### رشته رياضي

## دكتر نظام الدين مهدوي اميري (استاد دانشگاه صنعتي شريف و مسئول كميته علمي المپياد رياضي)

**سوابق تحصیلی**

- رتبه علمی: استاد
- دانشگاه محل تحصیل دکتری: رشته علوم ریاضی از دانشگاه جانز هاپکینز 1981 میلادی
- دانشگاه محل تحصیل کارشناسی ارشد : رشته علوم ریاضی از دانشگاه جانز هاپکینز 1978 میلادی
- دانشگاه محل تحصیل کارشناسی ارشد : رشته علوم کامپیوتر از دانشگاه ایالتی پنسیلوانیا 1976 میلادی
- دانشگاه محل تحصیل کارشناسی: رشته علوم کامپیوتر از دانشگاه ایالتی لوییزیانا 1973 میلادی

**
اطلاعات تماس **

آدرس : دانشکده ریاضی، دانشگاه صنعتی شریف

تلفن: 66165607_ 21_ 98

نمابر : 98-21-66005117

پست الکترونیکی : nezamm@sina.sharif.edu

**Honors **

- Phi Eta Sigma & (American National Freshman Honor Society)
- Upsilon Pi Epsilon & (American Computing Science Honor Society)
- Phi Kappa Phi & (American National Scholastic Honor Society)

**
Experience in Higher Education **

- 2001-Present Professor Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
- 2003 Sabbatical Leave
- (Visiting Scholar) York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
- 1994–2001 Associate Professor Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
- 2000 (March-April) Research Leave University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
- 2000 (September) Research Leave University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
- 1998 (March-April) Research Leave University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
- 1997–98 Sabbatical Leave
- (Visiting Scholar) York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
- University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
- 1991–1994 Assistant Professor Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
- 1990–91 Sabbatical Year North York, Ontario, Canada
- Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
- 1987–88 Research Fellowship York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
- 1982–1991 Assistant Professo York University, North York, Ontario, Canada
- 1981–1982 Postdoctoral Fellow University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
- 1981 (Summer) Scientific Analyst University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
- 1976–1981 Research and
- Teaching Assistant
- Johns Hopkins University, Teaching Assistant Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
- 1973–1976 Teaching Assistant Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

**
Institutions **

- Founding Member(2006) Ghiyath AL-Din Jamshid Kashani University
- Member of the Board of Governors (2007) Ghiyath AL-Din Jamshid Kashani University

**Societies **

- Member Iranian Operations Research Society ( IORS) (2005-).
- Elected Member and Vice President of the Executive Council (2005-2007) , (2007-2009).
- Member Computer Society of Iran ( CSI) (1993).
- Elected Member of the Executive Council (2004-2006).
- Elected Member of the Constituent Assembly.
- Member Iranian Mathematical Society ( IMS).
- Elected Member of the Executive Council (2000--2003).
- Elected Reserved Member of the Executive Council (1996-1998).
- Member Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) (1982-1988,2003).
- Member Mathematical Programming Society (MPS) (1982-1988).

**Books**

Editorial Advisory Board Member Electronic Supply Network Coordination in Intelligent and Dynamic Enviroments: Modeling and Implementation, I.Mahdavi, S.Mohebbi and N. Cho (Editors), Business Science Reference, New York, 2011.

Journals

Internal Editor Iranian Journal of Fuzzy Systems (IJFS), a special issue of IJFS to be published in 2010 on Fuzzy Programming: Theory, Algorithms and Applications (2010)

Editor-in-Chief Iranian Journal of Operations Research (IJOR), A Journal of Iranian Operations Research Society (2010-)

Style-Language Editor Bulletin of The Iranian Mathematical Society (2008-)

Editor-in-Chief Mathematical Thought and Culture (in Persian), A Journal of Iranian Mathematical Society (1999–2002)

Editorial

Board Member Iranian Journal of Operations Research (2006-)

Iranian Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Informatics (2006–)

Sheikh Bahaee Journal of Computer Science and Engineering (2005–)

Journal of Computer Science and Engineering, A Journal of Computer Society of Iran (1999–)

Mathematical Thought and Culture (in Persian), A Journal of Iranian Mathematical Society (1994–2004)

Iranian International Journal of Science (University of Tehran), (1994–)

Journal of Production and Operations Management (University of Isfahan), (2010–)

Scientific Advisory

Board Member International Journal of Engineering (2011-)

Journal of Science (in Persian),(University of Tehran), (1994–)

Reviewer Iranian Journal of Fuzzy Systems (2004–)

Journal of Engineering (Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, in Persian), (2000–)

Research Journal of University of Isfahan, (in Persian), (1999–)

Journal of Science (Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, in Persian), (1997–)

Journal of Esteghlal (Isfahan University of Technology), (in Persian), (1995–)

Scientific Journal of Shahed University (in Persian), (1995–)

Bulletin of The Iranian Mathematical Society (1995–)

Journal of Engineering (1994–)

Journal of Sciences (1994–)

Journal of Science (Tarbiat Moallem University), (1993–)

Iranian Journal of Science and Technology (Shiraz University), (1994–)

Scientia Iranica (Sharif University of Technology), (1993–)

International Journal of Engineering (Iran University of Science and Technology), (1992–)

ACM Computing Reviews (1985–91)

**Organization **

1) Member of the (APORS) Organizing Committee, The 9th Triennial Conference of the Association of Asia-Pacific Operational Research Societies (APORS2012), Xian, China, July 28-30, 2012.

2) Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committees, Fourth International Conference of the Iranian Operations Research Society, Annual Conference of the Iranian Operations Research Society, to be held in Guilan University, Rasht, Iran, May 18-19, 2011.

3) Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committees, International Conference on Operations Research and Optimization, IPM, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences, Tehran,Iran, Jan. 26-28, 2011.

4) Member of the Scientific Committee, Third International Conference of the Iranian Operations Research Society, Annual Conference of the Iranian Operations Research Society, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, May 5- 6, 2010.

5) Member of the Scientific Committee, 4th Iranian Conference on Applied Mathematics, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran, March 10-12, 2010.

6) Member of the Scientific Committee, 40th Annual Iranian Mathematics Conference, Annual Conference of the Iranian Mathematical Society, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Aug. 17-20, 2009.

7) Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committees, Second International Conference of the Iranian Operations Research Society, Annual Conference of the Iranian Operations Research Society, Mazandaran University, Babolsar, Iran, May 20- 22, 2009.

8) General Secretary, Chairman of the Executive Council, and Member of the Scientific Committee, First International Conference of the Iranian Operations Research Society, Annual Conference of the Iranian Operations Research Society, Kish University branch of Sharif University of Technology, Kish Island, Iran, Jan. 28-30, 2008.

9) Member of the Organizing and Scientific Committees, International Conference on Nonlinear Analysis and Optimization, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran, April 25-27, 2007.

10) Program Committee Member, 11th Annual International Conference of Computer Society of Iran (CSICC’ 2006), School of Computer Science, Institute for Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (IPM), Tehran, Iran, 24-26 January 2006.

11) Track Chairman of Scientific Computing with Applications and Program Vice-Chair, 11th Annual International Conference of Computer Society of Iran (CSICC’ 2006), School of Computer Science, Institute for Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (IPM), Tehran, Iran, 24-26 January 2006.

12) Member of the Review Committee, The Second International Conference on Information and Knowledge Technology , Amir Kabir University of Technology, Tehran Iran, May 24-26, 2005.

13) Member of the Review Committee, Third Iranian Society of Cryptology Conference (ISCC 2005), Isfahan, Iran, September 6-7, 2005.

14) Chairman of the Executive and Scientific Committees, University Mathematics Olympiad Competitions, Final Competitions, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, July 19-22, 2004 and July 11-14, 2005.

15) Chairman of the Executive and Scientific Committees, University Mathematics Olympiad Competitions, Semi-final Competitions, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, April 29-30, 2004 and April 28-29, 2005.

16) Chairman of the Executive Committee, 28th University Mathematics National Competitions, sponsored by Iranian Mathematical Society, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, May 11-14, 2004.

17) Chairman of the Executive and Scientific Committees, Ph.D. Entrance Examinations, Department of Industrial Engineering, Mazandaran University of Science and Technology Babol, Iran, March 10-12, 2004 and March 12-14, 2005.

18) Member of Scientific Committee, Ph.D. Entrance Examinations, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1994-Present. (Chairman of the Executive Committee, 1994-96, 1998-2000, 2004-2006.)

19) Chairman of Scientific Committee, Master’s Entrance Examinations for Computer Science and Mathematics, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Educational Testing Center, 2004-Present.

20) Chairman of Scientific Committee, Master’s Entrance Examinations for Computer Science, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Educational Testing Center, 1994-2004.

21) Chairman of the Scientific Committee, Master’s Entrance Examinations for Applied Mathematics, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Educational Testing Center, 1994-2004.

22) Member of the Review Committee, Third Iranian Society of Cryptology Conference (ISCC 2005), Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, 6-7 September 2005.

23) Member of the Review Committee, The Second International Conference on Information and Knowledge Technology, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, May 24-26, 2005.

24) Member of the Scientific Committee, 10th Annual Conference of Computer Society of Iran (CSICC 2005), Iran Telecom Research Center, Tehran, Iran, 15-17 February 2005.

25) Member of the Scientific Committee, 9th Annual Conference of Computer Society of Iran (CSICC 2004), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Feb. 17-19, 2004.

26) Member of the Scientific Committee, The Eighth Annual CSI Computer Conference (CSICC 2003), Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, Feb. 25-27, 2003.

27) Member of the Scientific Committee, The Second Conference on Machine Vision, Image Processing and Applications (MVIP 2003), Khaje Nassiroddin Tousi University, Tehran, Iran, Feb. 2003.

28) Member of the Review Committee, The International Symposiam on Telecommunications (IST 2003), Iran Telecommunications Research Center, Isfahan, Iran, August 16-18, 2003.

29) Member of the Scientific Committee, The Seventh Annual CSI Computer Society of Iran Conference (CSICC 2002), Iran Telecom Research Center, Tehran, Iran, Feb. 26-28, 2002.

30) Member of the Scientific Committee, 32nd Iranian Mathematics Conference, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran, 27-30 August 2001.

31) Advisory Committee Member, The First Iranian Conference on Machine Vision and Image Processing, University of Birjand, Birjand, Iran, 7-9 March 2001.

32) Advisory Committee Member, The Sixth Annual CSI Computer Society of Iran Conference (CSICC 2001), University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran, Feb. 21-23, 2001.

33) Member of the Scientific Committee, The First International Seminar on Graphs, Combinatorics, Computational Algorithms and Applications, Amir Kabir Polytechnic University, Tehran, Iran, Feb. 1-2, 2001.

34) Member of the Scientific Committee, The Third Seminar on Numerical Analysis and its Applications, Sistan and Baluchestan University, Zahedan, Iran, Nov. 16-17, 2000.

35) Advisory Committee Member, 2nd International Conference on Applied Mathematics, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, Oct. 25-27, 2000.

36) Member of the Academic Committee, International Congress on Ghiyath Al-Din Jamshid Kashani (ICGK 2000), Kashan University, Kashan, Iran, Fall 2000.

37) Advisory Committee Member, 31st Iranian Mathematics Conference, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 27-30 August 2000.

38) Member of the Scientific Committee, The Fifth Annual International CSI Computer Society of Iran Conference (CSICC 2000), Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, March 9-11, 2000.

39) Member of the Scientific Committee, The Fourth Annual International CSI Computer Society of Iran Conference (CSICC 98), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Jan. 26–28, 1999.

40) Member of the Scientific Committee, Second Seminar on Numerical Analysis and its Applications, Imam Hossein University, Tehran, Iran, Jan. 27–28, 1999.

41) Member of the Review Committee, The Fifth Conference on Electrical Engineering in Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, May 12–15, 1997.

42) Member of the Review Committee, The Fourth International Conference on Civil Engineering in Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, May 4–6, 1997.

43) Member of the Scientific Committee, The Second Computer Science Conference in Iran, Sponsored by the Computer Society of Iran, Amir Kabir Polytechnic University , Tehran, Iran, Dec. 25–28, 1996.

44) Member of the Scientific Committee, The First Computer Science Conference in Iran, Sponsored by the Computer Society of Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Dec. 25–28, 1995.

45) Geometric Design Workshop, Organizer, The First Seminar on Numerical Analysis in Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 4–5, 1995.

46) Member of the Organizing Committee, and Scientific Committee Chairman, The First Seminar on Numerical Analysis in Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 4–5, 1995.

