Michele Monaci




Michele Monaci is Professor of Operations Research at the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering of the University of Bologna. He is interested in the design and

analysis of models and algorithms for Combinatorial Optimization problems, with a particular emphasis to problems arising in real-world applications.

He is author of more than 80 scientific publications appeared in international journals and conference proceedings. He is in the board of the EURO working group on Cutting and Packing (ESICUP).

Selected Recent Publications


  • E. Malaguti, M. Monaci, J. Pruente, “K-Adaptability in stochastic optimization”, Mathematical Programming 196, 567–595, 2022.
  • N.V.C. Gudapati, E. Malaguti, M. Monaci, “Network Design with Service Requirements: Scaling- up the Size of Solvable Problems”, INFORMS Journal on Computing 34 (5), 2571-2582, 2022.
  • M. Monaci, C. Pike-Burke, A. Santini, "Exact algorithms for the 0--1 Time-Bomb Knapsack Problem", Computers and Operations Research 145 (2022), 105848.
  • N.V.C. Gudapati, E. Malaguti, M. Monaci, "In Search of Dense Subgraphs: How Good is Greedy Peeling?", Networks 77 (4), 572-586, 2021.
  • V. Bo, M. Bortolini, E. Malaguti, M. Monaci, C. Mora, P. Paronuzzi, "Models and Algorithms for Integrated Production and Distribution Problems", Computers & Industrial Engineering, 154: 107003, 2021.
  • G. Homsi, J. Jordan, S. Martello, M. Monaci, "The assignment and loading transportation problem", European Journal of Operational Research 289 (3), 999-1007, 2021.
  • M. Iori, V.L. de Lima, S. Martello, F.K. Miyazawa, M. Monaci, "Exact Solution Techniques for Two-dimensional Cutting and Packing", European Journal of Operational Research 289 (2), 399-415, 2021.


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