Invited Mathematical Presentations or Participations:  

 
2016

  • Invited Speaker, The Remarkable Journey of The Isoperimetric Problem: From Euler to Steiner to Weierstrass, Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, January
  • Invited Speaker, Math at Top Speed: Using Mathematics to Enhance My Son&dsquo;s BMX Bicycle Racing Experience, 2016 X-STEM Symposium, USA Science and Engineering Festival, Washington, DC, April
  • Invited Speaker, The Remarkable Journey of The Isoperimetric Problem: From Euler to Steiner to Weierstrass, Department of Mathematics and The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, April
  • Invited Speaker, The Remarkable Journey of The Isoperimetric Problem: From Euler to Steiner to Weierstrass, Loneseth Lecture, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, May
  • Invited Speaker, Young Owls Leadership Program Address, Youn Owls Leadership Program, Rice University, Houston, TX, June
  • Invited Speaker, The Fair Lane Assignment Problem in BMX Bicycle Racing, ConocoPhillips Applied Mathematics Program (AMP), Rice University, Houston, TX, July
  • Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore, Tapia Math Science Scholars Program (TMSS), Rice University, Houston, TX, July
  • Invited Speaker, The Fair Lane Assignment Problem in BMX Bicycle Racing, Rice Excellence in Mathematics Instruction (REMI) Program, Rice University, Houston, Texas, August

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2015

  • Invited lecture, 2015 Joint Mathematics Meetings sponsored by the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and Mathematical Association of America (MAA), "The Remarkable Journey of the Isoperimetric Problem: From Euler to Steiner to Weierstrass", January [Online]
  • The Remarkable Journey of The Isoperimetric Problem: From Euler to Steiner to Weierstrass, Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series, Rice University, Houston, Texas, January
  • Math at Top Speed: The Role of Mathematics in Science and in My Personal Life, ThinkingOutLoud, Brown Presidential Colloquium Series Fest, Providence, RI, April
  • Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore, National Mathematics Festival, Washington, DC, April
  • Using math to Construct a Psychedelic Video of My 1970 Chevelle Show Car, National Mathematics Festival, Washington, DC, April
  • The Fair Lane Assignment Problem In BMX Bicycle Racing, National Mathematics Festival, Washington, DC, April

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2014

  • Invited speaker,“Isoperimetric Problem Revisited: Extracting a Short Proof of Sufficiency from Euler’s 1744 Proof of Necessity,” University of Texas-El Paso, El Paso, Texas, February
  • “Inverse, Shifted Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method,” Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series, Rice University, Houston, Texas, March
  • Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore, Rees Lecture Series, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, October
  • Inverse, Shifted Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method, Presidents’ Distinguished Lecture in Engineering, Science and Medicine, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, November

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2013

  • Invited speaker, “The Isoperimetric Problem Revisited: Extracting a Short Proof of Sufficiency from Euler’s 1744 Proof of Necessity,” University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, January
  • Invited speaker, “The Isoperimetric Problem Revisited: Extracting a Short Proof of Sufficiency from Euler’s 1744 Proof of Necessity,” Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, February
  • Invited speaker, “Inverse, Shifted Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method,” West Coast Optimization Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, May
  • Invited speaker, “Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore,” MathAcrossCampus, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, June
  • Invited speaker, “Inverse, Shifted Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method,” Congreso Mathematico de las Americas, Guanajuato, Mexico, August

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2012

  • Invited speaker, “Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in Drag Racing Folklore,” Rice University, Houston, Texas, February
  • Invited speaker, “Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in Drag Racing Folklore,” Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, March
  • “Fusing Art and Mathematics through Cars: The Construction of a Psychedelic Show Car Video,” Unconvention Day, Rice University, Houston, Texas, April
  • “Fusing Art and Mathematics through Cars: The Construction of a Psychedelic Show Car Video,” Young Owl Leadership Program, Rice University, Houston, Texas, June
  • “Inverse, Shifted Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method,” the International Conference on the Frontier of Computational and Applied Mathematics: Tony Chan’s 60th Birthday Conference, IPAM, Los Angeles, California, June
  • “The Isoperimetric Problem Revisited: Extracting a Short Proof of Sufficiency from Euler’s 1744 Proof of Necessity,&rsdquo; SIAM National Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July
  • “Everything that You Need to Know about Classes of Secant Updates,” IX Brazilian Workshop on Continuous Optimization, Luiz Correia, Piaui, Brazil, August

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2011

  • Invited speaker, The BFGS Secant Update as a Simple Average Update, Houston, Texas, March

