The scope of this technical session is to bring together scientists working in areas of Numerical Optimization, as well as in their applications in science and engineering.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
  • Numerical Optimization Methods
    • nonlinear and linear programming;
    • continuous optimization;
    • derivative-free optimization;
    • new issues in computational algorithms for solving optimization problems.
  • Optimization Applications
    • case studies in all areas of sciences, engineering and industry, including economics, medicine, computational biology, earth sciences and social sciences.