Brief CV of Arkadi Nemirovski


Personal data:

Born March 14, 1947, in Moscow; emigrated to Israel in 1993

Married, one son


M.Sc. (70) and Ph.D. (73) degrees in Math. from Moscow State University

Soviet degree of Doctor of Physical & Mathematical Sciences (90) from Supreme

Attestation Board at the USSR Council of Ministers

Academic appointments since 93:

(2005 -- ) John Hunter Chair and Professor, School of Industrial and Systems

Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

(1993 - 2006) Full Professor, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management,

Technion Israel Institute of Technology (started 93; tenured 95; chaired 99)

visiting positions:

visiting professor, Technical University of Delft, Faculty of Technical

Mathematics, March - August 98

Stieltjes Visiting Professorship, Stieltjes Institute, The Netherlands,

August - September 01

Adjunct Visiting Professorship, Department of Discrete and Combinatorial

Optimization, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo, 00-04

visiting professor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia

Institute of Technology, August 03 -- January 05 }

Research areas:

(major) Optimization Theory and Algorithms, with emphasis on

investigating complexity and developing efficient algorithms for

nonlinear convex programs

optimization under uncertainty

applications of Convex Optimization in Engineering

(minor) Nonparametric Statistics

Publications (personal and co-authored): 6 monographs, over 130 papers in

referred journals, over 20 papers and book chapters in proceedings and


Students supervision: 8 Ph.D. & 5 M.Sc. completed, 1 Ph.D. in


Major professional awards:

82 - Fulkerson Prize of the Mathematical Programming Society and

AMS (with L. Khachiyan and D. Yudin) [for inventing the Ellipsoid

method and thus contributing to the proof of polynomial time

solvability of Linear Programming]

91 - Dantzig Prize of the Mathematical Programming Society and SIAM

(with M. Grtschel) [for contributions to Mathematical Programming,

including investigating limits of performance of convex optimization

methods and developing novel efficient algorithms]

03 - John von Neumann Theory Prize of INFORMS (with M. Todd)

[for contributions to Mathematical Programming, including those to

the general theory of polynomial time interior point methods and

to discovery and development of Robust Optimization]

Other honors:

92 - Einstein Visiting Fellowship, Israel Academy of Sciences

94-95 - Gastello Fellowship

98 - Taub prize for excellence in research, Technion

98 - Lecturer at XXVII Saint-Flour Summer School on Probability and


01 - Stieltjes Lecture, Stieltjes Institute, the Netherlands

01 - Best Paper Award (Theory) at 5th International Conference on

Optimization Techniques and Applications (joint with A. Ben-Tal

and C. Roos)

03 - Nieuwland Lecturer, University of Notre Dame

03 - Medallion Lecturer of IMS, Joint Statistical Meeting

03 - J. Levi Prize of Israeli OR Society (joint with A. Ben-Tal,

B. Golany and J.-Ph. Vial)

04 - MIT Distinguished Lecturer, MIT

06 - Plenary speaker at ICM 2006

'06 - Plenary speaker at ISMP 2006

06 16 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Technion

07 - Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, School of Mathematics, GaTech

09 - Honorary Degree of Doctor of Mathematics from University of Waterloo

17 - Member of National Academy of Engineering National Academy of Engineering

18 - Fellow of American Academy of Arts and Sciences American Academy of Arts and Sciences