Dr Ashwin Arulselvan

Senior Lecturer

Management Science

Personal statement

I joined the University in 2014 and I'm currently a Lecturer in Management Science.  I received my PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from University of Florida in 2009. I was a Research Fellow at the Center for Discrete Mathematics and its Applications at University of Warwick between  2009 and 2010. I then joined Institut für Mathematik at Technische Universität Berlin and worked as a postdoctoral fellow till 2014.



Models and exact approaches for designing multi-sink buy-at-bulk networks
Arulselvan Ashwin, Rezapour Mohsen, Welz Wolfgang A
INFORMS Journal on Computing (2017)
Many-to-one matchings with lower quotas : algorithms and complexity
Arulselvan Ashwin, Cseh Ágnes, Groß Martin, Manlove David F, Matuschke Jannik
Algorithms and Computation 26th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation, ISAAC 2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) Vol 9472, pp. 176-187 (2015)
Graph orientation and flows over time
Arulselvan Ashwin, Groß Martin, Skutella Martin
Networks Vol 66, pp. 196-209 (2015)
On the geometric rank of matching polytope
Arulselvan Ashwin
Mathematical Programming Vol 152, pp. 189-200 (2015)
An incremental algorithm for uncapacitated facility location problem
Arulselvan Ashwin, Maurer Olaf, Skutella Martin
Networks Vol 65, pp. 306–311 (2015)
Maximising the Benefits of Foreign Aid : Leveraging In-Country Financing
Morton Alec, Arulselvan Ashwin
International Public Policy Institute Policy Brief International Public Policy Institute Policy Brief (2015)

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Ashwin has been teaching at various levels including the MSc programme and the Undergraduate level. He is currently the course coordinator for a first year undergraduate class and an MSc class. He has also taught a short course in the doctoral programme of Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai. 

Professional activities

Approximation schemes for bilevel optimisation problem
Optimization Letters (Journal)
Editorial board member
6th International Conference on Machine Learning, Optimization, and Data Science
Member of programme committee
Airforce Research Laboratory
Visiting researcher
5th International Conference on Machine Learning, Optimization, and Data Science
Member of programme committee
2nd IMA and OR Society Conference on Mathematics of Operational Research
Invited speaker

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KTP-Scottish Water
Walls, Lesley (Principal Investigator) Arulselvan, Ashwin (Co-investigator) Barlow, Euan (Co-investigator) Quigley, John (Co-investigator) Revie, Matthew (Co-investigator)
08-Jan-2016 - 07-Jan-2018

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