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2010

  • Invited speaker, “Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore” Dr. Tapia presented a talk to the students of SAE International (formerly Society of Automotive Engineers). University of Texas-Austin Austin, TX, March
  • Invited speaker, “The Remarkable Isoperimetric Problem and the Euler-Lagrange Equation Revisited” Department of Mathematics Colloquium Series Rice University Houston, Teaxs Apri
  • Invited speaker, “The Remarkable Isoperimetric Problem and the Euler-Lagrange Equation Revisited”,  Department of Mathematics Colloquium Series University of Houston Houston, Texas, April
  • Invited speaker, “The Remarkable Isoperimetric Problem and the Euler-Lagrange Equation Revisited”, Department of Mathematics Distinguished Lecture Series University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg, Texas, May
  • Invited speaker, “Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore,” Georgia Tech University, Atlanta, Georgia, September
  • Invited speaker, “Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing”, Folklore MBI - COSI - Metro High Public Lecture Series Columbus, OH, November

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2009

  • Invited talk, “Optimization: The Cradle of Contemporary Mathematics,” Fifth Blackwell-Tapia Conference, Hosted by the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, November
  • “Optimization: The Cradle of Contemporary Mathematics,” Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics Colloquium, Rice University, Houston, Texas, January
  • Invited talk, “If It’s Fast It Must Be Newton’s Method, International Conference on Computational and Information Sciences (ICCIS), University of Houston – Downtown, Houston, Texas, May
  • Richard Tapia 70th Birthday Conference, Rice University, Houston, Texas, May
  • “Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore,” 2009 Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate Summer Program, Rice University, Houston, Texas, June
  • Invited speaker, “The Remarkable Life of the Isoperimetric Problem: The World’s Most Influential Mathematics Problem,” Mathematics Leadership Institute, Pin Oak Middle School, Houston Texas, June
  • Invited speaker, “The Remarkable Life of the Isoperimetric Problem: The World’s Most Influential Mathematics Problem,” 15th Annual Conference for African-American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences (CAARMS15), Rice University, Houston, Texas, June
  • Invited speaker, “Heavy Metal,” Summer Math Days, Rice University, Houston, Texas, June
  • Invited speaker, “Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore,” Engineering Bridge Program (ENGI 101), Rice University, Houston, Texas, July

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2008

  • Invited talk, ‘Inverse, Shifted Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method,” Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Texas-El Paso, El Paso, Texas, October
  • David Blackwell and Richard Tapia Distinguished Lecture Series in the Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, November

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2007

  • Invited talk, “Inverse, Shifted Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method,” Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 31
  • Invited talk, “MPromoting Students’ Appreciation for Math through Applications to Very Cool Activities,” Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California, January 23
  • Invited talk, “MOn Sizing and Shifting the BFGS Update within the Sized-Broyden Family of Secant Updates,” 8th US-Mexico Workshop on Optimization and its Applications, Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico, January 11

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2006

  • Invited talk, “Math is Cool,” CEEE Middle School Technology Seminar, Rice University, Houston, Texas, December 9
  • Invited speaker, “MMath is Cool,” Blackwell-Tapia Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November
  • Invited speaker, “Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore,” SIAM Rice Chapter, Rice University, Houston, Texas, September 15
  • Invited speaker, “Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore,” University of California-Berkeley Regents, Lecturer, March 15

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2005

  • Invited speaker, “On Sizing and Shifting the BFGS Update within the Sized-Broyden Family of Secant Updates,” MSRI Special Lecture, Berkeley, California, September 23
  • Invited speaker, “Inverse, Shifted Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method,” Department of Mathematics, University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, California, September 22
  • Invited speaker, “Inverse, Shifted Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method,” Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, August 18
  • Invited speaker, “Math at Top Speed:  Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore,” Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the MAA, Alma College, Alma, Michigan, April 28
  • Invited speaker, “Math at Top Speed:  Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore,” Cesar Chavez Birthday Celebration, Scottsdale, Arizona, April 4
  • Invited speaker, “Inverse, Shifted Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method,” Distinguished Minority in Engineering Scholars Lecture Series, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, March 7
  • “Math at Top Speed: Exploring and Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore,” CAAM Graduate Seminar, Rice University, Houston, Texas, January 26
  • Invited guest, The Academy of Medicine, Engineering, and Science of Texas Annual Conference, Irving, Texas, January

