Nagurney keynotes at China conferences

Anna Nagurney, the John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations Management at the Isenberg School, will deliver two keynote talks at conferences in China later this month. She will speak on various aspects of supernetworks at conferences in Shenzen and Shanghai.

Nagurney will discuss "Supernetworks: Opportunities and challenges for decision-making in the 21st century," at PAKDD 2011: The 15th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, taking place May 24-27 in Shenzen. PAKDD 2011 provides an international forum for researchers and industry practitioners to exchange new ideas, original research results, and practical development experiences from all Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining related areas, including data mining, data warehousing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, databases, statistics, knowledge engineering, visualization, and decision-making systems.

On May 29, she will speak on "Supernetworks in healthcare and humanitarian operations," at the 2011 IEEE Conference on Supernetworks and System Management in Shanghai. This conference was organized, in part, to celebrate the establishment of a Supernetworks Center at the Shanghai University of Science and Technology. Nagurney is an Honorary Co-Chair of this conference. Assisting with the organization of this conference are professors June Dong and Patrick Qiang, who are Associates of the Virtual Center for Supernetworks at the Isenberg School. Nagurney is the founding director of the center. Nagurney''s doctoral student, Min Yu, will also be presenting a paper at this conference.