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Conference Organizer

  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the Workshop on “Complexity Issues for Numerical Optimization” (with S. Vavasis), Cornell Univ. (March 1991).
  • Chairman and Conference Organizer for the Conference on “Recent Advances on Global Optimization” (with C. Floudas), Princeton Univ. (May 1991).
  • Chairman and Conference Organizer for the Conference on “Large Scale Optimization” (with W. Hager & D. Hearn), University of Florida (February 1993).
  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the Workshop on “The Quadratic Assignment Problem” (with H. Wolkowicz), Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS), (May 1993).
  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the Workshop on “Parallel Processing of Discrete Optimization Problems” (with M. Resende and K. G. Ramakrishnan), Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS), (April 1994).
  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the Workshop on “Global Minimization of Nonconvex Energy Functions: Molecular Conformation and Protein Folding” (with D. Shalloway and G. Xue), Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS), (March 1995).
  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the Conference on “State of the Art in Global Optimization: Computational Methods and Applications” (with C.A. Floudas), Princeton University, (April 1995).
  • Chairman and Conference Organizer for the Conference on “Network Optimization” (with W. Hager & D. Hearn), University of Florida (February 1996).
  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the Workshop on “Satisfiability Problems: Theory and Applications” (with DingZhu Du and Jun Gu), Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS), (March 1996).
  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the Workshop on “Semidefinite Programming and Interior-Point Approaches for Combinatorial Optimization Problems” (with H. Wolkowicz), FIELDS Institute (May 15-17, 1996).
  • Chairman and Conference Organizer for the Conference on “Optimal control: theory, algorithms, and applications” (with W. Hager), University of Florida (February 1997).
  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the Workshop on “Network Design: Connectivity and Facilities Location” (with DingZhu Du), Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS), April 28-30, Princeton, March 1997).
  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the Workshop on “Parallel Processing of Discrete Problems” Institute for Mathematics, Minneapolis MN (May 12-16, 1997).
  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the Workshop on “Randomization Methods in Algorithm Design” (with Sanguthevar Rajasekaran and Jose Rolim), Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS), Dec. 12-14, 1997 – Princeton University).
  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the Workshop on “Multichannel Optical Networks: Theory and Practice” (with DingZhu Du and Peng-Jun Wan), Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS), March 16-19, 1998 – DIMACS Center).
  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the “Workshop on Randomized Parallel Computing” (with Sanguthevar Rajasekaran), 12th IEEE International Parallel Processing Symposium (April 3, 1998, Orlando Florida).
  • Chairman and Organizer for the conference on “Combinatorial and Global Optimization”, May 25-29, 1998, Chania, Crete, Greece.
  • Chairman for the “International Symposium on Operations Research and its Applications (ISORA’98)” (with X. Zhang, D.-Z. Du, and G. Yu), Kunming, China, August 20-22, 1998.
  • Chairman and Conference Organizer for the conference on “Approximation and Complexity in Numerical Optimization: Continuous and Discrete Problems” February 28 – March 2, 1999, Center for Applied Optimization, University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Conference Organizer for the conference on “Optimization in Computational Chemistry and Molecular Biology: Local and Global Approaches” (with C. Floudas) (Princeton University, May 7-9, 1999).
  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the Workshop on “Mobile Networks and Computing” (with Badri R. Badrinath, Frank Hsu and Sanguthevar Rajasekaran), Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS), March 25-27, 1999 – DIMACS Center).
  • Conference Organizer for the “Workshop on Global Optimization (GO.99)” (with Marco Locatelli, Reiner Horst, and Fabio Schoen), Firenze, Italy ( Sep 28 – Oct 2, 1999http://www.dsi.unifi.it/go.99)
  • Chairman and Workshop Organizer for the Workshop on “Discrete Mathematical Problems with Medical Applications” (with Ding-Zhu Du and Jie Wang),
    Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS), Dec. 8-10, 1999 – DIMACS Center).
  • Chairman and Organizer for the conference on “Stochastic Optimization: Algorithms and Applications” (with S. Uryasev), February 20-22, 2000, Center for Applied Optimization, University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Organizer for the conference on “Recent advances in non-differentiable optimization” (with N. Shor) May, 15-18 Kyiv, Ukraine (Joint initiative of the V.M. Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and University of Florida).
