His research interests cover various fields in prescriptive analytics, in particular linear and nonlinear optimization. In recent years his main focus has been on robust optimization, and recently he started research on Optimization with Machine Learning. He is also active in applying the theory in real-life applications. In particular, he is interested in applications that contribute to a better society. Currently, he is doing research to develop better optimization models and techniques for cancer treatment together with researchers from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, USA , and he is involved in research to optimize the locations of health facilities in Timor-Leste and Vietnam together with the World Bank. Publications and citations Google Scholar.
Joshua D. Josh has significant experience litigating a broad range of matters in both state and federal courts. He has substantial experience in complex, multifaceted and high stakes litigation, where has managed and overseen day-to-day operations in many of these cases. He also has extensive experience in representing companies in complex domestic and multi-national government investigations into alleged antitrust and competition law violations, financial fraud and corporate malfeasance.
My work on cytokines including TNF-alpha and the role of microglia in ocular inflammation and retinal degeneration , has delivered new insights into the pathogenesis and new approaches to treatment of this group of important blinding diseases. I have been instrumental in taking these insights through to novel treatments. Furthermore my continued bench to bedside approach has been seminal in generating the evidence and scientific rationale that has led to the success of the use of anti-TNF agents in the treatment of non-infectious ocular inflammatory disease enjoyed in clinic today and has led to his many writings of reviews both science and clinical in this area e.
Joel has argued successfully in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario and has handled the full range of personal injury claims, from slip and falls, to amputations and catastrophic brain injury. Joel is passionate about his work and has earned a reputation for understanding and fighting for the needs of his clients. I am part of a team of highly skilled lawyers dedicated to achieving the best result possible for our clients.