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2004

  • “Using Art and Mathematics through Cars,” Families Weekend, Rice University, Houston, Texas, October
  • Invited address, “Inverse, Shifted Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method”, International Joint Meeting of the AMS and the Sociedad Matemática Mexicana (SMM), Houston, Texas, May 13
  • Invited address, “Inverse, Shifted, Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration Methods as Newton's Method,” University of Arizona - Math Colloquium, Tucson Arizona, April 9
  • Invited address, “Math at Top Speed: Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore”, University of Arizona, Tucson Arizona, April 9

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2003

  • Invited address, “Math at Top Speed: Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore”, IMA Lecture Series, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 20
  • Invited address, “Inverse, Shifted Inverse, and leigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method”, Applied Mathematics and Numerical Analysis Seminar, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 20
  • Invited address, “Fusing Art and Mathematics Through Cars ”, Homecoming and Reunion 2003, Rice University, Houston, Texas, November 7
  • Invited address, “Math at Top Speed: Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore” University of Texas - Pan American Mathematics Department, Edinburg, Texas, October 13
  • Invited address, “Math at Top Speed: Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore” Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, September 27
  • Guest speaker, “Math is Everywhere in My Real Life”, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, September 26
  • Invited address, “Math at Top Speed: Breaking Myths in the Drag Racing Folklore”, CITI Undergraduate Lecture Series, Rice University, Houston, Texas, September 16
  • Invited address, “Mathematics is Everywhere in My Real Life,” Department of Mathematics, University of Texas El Paso, El Paso, Texas, September 11
  • Invited address, “Inverse, Shifted, Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration Methods as Newton's Method,” CAARMS9, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, June 26
  • Invited address, “Inverse, Shifted Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method” California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, May 7
  • Invited address, “Math at Top Speed: Mathematical Insights in BMX Bicycle and Drag Racing,” San Marcos, Texas, April 9
  • Invited address, “Math at Top Speed: Mathematical Insights into BMX Bicycle and Car Drag Racing”, Houston Community College Central Campus, Houston, Texas, March 25
  • Invited address, “Inverse, Shifted, Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration Methods as Newton's Method,” IMPACT, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, March 7
  • Invited address, “Inverse, Shifted, Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration Methods as Newton's Method,” Department of Mathematics, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, February 25
  • Invited keynote address, “Some Mathematical Insights into Car and Bicycle Racing,” MAA/AMS Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, Maryland, January 16
2002

  • Invited speaker, “Some Mathematical Insights Related to Automobile Drag Racing,” Conference and Prize in Honor of David Blackwell and Richard A. Tapia, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, California, November 1
  • Invited speaker, “Some Mathematical Insights Related to Automobile Drag Racing,” Conference and Prize in Honor of David Blackwell and Richard A. Tapia, Baltimore, Maryland, November
  • Guest speaker, “On a Mathematical Formulation and Solution of the Fair-Lane Assignment Problem in Bicycle Motocross Racing,” Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, September 30
  • Invited speaker, “Interpreting the Classical Inverse, Shifted, Inverse, and Rayleigh Quotient Iteration Methods as a Standard Formulation of Newton’s Method from the Nonlinear Programming Literature,” 2nd Annual McMaster Optimization Conference: Theory and Applications (MOPTA 02), Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA, August 3
  • “Some Mathematical Insights in BMX Bicycle and Drag Racing”, University of Houston- Downtown, Houston, Texas, April  11
  • “If It Is Fast and Effective, It Must Be Newton's Method,” Department of Mathematics, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, February
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2001

  • “Open Dicussion of Computational Science Education Topics,” Contemporary Topics in Computational Science Education Session, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, July
  • “The Fundamental Role of Interior-Point Methodology in Constrained Optimization,” Department of Mathematical Science, The University of Texas-El Paso, El Paso, Texas, April
  • “The Fundamental Role of Interior-Point Methodology in Constrained Optimization,” Department of Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, March
  • “Some Mathematical Insights Related to BMX Bicycle and Drag Racing,” Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, March
  • “If It Is Fast and Effective, It Must Be Newton’s Method,” Invited Kieval Lecture, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, March
  • “On Sizing and Shifting the BFGS Update within the SIzed Broyden Family of Secant Updates,” 7th US-Mexico Workshop on Numerical Analysis, Yucatán, Merida, Mexico, January

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2000

  • OMB, Washington, DC, November
  • “Computational Biology,” Structural and Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics Program, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, November
  • “If It Is Fast, Must It Always Be Newton’s Method?” University of Colorado-Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, September
  • “If It Is Fast, Must It Always Be Newton’s Method?” Blackwell-Tapia Distinguished Lecture Series, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, May
  • “If It Is Fast, Must It Always Be Newton’s Method?” Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, April
  • “Mathematical Insights in BMX Bicycle and Car Drag Racing,” CITI Lecture Series, Computer and the Information Technology Institute, Rice University, Houston, Texas, April

