Sven obtained his Ph.D. in 1994 from the University of Dundee, working on mixed-integer nonlinear programming problems with Roger Fletcher. He has held postdoc positions at Dundee, Northwestern, and Argonne, where he now works as a computational mathematician in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division. Sven is a Senior Fellow of the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago, and an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University.
Sven is the current SIAM Vice President for Programs, a co-editor of Mathematical Programming and an editor-in-chief of Mathematical Methods of Operations Research. He serves on the editorial board of Computational Optimization and Applications. In addition, Sven edits the SIAG/OPT Views-and-News. He has served as the INFORMS Optimization Vice-Chair for nonlinear programming and as the Program Director of the SIAM activity group on optimization. For other appointments, see this list of other appointments.
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