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About Us

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

Fellowships and Academy Memberships:
Fellow: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
Fellow: American Mathematical Society (AMS)
Foreign Member, The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Corresponding Member, Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti (Italy)

Lifetime Scholar, WSU Academy of Scholars (Vice President, 2009-2010 and President, 2010-2011)
Honorary Professorships:
Honorary Professor, Harbin Normal University, Harbin, China
Advisory Professor, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China

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

More than 500 publications including books and patents; see the publication site

Recent Monographs:

Second-Order Variational Analysis in Optimization, Variational Stability, and Control: Theory, Algorithms, Applications, Springer, 2024.

An Easy Path to Convex Analysis and Applications (with N. M. Nam), 2nd edition, Springer, 2023.

Approximations Methods in Problems of Optimization and Control, 2nd edition, Moscow, 2023.

Convex Analysis and Beyond, I: Basis Theory (with N. M. Nam), Springer Series in Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Springer, 2022.

Variational Analysis and Applications, Springer Monographs in Mathematics. Springer, 2018.
Chinese translation, Science Press, Beijing, 2023.

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; Springer, 2022.
Chinese translation, Science Press, Beijing, China, 2015.
Farsi translation, Kharazmi University Press, Tehran. Iran, 2017.