### Phan Thanh An

Associate Professor, Doctor
Department of Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing
Computational Geometry, Generalized Convexity and Rough Convexity, Optimization, computational geometry |

**Address**

Office: Building A5, room 212

Tel: +84 24 37563474 / 212

Email: thanhan AT math.ac.vn; thanhan AT math.ist.utl.pt

Personal homepage: https://sites.google.com/a/math.ac.vn/phan-thanh-an-s-homepage/

*Education and academic degrees*

- 1990: Bachelor, Vinh University, Vietnam
- 1999: PhD, Vinh University, Vietnam
- 2009: Associate Professor of the Institute of Mathematics, Hanoi

Positions

- 2017-2018: Visiting professor, University of São Paulo, Brasil
- 2000- : Researcher (senior investigator since 2018), Institute of Mathematics, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Vietnam
- 2000 - 2015: University of Heidelberg, FU Berlin, International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP): Postdoc, visiting researcher
- 2009-2014: University of Lisbon: researcher
- 1990-2000: lecturer in Mathematics at Vinh University, Vietnam

*PhD. thesis supervision completed: 3, see the link*

https://www.genealogy.math.

*Research areas:* Numerical Analysis, Optimization, Scientific Computing, Computational geometry** **

PUBLICATIONS

*List of publications in MathSciNet*

*List of recent publications*1 | Phan Thanh An, Le Hong Trang, Computing approximately shortest descending paths on convex terrains via multiple shooting, Computational and Applied Mathematics, 37 (5) (2018), pp. 6499-6529. (SCI-E), Scopus. |

2 | Phan Thanh An, Finding Shortest Paths in a Sequence of Triangles in 3D by the Method of Orienting Curves, Optimization, 67 (2018), 159-177,SCI(-E); Scopus. |

3 | T. V. Hoai, Phan Thanh An, N. N. Hai, Multiple shooting approach for computing approximately shortest paths on convex polytopes, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 317 (2017), 235–246, (SCI-E); Scopus. |

4 | Le Hong Trang, Attila Kozma, Phan Thanh An, and Moritz Diehl, A sequential convex programming algorithm for minimizing a sum of Euclidean norms with non-convex constraints, Optimization Methods and Software, 31 (2016), 187-203, SCI(-E); Scopus. |

5 | Phan Thanh An, Dinh Thanh Giang, A direct method for determining the lower convex hull of a finite point set in 3D, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Computer Science, Applied Mathematics and Applications - ICCSAMA 2015, May 11-13, Metz, France, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer, Vol. 358, 2015, pp. 15-26. |

6 | Phan Thanh An, D. T. Giang, L. H. Trang, An exact algorithm for minimizing a sum of Euclidean norms on rays in 2D and 3D, Numerical Functional Analysis and Optimization, 36 (2015), 405–418, SCI(-E), Scopus. |

7 | Phan Thanh An, Nguyen Ngoc Hai, Tran Van Hoai, Le Hong Trang, On the performance of triangulation-based multiple shooting method for 2D shortest path problems, LNCS Transactions on Large Scale Data and Knowledge Centered Systems, Springer, 2014, 45-56. |

8 | Phan Thanh An, N. N. Hai, and T. V. Hoai, The role of graph for solving some geometric shortest path problems in 2D and 3D, Proceedings of the 5th FTRA International Conference on Computer Science and its Applications (CSA-13), Danang, Vietnam, December 18 - 21, 2013, 2013, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE), Springer, Vol. 279, pp. 179-184, 2014. |

9 | Phan Thanh An, Le Hong Trang, An efficient convex hull algorithm for finite point sets in 3D based on the Method of Orienting Curves, Optimization, 62 (2013), 975-988, SCI(-E); Scopus. |

10 | Phan Thanh An, Nguyen Ngoc Hai and Tran Van Hoai, The role of convexity for solving some shortest path problems in plane without triangulation, AIP Conference Proceedings, American Institute of Physics, NY, Vol. 1557 (2013), 89-93. |

11 | Phan Thanh An, Nguyen Ngoc Hai and Tran Van Hoai, Direct multiple shooting method for solving approximate shortest path problems, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics 244 (2013), 67 - 76, SCI(-E); Scopus. |

12 | Nguyen Ngoc Hai, Phan Thanh An, A generalization of Blaschke's convergence theorem in metric spaces, Journal of Convex Analysis, 4 (2013), 1013 - 1024, preprint IMH2012/02/01, SCI(-E); Scopus. |

