Curriculum Vitae

[IMAGE 
of]    Jadranka Skorin-Kapov

     Professor of Operations Research
     Stony Brook University
     College of Business
     Harriman Hall 323
     Stony Brook, NY 11794-3775, USA
     e-mail jadranka.skorin-kapov@stonybrook.edu
     phone (631) 632-7426 ;   fax (631) 632-9412

EDUCATION

2007      Ph.D. in Philosophy , Department of Philosophy , Stony Brook University. Dissertation title: Beyond Anticipation: Exceeding of Expectation and Aesthetics
1987      Ph.D. in Operations Research , Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration , University of British Columbia , Canada. Dissertation title: Quadratic Programming: Quantitative Analysis and Polynomial Running Time Algorithms

2012      M.A. in Art History and Criticism , Department of Art , Stony Brook University. Thesis title: Piet Mondrian: The Promise of Universality and Harmony
2002      M.A. in Philosophy , Department of Philosophy , Stony Brook University. Thesis title: A Symmetric Approach to Definite and Indefinite Descriptions
1983      M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics , Department of Mathematics , University of Zagreb , Croatia. Thesis title: Quadratic Integer Programming

1977      B.Sc in Applied Mathematics , Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb, Croatia


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1998-current    Professor ,
College of Business , Stony Brook University

1993-1998       Associate Professor , W.A. Harriman School for Management and Policy , Stony Brook University

1988-1993       Assistant Professor , Harriman School for Management and Policy, Stony Brook University

1987-1988       Visiting Assistant Professor , Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration , The University of British Columbia, Canada

1984-1987       Research and Teaching Assistant , Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration , The University of British Columbia, Canada

1978-1984       Application Engineer for Statistical and Mathematical Programming Applications , University Computing Center , Zagreb , Croatia


NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION AWARDS

1999-2001      (Networking and Communications Research) Title: On Design Optimization in Optical Networks

1997-1998      (Design and Manufacturing Systems / Decision, Risk and Management Science / NSFNET) Title: Cost Allocation in Communication Networks

1993-1995      (Design and Manufacturing Systems) Title: On Heuristic Search for Combinatorial Optimization

1992-1995      (Mathematical Sciences / Geography) Title: Sensitivity of Solutions to Problem of Locating Interacting Hub Facilities

1989-1992      (Design and Manufacturing Systems) Title: Heuristic Search Techniques Applied to Nonlinear Integer Programming

OTHER GRANTS AND AWARDS

2007 United University Professions, Individual Development Award, Stony Brook University

2003 United University Professions, Individual Development Award, Stony Brook University

2002 United University Professions, Individual Development Award, Stony Brook University

2001 United University Professions, Individual Development Award, Stony Brook University

2000 United University Professions, Individual Development Award, Stony Brook University

1998-1999 Fulbright Fellowship (Lecturing/Research in Croatia)

1995 National Science Foundation grant: Advanced Computing Resources from the National Science Supercomputing Center

1993 Term Faculty Development Award (NY State UUP)

1989 Acceptance at the AACSB Advanced MIS Faculty Development Institute, Indiana University

1989 Travel Grant - Stony Brook University

1987-1988 University of British Columbia, Commerce Endowment research grant

1987-1988 University of British Columbia HSS research grant

1986-1987 University of British Columbia Graduate Fellowship

1986 University of British Columbia Summer Graduate Fellowship

1984-1985 Dean Earle D. MacPhee Memorial Fellowship in Commerce and Business Administration, University of British Columbia


AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST

Discrete Optimization: applications to telecommunications, location and layout, scheduling, manufacturing design; development of algorithms (heuristic search and learning, and polynomial algorithms for special cases); sensitivity issues.


AREAS OF TEACHING INTEREST

Operations Research, Operations Management, Decision Science, Systems Analysis and Design.


PUBLICATIONS

2012. J. Skorin-Kapov, D. Skorin-Kapov, H. Podnar, "Core Node Location Problem: Heuristic Solvability via Tabu Search," International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management Vol. 18(1), 71-86.

2012. D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "A Note on Steiner Tree Games," Networks Vol. 59, Issue 2, 215-225 First published in Wiley Online Library 2011 , Wiley Periodical, Inc. as 2011-DOI 10.1002/net, p 1-11.

