About the Authors
Chandra Chekuri
Chandra Chekuri
Department of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois, United States
Chandra Chekuri received his B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (now Chennai) in 1993 and received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1998 under the supervision of the late Rajeev Motwani. After finishing his Ph.D. he worked eight formative years at Lucent Bell Labs before moving to the University of Illinois. He mainly works in algorithm design, combinatorial optimization, graphs, and mathematical programming.
Tanmay Inamdar
Tanmay Inamdar
Department of Informatics,
University of Bergen
Bergen, Norway

Tanmay Inamdar received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from The University of Iowa in 2020, where he was advised by Kasturi Varadarajan. Currently he is working as a Researcher at The University of Bergen in Norway. His research interests include Approximation Algorithms, Computational Geometry, and Parameterized Algorithms.

This work was done when the author was a Ph.D. student at The University of Iowa, during a visit to University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.