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Research Interests:
  • Numerical Optimization, nonsmooth algorithms, bundle methods
  • Convex, nonsmooth and variational analysis
  • Energy optimization, risk management of systems subject to uncertainty
  • Large-scale real-life applications, decomposition methods
I am an independent researcher now, currently visiting IMPA.
Some Past Appointments:
  • 1993-1998: INRIA researcher, France, then held my position on leave until April 2014
  • 2006-2012: senior researcher at Eletrobras-CEPEL, Electric Power Research Center, Rio de Janeiro
Recent Synergistic Activities:
  • Transfert and innovation: various contracts for industrial real-life applications with Electricité de France (1995, 1996-97, 1999-2000, 2006-2008); Renault-France (2000-2001); Gaz de France-Suez (2008-2010); CEPEL, Rio de Janeiro (1998-2006), R. Bosch GMbH, Germany (2012-). Collaborations with BOVESPA and Petrobras (2010-2011, 2014-2015).
  • Plenary speaker at OP11, SIAM Conference on Optimization (Darmstadt, Germany), semi-plenary speaker at ISMP 2012 (Berlin, Germany). Invited speaker at ICIAM 2015 (Beijing, China).
  • Copyrighted software: co-author with C. Lemaréchal of N1CV2 and its derivative N2BN1, deposited by INRIA in 2009 and 2010 at the Agency for the Protection of Programs.
  • Councelor member-at-large of the Mathematical Programming Society, appointed by election for the period 2009-2012
  • Habilitation à diriger des recherches, Université de Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, 1998
  • Docteur de l'Université, spéc. Mathématiques Appliquées, Université de Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, 1993
  • Licenciada en Matemática, FaMAF, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina, 1984

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