Argonne National Laboratory

Prasanna Balaprakash

Research Interests
Research Project
Awards and Fellowships
Curriculam Vitæ
Education



Research Interests

High-performance computing, Automatic tuning, Machine learning, Derivative-free approaches for numerical optimization, and Stochastic local search algorithms for combinatorial optimization

Research

My research interests span the areas of machine learning, numerical optimization, and performance engineering. Currently, my research focus is on the design, development, and analysis of algorithms for solving large-scale problems that arise in automating the tuning of computer codes and on computationally expensive design-space explorations.

Awards and Fellowships

 

Curriculam Vitæ

CV as of December 2014. [PDF]

 

Education

Doctoral

Degree Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Sciences
Faculty IRIDIA, CoDE, Faculté des sciences appliquées
Institution Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Thesis Estimation-based metaheuristics for stochastic combinatorial optimization: Case studies in stochastic routing problems
Supervisor Prof. Marco Dorigo
Co-supervisors Dr. Mauro Birattari and Dr. Thomas Stützle
Conclusion January 2010

Pre-doctoral

Degree Master of Advanced Studies (Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies en Sciences Appliquées)
Faculty IRIDIA, CoDE, Faculté des sciences appliquées
Institution Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Thesis Ant Colony Optimization under Uncertainty
Supervisor Prof. Marco Dorigo
Co-supervisor Dr. Mauro Birattari
Conclusion September 2005

 

Degree Master of Science in Computer Science
Faculty Institut für Simulation und Graphik, Fakultät für Informatik
Institution Otto von Guericke - Universität Magdeburg, Germany
Thesis Preprocessing of Petri nets and improved storage strategy for proxel based simulation
Supervisor Prof. Graham Horton
Co-supervisor Dr. Sanja Lazarova-Molnar
Conclusion May 2004

 

Degree Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science
Faculty Department of Computer Science
Institution Vinayaka Missions, Periyar University Salem, India
Conclusion May 2002