Wenxun XING


Department of Mathematical Sciences

Tsinghua University, Beijing, P. R. China

Phone: +86 10 62787945, Fax: +86 10 62781785




Research Interests

Combinatorial Optimization, Global Optimization, Conic Programming.

  • Combinatorial Optimization

Mathematical modeling, complexity analysis, parallel machine scheduling.

  • Global Optimization

Duality methods for mathematical programming.

  • Conic Programming

Linear conic programming.


  • Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics, Tsinghua University, China, 1997.
  • M.S. in Applied Mathematics, Tsinghua University, China, 1987.
  • B.S. in Mathematics, Peking University, China, 1982.

Working Experiences

  • 2004.12-          : Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing.
  • 2001.02-2004.12: Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing. Director of Numerical Analysis and Operations Research.
  • 2000.08-2001.02: Visiting scholar, Department of Computer Sciences, the George Washington University, USA.
  • 1997.02-2000.08: Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences at Tsinghua University, Beijing.
  • 1996.04-1997.02: Research Associate, Department of Management Science, the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • 1987.12-1993.06: Lecture, Department of Applied Mathematics, Tsinghua University, Beijing.
  • 1982.07-1985.07: Lecture, Department of Mathematics, Guizhou University, Guizhou.

Courses taught

Calculus, Probability, Combinatorial Optimization, Linear Algebra, Linear and Non-linear Programming, Network Flows, Metaheuristics, Numerical Analyze.