PD Dr. rer. nat. habil. Sorin-Mihai Grad

News and events
2019
  • 07-11.10: talk Inducing strong convergence of trajectories in dynamical systems with composite structure at the XIV International Seminar on Optimization and Related Areas - ISORA 2019, Lima, Peru

  • 17-20.09: talk Combining duality and splitting proximal point methods for constrained optimization problems at the 19th French-German-Swiss Conference on Optimization - FGS 2019, Nice, France

  • 04-08.08: talk Combining duality and splitting proximal point methods at the Sixth International Conference on Continuous Optimization - ICCOPT 2019, Berlin, Germany

  • 24.06-01.07: talk Proximal point methods for some constrained optimization problems at the 71st Workshop on Advances in Nonsmooth Analysis and Optimization, Erice, Italy

  • new preprint: New duality results for evenly convex optimization problems

  • 09-11.04: talk Solving nonlinear minmax location problems with minimal time functions by means of proximal point methods via conjugate duality at the Games, Dynamics and Optimization Workshop - GDO2019, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

  • 01.03.: M.Sc. Dennis Meier - PhD student in the framework of the DFG research project Convex analysis and monotone operators: forward and backward

  • 25.02-01.03: member of the local commitee at the Numerical Algorithms in Nonsmooth Optimization Workshop - ESI Thematic Programme "Modern Maximal Monotone Operator Theory: From Nonsmooth Optimization to Differential Inclusions", Vienna

  • 28.01-01.02: member of the local commitee at the Nonsmooth and Variational Analysis Workshop - ESI Thematic Programme "Modern Maximal Monotone Operator Theory: From Nonsmooth Optimization to Differential Inclusions", Vienna

  • new paper: A proximal method for solving nonlinear minmax location problems with perturbed minimal time functions via conjugate duality, to appear in Journal of Global Optimization, DOI: 10.1007/s10898-019-00746-5 [pdf]

2018
  • 19.12: talk Solving nonlinear minmax location problems with minimal time functions by means of conjugate duality and proximal point methods at the Vienna Workshop of Computational Optimization 2018 - VWCO18, Vienna, Austria

  • 01.11: begin working at the University of Vienna

  • 12.07: talk An inertial forward-backward method for solving vector optimization problems at the 16th EUROPT Workshop - Advances in Continuous Optimization, Almeria, Spain

  • new preprint: A perturbational duality approach in vector optimization

  • 30.06: talk An inertial forward-backward proximal point method for solving vector optimization problems at the International Conference on Variational Analysis and Nonsmooth Optimization - ICVANO 2018, Halle, Germany

  • 16.04: invited to join the Editorial Board of Optimization

  • 01.04-30.09: extension of guest professorship for Analysis at the Institute of Mathematics of the Leipzig University

  • 24.02: talk Modelling the power distribution in the Romanian Parliament at the Symposium in Memoriam Ioan Boţ, Satu Mare, Romania

  • new paper: Inertial forward-backward methods for solving vector optimization problems, to appear in Optimization

  • 11.01: talk Convex analysis and monotone operators: forward and backward at the ERC-Seminar for Analysis at the Institute of Mathematics of the Leipzig University

2017
  • 12.12.: talk Duality in vector optimization at the Seminar Stochastics and Finance Mathematics at the University of Konstanz, Germany

  • 25.11: Co-organizer of the Third Central European Set-Valued and Variational Analysis Meeting, Chemnitz, Germany

  • 01.10.2017-31.03.2018: on leave from Chemnitz, as a guest professor for Analysis at the Institute of Mathematics of the Leipzig University

  • 26.09: talk A forward-backward method for solving vector optimization problems at the 18th French - German - Italian Conference on Optimization, Paderborn, Germany

  • 19.09: talk An inertial forward-backward method for solving vector optimization problems at the CMO-BIRS Workshop Splitting Algorithms, Modern Operator Theory, and Applications, Oaxaca, Mexico

  • 07.09: talk A forward-backward method for solving vector optimization problems at the International Conference on Operations Research - OR2017, Berlin, Germany

  • Eleonore Dießner Prize awarded to my student Lidia Höpfner for her Diploma thesis

  • new paper: Characterizations via linear scalarization of minimal and properly minimal elements, to appear in Optimization Letters

2016
  • 03.12: talk Characterizations of minimality notions by means of quasi interior at the Second Central European Set-Valued and Variational Analysis Meeting, Jena, Germany

  • 01.12: talk An inertial proximal point method for vector optimization problems at the Optimization Seminar of the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Vienna, Austria

  • 01.10: new industry project Prognosis of the equilibrium prices in the energy market with eins - energie in sachsen

  • 31.08: talk An inertial proximal point method for vector optimization problems at the International Conference on Operations Research - OR2016, Hamburg, Germany

  • new paper: Duality and ε-optimality conditions for multi-composed optimization problems with applications to fractional and entropy optimization, to appear in Pure and Applied Functional Analysis

  • 20.06: lecture Mathematics III (for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology) [in German] confirmed for Winter Semester 2016/2017

  • 06.06: talk Closedness type regularity conditions in convex optimization and beyond at the Sixth International Conference in Optimization Theory and its Applications - ALEL 2016, Cartagena, Spain

  • 05.05: talk About closedness type regularity conditions in convex optimization at International Conference on Bilevel Optimization and Related Topics in honor of Stephan Dempe's 60th birthday, Dresden, Germany

