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Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of
M.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida, 2009
M.S., Applied Mathematics, Nankai University, China, 2007
B.S., Computational Mathematics, Wuhan University, China, 2004
Research & Teaching Interests
Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization
Stochastic Programming and Robust Optimization
Energy and Water Systems Modeling and Optimization
Data Mining and Healthcare Management
R. Chen, N. Fan, A. Pinar, J.-P.Watson, Contingency-constrained unit commitment with post-contingency corrective recourse, Annals of Operations Research, DOI: 10.1007/s10479-014-1760-x, 2015.
N. Fan, J.-P. Watson, On integer programming models for the multi-channel PMU placement problem and their solution, Energy Systems, Vol. 6(1), pp 1–19, 2015.
M. Golari, N. Fan, J.Wang, Two-stage stochastic optimal islanding operations under severe multiple contingencies in power grids, Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 114, pp 68–77, 2014.
R. Chen, A. Cohn, N. Fan, A. Pinar, Contingency-risk informed power system design, IEEE Trans. Power Systems, vol. 29(5), pp 2087–2096, 2014.
N. Fan, E. Sadeghi, P.M. Pardalos, Robust support vector machines with polyhedral uncertainty of the input data, Learning and Intelligent Optimization, pp 291–305, 2014.
Y. Huang, Q. Zheng, N. Fan, K. Aminian, Optimal scheduling for enhanced coal bed methane production through CO2 injection, Applied Energy, vol. 113, pp 1475-1483, 2014.
N. Fan, S.
Mujahid, J. Zhang, P. Georgiev, P. Papajorgji, I. Radziukyniene, B. Neugaard,
P.M. Pardalos, Nurse scheduling problem: an integer programming model with a
practical application in a VA hospital, In: P.M. Pardalos et al. (eds.) Systems Analysis Tools for Better Health
Care Delivery, Vol. 74, pp 65-98, 2013.
H. Liu, N. Fan,
P.M. Pardalos, Generalized Lagrange function and generalized weak saddle points
for a class of multiobjective fractional optimal control problems, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications,
Vol. 154(2), pp 370-381, 2012.
N. Fan, J.-P.
Watson, Solving the connected dominating set problem and power dominating set
problem by integer programming, Lecture
Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 7402, pp 371–383, 2012.
N. Fan, Q.P.
Zheng, P.M. Pardalos, Robust optimization of graph partitioning involving
interval uncertainty, Theoretical
Computer Science, Vol. 447, pp 53-61, 2012.
R. Chen, A. Cohn, N.
Fan, A. Pinar, N–k–e survivable power system design, Proc. of 12th Intl. Conf. Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power
Systems (PMAPS 2012), Istanbul, Turkey, June 10-14, 2012.
N. Fan, R. Chen,
J.-P. Watson, N–1–1 contingency-constrained optimal power flow by interdiction
methods, Proceedings of IEEE PES General
Meeting 2012, San Diego, CA, July 22-26, 2012.
N. Fan, D.
Izraelevitz, F. Pan, P.M. Pardalos, J. Wang, A mixed integer programming
approach for optimal power grid intentional islanding, Energy Systems, Vol. 3(1), pp 77-93, 2012.
N. Fan, P.M.
Pardalos, Multi-way clustering and biclustering by the Ratio cut and Normalized
cut in graphs, Journal of Combinatorial
Optimization, Vol. 23(2), pp 224-251, 2012.
N. Fan, P.M.
Pardalos, A rearrangement of adjacency matrix based approach for solving the
crossing minimization problem, Journal of
Combinatorial Optimization, Vol. 22(4), pp 747-762, 2011.
N. Fan, H. Xu, F.
Pan, P.M. Pardalos, Economic analysis of the N–k power grid contingency
selection and evaluation by graph algorithms and interdiction methods, Energy Systems, Vol. 2(3-4), pp 313–324,
N. Fan, P.M.
Pardalos, Linear and quadratic programming approaches for the general graph
partitioning problem, Journal of Global
Optimization, Vol. 48(1), pp 57-71, 2010.