Professional Activities

⋄ Associate Editor, Optimization Letters.

⋄ Reviewer for Journal of Heuristics, Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, Journal of Global Opti- mization, Computational Management Science, Optimization Letters, Quantitative Finance, Comput- ers & Industrial Engineering, Hydrological Processes.

⋄ Panelist, NSF (2008, 2009, 2010), DOE (2009, 2011), ASEE (Jan 2011, Feb 2011). ⋄ Program Committee member, 10th International Symposium on Experimental Algorithms (SEA 2011),

May 5-7, 2011, Chania, Greece.

⋄ Program Committee member, 4th Annual International Conference on Combinatorial Optimization and Applications (COCOA’10), December 18-20, 2010, The Big Island, Hawaii.

⋄ International Program Committee member, 6th International Conference on Computational Manage- ment Science, May 1-3, 2009, Geneva, Switzerland.

⋄ Session Chair, “Data Mining Applications”, INFORMS meeting, November 4–7, 2007, Seattle, WA. ⋄ Advisory Committee member, Conference on Systems Analysis, Data Mining and Optimization in

Biomedicine, March 28–30, 2007, Gainesville, FL.

⋄ Organizing Committee member, International Conference on Applied Optimization and Metaheuristic Innovations, July 19-21, 2006, Yalta, Ukraine.

⋄ Advisory Board member, International Conference on Computational Management Science, May 17-19, 2006, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

5⋄ Advisory Board member, International Conference on Computational Management Science, March 31–April 3, 2005, Gainesville, FL.

⋄ Organizing Committee member, Conference on Systems Analysis, Data Mining and Optimization in Biomedicine, February 2–4, 2005, Gainesville, FL.

⋄ Organizer of the invited session “Data Mining in Biomedicine”, INFORMS meeting, October 2004, Denver, CO.

⋄ Organizing Committee member, Conference on Data Mining in Biomedicine, February 16–18, 2004, Gainesville, FL.