Selected Honors and Awards

The Fink Distinguished Lecture Award, University of Wyoming, 2017
Corresponding Member, Accademia Peloritana deii, Italy, elected in 2016
Dedication of the special issue of Applicable Analysis on Variational Analysis, Optimization and Optimal Control, 94 (2015), No. 1
Recognition in the list of 10 top papers in Optimization for 2014, Taylor & Francis
Special Lecture Series Award, Center for Mathematical Research at the Technion, Haifa, Israel, 2014
Doctor Honoris Causa, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 2014
Dedication of the International Workshop on Variational Analysis and Approximation Theory, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2014
Dedication of the special issue of Vietnam J. Mathematics  42 (2014), No. 4
Editor Award for the best paper, Kybernetika, 2014
Highly Cited Researcher, Thompson Reuters, 2013
Doctor Honoris Causa, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2013
Fellow of the Inaugural Class, American Mathematical Society, named in 2012
Chair of the International Working Group on Generalized Convexity and Monotonicity for 2012-2015
Honorary Professor, Harbin Normal University, Harbin, China, 2012
Fellow of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, named in 2011
Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Messina, Italy, 2011
Dedication of the International Workshop on Variational Analysis in Optimization and Equilibria, Messina, Italy, June 2011
Advisory Professor, Beijing Jiaotong University, China, 2011
Two among eight most cited papers in Mathematical Programming for 2009-2010
Dedication of the book Variational Analysis and Generalized Differentiation with Applications to Optimization and Control, Springer Series on Optimization and Applications, Vol. 47, Springer, New York, 2010
Doctor Honoris Causa, Alicante University, Alicante, Spain, 2009
Distinguished Lecture Award, Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences and University of Victoria, Canada, September 2009
Dedication of the special issue on Variational Analysis and Optimization, Taiwanese Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 13, No. 6A, 2009
Dedication of the special issue on Mathematical Control Theory of the International Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, 2009
Distinguished University Professor, Wayne State University, named in 2008
Distinguished Lecture Award, The University of Texas-Pan American, 2008
Honorary Medal of the Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists, Czech Republic, 2008
Dedication of the special issue of Set-Valued Analysis on Variational Analysis and Generalized Differentiation, 16, No. 2-3, 2008
Doctor Honoris Causa, Vasile Goldis University, Romania, 2008
Dedication of the special clusters on Variational Analysis and Generalized Differentiation and on on Mathematical Control Theory, International Conference Controlo2008, Vila Real, Portugal, July 2008
Dedication (among others) of the International Conference "50 Years of Optimal Control," Bedlewo, Poland, September 2008
Dedication of the special clusters on Variational Analysis and Applications and Midwest Optimization Seminar at the AMS Fall Central Meeting, Kalamazoo, Michigan, October 2008
Dedication of the International Symposium on Variational Analysis and Optimization, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, November 2008
Doctor Honoris Causa, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan, 2007
Certificate of Significant Contribution, Georgian National Science Foundation, 2007
Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award, Wayne State University, 2007
Distinguished Award in Operational Research, Indian National Science Academy, 2007
Best Paper Award,Czech Republic Academy of Sciences, 2007
Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award, Wayne State University, 2006
Certificate of Highest Merit, International University, HoChiMinh City, Vietnam, 2006
Lifetime Scholar of the Academy of Scholars, Wayne State University, elected in 2004
Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award, Wayne State University, 2004
Excellence in Teaching Award, Wayne State University, 2004
Best Paper Award, Czech Republic Academy of Sciences, 2003
Distinguished Faculty Fellowship, Wayne State University, 1999
Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award, Wayne State University, 1998
Career Development Chair Award, Wayne State University, 1992