Stanford Top Scholar attracted overwhelming responses on topic “Convex Optimization”
Professor Stephen P. Boyd, a renowned scholar and high caliber figure of control systems engineering and optimization delivered a talk titled “Convex Optimization” under IAS Distinguished Lecture Series on 17 February 2017. Prof Boyd is the Samsung Professor of Engineering, in the Information Systems Laboratory, Electrical Engineering Department, Stanford University, and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. His charisma and prestige in the field attracted over 300 people to his talk, with many sitting on the floor or standing for more than an hour.
EE colleagues and faculty from other departments have had very productive exchanges with Stephen during his stay.