- Big-data Clustering: K-means vs K-indicators.
2016 International Workshop on Mathematical Issues in Information Sciences (MIIS).
Dec. 19th, 2016. Shenzhen, China
- Towards higher quality and faster speed in large-scale K-means clustering.
2016 Workshop on Modern Optimization and Applications.
June 27th, 2016. Beijing, China
- Accelerating convergence by augmented Rayleigh-Ritz projections for
eigenpair computation.
Workshop on Optimization & Eigenvalue Computation, , organized by
Beijing International Center of Mathematics Research (BICMR),
Peking University. June 25, 2016. Beijing, China.
- Block algorithms in an augmented Rayleigh-Ritz framework for large-scale exterior eigenpair computation.
Sparse days in St Girons III,
Saint Girons, France. June 29th - July 2nd, 2015.
- A New Approach to Solving the K-Means Clustering Problem.
LSEC/NCMIS, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Beijing, China. June 18th, 2015.
- Block algorithms with augmented Rayleigh-Ritz projections
for large-scale eigenpair computation.
School of Mathematic. Chongqing University.
Chongqing, China. June 16, 2015.
- Block algorithms with augmented Rayleigh-Ritz projections
for large-scale eigenpair computation.
Applied Math Seminar. University of California Davis. May 21, 2015.
- A Gauss-Newton method for low-rank matrix approximations.
Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University.
March 17, 2014.
- An Efficient Gauss-Newton Algorithm for Symmetric Low-Rank Product Matrix Approximations.
Institute of Computational Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Beijing, China. June 3, 2014.
- An SOR Algorithm for Low-Rank Matrix Completion.
Beijing International Center of Mathematics Research (BICMR).
Peking University. Beijing, China. June 4, 2014.
- An Efficient Gauss-Newton Algorithm for Symmetric Low-Rank Product Matrix Approximations.
Department of Mathematics. Chongqing University, Chongqing. China. June 12, 2014.
- An SOR Algorithm for Low-Rank Matrix Completion.
Department of Mathematics. University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.
Chengdu, China. June 20, 2014
- A Penalty-based Trace Minimization Method
for Large-scale Eigenspace Computation.
College of Mathematics and Statistics,
Chongqing University.
December 6th, 2012. Chongqing, China
- Hyperspectral Image
Compressive Sensing and Unmixing.
2012 Conference of LSEC Center for Optimization and Applications,
Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Lang-Ya Mountain, Hebei, China. June 23, 2011.
- Towards a Massively Parallel Algorithm
for Large-Scale Eigenspace Computation.

Institute of Computational Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Beijing, China. June 22, 2012. - Compressive Sensing: A Non-RIP Analysis.
College of Mathematics and Statistics,

Chongqing University. June 19, 2012. Chongqing, China - A Non-RIP Theory for Compressive Sensing via L1-Minimization.
International Symposium on Compressed Sensing: Theory and Applications
(plenary speaker). Tianjin University. Tianjin, China, June 9th-12th, 2012.
- A Non-RIP Theory for Compressive Sensing. A 3-lecture series at
Institute of Computational Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
Beijing, China. May 25th - June 4th, 2012.
- Factorization-based algorithms for low-rank matrix completion
and approximations.
Institute of Computational Mathematics,
Chinese Academy of Sciences,
Beijing, China, December 13, 2011
- Factorization-based algorithms for low-rank matrix completion
and approximations.
Department of Mathematics, Beijing Jiaotong University,
Beijing, China, December 12, 2011
- Compressive Sensing: A Brief Introduction.
Department of Mathematics, Shanghai University,
Shanghai, China, Nov. 25, 2011.
- Hyperspectral image compressive sensing and unmixing.
Department of Mathematics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
Shanghai, China, Nov. 23, 2011.
- Compressive Sensing: A Brief Introduction.
Department of Mathematics, Zhejiang University,
Hangzhou, China, Nov. 21, 2011.
- An Efficient SVD Algorithm for Large Unstructured Matrices.
Workshop on Optimization in Material Computing (invited speaker).
Institute of Computational Mathematics,
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Nov. 16th, 2011.
- Compressive Sensing: A Brief Introduction.
Dept. of Mathematics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
Shanghai, China, Nov. 14, 2011.
- Some Recent Advances in Alternating Direction Methods: Practice and Theory.
University of Science and Technology of China,
Hefei, China, October 31, 2011.
- Some Recent Advances in Alternating Direction Methods: Practice and Theory.
Dept. of Mathematics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
Shanghai, China, October 26, 2011.
- Some Recent Advances in Alternating Direction Methods: Practice and Theory.
The 5th Sino-Japanese Optimization Meeting (plenary speaker),
Beijing, China, September 28, 2011.
- Some Recent Advances in Alternating Direction Methods: Practice and Theory.
