## Interests

- Software development: design principles, TDD and BDD, C++, C#, F#
- Numerical Linear Algebra
- Numerical optimization algorithms for convex and nonconvex problems.
- On-line optimization

## Projects

- AutoDiff - a .NET library for automatically computing derivatives of mathematical functions.
- TREM OPF Solver - A MATLAB solver for a class of optimal power flow problems using the Tree Reduction and Expansion Method. See paper below.

## Publications

**Alex Shtof, Alexander Agathos, Yotam Gingold, Ariel Shamir, Daniel Cohen‐Or** Geosemantic Snapping for Sketch‐Based Modeling *Computer Graphics Forum 32 (2pt2), 245-253 (May 2013)*

(paper, paper supplemental, video)
**Amir Beck, Yuval Beck, Yoash Levron, Alex Shtof, Luba Tetruashvili** Globally solving a class of optimal power flow problems in radial networks by tree reduction *Journal of Global Optimization 72 (3), 373–402 (November 2018)*

(paper, software)

## Conference Lectures

- Globally Solving a Class of Optimal Power Flow Problems in Radial Networks,
*International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (July 2018)* (presentation).

## Thesis

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