ESE 415 Optimization (Spring 2021)

Course Information

Lecture: Mon and Wed 10:00 AM – 11:20 PM via Zoom
Tutorial: Tue 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM via Zoom

Instructor:
Prof. Ulugbek Kamilov
Email: kamilov@wustl.edu
Office hours: Mon, 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM (by email appointment)

Assistant instructor:
Mr. Weijie Gan
Email: weijie.gan@wustl.edu
Office hours: Tue, 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM

Assistant instructor:
Mr. Abdalla Bani
Email: a.bani@wustl.edu
Office hours: Fri, 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Assistant instructor:
Mr. Jiaming Liu
Email: jiaming.liu@wustl.edu
Office hours: Fri, 05:00 PM – 06:00 PM (3/12, 3/26, 4/09, and 4/23)

Assistant instructor:
Ms. Xiaojian Xu
Email: xiaojianxu@wustl.edu
Office hours: Thu, 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM (3/18, 4/01, 4/15, and 4/29)

Syllabus: download (PDF).

Announcements

  • Tutorial #7 was posted.
  • Solution #3 has been posted.
  • Assignment #4 is out and due on Mon, 04/05.
  • Two bonus lectures on conjugate gradient method (CGM) in “Additional Reading”.
  • We will use Piazza for questions and discussions.
  • All the assignments will be collected only via Gradescope

Lecture Notes

Assignments

Tutorial Notes

Extra Practice

Additional Reading (optional)