Institute of Applied Mathematics, METU, Turkey
Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber is a Professor at IAM, METU, Ankara, Turkey. His research in on OR, financial mathematics, optimization and control, life sciences, data mining, education and development; he is involved in the organization of scientific life internationally. He received his Diploma and Doctorate in mathematics, and economics / business administration, at RWTH Aachen, and his Habilitation at TU Darmstadt. He held Professorships by proxy at University of Cologne, and TU Chemnitz, Germany. At IAM, he is in the programs of Financial Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences and Scientific Computing and Assistant to the Director, and he is a member of four further graduate schools, institutes and departments of METU. Further, he has affiliations at the universities of Siegen, Ballarat, Aveiro, North Sumatra, and Malaysia University of Technology, and he is “Advisor to EURO Conferences”. He has numerous publications.
Financial mathematics, mathematical programming, nonlinear (continuous) optimization (especially: semi-infinite optimization, convex optimization, conic programming, nonsmooth optimization, optimization under uncertainty), applied probability, mathematical and computational statistics, theory of optimal control of ordinary (somesome classes of) partial differential equations, mathematical modelling, Operations Research, quality analysis in manufacturing and finance, computational biology and bioinformatics, environmental and climate modeling, complexity theory, inverse problems and their numerical aspects, dynamical systems, discrete tomography, special aspects of discrete mathematics, discrete optimization and their applications, data mining, problems of development.