Welcome to CLION

Welcome to the Center for Large Scale Integrated Optimization & Networks. The mission of CLION is the development of innovative solutions to large-scale networks and optimization problems in various defense and civilian applications, and in biomedical research areas.

CLION is based on an interdisciplinary and diverse researchers comprising University of Memphis faculty and students including Mathematical Sciences (MSCI), Computer Sciences (CS), Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering (EECE), as well as external collaborators and agencies including Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Army Research Office (ARO), NASA, and FedEx. CLION provides University of Memphis students with research expertise in cutting-edge basic science and applied technologies, which provides them with a competitive advantage in the job market. CLION aims at supporting research excellence especially related to large-scale networks and advanced intelligent optimization, capable of attracting and supporting large size multi-institution and multi-university research projects, and facilitating the commercialization of the products.