COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Ari Ariyawansa

Professor Emeritus and former Department Chairman
Office: Neill 225
Fax: (509) 335-1188

Current Research Interests

  • Operations Research
  • Computational optimization
  • High performance computing
  • Statistical inference methodologies

My current research focus is on stochastic programming models, algorithms, and software. In particular, my current research projects are on stochastic versions of semidefinite optimization problems.

Research Papers and Presentations

Graduate Students

  • Kelly S. Lessor (M.S. (August 1988)
  • David D. Hudson (M.S. (May 1990)
  • Danny T. M. Lau (Ph.D. (May 1990)
  • Negash Begashaw (Ph.D. (August 1997)
  • Peilei L. Jiang (Ph.D. (December 1997)
  • Hue Chi (M.S. (May 1998)
  • Andrew Felt (Ph.D. (June 2000)
  • Zack Thunemann (M.S. (April 2000)
  • Jason Sarich (M.S. (December 2001)
  • Wayne Tabor (Ph.D. (August 2002)
  • Cristina Cacho (M.S. (May 2003)
  • Ryan O'Fallon (M.S. (December 2003)
  • Yan Zhang (M.S. (August 2004)
  • Yuntao Zhu (Ph.D. (December 2006)
  • Limin Yang (Ph.D. (expected in August 2010)
  • Pietro Paparella (Ph.D. (expected in August 2012)
  • Baha Alzalg (Ph.D. (expected in August 2012)



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