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Tseng Memorial Lectureship - Call for nominations 2015


Call for Nominations: Paul Y. Tseng Memorial Lectureship 2015

The Mathematical Optimization Society invites nominations for the Paul Y. Tseng Memorial Lectureship in Continuous Optimization. This prize was established in 2011 and was presented for the first time at the Twenty First International Symposium of Mathematical Programming (ISMP) in 2012. 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 Asia-Pacific region.

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.

Nomination Material: The nomination must include a nomination letter of no more than two pages and a short CV of the candidate (no more than two pages, including selected publications). In addition, the nominator should also arrange for 1-2 letters of recommendation. All nomination materials should be sent (preferably in electronic form, as pdf documents) to the chair of the selection committee,

Deadline: All nomination materials must be received by December 31, 2014.

Paul Y. Tseng Memorial Lectureship Committee:

  • Xiaojun Chen, Hongkong Polytechnic University
  • Yu-Hong Dai, AMSS, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Tom Luo, University of Minnesota
  • Yinyu Ye (Chair), Stanford University

Contact Information for Yinyu Ye:

Email: yyye@stanford.edu
Professor Yinyu Ye
Department of Management Science and Engineering
Huang Engineering Center 308
475 Via Ortega
School of Engineering
Stanford University, CA 94305-4121

Previous winners of the Tseng Lectureship are listed here. Further information about the Tseng Lectureship can be found here.