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Mihai Anitescu

Senior Computational Mathematician / R&D Leader


Mihai Anitescu has been a computational mathematician in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory since 2002 and a part-time professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago since 2009. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in applied mathematical and computational sciences from the University of Iowa in 1997.

Anitescu is the author of more than 70 papers in scholarly journals and conference proceedings. He is a senior editor of Optimization Methods and Software and a member of the editorial boards of Mathematical Programming and SIAM Journal on Optimization.

Research Interests

  • Numerical optimization
  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Numerical analysis
  • Computational mathematics and its applications in nuclear engineering, electricity grid, chemical engineering, signal processing, materials science, biology, mechanical engineering, and robotics