Anders Skjäl
PhD thesis defense: Anders Skjäl

April 10, 2014 Andreas Lundell Events

The public defence of Anders Skjäls’s PhD thesis, ” On the Use of Convex Underestimatiors in Global Optimization” will take place on Thursday April 10, 2014, 12 PM in Auditorium Salin, Axelia II, Biskopsgatan 8, Åbo.

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Axel Nyberg
PhD thesis defense: Axel Nyberg

March 28, 2014 Andreas Lundell Events

The public defence of Axel Nyberg’s PhD thesis, “Some Reformulations for the Quadratic Assignment Problem” will take place on Friday March 28, 2014, 12 PM in Auditorium Salin, Axelia II, Biskopsgatan 8, Åbo.

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Guest lecture by Prof. Hans D. Mittelmann

March 27, 2014 Andreas Lundell Events

Prof. Hans D. Mittelmann from Arizona State University, USA gave a guest lecture on March 27, 2014 at Åbo Akademi University.

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Research project in high performance computing

February 15, 2014 Andreas Lundell News

Professor Ralf Östermark’s research group has initiated a multi-disciplinary research project. The research is conducted as a doctoral program in financial accounting and optimization systems in accounting together with doctor of technology Eero Immonen.

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Annual OSE seminar 2010
Prof. Floudas to receive an honorary doctorate degree from ÅAU

January 22, 2014 Andreas Lundell News

Professor Christodoulos Floudas from Princeton University, USA, will recieve an honorary doctorate degree at Åbo Akademi University’s conferral ceremony on May 23, 2014. Professor Floudas is a member of the International Scientific Panel of the OSE research group.

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Jan Kronqvist
Jan Kronqvist accepted as PhD student

January 01, 2014 Andreas Lundell News

Jan Kronqvist has been accepted as PhD student in the OSE group as of January 2014. His research is connected to extensions of the Extended cutting plane (ECP) algorithm for solving convex MINLP problems and in supervised by professor Tapio Westerlund.

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Annual seminar 2013

November 15, 2013 Andreas Lundell Events

Techniques based on graph theory was the central topic of the plenary lectures given at the annual seminar in Optimization and Systems Engineering 2013 by professor Leo Liberty from École polytechnique in Paris, France, currently active at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in New York, USA. Professor Liberti is also a member of the OSE group’s International Scientific Panel. The 2013 seminar took place at Forum Marinum, Turku on November 15th.

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Paper included in “Top 5 list of papers in JOGO”

November 08, 2013 Andreas Lundell News

The paper “A reformulation framework for global optimization” by Andreas Lundell, Anders Skjäl and Tapio Westerlund was included in the Top 5 list of papers in Journal of Global Optimization, one of the leading journals in the field of global optimization.

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Johan Pensar
New PhD student: Johan Pensar

July 01, 2013 Andreas Lundell News

Johan Pensar was accepted as a PhD student in the OSE group starting from July 2013. His thesis has the topic “Context specific graphical models and their applications” and is supervised by professor Jukka Corander at the Department of Mathematics.

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IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
CPAIOR 2013, Yorktown Heights, New York, USA

May 18, 2013 Andreas Lundell Conferences, News

Post doctoral researcher Andreas Lundell and PhD student Axel Nyberg participated in the 10th International Conference on Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research Techniques in Constraint Programming (CPAIOR) organized at IBM Research in Yorktown Heights, New York, USA, 18-22 May 2013. Plenary speakers included Ralph Gomory, one of the most known researchers in integer programming.

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