My research interestes and teaching activities can be found below. Along with teaching and research, I actively engage in consulting and training private and government organizations on technology innovations, analytics, operations management and service design.
Business Intelligence: Data analysis and decision making
Big-data: Financial text mining and sentiment analysis
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad -Data Science for Business (MBA-PGPX) - 2018, 2019 -Service Operations Management (MBA-PGP) - 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 -Decision Analysis (MBA-PGP) - 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019 -Operations Management II (MBA-PGP) - 2017, 2018, 2019 -Non-linear Optimization (PhD) - 2017, 2018, 2019 -Mathematics - Preparatory Module (MBA-FABM) - 2015
Aalto University School of Business -Tools for Business Decisions 30C00400 (Masters/Bachelors Level) - Spring 2012, 2013, 2014 -Quantitative Business Analysis 30A00410 (Bachelors Level) - Fall 2011, 2012, 2013 -Optimization 30E00100 (PhD Level) - Fall 2013
2018 (Apr) - 2018 (Jul) Aalto University School of Business, Visiting Faculty
2016 (Apr) - 2016 (Oct) Michigan State University, Visiting Faculty
2008-2015 Aalto University School of Business, Research Scholar (PhD and Postdoc)
2007-2008 Idea Product Design, Design Engineer (Engineering Team)
2006-2007 Tata Steel, Manager (Coal and Coke)
Invited Research Talks
"Bilevel Optimization: Methods and Application", September 2019, University of Cologne, Germany
"Financial Sentiment Analysis", March 2018, McAfee, Bangalore, India
"Multiobjective Bilevel Optimization", March 2016, Neuvo Leon, Mexico
"Evolutionary Bilevel Optimization", July 2014, Xerox Research Center India, Bangalore, India
"Evolutionary approaches to handling bilevel optimization problems" at Beacon Center MSU, February 2013, East Lansing, MI, USA
"Introduction to Bilevel Optimization" at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, August 2011, Kanpur, India
"Progressively Interactive Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization" at Saint Petersburg State University, May 2011, St. Petersburg, Russia
"Solving Bilevel Multi-Objective Optimization Problems Using Evolutionary Algorithms" at University of Jyvaskyla, November 2008, Jyvaskyla, Finland
Recent Journal Publications
R. Tiwari, S. Jayaswal, and A. Sinha. Competitive Hub Location Problem: Model and Solution Approaches, Transportation Research Part B, 2021 (Forthcoming).
S. Bhatt, S. Jayaswal, A. Sinha, N. Vidyarthi. Alternate Second Order Conic Program Reformulations for Hub Location under Stochastic Demand and Congestion, Annals of Operations Research, 2021 (Forthcoming).
R. Tiwari, S. Jayaswal, and A. Sinha. Alternate solution approaches for competitive hub-location problems, European Journal of Operational Research, 290(1):68-80, 2021.
A. Sinha, P. Malo, K. Deb, and Z. Lu. Bilevel optimization based on iterative approximation of multiple mappings. Journal of Heuristics, 26:151-185, 2020.
A. Sinha, T. Soun, and K. Deb. Using Karush-Kuhn-Tucker proximity measure for solving bilevel optimization problems. Swarm and evolutionary computation, 44:496–510, 2019.
T. Pajala, P. Korhonen, P. Malo, A. Sinha, J. Wallenius and A. Dehnokhalaji. Accounting for political opinions, power, and influence: A Voting Advice Application. European Journal of Operational Research, 266(2): 702–715, 2018.
A. Sinha, P. Malo and M. Kallio. Convex preference cone-based approach for many objective optimization problems, Computers and Operations Research, 95:1–11, 2018.
P. Ramamoorthy, S. Jayaswal, A. Sinha, and N. Vidyarthi. Multiple Allocation Hub Interdiction and Protection Problems: Model Formulations and Solution Approaches. European Journal of Operational Research, 270(1):230–245, 2018.
A. Sinha, P. Malo, and K. Deb. A review on bilevel optimization: From classical to evolutionary approaches and applications. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 22(2): 276–295, 2018.
Z. Lu, K. Deb, and A. Sinha. Uncertainty handling in bilevel optimization for robust and reliable solutions. International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems, 26(Suppl. 2):1–24, 2018.
A. Sinha, P. Malo, K. Deb. Evolutionary Algorithm for Bilevel Optimization using Approximations of the Lower Level Optimal Solution Mapping. European Journal of Operational Research, 257(2):395–411, 2017.
A. Sinha, P. Malo, K. Deb. Approximated Set-valued Mapping Approach for Handling Multiobjective Bilevel Problems. Computers and Operations Research, 77:194–209, 2017.
A. Sinha, J. Rämö, P. Malo, M. Kallio, and O. Tahvonen. Optimal Management of Naturally Regenerating Uneven-aged Forests. European Journal of Operational Research, 256(3):886–900, 2017.
M. Islam, H. K. Singh, T. Ray and A. Sinha. A Memetic Algorithm for Single Objective Bilevel Optimization Problems. Evolutionary Computation Journal, 2016.
A. Sinha, P. Malo, K. Deb, P. Korhonen, and J. Wallenius. Solving bilevel multi-criterion optimization problems with lower level decision uncertainty. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 20(2):199-217, 2016.
A. Sinha, P. Korhonen, and J. Wallenius. Finding better alternatives than those considered in a multicriteria data sample. Journal of Business Economics (Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft), 86(1):35-54, 2016.
A. Sinha, P. Malo, and T. Kuosmanen. A multi-objective exploratory procedure for regression model selection. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 24(1):154-182, 2015.
A. Sinha, P. Malo, and K. Deb. Test problem construction for single-objective bilevel optimization. Evolutionary Computation Journal, 22(3):439-477, 2014.
P. Malo, A. Sinha, P. Takala, P. Korhonen, and J. Wallenius. Good debt or bad debt: Detecting semantic orientations in economic texts. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 65(4):782-796, 2014.
A. Sinha, D. K. Saxena, K. Deb, and A. Tiwari. Using objective reduction and interactive procedure to handle many-objective optimization problems. Applied Soft Computing, 13(1):415-427, 2013.
A. Sinha, P. Malo, A. Frantsev, and K. Deb. Finding optimal strategies in a multi-period multi-leader-follower Stackelberg game using an evolutionary algorithm. Computers & Operations Research, 41:374-385, 2014.
A. Sinha, K. Deb, P. Korhonen, and J. Wallenius. An interactive evolutionary multi-objective optimization algorithm with a limited number of decision maker calls. European Journal of Operational Research, 233(3):674-688, 2014.
P. Malo, P. Siitari, and A. Sinha. Automated query learning with wikipedia and genetic programming. Artificial Intelligence, 194:86-110, 2013.
P. Malo, A. Sinha, J. Wallenius, and P. Korhonen. Concept-based document classification using wikipedia and value function. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62(12):2496-2511, 2011.
K. Deb and A. Sinha. An efficient and accurate solution methodology for bilevel multi-objective programming problems using a hybrid evolutionary-local-search algorithm. Evolutionary Computation Journal, 18(3):403-449, 2010.
K. Deb, A. Sinha, P. Korhonen, and J. Wallenius. An interactive evolutionary multi-objective optimization method based on progressively approximated value functions. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 14(5):723-739, 2010.