2009. J. Skorin-Kapov, D. Skorin-Kapov, "Trends, Optimization and Management of Optical Networks," Handbook of Research on Telecommunications Planning and Management (Ed. In Lee), IGI Global - Information Science Reference, Advances in E-Business Series (AEBR) book series, 941-956.

2008. J. Skorin-Kapov, D. Skorin-Kapov, "MILP Formulations and Quantitative Analysis for the Core Node Location Problem," International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management Vol.14(1), 17-27.

2007. J. Skorin-Kapov, D. Skorin-Kapov, V. Boljuncic, "On Management of Optical Networks: Utilization versus Cost", in Journal of Applied Business and Economics , Vol. 7(2), 58-70.

2006. D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov and V. Boljuncic, "Network Location Problems in Telecommunications", in Handbook of Optimization in Telecommunications (Ed. P.M. Pardalos and M.G.C. Resende), Springer Science, Chapter 20, 517-544.

2005. D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "Threshold Based Discounting Networks: The Cost Allocation Provided by the Nucleolus", European Journal of Operational Research Vol.166, 154-159.

2004. V. Boljuncic, D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "A Tabu Search Approach Towards Congestion And Total Flow Minimization in Optical Networks", Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering Vol. 13, No.2, 180-201.

2003. H. Podnar and J. Skorin-Kapov, "Genetic Algorithm for Network Cost Minimization Using Threshold Based Discounting", Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences Vol. 7(4), 207-228.

2002. H. Podnar and J. Skorin-Kapov,"An Application of a Genetic Algorithm for Throughput Optimization in Non-broadcast WDM Optical Networks with Regular Topologies", Mathematical Communications Vol. 7, 45-59.

2002. H. Podnar and J. Skorin-Kapov,"A Genetic Algorithm for Optimizing Throughput in Non-Broadcast WDM Optical Networks", Hybrid Information Systems (Eds. A. Abraham and M. Koeppen), Physica Verlag, Heidelberg, 323-338.

2002. H. Podnar and J. Skorin-Kapov, D. Skorin-Kapov, "Network Cost Minimization Using Threshold Based Discounting", European Journal of Operational Research Vol. 137(2), 371-386.

2001. V. Boljuncic, D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "On Delay versus Congestion in Designing Rearrangeable Multihop Lightwave Networks", Journal of Computing and Information Technology Vol.9(3), 213-218.

2001. J. Skorin-Kapov and W. Tang, "Training Artificial Neural Networks: Backpropagation via Nonlinear Optimization", Journal of Computing and Information Technology Vol. 9(1), 1-14.

1998. J. Skorin-Kapov and J.-F. Labourdette, "On Minimum Congestion Routing in Broadcast Optical Networks With regular and Arbitrary Topologies", Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS) Series: Multichannel Optical Networks: Theory and Practice Vol.46, 143-155.

1998. J. Skorin-Kapov and J.-F. Labourdette, "Rearrangeable Multihop Lightwave Networks: Congestion Minimization on Regular Topologies", Telecommunication Systems 9, 113-132.

1997. J. Skorin-Kapov and J.-F. Labourdette, "On Throughput Optimization in Optical Networks With Regular and Arbitrary Topologies", Journal of Computing and Information Technology Vol.5(4), 219-230.

1997. J. Skorin-Kapov, "On Strongly Polynomial Algorithms for Some Classes of Quadratic Programming Problems," Mathematical Communications 2, 95-105.

1997. F. Granot, J. Skorin-Kapov, A. Tamir, "Using Quadratic Programming to Solve High Multiplicity Scheduling Problems on Parallel Machines", Algorithmica, Vol.17(2), 100-110.

1996. M. O'Kelly, D. Bryan, D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "Hub Network Design with Single and Multiple Allocation: A Computational Study of the Role of the Interhub Discount Factor", Location Science, Vol.4(3), 125-138.

1996. D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, M. O'Kelly, "Tight Linear Programming Relaxations of P-Hub Median problems",European Journal of Operational Research, Vol.94, 582-593.

1995. J. Skorin-Kapov and J.-F. Labourdette, "On Minimum Congestion Routing in Logically Rearrangeable Multihop Lightwave Networks", Journal of Heuristics, Vol.1, 129-145.

1995. D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "On Hub Location Problems", Journal of Computing and Information Technology, Vol.3(3), 183-192.

1995. M. O'Kelly, D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "An Improved Lower Bound Estimate for the Hub Location Problem", Management Science, Vol.41(4), 713-721.

