ESE 415 Optimization (Spring 2020)

Course Information

Lecture: Mon and Wed 11:30 AM – 12:50 PM via Zoom
Tutorial: Fri 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM via Zoom

Prof. Ulugbek Kamilov
Office hours: Mon, 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM (by email appointment)

Assistant instructor:
Mr. Jiaming Liu
Office hours: Tue, 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM

Assistant instructor:
Mr. Yuhao Chen
Office hours: Wed, 05:00 PM – 06:00 PM

Assistant instructor:
Mr. Yu Sun
Office hours: Thu, 04:30 PM – 05:30 PM

Syllabus: download (PDF).


  • Take home final exam has been posted and is due on Tue, 05/05, at 11:30 AM.
  • Bonus lectures on the conjugate gradient method have been posted.
  • Assignment #6 is out and due on Mon, 05/04 (no late submissions possible!)
  • List of accepted typos for extra credit is here (updated on 05/03, 8:00 PM).
  • All the assignments will be collected via Gradescope (code: 9YJ5P6)

Lecture Notes


Tutorial Notes

Extra Practice

Bonus Lectures