Viswanath Nagarajan

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.

Past Affiliations:

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.

Program Committees:

SODA 2013, WAOA 2013, MAPSP 2013, SWAT 2014, ICALP 2015, ESA 2015, APPROX 2017, ISCO 2018, SODA 2019, IPCO 2019.