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Stefan M. Wild

Deputy Division Director

Formulating and solving challenging optimization problems!


Stefan Wild is a Computational Mathematician and Deputy Division Director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory and a Senior Fellow in the Northwestern Argonne Institute for Science and Engineering at Northwestern University.

Wild joined Argonne as a Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow in September 2008. Prior to this, he obtained his Ph.D. in operations research from Cornell University and his M.S. and B.S. in applied mathematics from the University of Colorado.

Wild’s primary research focus is developing model-based algorithms and software for challenging numerical optimization problems. He applies these techniques for data analysis, machine learning, and the solution of nonlinear inverse problems. At Argonne he leads a number of multidisciplinary computational science projects and shapes strategy for applied mathematics, numerical software, and statistics.