Ask the Expert Webinar Series

What’s New in SAS Optimization?

On-Demand • Cost: Complimentary

About the webinar

If you think SAS Optimization is helpful now, we’re continuing to make it even better for you in the future.

This is your chance to discover more about how SAS Optimization continues to improve on its powerful modeling language with unified access to a broad suite of solvers.

You will learn about:

  • All the ways SAS Optimization is changing.
  • Recently added features, including a conic optimization solver and an automated Benders decomposition algorithm.
  • SAS Optimization performance improvements.

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About the expert

Rob Pratt

Senior Manager, Advanced Analytics R&D, SAS

Rob Pratt has worked at SAS since 2000 and is a Senior Manager in the Scientific Computing department in the Analytics R&D division. He manages a team of developers responsible for the optimization modeling language and solvers for linear, mixed integer linear, quadratic and conic optimization. He earned a BS in mathematics (with a second major in English) from the University of Dayton, an MS in mathematics and a PhD in Operations Research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.