Office: 1237 Faculty/Administration Bldg
Work Phone: (313) 577-2479
Home Phone: (734) 580-2048
Cell Phone: (734) 355-9620
    • 490. (with N. M. Nam) Convex Analysis and Beyond,  Vol. 1: Basic Theory,  XI+588 pp.,  to appear in Springer.
  • 489.  (with P. D. Khanh, V. T. Phat and D. B. Tran) Globally convergent coderivative-based generalized Newton methods in nonsmooth optimization, submitted (2021);

  • 488. (with R. Burachik, S. Reich and A. Zaslavski) Convex and Variational Analysis (Preface to the special issue dedicated to R. T. Rockafellar), to appear in Pure Appl. Funct. Anal. (2021)

Memberships & Editorial


  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (Fellow, named in 2011)
  • American Mathematical Society (Fellow of the Inaugural Class, named in 2012)
  • Corresponding Member, Accademia Peloritana deii, Italy (elected in 2016)
  • Foreign Member, The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (elected in 2021)
  • Advanced Research on Second-Order Variational Analysis with New Applications to Optimization, Control, and Practical Modeling, September 1, 2018-August 31, 2022, National Science Foundation, Grant No. DMS-1808978; Principal Investigator.

  • Innovations in Sparse Optimization: Big Data Nonsmooth Optimization, January 1, 2019–December 31, 2022, Australian Research Council, Discovery Project No. DP-190100555; Principal Foreign Investigator.

Honors & Awards
  • Principal Lecturer at the International School-Seminar on Nonlinear Analysis and Extremal Problems, Irkursk, Russia, July 2022

  • Principal Lecturer at the International School on Variational Analysis and Optimization, Shenzhen, China, November 2021

  • Foreign Member, The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, elected in May 2021

  • International School-Seminar on Nonlinear Analysis and Extremal Problems (3 lectures), Irkutsk, Russia, July 2022

  • International Conference on Theoretical and Applicable Optimization and Optimal Control, Baku, Azerbaijan, June 2022



Office Hours: MW 3:00-4:00

Class: MW 4:00-5:20

Seminar: W 1:00-2:00

About Boris

Born in Moscow, Russia; married with two children, Citizen of the United States

Distinguished University Professor

Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics: Belarus State Univ. (Minsk, Belarus)

Honorary Degrees
Doctor Honoris Causa (mult.):
National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
Alicante University, Spain
University of Messina
Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Vietnam
Vasile Goldis University, Romania