I am an Assistant Professor of Industrial & Operations Engineering and Computer Science Engineering (by courtesy) 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.