My T. Thai

University of Florida, USA

My T. Thai is an Associate Professor at the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Department, the University of Florida, USA. She received her Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Minnesota in 2005. Her research interests are centered on the combinatorial optimization and its connection to networks including wireless ad hoc networks, sensor networks, and social networks. More specifically, the focus of her research is to design and analyze several new models and approximation algorithms for various fundamental problems, arising from the networking fields mentioned above. The results of her work have been published in 60+ articles and 4 books since 2005. Dr. Thai has engaged in many professional activities, serving many conferences, such as being the PC chair of IEEE ISSPIT 12 and COCOON 2010. She is an Associate Editor of several journals, including Journal of Combinatorial Optimization (JOCO), Optimization Letters, and IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. She is also a Guest Editor of several other journals such as Algorithmica, Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications, and a series editor of Springer Briefs in Optimization. She has received many research awards including a Provost's Excellence Award for Assistant Professors at the University of Florida, a DoD Young Investigator Award, and an NSF CAREER Award.

Biography Updated on 31 October 2012

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