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AMP Weekend June 30 – July 1, 2017

Thursday, June 29

8:00 – 10:00 pm On-Site Study Session (optional)
Cheng Wang and Jack Corbett, Graduate Teaching Assistants
Darden Classroom 290

Friday, June 30

Continental breakfast available outside Darden Classroom 290

9:00 am – 5:00 pm Class

SYS 6043 Applied Optimization
Professor Peter Beling
Cheng Wang, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Darden Classroom 290
Learning Team Rooms 293 A – D & 294 A – B

12:00 pm Buffet lunch in the Abbott Center Dining Room

6:00 pm Picnic on the patio behind the Gatehouse
(Rain location is the General Purpose Room in the Inn at Darden)

7:00 pm Seminar on Financial Systems with Prof. James Lark (required)
General Purpose Room in the Inn at Darden

Professor James W. Lark, III is a faculty member in the Department of Systems and Information Engineering and in the Applied Mathematics Program in the Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia. A Virginian born and raised in Pulaski, VA, Jim earned his B.S. in Mathematics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and his Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia.

Prof. Lark has taught in the U.Va. School of Engineering and Applied Science since 1993. He has also served as a visiting scholar at the Center for the Study of Public Choice at Virginia Tech, the Dept. of Mathematics at the University of California at Berkeley, and the Dept. of Mathematics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He was an Earhart Foundation Visiting Fellow at the Center for Research in Government Policy and Business at the Graduate School of Management at the University of Rochester and was director of research for DRA Research in San Jose, California. From Fall 2003 until Spring 2009, Jim served as Assistant to the Athletics Director for Special Projects at the University of Virginia. He has also served as an adjunct professor in the McIntire School of Commerce at U.Va.

Prof. Lark’s research interests include Markov decision processes and their applications, heuristic search techniques and their applications, decision theory and collective decision making processes, risk and regulation, financial markets and the study of derivative instruments, and linear algebra and operator theory.

Saturday, July 1

7:00 am Breakfast in the Abbott Center Dining Room (dine in or take out)

8:00 am – 4:00 pm Class

SYS 6045 Applied Probabilistic Modeling
Professor Steve Patek
Jack Corbett, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Darden Classroom 290

12:00 pm Buffet lunch in the Abbott Center Dining Room