Manish Bansal

Assistant Professor

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Research Areas

Main Area:  Operations Research

  • Primary Research: Mixed Integer Programming, Stochastic and Distributionally Robust Optimization, Computational Geometry
  • Secondary Research: Production Planning, Facility Location, Healthcare, Robotics, Power Systems

 

  • Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • M.S. (Thesis), Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • B.Tech., Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India

 

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, August 2016 - Present
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, October 2014 - August 2016
  • Research Assistant,  Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University, January 2011 - July 2014
  • ISE 5405: Optimization I
  • ISE 5406: Optimization II

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Modeling and Solution of Planar Facility Location Problems with Uncertainty. Sponsor: National Science Foundation. Role: PI. Share: 100%. Aug 2018 - July 2021.

  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) - Member since 2010 
  • Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) - Member since 2016
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) - Member since 2018
  • Mathematical Optimization Society - Member since 2018
  • Recognized via Thank-a-Teacher from Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at VT, 2016
  • New Faculty Mentoring Award, Virginia Tech, 2016
  • Postdoctoral Professional Development Award, Northwestern University, 2016
  • Invited Speaker,  2015 Mixed Integer Programming (MIP) Workshop, Booth School of Business - The University of Chicago, IL (only 25 speakers were invited)
  • Best Poster Award, Mixed Integer Programming Workshop, 2013
  • Second Place, INFORMS Interactive Session Poster Competition, INFORMS Annual Meeting, 2013
  • Honorable Mention, INFORMS Student Presentation Competition, Texas A&M University, 2013
  • Second Prize, Oral Presentation Competition, Student Research Week, Texas A&M University, 2012
  • Merit Scholarship, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2008-09 and 2009-10

Manish Bansal

Manish Bansal
Manish Bansal
  • 540-231-6636
  • bansal@vt.edu
  • 227 Durham Hall
    (MC 0118)
    1145 Perry Street
    Blacksburg, VA 24061