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John Chinneck

Professor, P.Eng.

Degrees:Ph.D. (Waterloo)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 5733
Office:Mackenzie 4436

Awards and Distinctions:

  • 2017 CORS Award of Merit “for numerous contributions to the theory and practice of Operations Research in Canada, and for significant contributions to the Canadian Operational Research Society”.
  • 2017 Harvey J. Greenberg Award for Service from the INFORMS Computing Society
  • 2014 NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement Grant
  • 2006 IBM Faculty Award
  • 1995 Research Achievement Award, Carleton University
  • 1988 Scholarly Achievement Award, Carleton University
  • 1977 University of Waterloo Alumni Gold Medal for academic excellence in the Faculty of Engineering upon graduation.

Research Interests:

  • Optimization: algorithms and applications
  • Concurrent algorithms for optimization, for application to very large problems
  • Nonlinear optimization (both local and global)
  • Mixed integer optimization (both linear and nonlinear)
  • Feasibility in optimization
  • Applications in numerous areas, especially classifiers, data depth, cloud computing, communications