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Last update: February 2011


Address

Professor Yuri Yatsenko
School of Business
Houston Baptist University
7502 Fondren Rd, Houston TX 77074

Phone:

(281)-649-3195

Fax:

(281)-649-3436

E-mail:

yyatsenko@hbu.edu

MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

•        30 years of interdisciplinary research and teaching in academy/university/industrial environment.

•        Outstanding results in several areas, reflected in 200 scientific publications, including 7 monographs.

•        Five degrees in Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science.

•        Wide undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate teaching experience in Mathematics, Business, Economics, Operations Research, Computer Sciences, and Information Systems.

•        Six years of IS consulting experience in the US and Canadian high-tech industry. IS design and development experience for various computer platforms

•        Team and department management, administrative and other scholarly activities.

•        Lectured in USA, Canada, Belgium, France, Spain, Greece, Poland, Bulgaria, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan.

•        Marquis’s Who'sWho in the World 1995, 2006-2011; Marquis’s “Who'sWho in America” 2007-2011; "Who'sWho Among American Teachers & Educators“ 2006–2007.

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QUALIFICATION AND CREDENTIALS:

Professor (title), Education Ministry of Ukraine (Kiev, Ukraine), specialty: Math Modeling and Numerical Algorithms in Scientific Research, 1995

Doctor of Sci. in Applied Mathematics (habilitation), Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of USSR (Moscow), 1988

Senior Researcher (title), Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (Moscow), 1988

Ph.D. in Computer Sciences, Kiev State University (Kiev, Ukraine), Department of Cybernetics, 1981

Honor M.Sc. in Physics, Kiev State University, Department of Mathematics and Mechanics, 1977

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Research Profile and Selected Publications per Area

Optimization and Operations Research:

•        Properties of optimal machine service life under technological change, with N.Hritonenko, International Journal of Production Economics, 114(2008), 230-238

•        The dynamics of asset lifetime under technological change, with N.Hritonenko, Operations Research Letters, 36(2008), 565-568.

•        Hybrid approach to the rational management of machine replacement, Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems Analysis, 2(2008), 335-343. 

•        Applied Mathematical Modeling of Engineering Problems, with N.Hritonenko, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Massachusetts, 2003, 286 p. 

•        Optimal equipment replacement without paradoxes: a continuous analysis, with N.Hritonenko, Operations Research Letters, 35(2007), 245-250.

•        Optimal equipment replacement in economics and management, Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, Series A: Mathematical Analysis, 13B(2006), 102-115.

•        Optimization of the lifetime of capital equipment using integral models, with N.Hritonenko, Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization, 1(2005), 415-432.

•        Structure of optimal trajectories in a nonlinear dynamic model with endogenous delay, with N.Hritonenko, Journal of Applied Mathematics, 5(2004), 433-445.

•        Integral-functional equations for optimal renovation problems, with N.Hritonenko, Optimization, 36(1996), 249-261.

•        Optimizing equipment in-service duration and costs while taking technological progress into account, with N.Hritonenko, Journal of Automation & Information Sciences, Begell House, 28(1996),  No.2,  1-15.

•        Optimization in integral model of developing systems, with N.Hritonenko, Optimization, 31(1994), 179-192.

•        Mathematical modeling of the process of replacement and modernization of the elements of manufacturing systems, with I.Golovach, J. Automat.  Inform. Sci., N-Y., Scripta Technica Inc., 25(1992), No.5, 78-81.

 

Mathematical Economics:

•        Investment in vintage capital, with B.Jovanovic, Journal of Economic Theory, 2010, doi 10.1016/j.jet.2010.10.017.

•        Technological innovations, economic renovation, and anticipation effects, with N.Hritonenko, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 46(2010), 1064-1078.

•        On explosive dynamics in R&D-based models of endogenous growth, with R.Boucekkine and N.Hritonenko, Nonlinear Analysis, 71(2009), e693-e700.

•        From linear to nonlinear utility in vintage capital models, with N.Hritonenko, Mathematical Population Studies, 15:4(2008), 230-248.

•        The optimal economic lifetime of vintage capital in the presence of operating cost, technological progress, and learning, with R.Goetz and N.Hritonenko, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 32(2008), 3032-3053

•        Optimal control of Solow vintage capital model with nonlinear utility, with N.Hritonenko, Optimization, 57(2008), Issue 4, 581-590.

•        Anticipation echoes in vintage capital models, with N.Hritonenko, Mathematical and Computer Modeling, 48(2008), 734-748.

