Grani A. Hanasusanto is an Associate Professor of Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Before joining UIUC, he was an Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at Austin (UT) and a Postdoctoral Scholar at the College of Management of Technology at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Operations Research from Imperial College London and an MSc degree in Financial Engineering from the National University of Singapore. His research focuses on the design and analysis of tractable solution schemes for decision-making problems under uncertainty, with applications in operations management, energy systems, finance, machine learning, and data analytics. His work has been published in top-tier journals, such as Operations Research, Mathematical Programming, SIAM Journal on Optimization, INFORMS Journal on Computing, and IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. He is the recipient of the 2018 NSF CAREER Award and has been selected as a Walker Scholar from the UT Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering in recognition of his performance in research, teaching, and service. He is a member of INFORMS, SIAM, and Sigma Xi, and was an INFORMS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Ambassador. He currently serves on the committee of the INFORMS DEI Community and on the editorial board of Operations Research as an Associate Editor.

Awards & Honors

  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent By Their Students (2023)

  • INFORMS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Ambassador (2022)

  • ME Walker Scholar (2019)

  • NSF CAREER Award (2018)

  • First prize in Google Poster Competition (2014)

  • Imperial College International Scholarship (2011–2015)

  • RMI PSA Prize for student with the best aggregate CAP in computing and technical modules (2011)