Prof.dr. Nikhil Bansal

Approximation and Online Algorithms.


Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Eindhoven University of Technology

Room MF 4.095

P.O. Box 513
5600 MB  Eindhoven
The Netherlands


Email: n.bansal at

Nikhil Bansal is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Eindhoven University of Technology.
He obtained his PhD from Carnegie Mellon University in 2003, and worked at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center until 2011, where he also managed the Algorithms group. He is broadly interested in theoretical computer science with focus on the design and analysis of approximation and online algorithms for combinatorial optimization problems. For his work, he has received best paper awards at FOCS 2011, ESA 2011 and ESA 2010, and IBM Research best paper awards for 2007 and 2010. His work is currently supported by an NWO Vidi grant, and an ERC consolidator grant.