  • 20.04: Approval of my DFG-research project Convex analysis and monotone operators: forward and backward for 24 months

  • 05.01: lecture Mathematics IV (for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology) [in German] confirmed for Summer Semester 2016

  • my students can rate my lectures on meinprof.de
2015
  • new paper: On gauge functions for convex cones with possibly empty interiors, to appear in Journal of Convex Analysis

  • 24.10: talk An inertial proximal point method for vector optimization problems at the Central European Set-Valued and Variational Analysis Meeting, Göttingen, Germany

  • 13.07: talk An iterative method for solving vector optimization problems at the EURO-XXVII Conference, Glasgow, United Kingdom

  • 09.07: talk About closedness type regularity conditions in convex optimization at the 13th EUROPT Workshop - Advances in Continuous Optimization, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

  • 01.07: lecture Game theory confirmed for Winter Semester 2015/2016

  • new paper: On biconjugates of infimal functions, to appear in Optimization, DOI: 10.1080/02331934.2015.1046873 [pdf]

  • 10.01: if you are interested in giving a talk in my session entitled "Numerical methods for solving convex vector optimization problems" within the stream "Continuous multiobjective optimization and robustness" at the EURO XXVII Conference (12-15.07.2015, Glasgow) feel free to contact me until 16.03.2015

  • 05.01: lecture Conjugate duality in convex optimization confirmed for Summer Semester 2015

2014
  • 11.12: article about me in University News

  • 03.09: talk On biconjugates of infimal functions at the International conference on Operations Research - OR2014, Aachen, Germany

  • 15.07: talk Generalizations of the weak minimality at the Fourth Latin American Workshop on Optimization and Control - LAWOC 2014, Lima, Peru

  • 01.07: lecture Optimization and approximation problems confirmed for Winter Semester 2014/2015

  • 17.04: granting of the academic title Privatdozent of the Department of Mathematics, Chemnitz University of Technology

  • 06.02: achievement of the title Dr. rer. nat. habil. at the Department of Mathematics, Chemnitz University of Technology

  • 06.02: talk The equilibrium problem and its applications in the framework of the Habilitation procedures, Department of Mathematics, Chemnitz University of Technology

  • new paper: Characterizing relatively minimal elements via linear scalarization, accepted for the Proceedings of the OR2013 Conference, Rotterdam, 2013

2013
  • 24.10: test lecture Konjugierte Funktionen, Department of Mathematics, Chemnitz University of Technology

  • 05.09: talk Vector duality for convex vector optimization problems by means of the quasi interior of the ordering cone at the OR2013 International Conference on Operations Research, Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • 01.09: exercise Mathematics I (for Economists) confirmed for Winter Semester 2013/2014

  • new paper: Characterizations of ε-duality gap statements for composed optimization problems, Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods & Applications 92(1):96-107, 2013

  • 01.07: exercise Mathematics III for Electrical Engineering [in German] and Research Seminar Optimization and Approximation confirmed for Winter Semester 2013/2014

  • 06.06: talk Recent advances in vector optimization and set-valued analysis via convex duality, Chemnitzer Mathematisches Colloquium, Chemnitz University of Technology

  • 01.03: exercise Mathematics II for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology [in German] confirmed for Summer Semester 2013

  • new paper: Vector duality for convex vector optimization problems by means of the quasi-interior of the ordering cone, accepted by Optimization, DOI: 10.1080/02331934.2013.775283

2012
  • new paper: Characterizations of ε-duality gap statements for constrained optimization problems, accepted by Central European Journal of Mathematics

  • new paper: Alternative generalized Wolfe type and Mond-Weir type vector duality, accepted by Journal of Nonlinear and Convex Analysis

  • 01.09: exercise Mathematics I for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology [in German] confirmed for Winter Semester 2012/2013

  • new preprint: Characterizations of ε-duality gap statements for composed optimization problems

  • 24.08: talk Classical linear vector optimization duality revisited at the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Programming - ISMP2012, Berlin, Germany

  • 31.07: talk Classical linear vector optimization duality revisited at the IX Brazilian Workshop on Continuous Optimization, Luis Correia - Piaui, Brasil

  • 20.06: talk Classical linear vector optimization duality revisited at the conference on Constructive Nonsmooth Analysis and Related Topics, St. Petersburg, Russia

  • new preprint: Characterizations of ε-duality gap statements for constrained optimization problems

  • 01.04: exercise Advanced Mathematics I.2 for Sensory and Cognitive Psychology [in German] confirmed for Summer Semester 2012

2011
  • new preprint: Alternative generalized Wolfe type and Mond-Weir type vector duality

  • new paper: Approaching the maximal monotonicity of bifunctions via representative functions, accepted by Journal of Convex Analysis, online first

  • 26.10: talk Classical linear vector optimization duality revisited at the International Conference Optimization, Theory, Algorithms and Applications in Economics, Barcelona, Spain

  • 24.08: talk Classical linear vector optimization duality revisited at the GCM10 - Symposium, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

  • new paper: On linear vector optimization duality in infinite-dimensional spaces, Numerical Algebra, Control and Optimization 3(1):407-415, 2011

  • new preprint: Approaching the maximal monotonicity of bifunctions via representative functions, uploaded on arXiv

  • new preprint: On linear vector optimization duality in infinite-dimensional spaces, submitted

2010