Optimization Methods and Network Problems

The research area of Optimization Methods and Network Problems aims at the development and application of mathematical and computational methods and models directed to the simulation of real-life problems in order to provide subsidies in decision-making processes as well as the creation of innovative solutions applicable in the various sectors of industry and society. The main topics of interest of the researchers that work in this line are: graph theory; network models and flows; modeling and simulation techniques; optimization of productive processes; and analysis of dynamic systems.