  • Chairman and Organizer for the conference on “Advances in Convexity and Global Optimization” (with N. Hadjisavas), June 5-9, 2000 – Pythagorion, Samos, Greece.
  • Chairman and Organizer for the workshop on “Cooperative Control and Optimization ” (with R. Murphey), Dec 3 – 5, 2000, Center for Applied Optimization, University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Organizer for the “International Conference on Biocomputing” (with J. Principe and S. Rajasekaran), February 25-27, 2001, Center for Applied Optimization, University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Organizer} for the workshop on “Novel Approaches to Hard Discrete Optimization” (with Kurt Anstreicher, Franz Rendl, Tony Vannelli, and Henry Wolkowicz), April 26-28, 2001, Fields Institute.
  • Chairman and Organizer for the conference on “Optimization and Industry” (with V. Korotkich), July 1-6, 2001, Great Keppel Island, Queensland, Australia.
  • Chairman and Organizer for the workshop on “Cooperative Control and Optimization” (with R. Murphey and S. Butenko), Nov. 12-14, 2001, Center for Applied Optimization, University of Florida. Url: http://www.ise.ufl.edu/cao/cco2001
  • Chairman and Organizer for the workshop on “Supply Chain and E-commerce” (with J. Geunes et al.), Feb 26 – Mar 1, 2002, Center for Applied Optimization, University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Organizer for the “International Conference on Financial Engineering, E-commerce, Suppy Chain, and Strategies of Development (FEES2001),” June 10-12, 2002, Athens.
  • Chairman and Organizer for the “International Conference on Optimization and Optimal Control,” August 13-17, 2002, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the workshop on “Cooperative Control and Optimization” (with R. Murphey and S. Butenko), Dec. 4-6, 2002, Center for Applied Optimization, University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the conference on “Quantitative Neurosciences: Models, Algorithms, Diagnostics, and Therapeutic Applications,” February 5-7, 2003. University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the conference on “Supply Chain Optimization”, February 27 – March 1, 2003. University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the workshop on “Computational Management Science, Economics, Finance, and Engineering,” March 28-30, 2003. Limassol, Cyprus.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “World Congress on Optimization and Economics of Sports,” May 14 – 16, 2003. Barcelona, Spain.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “International Conference on Computational Management Science”, May 27-30, 2003. Almyrida Beach, Chania, Crete, Greece.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “4-th International Conference on Frontiers in Global Optimization”, June 8-12, 2003. Santorini, Greece.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the conference on “Cooperative Control and Optimization”, November 19-21, 2003. Destin, Florida, USA.
  • Chairman and Organizer for the conference on “Data Mining Techniques in Biomedicine”, February 16-18, 2004. University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the conference on “Multiscale Optimization Methods and Applications”, February 26-28, 2004. University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the conference on “3rd Annual Supply Chain Optimization Conference”, February 28 – March 1, 2004. University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the conference on “Computational Management Science Conference and Workshop on Computational Econometrics and Statistics”, April 2-5, 2004. Neuchatel, Switzerland.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the conference on “Robust Optimization-Directed Design”, April 19-21, 2004. University of Florida’s Graduate and Research Center at Shalimar, Florida, USA.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the conference on “High Performance Algorithms and Software for Nonlinear Optimization”, June 18-20, 2004. Island of Ischia, Italy.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the conference on “Cooperative Control and Optimization”, January 20-22, 2005. University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Organizer for the conference “Systems Analysis, Data Mining and Optimization in Biomedicine”, February 2-4, 2005. University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the conference “4rd Annual Supply Chain Optimization Conference”, February 25 – 27, 2005. Cocoa Beach, Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the conference “International Conference on Computational Management Science”, March 31 – April 3, 2005. University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “International Workshop Multilevel Optimization : Algorithms and Applications”, May 15 – 17, 2005. Chania, Crete, Greece.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “International Workshop on Metaheuristics for Large Scale Optimization”, May 19-21, 2005, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “International Conference on Control and Optimization with Industrial Applications”, May 22-25, 2005, Baku, Azerbaijan.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “International Workshop on Optimization in Medicine”, July 20-22, 2005. Coimbra, Portugal.