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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OSE seminar 2011
Andreas Lundell awarded a research grant from the Ruth and Nils-Erik Stenbäck Foundation

April 29, 2013 Andreas Lundell News

Post doctoral researcher Andreas Lundell was awarded a research grant for 25.000 EUR from the Ruth and Nils-Erik Stenbäck Foundation at the Finnish Society of Science and Letters annual ceremony in Helsinki, Finland.

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Research project on Markov processes receive funding

March 06, 2013 Andreas Lundell News

Professor Göran Högnäs is the leader of a research project about Markov processes titled “Markovprocesser: Teori i användning” (in Swedish) that was one of the large research grants (130.000 EUR) awarded to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation in 2013.

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Seminar at Carnegie Mellon University
Research exchange to Carnegie Mellon University

August 01, 2012 Andreas Lundell News

PhD student Axel Nyberg spent half a year at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburg, USA.

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Mikael Nyberg utilized optimization to win a leg in Volvo Ocean Race game

March 02, 2012 Andreas Lundell In the media, News

Aided by one-hundred year old weather maps and his knowledge in optimization, PhD student Mikael Nyberg won a leg in one of the world’s largest virtual regattas, Volvo Ocean Race Game, with over 178 000 registered boats and about 90 000 participants. Nyberg was awarded a trip to Auckland, New Zeeland to visit the real Volvo Ocean Race when it visited the city.

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Prof. Westerlund joins editorial board of the Journal of Global Optimization

January 04, 2012 Andreas Lundell News

Professor Tapio Westerlund has been invited to join the editorial board of Journal of Global Optimization (JOGO) from 2012.

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New PhD student: Andreas Anckar

January 01, 2012 Andreas Lundell News

Andreas Anckar became the newest member of the OSE group when he was accepted as a PhD student starting from January 2012. His thesis is done at the Department of Mathematics under the supervision of professor Göran Högnäs. The title of the research is “The Hausdorff Dimension of Invariant Measures for Iterated Function Systems”.

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Paper in “Top 25 hottest articles” in Discrete Optimization

June 07, 2011 Andreas Lundell News

The article: “Global Solution of Optimization Problems with Signomial Parts, Discrete Optimization, 5, Issue 1, February 2008, 108-120″ is on fifth place among the “Top 25 Hottest Articles” in the journal Discrete Optimization during January to March 2011.

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Anders Skjäl at Princeton University
Research visit to Princeton University

April 20, 2011 Andreas Lundell News

PhD student Anders Skjäl was invited to visit Professor Christodoulos Floudas’ research group in Princeton University, USA, for the period 28.3–8.4 2011. Professor Floudas is a member of the International Scientific Panel of the OSE group and was the plenary speaker at the annual OSE seminar in 2010. As a result of the research visit, progress has been made on a nondiagonal version of the aBB underestimator for nonconvex optimization.

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