Andre Cire

Andre Cire

Assistant Professor
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Andre Augusto Cire is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management at University of Toronto Scarborough, and cross-appointed to the Operations Management area at the Rotman School of Management.

His main research interests include discrete optimization, mathematical programming, constraint programming, and practical applications of scheduling and routing. Andre's recent work focuses on hybrid methods that exploit the interface between operations management and computer science for the purpose of developing computationally efficient methods for hard and large-scale optimization problems. 

Research Interests: 

Discrete optimization, scheduling and routing applications, integration of optimization techniques, constraint programming, integer programming

Awards and Grants: 

2015   NSERC Discovery Grant; Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
2015   Gerald L. Thompson Doctoral Dissertation Award in Management Science; Carnegie Mellon University
2014   UTSC Research Competitiveness Fund; University of Toronto Scarborough
2014   2014 INFORMS Computing Society Student Paper Award; INFORMS Computing Society
2011   Egon Balas Award; Carnegie Mellon University
2008   Best Paper Award, Applications Track; The 14th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming
2009   Latin American Master's Thesis Contest in Informatics, Second Place; Latin American Center for Informatics Studies



Selected Publications - Papers


PhD, Operations Research, Carnegie Mellon University, 2014
MSc, Operations Research, Carnegie Mellon University, 2010
MSc, Computer Science, University of Campinas, 2009