Office: 1237 Faculty/Administration Bldg
Work Phone: (313) 577-2479
Home Phone: (734) 580-2048
Cell Phone: (734) 355-9620
  • 522. ( with P. D. Khanh, V. V.  H. Khoa and V. T. Phat), Variational and strong variational convexity in infinite-dimensional variational analysis, submitted (2023)

  • 521. ( with P. D. Khanh, V. V.  H. Khoa and V. T. Phat), Local maximal monotonicity in variational analysis and optimization, submitted (2023); arXiv:2308.14193

  • 520.  (with G. Colombo, D. Nguyen and T. Nguyen), Discrete approximations and optimality conditions for controlled free-time sweeping processes, submitted (2023)

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 dei Pericolanti, Italy (elected in 2016)
  • Foreign Member, The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (elected in 2021)
  • Variational Analysis: Theory, Algorithms and Applications, September 1, 2022—August 31, 2025, National Science Foundation, Grant No. DMS-22045519; Principal Investigator

  • Innovations in Sparse Optimization: Big Data Nonsmooth Optimization, January 1, 2019–December 31, 2024, Australian Research Council, Discovery Project No. DP-190100555; Principal Foreign Investigator

Honors & Awards
  • Dedication of the 3rd International Conference on Variational Analysis and Optimization, Santiago, Chile, January 2024

  • Dedication of the special issue of JOTA on Variational Analysis in Optimization, Control and Applications, 2024

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

  •  2nd Brazilian School of Dynamic Applications and Control (3 lectures), Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 2024

  • International Workshop on Nonlinear Analysis and Optimization, Erice, Italy, May 2024



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