Carlo Mannino

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Visiting address Ullevål stadion Sognsveien 77 B 0855 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1053 Blindern 0316 OSLO
Other affiliations Department for Informatics

Academic interests

Main topics: integer programming and combinatorial optimization, both theory and applications. 

Main application contexts:transportation (rescheduling, timetabling) and telecommunication (frequency assignment, wireless network planning)



Until 2015 I was professor of Operations Research at the university of Rome. Since 2012 I am senior scientist at SINTEF ICT, Applied Mathematics department. 


  • INFORMS TST Best Paper Award 2014, assigned by the Telecommunication section of the  American Institute of Operations Research and
    Management Science.
  • AIRO Best Application Paper Award 2014, assigned by the Italian Society of Operational Research.
  • EURO Excellence in Practice Award 2009, assigned by the Association of European Societies of Operational Research (EURO).
  • Second Classi ed to the 2012 RAS Problem Solving Competition, issued by the Railway section of the INFORMS.
  • Finalist to the EURO Excellence in Practice Award 2006.
  • SESAR Outstanding Project Award 2016

Editorial Activity

  • I am associate editor of Operations Research and of Telecommunication Systems

Courses taught

Courses taught in different universities:  

  • University of Rome: Combinatorial Optimization, Operations Research, Network models and algorithms, Logistics Models and Algorithms, Optimization Techniques in Project Scheduling, Integer Programming Models for Telecommunication Systems, Economic Engineering, Fundamentals of Computing
  • University of Oslo: Mathematical Optimization 


Tags: Integer and combinatorial optimization


L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, E. Natvig, An exact micro-macro approach to cyclic and non-cyclic train timetabling, Omega, to appear, 2016.

A. Riise, L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, Recursive logic-based Benders' decomposition for multi-modal outpatient scheduling, European Journal on Operational Research, 255, pp. 719-728, 2016

L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, M. Piacentini, Optimal Train Dispatching by Benders' like reformulation, Transportation Science, 50 (3), pp. 910-925, 2016. 

A. Riise, E. Burke, C. Mannino, Modelling and Solving Generalised Operational Surgery Scheduling Problems, Computers & Operations Research, 66, pp. 1-11, 2016 .

L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, An exact decomposition approach for the real-time Train Dispatching problem, Operations Research, 63 (1), pp. 48-64, 2015

M. Boccia, C. Mannino, I. Vasiliev, The dispatching problem on multitrack territories: Heuristic approaches based on mixed integer linear programming, Networks, 62 (4), pp. 315-326, 2013.

L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, The track formulation for the Train Dispatching problem, Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics, 41, pp. 559-566, 2013

F. D'Andreagiovanni, C. Mannino, A. Sassano, GUB Covers and Power-Indexed formulations for Wireless Network Design, Management Science, 59 (1), pp. 142-156, 2013, INFORMS Telecommunication Section Best Paper Award 2014.

M. Holte, C. Mannino, The implementor/adversary algorithm for the cyclic and robust scheduling problem in health-care, European Journal of Operational Research 226, pp. 551-559, 2013.

F. Bernt, G. Dahl, C. Mannino, Computing optimal recovery policies for financial markets, Operations Research, 60, 2012.

C. Mannino, E. Nilssen, T. E. Nordlander, A pattern based, robust approach to cyclic master surgery scheduling, Journal of Scheduling, 15 (5), pp. 553-563, 2012

C. Mannino, S. Mattia, A. Sassano, Planning Wireless Networks by Shortest Path, Computational Optimization and Applications 48(3):533-551, 2011

C. Mannino, A. Mascis, Optimal Real-Time Trac Control in Metro Stations, Operations Research, 57 (4), pp. 1026-1039, 2009, EURO Excellence in Practice Award 2009.

C. Mannino, F. Rossi, A. Sassano, S. Smriglio, The time-o set optimization problem in digital broadcasting, Discrete Applied Mathematics, 156 (3), pp. 339-351, 2008.

K. Aardal, S.P.M. van Hoesel, A. Koster, C. Mannino, and A. Sassano, Models and Solution Techniques for Frequency Assignment Problems, Annals of Operations Research 153 (1), pp. 79-129, 2007.

