USA Team Members

Dr. Fred Glover CEO, Optimization and Modeling Specialist

Dr. Fred Glover is CEO of Meta-Analytics, Inc., in charge of algorithmic design and strategic planning initiatives. He also holds the title of Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, at the University of Colorado, Boulder, affiliated with the Department of Applied Mathematics, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Leeds School of Business.

He has authored or co-authored more than 500 published articles and eight books in the fields of mathematical optimization, computer science,and artificial Intelligence and he co-founded and previously served as Chief Technology Officer of OptTek Systems, Inc., the leading provider of optimization software to the simulation industry.

An elected member of the U. S. National Academy of Engineering, Fred Glover is the recipient of the INFORMS Impact Prize and the John Von Neuman Theory Prize, the highest honor of the Institute of Operations Research and Management Science for distinguished lifetime contributions to the theory of operations research, management science and combinatorial optimization.

Dr. Gary Kochenberger Optimization and Modeling Specialist

Dr. Gary A. Kochenberger has a BS in electrical engineering and a PhD in Management Science from the University of Colorado. He is currently a senior member of the management team of Meta-Analytics, Inc., and a professor of Business Analytics at the University of Colorado at Denver.

His research interests include combinatorial optimization, resource allocation, pattern classification, data mining, and related areas. He has held editorial positions at several major journals and is currently on the editorial board of the journal Networks.

He has published 4 books and more than 100 articles on operations research and optimization. His work is widely cited according to Google Scholar with more than 5,000 citations, an h-index of 28, and an i10-index of 53.

Rick Hennig Optimization and Software Specialist
Dr. Yu Du Optimization Specialist
Dr. Haibo Wang Optimization and Modeling Specialist
Andy Badgett GPU Software Engineer
Rajesh Chawla Cloud and Data Architect

Additional Collaborators

Dr. Zhipeng Lu, Optimization and Modeling Specialist

Dr. Yang Wang, Optimization and Modeling Specialist

Donghao Liu, Optimization Specialist