School of Mathematics

Julian Hall

Senior Lecturer
The University of Edinburgh The School of Mathematics Room: 6221 James Clerk Maxwell Building, The King's Buildings, Peter Guthrie Tait Road Edinburgh EH9 3FD Scotland
Tel: Work 0131 650 5075

Web: http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/hall/

Research Interests

Development of algorithmic and computational techniques for solving large scale linear programming (LP) problems using the revised simplex method on both serial and parallel computers. Consequential research interest is the application of these techniques in other areas of computational optimization and linear algebra.

Awards:

  • Best paper of 2013 in Computational Optimization and Applications
  • COIN-OR INFORMS 2013 Cup for the best use of open-source COIN-OR software
  • Best paper of 2005 in Computational Optimization and Applications

Research Groups

Current and Recent PhD Students

  • Ivet Galabova (2016-date)
  • Qi Huangfu (2013)
  • Edmund Smith (2013)
  • Jonathan Hogg (2010)
  • Teresa Mayer (2004)

Biographical Statement

Born in 1964 and educated at King's School Macclesfield (1974-83). Studied Maths at New College Oxford (1984-87) then Numerical Analysis and Optimization at the University of Dundee (1987-90) under the supervision of Roger Fletcher FRS. Having lived with Agnès Guyon since 1989, we married in 2001 and have daughters Lucie and Katya.

Professional Activities

Main research interest is in developing algorithmic and computational techniques for solving large scale linear programming (LP) problems using the revised simplex method on both serial and parallel computers. A consequential research interest is the application of these techniques in other areas of computational optimization and linear algebra.

Project Manager for the Clp LP solver of the open-source COIN-OR initiative.

Operational Research MSc Programme Director (2006-date).

Education

PhD University of Dundee (1992)

BA Mathematics University of Oxford (1987)

Publications