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1999

  • “On the Fundamental Role of Interior-Point Methodology in Constrained Optimization,” T.J. Watson Research Center, December
  • “Historical Development of the Mathematical and Computational Sciences,” J. Ernest Wilkins Jr. Lecture, MathFest IX, Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, October
  • Keynote address: “Some Mathematical Insights into BMX Bicycle and Drag Racing,” SACNAS National Meeting, Portland, Oregon, October
  • “An Introduction to Computational Optimization Theory,” Mathematics and Statisitics Scientific Symposia, SACNAS National Meeting, Portland, Oregon, October
  • “On the Fundamental Role of Interior-Point Methodology in Constrained Optimization,” Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, September
  • “On the Fundamental Role of Interior-Point Methodology in Constrained Optimization,” Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, September
  • “Some Mathematical Insights Into Car and Bicycle Racing,” The I.E. Block Community Lecture, SIAM Optimization and Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, May

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1998

  • “On the Fundamental Role of the Interior-Point Methodology in Constrained Optimization,” CITI Distinguished Lecture Series, Rice University, Houston, Texas, October
  • Invited speaker: “Rayleigh Quotient Iteration as Newton’s Method,” Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, April

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1997

  • “Some Computational Issues Related to Interior-Point Mentods for Nonlinear Programming,” International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Lausanne, Switzerland, August
  • “Interior-Point Methods: New Algorithmic Methodology for Large-Scale Inequality Constrained Optimization,” INTERFACE '97, Houston, Texas, May
  • “An Algorithmic Linear Programming Paradox: Complexity Versus Performance,” Computational Science for the 21st Century, Tours, France, May
  • “Contributions to Interior-Point Methodology for Linear and Nonlinear Programming,” Applied Mathematical Sciences (AMS) Department of Energy Meeting, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, April
  • “Recent Advances in Interior-Point Methods,” Department of Mathematics, University of Houston, Houston, Texas March
  • “On the Fundamental Role of the Interior-Point Methodology in Constrained Optimization,” Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University, Houston, Texas, February

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1996

  • “On the Application of Interior-Point Methodology to Groundwater Remediation,” Fifth SIAM Conference on Optimization, Victoria, BC, Canada, May
  • “On the Global Convergence of Interior-Point Methods for Linear Programming,” INFORMS Washington, DC Spring 1996 National Meeting, Washington, DC, May
  • Invited speaker: “On the Fundamental Role of Interior-Point Methodology in for Constrained Optimization,” Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, April
  • Invited speaker: “On the Fundamental Role of Interior-Point Methodology in Constrained Optimization,” University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, March

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1995

  • “On the Application of Interior-Point Methodology to Groundwater Remediation,” The Fifth Annual Industrial Meeting, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, October
  • “On the Choice of Merit Function for the Primal-Dual Interior-Point Method for Nonlinear Programming,” SIAM National Meeting, Charlotte, North Carolina, October
  • Invited speaker: “Interior-Point Methods: An Effective Way of Handling Inequality Constraints?” The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, August
  • Invited speaker: “Interior-Point Methods for Linear and Nonlinear Programming: An Effective Way of Handling Inequality Constraints,” Center for Communications Research, La Jolla, California, June
  • “On the Characterization of Q-Superlinear Convergence of Quasi-Newton Interior-Point Methods for Nonlinear Programming,” INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) National Meeting, Los Angeles, California, April
  • Invited speaker: “Rice Activity in Interior-Point Methods for Linear and Nonlinear Programming,” Department of Energy, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March
  • “Interior-Point Methods: An Effective Way of Handling Inequality Constraints,” W.M. Keck Center for Computational Biology, Rice University; Houston, Texas, March
  • Invited speaker: “On the Formulation of Interior-Point Methods for Linear Programming,” Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, February

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1994

  • Invited speaker: “On the Formulation of the Karmarkar and Primal-Dual Interior-Point Algorithms for Linear Programming,"” 15th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Ann Arbor, Michigan, August
  • Invited series of lectures: Distinguished Visitor Program, Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, February

