Office: 1237 Faculty/Administration Bldg
Work Phone: (313) 577-2479
Home Phone: (734) 580-2048
Cell Phone: (734) 355-9620
  • 515. (with P. D. Khanh and D. B. Tran), A new inexact gradient descent method
    with applications to nonsmooth convex optimization , submitted (2023);

  • 514. (with P. Wu and X. Yang), Relative well-posedness of constrained systems with applications to variational inequalities, submitted (2023)

  • 513. (with F. J. Aragon-Artacho and P. Perez-Aros), Coderivative-based semi-Newton method in nonsmooth difference programming, submitted (2023); arXiv:2301.03491

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)
  • Advanced Research on Second-Order Variational Analysis with New Applications to Optimization, Control, and Practical Modeling, September 1, 2018-August 31, 2023, National Science Foundation, Grant No. DMS-1808978; Principal Investigator

  • Variational Analysis: Theory, Algorithms and Applications, September 1, 2022—August 31, 2025, National Science Foundation, Grant No. DMS-22045519; Principal 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 Forum on Developments and Origins of Operations Research, Shenzhen, China, November 2021

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

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

  • International Workshop on Nonsmooth Optimization, Antwerp, Belgium, 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