Adrian Lewis
School of Operations Research and Information Engineering
Biography

Adrian S. Lewis was born in England in 1962. He is a Professor at Cornell University in the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering. From July 2010 until June 2013 he served as the School's Director. Following his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Cambridge, and Research Fellowships at Queens' College, Cambridge and Dalhousie University, Canada, he worked in Canada at the University of Waterloo (1989-2001) and Simon Fraser University (2001-2004). He has also held visiting appointments at several institutions, including Paul Sabatier University (Toulouse), the University of Milan, and the University of Auckland.

Adrian Lewis is a Co-Editor for Mathematical Programming, Series A and an Associate Editor of Mathematics of Operations Research, and the SIAM/MPS Book Series on Optimization. He has also served on the editorial boards of the SIAM Journal on Optimization, the SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications, and the SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization. He received the 1995 Aisenstadt Prize, from the Canadian Centre de recherches mathematiques, the 2003 Lagrange Prize for Continuous Optimization from SIAM and the Mathematical Programming Society, and an Outstanding Paper Award from SIAM in 2005, and he is a SIAM Fellow. He co-authored "Convex Analysis and Nonlinear Optimization" with J.M. Borwein. His research concerns variational analysis and nonsmooth optimization, with a particular interest in semi-algebraic optimization and variational properties of eigenvalues.