Last updated: May 2020

Discrete Optimization, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

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Latest news: πŸŽ‰ πŸŽ‰ πŸŽ‰ Our work on COVID-19 was recently in the news

πŸŽ‰ πŸŽ‰ πŸŽ‰ I was awarded an EOSC grant for COVID-19 with my collaborator Steffen Rebennack

πŸŽ‰ πŸŽ‰ πŸŽ‰ Two new articles on chance constraints are published: theory and practice

Research Interests

Stochastic optimization, chance constraints, applications to renewable energy, public health, resiliency.

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  • Ph.D., Operations Research & Industrial Engineering

The University of Texas at Austin, USA (2016)

Dissertation: "Optimal Spatiotemporal Resource Allocation in Public Health and Renewable Energy"

Advisors: Prof. David Morton, co-advised by Prof. Lauren Meyers

Portfolio in Scientific Computation (2015)

  • MS, Operations Research & Industrial Engineering

The University of Texas at Austin, USA (2013)

  • B.Tech, Chemical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India (2011)

Thesis: "Modeling and Simulation for Gas Separation by Membranes"

Advisor: Prof. Sharad K. Gupta

Professional Experience

  • Postdoctoral Appointee, Discrete Math & Optimization, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, USA , 2017-19

Advisor: Dr. Jean-Paul Watson

  • Post-doc, Institute of Operations Research, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, 2017

Advisor: Prof. Steffen Rebennack

  • Senior Expert, Stockholm Environment Institute, Tallinn, Estonia, 2017

  • Stochastic Optimization Intern, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, 2016

  • Industrial Engineering Intern, Freescale Semiconductors, Austin, TX, 2014

  • Supply Chain Intern, Sandoz-Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Princeton, NJ, 2012

  • Operations Research Intern, Prognoz IT Solutions, Perm, Russia, 2011

  • Process Engineering Intern, Nestle, Samalkha, India, 2010

Graduate Academic Experience

  • Graduate Research Assistant, Electrical Engineering, UT Austin, 2014-15

  • Graduate Research Assistant, Integrative Biology, UT Austin, 2012-14

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Mechanical Engineering, UT Austin, 2011-12

Undergraduate Academic Experience

  • Bachelors Thesis: "Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Gas Permeation Membrane Modules"

  • Astrophysical Chemistry, University of Nottingham, England, 2009

  • Quantum Computing, IISER Mohali, India, 2008

  • Chemical Physics, SN Bose Centre for Basic Sciences, Calcutta, India, 2008