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

Fellowships and Academy Memberships:

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

Fellow: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
Fellow: American Mathematical Society (AMS)
Lifetime Scholar, WSU Academy of Scholars (Vice President, 2009-2010 and President, 2010-2011)
Corresponding Member, Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti  (Italy)

Honorary Professorships:

Honorary Professor, Harbin Normal University, Harbin, China
Advisory Professor, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China



Areas of Research: Variational Analysis & Optimization, Systems Control and Operations Research, Nonlinear Dynamics, Applications to Economics, Engineering, Mechanics, and Behavioral Sciences

More than 400 publications including books and patents; see the publication site
Recent Monographs: Variational Analysis and Generalized Differentiation, I: Basic Theory; II: Applications, Grundlehren Series (Fundamental Principles of Mathematical Sciences), Vol. 330 and 331, Springer, 2006; updated reprinting, 2013. Chinese translation, Science Press, Beijing, China: I-2011, II-2014
An Easy Path to Convex Analysis and Applications (with N. M. Nam), Morgan & Claypool Publishers, CA, 2014. Chinese translation, Science Press, Beijing, China, 2015. Farsi translation, Kharazmi University Press, Tehran. Iran, 2017.
Highly Cited Researcher in Mathematics