Pontus Giselsson
Pontus Giselsson
Assistant Professor
Phone: +46 46 222 97 44
Fax: +46 46 13 81 18

I am an assistant professor at the Department of Automatic Control since January 2015. My main research interests lie within optimization and its wide range of applications.

Selected Publications

P. Giselsson and M. Fält, Nonsmooth Minimization Using Smooth Envelope Functions. Submitted.

C. Grussler, A. Rantzer, and P. Giselsson, Low-Rank Optimization with Convex Constraints. Submitted.

P. Giselsson, M. Fält, and S. Boyd, Line Search for Averaged Operator Iteration. Submitted.

P. Giselsson, Tight Global Linear Convergence Rate Bounds for Douglas-Rachford Splitting. Submitted.

P. Giselsson, and S. Boyd, Linear Convergence and Metric Selection in Douglas Rachford Splitting and ADMM. To appear in Transactions of Automatic Control.

P. Giselsson, and S. Boyd, Metric Selection in Fast Dual Forward Backward Splitting. Automatica, 62:1-10, December 2015.

All Publications


QPgen: A C code generator for quadratic optimization problems


During the late fall of 2015, I taught a course on large-scale convex optimization.

Pendulum Movies

Time-optimal path constrained Pendulum problem
Time-optimal path constrained Pendulum problem with initial pendulum swings
Time-optimal Pendulum Swing-up
Time-optimal Pendulum Swing-up with initial pendulum swings