Nikhil Bansal

of Mathematics and Computer Science
Eindhoven University of Technology.

I am also affiliated with Networks and Optimization Group at CWI, Amsterdam


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Brief Bio  and CV

Research interests:  Theoretical computer science with emphasis on design and analysis of algorithms for discrete optimization problems.
I also dabble in related areas such as discrete math, complexity theory, machine learning and probability.

Publications (DBLP, Google Scholar)

Current Advisees:

Phd: Bouke Cloostermans, Marek Elias, Shashwat Garg, Greg Koumoutsous

Postdoc:  William Seeun Umboh



Advanced Semidefinite Programming (Spring 2017)
Algorithms and Uncertainty: Fall 2016  (at UC Berkeley)

Graphs and Algorithms (2MMD30):  Sp2016
Approximation Algorithms (2WO07)
Freshman Linear Algebra

Seminars:  Hierarchies Reading Group,  Eindhoven Discrete Math Seminar


Editorial Boards:

Journal of the ACM 
SIAM  Journal on Computing
Mathematics of  Operations Research
SIAM Journal of Discrete Mathematics

Recent Program Committees: IPCO 2017, WAOA2016, ITCS 2016, ESA 2015 (chair),  STOC 2014FOCS 2014, ICALP 2014


Workshop Organization:

Semester on Bridging Continuous and Discrete Optimization, Fall 2017 at UC Berkeley

Optimization and Decision-Making Under Uncertainty, Oct 2016, UC Berkeley

5th SDP Days, Jun 2016, CWI Amsterdam

Dagstuhl Seminar on Scheduling, Feb 2016

Relaxation Workshop, Nov 2015, HIM, Bonn

Scheduling under Uncertainty, June 2015, Eindhoven

Stochastic Activity Month: Probability and Combinatorics, Jan 2014, Eindoven

4th SDP Days, March 2013, CWI Amsterdam