Carlos Cardonha

Assistant Professor

Operations and Information Management


Assistant Professor at the Department of Operations and Information Management at the University of Connecticut since August 2019, with a Ph.D. in Mathematics (Technical University of Berlin, Germany) and a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Computer Science (University of São Paulo, Brazil). Previously, I was a Research Staff Member at IBM Research – Brazil from 2012 until 2019. My primary research interests are analytics, optimization, mathematical programming, and theoretical computer science, with focus on the application of techniques in data science, machine learning, mixed integer linear programming, combinatorial optimization, and algorithms design to operations research problems.


  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, 2011
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, University of São Paulo, Brazil, 2006
  • Bachelor in Computer Science, University of São Paulo, Brazil, 2004

Areas of Expertise and Interest:

Discrete optimization (mixed-integer linear programming, combinatorial optimization), approximation algorithms, online optimization, analysis of algorithms

Previous and Current Classes:

  • OPIM 5641 -Business Decision Modeling (Fall 19, Spring 20, Fall 20, Fall 21, Spring 22, Fall 22, Spring 23, Fall 23, Spring 24) (Supported by DataCamp)
  • OPIM 3803 -Spreadsheet Modeling for Business Analysis (Spring 20, Fall 20)
Contact Information
Phone+1 (860) 486-4885
Mailing Address2100A Hillside Rd Unit 1041 - University of Connecticut School of Business, OPIM Dept. - Storrs, CT 06269-1041
Office LocationBUSN 367
CoursesOPIM 5641
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