Luís Nunes Vicente

This webpage describes my activity as a research member of the Centre for Mathematics of the University of Coimbra since 1998, as well as my activity in the period 1996-2018 as a faculty member of the Department of Mathematics of the University of Coimbra.

E-mail: lnv{at}
Research Summary

My research interests include Continuous Optimization, Computational Science and Engineering, and Machine Learning and Data Science.

Google Scholar Profile.

Wikipedia Page in English.

Page Wikipédia en Français.

You are also welcome to visit my new webpage at the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering of Lehigh University. The miniblog is now here (complete version).
Publications and Talks
Research, Students, and Software

A list of former research students.

Software available:
  • DFO-TR, A solver for derivative-free optimization: DFO-TR
  • Direct multisearch for multiobjective optimization: dms
  • Global derivative-free optimization: PSwarm
  • Direct search: sid-psm
PI of the research grants.
Editorial Activity and Meetings

Most Cited/Selected Papers


Other Stuff