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “International Workshop on Global Optimization”, September 18-22, 2005. Almerà Spain.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the 6th conference on “Cooperative Control and Optimization”, February 1-3, 2006, University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the conference “5th Annual Supply Chain Optimization Conference”, February 25 – 26, 2006, University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the conference “Data Mining, Systems Analysis and Optimization in Neuroscience”, February 15-17, 2006, University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the DIMACS Workshop on “Clustering Problems in Biological Networks”, May 9 – 11, 2006. DIMACS Center, Rutgers University.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the International Conference on “Dynamics of Disasters”, October 5-7, 2006, Athens, Greece.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the Workshop on “Data Mining and Mathematical Programming”, October 10-13, 2006. Centre de recherches mathématiques.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “7th International Conference on Cooperative Control and Optimization”, January 31 – February 2, 2007. University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “6th Annual Florida Supply Chain Conference”, February 16- 17, 2007. University of Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “2nd International Conference on Complementarity, Duality, and Global Optimization in Science and Engineering”, February 28 – March 2, 2007. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “Data Mining, Systems Analysis and Optimization in Biomedicine”, March 28-30, 2007. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “Workshop on Global Optimization: Methods and Applications”, May 11-12, 2007. Fields Institute.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “Power Systems Modeling Conference”, June 5, 2007. Plaza Resort Hotel, Athens, Greece.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “5th International Conference on Advances in Global Optimization: Methods and Applications”, June 13 – 17, 2007. Myconos, Greece.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “2nd International Conference on Optimization and Optimal Control”, July 17 – 20, 2007. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “International Conference on Nonconvex Programming: Local and Global Approaches”, December 17 – 21, 2007. Rouen, France.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “8th International Conference on Cooperative Control and Optimization”, January 30 – February 1, 2008. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “Conference on Computational Neuroscience”, February 20-21, 2008. Gainesville, Florida.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “World Congress on Global Optimization in Engineering and Science”, July 1 – 5, 2008. Hunan, China.
  • Chairman and Co-Organizer for the “International Workshop on Stochastic and Applied Global Optimization (Sago 2008)”, July 19 – 22, 2008. Berg en Dal, South Africa.
  • “World Congress on Global Optimization in Engineering and Science” (July 1 – 5, 2009. Hunan, China) Organized by Shu-Cherng Fang, Chris Floudas, David Yang Gao, Panos M. Pardalos and Shouyang Wang
  • “DIMACS/DyDAn Workshop on Approximation Algorithms in Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks” (22-24 April 2009, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ) Organized by Ding-Zhu Du and Panos Pardalos
  • “Power Systems Modelling 2009” (18-21 March 2009, University of Florida, Gainsville, Florida) Organized by Niko A. Iliadis, Mario Pereira, Luiz-Augusto Barroso, Panos Pardalos and Steffen Rebenneck
  • “International Conference on the Dynamics of Information Systems” (28-30 January 2009, University of Florida, Gainsville, Florida) Organized by Panos Pardalos, Robert Murphey and Michael J. Hirsch
  • “International Conference Discovering, Mining and Managing Complex Agricultural Data” (July 1-3, 2010, Crete, Greece) Organized by Panos M. Pardalos, George Bourakis, and Petraq Papajorgji
  • “International Conference on Biomedical Data & Knowledge Mining: Towards Biomarker Discovery” (July 7 – 9, 2010. Chania, Crete, Greece) Organized by Panos M. Pardalos, Michalis Zervakis and Petros Xanthopoulos
  • “International Conference on Optimization, Simulation and Control” (July 25-28, 2010. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia) Organized by Rentsen Enkhbat, Altannar Chinchuluun, Panos M. Pardalos, Wolfram-M. Lippe and Stratos Pistikopoulos
  • “International Conference on Systems Analysis Tools for Better Health Care Delivery: A New Engineering Health Care Partnership) (March 24 – 26, 2010. Gainesville, Florida) Organized by Panos M. Pardalos and Britta Neugaard
  • “Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change” (February 26 – 28, 2010, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida) Organized by Panos M. Pardaloσ
  • “2nd International Conference on the Dynamics of Information Systems” (February 3-5, 2010, Destin, Florida) Organized by Panos M. Pardalos, Vladimir Boginski, and Robert Murphey

Conference Committees and Advisory Boards

  • Cluster Chairman of “Decision and Support Systems” (ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, Nashville, May 12-15, 1991).
