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Doctor Alain Zemkoho

Dr Alain Zemkoho

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Bilevel and hierarchical optimization
  • First and second order numerical methods for continuous optimization
  • Nonsmooth and nonconvex optimization

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Alain is an associate professor in operational research at the School of Mathematical Sciences and is affiliated to the OR Group and CORMSIS. Prior to joining Southampton, he was a Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham and had previously worked as a Research Associate at the Technical University of Freiberg. 

Alain is also an Alexander von Humboldt Experienced Fellow 2024-2026, a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence 2019-2023, a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics & Its Applications, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.