Plenary speakers > P. Van Hentenryck

Pascal Van Hentenryck (NICTA Australia)

February 27th 2014 from 16:00 to 17:00


Pascal Van Hentenryck is the leader of the Optimization research group (about 60 people) at NICTA, the Australian center of excellence for ICT research. He also holds the Strategic chair in data-intensive computing at the Australia national university. He is the recipient of two honorary degrees, the 2002 INFORMS ICS award for research excellence at the intersection of operations research and computer science, the 2006 ACP award for research excellence in constraint programming, and the 2010-2011 Philip J. Bray award for excellence in undergraduate teaching at Brown university. He is a 2013 IFORS distinguished lecturer and a fellow of the Association for the advancement of artificial intelligence. Pascal is the author of five MIT press books and has developed a number of innovative optimization systems that are widely used in academia and industry. He also teaches a massively open online course in discrete optimization with Coursera.

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