• Adjunct Associate Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering
Kiavash Kianfar

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Industrial & Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University - 2007
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran - 2000
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran - 1998

Research Interests

  • Kianfar Lab (located at 2027 ETB) pursues the following research thrusts:

    Thrust A. Integer Programming Theory and Computation

    • New cutting plane theories with application in multi-module capacitated network planning
    • n-step MIR theory and its generalizations

    Thrust B. Optimization in Complex Systems

    • Structure-aware reliability analysis of state estimators in large-scale sensor systems
    • Planar maximum coverage location problem with partial coverage: a coverage problem in service networks
    • Optimal deployment of emission reduction technologies in large fleets

    Thrust C. Bioinformatics: Algorithms, Optimization, and Software}

    • FAMOUS: Fast Approximate string Matching using OptimUm search Schemes

    Map2Peak: From unmapped reads to ChIP-Seq peaks in half the time

    Awards & Honors

    • For a complete list, please refer to Kianfar Lab website

    Selected Publications

    For the complete list of publications, please visit the publications section of the Kianfar Lab website.