1995. J. Chakrapani, J. Skorin-Kapov, "Mapping Tasks to Processors to Minimize Communication Time in a Multiprocessor System", in "The Impact of Emerging Technologies of Computer Science and Operations Research", Kluwer Academic Publishers, 45-64.

1994. J. Chakrapani, J. Skorin-Kapov, "A Constructive Method for Improving Lower Bounds for a Class of Quadratic Assignment Problems", Operations Research, Vol.42(5), 837-845.

1994. D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "On Tabu Search for the Location of Interacting Hub Facilities", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol.73(3), 501-508.

1994. J. Skorin-Kapov, "Extensions of Tabu Search Adaptation to the Quadratic Assignment Problem," Computers and Operations Research, Vol.21(8), 855-865.

1994. J. Chakrapani, J. Skorin-Kapov, "A Constructive Method to Improve Lower Bounds for the Quadratic Assignment Problem", Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS) Series 16 :Quadratic Assignment and Related Problems, American Mathematical Society (ed. P. Pardalos and H. Wolkowicz), 161-171.

1993. J. Chakrapani, J. Skorin-Kapov, "Massively Parallel Tabu Search for the Quadratic Assignment problem", Annals of Operations Research Vol.41, 327-341.

1993. J. Chakrapani, J. Skorin-Kapov, "Connection Machine Implementation of a Tabu Search Algorithm for the Traveling Salesman Problem", Journal of Computing and Information Technology Vol.1(1), 29-36.

1993. J. Skorin-Kapov , A. Vakharia, "Scheduling a Flow-Line Manufacturing Cell: A Tabu Search Approach", International Journal of Production Research Vol. 31(7), 1721-1734.

1993. F. Granot, J. Skorin-Kapov, "On Polynomial Solvability of the High Multiplicity Total Weighted Tardiness Problem", Discrete Applied Mathematics Vol.41, 139-146.

1992. J. Chakrapani, J. Skorin-Kapov, "A Connectionist Approach to the Quadratic Assignment Problem", Computers and Operations Research Vol.19(3/4), 287-295.

1990. J. Skorin-Kapov, "Tabu Search Applied to the Quadratic Assignment Problem," ORSA Journal on Computing, Vol.2(1), 33-45.

1990. F. Granot, J. Skorin-Kapov, "Some Proximity and Sensitivity Results in Quadratic Integer Programming", Mathematical Programming Vol.47, 259-268.

1990. F. Granot, J. Skorin-Kapov, "Towards a Strongly Polynomial Algorithm For Strictly Convex Quadratic Programs: An Extension of Tardos' Algorithm", Mathematical Programming Vol.46, 225-236.

1989. F. Granot, J. Skorin-Kapov, "Simultaneous Approximation in Quadratic Integer Programming", Operations Research Letters Vol.8(5), 251-255.

1987. J. Skorin-Kapov, F. Granot, "Nonlinear Integer Programming: Sensitivity Analysis for Branch and Bound", Operations Research Letters Vol. 6(6), 269-274.


PUBLICATIONS IN REFERRED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

2007. D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "A Cost Allocation Scheme for Multicasting", Proceedings of the NEAC (Networking and Electronic Commerce Research Conference) in Riva del Garda, Italy, October 18 -21.

2007. J. Skorin-Kapov, D. Skorin-Kapov, V. Boljuncic, "On Management of Optical Networks: Utilization versus Cost", Proceedings of the 8th National Business and Economics Society Conference, Puerto Rico, March 5-8.

2003. D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "On the Nucleolus of the Threshold Based Discounting Network (TBDN) Game,", Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces, 525-530, Cavtat, June 16-19.

2003. D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "On Economies of Scale and Cooperation in Communication Networks With Threshold Based Discounting", Proceedings of the National Business and Economic Society Conference, St. Thomas, March 5-8.

2002. J. Skorin-Kapov, "On Heuristic Solvability and Applicability of the Quadratic Assignmnet Problem," Operational Research Proceedings KOI2002, Trogir, October 2-4.

2002. V. Boljuncic, D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "Some Efficiency Issues in Designing Optical Networks", Proceedings of the National Business and Economic Society Conference, Maui, Hawaii, March 6-9.

2001. V. Boljuncic, D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "On Delay Versus Congestion in Designing Rearrangeable Multihop Lightwave Networks", Proceedings "Information Technology Interfaces ITI2001", Pula, June 17-20.

