Call for Nominations: Paul Y. Tseng Memorial Lectureship 2021
The Mathematical Optimization Society invites nominations for the Paul Y. Tseng Memorial Lectureship
in Continuous Optimization. This prize was established in 2011 and will be presented for the fourth
time at the International Symposium on Mathematical Programming 2021. The lectureship was established
on the initiative of family and friends of Professor Tseng, with financial contributions to the
endowment also from universities and companies in the Asia-Pacific region. The purposes of the
lectureship are to commemorate the outstanding contributions of Professor Tseng in continuous
optimization and to promote the research and applications of continuous optimization in the
The lectureship is awarded to an individual for outstanding contributions in the area of continuous
optimization, consisting of original theoretical results, innovative applications, or successful
software development. The primary consideration in the selection process is the quality and impact
of the candidate's work in continuous optimization.
See here for more details.
The members of the 2021 Paul Y. Tseng Memorial Lectureship committee are:
- Jim Burke, University of Washington
- Dachuan Xu, Beijing University of Technology
- Liwei Zhang, Dalian University of Technology
The nomination must include a nomination letter of no more than two pages and a short CV of the
candidate (no more than three pages, including selected publications). In addition, the nominator
should also arrange for 1-2 letters of recommendation (no more than two pages). All nomination materials should be sent
(preferably in electronic form, as pdf documents) to:
Professor Zhi-Quan Luo
School of Science and Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
All nomination materials must be received by December 31, 2020.
Previous winners of the Tseng Lectureship are listed here. Further
information about the Tseng Lectureship can be found here.