One World Optimization Seminar in Vienna

The main aim of the ESI workshop is to gather speakers of the One World Optimization Seminar ( at one place to discuss recent advances in continuous optimization. One World Optimization Seminar (OWOS)  was a series of online seminars in optimization run from April 2020 until April 2022. Amidst the challenges of the pandemic, OWOS stood out as an exceptional event that played a crucial role in keeping the optimization community together, providing valuable insights and fostering collaboration among attendees.

The objectives of this workshop encompass three key topics: (i) variational and nonsmooth analysis, (ii) optimization algorithms, and (iii) applications of these methodologies in various fields.

Coming soon.


Name Affiliation
Radu Ioan Bot University of Vienna
Yurii Malitskyi University of Vienna


Name Affiliation
Masoud Ahookhosh University of Antwerpen
Pierre-Cyril Aubin-Frankowksi TU Wien
Behzad Azmi Universität Konstanz
Amir Beck Tel Aviv University
Ewa Bednarczuk Polish Academy of Sciences
Immanuel Bomze University of Vienna
Coralia Carțiș University of Oxford
Enis Chenchene University of Vienna
Patrick Combettes North Carolina State University
Roberto Cominetti University Adolfo Ibanez
Robert Csetnek University of Vienna
Ying Cui University of California, Berkeley
Frank Curtis Lehigh University
Jonathan Eckstein Rutgers University
Jalal Fadili CNRS-ENSICAEN-Université Caen
Markus Gabl University of Vienna
Pontus Giselsson Lund University
Sorin-Mihai Grad École nationale supérieure de techniques avancées
Benjamin Grimmer Johns Hopkins University
Osman Güler University of Maryland
Mert Gürbüzbalaban Rutgers University
Niao He ETH Zurich
Ya-Ping Hsieh ETH Zurich
David Alexander Hulett University of Vienna
Cédric Josz Columbia University
Mikhail Karapetyants University of Vienna
Szilard Csaba Laszlo University Cluj-Napoca
Guoyin Li University of New South Wales, Sydney
Russell Luke University of Göttingen
Tom Luo Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Panayotis Mertikopoulos French National Centre for Scientific Research
Boris Mordukhovich Wayne State University
Rossen Nenov Acoustics Research Institute
Adriana Nicolae Babes-Bolyai University
Jong-Shi Pang University of Southern California
Edouard Pauwels Toulouse School of Economics
Mustafa Pinar Bilkent University
Ting Kei Pong Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Alexander Posch University of Vienna
Peter Richtarik King Abdullah University
Ralph Rockafellar University of Washington
Ernest Ryu Seoul National University
Shoham Sabach Technion Haifa
Chiara Schindler University of Vienna
Michael Sedlmayer University of Vienna
Anthony Man-Cho So The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mathias Staudigl Universitaet Mannheim
Defeng Sun The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Adrien Taylor INRIA Paris
Marc Teboulle Tel Aviv University
Buris Tongnoi University of Vienna
Michael Ulbrich Technical University of Munich
Stephen Wright University of Wisconsin Madison
Wotao Yin Aibaba Group
Ya-xiang Yuan Chinese Academy of Sciences
Alp Yurtsever Umeå University
At a glance
June 3, 2024 — June 7, 2024
ESI Boltzmann Lecture Hall
Radu Ioan Bot (U of Vienna)
Yurii Malitskyi (U of Vienna)