C. Mannino, G. Oriolo, F. Ricci, S. Chandran. The stable set problem and the thinness of a graph. Operations Research Letters 35 (1), 1-9, 2007.

C. Mannino, F. Rossi, S. Smriglio, The Network Packing Problem in Terrestrial Broadcasting, Operations Research 54 (4), 611-626, (2006)

    • Borndörfer, Ralf; Klug, Torsten; Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron; Mannino, Carlo; Reuther, Markus & Schlechte, Thomas (2017). Recent success stories on integrated optimization of railway systems. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies.  ISSN 0968-090X.  74, s 196- 211 . doi: 10.1016/j.trc.2016.11.015
    • Mannino, Carlo; Avella, Pasquale; Boccia, Maurizio & Vasiliev, Igor (2017). Time-indexed formulations for the Runway Scheduling Problem. Transportation Science.  ISSN 0041-1655.
    • Avella, Pasquale; Boccia, Maurizio; Mannino, Carlo & Vasilyev, Igor (2016). Valid Inequalities for Time-indexed Formulations of the Runway Scheduling Problem . CEUR Workshop Proceedings.  ISSN 1613-0073.  1623, s 787- 790 Full text in Research Archive
    • Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron; Mannino, Carlo & Piacentini, Mauro (2016). Optimal Train Dispatching by Benders'-Like Reformulation. Transportation Science.  ISSN 0041-1655.  50(3), s 910- 925 . doi: 10.1287/trsc.2015.0605
    • Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron; Nordlander, Tomas & Mannino, Carlo (2016). A New Modelling Approach Is Required to Help Mobile Network Operators Handle the Growing Demand for Data Traffic, In Begoña Vitoriano; Greg H. Parlier & Dominique De Werra (ed.),  Proceedings of 5th the International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems, February 23-25, 2016, Rome, Italy.  SciTePress.  ISBN 978-989-758-171-7.  artikkel.  s 402 - 407
    • Mannino, Carlo; Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron & Natvig, Erik (2016). An exact micro-macro approach to cyclic and non-cyclic train timetabling. Omega : The International Journal of Management Science.  ISSN 0305-0483. . doi: 10.1016/
    • Riise, Atle; Mannino, Carlo & Burke, Edmund K. (2016). Modelling and solving generalised operational surgery scheduling problems. Computers & Operations Research.  ISSN 0305-0548.  66, s 1- 11 . doi: 10.1016/j.cor.2015.07.003
    • Riise, Atle; Mannino, Carlo & Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron (2016). Recursive logic-based Benders’ decomposition for multi-mode outpatient scheduling. European Journal of Operational Research.  ISSN 0377-2217.  255(3), s 719- 728 . doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2016.06.015
    • Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron & Mannino, Carlo (2015). An exact decomposition approach for the Real-Time Train Dispatching problem. Operations Research.  ISSN 0030-364X.  63(1), s 48- 64 . doi: 10.1287/opre.2014.1327
    • Mannino, Carlo & Lamorgese, Leonardo (2015). A non-compact formulation for job-shop scheduling problems in transportation, In Raimund Seidl (ed.),  Dagstuhl Reports.  Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik.  Presentation Abstract.  s 151 - 151
    • Boccia, Maurizio; Mannino, Carlo & Vasilyev, Igor (2013). The dispatching problem on multitrack territories: Heuristic approaches based on mixed integer linear programming. Networks.  ISSN 0028-3045.  62(4), s 315- 326 . doi: 10.1002/net.21528
    • D'Andreagiovanni, Fabio; Mannino, Carlo & Sassano, Antonio (2013). GUB Covers and Power-Indexed formulation for Wireless Network Design. Management science.  ISSN 0025-1909.  59(1), s 142- 156 . doi: 10.1287/mnsc.1120.1571
    • Kjenstad, Dag; Mannino, Carlo; Schittekat, Patrick & Smedsrud, Morten (2013). Integrated surface and departure management at airports by optimization, In  2013 5th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization, ICMSAO 2013, Hammamet, 28-30 April. 2013.  IEEE.  ISBN 978-1-4673-5814-9.  artikkel.
    • Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron & Mannino, Carlo (2013). The track formulation for the train dispatching problem. Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics.  ISSN 1571-0653.  41, s 559- 566 . doi: 10.1016/j.endm.2013.05.138
    • Benth, Fred Espen; Dahl, Geir & Mannino, Carlo (2012). Computing Optimal Recovery Policies for Financial Markets. Operations Research.  ISSN 0030-364X.  60(6), s 1373- 1388 . doi: 10.1287/opre.1120.1112
    • Mannino, Carlo & Holte, Matias (2012). The implementor/adversary algorithm for the cyclic and robust scheduling problem in health-care. European Journal of Operational Research.  ISSN 0377-2217.  226, s 551- 559 . doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2012.10.029
    • Mannino, Carlo; Nilssen, Eivind Jodaa & Nordlander, Tomas (2012). A pattern based, robust approach to cyclic master surgery scheduling. Journal of Scheduling.  ISSN 1094-6136.  15(5), s 553- 563 . doi: 10.1007/s10951-012-0275-z
    • Kjenstad, Dag; Mannino, Carlo; Nordlander, Tomas; Schittekat, Patrick & Smedsrud, Morten (2011). Optimizing AMAN-SMAN-DMAN at Hamburg and Arlanda airport, In Dirk Schaefer (ed.),  Proceedings of the SESAR Innovation Days.  Eurocontrol.  ISBN 978-2-87497-024-5.  1.

