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Akhtar A. Khan: Bio

 

Education

Ph. D. Applied Mathematics, Michigan Technological University (2005)

  • Thesis Topic: Numerical Methods for elliptic inverse problems with interior data.
  • Advisor: Professor Dr. Mark. S. Gockenbach


M. Tech., Industrial and Applied Mathematics, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany (2000)


  • Thesis Topic: Numerical methods for solving maximum entropy moment problems.
  • Advisor: Professor Dr. Helmut Neunzert


Professional Experience

Professor (2018--), Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA
Associate Professor (2013--2018), Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA
Assistant Professor (2008--2013), Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA
Assistant Professor (2007 - 2008), Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI, USA
Assistant Professor (2005 - 2007), University of Wisconsin-BC, Rice Lake, WI, USA
Research Assistant (2000 - 2003), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen Germany

 
Editorial Activities


  • Associate Editor of the international journal Optimization (since March, 2012).
  • Associate Editor of the international journal Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Springer (since 2014).


Professional Memberships

  • American Mathematical Society (AMS)
  • Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
  • International Society on Multicriteria Decision Making
  • Pacific Optimization Research Activity Group (POP)
  • Research Group in Mathematical Inequalities and Applications


Scientific Reviewing

  • Acta Mathematica Vietnamica  (2011-)
  • Applied Mathematics (2012-)
  • Journal of Mathematics Analysis and Applications (2006-)
  • Journal of Global Optimization(2007-)
  • Mathematical Methods of Operations Research (2006-)
  • Computer and Mathematics with Applications (2005-)
  • Applied Mathematics Letters (2005-)
  • Australian Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Application (2007-)
  • Journal of Inequalities and Applications  (2008-)
  • Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Application (2000--)
  • Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (2009-)   
  • Inter. J. Mathematics and Computer Science (2006-)
  • Mathematical and Computational Applications (2017--)
  • Mathematical Problems in Engineering (2009-)
  • Numerical Functional Analysis and Optimization (2007-)
  • Nonlinear Analysis (2008-)
  • Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications (2009-)
  • Optimization (2008-)
  • Optimization Letters (2009-)
  • Optimization and Engineering (2011-)
  • Positivity (2012)
  • SIAM J. Optimization (2012-)
  • SIAM J. Control and Optimization (2011-)
  • Transportation Research Part B (2011-)

Conferences Organized

  • Co-organizer (G. Eichfelder) of the stream Multi-objective Optimization for International Federation of Operations Research Societies (IFORS) 2017, Quebec, Canada, July 17--21, 2017.
  • Co-organizer (G. Eichfelder) of the Special Session on Nonsmooth and Multiobjective Optimization with Applications, Part I-III. SIAM Conference on Optimization, Vancouver, May 22-25, 2017.
  • Co-organizer (B. Jadamba, P. Daniele) of the Special Session on “ Variational Inequalities, Inverse Problems, and Applications” at 11th AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations  and Applications, Orlando (Florida, USA), July 1-5,  2016.
  • Co-organizer (with W. Freeden, O. Scherzer) of the Minisymposium  "Interactions of Inverse Problems and Signal Processing" at  the Eighth International Conference "Inverse Problems: Modeling and Simulation" May 23 – 28, 2016, Turkey.
  • Co-organizer (with B. Jadamba, C. Tammer) of the Minisymposium  "Optimization Methods for Inverse Problems" at  the Eighth International Conference "Inverse Problems: Modeling and Simulation" May 23 – 28, 2016, Turkey.
  • Co-organizer (with B. Jadamba) of  an AMS Special Session Set-Valued Optimization and Variational Problems at the AMS Joint Meeting, Seattle, 2016.
  • Co-organizer (with Christiane Tammer) of  Optimization and Variational Problems with Applications I. The 22nd International Symposiumon Mathematical Programming, Organized jointly by Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh, July 12–17, 2015, Pittsburgh, USA.
  • Co-organizer (with B. Jadamba, Mau Nam Nguyen, Miguel Sama, Christiane Tammer) of  Optimization and Variational Problems with Applications II. The 22nd International Symposiumon Mathematical Programming, Organized jointly by Carnegie Mellon Universityand University of Pittsburgh, July 12–17, 2015, Pittsburgh, USA.
  • Co-organizer (with Mau Nam Nguyen, Miguel Sama, Christiane Tammer) of  an AMS Special Session Set-Valued Optimization and Variational Problems at the AMS Joint Meeting, San Antonio, 2015.
  • Co-organizer (with Mau Nam Nguyen, Miguel Sama, Christiane Tammer) of  an AMS Special Session Set-Valued Optimization and Variational Problems at the AMS Joint Meeting, Baltimore, 2014.
  • Co-organizer (with Andreas Hamel, Miguel Sama, Christiane Tammer) of  an AMS Special Session Set-Valued Optimization and Variational Problems at the AMS Joint Meeting, San Diego, 2013.
  • Co-organizer (with P. Clark, B. Jadamba, H. Wu) of a session entitled  Inverse Problems and Nonsmooth Optimization: Celebrating Zuhair Nashed's 75th Birthday.
  • Co-organizer (with C. Clason) of a Special Session entitled Optimization Methods for Nonsmooth Inverse Problems in PDEs at the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Berlin, Germany, August 19-24, 2012.
  • Organizer of a Special Session entitled Optimality Conditions in Multi-Objective Optimization at the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Berlin, Germany, August 19-24, 2012.
  • Co-organizer (with F. Raciti and C. Tammer) of a Special Session entitled Inverse Problems in Partial Differential Equations and Variational Inequalities at the 6th International Conference Inverse Problems: Modeling and Simulation, Antalya, Turkey, 2012.
  • Co-organizer (with Miguel Sama and Andreas Hamel) of an  AMS Special Session Set-Valued Optimization and Variational Problems at the AMS Joint Meeting, Boston, 2012.
  • Co-organizer (with F. Raciti) of the mini-symposium Inverse Problems for Partial Differential Equation  at the Applied Inverse Problems, College Station, May 23-27, 2011.
  • Co-organizer (with M. Haltmeier) of the mini-symposium Recent Advances in the Regularization of Inverse Problems at the Applied Inverse Problems, College Station, May 23-27, 2011.
  • Co-organizer (with E. Rasmerita, C. Tammer) of the mini-symposium Regularization Methods for Inverse and Ill-posed Problems - Part I  and  II  at the7th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, July 18-22, 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Co-organizer (with Miguel Sama) of AMS Special Session Set-Valued Optimization and Variational Problems at the AMS Joint Meeting, New Orleans, 2011.
  • Session co-organizer, Recent Developments in Variational Methods and Fixed Point Theory in the Fifth World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts,July 2-9, 2008 Orlando, Florida.
  • Reviewer for Mathematical Reviews since 2005.
  • Reviewed the research monograph Scalar and Asymptotic Scalar Derivatives, Springer-Verlag (2006).
  • Graduate Student Council Representative for the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Michigan Technological University, 2004--2005.
  • Co-organizer, Decision Theory and Optimization in Theory and Practice,11th workshop of the working group Entscheidungstheorie und-praxis of the Gesellschaft fur Operations Research e.v. (GOR), March 8--10, 2001, Education Center Kloster Banz, Germany.

 

 

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