Past Member

Robert J. Vanderbei

Affiliation

Natural Sciences

Field of Study

Astrophysics

Home Institution

Princeton University
From
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Robert Vanderbei uses optimization techniques to make advances in astrophysics. Some examples include designing high-contrast imaging coronagraphs to enable direct imaging of exoplanets and looking for new stable periodic solutions to the n-body problem.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Natural Sciences

Degrees

Cornell University
Ph.D.
1981

Honors

2017
Khachiyan Prize
2014
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS)
2012
Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
2006
Fellow of the Institute for Ops. Res. and Mgmt. Sciences (INFORMS)

Appointments

Princeton University
Professor
AT&T Bell Labs
Member of Technical Staff
Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Postdoc
Courant Inst., NYU
NSF Postdoc