47) Member of the Organizing Committee, 25th Annual Iranian Mathematical Society Conference, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, March 28–31, 1994.

48) Numerical Analysis Workshop Organizer, 25th Annual Iranian Mathematical Society Conference, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, March 28–31, 1994.

49) Morning Session Organizer and Chairman, Numerical Analysis Day, York University, North York, Ontario, April 14, 1986.

50) Nonlinear Modeling Session Chairman, Computation and Modeling Track, 12th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 5–9, 1985.

1) Sharif University of Technology, “Scientific Computing”, 2007-2012

2) Sharif University of Technology, “Scientific Computing and Optimization”, 2006-2007

3) Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (IPM), “Duality in Fuzzy Number Linear Programming”, 2005-2007

4) Sharif University of Technology, “Extended ABS Class of Methods for Solving General and Diophantine Linear Systems,” 2004-2006

5) Iranian Mathematical Society, National Commission for Advancement of Mathematics, (with 16 others), 2002-2004

6) Sharif University of Technology, “Application of ABS Methods for Solving optimization Problems”, 2002-2003

7) Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Center of Excellence in Mathematics, Director, (with 9 others), Sharif University of Technology, 2000-2005

8) Sharif University of Technology, “Optimization Algorithms Based on ABS Methods”, 2000-2002

9) Sharif University of Technology, “Mathematical Models for Compact Digital Image Representations”, 1998–2000

10) Sharif University of Technology, “Design and Analysis of New Algorithms in Optimization”, 1998–2000

11) Sharif University of Technology, “Iterative Methods for Solving Linear Equations”, 1995–97

12) Sharif University of Technology, “Recognition of Persian and Arabic Writings”, 1995– 97

13) Center for Theoretical Physics and Mathematics, Ministry of Culture and Higher Education, “Optimization Methods and Applications”, 1995–96

14) Sharif University of Technology, “Optimization in Electrical Tomography”, 1993–95

15) Sharif University of Technology, “B-spline Models for Curves and Surfaces”, 1993–95

16) Sharif University of Technology, “Mathematical Software for Solving Nonlinear Optimization Problems”, 1991–95

17) Sharif University of Technology, “Periodic Solutions of Certain Three Dimensional Autonomous Systems”, (with B. Mehri), 1992–93

18) President’s NSERC Award, “Computational Nonlinear Least Squares for Surface-Fitting from Sampled Data”, York University, 1989–1990

19) Ad Hoc Research Grant, York University, 1988

20) Research Development Fellowship, York University, 1987–1988 (Amount- Full Teaching Release Time).

21) Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, “Research VAX”, Grant No. A0382, with 3 others, York University, 1987–1988

22) Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, “Nonlinear Optimization Software Design, Implementation, Testing and Comparison”, Grant No. A2472, York University, 1986–1987

23) Faculty of Arts Excellence Fund, “Research Equipment”, with 8 others, York University, 1986

24) Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, “Memory and Peripherals for VAX 11/750 Equipment”, Grant No. E1349, with 6 others, York University, 1985–1986

25) Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, “Nonlinear Optimization Software Design, Implementation, Testing and Comparison”, Grant No. A2472, York University, 1984–1985

26) Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, “Nonlinear Optimization Software Design, Implementation, Testing and Comparison”, Grant No. A2472, York University, 1983–1984

27) Ad Hoc Research Grant, York University, 1982

28) Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Waterloo, 1981–1982.

29) Tuition Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University, 1976–1981,

30) Tuition Grant, Pennsylvania State University, 1973–1976

31) President’s Scholarship, Louisiana State University, 1972–1973.

2011 From Vice Minister of Science, Research and Technology, and Head of the National Organization for Educational Testing for serving as the Director of the Center of National University Olympiads during the years 2007-2011, and Chairing the committee for the

International University Olympiad in Mathematics during the years 2004-2011.

2011 From Minister of Education for continuing contribution to the Iranian Informatics Olympiad Teams for several years.

2010 From President of Sharif University of Technology for being selected by the Research Council as a Distinguished Researcher of the University.

2008 From Governor of Province of Mazandararn for being selected as Distinguished Citizen of Mazandaran.

2008 From President of Sharif University of Technology for being selected by the Research Council as a Distinguished Researcher of the University, Awarded a Complementary Rank Promotion.

2006 A Complementary Rank Promotion from Promotions Committee of Sharif University of Technology.

1996 From Minister of Education for Teaching the Iranian Informatics Olympiad Teams for Several Years, Being Member of the National Informatics Olympiad Committee for Several Years, and Co-leading the Iranian Informatics Olympiad Team into the International Competitions in Hungary.

1994 , 1995 From Vice Minister of Education for Teaching the Iranian Informatics Olympiad Teams for Several Years and Co-leading them into the International Competitions in Holland (1995) and Sewden

1994 , 1995 From Chairman of the Informatics Society of Iran for Co-leading the Iranian Informatics Olympiad

Teams into the International Competitions in Holland (1995) and Sweden

1994 From President of Sharif University of Technology for Co-leading the Iranian Infromatics Olympiad Team into the International Competitions in Sweden

**Theses **

1) Generally Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares and Generating Nonlinear Programming Test Problems: Algorithmic Approach, Ph.D. Dissertation (Advisor: Richard H. Bartels), Department of Mathematical Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, October 1981.

2) Rosenbrock's Method for Unconstrained Nonlinear Minimization and its Modification for General Goal Programming (Design and Implementation), Master's Paper (Advisor: Webb Miller), Computer

Science Department, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, August 1976

**Ph.D. Theses Supervised **

1) Extended Rank Reduction Formula and its Application to Real and Integer Matrix Factorizations, Ph.D. Dissertation by E. Golpar-Raboky (in Persian), 130 Pages, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, October 2011.

2) Design and Analysis of Filter Trust-Region Algorithms for Unconstrained and Bound Constrained Optimization, Ph.D. Dissertation by M. Fatemi (in Persian), 94 Pages, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, September 2011.

3) Shortest Path Problem in Networks with Mixed Fuzzy Arcs, (Joint Advisor: Iraj Mahdavi) Ph.D. Dissertation by A. Tajdin (in Persian), 119 Pages, Department of Industrial Engineering, Mazandaran University of Science and Technology, Babol, Iran, Spring 2010.

4) New Conjugate Gradient Methods for Unconstrained Optimization, Ph.D. Dissertation by S. Babaie-Kafaki (in Persian), 101 Pages, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Summer 2010.

5) Modeling and Effective Algorithms for Fuzzy Linear Systems of Equations and a Class of Fuzzy Location Problems, Ph.D. Dissertation by R. Ghanbari (in Persian), 93 Pages, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, January 2010.

6) Practical ABS Approaches for Linear Diophantine Systems and Sparse Null Space Basis, Ph.D. Dissertation by S.M. Khorramizadeh (in Persian), 88 Pages, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, January 2010.

7) Minimization of Nonconvex Locally Lipschitz Functions Using Mollifier Subdifferentials and Uniform Approximations of Generalized Second Order Derivatives, Ph.D. Dissertation by R. Yousefpour (in Persian), 80 Pages, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, July 2009.

8) Duality on Fuzzy Linear Programming Problems by Use of Ranking Functions, Ph.D. Dissertation by S.H. Nasseri (in Persian), 105 Pages, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, November 2007.

9) Two New Proximity Functions for Feasible Interior Point Methods and a Show of an Ill-behaved Central Path, Ph.D. Dissertation by M.R. Peyghami (in Persian), 116 Pages, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, September 2005.

10) An Efficient Algorithm for Solving Real or Diphantine Linear Systems after a Rank One Perturbation and Two Efficient Algorithms for Solving Linear Systems by Use of Rank Two Updates, Ph.D. Dissertation by K. Amini, (in Persian), 112 pages, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, June 2004.

11) Solving Diophantine Systems, Real and Integer Inequalities, Linear and Integer Programs on Cones Based on ABS Class of Algorithms, Ph.D. Dissertation by H. Esmaeili, (in Persian), 87 Pages, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, October 2000.

12) A Proof for Broyden's Algorithms Belonging to ABS Class of Algorithms and Presentation of Effective New ABS-type Methods for Solving Linear Systems, Ph.D. Dissertation by M. Adib (in Persian), 101 Pages, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, September 2000.

13) Multiresolution in Computer Graphics, Ph.D. Dissertation by F.F. Samavati (in Persian), 150 Pages, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, April 1999. (Selected as the Best Ph.D. Thesis in Basic Sciences in Iran by The First Kharazmi International Competitions, November 1999.)

**Master’s Theses **

Over 150 Master’s Theses in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Industrial Engineering have been supervised.

Refereed Journal Publications

1) M. Soolaki, I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, R. Hasanzadeh and A. Aghajani, A new linear programming approach and genetic algorithm for solving airline boarding problem, Applied Mathematical Modelling, to appear.

2) S. Noori Darvish, I. Mahdavi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Bi-Objective Possibilistic Programming Model for Open Shop Scheduling Problems with Sequence-Dependent Setup Times, and Fuzzy Processing Times, and Fuzzy Due Dates, Applied Soft Computing, to appear.

3) F.Taghipourian, I.Mahdavi, N.Mahdavi-Amiri anf A. Makui, A fuzzy programming approach for dynamic virtual hub location problem, Applied Mathematical Modelling, to appear.

4) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and M. R. Ansari, Superlinearly Convergent Exact Penalty Projected Structured Hessian Updating Schemes For Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares: Global Analysis, Journal of Optimization, to appear.

5) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and M. R. Ansari, Superlinearly Convergent Exact Penalty Projected Structured Hessian Updating Schemes For Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares: Asymptotic Analysis, Bulletin of the Iranian Mathematical Society, to appear.

6) N. Bidabadi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Two-Step Superlinearly Convergent Projected Structured BFGS Method for Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares, Journal of Optimization, to appear.

7) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and M. R. Ansari, A Superlinearly Convergent Penalty Method with Nonsmooth Line Search for Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares, Special Issue of Sultan Qaboos University Journal for Science, to appear.

8) M. Nejati, I. Mahdavi, M. Mojarad, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Multi-job Lot Streaming to Minimize the Weighted Completion Time in a Hybrid Flow Shop Scheduling Problem with Work Shift Constraint, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, to appear.

9) S. Noori Darvish, I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Bi-Objective Possibilistic Programming Model for Open Shop Scheduling Problems with Sequence-Dependent Setup Times, Fuzzy Processing Times, and Fuzzy Due Dates, Applied Soft Computing, to appear.

10) F. Taghipourian, I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A. Makui, A fuzzy programming approach for dynamic virtual hub location problem, Applied Mathematical Modelling, to appear.

11) H. Fazlollahtabar and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, An optimal path in a bi-criteria AGV-based flexible jobshop manufacturing system having uncertain parameters, Int. J. Industrial and Systems Engineering, to appear.

12) H. Fazlollahtabar, I. Mahdavi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Assessing the Effectiveness of Elearning via User Profile Analysis: An AHP- based Dynamic Programming Approach, MIS Review: An International Journal, to appear.

13) I. Mahdavi, H. Fazlollahtabar, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, M. Arabmaghsoudi and M. H. Yahyanejad, A Comperehensive Value Engineering Approach for Gas Pilpeline Projects Using Mathematical Models and FAST: A Case Study of Mazandaran Gas Company, International Journal of Business and Information 1(2) (2011) 182-204.

14) H. Fazlollahtabar, H. Hajmohammadi, I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Fuzzy Electronic Supply Chain System: Customer Satisfaction and Logistic Aspects, Chapter 8 in Electronic Supply Network Coordination in Intelligent and Dynamic Environments: Modeling and Implementation, I. Mahdavi, S. Mohebbi and N. Cho (Editors), Business Science Reference, New York, 2011, pp. 183-198.

15) N. Cho, I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, S. Mohebbi, E-Supply Network: Network Agents to Support Information Sharing for Buyer-Buyer-Supplier Coordination, Chapter 12 in Electronic Supply Network Coordination in Intelligent and Dynamic Environments: Modeling and Implementation, I. Mahdavi, S. Mohebbi and N. Cho (Editors), Business Science Reference, New York, 2011, pp. 265-284.

16) I. Mahdavi, N. Cho, H. Fazlollahtabar, S. H. Shafieian, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, S. Mohebbi, Agent-based Dynamic Route Selection for Multilayer Electronic Supply Network, Chapter 15 in Electronic Supply Network Coordination in Intelligent and Dynamic Environments: Modeling and Implementation, I. Mahdavi, S. Mohebbi and N. Cho (Editors), Business Science Reference, New York, 2011, pp. 341- 359.

