Hrvoje podnar

podnarMorrill Hall 109
Phone: 203.392.5815
Email: podnarh1@southernct.edu
Website: http://www.southernct.edu/~podnar

  Spring 2014

Office Hours

Tuesday  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm 

current courses:

Education

Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics
State University of New York
Stony Brook, New York

M.S.C. in Applied Mathematics
University of Zagreb
Croatia

B.S.C. in Applied Mathematics
University of Zagreb
Croatia 

Research

Fiber optic network traffic optimization by means of Branch & Bound trees and Genetic Algorithms, Optimization (Linear, Nonlinear), Network Design, Optimal/Heuristic Solution approaches, Game Theory/Cost Allocations.

Publications

Podnar H., Skorin-Kapov J. , Skorin-Kapov D., "Network Cost Minimization Using Threshold Based Discounting", European Journal of Operational Research, 137/2, (2002), p371-386.

Podnar H., Skorin-Kapov J., "A Genetic Algorithm for Optimizing Throughput in Non-Broadcast WDM Optical Networks", Hybrid Information Systems, (Eds. A. Abraham and M. Koeppen), Physica Verlag, Heidelberg, (2002), p323-338.

Podnar H., Skorin-Kapov J., "Genetic Algorithm for Network Cost Minimization Using Threshold Based Discounting", to appear in Journal of Applied Mathematics & Decision Sciences.

Podnar H., Skorin-Kapov J., "An Application of a Genetic Algorithm for Throughput Optimization in Non-broadcast WDM Optical Networks with Regular Topologies ", Mathematical Communications, 7, (2002) p 45-49.

Presentations

Skorin-kapov J., Podnar H. "A Genetic Algorithm Approach to a Design of a WDM Optical Network" Proceedings of the IFORMS, San Antonio, November 5-8, 2000.

Skorin-Kapov D., Podnar H., Skorin-Kapov J. "Cost Minimization of Networks with Threshold Based Discounting", Proceedings of the INFORMS/KORMS, Seoul, South Korea, June 16-20, 2000.

Podnar H., Skorin-Kapov J. "A Genetic Algorithm for Cost Minimization Applied to Networks with Threshold-Based Discounting" Proceedings of the INFORMS, Philadelphia, November 7-10, 1999.

Skorin-Kapov J., Podnar H. "On Network Design: 'Cost Minimization via Amalgamation of Flows'", Proceedings of the SoftCOM'98, Croatia, October 14-17, 1998.

Grants

Connecticut State University Research Grant 2003-2004

'dash optimization' Academic Partnership Program