Hoàng "Jefferson" Tụy
(born December 17 1927
) is a prominent Vietnamese applied mathematician
. He is one of two founders of Vietnamese Mathematics
, the other is Le Van Thiem
He received his PhD
in mathematics from Moscow State University
in 1959. He has worked mainly and did pioneering work in the field of global optimization
. He has been publishing more than 160 referred journal and conference articles. He presently is with the Institute of Mathematics
of the Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology
, where he was director from 1980 to 1989. His son, Hoang Duong Tuan, is now an Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications at the University of New South Wales
, Australia, where he is working on the applications of optimization in various engineering fields. His son-in-law, Phan Thien Thach, works also on Optimization.
In 1997, a workshop in honor of Hoang Tuy was organized at the Linkoping Institute of Technology, Sweden.
In December 2007, an international conference on Nonconvex Programming was held in Rouen, France to pays a
tribute to him on the occasion of his 80th birthday, in recognition of his pioneering achievements which considerably affected the field of global optimization..