17) R. Aliakbari Shandiz and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, An exact penalty approach for mixed integer nonlinear programming problems, American Journal of Operations Research (AJOR) 1 (2011) 185-189.

18) R. Ezzati, S. Khezerloo, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and Z. Valizadeh, New Methods and Algorithms for Solutions of Single-Signed Fully Fuzzy LR Linear Systems, Iranian Journal of Fuzzy Systems, to appear.

19) M. Fatemi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Filter Trust-Region Algorithm for Unconstrained Optimization with Strong Global Convergence Properties, Computational Optimization and Applications, to appear.

20) A. Mohajeri, I. Mahdavi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Optimal pipe diameter sizing in a tree-structured gas network: a case study, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, to appear.

21) B. Shirazi, I. Mahdavi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, iCoSim-FMS: an intelligent co-simulator for the adaptive control of complex flexible manufacturing systems, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, to appear.

22) S. Shiripour, I. Mahdavi, M. Amiri-Aref, M. Mohammadnia-Otaghsara and N. Mahdavi- Amiri, Multi-Facility Location Problems in Presence of a Probabilistic Line Barrier: A Mixed Integer Quadratic Programming Model, International Journal of Production Research, to appear.

23) M. Khorramizadeh and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, An efficient algorithm for solving rank one perturbed linear Diophantine systems using Rossers approach, 4OR- A Quarterly Journal of Operations Research 9 (2011) 159-173.

24) I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and S. Nejati, Algorithms for biobjective shortest path problems in fuzzy networks, Iranian Journal of Fuzzy Systems 8(4) (2011) 9-37.

25) N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Iranian Operations Research Society (IORS), EORMS - Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, to appear.

26) S. Babaie-Kafaki, R. Ghanbari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Two Effective Hybrid Metaheuristic Algorithms for Minimization of Multimodal Functions, International Journal of Computer Mathematics 88(11) (2011) 2415-2428.

27) S. Babaie-Kafaki, R. Ghanbari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, An Efficient and Practically Robust Hybrid Metaheuristic Algorithm for Solving Fuzzy Bus Terminal Location Problems, Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, to appear.

28) E. Golpar-Raboky and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Diophantine Quadratic Equation and Smith Normal Form Using Scaled Extended Integer Abaffy-Broyden-Spedicato Algorithms, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, to appear.

29) S. Babaie-Kafaki, M. Fatemi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Two effective hybrid conjugate gradient algorithms based on modified BFGS updates, Numerical Algorithms, to appear.

30) R. Hassanzadeh, I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and A. Tajdin, A genetic algorithm for solving fuzzy shortest path problems with mixed fuzzy arc lengths, Mathematics and Computer Modelling, to appear.

31) I. Mahdavi, H. Fazlollahtabar, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, M. Arab Maghsoudi and M. H. Yahyanezhad, A Virtual Intelligent Creativity Matrix for Employees Clustered Interactivity Network with Knowledge Development Program, International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organization (IJKBO), to appear.

32) I. Mahdavi, H. Fazlollahtabar, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, M. Arab Maghsoudi and H. Mohammadi, Design of a fuzzy Job Satisfaction Matrix with Dynamic Performance Criteria: A Case Study at Mazandaran Gas Company, International Journal of Data Analysis and Information Systems (IJDAIS), to appear.

33) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and R. Yousefpour, An Effective Optimization Algorithm for Locally Nonconvex Lipschitz Functions Based on Mollifier Subgradients, Bulletin of the Iranian Mathematical Society 37(1) (2011) 171-198.

34) R. Ghanbari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Solving Bust Terminal Location Problems Using Evolutionary Algorithms, Applied Soft Computing 11 (2011) 991-999.

35) R. Hassanzadeh, E. Khorram, I. Mahdavi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Genetic Algorithm 17 for Optimization Problem with Fuzzy Relation Constraints Using Max-Product Composition, Applied Soft Computing 11 (2011) 551-560.

36) H. Fazlollahtabar, I. Mahdavi, M. Talebi Ashoori, S. Kaviani and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Multi-objective Decision-Making Process of Supplier Selection and Order Allocation for Mlti-period Scheduling in an Electronic Market, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 52 (2011) 1039-1052.

37) N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Iranian Operations Research Society (IORS), IFORS NEWS 4(1) (2010) 15.

38) A. Tajdin, I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavii-Amiri and B. Sadeghpourgildeh, Computing a fuzzy shortest path in a network with mixed fuzzy arc lengths using alpha-cuts, Computers and Mathematics with Applications 60(4) (2010) 989-1002.

39) A. Tajdin, I. Mahdavi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, B. Sadeghpour-Gildeh and R. Hassanzadeh, A Novel Approach for Finding a Shortest Path in a Mixed Fuzzy Network, Wireless Sensor Network 2 (2010) 148-160.

40) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and R. Yousefpoor, Constructing a Sequence of Discrete Hessian Matrices of an SC1 Function Uniformly Convergent to the Generalized Hessian Matrix, Mathematical Programming, Series A 121 (2010) 387-414.

41) I. Mahdavi, H. Fazlollahtabar, S. Hosna Shafieian and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Route Selection in a Dynamic Multi-Agent Multilayer Electronic Supply Network, Journal of Information Technology Applications and Management 17(1) (2010) 141-155.

42) Z. Raftani-Amiri, H. Fazlollahtabar and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Multi-period Supply Network of Food Products Based on Time-Windows with Sensitivity Analysis, Operations and Supply Chain Management 3(2) (2010) 105-116.

43) S. Babaie-Kafaki, R. Ghanbari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Two New Conjugate Gradient Methods Based on Modified Secant Equations, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics 234 (2010)1374-1386.

44) R. Ghanbari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, New Solutions of LR Fuzzy Linear Systems Using Ranking Functions and ABS Algorithms, Applied Mathematical Modeling 34 (2010) 3363-3375.

45) I. Mahdavi, H. Fazlollahtabar, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and M. Kakouei, Designing Integrated Models as a Decision Aid in Web-based Marketing, Journal of Information Technology Applications and Management 17(1) (2010) 1-10.

46) E. Spedicato, E. Bodon, Z. Xia and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, ABS methods for continuous and integer linear equations and optimization, Central European Journal of Operations Research 18(1) (2010) 73-95.

47) R. Ghanbari, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and R. Yousefpour, Exact and approximate solutions of fuzzy LR linear systems: New algorithms using a least squares model and the ABS approach, Iranian Journal of Fuzzy Systems 7(2) (2010) 1-18.

48) N. Mahdavi-Amiri, S.H. Nasseri and A. Yazdani, Fuzzy Primal Simplex Algorithms for Solving Fuzzy Linear Programming Problems, Iranian Journal of Operations Research 1(2) (2009) 68-84.

49) S.H. Nasseri and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Some Duality Results on Linear Programming Problems with Symmetric Fuzzy Numbers, Fuzzy Information and Engineering, An International Journal 1(1) (2009) 59-66.

50) I. Mahdavi, H. Abbaspour-Ghomi, N. Sahebjamnia, Y. Eissazadeh-Roshan, H. Fazlollahtabar, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and A. Hamzehpour, Strategic Development and SWOT Analysis for IT/ICT Programs in Universities of Mazandaran in Iran Using Digital Indices, The Journal of Digital Policy and Management 7(1) (2009) 31-47.

51) N. Javadian, Y. Maali and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Fuzzy Linear Programming with Grades of Satisfaction for fuzzy Constraints, Iranian Journal of Fuzzy Systems 6(3)(2009) 17-35.

52) I. Mahdavi, Sh. Mohebbi, M. Zandakbari, N. Cho and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Agent-based web service for the design of a dynamic coordination mechanism in supply networks, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing 20(6) (2009) 727-749.

53) I. Mahdavi, A. Heidarzadeh, B. Sadeghpour and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A General Fuzzy TOPSIS Model in Multiple Criteria Decision Making, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 45(3-4) (2009) 406-420.

54) I. Mahdavi, B. Javadi, N. Sahebjamnia and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A two-phase linear programming methodology for fuzzy multi-objective mixed-model assembly line problem, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 44(9-10)(2009) 1010-1023.

55) M. Khorramizadeh and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Integer extended ABS algorithms and possible control of intermediate results for linear Diophantine systems, 4OR- A Quarterly Journal of Operations Research 7 (2) (2009) 145-167.

56) I. Mahdavi, H. Fazlollahtabar, A. Heidarzade ,N. Mahdavi-Amiri and Y.I. Rooshan, A Heuristic Methodology for Multi-Criteria Evaluation of Web-Based E-learning Systems Based on User Satisfaction, Journal of Applied Sciences 8(24) (2008) 4603-4609.

57) I. Mahdavi, R. Nourifar, A. Heidarzade and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A dynamic programming approach for finding shortest chains in a fuzzy network, Applied Soft Computing 9 (2008) 503-511.

58) I. Mahdavi, H. Fazlollahtabar, E. Mozaffari, M. Heidari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Data envelopment analysis based comparison of two hybrid multi-criteria decision-making approaches for mobile phone selection: a case study in Iranian telecommunication environment, International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences (IJIDS)1(2) (2008) 194-220.

59) M. Khorramizadeh and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, On solving linear Diophantine systems using generalized Rosser’s algorithm, Bulletin of the Iranian Mathematical Society 34(2) (2008) 1-25.

60) B. Javadi, M. Saidi-Mehrabad, A. Haji, I. Mahdavi, F. Jolai and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, No-wait flow shop scheduling using fuzzy multi-objective linear programming, Journal of The Franklin Institute 345(5) (2008) 452-467.

61) I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A. Heidarzade and R. Nourifar, Designing a Model of Fuzzy TOPSIS in Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Applies Mathematics and Computation 206(2) (2008) 607-617.

62) I. Mahdavi, S. Mohebbi, N. Cho, M.M. Paydar and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Designing a Dynamic Buyer-Supplier Coordination Model in Electronic Markets Using Stochastic Petri Nets, International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (IJISSCM) 1(3) (2008) 1-20.

63) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and S.H. Nasseri, Duality Results and a Dual Simplex Method for Linear Programming Problems with Trapezoidal Fuzzy Variables, Fuzzy Sets and Systems 158(17) (2007) 1961-1978.

64) K. Amini, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and M.R. Peyghami, Extended Reduced Rank Two Abaffian Update Schemes in the ABS Type Methods, Applied Mathematics and Computation 185(1) (2007) 255-265.

65) M. Salahi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Polynomial Time Second Order Mehrotra-Type Predictor-Corrector Algorithms, Applied Mathematics and Computation 183(1) (2006) 646-658.

66) I. Mahdavi, B. Shirazi, N. Cho and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Conceptual Framework for Quantitative Modeling of Semi-Structured MADM'', Asia Pacific Management Review 11(3), 155-162, 2006.

67) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and S.H. Nasseri, Duality in Fuzzy Number Linear Programming by Use of a Certain Linear Ranking Function, Applied Mathematics and Computation 180 (1) (2006) 206-216.

68) K. Amini and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Solving Rank One Perturbed Linear Diophantine Systems by the ABS Methods, Optimization Methods and

Software 21(5), 819-831, 2006

69) H. Ghasabi-Oskoei and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, An Efficient Simplified Neural Network for Solving Linear and Quadratic Programming Problems, Applied Mathematics and Computation 175(1) (2006) 452-464.

70) H. Esmaeili, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and E. Spedicato, Explicit ABS Solution of a Class of Linear Inequality Systems and LP Problems, Bulletin of The Iranian Mathematical Society, 30(2), 21-38, 2004

71) K. Amini, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, and M.R. Peyghami, ABS-Type Methods for Solving Full Row Rank Linear Systems Using a New Rank Two Update, Bulletin of The Australian Mathematical Society 70(1) (2004) 17-34.

