Summer School on Hyperbolic Polynomials, Sums of Squares and Optimization

Organizers: Greg Blekherman (Georgia Tech) 

Main Lecturers: Daniel Plaumann (TU Dortmund), Rainer Sinn (FU Berlin), Cynthia Vinzant (NC State) and Greg Blekherman (Georgia Tech)

Description: The summer school is aimed at graduate students and recent PhD's with the goal of introducing them to latest developments in the theory of hyperbolic polynomials, sums of squares and their applications in combinatorics and optimization. See Program Description for more details.


  • Geometry of Hyperbolic Polynomials and Sums of Squares
  • Conic and Hyperbolic Programming
  • Interlacing Polynomials
  • Stable Polynomials in Combinatorics
  • Sums of Squares in Combinatorics and Optimization

Funding: We have NSF funding for participants. Please visit Applications to apply.

Website: Also see the website for updated information. 

Event Details


  • Monday, June 25, 2018
    - Friday, June 29, 2018
Location: Atlanta, GA

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