Tamás Terlaky

Tamás Terlaky


George N. and Soteria Kledaras '87 Endowed Chair Professor


Ph.D., Eötvös University, Hungary

Research Area: 

Optimization: Theory, algorithms and engineering applications

Classes Taught: 

Mathematical Optimization
Interior Point Methods
Optimization methods and software


High-Performance Optimization
Optimization Models
Algorithms & Software
Supply Chain and Revenue Management
Dr. Tamás Terlaky joined the department in Summer 2008 as the George N. and Soteria Kledaras '87 Endowed Chair Professor and Chair of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Dr. Terlaky is founding editor-in-chief of the journal Optimization and Engineering and serves as associate editor of seven journals. He is a Fellow of the Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada and received the MITACS Mentorship Award for his distinguished graduate student supervisory record. Dr. Terlaky’s research interests include high-performance optimization methods, optimization models, algorithms and software, and solving optimization problems in engineering sciences.