72) N. Mahdavi-Amiri, M. Adib and H. Esmaeili, Design and Analysis of New Linear Optimization Algorithms for Solving Certain Systems and Linear Programming Problems Over Real and Integer Spaces, (in Persian), Sharif Journal of Science and Technology, No. 25, 13-20, Autumn-Winter 2003-2004

73) E. Spedicato, E. Bodon, A. Del Popolo and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, ABS Methods and ABSPACK for Linear Systems and Optimization: A Review, 4OR 1(1), 51-66, 2003

74) F. Famil Samavati and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Local Method for Multiresolution of Smooth Models, (in Persian), The CSI Journal of Computer Science and Engineering 1(1a), 3-10, Spring 2003

75) F. Famil Samavati, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and R.H. Bartles, Multiresolution Surfaces Having Arbitrary Topologies by a Reverse Doo Subdivision Method, Computer Graphics Forum 21(2) , 121-136, 2002

76) H. Esmaeili and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Algorithms for Computing the Greatest Common Divisor and Their Applications to Solving Single Linear Diophantine Equations, (in Persian), Mathematical Thought and Culture, A Journal of the Iranian Mathematical Society 21(1), 1-25, Spring 2002

77) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and F. Famil Samavati, Multiresolution Surfaces with Arbitrary Topologies Using a Reverse Doo Subdivision Scheme, (in Persian), Sharif Journal of Science and Technology, No. 20, 70-77, Winter 2002

78) H. Esmaeili, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and E. Spedicato, ABS Solution of a Class of Linear Integer Inequalities and Integer LP Problems, Optimization Methods and Software 16 (1-4) (2001) 179-192.

79) H. Esmaeili, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and E. Spedicato, Generating the Integer Null Space and Conditions for Determination of an Integer Basis Using the ABS Algorithms, Bulletin of the Iranian Mathematical Society 27(1), 1-18, 2001

80) H. Esmaeili, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and E. Spedicato, A Class of ABS Algorithms for Diophantine Linear Systems, Numerische Mathematik 90 (1) (2001) 101-115.

81) F. Famil Samavati and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Filtered B-Spline Model of Scanned Digital Images, Journal of Sciences, Tehran, Iran, 10(4) (1999) 258-264.

82) M. Adib, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and E. Spedicato, Broyden's Method as an ABS Algorithm, Publications of University of Miskolc, Series D., Natural Sciences, 30 40, Mathematics, 3-13, 1999.

83) B. Mehri and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Periodic Solutions of Certain Three Dimensional Autonomous Systems, Journal of Sciences, Tehran, Iran, 10 (2) (1999) 117-120.

84) S. Musavi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Modeling, Generation and Representation of B-splines, (in Persian), Mathematical Thought and Culture, A Journal of the Iranian Mathematical Society, 17(21), 19-37.

85) S. Musavi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, B-spline Bases and Interpolation, (in Persian), Mathematical Thought and Culture, A Journal of the Iranian Mathematical Society, 17(20), 1-14, Spring 1998

86) H. Esmaeili and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, ABS Methods for Solving Linear System, (in Persian), Mathematical Thought and Culture, A Journal of the Iranian Mathematical Society, 17(1 and 2), 17-286, Spring and Fall 1996

87) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and S.R. Seydnejad, Computational Nonlinear Least Squares in Electric Current Tomography, Scientia Iranica, The International Journal of Science and Technology, 1(4), 335-342, 1995

88) N. Mahdavi-Amiri, CNLP: A Nonlinearly Constrained Nonlinear Programming Test Problem Generator, The International Journal of Engineering,

Tehran, Iran, 5(2a), 73-86, Fall 1994

89) N. Mahdavi-Amiri, An Exact Penalty Method with Reduced Hessian Updates for Solving Constrained Optimization Problems, Iranian Journal of

Science and Technology, 18(1), 1-14, 1994

90) N. Mahdavi-Amiri, The Definition of Numerical Analysis, (Translation into Persian of Paper by Lloyd N. Trefethen, SIAM News, (6) 25 (1992)), Nashr-i Ryazy, A Mathematical Journal of Iran University Press, 5(1 and 2), 27-29, Dec. 1993.

91) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and D. Tasdighi, Universal and Global Information, (in Persian), Sharif Journal 9(5), 76-78, Sept. 1993

92) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and R.H. Bartels, Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares: An Exact Penalty Approach with Projected Structured Quasi-Newton Updates, ACM Transactions On Mathematical Software (TOMS) 15(3), 220-242, September 1989.

93) R.H. Bartels and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, On Generating Test Problems for Nonlinear Programming Algorithms, SIAM Journal on Scientific and Statistical Computing 7(3), 769-798, July 1986.

**Refereed Conference Publications **

1) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and E. Golpar-Raboky, Smith Normal Form Using Scaled Extended Integer ABS Algorithms, The 2011 2nd International Congress on Computer Applications and Computational Science (CACS 2011), Bali Dynasty Resort, Bali, Indonesia, November 15-17, 2011, 4 pages.

2) R. Hassanzadeh, I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, H. Shafieian, A. Tajdin, An Alpha Cut Approach for Fuzzy Product, Intellectbase International Consortium, Atlanta, USA, October 13-15, 2011, 7 pages.

3) N. Mahdavi-Amiri (invited speaker) and R. Ghanbari, Fuzzy LR linear systems: New Characterizations and algorithms for solutions, Iranian Conference on Fuzzy Systems, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, July 5-7, 2011, 5 pages.

4) R. Ghanbari, K. Ghorbani-Moghadam, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Fuzzy Linear Programming Problems: Models and Solutions, Iranian Conference on Fuzzy Systems, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, July 5-7, 2011, 5 pages.

5) M. R. Ansari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Solving Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Problems Using an Exact Penalty Structured Projected Scheme with a Hybrid Trust Region-Line Search Procedure, 4th International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran, May 18-19, 2011, Extended Abstract, 2 pages.

6) E. Golpar-Raboky and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Diophantine Quadratic Equation and Smith Normal Form Using Scaled Extended Integer ABS Algorithms, 4th International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran, May 18-19, 2011, Extended Abstract, 2 pages.

7) M. Fatemi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Globally Convergent Trust-Region Algorithm for Unconstrained Optimization Using Filter, 4th International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran, May 18-19, 2011, Extended Abstract, 2 pages.

8) N. Mahdavi-Amiri (invited Speaker) and M. Korramizadeh, An efficient ABS-type algorithm for solving rank one perturbed linear Diophantine systems using generalized Rossers approach, Numerical Linear Algebra Workshop, Shahid Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran, Ordibehesht 14-15, 1390 (May 4-5, 2011), 5 pages.

9) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and M. Korramizadeh, Generalized Rossers algorithm and solving rank one perturbed linear Diophantine systems,APORS 2010, 8th Triennial conference of Association of Asia Pacific Operational Research Societies, Penang, Malaysia, Dec. 5-8, 2010, 5 pages.

10) R. Hasanzadeh, I. Mahdavi, A. Tajdin, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and H. Shafieian, A Genetic Algorithm for Fuzzy All-Pairs Shortest Path in a Network, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 22-24, 2011, pp. 802-807.

11) R. Hasanzadeh, I. Mahdavi, A. Tajdin and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Genetic Algorithm for Fuzzy Shortest Path in a Network with mixed fuzzy arc lengths, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 22-24, 2011, pp. 808-813.

12) I. Mahdavi, H. Fazlollahtabar, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, M. Arabmaghsoudi and N. Kolbadinezhad, Design of a Fuzzy Job Satisfaction Matrix with Dynamic Performance Criteria, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 22-24, 2011, pp. 1173-1178.

13) I. Mahdavi, H. Fazlollahtabar, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, M. Arabmaghsude andM. H. Yahyanejad, Design of a Creativity Matrix Using Virtual Intelligent Clustering and Knowledge Development Program, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 22-24, 2011, pp. 1179-1184.

14) F. Salehi-Sadaghiani and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Implementation and Numerical Testing of Mehrotra’s Primal-Dual Interior Point Method, Extended Abstract, The International Conference on Operations Research and Optimization, IPM, Tehran, Iran, January 26-28, 2011, 4 pages.

15) N. Mahdavi-Amiri (Plenary Speaker) and M. R. Ansari, Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares: An Exact Penalty Approach with Structured Approximate Projected Hessian Updates, The International Conference on Operations Research and Optimization, IPM, Tehran, Iran, January 26-28, 2011, 4 pages.

16) N. Bidabadi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Superlinearly Structured Secant Methods for Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares, Extended Abstract, The International Conference on Operations Research and Optimization, IPM, Tehran, Iran, January 26-28, 2011, 5 pages.

17) S. M. Shariatzadeh, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and S. Kasaei, Exemplar-BasedMulti-resolution Image Completion, The 6th Iranian Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran, October 27-28, 2010, 8 pages.

18) I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A. Makui, A. Mohajeri and R. Tafazzoli, Optimal gas distribution network using minimum spanning tree, The 17th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IE and EM), IEEE 2010, Xiamen, China, October 29-31, 2010, pp. 1374-1377.

19) I. Mahdavi, M. Arabmaghsudi, M. H. Yahyanejad, H. Fazlollahtabar and N. Mahdavi- Amiri, A Comprehensive Value Engineering Approach for Gas Pipeline Projects Using Mathematical Models and FAST, International Conference on Business and Information 2010, Rihga Royal Hotel Kokura, Kitakyushu, Japan, July 5-7, 2010, 11 pages.

20) I. Mahdavi, A. Mohajeri, M. Arabmaghsudi, M.H. Yahyanejad F. Taghipourian and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, An optimal natural-gas network using minimum spanning tree, The 40th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, Awaji Island, Japan, July 25-28, 2010, 5 pages.

21) H. Fazlollahtabar and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Design of an Expert System to Estimate Cost in an Automated Jobshop Manufacturing System, The 40th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, Awaji Island, Japan, July 25-28, 2010, 6 pages.

22) H. Fazlollahtabar, R. Hassanzadeh, I. Mahdavi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Web-Based Multi-Optimization Approach for Convergent Product Networks Using Steiner Tree, The 5th International Conference on IT Applications and Management, COEX Conference Center, Seoul, Korea, October 19, 2010, pp. 163-176.

23) Y. Maali and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Weighting Scheme and a Model for Computing Alternative Pareto Optimal Solutions of Multi Objective Linear Programming Problems, The IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2010), Macao, China, December 7-10, 2010, 6 pages.

24) S. Babaie-Kafaki, M. Fatemi and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Hybrid Conjugate Gradient Algorithms Using Modified Secant Equations, 3rd International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, May 5-6, 2010, 2 pages.

25) R. Ghanbari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Approximate Memetic Algorithm for Solving Bus Terminal Location Problem, 3rd International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, May 5-6, 2010, 3 pages.

26) S. Hesabi, M. Jamzad and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Structure and Texture Image Inpainting, 2010 International Conference on Signal and Image Processing (ICSIP 2010), Chennai, India, December 15-17, 2010, pp. 119-124.

27) A. Tajdin, I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, B. Sadeghpour-Gildeh and R. Hadighi, A Shortest Path Algorithm for a Network with Various Fuzzy Arc Lengths, Third Global Conference on Power Control and Optimization, Gold Coast, Australia, February 2-4, 2010, 12 pages.

28) S. Babaie-Kafaki, R. Ghanbari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A New Evolutionary Based Metaheuristic Algorithm for Unconstrained Optimization, The 2nd International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran, May 20-22, 2009, pp. 69-72.

29) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and R. Yousefpour, A Sequence of Direct Hessian Matrices of an SC1 Function Uniformly Convergent to the Generalized Hessian Matrix, The 2nd International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran, May 20-22, 2009, pp. 180-181.

30) I. Mahdavi, M. Farhanchi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, R. Hassanzadeh and J. Mahmoudi, Finding the short path in network with variable arc length and probabilistic nodes, The 2nd International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran, May 20-22, 2009, pp. 239-240.

31) S. Babaie-Kafaki, R. Ghanbari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A modified nonlinear conjugate gradient algorithm for unconstrained optimization, International Conference of Mathematical Sciences, Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey, 4-10 August 2009, p. 359.

32) I. Mahdavi, H. Fazlollahtabar, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and M. Kakouei, Designing Integrated Models as a Decision Aid in Web-based Marketing, The 2nd International Conference on IT Application and Management, Managing Global Uncertainties, Depok, Indonesia, June 25, 2009, pp. 129-134.

33) I. Mahdavi, M. Kakouei, H. Fazlollahtabr, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and S. Mohebbi, Information Technology in Developing Business Models of Export at Mazandaran Province in Iran, Proceedings of International Conference on Business and Information 2009, Vol. 6, July 6-8, 2009, 11 pages, Parkroyal Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

34) I. Mahdavi, H. Abbaspour, N. Sahebjamneya, Y. Isazadeh-Roshan, H. Fazlollahpour and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Applying an Integrated Digital Index and SWOT Analysis for Developing IT/ICT Programs at Universities in Mazandaran in Iran, International Conference on IT Applications and Management, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, Oct. 31, 2008, pp. 221-230.

