## Industrial & Systems Engineering

### Ravindra K. Ahuja

**Combinatorial Optimization, Logistics and Supply-Chain management, Airline Scheduling, Heuristic Optimization, Routing and Scheduling***Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology, 1982*Homepage

ahuja@ise.ufl.edu### Roman Belavkin

**Optimal Decision-making, Estimation, Learning and Control; Geometric Theory of Optimal Learning and Adaptation; Evolution as an Information Dynamic System***Ph.D. University of Nottingham, 2002*Homepage

R.Belavkin@mdx.ac.uk### Vladamir Boginski

**Systems Engineering, Network Robustness, Combinatorial Optimization, Data Mining***Ph.D. University of Florida, 2005*Homepage

boginski@reef.ufl.edu### Oleg P. Burdakov

**Numerical methods for optimization problems and systems of nonlinear equations, Inverse problems, multilinear least-squares, nonsmooth optimization and equations, monotonic regression, hop-restricted shortest path problems***Ph.D. Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology*Homepage

Oleg.Burdakov@liu.se### Pando G. Georgiev

**Optimization, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Variational Analysis***Ph.D. 1987, D.Sc. 2001, Sofia University*Homepage

pandogeorgiev@ufl.edu### Joseph P. Geunes

**Manufacturing and Logistic Systems Analysis and Design, Supply-Chain Management, Operations Planning and Control Decisions***Ph.D. Penn State, 1999*geunes@ise.ufl.edu### Donald Hearn

**Operations Research, Optimization, Transportation Science***Ph.D. Johns Hopkins, 1971*Homepage

hearn@ise.ufl.edu### Ilias Kotsireas

**Symbolic Computation, Computer Algebra, Computational Algebra, Combinatorial Matrix Theory, Combinatorial Optimization, Commutative Algebra & Algebraic Geometry, Combinatorial Designs, Discrete Mathematics, Combinatorics***Ph.D. University of Paris, 1998*Homepage

ikotsire@wlu.ca### Guanghui (George) Lan

**Theory, Algorithms and Applications of Convex Programming and Stochastic Optimization; Modeling and Solution Approach of Bio-fuel Engineering***Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009*glan@ise.ufl.edu### Petar Momcilovic

**Applied Probability, Service Engineering***Ph.D. Columbia University, 2003*Homepage

petar@ise.ufl.edu### Panos M. Pardalos

**Combinatorial and Global Optimization, Parallel Computing***Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 1985*Homepage

pardalos@ufl.edu### Jun Pei

**Production scheduling, Healthcare operations, Internet of Things, Coordinated optimization in manufacturing***Ph.D. Hefei University of Technology, 2014*Homepage

peijun@hfut.edu.cn### Jean-Philippe P. Richard

**Operations Research, Linear and Nonlinear Mixed Integer Programming Theory and Applications, Polyhedral Theory, Algorithms***Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002*Homepage

richard@ise.ufl.edu### R. Tyrrell Rockafellar

**Nonlinear Optimization, Stochastic Optimization, Applications in Finance***Ph.D. Harvard University, 1963*Homepage

rtr@ise.ufl.edu### H. Edwin Romeijn

**Operations research, optimization theory and applications to supply chain management, planning problems over an infinite horizon, industrial design problems, and asset/liability management. Analysis of Integrated Supply Chain Design and Management Models; Design and Analysis of Algorithms***Ph.D. Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1992*Homepage### Yaroslav D. Sergeyev

**Global Optimization, Infinity Computing and Calculus, Set Theory, Number Theory, Space Filling Curves, Parallel Computing, Interval Analysis, Game Theory***Ph.D. Gorky State University, 1990; D.Sc. Lomonosov State University, 1996*Homepage

yaro@dimes.unical.it### J. Cole Smith

**Integer programming and combinatorial optimization, network flows and facility location, heuristic and computational optimization methods, large-scale optimization due to uncertainty or robustness considerations***Ph.D. Virginia Tech, 2000*Homepage