School of Mathematical Sciences, Peking University,
Beijing, China, Sept. 16, 2011.
- Some Recent Advances in Alternating Direction Methods: Practice and Theory.
School of Mathematical Sciences, Dalian University of Technology,
Dalian, China, Sept. 13, 2011.
- Some Recent Advances in Alternating Direction Methods: Practice and Theory.
Institute of Computational Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
Beijing, China, September 6th, 2011.
- Some Recent Advances in Alternating Direction Methods: Practice and Theory.
Department of CAAM, Rice University. Houston, Texas. November 8, 2010.
- Some Recent Advances in Alternating Direction Methods: Practice and Theory.
Department of Mathematics, University of Texas. Austin, Texas. October 29, 2010.
- Recent Advances in Alternating Direction Methods: Theory and Practice.
IPAM Workshop: Numerical Methods for Continuous Optimization.
UCLA. Los Angeles, California. October 11, 2010.
- An SOR Algorithm for Matrix Completion (with Zaiwen Wen and Wotao Yin).
International Workshop on Large Scale Optimization: Analysis, Algorithm and Applications.
Fudan University, Shanghai, China. May 20, 2010.
- Sparsity Regularizations and Augmented Lagrangian Alternating Direction Methods.
Department of Mathematics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China. May 17, 2010.
- Sparsity Regularizations and Augmented Lagrangian Alternating Direction Methods.
The School of Electronic Engineering, Xidian University, Xian, China. May 14, 2010.
- Sparsity regularizations and augmented Lagrangian alternating direction methods.
Workshop on Inverse Problems: Theory, Computation, and Applications.
Michigan State University. April. 19-20, 2010.
- Sparse Solution Recovery via L1 or TV Minimization: Theory, Models, and Algorithms.
Plenary Speaker at
*International Conference on Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimization*. Lijiang, China. August 16-18, 2009. - Compressive Sensing: RIP-free Theory and Some Efficient Algorithms.
Invited Speaker at
*Conference on Optimization Applications in Engineering and Applied Sciences*. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 26-28, 2009. - Sparse Solution Recovery via L1-minimization: Theory, Models, and Algorithms.
School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh. July 10, 2009.
- Compressive Sensing via L1-minimization: Theory, Models, and Algorithms.
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering,
Imperial College of London. July 06, 2009.
- Sparse Solution Recovery via L1-minimization: Theory, Models, and Algorithms.
Institute of Mathematics, University of Graz, July 1, 2009.
- Sparse Solution Recovery via L1-minimization: Theory, Models, and Algorithms.
Institute of Mathematics, University of Wurzburg, June 26, 2009.
- Compressive Sensing: Theory, Models and Algorithms.
ECE Department, University of Minnesota June 11, 2009
- Compressive Sensing: RIP-free Theory and Efficient Algorithms.
Department of Mathematics, UC Irvin, May 4, 2009.
- Compressive Sensing Theory and L1-related Optimization Algorithms.
Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University.
January 26, 2009.
- Acquiring less data without losing content:
Compressive Sensing Theory and Algorithms.
The First International Conference on Frontiers in Computational
Mathematics. Invited Speaker. Guilin, China, December 15-17, 2008.
- Compressive Sensing Theory and Algorithms.
Institute of Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
December 5, 2008.
- A class of fast algorithms for TV-based Image Reconstruction.
Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific/Engineering
Computing, Chinese Academy of Sciences. December 4, 2008.
- Acquiring Less Data Without Losing Content: Compressive Sensing
Theory and Algorithms. Invited speaker. DTRA-NSF 2008 Algorithm Workshop.
Baltimore, Maryland, November 4-6,2008.
- Enhanced Compressive Sensing and More.
Invited one-hour talk Speaker,
Workshop on Nonlinear Approximation Techniques Using L1,
Texas A & M University, May 16th, 2008.
- Large-Scale L1-Related Minimization in
Compressive Sensing and Beyond.
Colloquium, Department Mathematics,
Arizona State University. March 5th, 2008.
- A Fixed-Point Continuation Method for -Regularized
Minimization with Application to Compressed Sensing
(with Elaine Hale and Wotao Yin).
2007 von Neumann Symposium on
Sparse Representation and High-Dimensional Geometry.
Snowbird Utah July 8-12, 2007.
- Solution Recovery via L1 minimization:
What are possible and Why?
Eighth US-Mexico Workshop on Optimization and its Applications
Huatulco, Mexico, January 8 - 12, 2007.
- An approach to optimal cancer radiation treatment planning.
Invited talk at the Annual Meeting of the Chongqing Society
of Industrial and Applied Mathematics. June 17th, 2006.
- Hilbert's 17th problem, EDP and conic programming.
Collage of Mathematics and Sciences, Chongqing University.
