Research

PhD thesis

Hybridization of interval methods and evolutionary algorithms for solving difficult optimization problems (Hybridation d’algorithmes évolutionnaires et de méthodes d’intervalles pour l’optimisation de problèmes difficiles)

Awards

Fields of interest

  • Global optimization
  • Nonlinear programming: SQP/IPM methods, filter methods
  • Enclosure methods: interval analysis, affine arithmetic
  • Interval constraint programming
  • Evolutionary algorithms, differential evolution
  • Multidisciplinary design optimization: coupled derivatives, coupled adjoint

Software

  • Development of NLP solver Argonot: SQP/IPM methods, penalty/filter strategies, line search/trust region framework (to be released as open source software)
  • Development of global solver Charibde dedicated to reliable global optimization (10,000 lines of OCaml)

My math genealogy

Taken from http://genealogy.math.ndsu.nodak.edu

  • Charlie Vanaret
  • Nicolas Durand
  • Joseph Noailles
  • Jacques-Louis Lions
  • Laurent Schwartz
  • Georges Valiron
  • Emile Borel
  • Gaston Darboux
  • Michel Chasles
  • Siméon Denis Poisson
  • Joseph-Louis Lagrange
    • Leonhard Euler
    • Johann Bernoulli
  • Pierre-Simon Laplace
    • Jean Le Rond d’Alembert