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Johannes Ovrelid Royset

Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering


  • Doctoral Degree, University of California - Berkeley


Professor Royset was awarded a National Research Council postdoctoral fellowship in 2003, a Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research in 2007, and the Barchi Prize as well as the MOR Journal Award from the Military Operations Research Society in 2009. He received the Carl E. and Jessie W. Menneken Faculty Award for Excellence in Scientific Research in 2010 and the Goodeve Medal from the Operational Research Society in 2019. Professor Royset was a plenary speaker at the International Conference on Stochastic Programming in 2016, the SIAM Conference on Uncertainty Quantification in 2018, and the INFORMS Security Conference in 2022. He has a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of California at Berkeley (2002). Professor Royset has been an associate or guest editor of SIAM Journal on Optimization, Operations Research, Mathematical Programming, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Naval Research Logistics, Journal of Convex Analysis, Set-Valued and Variational Analysis, and Computational Optimization and Applications. He has published two books and more than 100 articles.

Research Summary

Professor Royset's research focuses on formulating and solving stochastic and deterministic optimization problems arising in data analytics, risk management, and reliability engineering. He is especially interested in applications related to digital twins, autonomous systems, and contested logistics.

  • Daniel J Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • OHE 310 N
  • Olin Hall of Engineering
  • 3650 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
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