Eli Towle, PhD
Senior Optimization Engineer at Gurobi Optimization
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Email: towle [at] gurobi [dot] com
PhD, Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2019
Advised by Jim Luedtke
Dissertation: Formulations and valid inequalities for network interdiction problems and reverse convex sets (pdf)
MS, Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2018
BA, Mathematics, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, 2014
Eli Towle and James Luedtke (2022). Intersection disjunctions for reverse convex sets. Mathematics of Operations Research, 47(1), 297-319.
Kaiyue Zheng, Laura Albert, James Luedtke, and Eli Towle (2019). A budgeted maximum multiple coverage model for cybersecurity planning and management. IISE Transactions, 51(12), 1303-1317.
Eli Towle and James Luedtke (2018). New solution approaches for the maximum-reliability stochastic network interdiction problem. Computational Management Science, 15(3), 455-477.
Eli Towle and James Luedtke. Valid inequalities and disjunctions for reverse convex sets from non-pointed polyhedral relaxations. In progress, 2022.
Journal referee: Mathematical Programming, Conference on Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization, European Journal of Operational Research, Optimization Letters.
INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 2018. "Theory of integer and nonconvex optimization."
23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Bordeaux, France, 2018. "Intersection cuts, disjunctions, and valid inequalities."
President of UW-Madison Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences student chapter, 2017-2018.