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Mathematical Sciences
Amos Eaton Building
Department of Mathematical Sciences Faculty:

Kristin Bennett
Mohamed Boudjelkha
Margaret Cheney
Donald Drew
Joseph Ecker
Joseph E. Flaherty
Isom Herron
Mark Holmes
David Isaacson
Ashwani Kapila
Maya Kiehl
Gregor Kovacic
Peter Kramer
Fengyan Li
Chjan Lim
Yuri Lvov
Harry McLaughlin
Joyce McLaughlin
John Mitchell
Clifford Nolan
Bruce Piper
Victor Roytburd
Lester Rubenfeld
David Schmidt
Donald Schwendeman
William Siegmann
Michael Zuker

Mathematical Sciences Faculty
John Mitchell

Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems


Ph.D., Operations Research, Cornell University, 1988
B.A. Hons, Mathematics, Cambridge University, 1983

Research Areas:

Optimization, integer programming, linear programming, conic optimization, semidefinite programming, mathematical modeling ofinterdependendent infrastructures with particular emphasis onresponse and recovery after a disruption and mitigation of the effects of a disruption.

Selected Publications:

A unifying framework for several cutting plane methods for semidefinite programming, with Kartik Krishnan, Optimization Methods and Software, 21(1), February 2006, pages 57-74.

A semidefinite programming heuristic for quadratic programming problems with complementarity constraints, with Steve Braun, Computational Optimization and Applications 31(1), 2005, pages 5-29.

Polynomial interior point cutting plane methods, Optimization Methods and Software, 18(5), pages 507-534, 2003.

"Computational experience with an interior point cutting plane algorithm", SIAM Journal on Optimization, volume 10(4), pages 1212-1227, 2000.

Contact Information:

Phone: (518) 276-6915
Fax: (518) 276-4824

Office:325 Amos Eaton Hall
110 8th Street
Troy, New York 12180

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