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Menkes van den Briel

Menkes van den Briel is a member of the optimization group at NICTA and a conjoint lecturer at the school of computer science and engineering at the University of New South Wales. Menkes is an operations research professional with a PhD in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University (see CV). His main research interests are in combinatorial optimization, mathematical programming, and automated planning and scheduling (see publications), but he has also worked in other areas and applications (see projects). His past work on airplane boarding was cited on the front page of The Wall Street Journal and in numerous other media including The New York Times, Wired, and NPR. In his spare time Menkes enjoys hiking and exploring the outdoors (see about me).