James D Foster

James Foster is an applied mathematician with a doctorate in mathematical optimization, specializing in the modeling and optimal planning of energy systems. He has worked across industry and government, and taught both pure and applied mathematics courses at the university level. He is an enthusiastic contributor to the open source community with particular involvement in the JuMP modeling language for doing optimization in Julia, and as a Carpentries instructor and lesson maintainer for teaching foundational computational skills to researchers.


16:00 UTC

Learning JuMP by example

07/27/2023, 4:00 PM4:30 PM UTC

Get an up-to-date overview of the modelling capabilities of JuMP through a number of worked examples. I'll cover the types of optimization problems you can solve effectively, give lots of unsolicited advice and briefly look at some extensions.

Platinum sponsors


Gold sponsors


Silver sponsors

Pumas AIQuEra Computing Inc.Relational AIJeffrey Sarnoff

Bronze sponsors

Jolin.ioBeacon BiosignalsMIT CSAILBoeing

Academic partners


Local partners


Fiscal Sponsor