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Kaarthik Sundar

Post-doctoral Researcher
CNLS

Infrastructure Systems, Unmanned Vehicles, Global Optimization

Kaarthik Sundar

Office: TA-3, Bldg 1690, Room 121
Mail Stop: B258
Phone: (505) 665-7354
Fax: (505) 665-7652

kaarthik@lanl.gov
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Research highlight
     Educational Background/Employment:

    • Ph.D. (2016) Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station.

    • M.S. (2012) Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station.

    • B.Tech (2010) Electrical and Electronics Engineering, College of Engg., Guindy, Anna Univ, Chennai.

    Research Interests:

    • Path planning and routing for autonomous vehicles

    • Cooperative localization in GPS-denied enviroments

    • Global optimization for Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Programs

    • Optimization and control for Energy Systems

    • Numerical optimal control

    Selected Recent Publications:

      Google Scholar

      1. K. Sundar , S. Rathinam. Generalized multiple depot traveling salesmen problem--Polyhedral study and exact algorithm , Computers & Operations Research (2016).

      2. K. Sundar , S. Rathinam. Multiple depot ring star problem: a polyhedral study and an exact algorithm , Journal of Global Optimization (2017).

      3. K. Sundar , S. Rathinam. Algorithms for heterogeneous, multiple depot, multiple unmanned vehicle path planning problems , Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems (2016).

      4. K. Sundar , C. Coffrin, H. Nagarajan, R. Bent. Probabilistic Interdiction for Power Systems , Networks, Wiley Online Library (Under review) (2017).

      5. K. Sundar, H. Nagarajan, L. Roald, S. Misra, R. Bent, D. Bienstock. A Modified Benders Decomposition for Chance-Constrained Unit Commitment with N-1 Security and Wind Uncertainty , Working paper (2017).

      6. H. Nagarajan, M. Lu, S. Wang, R. Bent, K. Sundar. An Adaptive, Multivariate Partitioning Algorithm for Global Optimization of Nonconvex Programs , Journal of Global Optimization (Under review) (2017).
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