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Optimization and Operations Research


  • Prof. W.K. Ching
    Mathematical modeling, applied computing, optimization
  • Prof. X. Yuan
    Optimization (theory, algorithm design and applications)
  • Prof. W. Zang
    Combinatorics and optimization
  • Dr. Z. Qu
    Operations research, optimal control and optimization
  • Dr. T.K. Wong
    Nonlinear partial differential equations, analysis, applied mathematics, control theory, optimization, fluid dynamics, kinetic theory, mathematical biology, mathematical economics/finance, mean-field type control problems, and mean-field games



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Selected Publications

  • Melkman A., Cheng X., Ching W.K., Akutsu T., Identifying a Probabilistic Boolean Threshold Network from Samples, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, 29 (2018), p.869-881
  • Liu Y., Yuan X.M., Zeng S. and Zhang J., Partial error bound conditions for the linear convergence rate of the alternating direction method of multipliers, SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 56 (2018), p.2095-2123
  • G. Ding, L. Tan, W. Zang, When is the matching polytope box-totally dual integral?, Mathematics of Operations Research, 43 (2018), p.64-99
  • Zheng Qu and Peter Richtárik, Coordinate descent with arbitrary sampling II: expected separable overapproximation, Optimization Methods and Software, 31 (2016), p.858-884
  • Ettinger B., Hening A., Wong T.K., The inverse first passage time problem for killed Brownian motion, Ann. Appl. Probab., 30 (2020), p.1251-1275

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Operations Research Group (ORG)