Yaroslav D. Sergeyev is President of the International Society of Global Optimization and Distinguished Professor at the University of Calabria, Italy (professorship awarded by the Italian Government) and Head of Numerical Calculus Laboratory at the same university. He is also Member of the University International Council and Professor (part-time contract) at Lobachevsky Nizhniy Novgorod State University, Russia, Affiliated Researcher at the Institute of High Performance Computing and Networking of the Italian National Research Council, and Affiliated Faculty at the Center for Applied Optimization, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA.
He was awarded his Ph.D. (1990) from Lobachevski Gorky State University and his D.Sc. degree (1996) from Lomonosov State University, Moscow (this degree is Habilitation for the Full Professorship in Russian universities). In 2013, he was awarded Degree of Honorary Doctor from Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics of The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev.
His research interests include numerical analysis, global optimization, infinity computing and calculus, philosophy of computations, set theory, number theory, fractals, parallel computing, and interval analysis. Prof. Sergeyev is included in the lists “Top Italian Mathematicians” and “Top Italian Computer Scientists”. He was awarded several research prizes (Khwarizmi International Award, 2017; Pythagoras International Prize in Mathematics, 2010; EUROPT Fellow, 2016; Outstanding Achievement Award from the 2015 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing, USA; Honorary Fellowship, the highest distinction of the European Society of Computational Methods in Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 2015; The 2014 Journal of Global Optimization (Springer) Best Paper Award; Lagrange Lecture, Turin University, Italy, 2010; MAIK Prize for the best scientific monograph published in Russian, Moscow, 2008, etc.). In 2020, he was elected corresponding member of Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti in Messina, Italy and included in the rating “Highly cited authors in Scopus”.
His list of publications contains more than 250 items (among them 6 books). He is a member of editorial boards of 12 international journals and co-editor of 11 special issues. He delivered more than 70 plenary and keynote lectures at prestigious international congresses. He was (Co-)Chairman of 11 international conferences and a member of Scientific Committees of more than 60 international congresses. He is Coordinator of numerous national and international research and educational projects. Software developed under his supervision is used in more than 40 countries of the world. Numerous magazines, newspapers, TV and radio channels have dedicated a lot of space to his research.
For more information see his web page https://www.yaroslavsergeyev.com/