35) R. Ghanbari, N. Mahdavi-Amiri and R. Yousefpour, New Algorithm Using ABS Ap-proach for Solving Fuzzy LR Linear Systems, International Conference on Approximation in Scientific Computing, Institute of Software Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Oct. 26-30, 2008, pp. 38-39.

36) S. Babaie-Kafaki, R. Ghanbari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Two New Metaheuristic Algorithms for Unconstrained Optimization, 39th Annual Iranian Mathematics Conference, Shahid Bahonar Univ. of Kerman, Iran, Aug. 24, 2008, pp. 110-113.

37) R. Ghanbari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A New Hybrid Metaheuristic Algorithm for Solving Uncapacitated Facility Location Problem, 39th Annual Iranian Mathematics Conference, Shahid Bahonar Univ. of Kerman, Iran, Aug. 24, 2008, pp. 231-234.

38) S. Babaie-Kafaki, R. Ghanbari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, An Efficient Hybridization of Genetic Algorithm and Variable Neighborhood Search for Fuzzy Bus Terminal Location Problems with Fuzzy Setup Cost, Proceeding of the Second Joint Congress on Fuzzy and Intelligent Systems, Malek-Ashtar University of Technology, Tehran,

Iran, October, 28-30, 2008, 7 pages.

39) I. Mahdavi, M.M. Paydar, A. Heidarzadeh and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Application of Fuzzy Mathematical Approach for Cell Formation and Layout Design with Uncertain Condition, The 2008 International Conference of Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Management, London, England, 2008,6 pages.

40) S. Babaei-Kafaki, R. Ghanbari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A Metaheuristic Algorithm for New Models of Fuzzy Bus Terminal Location Problem with a Certain Ranking Function, Proceedings of the First Joint Congress on Fuzzy and Intelligent Systems, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran, August 29-31, 2007, 4 pages.

41) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and S.H. Naseri, Duality in Fuzzy Linear Programming Using Linear Ranking Functions, Proceedings of The 37the Annual Iranian Mathematics Conference, Tarbiat Moallem University, Tabriz, Iran, pp. 593-594, September 2-5, 2006.

42) Duality in Fuzzy Linear Optimization Using Linear Ranking Functions'', (With S.H. Nasseri), in Proceedings of 37th Annual Iranian Mathematics Conference, Tarbiat Moallem University, Tabriz, Iran, pp. 593-594, September 2-5, 2006

43) Duality in Fuzzy Variable Linear Programming, (with S.H. Nasseri), in Proceedings of WEC' 05, The Fourth World Enformatika Conference, June 24-26, 2005, Istanbul, Turkey, ENFORMATIKA, Vol. 6, pp. 115-117, 2005

44) Duality in Fuzzy Number Linear Programming by Use of Certain Linear Ranking Function, (with S.H. Nasseri), in Proceedings of 35th Annual Iranian Mathematics Conference, University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran, 9 Pages, Jan. 27-31, 2005

45) ABS Solutions of Some Linear Inequality Systems and LP Problems in Real and Integer Spaces, (invited, with H. Esmaeili and E. Spedicato), in Proceedings of The 3rd International Conference on ABS Algorithms, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific/Engineering Computing, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, May 14-15, 2001, Editors: E. Spedicato and Z. Xia, Published by University of Bergamo, Report n. 25, pp. 108-130, December 2004

46) Updating the General Solution of a Linear equality Diophantine System after a Rank-one Perturbation of the Coefficient Matrix, (with K. Amini, in Persian), 34th Iranian Mathematical Conference, Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran, 15 Pages, Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, 2003

47) ABS-type Methods Using a New Rank Two Update, (with K. Amini and M.R. Peyghami, in Persian), 34th Iranian Mathematical Conference, Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran, 19 pages, Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, 2003

48) Solving Linear Equality Diophantine Systems with Bounds on Variables by Basis Reduction Approach, (Presented as a Poster with Z. Hallaj Kashani, in Persian), 34th Iranian Mathematical Conference, Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran, Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, 2003

49) ABS Solution of Full Row Rank Inequalities, Linear Programming and Integer Programming Problems, (invited, with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), Proceedings of the Monthly Colloquium of the Iranian Mathematical Society, Volume 1, pp. 71-93, Winter 2003

50) Image Reconstruction of Impenetrable Cylinders Using Cubic B-splines and Genetic Algorithms, (with K. Barkeshli and M. Mokhtari), in Proceedings of 2001 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, Volume 2, Boston, MA, pp. 686-689, July 8-13, 2001

51) Generating the Integer Null Space and the Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Determination of an Integer Basis Using the ABS Methods, (with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), in Proceedings of The Third Seminar on Numerical Analysis and its Applications, Sistan and Baluchestan University, Zahedan, Iran, pp. 1-16, Nov. 16-17, 2000

52) Solutions of Inequality Systems and Integer Linear Programming Problems Having Full Row Rank via ABS Methods, (with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), Invited Paper, in Proceedings of The 30th Iranian International Conference on Mathematics, University of Mohaghegh Ardebili, Ardebil, Iran, pp. 14-26, August 1-4, 1999

53) General Solution of Diophantine Systems and a Proof for Refuting Egervary's Claim, (with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), in Proceedings of The 30th Iranian International Conference on Mathematics, University of Mohaghegh Ardebili, Ardebil, Iran, pp. 27-34, August 1-4, 1999

54) Broyden's Method within the ABS Class of Algorithms, (with M. Adib, in Persian), in Proceedings of The 30th Iranian International Conference on Mathematics, University of Mohaghegh Ardebili, Ardebil, Iran, pp. 1-7, August 1-4, 1999

55) A New ABS-type Approach for Solving Linear Systems, (with M. Adib, in Persian), in Proceedings of The Second Seminar on Numerical Analysis and its Applications, Imam Hossein University, Tehran, Iran, pp. 1-24 , January 27-28, 1999

56) ABS Methods and Solving Linear Diophantine Equations, (with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), in Proceedings of The Second Seminar on Numerical Analysis and its Applications, Imam Hossein University, Tehran, Iran, pp. 49-60, January 27-28, 1999

57) Multiresolution of Surfaces Having Arbitrary Topologies, (with F.F. Samavati, in Persian), in Proceedings of The Second Seminar on Numerical Analysis and its Applications, Imam Hossein University, Tehran, Iran, pp. 133-148, January 27-28, 1999

58) A Local Method for Smooth Multiresolution Models, (with F.F. Samavati, in Persian), in Proceedings of the Fourth Annual International CSI Computer Conference (CSICC'98), Tehran, Iran, pp. 151-157, January 1999

59) B-spline Representation of Digital Contours, (with F. Famil Samavati, in Persian), in Proceedings of the First Annual CSI Computer Conference, (CSICC '95), Tehran, Iran, pp. 167--172, Dec. 1995.

60) Periodic Solutions of Certain Three Dimensional Autonomous Systems, (with B. Mehri), in Proceedings of the First Joint Seminar on Applied

Mathematics, University of Zanjan and Baku State University, Zanjan, pp. 90--96, Oct. 4-6, 1995

61) Geometric Modeling in Computers and Computer Graphics, (with F. Famil Samavati, in Persian), in Proceedings of the 24th Annual Iranian Mathematics Conference , Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, pp. 126-138, 28-31 March 1993

62) An Exact Penalty Method with Reduced Hessian Updates for Solving Constrained Optimization Problems, in Proceedings of The International Congress on Computational Methods in Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, (Ed. M.A. Yaghoubi), Volume 1 (Modelling and Simulations), pp. 199--206, 2-6 May 1993

63) Optimization in Electrical Tomography, (with S.R. Seydnejad, in Persian), in Proceedings of The International Congress on Computational Methods

in Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, (Ed. M.A. Yaghoubi), Volume 1 (Modeling and Simulations), pp. 51--58, 2-6 May 1993.

64) Modeling Optimization Test Problems with a Finite Number of Characterized Points, in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Numerical

Analysis, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, O. Celebi and B. Karasozen (Eds.), pp. 209--228. Sept. 1-4. 1989.

65) An Implementation of an Exact Penalty Algorithm for Solving Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Problems, in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Numerical Analysis, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, O. Celebi and Karasozen (Eds.), pp. 229--256, Sept. 1-4, 1989

**Papers in Research Books **

1) ABS-type Methods for Solving Linear Inequalities and Linear Programming Problems, (in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), 13 Pages, 2005-2006.

2) Extended ABS Methods for Solving General and Diophantine Linear Systems of Equations, (with K. Amini, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), 13 Pages, 2004-2005.

3) Application of ABS Methods for Solving Optimization Problems, (with M.R. Peypghami and M. Salahi, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 87-97, , 2002-2003.

4) Karmarkar’s Interior Point Algorithms and an ABS-type Algorithm for Solving Linear Programming Problems, (with M. Salahi, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), 12 Pages, 2001-2002.

5) Optimization Algorithms Using the ABS Class of Methods, (with M. Salahi, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 55-63, 2000-2001.

6) Multiresolution Surfaces Having Arbitrary Topologies Using Reverse Doo Subdivision, (with F.F. Samavati, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 49-62, 1999-2000.

7) Design and Analysis of New Algorithms in Optimization, (with M. Adib and H. Esmaeili, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 63-77, 1999-2000.

8) Design and Analysis of New Algorithms in Optimization, (with M. Adib and H. Esmaeili, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 89-98, 1998–99.

9) Mathematical Models for Compact Digital Image Representations, (with F.F. Samavati, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 77-87, 1998–99.

10) Iterative ABS Methods for Solving Integer Linear Systems and its Applications to Certain Optimization Problems, (with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 99–109, 1996–97.

11) Geometric Reconstruction of Scanned Images, (with F. Famil Samavati, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 89–98, 1996–97.

12) Geometric Reconstruction of Scanned Images, (with F. Famil Samavati, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 78–83, 1995–96.

13) Iterative Direct Methods for Solving Linear System of Equations, (with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 84–98, 1995–96.

14) Optimization in Electric Current Tomography, (in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 58–68, 1994– 95.

15) Geometric Modeling of Digital Contours, (with F. Famil Samavati, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 69–79, 1994–95.

16) Mathematical Software for Solving Nonlinear Optimization Problems, (in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 80–94, 1994–95.

17) Optimization in Electric Current Tomography, (with S.R. Seydnejad, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 61–64, 1993–94.

18) B-spline Models for Curves and Surfaces in Computer Graphics, (with F. Famil Samavati, in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 65–71, 1993–94.

19) Mathematical Software for Solving Nonlinear Optimization Problems, (in Persian), in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (Mathematical Sciences Volume), pp. 72–77, 1993–94.

20) B-spline Models for Curves and Surfaces in Computer Graphics and Geometric Design, in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports, (with F. Famil Samavati, in Persian), 7 pages, 1992–93.

21) Mathematical Software for Generating Nonlinear Optimization Problems, in Sharif University of Technology Research Reports (in Persian), pp. 39–47, 1991–92.

**
Books and Memoranda **

1) Linear and Nonlinear Programming, (with M.H. Pourkazemi), A translation into Persian of the book with the same title by D. Luenberger (Addison Wesley, 1989), Entesharte Elmi, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 658 Pages, 2000, Second Edition: 2006.

2) Teaching Notes for Geometric Design Workshop, (with F. Famil Samavati, in Persian), The First Numerical Analysis Seminar in Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 4--5, 37 pages, 1995

**
Refereed Review Articles **

1) Numerical Experience with Sequential Quadratic Programming Algorithms for Equality Constrained Nonlinear Programming, by D.F. Shanno and K.H. Phua, ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, Vol. 15, No. 1, March 1989, pp. 49–63, in ACM Computing Reviews, Vol. 15, No. 1, 486–487, September 1989.

2) A Convergence Theorem of Rosen’s Gradient Projection Method, by D.Z. Du and X.S. Zhang, Mathematical Programming 36, 1986, pp. 135–144, in ACM Computing Reviews, pp. 379–380, July 1988.

**
Invited Addresses at Conferences **

1) N. Mahdavi-Amiri (invited speaker) and M. R. Ansari, A Two-Step SuperLinealy Convergent Exact Penalty Approach with New Projectd Structured Hessian Updating Schemes for Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares, The Third Workshop on Optimization and its Applications, Khajeh Nasir Tousi University, Tehran, Iran, May 17, 2011, Extended Abstract, 2 pages.

