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Professor Joerg Fliege

Professor of Operational Research

Research interests

  • Nonlinear Optimization
  • Discrete Optimization
  • Operational Research

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Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Joerg is Head of the Operational Research Group at the University of Southampton, the largest group of Operational Researchers in the UK,  and a Fellow of the Operational Research Society of the UK, indicating "a very high level of achievement in, and/or a major contribution to operational research".  He is a member of the Council for Mathematical Sciences, advising the UK government and representing the interests of mathematics to the government. Joerg is  associate editor of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Computation. Asia-Pacific Journal of Operations Research, and Computational Optimization and Applications. He is co-funder of the startup Nucleolus, bringing novel approaches from machine learning and artificial intelligence to the world of healthcare and gaming. Joerg regularly collaborates with industry and public bodies, such as Airbus, Boeing, DSTL, the European Space Agency, Ford, Heathrow Airport, Northrop Grumman, RNLI, and others.