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UNN President

Education: University of Nizhni Novgorod (UNN), Russia, Faculty of Radiophysics (1957-1962)

Degrees and Titles: PhD in Cybernetics (1968), D.Sc. Advanced in Computing (1978), Professor in Software (1979), Doctor of Sciences Honoris Causa (London Metropolitan University, 2004)

Foreign Languages: Fluent in English

Professional Experience:

At UNN: Senior Lecturer, Reader (1967-1973), Head of Software Dept. (1973- ~), Dean (1981-1989), First Vice-Rector (1989- 2003), Rector (2003-2008), President (2008- ~)

At the Russian Union of Rectors (RUR): Chairman of the Nizhni Novgorod Regional (2003-~) and of the Volga Federal District (2004-~) Councils of Rectors, Vice-President of RUR (2006-~).

Scientific Activities: Over 380 publications on decision theory and methods (global optimization, game theory, modeling of technical systems, technological, social and demographic processes, building software support for decision making) in Journal of Global Optimization, Parallel Computing, Optimization, Stochastics and Stochastics Reports, Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis, Engineering Cybernetics, USSR Journal of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, Cybernetics, Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems, etc.

Main Publications. Monographs:

Strongin R.G. Numerical Methods in Multi-Extremal Problems. Nauka, Moscow, 1978 (In Russian).

Strongin R.G. Search for Global Optimum. Znanie, Moscow, 1990 (In Russian).

Strongin R.G., Sergeyev Ya.D. Global Optimization with Non-Convex Constraints. Sequential and Parallel Algorithms. Kluwer Acad. Publishers. Dordrecht. The Netherlands, 2000.

Srongin R.G., Maximov G.A. Integration of Education and Research. The Experience of the Nizhni Novgorod State University. UNN. Nizhni Novgorod, 2005.

Text-Books and Tutorials (all in Russian):

Strongin R.G. Operations Research. Models of Economic Behavior. UNN. Nizhni Novgorod, 2002.

Strongin R.G., Gergel V.P., Gorodetski S.Yu., Grishagin V.A., Markina M.V. Modern methods for decision making. UNN. Nizhni Novgorod, 2002.

Gergel V.P., Strongin R.G. Basics of Parallel Computing on Multi-Processor Systems. UNN. Nizhni Novgorod, 2001, 2003.

Barkalov A.V., Strongin R.G. Multi-Person Decision Making Models. UNN. Nizhni Novgorod, 2001.

Visiting Professorships: University of Copenhagen (1971), Roskilde University Center, Denmark (1997), University of Calabria, Italy (1989, 1991-1993, 1999), Shawnee State University, USA (1992), Josef Attila University, Hungary (1995-1997), National Institute of Mathematics, Italy (2003).

Memberships: Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Global Optimization (1991-1998) and of the International Theoretical Journal “Matematika” (1998- ~), Russia. Chief Editor of the UNN Series in Mathematical Modeling and Optimal Control and also in Mathematics. Regular Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (Moscow), Active Member of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Awards: Order of Honor (USSR Supreme Soviet, Moscow, 1986), Title Deserved Scientist of the Russian Federation (President of Russia, Moscow, 1993), Nizhni Novgorod City Prize in Higher Education (1993), Title Honorary Educator (Russian Ministry of Education, Moscow, 1997), Russian President’s Prize in the Field of Education (President of Russia, Moscow, 2000), Title Freeman of the Nizhni Novgorod City (2006).