2) N. Mahdavi-Amiri (invited speaker) and M. R. Ansari, Exact penalty projected structured hessian updating schemes for solving constrained nonlinear least squares problems, The Second International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Optimization, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman, January 3-6, 2011, pp. 43.

3) N. Mahdavi-Amiri (invited speaker) and M. Khorramizadeh, Solving rank one perturbed linear Diophantine systems using generalized Rosser’s algorithm, The Second Workshop on Optimization and its Applications, Khajeh Nasir Tousi University, Tehran, Iran, May 4, 2010, Extended Abstract, 2 pages.

4) N. Mahdavi-Amiri (invited speaker) and M. Korramizadeh, Solving rank one perturbed linear Diophantine systems using generalized Rosser’s algorithm, The 23rd International Conference of Jangjeon Mathematical Society, Shahid Chamran University and Jangjeon Mathematical Society (Iran - South Korea), Ahvaz, Iran, February 8-10, 2010, 2 pages.

5) N. Mahdavi-Amiri (invited speaker) and M. Khorramizadeh, Generalized Rosser’s Algorithm and New Integer Extended ABS Algorithms for Solving Linear Diophantine Equations, Workshop on Optimization and its Applications to Engineering, Khajeh Nasir Tousi University, Tehran, Iran, 18 May 2009, Extended Abstract, 2 pages.

6) N. Mahdavi-Amiri (invited speaker) and R. Yousefpour, An Optimization Algorithm for Locally Nonconvex Lipschitz Functions Based on Mollifier Subgradient, The 2nd International Conference on Nonlinear Analysis and Optimization, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran, May 13-15, 2009.

7) N. Mahdavi-Amiri (invited speaker), Extended integer ABS algorithms for Linear Diophantine Systems, APORS 2009, 8th Triennial conference of Association of Asia Pacific Operational Research Societies, Jaipur Institute of Management, Jaipur, India, Dec. 06-09, 2009.

8) N. Mahdavi-Amiri, ABS methods for integer linear systems and inequalities and integer linear programming, XXXIX Annual Conference Italian Operations Research Society Joint Conference EWGT2008 - 12th Meeting Euro Working Group on Transportation (AIRO2008), Hotel Continental Terme, Ischia - Italy, Sept. 7- 11, 2008.

9) N. Mahdavi-Amiri (invited speaker) and M. Khorramizadeh, An effective and efficient method for rank one perturbed linear Diophantine systems based on Rosser’s algorithm, Numerical Analysis and Optimization Conference, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman, April 2008.

10) N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Generalized Rosser’s Algorithm and New Integer Extended ABS Algorithms for Solving Linear Diophantine Equations, SIGOPT - International Conference on Optimization 2008, Universitat Trier and Universitat Hannover - Lambrecht, February 2008.

11) N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Optimization Tets Problem Models with Multiple Characterized Points, International Conference on Nonlinear Analysis and Optimization, Isfahan, Iran, April 25-27, 2007.

12) N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Integer ABS Class of Algorithms for Solving Linear Diophantine Equations, Extended Abstract in the Program Booklet of the International Workshop on Numerical Linear Algebra in Signals and Systems, Hotel Porto Giardino, Monopoli (Bari), Italy, September 11-15, 2006.

13) ABS Methods for Linear (Diophantine) Systems and Optimization, Extended Abstract in the Proceedings of 36th Annual Iranian Mathematics Conference, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran, pp. 16-17, Sept. 10-13, 2005.

14) Solving Rank One Perturbed Linear Diophantine Systems by the ABS Methods, International Conference on Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimization, Lhasa, Tibet, China, Aug. 18-12, 2005.

15) Modern Optimization Methods: Linear Problems, Workshop on Special Topics in Theoretical and Computational Fluid Mechanics, Center of Excellence in Energy Conservation, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, April 20-21, 2005.

16) Modern Optimization Methods: Non-Linear Problems, Workshop on Special Topics in Theoretical and Computational Fluid Mechanics, Center of Excellence in Energy Conservation, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, April 20-21, 2005.

17) ABS Algorithms for Solving Linear Systems and Applications to other Problems, 33rd Iranian Mathematics Conference, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, Iran, Aug. 30- sept. 2, 2002.

18) Solving Some Linear Inequality Systems and LP Problems in Real and Integer Spaces via the ABS Algorithms, 32nd Iranian Mathematics Conference, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran, 27-30 August 2001.

19) Constrained Nonlinear Optimization: Quadratic Programming Models and Exact Penalty Functions, The First Workshop on Nonlinear Functional Analysis and its Applications, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, January 20-24, 2002.

20) ABS Solution of a Class of Linear Inequality Systems and LP Problems over Real and Integer Spaces, Monthly Seminar of Mathematical Society of Iran, Tehran, Iran, June 2001.

21) ABS Solution of a Class of Linear Inequality Systems and LP Problems over real and Integer Spaces, The First International Seminar on Graphs, Combinatorics, Computational Algorithms and Applications, Amir Kabir Polytechnic University, Tehran, Iran, 31st Jan.-1st Feb. 2001.

22) Nonlinear Constrained Optimization Methods Using Quadratic Models and Penalty Functions, Symposium on Mathematics and Communications, Iran Telecom Research Center, Tehran, Iran, Oct. 19, 2000.

23) ABS Methods for Diophantine Linear Systems and Integer LP Problems, Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of Italy, (with E. Spedicato), University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy, Sept. 18-21, 2000.

24) Solution of Inequality Systems and Full Rank Linear and Integer Programming Problems Based on ABS Methods, (with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), 30th Iranian International Conference on Mathematics, University of Mohaghegh Ardebili, Ardebil, Iran, August 1-4, 1999.

25) Exact Penalty Successive Quadratic Programming Methods with Reduced Hessian Updates for Solving Constrained Nonlinear Programming Problems, The First Conference on Optimization and its Applications, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran, Nov. 17-19, 1998.

26) An Exact Penalty Nonlinear Optimization Algorithm with Projected Hessian Updates, The First Joint Seminar on Applied Mathematics, Zanjan University and Baku State University, Zanjan, Iran, Oct. 4–6, 1995.

27) CNLP: A Nonlinear Programming Test Problem Generator, The First International Conference on Applied Mathematics, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, June 18–20, 1991.

28) Generating Test Scenarios in Nonlinear Programming, (with R.H. Bartels), SIAM 30th Anniversary Meeting, Stanford University, Stanford, California, July 19–23, 1982.

**
Refereed Conference Presentations **

1) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and M. Korramizadeh, Generalized Rosser’s algorithm and solving rank one perturbed linear Diophantine systems, Asian Pacific Operational Research Conference (APORS 2010), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, December 5-8, 2010.

2) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and M. R. Ansari, New Projected Structured Hessian Updating Schemes for Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Problems, International Conference on Operations Research 2010, Universitat der Bundeswehr Munchen, Germany, September 1-3, 2010.

3) S. Babaie-Kafaki, R. Ghanbari and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A modified conjugate gradient algorithm for unconstrained optimization, International Conference on Engineering and Computational Mathematics 2009, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China, May 27-29, 2009.

4) I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, A. Tajedin, R. Nourifar and R. Hoseynzadeh, Designing a New Algorithm for the Fuzzy Shortest Path Problem in a Network, 37th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, Alexandria, October 2007.

5) I. Mahdavi, N. Mahdavi-Amiri, K. Kiya and M. Haj Mohammadi, Solving Quadratic Assignment Problem as a Combinatorial Optimization Using Cross-Entropy Metaheuristic Algorithm, MIC 2007: The Seventh Metaheuristics International Conference, Montreal, June 2007.

6) N. Mahdavi-Amiri and M. Khoramizadeh, Solving Linear Diophantine Systems Using Extended ABS Algorithms, 4th Algebra seminar, Rafsanjan Univ.,. Iran, March 2007.

7) S.H. Naseri and N. Mahdavi-Amiri, Fuzzy Linear Programmin, Workshop on Advances in Optimization, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, April 19-21, 2007.

8) Broyden’s Methods Belong to the ABS Class, 3rd Annual McMaster Optimization Conference, Theory and Applications (MOPTA 03), Mc Master University, Hamilton, Canada, July 30 - August 1, 2003.

9) ABS Solution of Linear Diophantine Systems, First Joint Meeting of CMS and SIAM, 24th Annual Meeting of CAIMS/SCMAI, 2003 SIAM Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, June 16-20, 2003.

10) ABS Solution of Full Row Rank Linear Inequality Systems Over Real and Integer Spaces, 2003 Canadaian Mathematical Society (CMS), Annual Meeting, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (Invited Talk), June 14-16, 2003.

11) Solving Diophantine Linear Equations and Rank-One Perturbed Systems by ABS Methods, Southern Ontario Numerical Analysis Day, (SONAD 2003), Mc- Master University, Hamilton, Canada, May 2, 2003.

12) A New Approach for Solving Linear Equations Based on the ABS Methods, (with M. Adib, in Persian), The Second Seminar on Numerical Analysis, Imam Hossein University, Tehran, Iran, Jan. 27-28, 1999.

13) ABS Methods and Solving Linear Diophantine Systems, (with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), The Second Seminar on Numerical Analysis, Imam Hossein University, Tehran, Iran, Jan. 27-28, 1999.

14) Multiresolution Surfaces Having Arbitrary Topologies, (with F.F. Samavati, in Persian), The Second Seminar on Numerical Analysis, Imam Hossein University, Tehran, Iran, Jan. 27-28, 1999.

15) A Trust Region Method for Solving Unconstrained Optimization Problems, (with M.R. Oskoroochi, in Persian), The First Numerical Analysis Seminar in Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 4–5, 1995.

16) Implementation and Testing of Huang’s Methods for Solving Linear Systems, (with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), The First Numerical Analysis Seminar in Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 4–5, 1995.

17) Computational Geometric Design with Some Applications, (with F. Famil Samavati, in Persian), The First Numerical Analysis Seminar in Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 4–5, 1995.

18) An Automatic Transformation of Digital Patterns into Geometric Models, (with F. Famil Samavati, in Persian), The First Numerical Analysis Seminar in Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 4–5, 1995.

19) Numerically Stable Methods for Solving Linear and Quadratic Programming Problems, (with G. Ghahramanians Ghasemkandi, in Persian), The First Numerical Analysis Seminar in Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 4–5, 1995.

20) Controllability in the Software for B-spline Models in Geometric Design, (with H. Mohammadzadeh, in Persian), The First Numerical Analysis Seminar in Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 4–5, 1995.

21) Software for B-spline Models in Geometric Design, (with S. Musavi, in Persian), The First Numerical Analysis Seminar in Iran, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 4–5, 1995.

22) Successive Quadratic Programming and Exact Penalty Methods for Solving Optimization Problems, 25th Annual Iranian Mathematics Conference Proceedings, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, March 28–31, 1994.

23) Periodic Solution for Certain Nonlinear Second Order Autonomous Equation, (with B. Mehri), 23rd Annual Iranian Mathematics Conference, Razi University , Kermanshah, Iran, April 7–10, 1992.

24) An Exact Penalty Algorithm Using Projected Structured BFGS Hessian Updates for Solving Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Problems, SIAM Conference on Optimization, Boston, MA., U.S.A., April 3–5, 1989.

25) Nonlinearly Constrained Nonlinear Programming: An Exact Penalty Approach with Projected Hessian Updates, The 13th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan, August 29–September 2, 1988.

26) Modeling Optimization Test Problem with a Finite Number of Characterized Points, First International Conference on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Institute National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique, Paris, France, June 29 – July 3, 1987.

27) Nonlinear Programming Models for Testing Nonlinear Programming Algorithms, (with R.H. Bartels), The International Conference on Numerical Optimization and Applications, Xian Jiaotong University, Xian, Shaanxi, China, June 14–17, 1986.

28) An Automatic Nonlinear Programming Test Problem Generator with a Finite Number of Characterized Points, (with R.H. Bartels), 12th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A., August 5–9,1985.

29) An Exact PenaltyMethod for Solving Nonlinearly Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Problems, (with R.H. Bartels), 11th Dundee Biennial Conference on Numerical Analysis, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, June 25–28, 1985.

30) Generating Nonlinear Programming Test Problems, (with R.H. Bartels), XI. International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Bonn University, Bonn, West Germany, August 23–27, 1982.

**Technical Reports **

1) Solving Rank one Perturbed Linear Diophantine Systems by the ABS Methods, (with K. Amini), TR No. 4, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 15 Pages, 2002.

