Building Research Bridges: American University of Beirut

Under the Building Research Bridges programme of the American University of Beirut, Wolfram gave a PhD short course on Robust Optimization as well as a seminar on The Distributionally Robust Vehicle Routing Problem during his visit at AUB on Feb 12-18, 2019.

Invited Talk at BIRS Workshop in Banff

Wolfram gave an invited talk on Data-Driven Chance Constraints over Wasserstein Balls at the single-track workshop on Sequential Decision Making under Uncertainty at Banff, Canada, on Jan 14, 2019.

ICCOPT Cluster on Robust Optimization

Melvyn Sim and I will be the cluster chairs for Robust Optimization at the Sixth International Conference on Continuous Optimization (ICCOPT) in Berlin, August 3-8, 2019.

Invited Talk at EPFL

Wolfram gave an invited seminar on Distributionally Robust Vehicle Routing at EPFL on Dec 14th, 2018.

15th International Conference on Stochastic Programming (ICSP)

Wolfram will organise a mini symposium on Data-Driven Distributionally Robust Optimization as well as give a semi-plenary talk at the 15th International Conference on Stochastic Programming (ICSP) taking place July 29 – August 2, 2019 in Trondheim, Norway.

Congratulations Dr Esma!

Dr Esma Koca passed her viva without any corrections yesterday! Her thesis, “Product Release Strategies in the Digital Economy”, revisits several conventional economic models in the light of new constraints and opportunities that arise in the digital economy.

Integrated Development of Low-Carbon Energy Systems: A Whole-System Paradigm for Creating a National Strategy

Together with 14 researchers across Imperial College, we have successfully acquired funding for the EPSRC programme grant Integrated Development of Low-Carbon Energy Systems (IDLES): A Whole-System Paradigm for Creating a National Strategy! The project, led by Prof. Tim Green (Energy Futures Lab), is a multi-disciplinary programme of analytical work that spans critical areas of whole energy… Read more »

Robust Dual Dynamic Programming

Our paper on Robust Dual Dynamic Programming has been accepted for publication at Operations Research. A draft version of the paper can be found here.

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