P.C. Rossin College of
Engineering and Applied Science

Upcoming Events

The ISE Seminar Series will return in the 2019 Spring Semester.


Past Events

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"
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"
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"
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar Series - Dorit S. Hochbaum, UC Berkeley
"Efficient Optimization Algorithms for Clustering, Image Segmentation, and Data Mining"
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
ISE Seminar - MOSEK Version 8: Improvements and Changes
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
"Stochastic Composition Optimization and Beyond"
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
"The Evolution of Nonlinear Optimization Methods: 1975-2015"
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 4:00pm
"Finding high-quality local minima in derivative-free optimization"
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 4:00pm
"ADMM for Convex Quadratic Programs: Q-Linear Convergence and Infeasibility Detection"
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 4:00pm
"MILP Insights and Algorithms"
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 4:00pm
"Solving large-scale optimization problems under uncertainty and non-convexity for electric power systems"
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 4:00pm
"Distributionally Robust Service Scheduling with Random No-shows and Service Durations"
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 4:00pm
"Dynamic Learning Algorithms for Online Linear/Non-linear Optimization Problems"
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 2:00pm
"Aircraft Wing Design Via Numerical Optimization: Are We There Yet?"
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 10:15am
"Poisson Hail on a Cold/Hot/Mixed ground"
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 4:00pm
"Inventory Control in Assemble-to-Order Systems with Identical Lead Times"
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 4:00pm
"Spatial Optimization: Evolving Analytics, Knowledge and Theory"
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 4:00pm
"Critical Care in Hospitals: When to Introduce a Step Down Unit?"
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 4:00pm
"Financial Storage Rights"
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:00pm
"Mathematical Programming: Turing-completeness and applications to algorithmic analysis"
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 2:30pm
"Parallel Coordinate Descent Methods for Big Data Optimization"
Monday, February 3, 2014 - 2:30pm
"Distributed Optimization and Market Analysis of Networked Systems"
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 2:00pm
"Models and Methods for Managing Uncertainty in Sequential Optimization"
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 2:00pm
"Sampling Massive Datasets in the Internet"
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 4:00pm
"Symmetry in Mathematical Programming: Orbital Shrinking"
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 2:00pm
"Suppliers Compliance with Sustainability Requirements Under Poor Legal Enforcement"
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 4:00pm
"On the Performance of Adaptive Optimization: Theory and Practice"
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 3:00pm
"What's important? Weighted sampling of the Internet"
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 4:00pm
"On the solution of Stochastic Optimization and Variational Problems in Imperfect Information Regimes"
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 2:30pm
"Elementary Algorithms for Solving Convex Optimization Problems"
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 4:00pm
"Analysis of MILP techniques for the Pooling Problem"
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 4:00pm
"Hybridizing Mixed Integer and Constraint Programming"
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 4:00pm
"Sequential Prediction as an Optimization Problem"
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 2:30pm
"Approximate Bayesian inference for simulation and optimization"
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 4:00pm
"On the Discovering of Positively Invariant Sets for Differential Equations via Optimization Methods"
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 4:00pm
"Copositive relaxation beats Lagrangian dual bounds in quadratically and linearly constrained QPs"
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 4:00pm
"The interplay of optimization and randomized linear algebra"
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 4:00pm
"The Bed Managers Dilemma: A Dynamic Bed Assignment Problem"
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 2:00pm
"A nasty cone with nice properties - new issues in Copositive Optimization"
Friday, November 16, 2012 - 2:30pm
"Second Order Methods for Large-Scale Machine Learning"
Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 4:00pm
"Branch-and-cut approaches for chance-constrained formulations of reliable network design problems"
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 4:00pm
"Quadratization of Pseudo-Boolean Functions"
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 4:00pm
"Exact solutions to Linear and Integer Programming problems"
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 2:30pm
"Operations Research and Public Health: A Little Help Goes a Long Way"
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 2:30pm
"Interior Point Methods for Protein Image Alignment"