jcsmith@clemson.edu### Stanislav Uryasev

**Stochastic Optimization, Equilibrium Theory, Applications in Finance, Energy and Transportation***Ph.D. Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics, 1982*Homepage

uryasev@ise.ufl.edu### Xiang Zhong

**Stochastic modeling and control in healthcare and service systems, Data analytics in healthcare***Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016*Homepage

xiang.zhong@ise.ufl.edu

## Mathematics

### William Hager

**Numerical Analysis, Optimal Control***Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974*Homepage

hager@ufl.edu### Andrew Vince

**Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Polytopes, Combinatorial Algorithms, Discrete Geometry***Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1981*Homepage

avince@ufl.edu

## Civil Engineering

### Lily Elefteriadou

**Traffic Operations, Highway Capacity, Traffic Simulation, Signal Control Optimization***Ph.D. Polytechnic University*elefter@ce.ufl.edu### Kirk Hatfield

**Water Quality Modeling, Optimization in Environmental Modeling***Ph.D. Massachusetts University, 1988*khh@ce.ufl.edu### Stamatina Th. Rassia

**Sustainable Environmental Design in Architecture, Cities for Smart Environmental and Energy Futures, Spatial Design Modeling and Assessment***Ph.D. University of Cambridge*Homepage

## Electrical & Computer Engineering

### Xiaolin (Andy) Li

**Cloud Computing, Intelligent Platforms, Big Data, Deep Learning, Deep Architecture, Computer Vision, Autonomous Systems, Precision Medicine***Ph.D. Rutgers University, 2005*Homepage

andyli@ece.ufl.edu### Jose C. Principe

**Digital Signal Processing, Brain Dynamics Learning, Brain Machine Interfaces, Information Theoretic Learning, LoFlyte Simulators, Neural Networks***Ph.D. University of Florida, 1979*Homepage

## Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

### Raphael Haftka

**Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Genetic Algorithms***Ph.D. University of California at San Diego, 1971*Homepage

haftka@ufl.edu

## Decision & Information Sciences

### Harold Benson

**Multi-criteria Optimization, Global Optimization***Ph.D. Northwestern University, 1976*harold.benson@warrington.ufl.edu

## Computer & Information Science & Engineering

### Petraq Papajorgji

**Software Engineering, Data Mining, Business Modeling, Information Systems***Ph.D. University of Tirana*### Gerhard X. Ritter

**Computer Vision, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Applied Mathematics***Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1971*Homepage

ritter@cise.ufl.edu### My T. Thai

**Networks, Combinatorial Optimization, Algorithms, Computational Biology***Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 2005*Homepage

mythai@cise.ufl.edu

## Chemical Engineering

### Oscar D. Crisalle

**Process Control Engineering, Modeling and Optimization***Ph.D. University of California at Santa-Barbara, 1990*Homepage

crisalle@che.ufl.edu

## Medical School

## Research Institute

### Marco Carvalho

**Machine Learning applied to tactical networks and biological-inspired security***Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition*Homepage### Mario Rosario Guarracino

**Machine learning methods for computational biology***Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche*Homepage

mario.guarracino@cnr.it### Vitaliy A. Yatsenko

**Optimization, bilinear control systems, intelligent sensors, and biomedical application***Institute of Space Research*

## Food & Resource Economics

### Ioannis Ampatzidis

**Precision Irrigation, UAV, Smart Systems, Internet of Things, Mechatronics-Robotics, Automation, Precision Farming, Sensors/Sensing, Smart Machinery, Machine Vision, Artificial Intelligence***Ph.D. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2010*Homepage

## Industry

### Mauricio G. C. Resende

**Combinatorial Optimization, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Graph Theory, Interior Point Methods, Massive Data Sets, Mathematical Programming, Metaheuristics, Network Flows, Network Design, Operations Research Modeling, Parallel Computing***Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1987*Homepage

resendem@amazon.com### Alkis Vazacopoulos

**Combinatorial Optimization, Linear and Integer Programming, Logistics and Supply-Chain management, Airline Scheduling, Heuristic Optimization, Routing and Scheduling, Jobshop Scheduling***Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University, 1994*Homepage

avazacop@stevens.edu