  • Cluster Chairman of “Global Optimization” (ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, Oct. 31- Nov.3, 1993).
  • Cluster Chairman of “Global Optimization” (ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, Boston, April 24 -27, 1994).
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee for the 15th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (University of Michigan, Aug. 15-19, 1994).
  • Member of the Program Committee for the 3th Workshop on Global Optimization (Szeged, Hungary, Dec. 10-14, 1995).
  • Cluster Chairman of “Global Optimization” (INFORMS Joint National Meeting, Atlanta, Nov. 3-6 , 1996).
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee for the 16th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (Lausanne, Aug. 24-29, 1997).
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the DIMACS Workshop on “Network Switching” (July 7-9, 1998 – Princeton).
  • Member of the International Organizing Committee of the “NATO Advanced Research on Workshop Large Scale Computations in Air Pollution Modelling (ENVIR.ARW 971731)”, Sofia, Bulgaria (July 6-10 1998).
  • Program Committee Member of ICCI’96 Conference.
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the “DIMACS Special Year 1996-1997 on Networks”.
  • Member of the Program Committee of the Workshop “Solving Combinatorial Optimization Problems in Parallel” (April 5, 1997 – Geneva, Switzerland).
  • Cluster Chairman of “Global Optimization” (INFORMS Joint National Meeting, Montreal, April 26-29, 1998).
  • Cluster Chairman of “Global Optimization” (INFORMS Joint National Meeting, Seattle, Oct. 25-28, 1998).
  • Member of the International Program Committee of the conference “Third International Conference on DISTRIBUTED COMPUTER COMMUNICATION  NETWORKS (DCCN’99), Theory and Applications” (November 9 – 13, 1999, Tel-Aviv, Israel).
  • Member of the Program Committee of the conference “NP-completeness and Parallelism” (JIM’99, I.U.T. de Metz, France – May 17-19, 1999)
  • Member of the Program Committee of the “12th International Conference on Optimization Methods and Their Applications” (Baikal, July-August 2001)
  • Member of the Program Committee of the “International Conference on Production System Design, Supply Chain Management and Logistics (Miedzyzdroje, Poland, October 23-25, 2002).
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee of the “ICM -2002 (Control and Optimization)”, Xian, China, Aug. 30 – Sept. 1, 2002).
  • Member of the Program Committee of the conference on “Mathematical Methods for Learning: Advances in data mining and knowledge discovery”, June 21-24 2004, Villa Geno, Como, Italy .
  • Member of the Program Committee of the “The First International Conference on Algorithmic Applications in Management” , June 22-25, 2005, Xian, Shaanxi, China.
  • Member of the Program Committee of the “13th Baikal International Conference on Optimization Methods and Their Applications”, Irkutsk-Severobaikalsk, Russia, July 2-8, 2005.
  • Member of the Program Committee of the “3rd world conference on Computational Statistics & Data Analysis”, Limassol, Cyprus, 28-31 October, 2005.
  • Member of the Program Committee of the “18th EURO Mini-Conference on the theme Variable Neighbourhood Search”, Teneriffe, Spain, 23 to 25 November 2005.
  • Member of the International Program Committee of the “The IASTED International Conference on Computational and Systems Biology (CASB 2006)”, November 13-15, 2006, (Dallas, Texas, USA).
  • Member of the International Program Committee of the “4th International Conference on Computational Management Science,” 20-22 April 2007, Geneva.
  • Member of the International Program Committee of the “4th International Conference on Informatics, Control and Robotics (ICINCO 2007),” 9-12 May 2007, Angers, France.
  • Member of the International Program Committee of the “Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN (LION 2007 II),” December 8-13, 2007, Trento, Italy.
  • Member of the International Program Committee of the “XIV-th Baikal International School-Seminar on Methods of Optimization and Their Applications),” Severobaikalsk, Siberi (July 1-8, 2008).
