Yan Xu is an Analytical Solutions manager in the Operations Research department at SAS Institute Inc., Cary, North Carolina, where he leads the numerical optimization team to develop linear, mixed-integer and nonlinear optimization solvers.
Dr. Xu received his undergraduate and master degree from Fudan University in China and his Ph.D. from Lehigh University in the area of parallel tree searching algorithms. Dr. Xu’s current work focuses on the design and implementation of the algorithms for solving general linear and mixed-integer optimization problems. He has published papers in top OR journals such as INFORMS Journal of Computing, and also won various awards in the area of computational optimization.
徐衍就职于SAS公司,在研发部门任分析方案经理。他带领SAS数值优化小组开发线性、整数、和非线性优化工具。徐衍在复旦大学获得学士和硕士学位,在Lehigh大学茯得博士学位。徐衍主要工作领域在于线性和整数优化算法的研发。他在一流运筹学期刊上发表过文章,并赢得过计算优化领域的国际竞赛大奖。