2) Algorithms for Computing the Greatest Common Divisor and their Applications to Solving Single Linear Diophantine Equations, (with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), TR No. 3, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 22 Pages, 2002.

3) Radar Imaging of Perfectly Conducting Cylinders Using Cubic B-Splines and Genetic Algorithm, (with K. Barkeshli and M. Mokhtari), TR No. 2, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 23 Pages, 2002.

4) Karmarkar’s Interior Point Methods and Use of ABS Methods for Solving Linear Programming Problems: Numerical Results, (with M. Salahi, in Persian), TR No. 1, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 16 Pages, 2002.

5) Generating the Integer Null Space and Conditions for Determination of an Integer Basis Using the ABS Algorithms, (with H. Esmaeili and E. Spedicato), TR No. 12, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, Informatics and Applications, University of Bergamo, Italy, 14 Pages, 2001.

6) ABS Solution of a Class of Linear Integer Inequalities and Integer LP Problems, (with H. Esmaeili and E. Spedicato), TR No. 3, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, Informatics and Applications, University of Bergamo, Italy, 11 Pages, 2001.

7) Explicit ABS Solution of a Class of Linear Inequality Systems and LP Problems, (with H. Esmaeili and E. Spedicato), TR No. 2, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, Informatics and Applications, University of Bergamo, Italy, 16 Pages, 2001.

8) Solving Some Linear Inequality Systems and LP Problems in Real and Integer Spaces via the ABS Algorithms, (with H. Esmaeili), TR No. 13, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, Informatics and Applications, University of Bergamo, Italy, 20 Pages, 2000.

9) ABS Type Methods for Solving m Linear Equations in m/2 Steps, (with M. Adib and E. Spedicato), TR No. 8, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, Informatics and Applications, University of Bergamo, Italy, 22 Pages, 2000. (An earlier version was also published as “A New ABS Based Approach for Solving Linear Systems with a Rank two Update of the Abaffian”, (with M. Adib), TR No. 8, Department of Mathematical

Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 22 Pages, 1999).

10) Broyden’s Method as an ABS Algorithm, (with M. Adib and E. Spedicato), TR No. 1, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, Informatics and Applications, University of Bergamo, Italy, 12 Pages, 2000. (Also published as TR No. 5 with the same title and authors, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 14 Pages, 1999.)

11) A New ABS-type Approach for the Solution of Linear Systems with a Rank Two Update of the Abaffian Matrix, (with M. Adib, in Persian), TR No. 7, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 20 Pages, 1999.

12) ABS Methods and Solution of Linear Diophantine Equations, (with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), TR No. 3, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 24 Pages, 1999.

13) Solution of Diophantine Linear Systems via the ABS Algorithms, (with H. Esmaeili and E. Spedicato), TR No. 29, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, Informatics and Applications, University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy, 22 Pages, 1999. (An earlier version was also published as “ABS Methods and Solving Diophantine Linear Systems”, (with H. Esmaeili and E. Spedicato), TR No. 4, Department of Mathematical

Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 25 Pages, 1999.)

14) Broyden’s Method within the ABS Class of Algorithms, (with M. Adib, in Persian), TR No. 2, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 15 Pages, 1999.

15) A Local Method for Multiresolution of Smooth Models, (with F.F. Samavati, in Persian), TR No. 1, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Iran, 13 Pages, 1999.

16) A Filtered B-spline Model of Scanned Digital Images, (with F. Famil Samavati), TR No. CS-98-01, Department of Computer Science, York University, 16 pages, Jan. 1998.

17) ABS Methods for Solving Linear Systems, (with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), TR No. 4, Department of Mathematical Science, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 14 pages, 1996.

18) B-Spline Modeling, Generation, and Representations, (with S. Musavi, in Persian), TR No. 3, Department of Mathematical Science, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 32 pages, 1996.

19) Iterative Methods for Solving Linear Systems, (with H. Esmaeili, in Persian), TR No. 2, Department of Mathematical Science, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 15 pages, 1996.

20) Computational Nonlinear Least Squares in Electric Current Tomography, (with S.R. Seydnejad), TR No. 4, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 13 pages, 1994.

21) Geometric Modeling in Computers and Computer Graphics, (with F. Famil Samavati, in Persian), TR No. 3, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 18 pages, 1994.

22) An Exact Penalty Method with Reduced Hessian Updates for Solving Constrained Optimization Problems, TR No. 2, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 9 pages, 1993.

23) Optimization in Electrical Tomography, (with S.R. Seydnejad, in Persian), TR No. 3, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 7 pages, 1993.

24) Generating Constrained Nonlinear Programming Test Problems Having a Characterized Optimal Point, TR No. 4, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 18 Pages, April 1992.

25) Periodic Solution of Certain Three Dimensional Autonomous Systems, (with B. Mehri), TR No. 7, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 7 Pages, December 1991.

26) Nonlinear Programming Test Problem Models Having Multi-point Characterizations, Technical Report No. CS-88-04, Department of Computer Science, York University, 20 Pages, February 1988.

27) Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares: An Exact Penalty Approach with Projected Structured Quasi-Newton Updates, (with R.H. Bartels), Technical Report No. CS-87- 13, Department of Computer Science, York University, 21 Pages, October 1987.

28) CNLLS: A Nonlinearly Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Test Problem Generator, Technical Report No. CS-87-08, Department of Computer Science, York University, 54 Pages, June 1987 (Revised from TR CS-86-11).

29) CNLLS: A Nonlinearly Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Test Problem Generator, Technical Report No. CS-86-11, Department of Computer Science, York University, 51 Pages, October 1986.

30) Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares: An Exact Penalty Approach with Structured Quasi-Newton Updates, (with R.H. Bartels), Technical Report No. CS-86-03, Department of Computer Science, York University, 18 Pages, March 1986.

31) On Generating Test Problems for Nonlinear Programming Algorithms, (with R.H. Bartels), Technical Report No. CS-83-05, Department of Computer Science, York University, 30 Pages, August 1983.

Mathematical Software

Numerical Nonlinear Optimization Software Package Available:

1) Software for Solving Generally Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Problems: Exact Penalty Method with Projected Structured Quasi-Newton Updates, (with R.H. Bartels).

2) Software for Solving Generally Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Problems: The Successive Quadratic Programming with Watchdog Technique.

3) Software to Generate Generally Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Test Problems with one Single Prescribed Point as an Optimizer.

4) Software to Generate Generally Constrained Nonlinear Programming Test Problems with One Single Prescribed Point as an Optimizer.

5) Software for Solving Generally Constrained Nonlinear Programming Problems: Exact Penalty Method with Projected Quasi-Newton Updates, (with R.H. Bartels)

**Invited Seminars **

1) Integer ABS Class of Algorithms for Solving Linear Diophantine Equations, Department of Mathematics, University of Montpellier II, Montpellier, France, September 2006.

2) Rosser’s Algorithm as an ABS Algorithm and New Integer Extended ABS Class of Algorithms, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Informatics, University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy, September 2006.

3) ABS Methods and Diophantine Equations, Department of Applied Mathematics, Sheikh Bahaee University, Isfahan, June 2006.

4) Application of ABS Algorithms to Solve Inequality Systems, Department of Mathematics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, August 16, 2005.

5) Application of ABS Algorithms to Solve Diophantine Equations and Integer Optimization Problems, Department of Mathematics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, August 15, 2005.

6) Solving Diophantine Systems and Optimization Problems Using ABS Methods, Mathematics Seminar Series in Research Week, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Dec. 12, 2005.

7) ABS Solution of Full Row Rank Linear Inequality Systems over Real and Integer Spaces, Department of Mathematics, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran, June 2004.

8) ABS Solution of Full Row Rank Linear Inequality Systems over Real and Integer Spaces, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, May 2004.

9) Matrix Computations and Optimization, Department of Mathematics, University of Qom, Qom, Iran, May 2004.

10) Matrix Computations and Optimization, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, April 2004.

11) Classes of ABS Methods for Solving Diophantine Equations, Certain Inequalities and LP Problems, Department of Computing and Software, Advanced Optimization Laboratory, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, March 2003.

12) ABS Solution of a Class of Linear Inequality Systems and LP Problems over Real and Integer Spaces, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman, September 2002.

13) ABS Methods for Solving System of Linear Diophantine Equations, Certain Inequalities and LP Problems, Optimization Group, Department of Mathematics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, May 2001.

14) ABS Methods for Solving System of Linear Diophantine Equations, Certain Inequalities and LP Problems, Department of Mechanics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, May 2001.

15) ABS Solution of a Class of Linear Inequality Systems and LP Problems over Real and Integer Spaces, Department of Mathematics, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy, April 2001.

16) ABS Solution of a Class of Linear Inequality Systems and LP Problems over Real and Integer Spaces, Department of Mathematics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, February 2001.

17) ABS Methods for Solving Diophantine Systems of Equations, Inequalities and Certain LP Problems, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, Informatics and Applications, University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy, September 2000.

18) Solving Diophantine Equations and Full Rank Inequalities via ABS Methods, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran, June 2000.

19) Design and Analysis of New Algorithms in Optimization, Research Achievements Seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Feb. 18, 2000.

20) ABS Methods for Solving Systems of Diophantine Equations, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, June 1999.

21) ABS Methods for Solving System of Linear Integer Equations and Inequalities with Applications to LP Problems, Department of Mathematics, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran, May 1999.

22) MathematicalModels for Compact Digital Image Representations, Research Achievements Seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Feb. 18, 1999.

23) Nonlinear Programming Test Problem Models Having Numerical Specifications, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran. Nov. 1, 1998.

24) Generating Nonlinear Programming Test Problems, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, Informatics and Applications, University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy, March 23, 1998.

25) ABS Iterative Methods for Solving Linear Integer Systems and Their Applications to Optimization, Research Achievements Seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Feb. 18, 1998.

26) Iterative Methods for Solving Linear Systems, Research Achievements Seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Feb. 15, 1997.

27) Geometric Reconstruction of Texts and Fonts from Scanned Image, Research Achievements Seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Feb. 15, 1997.

28) Solving Constrained Optimization Problems by Reduced Hessian Updates, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Amir Kabir Polytechnic University, Tehran, Iran, Sept. 1996.

29) On Solving Optimization Problems, The Graduate School of Basic Sciences, Zanjan, Iran, August 1996.

30) An Exact Penalty Method for Solving Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Problems, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, April 1996.

31) An Exact Penalty Approach with BFGS Projected Hessian Updates for Solving Optimization Problems, The Graduate School of Basic Sciences, Zanjan, Iran, September 1995.

32) A Numerical Algorithm for Solving Optimization Problems, Department of Mathematics, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran, January 1995.

33) Solving Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Problems, Department of Mathematics, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran, December 1994.

34) Successive Quadratic Programming Approach for Solving Nonlinear Optimization Problems, Department of Mathematics, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 1994.

35) Unconstrained Nonlinear Optimization, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, June 1992.

36) Constrained Nonlinear Optimization, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, June 1992.

37) On Generating Nonlinear Optimization Problems, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, April 1991.

38) An Exact Penalty Algorithm Using Projected Structured BFGS Hessian Updates for Solving Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Problems, Department of Computer Science, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada, November 1988.

39) An Implementation of an Exact Penalty Algorithm for Solving Constrained Nonlinear Least Squares Problems, School of Engineering and Computer Science, California State University, Sacramento, California, U.S.A., December 1986.

40) Modeling Optimization Test Problems with a Finite Number of Characterized Points, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 1986.

41) Generating Nonlinear Programming Test Problems, Department of Computer Science, York University, North York, Ontario, Canada, May 1982.

42) Nonlinear Programming Test Problem Generation, Department of Computer Science, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, May 1982.

43) Test Scenarios in Nonlinear Programming, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 1982.

44) Generating Nonlinear Programming Test Problems, Department of System Design, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, April 1982.

45) Nonlinear Least Squares and Test Problem Generation, Department of Mathematics, St. Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, March 1982.

46) Nonlinear Optimization Test Problem Generation, Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, April 1982.

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Invited Panel Discussion **

1) University Curriculum in Mathematical Sciences in Iran, Member of the Panel, 4th Iranian Conference on Applied Mathematics, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran, March 10-12, 2010.

2) Mathematics and Engineering, Member of the Panel, Symposium on Mathematics and Communications, Iran Telecom Research Center, Tehran, Iran, Oct. 19, 2000.

3) University Curriculum in Computer Science in Iran, Member of the Panel, Fourth Annual International CSI Computer Conference (CSICC’98), Tehran, Iran, Jan. 27, 1999.