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    • Riise, Atle; Burke, Edmund & Mannino, Carlo (2015). Integrated planning and scheduling in operational patient management.
    • Riise, Atle; Mannino, Carlo & Leonardo, Lamorgese (2015). Multi-level Benders Decomposition for Multi-modal Outpatient Scheduling in Hospitals.
    • Bakhrankova, Krystsina; Schittekat, Patrick; Karahasanovic, Amela; Eide, Aslak Wegner; Swendgaard, Hans Erik; Grantz, Volker; Ødegård, Stian Støer; Kjenstad, Dag & Mannino, Carlo (2014). Decision support for improving the SESAR Key Performance Areas.
    • Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron; Lium, Arnt-Gunnar & Mannino, Carlo (2014). Prioritization of Trains: mathematical model. Full text in Research Archive
    • Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron; Lium, Arnt-Gunnar; Mannino, Carlo & Kloster, Oddvar (2014). An exact decomposition approach for the real-time train dispatching problem .
    • Lium, Arnt-Gunnar; Dragland, Åse Kirsti & Mannino, Carlo (2014). Nye kart får togene i rute . : nettavis med nyheter fra norsk og internasjonal forskning.
    • Lium, Arnt-Gunnar; Dragland, Åse Kirsti & Mannino, Carlo (2014). Prioriterte tog det neste? . Gemini.  ISSN 0802-085X.
    • Nordlander, Tomas; Schittekat, Patrick; Kjenstad, Dag; Mannino, Carlo & Smedsrud, Morten (2014). Optimize scheduling and routing at an airport.
    • Schittekat, Patrick; Kjenstad, Dag; Mannino, Carlo; Nordlander, Tomas & Smedsrud, Morten (2014). Integrated scheduling and routing at an airport.
    • Gaze, Kevin Anders; Hasle, Geir & Mannino, Carlo (2013). Column Generation for the Mixed Capacitated General Routing Problem.
    • Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron & Mannino, Carlo (2013). An exact decomposition approach for the real-time Train Dispatching problem (v.2). Full text in Research Archive
    • Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron & Mannino, Carlo (2012). An exact decomposition approach for the real-time train dispatching problem. Full text in Research Archive
    • Lium, Arnt-Gunnar; Werner, Adrian & Mannino, Carlo (2012). A survey of approaches for prioritizing trains in congested railroad networks. Full text in Research Archive
    • Riise, Atle & Mannino, Carlo (2012). The Surgery Scheduling Problem - A General Model. Full text in Research Archive

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