Past Member

Robert J. Vanderbei

Affiliation
Natural Sciences
Field of Study
Astrophysics
From 9/2019 – 7/2020:

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
  • Natural Sciences
9/20197/2020
Degrees
Cornell University Ph.D., 1981
Honors
Khachiyan Prize 2017
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) 2014
Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) 2012
Fellow of the Institute for Ops. Res. and Mgmt. Sciences (INFORMS) 2006
Appointments
Princeton University 1990 Professor
AT&T Bell Labs 1984–1990 Member of Technical Staff
Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 1982–1984 Postdoc
Courant Inst., NYU 1981–1982 NSF Postdoc