June 14th, 2006.
- Hilbert's 17th problem, SDP and conic programming. Department of
Mathematics, Chongqing Normal University. June 12th, 2006.
- Solution recovery for non-square systems via L1 minimization.
Invited Lecture at the International Conference on Nonlinear
Programming with Applications, Shanghai, China.
May 29th, 2006.
- Sparse solution recovery by L1-minimization.
Special Session on New Developments in Optimization.
2006 Spring Central Sectional Meeting, Notre Dame, IN,
April 8-9, 2006.
- A General Robust-optimization Framework for Nonlinear Optimization.
Workshop On Large-Scale Robust Optimization.
Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 31 - September 2, 2005.
- A Robust optimization formulation for general nonlinear programming.
Department of Information Systems and Algorithms,
Delft University of Technology.
Delft, Netherlands. May 12, 2005.
- Optimization in Action: Help treating cancers.
Distinguished Lecture Series.
Dept of Industrial Engineering,
University of Houston. March 11, 2005.
- Optimization in Action: Help treating cancers.
Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Nov. 17, 2004.
- Optimization in Action: Help treating cancers. Department of
Applied Mathematics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Oct. 21, 2004.
- A Unified Analysis for a Class of Long-Step Primal-Dual
Path-Following Interior-Point Algorithms for Semidefinite Programming
(with Monteiro). ICS Prize Tutorial. INFORMS Annual Meeting 2002, San
Jose, Nov. 17-20, 2002.
- A Global Optimization Problem in Computational Biology:
Molecular Replacement Problem.
Thematic Year Optimization Visitors to the Fields Institute,
May 13, 2002.
- Hilbert's 17th Problem, SDP and DSP and Some New Applications of SDP.
Colloquium, Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics,
Rice University. Feb. 11, 2002.
- Interior point methods for mathematical programming.
Invited 1.5-hour Tutorial. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Miami Beach,
Florida, November 3-7, 2001.
- Interior point methods and semidefinite programming.
Scientific Computing Seminar, University of Houston.
Feb. 15, 2001. Houston, Texas.
- Interior point methods and semidefinite programming.
2000 SIAM Annual Meeting. Invited Plenary speaker.
July 10-14, 2000. Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.
- Solving Semidefinite Programs via Nonlinear Programming.
Department of Mathematics, University of California Los Angeles,
November 9, 1999.
- Solving Semidefinite Programs via Nonlinear Programming:
Transformations and Derivatives. First Workshop on Nonlinear
Optimization: "Interior-Point and Filter Methods". Center for
Mathematics - University of Coimbra, Portugal. October 27-30, 1999.
- Solving Semidefinite Programs via Nonlinear Programming.
Invited plenary lecture, Nanjing International Conference on
Optimization and Numerical Linear Algebra. Nanjing, China.
Sept. 27-30, 1999.
- Solving Semidefinite Programs via Nonlinear Programming. Part I:
Transformations and Derivatives. Department of Computational and
Applied Mathematics, Rice University, Sept. 13, 1999.
- An Interior-Point Algorithm for the Max-Volume Ellipsoid Problem.
DIMACS Workshop on Semidefinite Programming and its Applications to
Large Scale Discrete Optimization. Princeton University. January 7-9,
1999.
- A Unified Analysis for a Class of Primal-Dual Path-Following
Algorithms for Semidefinite Programming. Invited Lecture at the
International Symposium on Computation and Optimization,
Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan, Aug. 12-16, 1996.
- Infeasible Primal-Dual Interior-Point Methods for Semidefinite
Programming. Workshop on Semidefinite Programming and Interior-Point
Approaches for Combinatorial Optimization Problems. The Fields
Institute, Toronto, Canada. May 15-17, 1996.
- Infeasible interior point methods: theory and software.
Courant Institute of Mathematics, New York University, Nov. 17, 1995.
- Infeasible interior point methods: theory and software.
Invited speaker at the DOE/OSC Mathematics Workshop,
Albuquerque, NM. Feb. 29 - Mar. 1, 1995.
- Interior-point methods for linear programming: the state of the
art (as an invited plenary speaker). The 1993 Conference on Scientific
and Engineering Computing for Young Chinese Scientists, Beijing, China,
Aug. 16-21, 1993.
- Convergence of infeasible interior-point methods for the horizontal
linear complementarity problem. Center for Applied Mathematics,
Cornell University, April 30, 1993.
- Interior point methods for linear and nonlinear programming.
Department of Mathematical Sciences, Johns Hopkins University,
October, 1992.
- Interior point algorithms for linear programming,
Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium, American University,
March 26, 1991.
- Convergence of primal-dual interior-point algorithms for linear
programming, Numerical Analysis Seminar, Department of Mathematics,
University of Maryland College Park, Dec. 6, 1990.