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee of EngOpt 2008 (International Conference on Engineering Optimization, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 1-5, 2008).
  • Member of the Program Committee of the INFORMS Optimization Society 2008 Conference March 14 – March 16, 2008 “Theory, Computation, and Emerging Applications.”
  • Chair-committee member of The AMERICAN COMPUTING CONFERENCE 2008 (MIT, Cambridge, USA) April 21-23, 2008.
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee of The Second International Conference on Nonlinear Programming with Applications (7 – 9 April, 2008, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science (AMSS), Beijing, China).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of 2008 IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing (IEEE GrC 08), Hangzhou, Chaina, (Aug 26-28, 2008).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of International Conference on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (CBB 2008), Orlando, Florida, USA (November 16-18, 2008).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of the conference on “Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN – LION 3” (January 14-18, 2009) Trento, Italy.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of the “Symposium on Experimental Algorithms SEA 2009” (June 3 – 6, 2009) Dortmund, Germany.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of the “th International Conference on Applied Mathematics, Simulation, Modelling (ASM’10)” (Silicon Valley, California, USA, Aug 14-16, 2010).
  • Area Chair of Systems Biology/Modeling for Biomedical Systems/ Biological Networks of the “10th IIEEE International Conference on ”Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (BIBE-2010)” (Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA, May 31 – June 3, 2010).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of the “2010 IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing (GrC)” (Silicon Valley, California, USA, Aug 14-16, 2010).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of the “10th International Conference on Parametric Optimization and Related Topics (paraoptX)” (Karlsruhe, Germany, September 20 – 24, 2010).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of the “The International Conference on Optimization: Techniques and Applications (ICOTA)” (Shanghai, China, December 10-13, 2010).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of 3rd International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society (F.E.B.S) – “Financial Regulation and Systemic Risk,” [http://www.rcem.eu/febs2013], June 6-8, 2013, Paris.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of The 2013 International Conference on Energy, Environment, Ecosystems and Development (EEED 2013) [http://www.europment.org/conf2013/eeed.htm], July 16-19, 2013, Rhodes, Greece.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of The 2013 International Conference on E-Business (ICE-B 2013) [http://www.ice-b.icete.org/?y=2013], July 29- 31, 2013, Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of “Modern Informatics: Problems, Achievements, and Prospects of Development,” (devoted to the 90th anniversary of academician V. M. Glushkov). [http://inform.icybcluster.org.ua/home], September 12-13, 2013 (Kiev, Ukraine).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of “2013 International Conference on Business Administration, Marketing and Economics (BAME 2013),” [http://www.europment.org/library/2013/venice/bypaper/BAME/BAME- 00.pdf], September 28-30, 2013 (Venice, Italy).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of “The Seventh International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management,” [http://www.icmsem.org/], November 5-7, 2013 (Tokyo, Japan).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of “The 2014 International Conference on Economics, Management and Development (EMD 2014),” [http://www.europment.org/conferences/2014/interlaken/emd.htm], Interlaken, Switzerland, February 22-24, (2014).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of “ESG 2014 – THE 2014 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND GEOSCIENCE,” [http://www.igras.ru/news/588], Venice, Italy, March 15-17, (2014).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of “2014 International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS),” [http://ocs.som.surrey.ac.uk/index.php/FEBS2014/FEBS2014], University of Surrey, England (June 21 – 23, 2014).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of “16th Baikal International Triannual School-Seminar Methods of Optimization and Their Applications,” [http://sei.irk.ru/conferences/mopt2014/en/org.html], 30th of June – 6th of July 2014, Olkhon, Baikal, Russia.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of “The Third International Conference on Data Analytics” [http://www.iaria.org/conferences2014/ComDATAANALYTICS14.html], August 24 – 28, 2014 – Rome, Italy.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of The 2014 International Conference on E-Business (ICE-B 2014) [http://ice-b.icete.org/], August 28-30, 2014, Vienna, Austria.