Congratulations to Dr Xudong Li (PhD 2015, NUS) for winning the Best Paper Prize for Young Researchers in Continuous Optimization
at the International Conference on Continuous Optimization held in Berlin, August, 2019.
The award is given for his contribution on "Exploiting second order sparsity in big data optimization", in particular for the paper:
X.D. Li, D.F. Sun, and K.C. Toh, A highly efficient semismooth Netwon augmented Lagrangian method for solving Lasso problems,
SIAM J. Optimization, 28 (2018), pp. 433--458.
Congratulations to our colleagues for receiving the 2019 National Day Awards. The Singapore National Day Awards recognize various forms of merit and service to the nation.
The Long Service Medal
Prof GOH Say Song, Prof LEE Soo Teck, Prof TOH Kim Chuan and Prof YANG Yue