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1993

  • “On the Formulation of Interior-Point Methods for Nonlinear Programming,” TIMS- ORSA National Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, November
  • Invited address: “On the Historical Development of Theoretical and Computational Optimization Theory,” at the XXVI National Congress of the Sociedad Matematica Mexicana (SMM), Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico, October 1993 (selection made by President of the AMS at the invitation of the President of the SMM), October
  • "A Primal-Dual Interior-Point Method for Large-Scale Linear Programming," TIMS- ORSA meeting, Chicago, May
  • Plenary session: “The Historical Development of Computational Optimization,” regional meeting of the American Mathematical Society, Knoxville, Tennessee, March
  • Plenary session: “On the Formulation of InteriorPoint Methods for Linear and Nonlinear Programming,” Panamerican Workshop for Applied and Computational Mathematics, Caracas, Venezuela, January

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1992

  • “Convergence Properties of Primal-Dual Interior-Point Methods for Linear Programming,” TIMS-ORSA National Meeting, San Francisco, California, November
  • “Convergence of the Iteration Sequence in Primal-Dual Interior-Point Methods for Linear Programming,” Fourth SIAM Conference on Optimization, Chicago, May
  • "Recent Advances in Interior-Point Methods," 6th Mexico-United States Workshop in Numerical Analysis, Oaxaca, Mexico, January

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1991

  • “The Work of Magnus Hestenes in Constrained Optimization,” Hestenes Memorial Symposium, UCLA, November
  • TIMS-ORSA National Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, May

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1990

  • TIMS-ORSA National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October
  • An Optimization Day in Iowa City, one-day conference on interior-point methods, University of Iowa, July
  • SIAM National Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, July
  • Snowbird Conference for Chairs of Computer Science Departments, sponsored by the Computer Research Board of the Association for Advancement of Computing Research, Snowbird, Utah
    • Invited presentation on Educational Pipeline Issues
    • Invited presentation on Academic Computational Sciences Programs
    • Invited Presentation on Human Resources
  • TIMS-ORSA National Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Second Asilomar Workshop on Progress in Mathematical Programming, Asilomar, California
  • 4th Conference on Scientific and Technical Computing, sponsored by INRIA, Paris, France
  • 6th Oberwolfach Conference on Mathematical Programming, Oberwolfach, Germany

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1989

  • Third International SIAM Meeting on Optimization, Trier, Germany
  • 5th Mexico-United States Workshop in Numerical Analysis, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
  • Plenary presentation: "Recent Advances in Secant Methods for Constrained Optimization," 3rd SIAM Conference on Optimization, Boston

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1988

  • Centennial Lecture, SIAM National Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 5th Oberwolfach Conference on Mathematical Programming, Oberwolfach, Germany

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1987

  • International Workshop on Reliability in Computing, Columbus, Ohio

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1985

  • 4th Oberwolfach Conference on Mathematical Programming, Oberwolfach, Germany

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1984

  • 4th Mexico-United States Workshop in Numerical Analysis, Guanajuato, Mexico

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1983

  • 3rd Oberwolfach Conference on Mathematical Programming, Oberwolfach, Germany
  • 16th Annual Symposium on the Interface of Computer Science and Statistics, Houston, Texas

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1981

  • NATO Advanced Research Institute on Optimization, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England
  • Present 5 lectures at SIAM Summer Conference on Numerical and Statistical Analysis, University of Delaware, Newark
  • 3rd Mexico-United States Workshop on Numerical Analysis, Cocoyoc, Mexico

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1980

  • Keynote Address: National Meeting of El Congreso Mathematica de Mexico, Monterrey, Mexico

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1979

  • 2nd Mexico-United States Workshop on Numerical Analysis, Mexico City
  • International Conference on Nonlinear Optimization and Applications sponsored by Italsiel and the Italian Mathematical Society, L'Aquila, Italy

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1978

  • Featured Speaker (with J.R. Thompson): Johns Hopkins Distinguished Lecture Series in the Mathematical Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland; presented 10 lectures
  • Conference on Applied Nonlinear Analysis, University of Texas, Arlington, Texas
  • SIAM Meeting, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Distinguished Lecture Series, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
  • 1st Mexico-United States Workshop on Numerical Analysis, Mexico City

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1977

  • Special Session on Functional Analysis Methods in Numerical Analysis, AMS National Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Nonlinear Programming 3 Symposium, University of Wisconsin, Madison

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1975

  • Featured Speaker: Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Summer Conference, Biloxi, Mississippi

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1974

  • Annual Meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Nonlinear Programming I Symposium, University of Wisconsin, Madison

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1971

  • Symposium on Nonlinear Functional Analysis, University of Wisconsin, Madison

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