Neng Fan

Assistant Professor

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Educational Background

     Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida, 2011
     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

Selected Publications

  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, 2011.

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.

University of Arizona College of Engineering