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Dr. Archis Ghate

Dr. Archis Ghate Professor and Fluor Endowed Chair

Department of Industrial Engineering
273 Freeman Hall, Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634-0920

Phone: (864) 656-1334

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BTech and MTech, Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 2001

MS, Management Science and Engineering
Stanford University, 2003

PhD, Industrial and Operations Engineering
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2006

Research Areas

Operations Research

Selected Publications

Optimal Fractionation in Radiotherapy, Cambridge University Press, book forthcoming in October 2023

Ghate, Dual ascent and primal-dual algorithms for infinite-horizon nonstationary Markov decision processes,  SIAM Journal on Optimization, 33(3), 1391-1415, 2023

Ghatrani and A. Ghate, Inverse Markov decision processes with unknown transition probabilities,  IISE Transactions, 55(6), 588-601, 2023

Ramani and A. GhateRobust Markov decision processes with data-driven, distance-based ambiguity setsSIAM Journal on Optimization, 32(2), 989-1017, 2022

Ghate, C. Ryan, and R. L. Smith,  A Simplex method for countably infinite linear programsSIAM Journal on Optimization, 31(4), 3157-3183, 2021

Ajdari, F.  Saberian, and A. Ghate, A theoretical framework for learning tumor dose-response uncertainty in individualized  spatiobiologically integrated radiotherapy,  INFORMS Journal on Computing, 32(4), 930-951, 2020

Nourollahi, A. Ghate, and M Kim, Optimal modality selection in external beam radiotherapy,  Mathematical Medicine and Biology, 36(3), 361-380, 2019

Kotasand A.   Ghate, Bayesian learning of dose-response parameters from a cohort under response-guided dosing,  European Journal of Operational Research, 265(1), 328-343, 2018

Ghate, Duality in countably infinite monotropic programs,  SIAM Journal on Optimization, 27(3), 2010-2033, 2017

Sinha and A. Ghate, Policy iteration for robust nonstationary Markov decision processes,  Optimization Letters, 10(8), 1613-1628, 2016

Ghate, Optimal minimum bids and inventory scrapping in sequential, single-unit,  Vickrey auctions with demand learning,  European Journal of Operational Research, 245(2), 555-570, 2015

Ghate, and R. L. Smith, A linear programming approach to nonstationary infinite horizon Markov decision processes,  Operations Research, 61 (2), 413-425, 2013

Kim, A. Ghate and M. Phillips, A stochastic control formalism for dynamic biologically conformal radiation therapy,  European Journal of Operational Research, 219 (3), 541-556, 2012

Professional Society Membership

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)