4) University Curriculum in Computer Science, Member of the Panel, The First Annual CSI Computer Conference (CSICC ’95), Tehran, Iran, Dec. 1995.

5) Ph.D. Program in Applied Mathematics, Member of the Panel, The First Numerical Analysis Seminar in Iran, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 1995.

6) Scientific Software Production, Chairman of the Panel, The First Numerical Analysis Seminar in Iran, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 1995.

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Sharif University of Technology **

Since 1991, I have taught the following courses at Sharif University of Technology in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science programs (the letter G in a parenthesis following the name of the course indicates a graduate level course): Numerical Analysis 1 and 2, Numerical Computations, Numerical methods in Linear Algebra, Operations Research 1 and 2, Advanced Numerical Analysis (G), Advanced Topics in Numerical Analysis (G), Mathematical Programming (G), Advanced Operations Research I (G), Nonlinear Optimization (G), Advanced Nonlinear Optimization (G), Advanced Mathematical Software (G), Matrix Computations (G), Geometric Design and Modeling (G), Numerical Linear Algebra (G), Integer Programming and Network Design (G), Fuzzy Set Theory and Fuzzy Mathematical Programming (G), Systems Programming and Computer Data Management (G), Numerical Analysis Seminar (G), Scientific Computing Seminar (G), Geometric Modeling Seminar (G), Linear Programming Seminar (G), and Nonlinear Optimization Seminar (G).

Courses Given (Name, Number, Title, Approximate Enrollment)

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York University, Canada **

Extension 03 or 06 following the course number indicates a term or a full-year (2 terms) course respectively. The first digit of the course number indicates the year level of the course. A course number starting with either 5 or 6 is a graduate course. Under Approximate Enrollment the first figure indicates the number of students taught by the Course Director and second figure is the total number of students in all sections of the course.

Courses Given (Name, Number, Title, Approximate Enrollment)

2002-2003 (Winter)

COSC 2001 Introduction to Theory of Computing (65)

1997-1998 (Fall)

COSC 3121.03 Numerical Computations I (65)

1989–90

COSC 5211.03 Numerical Linear Algebra (7)

COSC 3242.03 Introduction to Numerical Computations II (10)

COSC 1020.03 Introduction to Computer Science I (100)

1988–89

COSC 3240.06 (Winter only) Numerical Methods (10)

COSC 1030.03 Introduction to Computer Science II (80)

COSC 1020.03 Introduction to Computer Science I (100)

1986–87

COSC 4100.03B Numerical Nonlinear Optimization and Equations (10)

COSC 4080.03(Course Director) Computer Science Project (10)

COSC 1030.03(Course Director) Introduction to Computer Science II (80,160)

COSC 1020.03(Course Director) Introduction to Computer Science I (70,180)

1985–86

MATH 6940.03B Advanced Topics in Computer Science (1)

(Constrained Nonlinear Programming II)

COSC 4100.03B Numerical Nonlinear Optimization and Equations (10)

COSC 3240.06A(Course Director) Numerical Methods (30)

COSC 3240.06B Numerical Methods (30)

1984–85

MATH 6940.03A Advanced Topics in Computer Science (1)

(Constrained Nonlinear Programming I)

COSC 4080.06 Computer Science Project (2)

COSC 3240.06 (Course Director) Numerical Methods (30,70)

COSC 2060.06 (Course Director) Data Structures (70,180)

1983–84

COSC 3240.06 (Course Director) Numerical Methods (40,80)

COSC 2060.06 Data Structures (50)

COSC 1020.03 Introduction to Computer Science I (70)

1982–83

CSC 303.06 A and B (Winter only) Modeling and Simulation (90)

CSC 202.06 (Course Director) Machine Structures (60,120)

CSC 102.03 A and B Introduction to Computer Science I (150)

University of Bergamo, Italy

March-April 2001

Nonlinear Optimization (G) (2)

1997-1998

March-April 1998

Nonlinear Optimization (G) (3)

University of Waterloo

1981–82

CS 370/570 Introduction to Scientific Computation: (50/10)

Numerical Linear Algebra

CS 210 (Course Director) Introduction to Numerical Computing (40)

Involvement in Establishing Graduate Programs:

1) Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, 2010-2011.

Committee Chairman to propose Ph.D. program in computer Science including complete course proposals in five areas of Specializations: Scientific Computing, Theory of Computing, Formal Languages and Methods, Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems, and Theory of Systems: Compeleted in August 2011.

2) Ministry of Culture and Higher Education, 1993-94.

Committee Chairman to propose Undergraduate and Master’s programs in Computer Science including complete course proposals for the programs in four areas of Specializations: Scientific Computing, Theory of Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Theory of Systems..

3) Master’s Program in Applied Mathematics at Sharif University of Technology, September 1992.

4) Master’s Program in Systems Programming at Sharif University of Technology, September 1992.

5) Master’s Program in Computer Science at York University, September 1989.

York University

My contribution is primarily focused on the computer science curriculum development.During 1982–1990, I have been a member of The Computer Science Curriculum Committee (chairman of the Committee during the period 1986–88). Below is a summaryof activities in which I have been closely involved.

Courses Developed

COSC 1020.03 Introduction to Computer Science I

COSC 1030.03 Introduction to Computer Science II

COSC 2060.06 Data Structures

COSC/MATH 3241.03 Introduction to Numerical Computations I

resulted from first half of formerly COSC 3240.06 supplemented with more linear algebra computations and spline interpolation.

COSC/MATH 3242.03 Introduction to Numerical Computations II

resulted from second half of formerly COSC 3240.06 supplemented with optimization of functions of several variables and nonlinear equations.

COSC 4100.03B Numerical Nonlinear Optimization and Equations Special Topics given in 1985–86 and 1986–87.

MATH 6940.03B A & B Constrained Nonlinear Programming I & II

Advanced Topics in Computer Science given to one Mathematics graduate student in 1985. The content was later integrated with COSC

4100.03B above to form the graduate course COSC 5222.03.

COSC 5211.03 Numerical Linear Algebra

Committee Memberships

Iranian Mathematical Society

2002–2004

National Commission on Advancement of Mathematics

Ministry of Culture

1994–Present

Mathematics Year Book Selection Committee

Ministry of Science, Research and Technology

2000-Present

National Mathematics Center of Excellence Committee

1991–96, 2004–Present

National Mathematics Professional Committee

2004–Present

University Olympiad Competitions

Member of the Executive Council

Chairman of the Scientific Committee for Mathematics

Chairman of the Executive Committee for Finals in Mathematics

Chairman of the Executive Committee for Semi - finals in Mathematics

2004–2008

Institute for Physics and Mathematics (IPM)

Mathematics Research Center (Scientific Council Member)

2004–Present

National Master’s Program College Entrance Examinations Committee on Pure and Applied Mathematics (Chairman)

2000–Present

National Master’s Program College Entrance Examinations Committee on Computer Science (Chairman)

1992–2004

National Master’s Program College Entrance Examinations Committee on Applied Mathematics (Co-Chairman)

1995–2004

Member of University Mathematics Olympiad Committee

1993–96

Mathematics Research Professional Scientific Committee

1993–94

Computer Science Task Force to Propose Computer Science Program (Chairman)

Ministry of Education

1991–1999

National Computer Olympiad Committee

Sharif University of Technology

2004-2010

Elected Member of Faculty Welfare Committee

2006-

Center of Excellence in Computational Mathematics (Secretary)

Faculty Appointments and Promotions Committee (Industrial Mathematics and Computer Science)

Faculty Curriculum Committee

Faculty Research Committee (Chairman)

Faculty Graduate Committee

Faculty Informatics and Equipments Committee

Library Committee (Chairman)

2005–2010

Center of Excellence in Energy Conversion (Affiliated Professor)

2004–2006

Center of Excellence in Mathematics (Secretary)

Faculty Council

University Graduate Council

Faculty Graduate Committee (Chairman)

Faculty Appointments and Promotions Committee (Industrial Mathematics and Computer Science)

Faculty Curriculum Committee

Faculty Planning Committee

Informatics and Equipments Committee

Faculty Students’ Competitions Committee

2003–Present

Center of Excellence in Mathematics (Member of the Executive Committee)

2000–2003

Center of Excellence in Mathematics (Chairman)

2000–2003

Council of the University

Representative of the Council of the University to

- University Long Term Planning Committee

- University Short Term Planning Committee

Council of the Deans

Faculty Council (Chairman)

Faculty Graduate Committee

Faculty Curriculum Committee

Faculty Planning Committee

Faculty Appointments and Promotions Committee (Chairman)

Faculty Research Committee

Faculty Informatics and Equipments Committee

Student Committee

1998–2000

Faculty Elected Representative to the Iranian Mathematical Society

Faculty Elected Representative to the University Faculty Welfare Committee

University Graduate Council

University Graduate Council Representative to Council of the University

Faculty Council

Faculty Graduate Committee (Secretary and Chairman)

Faculty Appointments and Promotions Committee

Faculty Education Committee

Faculty Informatics Committee

1995-1997

University Graduate Council

Faculty Council (Secretary)

Faculty Graduate Committee (Secretary and Chairman)

Faculty Research Committee

Faculty Appointments and Promotions Committee

Faculty Equipments Committee

Faculty Informatics Committee

1994–1995

University Graduate Council

University Research Council

Systems Programming Executive Committee

Faculty Council (Secretary)

Faculty Appointments and Promotions Committee

Faculty Graduate Committee (Secretary and Chairman)

Faculty Research Committee

Faculty Equipments Committee

Faculty Informatics Committee

1992–94

University Research Council

University Research Projects Review Committee (Secretary, 1992–93)

Systems Programming Executive Committee

Faculty Faculty Council

Faculty Graduate Committee

Faculty Research Committee

Faculty Informatics Committee

Faculty Industrial Link Committee (Chairman)

1990–92

University Research Council

Faculty Research Committee

Faculty Council

Faculty Graduate Committee

Faculty Research Committee

Faculty Informatics Committee

Faculty Industrial Link Committee (Chairman)

Faculty Technical Reports Committee (Chairman)

York University

1989–90

Department Curriculum Committee

Department Graduate Faculty

1988–89

Department Curriculum Committee

Department Graduate Mathematics Representative

Mathematics Graduate Faculty

1987–88

Department Curriculum Committee(Chairman)

Mathematics Graduate Faculty

Department Graduate Mathematics Representative

1986–87

Department Curriculum Committee (Chairman)

Department Research Equipment Committee

Department Tenure and Promotions Committee

Department Petitions Committee

Department Graduate Mathematics Representative

Mathematics Graduate Faculty

Department Mathematical Software Subcommittee of Graduate Faculty

1985–86

Department Curriculum Committee

Department Research Equipment Committee

Department Appointments Committee

Task Force to Study Department Workload (Chairman)

Ad Hoc Committee on Teaching Award (Chairman)

1984–85

Department Curriculum Committee

Department Awards Committee

1983–84

Department Curriculum Committee

Department Equipment Committee (Chairman)

1982–83

Department Curriculum Committee

Department Equipment Committee

Department Awards Committee

2011-Present

Chairman of Computer Science Department, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences

2007-2011

Director of National Scientific University Olympiads (16 Uinversity Olympiads in Science, Engineering, Social Sciences and Arts)

2004-Present

Chairman of the Committee for the International Scientific University Olympiad in Mathematics

2006–2008

Associate Dean For Research

1994–96, 1998–2000, 2004–2006

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

2000–2002

Dean of Faculty of Mathematical Sciences

1994

Associate Dean for Research

1992–93

University Research Director

1991–92

Faculty Representative in Charge of Research Affairs

**Teaching **

Numerical Computations and Analysis, Numerical Linear Algebra, Matrix Computations, Scientific Computing, Optimization (Linear and Nonlinear Programming), Interior-Point Methods for Linear Programming, Operations Research, Systems Analysis, Theory of Alogrithms, Data Structures, Machine Structures, Discrete Structures, Theory of Automata and Computing, Mathematical Software, Geometric Design and Modelling, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Integer Programming and Network Design, Dynamic Programming.

**Research **

Numerical Optimization (Linear and Nonlinear Programming), Fuzzy Linear Programming and Multi-objective Programming, ABS Methods and Applications to Diophantine Systems and Linear Programming, Optimization Test Problem Generation, Numerical Linear Algebra, Linear and Nonlinear Least Squares, Mathematical Software, Scientific Computing, Mathematical Modeling and Data Fitting, Geometric Design and Modeling.