13 | Phan Thanh An, T. V. Hoai, Incremental convex hull as an orientation to solving the shortest path problem, International Journal of Information and Electronics Engineering, 2 (2012), 652-655. |

14 | Phan Thanh An, Le Hong Trang, A parallel algorithm based on convexity for the computing of Delaunay tessellation, Numerical Algorithms, 59 (2012), 347 -357,SCI(-E); Scopus. |

15 | Hoang Xuan Phu, V. M. Pho, Phan Thanh An, Maximizing strictly convex quadratic functions with bounded perturbation, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 149 (2011), 1-25, SCI(-E); Scopus. |

16 | N. N. Hai, Phan Thanh An, Blaschke-type theorem and separation of disjoint closed geodesic convex sets, Journal of Optimazation Theory and Applications 3 (2011), 541 - 551, SCI(-E); Scopus. |

17 | Phan Thanh An, D. T. Giang and N. N. Hai, Some computational aspects of geodesic convex sets in a simple polygon, Numerical Functional Analysis and Optimization, 31 (2010), 221 -231 |

18 | Phan Thanh An, Method of orienting curves for determining the convex hull of a finite set of points in the plane, Optimization, 59 (2010), 175 - 179 |

19 | Phan Thanh An, Reachable grasps on a polygon of a robot arm: finding convex ropes without triangulation, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, 4 (2010), 304 - 310. |

20 | Phan Thanh An, V. T. T. Binh, Stability of excess demand functions with respect to a strong version of Wald's axiom, Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research (APJOR) 26 (2009), 523-532. |

21 | Phan Thanh An, Stability of generalized convexity and monotonicity. In: Mathematical modeling, simulation, visualization and e-learning, 193 - 200, Springer, Berlin, 2008. |

22 | Phan Thanh An, Some computational aspects of Helly-type theorems. JNAIAM J. Numer. Anal. Ind. Appl. Math. 3 (2008), 269 - 274. |

23 | Phan Thanh An, P. L. Na and N. Q. Chung, On parametric domain for asymptotic stability with probability one of zero solution of linear Ito stochastic differential equations, Ital. J. Pure Appl. Math., (2007), 129 - 138. |

24 | Phan Thanh An, Helly-type theorems for roughly convex-like sets, Numer. Funct. Anal. Optim. 28 (2007), 553 - 558. |

25 | Phan Thanh An, A modification of Graham's algorithm for determining the convex hull of a finite planar set, Ann. Math. Inform. 34 (2007), 3 - 8. |

26 | Phan Thanh An, Stability of generalized monotone maps with respect to their characterizations, Optimization, 55 (2006), 289-299. |

27 | Phan Thanh An, A new type of stable generalized convex functions. JIPAM. J. Inequal. Pure Appl. Math. 7 (2006), 10 pp. |

28 | Phan Thanh An, Nonemptiness of approximate subdifferentials of midpoint $\delta$-convex functions, Numer. Funct. Anal. Optim. 26 (2005), 735 - 738. |

29 | Phan Thanh An, Outer $\gamma$-convex functions on a normed space, JIPAM.J. Inequal. Pure Appl. Math. 6 (2005), 8 pp. |

30 | Phan Thanh An, Nguyen Ngoc Hai, δ-Convexity in Normed Linear Spaces, Numer. Funct. Anal. Optim. 25 (2004), 407 - 422. |

31 | Hoang Xuan Phu, N.N. Hai, Phan Thanh An, Piecewise constant roughly convex functions, J. Optim. Theory Appl. 117 (2003), 415 - 438. |

32 | Hoang Xuan Phu, Phan Thanh An, Outer $\gamma$-convexity in normed linear spaces. Vietnam J. Math. 27 (1999), 323 - 334. |

33 | Hoang Xuan Phu, Phan Thanh An, Stability of generalized convex functions with respect to linear disturbances, Optimization 46 (1999), 381 - 389. |

34 | Hoang Xuan Phu, Phan Thanh An, Stable generalization of convex functions. Optimization 3 (1996), 309 - 318. |

*Preprints*1 | IMH20161101, Nguyen Ngoc Hai, Phan Thanh An, Phong Thi Thu Huyen, Shortest Paths along a Sequence of Line Segments in Euclidean Spaces. |

### Highlights

18/02/19, Conference: Spring school on Optimization and Algorithms in Dynamic Environments |

04/03/19, Conference: Conference “Algorithms, Optimization and Learning in Dynamics Environments” |

02/04/19, Conference: International Conference on Applied Probability and Statistics (CAPS 2019) |

18/04/19, Conference: 17th Workshop on Optimization and Scientific Computing |