Conference on

Inverse Problems, Control and Shape Optimization

Co-organized by

Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences


Center for Advanced Mathematical Sciences (CAMS)

at the

American University of Beirut, Lebanon

June 18 - 20 , 2018

College Hall, Auditorium B1

What is PICOF ?

PICOF (Problèmes Inverses, Contrôle et Optimisation de Formes) is a bi-annual international scientific conference which assembles senior researchers and scientists as well as a number of young researchers dealing with mathematical and numerical problems in the fields of inverse problems, control and shape optimization. It aims to gather the community of researchers in academia and industry working in these three fields.

Plenary Speakers

For any information or inquiry, please contact Ms Hiba Hammoud (hh47@aub.edu.lb)

Excursion on Tuesday 19 June 2018, 01:30pm : Jeita, Harissa & Byblos

Cost: 45$ (includes entrance to Jeita grottos, Harissa 1 way Cable Car, entrance to Byblos Castle)
 Main Highlights: 
  • Jeita Grottoes: Lebanon’s natural miracle, made up of two separate caves.
  • Harissa: Visit the magnificent statue of our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa with the panoramic view of the mediterranean sea,
    including 1 way Cable Car.
  • Byblos: Byblos city, one of the oldest cities in the world, credited for being the birthplace of the alphabet. A guided visit
  • of the archeological site featuring: the Crusader’s Castle, the Phoenicians temples, the Roman theatre, and the royal Necropolis.
    Visit of the old souk and baptistery of the Crusader church of St. John as well as the old harbor.

    Conference Dinner

    Conference Dinner on Monday 18 June 2018, 7:30pm Cost: 45$ (includes open bar) Venue: Faouzi Burj Al Hamam Restaurant, Golden Tulip Serenada Hotel, Hamra
    AUB Mathematics department  P.O.Box 11-0236 / Riad El-Solh / Beirut 1107 2020- Lebanon , Telephone: +961-1-340460 / 350000, ext 4227, 4210, 4322.