I am an Assistant Professor in the Industrial & Operations Engineering department at the University of Michigan. My research area is combinatorial optimization and approximation algorithms, especially as applied to routing, location and scheduling problems.
2009-2014: Research Staff Member in the Algorithms group, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center.
2004-2009: Ph.D. in Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization from the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University. My thesis “Approximation Algorithms for Sequencing Problems” was advised by R. Ravi.
1999-2003: B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.