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1Speaker: Shuzhong Zhang Ten Years Collaboration with Jos Sturm – A Tribute with Personal MemoriesSpeaker: Shuzhong ZhangHPOPT 2004June 24, 2004Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2Biography of Jos F. Sturm Born in Rotterdam, August 13, 1971.Drs title at Department of Econometrics, University of Groningen, 1993.Ph.D. degree at Tinbergen Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1997.Year 1997 – 1998, postdoc fellow at CRL, McMaster University.Year 1998 – 2001, Assistant Professor at Department of Quantitative Economics, Maastricht University.Year 2001 – 2003, Associate Professor at CentER, Tilburg University.
3HighlightsPh.D. dissertation won Gijs de Leve Prize (best thesis in OR/MS in The Netherlands, 1997 — 1999).TALENT fellow, NWO (Dutch Organization for Sciences), – 1998.Vernieuwingsimpuls Grant from NWO, 2001.Editor of the newsletter Views-and-News, SIAG/OPT.Associate Editor, Mathematical Programming, Ser B.Council member-at-large of the Mathematical Programming Society.
4Scientific Achievements Author of about 30 scientific papersAuthor of SeDuMi – a highly reputable SDP and SOCP solverHelped to solve many real-life, large-size, difficult optimization problems
5Contents in this talk The Iri-Imai method for LP Cone affine scaling and wide neighborhoodSymmetric primal-dual transformation for SDPError bound for the central path for SDPWeighted centers, long steps, and superlinear convergence for SDP
6Contents in this talk (continue) Duality theory for conic programmingSelf-dual embeddingSensitivity of the central solutions for SDPThe cone of nonnegative quadratic functions and the rank-one decompositionsQuadratic matrix inequalities