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of 18th International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers (CSCC 2014) [http://www.cscc14.org/committee.htm], Santorini Island, Greece, July 17-21, 2014.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of NumAn 2014, Sixth Conference in Mumerical Analysis [http://numan2014.amcl.tuc.gr/committees.php], Chania, Crete, Greece, September 2-5, 2014.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of 2014 Intl. Conference in Soft Computing & Machine Inetlligence (ISCMI 2014), [http://www.iscmi.us/com.php], New Delhi, India, September 26-27, 2014.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of The 3rd CSoNet 2014 : 3rd Workshop on Computational Social Networks, [http://csonet14.vcu.edu/], Maui, Hawaii, Dec 19, 2014 – Dec 21, 2014.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of the International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES), [http://www.icores.org/] January 10-12, 2015 (Lisbon, Portugal).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of The 2015 International Conference on Pure Mathematics – Applied Mathematics, [http://www.europment.org/conferences/2015/vienna/pmam.htm] Vienna, Austria, March 15-17, 2015.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Management Science and Applications 2015 (ICIMSA2015), [http://icimsa.org/] May 26-28, 2015 Tokyo, Japan.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of the 12th International Conference of Young Scientists on Energy Issues, [http://www.cyseni.com/en/] May 27-28, 2015, Lithuanian Energy Institute, Kaunas, Lithuania.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of the 5th International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society (F.E.B.S) [http://aaahq.org/calls/CallForPapers5thInternationalConfFEBS.pdf] June 11-13, 2015, Nantes.
  • Member of the Steering Committee of the The 2015 International Conference Applied Mathematics, Computational Science & Engineering (AMCSE 2015), Agios Nikolaos, [http://www.amcse.org/] Crete, Greece, October 17-19, 2015.
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the International Conference on Business, Information, and Service ScienceY – MSCI 2015, 5-7 August 2015, Grand Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of The 2ND INT.CONF. ON MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTERS IN SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY – MSCI 2015, [http://www.mcsiconf.org/index.html] Sliema, Malta, August 17-19, 2015.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of The 5th International Conference on Control and Optimization with Industrial Applications [http://www.coia-conf.org/en/] 27-29 August 2015 (Baku, Azerbaijan0.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of (ICE-B 2015), the 12th International Conference on e-Business, [http://www.ice-b.icete.org/] July 20-22, 2015 (Colmar, Aslace, France).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of The Third International Conference on Information Technology and Quantitative Management (ITQM 2015), [http://www.itqm-meeting.org/2015/] July 21-24, 2015 (Rio De Janairo, Brazil).
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of The 9th International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management (2015 ICMSEM), [http://www.icmsem.org/] July 25-30, 2015 Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of 19th International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers [http://www.cscc.co/index.html] (CSCC 2015), Zakynthos Island, Greece, July 16-20, 2015.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of the (MCO 2015) Modelling, Computation and Optimization in Information Systems and Management Sciences [http://www.lita.univlorraine.fr/iccsama2015/MCO/] May 11-13, 2015, Metz, France.
  • Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of the (KDIR 2015) International JConference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retreival [http://www.kdir.ic3k.org/Home.aspx] Nov 21-14, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Honorary Chair of the 2015 2nd International Conference on Soft Computing & Intelligence [http://www.iscmi.us/com.php] Dec. 23-24, 2015, Hong Kong.

Award Committees and Societies

  • Kyoto Prize Nominating Committee
  • Board Member of BIOMAT (BIOMAT Institute for Advanced Studies of Biosystems, Brazil).
  • Permanent member of DIMACS (NSF Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science).
  • Member of the 1998 “INFORMS/CSTS Prize” Committee.
  • Member of ACM, SIAM, Mathematical Programming Society, AMS, INFORMS, New York Academy of Sciences.
  • Member of the Farkas Prize Committee (INFORMS).
  • Member of The Khachiyan Prize for Life-time Accomplishments in Optimization (INFORMS).

Administrative Service

  • Departmental committees: Graduate committee, Committee for Sustained Performance Evaluation, Faculty and Chairman search committees
  • College committees: Honors and Awards Committee, Graduate Council, University Senate, College Personnel Board (Tenure & Promotion Committee), College PEP Selection Committee, UFRFP award committee, Commencement Marshal, International Affairs Committee, BME Chairman Search Commitee, Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee, Participating Faculty of the Center for Greek Studies.