•        Concavity in a vintage capital model with nonlinear utility, with N.Hritonenko, Applied Mathematics Letters, 19(2006), 267-272.

•        Optimization in a vintage capital model with piecewise linear cost function, with N.Hritonenko, Nonlinear Analysis, 65(2006), 2302-2310.

•        Turnpike properties of optimal delay in integral dynamic models, with N.Hritonenko, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 127 (2005), 109-127.

•        Turnpike theorems in an integral dynamic model of economic renovation, with N.Hritonenko, Cybernetics and Systems Analysis, N-Y., Plenum Publish. Corp., 33(1997), No.2, 259-273. 

•        Multi-criteria analysis of industry conversion rates using integral models, with V.Mikhalevich and V.Volkovich, Cybernetics and System Analysis,  N-Y.,  Plenum Publish. Corp.,  29(1993), No.1, 26-34.

•        The pathway approach to modeling renewal rates for engineering systems,  with D.Aistrakhanov and V.Ishchuk, Engineering Simulation, Gordon and Breach Sci. Publishers, London, 10(1993), No.6, 941-954.

•        Turnpike properties of the optimal periods for the service of funds, with N.Khritonenko and K.Semenov, Doklady Akad. Nauk Ukrainy.Series A, Kiev, 1992, No.11, 76-80  (in Ukrainian).

•        Optimization of the rhythmicity of a "producers-consumers" system, with N.Pak, Doklady Akad. Nauk Ukrainy. Series A, Kiev, 1989, No.8, 69-71 (in Russian).

•        Multi-sector integral model of economic dynamics (analysis and algorithms), with U.Galiev and Sh.Naubetova, Izvestiya Akad. Nauk Kazakhskoi SSR. Ser.fiz.-mat., 1986, No.3, 10-14 (in Russian).

•        Comparison of some integral macroeconomic models, with V.Ivanov and U.Galiev, Soviet  Automatic Control, N-Y., 18(1985), No.4.

 

Modeling in Biology, Demography and the Environment:

•        Forest management and carbon sequestration in size-structured forests: The case of Pinus Sylvestris in Spain, with R.U. Goetz, N.Hritonenko, R.Mur, A.Xabadia, Forest Science, 56:3(2010), 242-256.

•        Optimal Control of Age-structured Populations in Economy, Demography, and the Environment, with R.Boucekkine, N.Hritonenko, Routledge UK, 2010.

•        Age-structured PDEs in economics, ecology, and demography: Optimal control and sustainability, with N.Hritonenko, Mathematical Population Studies, 17:4(2010).

•        Maintenance of age-structured populations: optimal control, state constraints, and bang-bang regime, with N.Hritonenko, Journal of Biological Systems, 4(2009), 793-816.

•        A bang-bang regime in optimal harvesting of size-structured populations, with N.Hritonenko, R.Goetz, and A.Xabadia, Nonlinear Analysis, 71(2009), e2331-e2336

•        Maximum principle for a size-structured model of forest and carbon sequestration management, with N.Hritonenko, R.Goetz, and A.Xabadia, Applied Mathematics Letters, 21(2008), 1090-1094

•        Using the escalator boxcar train to determine the optimal management of a size-distributed forest when carbon sequestration is taken into account, with R.Goetz, N.Hritonenko, and A.Xabadia, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS 4818, I. Lirkov, S. Margenov, and J. Wasniewski (Eds.), Springer, Berlin, 2008, 334-341.

•        The structure of optimal time- and age-dependent harvesting in the Lotka-McKendrik population model, with N.Hritonenko, Mathematical Biosciences, 208(2007), 48-62.

•        Bifurcations in nonlinear integral models of biological systems, with N.Hritonenko, International Journal of Systems Science, 38(2007), 389-399.

•        Mathematical Modeling in Economics, Ecology and the Environment, with N.Hritonenko, Series “Mathematical Masterpieces Abroad”, vol. 23, Science Press, China, 2006,  210 p. (reprint of the 1st edition of Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1999)

•        Stability analysis of stochastic Ricker population model, with N.Hritonenko and A.Rodkina, Discrete Dynamics in the Nature and Society, 2006(2006), Article ID 64590, 13 pp.

•        Optimization of harvesting return from age-structured population, with N.Hritonenko, Journal of Bioeconomics, 8(2006), 167-179.

•        Optimization of harvesting age in integral age-dependent model of population dynamics, with N.Hritonenko, Mathematical Biosciences, 195(2005), 154-167.

