Amir Ali Ahmadi

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering


Office: Sherrerd Hall, 329

Phone: 609-258-6416

Research interests: Optimization: algebraic methods in optimization, semidefinite programming, polynomial optimization;
Computational aspects of dynamics and control: Lyapunov theory and optimization-based algorithms for robustness and stability analysis;
Algorithms and complexity: Computational complexity in numerical optimization, convex relaxations in combinatorial optimization. Applications in systems theory, statistics, robotics, and economics.


  • Graduates recognized at Class Day for resilience, dedication and perseverance

  • Teaching Awards 2023.

    Engineering faculty recognized for excellence in teaching

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    Teaching robots to think on the fly

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    From pricing carbon to fighting opioid abuse, ORFE showcased top senior projects

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    Faculty commended for outstanding teaching

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    Engineering students recognize excellence with annual teaching awards


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  • Computing and Network Systems

  • Data Science

  • Robotics


  • Sherrerd Hall

    Operations Research and Financial Engineering

  • Computer Science

    Computer Science

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    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering