Events

Clemson Operations Research Institute is proud to be able to host a wide variety of seminars from guest speakers and professors throughout the year.

Fall 2020 Seminar Schedule

Friday, October 9, 2020, 11:15am-12:05pm, Zoom

Qi-Ming He (University of Waterloo, Department of Management Science):  “Multi-layer Markov modulated fluid flow processes and Applications to Queues with Customer Abandonment

 

Summer 2020 Online Seminar Schedule

Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom

Zirou Qiu (Clemson University, School of Computing):  “ELRUNA:  Elimination Rule-based Network Alignment

Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom

Saeid Delshad (Clemson University, Department of Industrial Engineering):  “Adaptive Design of Personalized Dose-Finding Trials

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom

Trevor Squires (Clemson University, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences):  “Sliding Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers

Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom

Murwan Siddig (Clemson University, Department of Industrial Engineering):  “Computational Perspectives on Multi-stage Stochastic Programming

Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom

(Open Time Slot)

Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom

(Open Time Slot)

Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom

Xin (Sophie) Liu (Clemson University, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences):  “Asymptotically Optimal Allocation Policies for Transplant Queueing Systems

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom

(Open Time Slot)

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom

Yuyuan (Lance) Ouyang (Clemson University, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences): “Lower oracle complexity bounds of first-order methods for structured convex optimization

Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Zoom

Brian Fralix (Clemson University, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences):  “A Quick Introduction to Quasi-Birth-Death Processes

Spring 2020 Seminar Schedule

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, 11:15am-12:05pm, Martin Hall M-103

Dr. Caglar Caglayan (Clemson University):  “Physician Staffing in Emergency Rooms (ERs):  Opening the Black Box of ER Care via a Multi-class Multi-Stage Network

Friday, Feb. 8, 2020, 11:15am-12:05pm, Martin Hall M-103

Dr. Xu Sun (University of Florida):  “Dynamic Scheduling of a Battery-Operated Queue

Fall 2019 Seminar Schedule

Friday, Sep. 6, 2019, 1:25-2:15pm, Freeman Hall 078

Dr. John Hasenbein (University of Texas-Austin):  “Toll Pricing in Queueing Models: Economics, Parameter Uncertainty, and Heterogeneity”

Friday, Sep. 13, 2019, 1:25-2:15pm, Freeman Hall 078

Timo Gersing (RWTH Aachen, Germany): “Equitable Planning of Out-of-Hours Services for Pharmacies”

Tuesday, Sep. 17, 2019, 12:30-1:45pm, Freeman Hall 078

Dr. Cole Smith (Associate Provost of Academic Initiatives, Clemson University): “Formulations Accounting for Uncertainty: Robustness, Interdiction, Expectation, VaR, and CVaR

Friday, Sep. 20, 2019, 11:15-12:15pm, Martin M-104

Dr. Guanglin Xu (University of North Carolina at Charlotte): “Multi-Stage Robust Optimization via Copositive Programming

Friday, Sep. 20, 2019, 1:25-2:15pm, Freeman Hall 078

Dr. Andrew Schaefer (Rice University): “Optimal Lung Transplantation Patient Selection from a Transplant Program’s Perspective” (CANCELLED)

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, 1:25-2:15pm, Freeman Hall 078

Dr. Boshi Yang (Clemson): “What is Conic Programming?”

 

Spring 2019 Seminar Schedule

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, 2:30-3:30pm, Watt Family Innovation Center Room 203

Dr. Yunan Liu:  “Staffing and Scheduling to Differentiate Service in Multiclass Time-Varying Service Systems

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, 2:30-3:30pm, Watt Family Innovation Center Room 203

Dr. Ping Cao: “To Pool or Not to Pool: Queueing Design for Large-Scale Service Systems

Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, 1:25-2:15pm, Freeman Auditorium

Dr. Nilay Argon: “Assigning Priorities (or not) in Service Systems with Heterogeneous Customers”

Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, 4:00-5:00pm, Watt Family Innovation Center Room 203

Sascha Kuhnke: “Robust Aiming Strategies in Solar Tower Power Plants

 

 

Fall 2018 Seminar Schedule

Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, 1:25-2:15pm, Freeman Auditorium

Dr. Robert Bosch: “Connecting the Dots: TSP Art (and Variations)

Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, 1:25-2:15pm, Freeman Auditorium

Dr. Jim Luedtke: “Optimizing Truck Dispatching Decisions in Open-pit Mining using Integer Programming

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, 4:00-5:00pm, Martin M-203

Dr. Anita Schöbel: “New Concepts in Robust Optimization.”

Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, 1:25-2:15pm, Freeman Auditorium

Dr. Anita Schöbel: “Integrated Optimization in Public Transportation.”

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, 1:25-2:15pm, Freeman Auditorium

Dr. Ilya Ryzhov: Balancing Large Deviations in Offline Learning

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, 3:30-4:30pm, Martin M-102

Dr. Robert Hildebrand:  Mixed-Integer Polynomial Optimization—Algorithms and Complexity for Linear and Nonlinear cases when the dimension is fixed

Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, 1:25-2:15pm, Freeman Auditorium

Dr. Ira Wheaton:  Integer Programming Models for Freight Logistics Service Network Design with In-Tree Constraints

Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, 1:25-2:15pm, Freeman Auditorium

Dr. Julie Swann:  Engineering Modeling to Assist in Eradication of Guinea Worm

Past Events

MIP2018

June 18 – 21, 2018 Clemson University, SC MIP logo

The Mixed Integer Programming (MIP) workshop series is designed to bring together the integer programming research community in an annual meeting.

MIP2018 was the 15th workshop in this series, held in June. It was hosted by the Industrial Engineering and Mathematical Sciences departments of Clemson University at the downtown Greenville, SC campus.

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