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Home Phone: (734) 580-2048
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  • 529. Second-Order Variational Analysis in Optimization, Variational Stability, and Control: Theory, Algorithms, Applications, 760 pp.,  to appear in Springer, 2024.

  • 528.  (with P.  D.  Khanh, V.  V.  H. Khoa and V. T. Phat), Second-order subdifferential optimality conditions in nonsmooth optimization, submitted (2023).

  • 527. (with D. Nguyen and T. Nguyen), Optimal control of sweeping processes in unmanned surface vehicles and nanoparticle modeling, submitted (2023); arXiv:2311.12916

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 International Conference on Optimization: Challenges and Applications, Alicante, Spain, June 2024

  • Dedication of the International Workshop on Nonsmooth Optimization and Applications, Antwerp, Belgium, April 2024

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

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

  • International School-Seminar  on Nonlinear Analysis and Extremal Problems,  Irkutks, Russia, June 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