Optimization Under Uncertainty and Data-Driven Science and Engineering


Washington Duke Inn, where the workshop will take place

Dates and Venue

April 13-14, 2017

Duke Washington Inn and Golf Club

https://www.washingtondukeinn.com

Theme and Topics

The main theme of the workshop is on the application of stochastic optimization and risk management tools in engineering and statistical sciences. This workshop aims at fostering collaboration between researchers in the areas of stochastic optimization, risk, statistics, computer science, and engineering. The workshop will showcase talks on theory, algorithms, and applications.

Topics will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Stochastic programming
  • Optimal control
  • Risk management
  • Numerical methods and algorithms
  • Applications to big data problems


Duke Chapel

Confirmed speakers

  • Natalia Alexandrov, Aeronautics Systems Analysis Branch, NASA
  • Ingrid Daubechies, Department of Mathematics, Duke University
  • Genetha Grey, Intel
  • Santiago Grijalva, School of Electrical and Computing Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Drew Kouri, Uncertainty Quantification and Optimization Department, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Steven Low, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Caltech
  • Jonathan Mattingly, Department of Mathematics, Duke University
  • Sayan Mukherjee , Department of Statistical Science, Duke University
  • Noemi Petra, School of Natural Sciences, University of California at Merced
  • Terry Rockafellar, Department of Mathematics, University of Washington
  • Johannes Royset, Department of Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School
  • Alexander Shapiro, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Guillermo Sapiro, Department of Electrical Engineering, Duke University
  • Lang Tong, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University
  • Madeleine Udell, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University
  • Stan Uryasev, Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, University of Florida
  • Bart Van Bloemen Waanders,  Uncertainty Quantification and Optimization Department, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Michael Zavlanos, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University

Program

Download the conference packet for more details (PDF).

Travel and Lodging Information

Airport: Raleigh-Durham International (RDU)

Hotels nearby:

Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Wilkins Aquino, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University
  • Prof. Robert Calderbank, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University
  • Dr. Drew Kouri, Department of Optimization and Uncertainty Quantification, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Prof. Jianfeng Lu, Department of Mathematics, Duke University
  • Prof. Michael Zavlanos, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University

Sponsors

Posters

Posters should be no larger than 36” x 48”

Contact

Prof. Wilkins Aquino, wilkins.aquino@duke.edu