Biography

Masakazu Kojima

Tokyo Institute of  Technology, Tokyo, Japan


Major research interest

  • Primal-dual interior-point method for semidefinite programs, both theory and
    development of efficinet software.
  • Semidefinite progamming relaxation.
  • Polyhedral homotopy continuation methods for polynomial systems.

Education

3/1974 Dr. of Engineering, Administrative Engineering, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan,
Major Field: Operations Research. 
Thesis Title: "Computational Methods for Solving the Nonlinear Complementarity Problem''

Employment

1994-  Professor of Dept. of Mathematical and Computing Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Meguro, Tokyo 152-8552, Japan
1989-1994 Professor of Dept. of Information Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology.
1979-1989 Associate Professor of Dept. of Information Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology
1975-1979 Research Associate of Dept. of Information Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology
1973-1975 Research Associate of Dept. of Administrative Engineering, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan

Major Professional Activities

1982-1994 Associate Editor of Mathematics of Operations Research
1988-1994 Associate Editor of Mathematical Programming, Series B
1989-1994 Co-Editor of Mathematical Programming, Series A
1989-1997 Member of Editorial Board of SIAM Journal on Optimization
1991-1994 Council Member-at-Large of Mathematical Programming Society
1994-  Associate Editor of Mathematical Programming, Series A
1999-2001 Chairman of RAMP (Research Association of Mathematical Programming)
2000-2001 Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Operations Society of Japan