Donald Goldfarb

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Donald Goldfarb's teaching and research interests include algorithms for linear, quadratic, semidefinite, convex and general nonlinear programming, network flows, large sparse systems, and applications in robust optimization, imaging, machine learning, and finance.

  • SIAM Fellow, 2012
  • INFORMS Khachiyan Prize for Life-time Accomplishments in Optimization, 2013
  • Named one of the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds by Thomson Reuters, 2014
  • Named one of the 99 most highly cited researchers in Mathematics between 2002 and 2012
  • Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences Prize for Research Excellence in the Interface between Operations Research and Computer Science, 1995
  • honorable mention SIAM Optimization Prize, 1996
  • Great Teachers Award from the Society of Columbia Graduates, 1999