Call for Nominations: Paul Y. Tseng Memorial Lectureship 2018
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 third
time at the International Symposium on Mathematical Programming 2018. 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 2018 Paul Y. Tseng Memorial Lectureship committee are:
- Yu-Hong Dai, AMSS, Chinese Academy of Sciences
- Luis Nunes Vicente, University of Coimbra
- Ya-xiang Yuan, AMSS, Chinese Academy of Sciences
- Shuzhong Zhang, University of Minnesota (Chair)
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:
Professor Shuzhong Zhang
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
University of Minnesota
111 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
All nomination materials must be received by December 31, 2017.
Previous winners of the Tseng Lectureship are listed here. Further
information about the Tseng Lectureship can be found here.