The Hubble Space Telescope was launched into orbit on April 24, 1990. We’ll review some of the most enigmatic images taken with HST over the last 30 years; explore what their shapes, colors and…

One great way to jump start your week and your morning is by making a healthy green smoothie. Green smoothies in the morning are an excellent way to help you get in your fruits and veggies for the…

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 12:00pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar: Alexander MacDonald (Cal Tech) - Engineering Economic Development in the Solar System: Lessons…

Proponents of robust optimization typically make three claims concerning the value of the robust approach. The first is that robust optimization models lead to solutions whose expected cost is close…

ORIE Colloquium: Marina A. Epelman (Michigan) - A Column Generation-Based Algorithm for Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) Treatment Plan Optimization
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 3:00pm
Frank H.…

ORIE Colloquium: Numerical Schemes for Stochastic Volatility Models
Thursday, January 26 at 4:15pm
Frank H.T. Rhodes Hall, 655
We present a tree based approximations for stochastic volatility…

Abstract: Techniques for numerical optimization have been wildly successful in an
amazingly broad range of applications. In the talk, I will go into some detail
about two particular…