Preface. An Appreciation of Professor N.U. Ahmed. A Publication List of Professor N.U. Ahmed. Part I: Optimal Control. 1. Practical Stability of Impulsive Delay Differential Equations and Applications to Control Problems; G. Ballinger, X. Liu. 2. A Review of Ill-Conditioning and Regularization in Optimal Control Computation; F. Benyah, L.S. Jennings. 3. Worst-Case Optimal Regulation of Linear Systems in the Presence of Structured Perturbations; S.K. Biswas, M.B. Subrahmanyam. 4. True Proportional Navigation System with Acceleration Saturation Constraint; C.-C. Lim, M. Li. 5. Evaluation of Penalty Functions for Optimal Control; R. Luus, et al. 6. On the Optimal Control Systems with Multiple Controllers; K. Moriwaki. 7. Multilevel Optimization of Optimal Control Problems; V. Rehbock. 8. Modified Direct Gradient Descent Control of Nonlinear Systems; K. Shimizu, et al. 9. Computation of Feedback Control for Infinite Time Optimal Control Problems; K.H. Wong, G. Peter. Part II: Optimization Methods. 10. A Homogenized Cutting Plane Method to Solve the Convex Feasibility Problem; E.D. Andersen, et al. 11. Algorithms for Some Hard Knapsack Problems; L. Caccetta, A. Kulanoot. 12. Non-Static Network Optimization Problems: A Survey; X. Cai, et al. 13. Asymptotic Rates of Convergence of SQP-Type Methods of Feasible Directions; M.M. Kostreva, X. Chen. 14. Nonlinear Lagrangian Methods in Constrained Nonlinear Optimization; D. Li, X. Sun. 15. Parallel Algorithms for Solving Large-Scale Nonlinear Optimization Problems; P.K.-H. Phua, et al. 16. Second Order Strict Converse Duality in Nonlinear Fractional Programming; X.M. Yang, et al. Part III: Optimization Applications. 17. Chebyshev Optimization of Circular Arrays; M. Dahl, et al. 18. Optimum Pole Position for Digital Laguerre Network With Least Square Error Criterion; H.H. Dam, et al. 19. A Markov Model for the Stochastic Optimal Control of a Solar Powered Car; P. Howlett. 20. The Personnel Task Scheduling Problem; M. Krishnamoorthy, A.T. Ernst. 21. Envelope Constrained Filter Design: Robustness Issues; B. Vo, A. Cantoni. 22. A Robust Numerical Algorithm for the Optimal Control of Heat Transfer in the Continuous Casting of Steel; Y.H. Wu, et al.