Updates

Spring 2019

Accepted an invitation to speak at the Deep Geometric Learning of Big Data and Applications workshop at the UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics

Fall 2018

Organizing the session “Machine Learning and Discrete Optimization” at INFORMS 2018, where I will give a talk on the bounding and counting paper

In October, I will give a talk at Colby College

In September, I will present a poster at the Princeton Day of Optimization


A preprint of my work with Egon Balas on irregular lift-and-project cuts is now available on arxiv

Summer 2018

The bounding and counting paper has been accepted at ICML 2018

I presented a poster on the bounding and counting paper at the MIP 2018 workshop and at the IFDS Fundamentals of Data Analysis summer school in Madison

Back to Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs as a visiting research scientist

A preprint with MERL collaborators on using decision diagrams and branch-and-price for scheduling last-mile passenger transportation is now on arxiv

Invited to join the committee of the INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize

Spring 2018

My PhD thesis won The Gerald L. Thompson Doctoral Dissertation Award in Management Science at CMU’s 2018 commencement MERL also ran a story about it

Updates on the bounding and counting paper:

  • The paper has been used as a reference in deep learning courses at Waterloo, Texas A&M, and National Taiwan University this semester
  • I gave talks about it at the Brookhaven National Laboratory and at the Process Systems Engineering group at Carnegie Mellon

A paper with collaborators at MERL on warm start for scheduling last-mile passenger transportation has been accepted at ICAPS 2018

Participated in the DoE Scientific Machine Learning workshop with a position paper on deep learning and polyhedral theory

Organized the session “New Paradigms for Cut Generation” at the INFORMS Optimization Society Conference, where I gave a talk on irregular lift-and-project cuts

Fall 2017

The bounding and counting paper, my first collaboration with Christian Tjandraatmadja and Srikumar Ramalingam on deep learning theory, is now on arxiv

The INFORMS Student Chapter at Carnegie Mellon won the 2017 Student Chapter Award at the Magna Cum Laude level

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Organized the session “Decision Diagrams for Optimization” at INFORMS 2017, where I gave a talk on postoptimality with decision diagrams

A preprint of my work with John Hooker on decision diagrams of near-optimal solutions is now available at Optimization Online

Nominated to attend the INFORMS 2017 Teaching Effectiveness Colloquium

Summer 2017

Invited for a talk at Northeastern University

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Back in Boston to work at Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs with Arvind Raghunathan

Presented a poster on branching with decision diagrams at NemFest and MIP 2017

Spring 2017

Attended the first INFORMS Student Leadership Conference

Organized the session “New Paradigms for Cut Generation” at the INFORMS Computing Society Conference, where I gave a talk on regularity of lift-and-project cuts

Fall 2016

Winner of the Poster Competition at the 2016 INFORMS Annual Meeting for my work on reverse polar lift-and-project cuts

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Winner of the INFORMS Judith Liebman Award for outstanding student chapter service

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The INFORMS Student Chapter at Carnegie Mellon won the 2016 Student Chapter Award at the Summa Cum Laude level

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Gave a talk on branching with decision diagrams at INFORMS 2016

Featured in October’s “What’s Your StORy” of ORMS Today magazine

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Nominated to attend the INFORMS 2016 Teaching Effectiveness Colloquium

Summer 2016

Interned at Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs with Arvind Raghunathan

Gave a talk on decision diagrams of near-optimal solutions at MOPTA 2016

Presented a poster on reverse polar lift-and-project cuts at MIP 2016

Spring 2016

Organized the session “New Paradigms for Cut Generation” at the INFORMS Optimization Society Conference, where I gave a talk on reverse polar lift-and-project cuts

Fall 2015

Among the top Twitter mentions at INFORMS 2015 according to ORMS Today

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Gave a talk on decision diagrams of near-optimal solutions at INFORMS 2015

Nominated to attend the INFORMS 2015 Doctoral Student Colloquium

Attended the Purdue CIBER Doctoral Consortium

Summer 2015

Curated the official Twitter account for ISMP 2015

Fall 2014

Deeply honored to be in the acknowledgements of the new Integer Programming book

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Mentioned in the IFORS newsletter story about INFORMS 2014

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Mentioned in a story at America.gov about studying in the US