2001. V. Boljuncic, D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "A Design of Rearrangeable Multihop Lightwave Networks: A Multicriteria Approach", Proceedings 4th Metaheuristics International Conference MIC 2001, Porto, Portugal, July 16-20.

2000. H. Podnar, D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "Cost Minimization of Networks with Threshold Based Discounting", Proceedings INFORMS/KORMS, Seoul, South Korea, June 16-20.

1998. H. Podnar, J. Skorin-Kapov, "On Network Design: Cost Minimization via Amalgamation of Flows", Proceedings SoftCOM'98, October 14-17, pg. 521-530.

1998. J. Skorin-Kapov, J.F. Labourdette, "On Congestion Minimization in Broadcast Optical Networks", proceedings MIPRO'98, Opatija May 18-22.

1997. J. Skorin-Kapov, J.F. Labourdette, "On Throughput optimization in optical networks with regular and arbitrary topologies", Proceedings "Information Technology InterfacesITI97", Pula, June 17-20.

1997. L. Neralic, B. Reljic, J. Skorin-Kapov, "On the selection of the maximal internal rate of return", Proceedings 20th Meeting of the EURO Working Group on Financial Modelling, Dubrovnik, April 20-24.

1996. J. Skorin-Kapov, J.F. Labourdette, "On heuristic solvability of the congestion minimization problem in optical networks with regular topologies: a tabu search approach", Proceedings "Broadband and Multimedia Workshop", the Department of Telecommunications, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, the University of Zagreb, Nov 10-12.

1996. J. Skorin-Kapov, J.F. Labourdette, "On minimal congestion routing in optical networks", Proceedings 6th Croatian Conference in Operations Research, Rovinj, October 1-3.

1995. D. Skorin-Kapov, J. Skorin-Kapov, "On Hub Location Problems", Proceedings of the 17th International Conference "Information Technology Interfaces" Pula, June 13-16.

1993. J. Chakrapani, J. Skorin-Kapov, "On a Constructive Approach to Generate Lower Bounds for the Quadratic Assignment Problem", Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Operational Research, KOI'93, Rovinj.

1993 J. Chakrapani, J. Skorin-Kapov, "A Constructive Method to Improve Lower Bounds for the Quadratic Assignment Problem", Proceedings of the Symposium on Applied Mathematical Programming and Modeling APMOD93, Budapest.

1993. F. Glover, J. Skorin-Kapov, "Heuristic Advances in Optimization Integrating Tabu search, Ejection Chains and Neural Networks", Proceedings of the Symposium on Applied Mathematical Programming and Modeling APMOD93, Budapest.

1992. J. Skorin-Kapov, F. Granot, "A Strongly Polynomial Solvability For a Toxic Waste Disposal Problem", Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Operational Research, KOI'92, Rovinj.

1991. J. Skorin-Kapov, "On Tabu Search for the Quadratic Assignment Problem", Proceedings of the 1st Conference on Operational Research, KOI'91, Zagreb.

1991. J. Skorin-Kapov, "On Heuristic Search and on Some Exactly Solvable Special Cases for Nonlinear Integer Programming", Proceedings of the 18th Annual NSF Grantees Conference on Design and Manufacturing Systems Research, Atlanta.

1984. V. Boljuncic, J. Skorin-Kapov, "The Explicit Solution of the Quadratic Matrix Equation", 6th Proceedings of the International Symposium "Computer at the University", Cavtat.

1983. J. Skorin-Kapov, "Solving the Quadratic Assignment Problem by a Heuristic Method", Proceedings of the 10th Symposium "SYMOPIS", Herceg-Novi.

1983. J. Skorin-Kapov, "About Linearization of the Quadratic Assignment Problem", Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium "Computer at the University", Cavtat.

1983. L. Neralic, J. Skorin-Kapov, L. Szirovicza, "On an Application of the Multiplier Method", Proceedings of the Symposium "Jahorina 83", Jahorina.


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

A member of:
INFORMS-The Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences;
CRORS - Croatian Operational Research Society.


OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Jadranka Boljuncic, VAJK Z MANON, Corners and Planes Press, 1995. (Collection of poetry written in Cakavski dialect of Croatian language)

J. Skorin-Kapov, A short history of Istria and Pula

PERSONAL

Born 1955 in Pula, Croatia
Married to Darko Skorin-Kapov, two daughters: Lea and Nina