Presentations

Invited Plenary Presentations

  1. "ESCC 2015: Second International Conference on Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change," Crete, Greece, June 2015
    Title of presentation: "Long-Term Power Generation Expansion Planning With Short-Term Demand Response: Designing Electricity Policies for the Clean Power Plan for the ERCOT Power System"
  2. "NET2013: 3rd International Conference on Network Analysis," Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, May 2013
    Title of presentation: "Policy Evaluation for Power Generation Expansion Planning with Demand Response: A Dynamic Benders’ Decomposition Variant"

Conference Presentations

  1. "SIAM Conference on Uncertainty Quantification UQ16," Lausanne, Switzerland, April 2016
    Title of presentation: "Spatio-Temporal Hydro Forecasting of Multireservoir Inflows for Hydro-Thermal Scheduling"
  2. "GOR," Bad Honnef, Germany, November 2015
    Title of presentation: "Stochastic Optimization with Tolerance Level"
  3. "INFORMS Annual Meeting," Philadelphia, USA, November 2015
    Title of presentation: "Combining Sampling-based and Scenario-based Nested Benders Decomposition Methods: Application to Stochastic Hydro-Thermal Scheduling"
  4. "INFORMS Annual Meeting," Philadelphia, USA, November 2015
    Title of presentation: "Cutting Circles via Piecewise MILP"
  5. "OR 2015," Vienna, Austria, September 2015
    Title of presentation: "A Framework for Stochastic Optimization with Distributional Ambiguity"
  6. "GOR," Bad Honnef, Germany, November 2014
    Title of presentation: "Mathematical Optimization in the Energy Industry"
  7. "INFORMS Annual Meeting," San Francisco, USA, November 2014
    Title of presentation: "Strategic Bidding for Price-Maker Hydro-Electric Producers"
  8. "Optimization, Control and Applications in the Information Age," Chalkidiki, Greece, June 2014
    Title of presentation: "Natural Hazard Management for Post-Wildre Debris Flows via Global Optimization"
  9. "GOR," Regensburg, Germany, April 2014
    Title of presentation: "Column Enumeration and Column Generation for Machine Assignment in the Semi-Conductor Industry"
  10. "GOR," Bad Honnef, Germany, December 2013
    Title of presentation: "Mixed AC-DC Distribution Systems Design for Commercial Buildings through Generalized Benders Decomposition"
  11. "INFORMS Annual Meeting," Minneapolis, USA, October 2013
    Title of presentation: "Optimal Design of Mixed AC-DC Distribution Systems for Commercial Building"
  12. "International Conference on Stochastic Programming, ICSP2013," Bergamo, Italy, July 2013
    Title of presentation: "Combining Sampling-based and Scenario-based Nested Benders Decomposition Methods"
  13. "EURO XXVI," Rome, Italy, July 2013
    Title of presentation: "Optimal Bidding Strategies for Price Making Hydro Electric Producers"
  14. "Systems & Optimization Aspects of Smart Grid Challenges 2013," Tuscon, USA, March 2013
    Title of presentation: "A Practical Introduction to Optimal Power Flow"
  15. "GOR," Bad Honnef, Germany, November 2012
    Title of presentation: "Combining Sampling-based and Scenario-based Nested Benders Decomposition Methods"
  16. "INFORMS Annual Meeting," Phoenix, USA, October 2012
    Title of presentation: "Renewable Electricity Policies Comparison in the Long Run using Decomposition Methods"
  17. "INFORMS Annual Meeting," Phoenix, USA, October 2012
    Title of presentation: "Network Interdiction via a Critical Disruption Path"
  18. "ISMP," Berlin, Germany, August 2012
    Title of presentation: "Good Linear Approximations for MINLP Problems with Tolerance Guarantee"
  19. "GOR," Karlsruhe, Germany, April 2012
    Title of presentation: "Rapid Prototyping of Decomposition Algorithms"
    joint talk with Dr. Michael Bussieck
  20. "HPSC2012," Hanoi, Vietnam, March 2012
    Title of presentation: "Optimal Linear Approximations of MINLP Problems"
  21. "INFORMS Annual Meeting," Charlotte, USA, November 2011
    Title of presentation: "Marginal CO2 Emissions Allowances Investment Cost for Hydro-Dominated Power Systems"
  22. "OR 2011," Zurich, Switzerland, August/September 2011
    Title of presentation: "Optimal Expansion for CO2 Emission Constrained Hydro-Dominated Power Systems"
  23. "OR 2011," Zurich, Switzerland, August/September 2011
    Session: GOR PhD Awards 2011
    Title of presentation: "A Unified State-space and Scenario Tree Framework for Multi-stage Stochastic Optimization"
  24. "IIE Annual Conference and Expo," Reno, USA, May 2011
    Title of presentation: "Calculating the Marginal CO2 Emissions Allowances Investment Cost for Hydro-Dominated Power Systems"
  25. "CMS - Computational Management Science," Neuchatel, Switzerland, April 2011
    Title of presentation: "Scenario Tree Approach for Stochastic Dual Dynamic Programming"
  26. "15th Combinatorial Optimization Workshop," Aussois, France, January 2011
    Title of presentation: "Two-Stage Stochastic Minimum s-t Cut Problem and Total Unimodularity"
  27. "INFORMS Annual Meeting," Austin, USA, November 2010
    Session: "2010 Dantzig Dissertation Award Finalists"
    Title of presentation: "A Unified State-space and Scenario Tree Framework for Multi-Stage Stochastic Optimization"
  28. "INFORMS Annual Meeting," Austin, USA, November 2010
    Title of presentation: "Optimization Challenges for Energy System with CO2 Emission Targets"
  29. "Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change," Gainesville, USA, February 2010
    Title of presentation: "CO2 Emissions Allowance Effects on Optimal Expansion Planning"
  30. "Mathematical Optimization in Transportation - Airline, Public Transport, Railway," Bad Honnef, Germany, November 2009
    Title of presentation: "Branch and Price Algorithm for Multimodal Evacuation Problems"
  31. "INFORMS Annual Meeting," San Diego, USA, October 2009
    Title of presentation: "Electricity System Price and CO2 Emission Allowance System Price Modeling via Stochastic Programming"
  32. "ISMP," Chicago, USA, August 2009
    Title of presentation: "Modeling of Multiple Stochasticities in Energy Optimization Using SDP/SDDP"
  33. "EURO XXIII," Bonn, Germany, July 2009
    Title of presentation: "Optimization Applications in the Natural Gas Industry"
  34. "IEEE PowerTech 2009," Bucharest, Romania, June-July 2009
    Title of presentation: "Electricty and CO2 Emissions System Prices Modeling and Optimization"
  35. "Scheduling in the Process Industry," Bad Honnef, Germany, November 2008
    Title of presentation: "Optimal Tank Design: A Nonconvex MINLP Formulation"
  36. "MedPower 2008," Thessaloniki, Greece, November 2008
    Title of presentation: "Utilities Short-Term Power Portfolio Optimization"
  37. "INFORMS Annual Meeting," Washington, USA, October 2008
    Title of presentation: "A Review on Stochastic Optimization Algorithms for Power Systems Optimization"
  38. "INFORMS Annual Meeting," Washington, USA, October 2008
    Title of presentation: "Electricity Portfolio Optimization for Public Services: A Case Study"
  39. "Yalta Conference on Discrete and Global Optimization," Yalta, Ukraine, July-August 2008
    Title of presentation: "Unit Commitment Problem for German Public Services"
  40. "Energy, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics," Bergen, Norway, May 2008
    Title of presentation: "Portfolio Optimization for Electric Utilities: Case study for Germany"
  41. "Sensors 2008: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications," Shalimar, USA, April 2008
    Title of presentation: "Complexity Analysis for Network Flow Problems with Arc Reversals"
  42. "1st Annual Student Conference," Gainesville, USA, March 2008
    Title of presentation: "Complexity Analysis for Network Flow Problems with Arc Reversals"
  43. "INFORMS Annual Meeting," Seattle, USA, November 2007
    Title of presentation: "Packing Circles and Polygons into Rectangles"
  44. "Advances in Global Optimization: Methods and Applications," Mykonos, Greece, June 2007
    Title of presentation: "Column Enumeration based Decomposition Techniques for a Class of Non-Convex MINLP Problems"

