
Department of Indistrial and Systems Engineering at Lehigh University
katyas@lehigh.edu


Jorge Nocedal
David A. and Karen Richards Sachs Professor
Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
Chair of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
Northwestern University: McCormick School of Engineering
nocedal@ece.northwestern.edu


Oktay Gunluk
Area Head, Mathematical Optimization and Algorithms
T. J. Watson Research Center, IBM
gunluck@us.ibm.com



Garud Iyengar
Department Chair and Professor
The Center for Financial Engineering
Columbia University
garud@ieor.columbia.edu


Zaiwen Wen
Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research (BICMR)
Peking University
wendouble@gmail.com


Wotao Yin
Professor
Department of Mathematics
UCLA
wotaoyin@math.ucla.edu


Workshop on Optimization and Machine Learning

May 18, 2017
Northwestern University

Kellogg Conference Center
340 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611

Conference Agenda including Abstracts for Workshop Speakers and Poster Session Participants

Program Overview

  9:30-10:00am    Breakfast available and brief welcome

10:00-10:30am    John Lafferty

10:30-11:00am    Aravindan Vijayaraghavan

11:00-11:30am    Srinadh Bhojanapalli

11:30-12:00pm    Rina Foygel Barber

  12:00-1:30pm    Lunch (Room 440/540)

    1:30-2:00pm    Rob Nowak

    2:00-2:30pm    Becca Willet

    2:30-3:00pm    Break

    3:00-3:30pm    Prasanna Balaprakash

    3:30-4:00pm    Jorge Nocedal

    4:00-5:30pm    Poster Session

            6:00pm    Dinner at Quartino's

Workshop Committee Members

Mihai Anitescu, Argonne National Laboratory
Jim Luedtke, University of Wisconsin- Madison   
Dave Morton, Northwestern University