A Workshop on Geometry and Optimization

A Workshop on Geometry and Optimization, dedicated to Professor Victor Zalgaller on the occasion of his 100th birthday, is scheduled to take place on December 9, 2020, via Zoom, in the Department of Mathematics of the Technion  —  Israel Institute of Technology, under the auspices of the Center for Mathematical Sciences.

Organizing Committee: Michael Khanevsky, Simeon Reich and Alex Zaslavski


The list of confirmed speakers:

  • Mark Agranovsky, Bar-Ilan University, On integrable domains and hypersurfaces
  • Misha Gromov, IHES and New York University, TBA
  • Bo’az Klartag, Weizmann Institute of Science, Steiner point and the problem of chasing convex bodies
  • Russell Luke, Universitaet Goettingen, TBA
  • Roman Polyak, the Technion – IIT, Nonlinear Equilibrium vs. LP for Optimal Allocation of Limited Resources
  • Vladimir Shikhman, TU Chemnitz, On nondegenerate M-stationary points for sparsity constrained nonlinear optimization
  • Alexander Solynin, Texas Tech University, When Analysis needs Geometry: How I worked with V.A. Zalgaller
  • Oliver Stein,  Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, “A general branch-and-bound framework for global multiobjective optimization