Bo Peng

Department of Statistics and Operations Research
Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics
University of Vienna
Room 06.640
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1
1090 Wien, Austria

phone: +43 1 4277 55722

Immanuel Bomze

Research area in the program

Copositive optimization, nonsmooth optimization


  • conic optimization
  • duality theory
  • convex optimization
  • nonsmooth optimization
  • derivative-free optimization

Research Interests

The research interests of Bo Peng include studying convex and nonsmooth optimization problems both theoretically and numerically, conic relaxations for MINLP and its primal methods.

Scientific CV



Since 10/2020: PhD student, Vienna Graduate School on Computational Optimization, University of Vienna, Austria.
09/2016 – 03/2019: M.Sc., Mathematics, Hangzhou Dianzi University – Hangzhou, China.
09/2012 – 07/2016: B.Sc., Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Anhui University of Technology- Maanshan, China.


Academic Positions

05/2019-09/2020: Research assistant, School of Science, Hangzhou Dianzi University, Hangzhou, China




B. Peng and H.K. Xu, A cyclic coordinate-update fixed point algorithm, Carpathian Journal of Mathematics, 35 (2019), no. 3, 365-370.

B. Peng and H.K. Xu, Proximal methods for reweighted lQ-regularization of sparse signal recovery, Applied Mathematics and Computation, 386 (2020): 125408.


Work in progress


B. Peng, H.K. Xu, A new directional search method for nonconstrained blackbox optimization.