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Chandra Sekhar Chekuri

Chandra Sekhar Chekuri
Chandra Sekhar Chekuri
Paul and Cynthia Saylor Professor
(217) 265-0705
3228 Siebel Center for Comp Sci

Research Areas

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Chandra Chekuri and Chao Xu. Minimum Cuts and Sparsification in Hypergraphs, 47(6), 2118–2156, 2018.
  • Chandra Chekuri and Julia Chuzhoy, Polynomial bounds for the grid-minor theorem, Journal of the ACM, 40:1-40:65 (2016).
  • Chandra Chekuri, Sreeram Kannan, Adnan Raja and Pramod Viswanath. Multicommodity Flows and Cuts in Polymatroidal Networks , SIAM Journal on Computing, 44(4): 912 - 943, 2015.
  • Chandra Chekuri, Jan Vondrak and Rico Zenklusen, Submodular Function Maximization via the Multilinear Relaxation and Contention Resolution Schemes , SIAM Journal on Computing, 43(6): 1831-1879, 2014.
  • G. C\'alinescu, C. Chekuri, M. Pal and J. Vondr\'ak : Maximizing a Monotone Submodular Function subject to a Matroid Constraint, SIAM Journal  on Computing, 40(6):1740--1766. Published online, Dec 2011.
  • Chandra Chekuri, Sanjeev Khanna, F. Bruce Shepherd: Edge-Disjoint Paths in Planar Graphs with Constant Congestion. SIAM J. Comput. 39(1): 281-301 (2009)
  • C. Chekuri and S. Khanna, "A PTAS for the Multiple Knapsack Problem," SIAM Journal on Computing, 35(3): pp. 713-728, 2006.

Journal Editorships

  • Associate Editor, Mathematics of Operations Research, March 2013- Jan 2019
  • Associate Editor, Mathematical Programming Ser A, Jan 2009-Jan 2016

Conferences Organized or Chaired

  • Program Committee Chair, ACM-SIAM SODA 2014
  • Program Committee Chair, APPROX 2005

Courses Taught

  • CS 374 - Intro to Algs & Models of Comp
  • CS 498 - Algorithms for Big Data
  • CS 498 - Theory II
  • CS 583 - Approximation Algorithms
  • CS 591 - PHD Orientation Seminar
  • CS 591 - Teaching Assistant Training
  • CS 598 - Topics in Graph Algorithms
  • ECE 374 - Intro to Algs & Models of Comp