«PERSONAL DATA Nationality: Greek (Naturalized citizen of the USA) Date and Place of Birth: June 17, 1954 (Greece) Marital Status: Married, One son ...»
Panayote (Panos) M. Pardalos
Distinguished Professor and University of Florida Research Foundation Professor
Director, Center for Applied Optimization
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
303 Weil Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611–6595
Fax:(352)392–3537, Phone:(352)392–9011 ext 2017
WWW home page: http://www.ise.uﬂ.edu/pardalos
Aﬃliated Faculty of Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department
Biomedical Engineering Department, McKnight Brain Institute, and the Genetics Institute
PERSONAL DATANationality: Greek (Naturalized citizen of the USA) Date and Place of Birth: June 17, 1954 (Greece) Marital Status: Married, One son Dec 2013: H-index = 72, Erd˝s number =2 o
ACADEMIC AWARDS2013 Constantin Carath´odory Prize, (July 2013).
e 2013 EURO Gold Medal (EGM) (July 1 2013).
2013 Honorary Professor of Anhui University of Sciences and Technology, China (July 2013).
2013 Award from the International Conference ”Numerical Computations: Theory and Algorithms” for outstanding scientiﬁc achievements in the ﬁeld of Optimization (June 2013, Italy).
2013 Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Honors Term Professor for 2013-2014, University of Florida.
2013 Medal (in recognition of broad contributions in science and engineering) of the University of Catania, Italy.
2012 Honorary Doctor of Science Degree, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada.
2012 Grant of the Russian Government for the state support of scientiﬁc research conducted under the guidance of leading scientists in Russian universities; Scientiﬁc advisor of the Laboratory of Algorithms and Technologies for Network Analysis at the National Research University, Higher School of Economics (Moscow-Nizhny Novgorod).
2010 President, International Society of Global Optimization.
2010 Honorary Professor, Graduate School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences, University of Ballarat, Australia.
2009 UF 2009 International Educator Award.
Panos M. Pardalos, December 2013 2 2009 “Roberto D. Galvao Prize” best paper award (“A hybrid genetic algorithm for road congestion minimization,” In the XLISymposium of the Brazilian Operational Research Society, Porto Seguro, Brazil, September 2009.
2008 Degree of Honorary Doctor, V.M. Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics of The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
2008 University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship.
2007 Senior Fulbright Specialist Award (July 2007).
2007 UF Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award.
2006 Fellow of INFORMS (Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences).
2005 Degree of Honorary Doctor, N.I. Lobachevski State University of Nizhni Novgorod, Russia.
2005 Honorary Member of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences.
2005 Advisory board member of the Centre for Optimisation and Its Aplications, Cardiﬀ University, UK.
2004 Fellow of AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science).
2004 “The William Pierskalla Best Paper Award” for research excellence in health care management science, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).
2003 Foreign Member of the “National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine” 2003 Outstanding Professional and Academic Titles in 2002, Handbook of Applied Optimization, Honorable Mention, Association of American Publshers 2003 Outstanding Faculty Award, ISE Department.
2002 Outstanding Faculty Award, ISE Department.
2001 2001 Greek National Award and Gold Medal for Operations Research.
2001 Outstanding Faculty Award, ISE Department.
2000 Foreign Member “Petrovskaya Academy of Sciences and Arts”, Russia.
1999 Foreign Member “Lithuanian Academy of Sciences”.
1998 Foreign Associate Member “Reial Acad`mia de Doctors”, Spain.
e 1998 University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship.
1999 Outstanding Faculty Award, ISE Department.
1994 Obermann Faculty Fellowship, University of Iowa Center for Advanced Studies.
1991 IBM Achievement Award.
1984 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.
1983 “Excellent Performance in Ph.D. Qualifying Exam” Awarded by the Computer Science Department for excellent performance in the Written Preliminary Qualifying Exam for the Ph.D. program.
Panos M. Pardalos, December 2013 3 1972–77 Fellowships awarded by the Greek Government.
