Oleg V. Shylo

Assistant Professor - Industrial and Systems Engineering Department

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Dr. Shylo earned a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from the National Technical University of Ukraine and M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida. Dr. Shylo’s research and teaching interests are in the areas of combinatorial optimization, simulation and parallel computing, focusing on practical applications related to health care delivery systems. Dr. Shylo is an Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Tennessee. Prior to accepting his current appointment at UT, Dr. Shylo has been involved in a collaborative project with a VA hospital in Pittsburgh on simulation and optimization models that facilitate
effective planning and managing of decisions in a hospital environment.

Focus Areas: Healthcare Systems Engineering | Operating Room Scheduling | Simulation Models of Surgical Suites

Skills and Expertise: Optimization | Simulation | Mathematical Modeling | High Performance Computing

Selected Publications:

On Maximum Speedup Ratio of Restart Algorithms Portfolios
O. Mostovyi, O. Prokopyev, and O.V. Shylo, INFORMS Journal on Computing, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 222-229, 2013.
Stochastic Operating Room Scheduling for High-Volume Specialties Under Block Booking
O.V. Shylo, O. Prokopyev, and A. Schaefer, INFORMS Journal on Computing, doi: 10.1287/ijoc.1120.0530, 2012.
Managing Patient Backlog in a Surgical Suite that Uses a Block-Booking Scheduling System
O.V. Shylo, L. Luangkesorn, O. Prokopyev, J. Rajgopal, and A. Schaefer, Winter Simulation Conference Proceedings (IEEE), pp. 1314-1324, 2011.
On Algorithm Portfolios and Restart Strategies
O. Shylo, O. Prokopyev, and J. Rajgopal, Operations Research Letters, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 49-52, 2011.
Restart Strategies in Optimization: Parallel and Serial Cases
O.V. Shylo, T. Middelkoop, and P.M. Pardalos, Parallel Computing, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 60-68, 2011.
Periodic Complementary Binary Sequences and Combinatorial Optimization Algorithms
I. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos, P.M. Pardalos, and O.V. Shylo, Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 63-75, 2010.
Solving Job Shop Scheduling Utilizing Properties of Backbone and ‘Big Valley’
P.M. Pardalos, O.V. Shylo, and A. Vazacopoulos, Computational Optimization and Applications, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 61-76, 2010.
Global Equilibrium Search Applied to the Unconstrained Binary Quadratic Optimization Problem
P.M. Pardalos, O.A. Prokopyev, O.V. Shylo, and V.P. Shylo, Optimization Methods and Software, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 129-140, 2008.
Solving Weighted MAX-SAT via Global Equilibrium Search
O.V. Shylo, O.A. Prokopyev, and V.P. Shylo, Operations Research Letters, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 434-438, 2008.
An Algorithm for the Job Shop Scheduling Problem based on Global Equilibrium Search Techniques
P.M. Pardalos and O.V. Shylo, Computational Management Science, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 331-348, 2006.