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Past Events

Spring 2020
 
Tuesday February 18, 2020 11:00am
ISE Seminar Series - Andrew Papanicolaou, New York University
"PCA for Implied Volatility Surfaces"
 
Tuesday January 30, 2020 4:30pm
ISE Seminar Series - Elaheh Fata, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Multi-stage and Multi-customer Assortment Optimization with Inventory Constraints"
 
Thursday January 16, 2020 10:45am
ISE Seminar Series - Aida Khajavirad, Rutgers School of Business
"Convexification and Global Optimization of Mixed Integer Nonlinear Optimization Problems"
Fall 2019
 
Wednesday December 11, 2019 4:30pm
ISE Seminar Series - Temitayo Ajayi , Rice University
"Objective Selection for Cancer Treatment: An Inverse Optimization Approach"
 
Monday December 9, 2019 10:45am
ISE Seminar Series - Karmel S. Shehadeh, Carnegie Mellon University
"A Distributionally Robust Optimization Approach for Outpatient Colonoscopy Scheduling"
 
Tuesday December 3, 2019 4:30pm
ISE Seminar Series - Lavanya Marla, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Data-driven Greedy Policies and Information-Relaxation Bounds for Ambulance Location and Deployment"
 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4:30pm
ISE Seminar Series - Kayse Maass, Northeastern University
"A Systems Approach to Disrupting Human Trafficking"
 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 4:30pm
INFORMS Chapter Distinguished Speaker Series - Robert Vanderbei, Princeton University
"The Parametric Self-Dual Simplex Method — A Modern Perspective"
 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 4:30pm
ISE Seminar Series - Miju Ahn, Southern Methodist University
"Learning with Difference-of-Convex Sparsity Functions"
 
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 4:30pm
ISE Seminar Series - Ramteen Sioshansi, The Ohio State University
"Can We Get Market and Regulatory Designs ‘Right’ for Energy Storage?"
 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 4:30pm
ISE Seminar Series - Adam Elmachtoub, Columbia University
"Smart "Predict, then Optimize""
 
Spring 2019
 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Alec Koppel, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
"Policy Search for Reinforcement Learning in Continuous Spaces: Improved Limits and Reduced Variance"
 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Aida Khajavirad (Rutgers & NYU)
"Novel Polyhedral Relaxations for Mixed-Integer Polynomial Optimization Problems"
 
Tuesday, April 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
INFORMS Chapter Distinguished Speaker Series - Stefan Wild, Argonne National Laboratory
"Exploiting Structure in Derivative-Free Nonlinear Optimization to Advance Science and Engineering"
 
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Clément Royer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Nonconvex Optimization via Newton-CG Methods with Complexity Guarantees"
 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - William K. Klimack, Chevron
"Decision Analysis at Chevron"
 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - James Luedtke, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Optimizing Truck Dispatching Decisions in Open-pit Mining using Integer Programming"
 
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - J. Cole Smith, Clemson University
"The Maximum Semicontinuous Flow Problem"
 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Giacomo Nannicini, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
"Fully Polynomial-Time Approximation Schemes for Stochastic Dynamic Programs: Theory and Applications"
 
Fall 2018
 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Andreas Wächter, Northwestern University
"Nonlinear Programming Formulations of Chance-Constraints"
 
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
INFORMS Chapter Distinguished Speaker Series - Gerard Cornuejols, Carnegie Mellon University
"Packing and Covering"
 
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Mert Gürbüzbalaban, Rutgers University
"Momentum Acceleration Under Random Gradient Noise: From Convex to Non-Convex Optimization"
 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Michael Katehakis, Rutgers University
"Reinforcement Learning: Connections Between MDPs and MAB Problems"
 
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Michael L. Overton, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
"Nonsmooth, Nonconvex Optimization: Algorithms and Examples"
 
Spring 2018
 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Krzysztof Choromanski, Google
"Structure is all that you need - Learning Compressed RL Policies Via Orthogonal Gradient Sensing"
 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Henry Lam, Columbia University
"Assessing Solution Quality in Stochastic Optimization with Limited Data"
 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 4:00pm
INFORMS Chapter Distinguished Speaker Series - James Renegar, Cornell University
"A Simple Nearly-Optimal Restart Scheme for Speeding-Up First Order Methods"
 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Matthias Walter, RWTH Aachen University
"Investigating Polyhedra by Oracles"
 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Stefano Coniglio, University of Southampton
"Network Routing Through the Internet as a Stackelberg Game"
 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Bo Zeng, University of Pittsburgh
"Robust and Chance Constrained Optimization in Power and Logistics Systems"
 
Fall 2017
 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Garud Iyengar, Columbia University
"Automatic Event Detection in Basketball"
 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
Spencer C. Schantz Technical Lecture - William J. Cook, University of Waterloo
"Guiding the Cutting-Plane Method"
 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
Spencer C. Schantz Distinguished Lecture Series Presents William J. Cook
"In Pursuit of the Traveling Salesman: Mathematics at the Limits of Computation"
 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Jonathan Eckstein, Rutgers University
"Asynchronous Projective Splitting for Convex Optimization and Monotone Inclusion Problems"
 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Osman Y. Ozaltin, North Carolina State University
"A Branch-and-cut Algorithm for Discrete Bilevel Linear Programs"
 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Oleg Prokopyev, University of Pittsburgh
"Sequential Max-Min Bilevel Linear Programming with Incomplete Information and Learning"
 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Ion Necoara, University Politehnica of Bucharest
"Conditions for Linear Convergence of (Stochastic) First Order Methods"
 
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
INFORMS Chapter Distinguished Speaker Series: Nick Trefethen, University of Oxford
 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Andrew Dorsett, Wolfram Research
"Mathematica 11 in Education and Research"
 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Alejandro Ribeiro, University of Pennsylvania
"High Order Methods in Empirical Risk Minimization"
 
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Giorgio Fasano, Thales Alenia Space
"Solving Non-Standard Packing Problems by Global Optimization and Heuristics"