Curriculum Vitae

Work experience

2010 – Present: Associate professor at Maastricht University
2005-2010: Assistant professor at Maastricht University
2003-2005: Postdoc at Maastricht University
1999-2003: PhD-student at Maastricht University
1996-1999: Head of R&D at “Zolotaya Korona” (Golden Crown) (Novosibirsk, Russia)
1994-1996: Business analyst, and then the head of R&D at Siberian Trade Bank (Novosibirsk, Russia)
1992-1999: Part-time research assistant at Sobolev Institute of Mathematics (Novosibirsk, Russia)

Education

1999-2003: PhD in Operations Research at the Department of Quantitative Economics of Maastricht University
1992-1994: MSc in Pure & Applied Mathematics at Novosibirsk State University
1988-1992: BSc in Pure & Applied Mathematics at Novosibirsk State University
1986-1988: Novosibirsk School for Physics and Mathematics at Novosibirsk State University

International collaboration

Department of Mathematical Sciences of IBM T.J. Watson Research Center (USA)
Department of Mathematics at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece)
Higher School of Economics (Russia)
Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (France)
KU Leuven (Belgium)
Novosibirsk State University (Russia)
RWTH (Germany)
Sobolev Institute of Mathematics (Russia)
University of Bergen (Norway)
University of Liège (Belgium)
University of Montpellier (France)
University of Orléans (France)
University of Warwick (UK)

Research interests

Combinatorial optimization (e.g., algorithms for pricing problems, network vulnerability problems, vertex and edge integrity in graphs, valve location, computationalgeometry)

Graph theory (esp. algorithmic graph minor theory, computing/approximation treewidth, branchwidth and pathwidth)

Scheduling (esp. scheduling with renewable resources, high multiplicity scheduling, time-cost trade-off in project scheduling)

PhD-students

Joyce van Loon – “Algorithmic pricing” (defended in 2009)
Natalya Usotskaya – “Exploiting geometric properties in combinatorial optimization” (defended in 2011)
Bert Marchal – “Treewidth: Structural properties and algorithmic insights” (defended in 2012)
Martijn van Brink - “Algorithms for logistics problems”
Andrej Winokurow - “Generalized Geometric Clustering”
Andrey Kateshov - “Algorithms for contemporary Big Data problems”

Reviewing for journals

Annals of Operations Research, Asia-Pacific Journal of Operations Research, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Computers and Operations Research, Discrete AppliedMathematics, Discrete Mathematics, Discrete Optimization, Engineering Optimization, European Journal of  Industrial Engineering, European Journal of Operational Research, IIE Transactions, Information and Computation, Information Processing Letters, INFORMS Journal on Computing, International Journal of Computer Mathematics, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Global Optimization, Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications, Journal of Scheduling, Journal of the ACM, Management Science, Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, Mathematics of Operations Research, Naval Research Logistics, Networks, Operations Research, Operations Research Letters, Optimization Letters, SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science, TOP.

Reviewing for conferences and workshops

ACM STOC, ACM SPAA, ACM-SIAM SODA, COCOON, ESA, ICALP, ISAAC, LATIN, STACS, SWAT, TAMC, WAOA, WG, ISCO

Awards

Excellent Undergraduate Educator Award (2013) at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics