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)
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)
Lifetime Scholar, WSU Academy of Scholars (Vice President, 2009-2010 and President, 2010-2011)
Corresponding Member, Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti (Italy)
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 450 publications including books and patents; see the publication site
Recent Monographs: Variational Analysis and Applications, Springer Monographs in Mathematics. Springer, 2018.
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. Chinese translation, Science Press, Beijing, China, 2015.
Farsi translation, Kharazmi University Press, Tehran. Iran, 2017.