Dr. Prashant Palkar

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Diskrete Mathematik, Optimierung und Operations Research
Telefon: +49 (0)821 598-2202
Fax: +49 (0) 821 598 - 2772
E-Mail: prashant.palkar@math.uni-augsburg.de
Raum: 3034 (L1)
Adresse: Universitätsstraße 14, 86159 Augsburg

Research Interests

Mixed-integer nonlinear/linear programming, Parallel computing, Derivative-free optimization, Algorithmic Game Theory, Developing algorithms in MINOTAUR



Palkar, P. and Mahajan, A., "Mitigating Anomalies in Parallel Branch-and-Bound Based Algorithms for Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization",  accepted .


Sharma M. Palkar P., and Mahajan A., "Linearization and Parallelization Schemes for Convex Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization", Computational Optimization and Applications , 1-56, 2022. pdf


Larson J , Leyffer S , Palkar P and Wild SM , "A Method for Convex Black-Box Integer Global Optimization" , Journal of Global Optimization , 1-39, 2021. pdf


Liu Z., Rajkumar K., Leyffer S., Palkar, P. and Foster, I., "A mathematical programming- and simulation-based framework to evaluate cyberinfrastructure design choices", 13th IEEE International Conference on eScience, Auckland, New Zealand , October 24-17, 2017. pdf


Palkar, P. and Mahajan, A., "A Branch-and-Estimate heuristic procedure for solving nonconvex integer optimization problems", Workshop on Parallel Computing and Optimization (PCO), IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), Hyderabad, India, 2015. pdf


"Mitigating Anomalies in Parallel Branch-and-Bound based Algorithms for Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization", 7th biennial International Symposium on Combinatorial Optimization (ISCO), Online, May 18-20, 2022.


"Computational Complexity in Optimization", special session for the course Quantitative Techniques II, Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSOM), IIT Kharagpur, India, Online, March 25, 2022.


"Linearization and Parallelization Schemes for Convex Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization", 31rst European Conference on Operational Research (EURO 2021), University of West Attica, Athens, Greece, Online, 11 - 14 July, 2021.


"Accelerating LP, NLP, and MILP Based Algorithms for Convex MINLPs using Parallelization Schemes", 52nd Annual Convention of ORSI & International Conference, IIM Ahmedabad, India, December 15 - 18, 2019.


"Parallel Algorithms for Convex Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization", 3rd International Conference and Summer School on Numerical Computations: Theory and Algorithms (NUMTA) 2019, Calabria, Italy, June 15 – 21, 2019.


"A globally convergent simulation-based optimization algorithm with integer constraints", 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Programming 2018, Bordeaux, France, July 01 – 06, 2018.


"Mixed Integer Derivative Free Optimization", 2018 Mixed Integer Programming Workshop, Greenville, SC, USA, June 18 – 21, 2018. pdf


"MINOTAUR: Mixed Integer Nonlinear Optimization Toolkit - Algorithms, Underestimators, Relaxations", OPTSUM 2017, Mumbai, India, September 14, 2017.


"Towards global optimization of mixed-integer nonlinear programming problems", Innovation Day, JDA, Hyderabad, India, April 06, 2016.


"A parallel branch-and-bound framework for solving convex integer optimization problems", 52nd Annual Convention of ORSI & International Conference, New Delhi, India, 12th Dec, 2016.


Palkar, P. and Sambasivam, R., “Optimization of Integrated Production Planning and Distribution of raw material and finished goods from supplying plants to stockyards”, International Conference on Advances in Supply Chain and Manufacturing Management, IIT Kharagpur, India, 2011.


Sweta, B. and Palkar, P., "Centralized Optimization Suite to handle end-to-end operations of Cut and Bend centres of Tata Steel and its Associates", Operating Committee Meeting on IT and Automation,  Jamshedpur, India, 2013.