ARC-RIM Industry Day 2013

Organized by the Robotics & Intelligent Machines Center (RIM) and the Algorithms & Randomness Center (ARC), the event brings together leaders and researchers from industry and academia for a day-long workshop. This year, discussion topics include challenges, opportunities, and new trends in logistics, supply chain management, display advertisement, energy efficiency, and related algorithms. The event is FREE, but pre-registration is requested by emailing Nina White.


8:45-9:15 Registration

9:15-10:15 Logistics

   Kevin Gue, Auburn University
      “Plug-and-Work Material Handling”

    Henrik Christensen, Georgia Tech

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-12:30 Optimization

    Sebastian Pokutta, Georgia Tech
       “Applying Algorithms to Real-World Problems”

    Ken Clarkson, IBM Research
       “Low Rank Approximation and Regression in Input Sparsity Time”

    Nitish Korula, Google Research
       “Online Matching and Online Display Advertising”

    Kamal Jain, eBay
       “Business Models of Buyer-Sellers Matching”

12:30-1:15 Lunch

1:15-2:45 Energy and Sustainability

    Frederic Villenueve, Siemens Corporation

    Debmalya Panigrahi, Microsoft Research and Duke University
        “Energy-Efficient Scheduling”

  Nagi Gebraeel, Georgia Tech
         “Predictive Analytics for Improving Reliability and Ensuring Sustainability”

2:45-3:15 Break

3:15-4:00 Panel Discussion

4:00-5:00 Reception

Event Details


  • Thursday, April 25, 2013
    8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Klaus 1116
Phone: (404) 385-3300

For More Information Contact

Josie Giles
RIM Communications Officer