MOPTA 05
July 25-27, 2005, Windsor ON Canada


Invited Speakers


Distinguished researchers will give one-hour long invited talks on topics of wide interest. Confirmed invited speakers include:

Venkataramanan (Ragu) Balakrishnan
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Purdue University, IN, USA
Title: On the modeling and simulation of large-scale systems

Brenda L. Dietrich
Director, Mathematical Sciences
T. J. Watson Research Centre
Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
Title: COIN-OR: Open-source software for Operations Research -- What, Why and How

Eva K. Lee
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech, Atlanta GA USA and
Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine
Title: Large-Scale Integer Programming for Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning

Jorge Moré
Mathematics and Computer Science Division
Argonne National Laboratory, IL, USA
Title: Evaluating Optimization Software

Dominique Pellitier, École Polytechnique de Montréal
Talk to be given by: Jeff Borggaard
ICAM and Mathematics Department
Virginia Tech, VA USA
Title: The Sensitivity Equation Method: characterisation and optimisation of flow systems

Florian A. Potra
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Maryland Baltimore County, MD, USA
Title: Interior-point methods in large neighborhoods of the central path

Nick Sahinidis
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
Title: Global Optimization with Branch-and-Reduce