Invited Presentations

  1. "University Duisburg-Essen," Duisburg, Germany, January 2016
    Title of presentation: "Tailored Benders Decomposition for a Long-Term Power Expansion Model with Short-Term Demand Response"
  2. "Universität der Bundeswehr München," Munich, Germany, December 2015
    Title of presentation: "Piecewise Linear Approximations towards Circle Cutting"
  3. "BASF SE," Florham Park, USA, November 2015
    Title of presentation: "Scheduling Problem Solving by a Combination of Sampling-based and Scenario-based Methods"
  4. "RWTH Aachen University," Aachen, Germany, May 2015
    Title of presentation: "Combining Sampling-based and Scenario-based Nested Benders Decomposition Methods: Application to Stochastic Hydro-Thermal Scheduling"
  5. "NREL," Golden, CO, USA, April 2015
    Title of presentation: "Incorporating Inflow Uncertainty into Fundamental Models"
  6. "BASF SE," Ludwigshafen, Germany, April 2013
    Title of presentation: "Electricity Pricing in Stochastic Power Systems"
  7. "IBM Research Labs," Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2012
    Title of presentation: "Automatic Piece-wise Linear Approximations for MINLP Problems for given Error-tolerance"
  8. "PSR Inc.," Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2012
    Title of presentation: "Automatic Piece-wise Linear Approximations for MINLP Problems for given Error-tolerance"
  9. "Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH)," Zürich, Switzerland, March 2011
    Title of presentation: "Combining Sampling Based and Scenario Based Methods: A Case Study for Stochastic Dual Dynamic Programming"
  10. "Technische Universität Berlin," Berlin, Germany, January 2011
    Title of presentation: "On the Two-Stage Stochastic Minimum s-t Cut Problem and Total Unimodularity"
  11. "NREL and NOAA ESRL," Boulder, USA, December 2010
    Title of presentation: "Calculation of Marginal CO2 Emissions Allowances Operational Cost for Hydro-Dominated Power Systems"
  12. "Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León," Monterrey, Mexico, October 2010
    Title of presentation: "Stochastic Hydro-Thermal Scheduling under CO2 Emission Constraints"
  13. "Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León," Monterrey, Mexico, October 2010
    Title of presentation: "Workshop on Stochastic Hydro-Thermal Scheduling"
  14. "Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro," Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2009
    Title of presentation: "Complexity Analysis for Static and Dynamic Maximum Flow Problems with Arc Reversals"
  15. "University of L'Aquila," L'Aquila, Italy, March 2006
    Title of presentation: "Maximum Stable Set Problem: A Branch & Cut Solver"