Campuses:

Stuart Rogers

  • Industrial Postdoctoral Fellow
Location: 
434 Lind Hall
Email: 
srogers@umn.edu

Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, University of Alberta

IMA Industrial Projects

  • Supply chain optimization for Target Corporation.
  • Application of mixed integer linear and nonlinear programming (MILP & MINLP) to solve 3D open dimension rectangular packing, box recommendation, and box suite optimization problems.
  • Proficiency in the scripting language Julia and in the mathematical programming languages GAMS and Julia’s JuMP.
  • Familiarity with the MILP solvers GUROBI, CPLEX, XPRESS, SCIP, and CBC and the MINLP solvers BARON, SCIP, and COUENNE.

Related Publications and Working Papers

  1. Putkaradze, Vakhtang, and Stuart Rogers. "On the Dynamics of a Rolling Ball Actuated by Internal Point Masses." arXiv preprint arXiv:1801.09178 (2018). Submitted to Meccanica.
  2. Putkaradze, Vakhtang, and Stuart Rogers. "On the Optimal Control of a Rolling Ball Robot Actuated by Internal Point Masses." arXiv preprint arXiv:1708.03829 (2017). Submitted to Journal of Dynamical and Control Systems.
  3. Putkaradze, Vakhtang, and Stuart Rogers. "On the Normal and Static Friction Forces Acting on a Rolling Ball Actuated by Internal Point Masses."
  4. Rogers, Stuart. "On the Optimal Control of the Falling Cat."

Related Conference Presentations

Seventh International Conference on Geometry, Dynamics, and Integrable Systems (GDIS) 2018. "On the Optimal Control of a Rolling Ball Robot Actuated by Internal Point Masses." Dolgoprudny, Russia. June 5-9, 2018.

Related Seminar Presentations

  1. IMA Postdoc Seminar. "Optimal Control of Nonholonomic Mechanical Systems." Minneapolis, MN, USA. November 17 & December 1, 2017.
  2. University of Minnesota Math Physics Seminar. "Optimal Control of Nonholonomic Mechanical Systems." Minneapolis, MN, USA. November 10, 2017.
  3. IMA Data Science Seminar. "Optimal Control of Nonholonomic Mechanical Systems." Minneapolis, MN, USA. October 24, 2017.
  4. Target Exchange of Ideas Forum. "Optimal Carton Packing and Box Suite Optimization." Sunnyvale, CA, USA. June 27, 2018.
  5. IMA Math Careers for Combinatorics Graduate Students. "Box Suite Optimization." Minneapolis, MN, USA. May 18, 2018.
  6. Target Optimization Group Meeting. "Optimal Carton Packing." Minneapolis, MN, USA. January 2018.