EDUCATION09/1978 — Ph.D. in Computer and Information Sciences 07/1985 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Ph.D. Thesis Advisor: J.B. Rosen 08/1977 — M.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science 08/1978 Clarkson University, Potsdam NY 09/1972 — B.S. in Mathematics 06/1977 Athens University, Greece
RESEARCH INTERESTSGlobal Optimization and Applications, Networks, Design and Analysis of Computer Algorithms, Computational Neuroscience, Parallel Computing in Mathematical Programming, Optimization in Biomedical Engineering, Telecommunications, Supply Chain, E-commerce, and Financial Egineering, Information Theory and Control, Massive Datasets and Data Mining, Coperative Systems, Scientiﬁc Computing, Software Design and Development.
• Highly Cited Greek Scientists (http://www.highlycitedgreekscientists.org/)
• Most cited authors in Computer Science (http://citeseer.nj.nec.com/allcited.html)
• Interview in the Newsletter of the European Mathematical Society (March 2010).
• Medical Devices and Diagnostic Indusrty, April 2008, ”Variety Could Be the Key to Neurostimulation”
• Interview about research in Epillepsy in the newspaper “Thessalia” (July 6 2003)
• The Optimization Research Bridge (ORB) Newsletter (Issue 8, December 2002), “Interview with Panos Pardalos” (http://www.ballarat.edu.au/itms/orb/issue8.html)
• The Florida Engineer, Summer 2002 (http://www.eng.uﬂ.edu/home/pubs/mag/02sum/mag2/optimiation.htm)
• New York Times (February 20, 2001), “Epileptic Seizures Could Be Predictable”
• Hmerissia, Greek Economic Daily Newspaper (http://www.imerissia.gr/), Febr. 5, 2001 “Ecommerce the focus of the 21th Century (interview)”
• The Australian (Science & Technology October 21-22, 2000 - p.15), “Wartime Move Now a Data Hero (interview)” (http://optimization.cqu.edu.au/press.html)
• American Scientist (January-February 2000, Volume 88, No. 1), “Computing Science Graph Theory in Practice: Part I by Brian Hayes” (http://www.sigmaxi.org/amsci/issues/comsci00/compsci2000-01.html)
EXPERIENCE AND JOB HISTORY2005 — Distinguished Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Unipresent versity of Florida 1996 — Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida 09/1997 — Visiting Fellow, Princeton University 08/1998
1991 — Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University 1996 of Florida 1994 — Director, Center for Applied Optimization, University of Florida present 05/1994 — Visiting Professor, Inst. f. Statistik, OR und Computerverfahren, University of Vienna, Austria 04/1994 — Research Visitor DIMACS (Supported from the Center for Discrete Mathematics 05/1994 and Theoretical Computer Science) 1993 — Elected Full Professor, Technical University of Crete, Greece 05/1993 — Research Visitor DIMACS (Supported from the Center for Discrete Mathematics 06/1993 and Theoretical Computer Science) 05/1992 — University of Trier, Germany [Supported from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft 06/1992 (DFG) (German Science Foundation)].
1985 — Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, The Pennsylvania State University 04/1998 Taught a postgraduate course on “Topics in Combinatorial Optimization”, University of The Aegean, Greece.
09/1978 — Graduate Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant, University of Minnesota 06/1985
Co-Editor-in-Chief of the “Computational Management Science”, Springer.
Section Editor of “SpringerPlus, A Springer Open Journal”, Springer.
Editor-in-Chief from 1993-2013, Advisory Editor of the “Journal of Global Optimization”, Springer.
Editor-in-Chief 2007-2013, Founding Editor of “Optimization Letters”, Springer.
Member of the Editorial Council of the Journal “Cybernetics and System Analysis”, Springer.
Associate Editor of the Journal “Optimization and Engineering”, Springer.
Associate Editor of the Journal “Optimization Methods and Software”, Taylor & Francis.
Associate Editor of the Journal “Computational Optimization and Applications”, Springer.
Associate Editor of the Journal “Combinatorial Optimization”, Springer.
Associate Editor of the Journal “Informatica”, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics.
Associate Editor of the Journal “Environmental Modelling & Assessment”, Springer.
Associate Editor of the “Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications”, Springer.
Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal “Decisions in Economics and Finance”, Springer.
Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal “Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making”, Springer.
Member of the Advisory Board of the “OR Transactions”.
Member of the Advisory Board of “Operational Research” (The Scientiﬁc Journal of the Hellenic Operational Research Society).
Associate Editor of “Computational Statistics and Data Analysis”, Elsevier.
Associate Editor of the “Journal of Concrete and Applicable Mathematics (JCAAM)”, NOVA Publishing Corporation.
Member of the Editorial Council of the Journal “Computational and Applied Mathematics”.
Associate Editor of “Computer Science and Information Systems”, (published by ComSIS Consortium).
Member of the Editorial Board of the “Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization”, (published by the American Institute of Mathematical Sciences).
Member of the Editorial Board of the Electronic Journal “Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science”, (http://dmtcs.thomsonscience.com).
Member of the Editorial Board of the “International Journal of Operational Research (IJOR)”, Inderscience Publishers, Geneve (Switzerland).
Member of the Editorial Board of the “International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering (IJCSE) ”, Inderscience Publishers, Geneve (Switzerland).
Member of the Editorial Board of the “Journal of Computational Optimization in Economics and Finance,” Nova Science Publishers.
Honorary Member of the Editorial Board of “The Intrenational Journal of Mathematics and Computers in Simulation,” NAUN.
Member of the Editorial Board of the “International Journal of Multicriteria Decision Making (IJMCDM) ”, Inderscience Publishers, Geneve (Switzerland).
Member of the International Advisory Board of the “International Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Information Systems (IJAEIS)”, IGI Publishers.
Member of the Editorial Board of the “Journal of Biomedical Sicence and Engineering (http://www.scirp.org/journ Scientiﬁc Research Publishing, USA.
Member of the Advisory Editorial Board of the Journal of “Computational Social Networks,” (http://www.springer Springer.
Book Series Editor, “Optimization and Its Applications”, Springer.
Book Series Editor, “Energy Syetmes”, Springer.
Book Series Editor, “SpringerBriefs in Optimization”, Springer.
Book Series Editor, “Nonconvex Optimization and Applications”, Springer.
Book Series Editor, “Applied Optimization”, Springer.
Book Series Editor, “Combinatorial Optimization”, Springer.
Book Series Editor, “Massive Computing”, Springer.
Book Series Editor, “Computers and Operations Research”, World Scientiﬁc Publishing Co.
Book Series Editor, “Applied Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science”, Science Press.
Book Series - Member of the Editorial Board, “New Dimensions in Networks”, Edward Elgar Publishing.
Award Committees and Societies:
Kyoto Prize Nominating Committee Board Member of BIOMAT (BIOMAT Institute for Advanced Studies of Biosystems, Brazil).
Permanent Member of DIMACS (NSF Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science).
Member of the 1998 “INFORMS/CSTS Prize” Committee.
Member of ACM, SIAM, Mathematical Programming Society, AMS, INFORMS, New York Academy of Sciences.
Panos M. Pardalos, December 2013 7 Member of the Farkas Prize Committee (INFORMS).
Member of The Khachiyan Prize for Life-time Accomplishments in Optimization (INFORMS).
ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICEDepartmental committees: Graduate committee, Committee for Sustained Performance.
Evaluation, Faculty and Chairman search committees College committees: Honors and Awards Committee, Graduate Council, University Senate, College Personnel Board (Tenure & Promotion Committee), College PEP Selection Committee, UFRFP award committee, Commencement Marshal, International Aﬀairs Committee, BME Chairman Search Commitee, Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee, Participating Faculty of the Center for Greek Studies.
TEACHING EXPERIENCEI have taught the following graduate and undergraduate courses: Integer Programming, Linear Programming and Network Optimization, Nonlinear Optimization, Global Optimization, Data Structures, Analysis of Algorithms, Parallel Algorithms, Software Testing, Discrete Mathematics and Graph Theory, Data Mining, Numerical Methods, Matrix Computations, Automata Theory, and Complexity Theory. In addition, I have taught several seminars on special topics.
Ph.D. STUDENTS SUPERVISED: