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Professor and Gary C. Fethke Chair in Leadership

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Positions

  • Professor of Business Analytics

    Tippie College of Business

  • Complimentary Appointment, Department of Computer Science

    The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

  • Complimentary Appointment, Department of Industrial Engineering

    The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Education

  • PhD in Operations Research, Stanford University, 1983
  • BA in Mathematics, Dartmouth College, 1978

Areas of Interest

  • Interior-Point Algorithms
  • Linear and Nonlinear Programming
  • Nonlinear Integer Programming

Selected Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding First-Year Instructor, Des Moines Executive MBA Program, 2015
  • Elected Fellow, INFORMS, 2011
  • Fellow, CIC Academic Leadership Program (ALP), 2011
  • G.R.E.A.T. Teaching Award, Executive MBA Program, 2004
  • G.R.E.A.T. Teaching Award, Executive MBA Program, 2003
  • G.R.E.A.T. Teaching Award, Executive MBA Program, 2002
  • SIAM Interest Group on Optimization (SIAG/OPT) Prize for best paper in optimization (with N. Brixius, J.-P. Goux and J. Linderoth), 2002

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

  • Anstreicher, K. M. (2020, January) Efficient Solution of Maximum-Entropy Sampling Problems. Colloquium presented at Vienna Center for Operations Research, Austria.
  • Anstreicher, K. (2019, June) Efficient Solution of Maximum-Entropy Sampling Problems. Lecture presented at Workshop on MINLP, Oberwolfach, Germany.
  • Anstreicher, K. M. (2018, July) Strengthened Semidefinite Relaxations for Quadratic Optimization with Switching Variables. Lecture presented at 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Bordeaux, France.
  • Anstreicher, K. M. (2018, February) Strengthened Semidefinite Relaxations for Quadratic Optimization with Switching Variables. Lecture presented at Workshop on Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming, Dagstuhl, Germany.
  • Anstreicher, K. M. (2017, November) An Algorithm to Compute the CP-Factorization of a Completely Positive Matrix. Lecture presented at Workshop on Copositivity and Complete Positivity, Oberwolfach, Germany.
  • Anstreicher, K. M. (2016, November) Convex Represntations and Relaxations for Nonconvex Quadratic Programming. Lecture Series presented at Vienna Graduate School on Computational Optimization, Vienna, Austria.
  • Anstreicher, K. M. (2016, November) Maximum Entropy Sampling and the Boolean Quadric Polytope. Lecture presented at Fourth Alpen-Adria Workshop on Optimization, Klagenfurt, Austria.
  • Anstreicher, K. M. (2015, November) Kronecker Product Constraints for Semidefinite Optimization. Lecture presented at BIRS-CMO Workshop on Modern Techniques in Discrete Optimization, Oaxaca, Mexico.
  • Anstreicher, K. M. (2015, November) Quadratic Optimization with Hollows. Lecture presented at Workshop on Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization, Oberwolfach, Germany.
  • Anstreicher, K. M. (2015, July) An Algorithm to Compute the CP-Factorization of a Completely Positive Matrix. Lecture presented at 22nd International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Pittsburgh.

Professional Service

  • INFORMS, Farkas Prize Committee, Chair, January 2020 - August 2020.
  • INFORMS, Farkas Prize Committee, Member, January 2019 - August 2019.
  • SIAM Activity Group on Optimization, Nominating Committee, Member, January 2019 - August 2019.
  • MOS/SIAM, Lagrange Prize Committee, Member, January 2015 - July 2015.
  • Newton Institute, Cambridge University, Programme on Polynomial Optimization, Scientific Advisor, December 2013 - July 2013.
  • Mathematical Optimization Society, Executive Committee, Board Membership, Professional, July 2013.
  • Mathematical Optimization Society, Mathematical Programming, Series A, Editor, August 2012.
  • INFORMS, Khachiyan Prize Committee, Chair, January 2012 - October 2012.
  • MOS/SIAM, Lagrange Prize Committee, Member, January 2012 - July 2012.
  • INFORMS, Von Neumann Prize Committee, Chair, November 2010.