Dissertations

2016

  • S. Wang, “Innovative applications of robust optimization for long-term decision-making,” PhD Thesis, 2016. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{Wa2016,
    author = {S. Wang},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Innovative Applications of Robust Optimization for Long-term Decision-making},
    year = {2016},
    }

2015

  • D. Li, “Exploring the power of rescaling,” PhD Thesis, 2015. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{li2015,
    author = {D. Li},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Exploring the Power of Rescaling},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • X. Tang, “Big data optimization in machine learning,” PhD Thesis, 2015. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{XTang2015,
    author = {X. Tang},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Big Data Optimization in Machine Learning },
    year = {2015}
    }
  • [Download PDF] Z. Han, “Primal-dual active-set methods in nonlinear optimization,” PhD Thesis, 2015. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{han2015,
    author = {Z. Han},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Primal-Dual Active-Set Methods in Nonlinear Optimization},
    url = {http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~pubs/files/Zheng_Han.pdf},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • [PDF] [Download PDF] Y. Song, “Optimization theory and dynamical systems: invariant sets and invariance preserving discretization methods,” PhD Thesis, 2015. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{song2015,
    author = {Y. Song},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Optimization Theory and Dynamical Systems: Invariant Sets and Invariance
    Preserving Discretization Methods},
    url = {http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~pubs/files/Song2015.pdf},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • [Download PDF] M. Moarefdoost, “Optimization models for electricity networks and renewable energy under uncertainty,” PhD Thesis, 2015. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{moarefdoost2015,
    author = {M. Moarefdoost},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Optimization Models for Electricity Networks and Renewable Energy under Uncertainty},
    url = {http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~pubs/files/MohsenMoarefdoost.pdf},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • F. Chen, “Power optimization in electricity networks,” PhD Thesis, 2015. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{fchen2015,
    author = {F. Chen},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Power Optimization in Electricity Networks},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • [Download PDF] X. Bai, “Enhanced first-order methods in convex and nonconvex optimization,” PhD Thesis, 2015. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{xbai2015,
    author = {X. Bai},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Enhanced first-order methods in convex and nonconvex optimization},
    url= {http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~pubs/files/Xi_Bai.pdf},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • H. Wang, “Practical enhancements in sequential quadratic optimization: infeasibility detection, subproblem solvers, and penalty parameter updates,” PhD Thesis, 2015. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{hwang2015,
    author = {H. Wang},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Practical Enhancements in Sequential Quadratic Optimization: Infeasibility Detection, Subproblem Solvers, and Penalty Parameter Updates},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • X. Que, “Randomized algorithms for nonconvex nonsmooth optimization,” PhD Thesis, 2015. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{xque2015,
    author = {X. Que},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Randomized Algorithms for Nonconvex Nonsmooth Optimization},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • [Download PDF] T. Xiao, “Robust healthcare financing systems,” PhD Thesis, 2015. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{txiao2015,
    author = {T. Xiao},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Robust Healthcare Financing Systems},
    url = {http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~pubs/files/TengjiaoXiao.pdf},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • [Download PDF] R. Chen, “Stochastic derivative-free optimization of noisy functions,” PhD Thesis, 2015. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{rchen2015,
    author = {R. Chen},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Stochastic Derivative-Free Optimization of Noisy Functions},
    url = {http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~pubs/files/R_Chen.pdf},
    year = {2015}
    }

2014

  • [Download PDF] Y. Dong, “Robust performance attribution analysis in investment management,” PhD Thesis, 2014. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{ydong2014,
    author = {Y. Dong},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Robust performance attribution analysis in investment management},
    url= {http://search.proquest.com/docview/1619365606},
    year = {2014}
    }
  • [Download PDF] E. Cetinkaya, “Essays in robust and data driven risk management,” PhD Thesis, 2014. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{elcin2014,
    author = {E. Cetinkaya},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Essays in robust and data driven risk management},
    url={http://preserve.lehigh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2450&context=etd},
    year = {2014}
    }
  • [Download PDF] L. He, “Multi-echelon inventory optimization and demand-side management: models and algorithms,” PhD Thesis, 2014. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{linhe2014,
    author = {L. He},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization and Demand-Side Management: Models and Algorithms},
    url={http://preserve.lehigh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2504&context=etd},
    year = {2014}
    }
  • A. Hasanzadeh, “Two-stage stochastic mixed integer optimization,” PhD Thesis, 2014. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{anahita2014,
    author = {A. Hasanzadeh},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Two-stage Stochastic Mixed Integer Optimization},
    year = {2014}
    }
  • [Download PDF] M. Mut, “Curvature as a complexity bound in interior-point methods,” PhD Thesis, 2014. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{mmut2014,
    Author = {M. Mut},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Curvature as a Complexity Bound in Interior-Point Methods},
    url = {http://preserve.lehigh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2568&context=etd},
    year = {2014}
    }

2013

  • J. Wang, “Advances in Integrated Decomposition Methods for Integer Programming,” PhD Thesis, 2013. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{jwang2013,
    author = {{J. Wang}},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {{Advances in Integrated Decomposition Methods for Integer Programming}},
    year = {2013}
    }
  • [Download PDF] J. Goez, “Mixed Integer Second Order Cone Optimization, Disjunctive Conic Cuts: Theory and experiments,” PhD Thesis, 2013. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{jgoez2013,
    author = {{J. Goez}},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {{Mixed Integer Second Order Cone Optimization, Disjunctive Conic Cuts: Theory and experiments}},
    url = {http://phd.ie.lehigh.edu/~jgoez/wp-content/uploads/thesisJCGoez.pdf},
    year = {2013}
    }

2012

  • [Download PDF] T. Seyhan, “Network design under competition,” PhD Thesis, 2012. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{tse2012,
    author = {{T. Seyhan}},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Network Design under Competition},
    url= {http://preserve.lehigh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2266&context=etd},
    year = {2012}
    }
  • [Download PDF] R. Duzgun, “Robust optimization with multiple ranges and chance constraints,” PhD Thesis, 2012. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{ruk2012,
    author = {R. Duzgun},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Robust Optimization with Multiple Ranges and Chance Constraints},
    url={http://preserve.lehigh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2300&context=etd},
    year = {2012}
    }
  • [Download PDF] C. Latifoglu, “Models for production planning and power procurement portfolios,” PhD Thesis, 2012. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{cla2012,
    author = {C. Latifoglu},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Models for Production Planning and Power Procurement Portfolios},
    url= {http://preserve.lehigh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2255&context=etd},
    year = {2012}
    }

2011

  • [Download PDF] C. Mancilla, “Algorithms for stochastic scheduling problems in health care delivery,” PhD Thesis, 2011. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{cma2011,
    author = {C. Mancilla},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Algorithms for Stochastic Scheduling Problems in Health Care Delivery},
    url = {http://preserve.lehigh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2326&context=etd},
    year = {2011}
    }
  • [Download PDF] S. Mansour, “Mortgage pricing models,” PhD Thesis, 2011. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{sma2011,
    author = {S. Mansour},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Mortgage Pricing Models},
    url = {http://preserve.lehigh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2078&context=etd},
    year = {2011}
    }
  • [Download PDF] D. Scansaroli, “Fractional brownian motion models in finance,” PhD Thesis, 2011. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{dsc2011,
    author = {D. Scansaroli},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Fractional Brownian Motion Models in Finance},
    url = {http://preserve.lehigh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2325&context=etd},
    year = {2011}
    }
  • [Download PDF] A. Uygur, “Acceleration and stabilization techniques for column generation applied to capacitated resource management problems,” PhD Thesis, 2011. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{alp2011,
    author = {A. Uygur},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Acceleration and Stabilization Techniques for Column Generation Applied to Capacitated Resource Management Problems},
    url = {http://preserve.lehigh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2099&context=etd},
    year = {2011}
    }
  • [Download PDF] D. P. Grace, “Completing the information chain: on the theory of optimal information acquisition for quantitative decision making,” PhD Thesis, 2011. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{dpg2011,
    author = {D.P. Grace},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Completing the Information Chain: On the Theory of Optimal Information Acquisition for Quantitative Decision Making},
    url = {http://preserve.lehigh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2152&context=etd},
    year = {2011}
    }
  • [Download PDF] S DeNegre, “Interdiction and Discrete Bilevel Linear Programming,” PhD Thesis, 2011. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{SDeNegre2011,
    author = {{S DeNegre}},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {{Interdiction and Discrete Bilevel Linear Programming}},
    url = {http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~ted/files/papers/ScottDeNegreDissertation11.pdf},
    year = {2011}
    }

2010

  • Z. Atan, “Inventory management for multi-echelon supply chains,” PhD Thesis, 2010. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{zat2010,
    author = {Z. Atan},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Inventory Management for Multi-Echelon Supply Chains},
    year = {2010}
    }

2009

  • [Download PDF] Z. Akca, “Integrated Location, Routing, and Scheduling Problems: Models and Algorithms,” PhD Thesis, 2009. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{Akca2009,
    author = {Akca, Z},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {{Integrated Location, Routing, and Scheduling Problems: Models and Algorithms}},
    url = {http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~ted/files/papers/ZelihaAkcaDissertation09.pdf},
    year = {2009}
    }
  • [Download PDF] M. V. Galati, “Decomposition in Integer Programming,” PhD Thesis, 2009. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{Galati2009,
    author = {Galati, M V},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {{Decomposition in Integer Programming}},
    url = {http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~ted/files/papers/MatthewGalatiDissertation09.pdf},
    year = {2009}
    }
  • [Download PDF] A. Mahajan, “On Selecting Disjunctions in Mixed Integer Linear Programming,” PhD Thesis, 2009. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{Mahajan2009,
    author = {Mahajan, A},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {{On Selecting Disjunctions in Mixed Integer Linear Programming}},
    url = {http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~ted/files/papers/AshutoshMahajanDissertation09.pdf},
    year = {2009}
    }
  • [Download PDF] M. Güzelsoy, “Dual Methods in Mixed Integer Linear Programming,” PhD Thesis, 2009. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{Guzelsoy2009,
    author = {G\"{u}zelsoy, M},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {{Dual Methods in Mixed Integer Linear Programming}},
    url = {http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~ted/files/papers/MenalGuzelsoyDissertation09.pdf},
    year = {2009}
    }
  • [Download PDF] J. Ostrowski, “Symmetry in mixed integer programming,” PhD Thesis, 2009. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{Ostrowski2009,
    author = "Ostrowski, J",
    school = "Lehigh University",
    title = "Symmetry in Mixed Integer Programming",
    url = "http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~pubs/files/ostrowski_phd_thesis.pdf",
    year = "2009"
    }
  • [Download PDF] U. Janjarassuk, “Using the computational grid for the effective solution of stochastic programs,” PhD Thesis, 2009. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{Janjarassuk2009,
    author = "Janjarassuk, U",
    school = "Lehigh University",
    title = "Using the Computational Grid for the Effective Solution of Stochastic Programs",
    url = "http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~pubs/files/janjarassuk_phd_thesis.pdf",
    year = "2009"
    }

2008

  • H. Jeon, “Location-inventory models with supply disruptionslocation-inventory models with supply disruptions,” PhD Thesis, 2008. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{hje2010,
    author = {H. Jeon},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Location-Inventory Models with Supply DisruptionsLocation-Inventory Models with Supply Disruptions},
    year = {2008}
    }
  • Y. Rong, “Studying the impact of supply uncertainty on multi-echelon supply chains,” PhD Thesis, 2008. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{yro2080,
    author = {Y. Rong},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Studying the Impact of Supply Uncertainty on Multi-Echelon Supply Chains},
    year = {2008}
    }
  • [Download PDF] W. Glankwamdee, “Branch and bound on computational grids,” PhD Thesis, 2008. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{Glankwamdee2008,
    author = "Glankwamdee, W",
    school = "Lehigh University",
    title = "Branch and Bound on Computational Grids",
    url = "http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~pubs/files/glankwamdee_phd_thesis.pdf",
    year = "2008"
    }
  • [Download PDF] K. Abhishek, “Topics in mixed integer nonlinear programming,” PhD Thesis, 2008. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{Abhishek2008,
    author = "Abhishek, K",
    school = "Lehigh University",
    title = "Topics in Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming",
    url = "http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~pubs/files/abhishek_phd_thesis.pdf",
    year = "2008"
    }

2007

  • A. Schmitt, “Strategic inventory management for supply chains subject to supply uncertainty,” PhD Thesis, 2007. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{ams2007,
    author = {A. Schmitt},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {Strategic Inventory Management for Supply Chains Subject to Supply Uncertainty},
    year = {2007}
    }
  • [Download PDF] Y. Xu, “Scalable Algorithms for Parallel Tree Search,” PhD Thesis, 2007. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{Xu2007,
    author = {Xu, Y},
    school = {Lehigh University},
    title = {{Scalable Algorithms for Parallel Tree Search}},
    url = {http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~ted/files/papers/YanXuDissertation07.pdf},
    year = {2007}
    }

2005

  • J. Goncalves, “Extensions of von neumanns algorithm for linear programming,” PhD Thesis, 2005. [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{Goncalves2005,
    author = "Goncalves, J",
    school = "Lehigh University",
    title = "Extensions of von Neumanns Algorithm for Linear Programming",
    year = "2005"
    }

2004

  • [Download PDF] W. Glankwamdee, “Lookahead branching for mixed integer programming,” Master Thesis, 2004. [Bibtex]
    @mastersthesis{Glankwamdee2004,
    author = "Glankwamdee, W",
    school = "Lehigh University",
    title = "lookahead Branching for Mixed Integer Programming",
    url = "http://coral.ie.lehigh.edu/~pubs/files/glankwamdee_ms_thesis.pdf",
    year = "2004"
    }