•        The qualitative investigation of the two-level optimal control problem of the ecological-economic regional system, with V.Volkovich and S.Verhoturova, J. Automat. Inform. Sci (Soviet Automatic Control), N-Y., Scripta Technica Inc., 26(1993), No.3, 38-45.

 

Energy, Technology and Global Change:

•        Technological modernization under resource scarcity, with N.Hritonenko, Optimal Control, Applications and Methods, 2010, doi 10.1002/oca.992.

•        Technological breakthroughs and asset replacement, with N.Hritonenko, Engineering Economist, 54(2009), 81-100.

•        Can technological change sustain retirement in an aging population?, with N.Hritonenko, Mathematical Population Studies, 15:2(2008), 96-113.

•        Network economics and optimal replacement of age-structured IT capital, with N.Hritonenko, Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, 65(2007), 483-497.

•        Technological change, equipment replacement, and forecast horizons, International Journal of Ecology and Development, 6(2007), 21-30.

•        Optimization of financial and energy structure of productive capital, with N.Hritonenko, IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, 17(2006), No. 3, 245-255.

•        Creative destruction of computing systems: Analysis and modeling, with N.Hritonenko, Journal of Supercomputing, 38(2006), 143-154.

•        Mathematical Models of Global Trends and Technological Change, with N.Hritonenko, in Mathematical Models, [Ed. Jerzy A. Filar], in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, Oxford, UK, 2007, [http://www.eolss.net]

•        Analysis and optimization of technological development in market economics, with N.Hritonenko, in: Information Processing: Recent Mathematical Advances in Optimization and Control, Mathematical and Computational Sciences Series (J.Cagnol and J.-P. Zolesio, eds.), Presses de l'Ecole des Mines, Paris, France, 2004, 161-172 (ISBN 291-176-2568)

•        Applied Mathematical Modeling of Engineering Problems, with N.Hritonenko, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Massachusetts, 2003, 286 p. 

 

Integral and Differential Equations:

•        Integral equation of optimal replacement: Analysis and algorithms, with N.Hritonenko, Applied Mathematical Modeling, 33(2009), 2737-2747

•        Nonlinear integral models with endogenous delay in economics and finance, Nonlinear Analysis, 63(2005), e587-e594.

•        Maximum principle for Volterra integral equations with controlled delay time, Optimization, 53(2004), 177-187.

•        Integral equations of dynamic systems with controllable memory, Dynamic Systems & Applications, Dynamic Publishers, 4(2004), 495-500.

•        Non-smooth solutions of a nonlinear integral-functional equation with an unknown delay, with N.Hritonenko, Functional Differential Equations, 11(2004), No.3-4, 395-406.

•        Volterra integral equations with unknown delay time, Methods and Application of Analysis, International Press, 2(1995), 408-419.

•        Integral Volterra equations with variable-duration after-effect, Soviet J. Automat. Inform. Sci., N-Y., Scripta Technica Inc., 24(1991), No.4, 25-31.

•        Development and application of integral models of controlled dynamic systems, with V.Ivanov, Electronic Modeling, Gordon and Breach Sci. Publishers, 8(1990), No.3, 356-374.

•        A study of an integral-functional equation that arises in optimization problems, Kibernetika, Naukova Dumka Press, Kiev, 1989, No.6, 117-118 (in Russian).

•        Nonlinear integral models and algorithms for economic development forecasting, with E.Krotova, Soviet J. Automat. Inform. Sci., N-Y., Scripta Technica Inc., 21(1988), No.2, 67-71.

•        The problems of  optimal control  for the  integral dynamical models with  controllable prehistory, with V.Ivanov, Lecture Notes in Control and Information  Sciences, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 84(1986), 350-357.

•        On the existence of optimal controls in integral dynamical models, Izvestiya Akad Nauk Kazakhskoi SSR.  Ser.fiz.-mat., Almaty, Kazakhstan, 1986, No.5, 21-25 (in Russian).

•        On systems of nonlinear Volterra integral equations with the unknown lower limit of integration, Ukrainian Mathematical Journal, N-Y., Plenum Publish.Corp.,  38(1986), No.1.

 

Computational Algorithms and Methods:

•        The method of artificial basis matrices, with V. Kudin, S. Lyashko, and N. Hritonenko, Reports of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 9(2007), 30-34 (in Ukrainian)

•        Analysis of properties of linear systems by method of artificial basis matrices, with V. Kudin, S. Lyashko, and N. Hritonenko, Kibernetika i Sistemnyi Analiz 53(2007), 119-127 (in Russian, translated as Cybernetics and Systems Analysis by Springer)

•        The maximization of submodular functions: old and new proofs for the correctness of the dichotomy algorithm, with B. Goldengorin, S.Lyashko, and N.Hritonenko, Journal of Numeric and Applied Mathematics, Kiev University, Ukraine, 93(2005), No. 2, 17-28.

•        Spline collocation methods for nonlinear Volterra integral equations with unknown delay, with H.Brunner, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 71(1996), 67-81.

•        Algorithm with asymptotically optimal accuracy for solving the nonlinear Volterra integral equation, J. Soviet Math., Plenum Publish.Corp., 58(1992), No.3, 217-221.

•        Approximate algorithm for modeling optimal renewal times in economic systems, with D.Aistrakhanov, Cybernetics and System Analysis, N-Y., Plenum Publish. Corp., 28(1992), No.6, 945-949.

•        A projection-iterative method for solution of systems of integral Volterra equations of the second kind, with E.Krotova,  Soviet Math. (Iz. VUZ), Allerton Press, N-Y., 34(1990), No.1, 41-44.

•        Optimal algorithms  for solution of  Volterra  integral equation in  smooth function classes, with Sh.Naubetova, Ukrainian Mathematical Journal, N-Y., Plenum Publish.Corp., 41(1989), No.1, 130-133.

•        Adaptive algorithms of optimization in integral macroeconomic model, with V.Ivanov, Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR, 290(1986), No.4 (in Russian). 

•        Optimal trajectories in multi-sector dynamical models with controllable memory, Doklady Akad. Nauk Ukrainy. Series A, Kiev, 1986, No.12, 61-64 (in Russian).

•        The method of averaging functional corrections with factorial convergence for nonlinear Volterra integral equations, with E.Krotova, Soviet Math. (Iz. VUZ), Allerton Press, N-Y., 29(1985), No.8, 102-106.

•        Automatic program production for the simulation of evolving systems, with T.Dyn`ko, V.Vishnya, V.Petrichenko, Cybernetics, N-Y., Plenum Publish. Corp., 21(1985), No.4, 438-442.

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TEACHING AND LECTURING

Positions:

Ψ  Professor in Business and Economics, Houston Baptist University (Texas USA), 2002-present

Ψ  Professor in Computer Methods in Electrodynamics, Academy of Technology in Bydgoszcz (Poland), 1993-1995 

Ψ  Professor in Applied Mathematics, Kiev University (Ukraine), 1991-1993             

Ψ  Head,  Department of Ecological Modeling and Control, Institute of Cybernetics, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (Kiev, Ukraine), 1991-96

Ψ  Senior/Leading Researcher, Department of Computational Methods, Cybernetics Institute  (Kiev, Ukraine), 1984-91

Temporary Positions and External Teaching:

Ψ  Visiting Professor, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium), July 2010

Ψ  Visiting Professor, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium), September-December 2008

Ψ  Visiting Professor in Information Systems, Eurasian National University (Astana, Kazakhstan), May 2008     

Ψ  Visiting Professor in Information Systems, Eurasian National University (Astana, Kazakhstan), May 2005     

Ψ  Adjunct Professor in Computer Sciences, University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada), 1999

Postgraduate Teaching:

1989-1996: Being the Head of the Department of Ecological Modeling and Control at the Cybernetics Institute of Ukrainian Academy of Sci. (Kiev, Ukraine), Dr. Yatsenko taught and supervised 10 post-graduate students and more than 50 graduate students.   Six of his postgraduate students obtained their PhD degrees (in Mathematics, Economics and Computer Science).

1988-2000: an official opponent for PhD and DrSci dissertations of post-graduate students from different countries (Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Kazakhstan, Morocco, etc.).

2005-2009: Supervising doctoral students for Eurasian National University (Astana, Kazakhstan). Four of his postgraduate students obtained their PhD degrees (in Information Systems and Economics).

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Editorial activities:                     

Activity as a reviewer:

·         1996–now           Reviewer for J. Systems Science, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, J. Computational and Applied Mathematics,  Engineering Economist, J. Production Economics, OCAM, Optimization,  J. Public Economic Theory, Math Population Studies, Math Social Studies, MCM, Bulletin of Statistics and Economics, Cybernetics, Mathematical Methods in Applied Sciences, Dynamics Games and Applications, Applications and Applied Mathematics, IJED, IJEES, IJMMS, and many others 


Useful links

    • Houston Baptist University
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Universite Catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)
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Cybernetics Institute of National Ukrainian Academy of Sciences
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Kiev University, Faculty of Cybernetics
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Some other academic institutions
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Some homepages of collaborators and colleagues


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