The School of Operations Research
and Industrial Engineering in the
College of Engineering
My ORIE home page.
The Center for Applied Mathematics
and the Math Dept..
are Cornell's math seminars for the week.
The CS Dept. and the
Computing and Information
I was chair of the
Society for the Foundations of Computational
Mathematics for 2005--2008. Now I am co-managing editor (with
for its journal.
I am chair of the
SIAM Activity Group on Optimization for
The Optimization Technology
Center of Argonne and Northwestern.
The INFORMS OR/MS Resources home page, and its
list of OR people.
list of OR and related sites.
extensive home page.
The Interior Point Methods On-Line Site, run by
Two semidefinite programming sites: the
Farid Alizadeh and the
by Christoph Helmberg; see also the
on eigenvalue optimization and semidefinite programming by
The pages of Wright and Helmberg contain links to people working in
the field, here and here.
The output of Jon Kleinberg's program on "+semidefinite+programming"
When Fermat's Last Theorem was proved (by a fellow of my old college,
in Cambridge), I wondered whether it held for integer symmetric
matrices also. See Fermatlab.
And some less academic sites:
My wife Marina was Director of Creative Services at
Our son Jonathan got
married on June 2, 2001. (Check out the photos
particularly photo 1, and
particularly photos 4 and 9.)
He and his wife Jen are living in South Hadley, MA, where
she is a pediatrician at
Fairview Pediatrics and he
teaches mathematics at
Holyoke Community College and
Western New England College.
Here are some pictures taken on an excursion from a conference in Japan:
Rob Freund, Shinji Mizuno, Levent Tuncel and I visited
I spent the 94-95 academic year visiting
the University of Washington and
I spent the fall of 2001 visiting the
for Research in Economics at Yale and
Sciences at IBM.
I spent the spring of 2009 at the
Engineering Sciences Department
at the University of Auckland and the fall visiting the
Fields Institute in Toronto.
I love the name of this site (unfortunately no longer there!),
even though it has nothing to do with simplex paths (and the name is spelled
wrong). In 1991, I saw someone walking around with a t-shirt advertising
a recent Danzig tour. The back read "Danzig -- the long way"; I still regret
not tearing it off his back! The tour was called the
Long Way Back From Hell
Jonathan has a
paper published in the
based on his undergraduate work at
Williams College with
works on computational astrobiology and
computer-generated jokes, among other things.
restaurants2 in Ithaca, and
local wineries in the
Two motorcycle links: the
Cayuga Curmudgeons (see a picture of my
1978 Ducati Darmah,
and Karen Aardal on my old faithful
1958 BMW R69)
Other Mike Todds: