Faculty Profile

Karthekeyan Chandrasekaran

Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering
Karthekeyan Chandrasekaran
Karthekeyan Chandrasekaran
Assistant Professor
301 Transportation Building
104 S. Mathews
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 300-1160

Primary Research Area

  • Operations Research


  • Bachelor of Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 2007
  • Ph.D., Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 2012

Academic Positions

  • Simons Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Sep, 2012--Aug, 2014
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, Sep, 2014--present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, Sep, 2014--present

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Resident Instruction

  • IE310+IE311 Deterministic Models in Optimization and Lab: Fall 2017
  • IE511 Integer Programming: Spring 2017, Spring 2015
  • IE598 Combinatorial Optimization: Spring 2018, Fall 2015

Research Interests

  • Randomized, Approximation Algorithms
  • Probabilistic Methods and Analysis
  • Integer Programming
  • Combinatorial Optimization

Research Areas

  • Data Analytics
  • Operations Research

Research Honors

  • College of Computing Dissertation Prize, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012