IBM Professor of Computational Mathematics
Department of Computer Science and Department of Mathematics
University of British Columbia

Room 221
2366 Main Mall
Department of Computer Science
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4



Professor, University of British Columbia (2014-present); Professor, University of California, Davis (2014-2016); Associate Professor, University of British Columbia (2009-2014); Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia (2004-2009); Wilkinson Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory (2002-2004); PhD Stanford University (2002); MS, Stanford University (1998); BA, Cornell University (1993)


  • Director, Institute of Applied Mathematics (IAM) (2018—present)
  • Associate Head for Faculty of Affairs, Department of Computer Science, UBC (2017—2018)
  • Board of Directors, Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences (PIMS)
  • Steering Committee, UBC Data Sciences Institute
  • Co-chair, SIAM Conference on Optimization (Vancouver, BC, May 22-25, 2017)
  • Program Director, SIAM Activity Group in Optimization (SIAG/OPT)
  • Associate editor, SIAM Journal on Optimization (SIOPT)
  • Associate editor, Mathematics of Operations Research (MOR)
  • Associate editor, Mathematical Programming Journal (MPA)