Carlo Mannino
Academic interests
Main topics: integer programming and combinatorial optimization, both theory and applications.
Main applications : transportation (scheduling, timetabling) and telecommunication (frequency assignment, network planning)
Background
Since 2012 I am senior scientist at SINTEF Digital, Mathematics and Cybernetics department, optimization group. I am qualified fulll professor in Italy until 2024 and until 2015 I was associate professor of Operations Research at the university of Rome.
Awards
 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 Classified 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 La Sapienza: 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
Publications
V. Dal Sasso, L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, A. Tancredi, P. Ventura, Easy cases of deadlock detection in train scheduling, Operations Research, to appear, 2022.
O. Kloster, C. Mannino, A. Riise, P. Schittekat, Scheduling vehicles with spatial conflicts, Transportation Science, published on line, May 2022.
A.L. Croella, V. Dal Sasso, L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, P. Ventura, Disruption management in railway systems by safe place assignment, Transportation Science, published on line, Jan 2022.
P. Avella, M. Boccia, C. Mannino, S. Viglione, Solving the external candidates exam schedule in Norway, INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics, published on line, Nov. 2021.
C. Mannino, A. Nakkerud, S. Sartor, Air Traffic Flow Management with Layered Workload Constraints, Computers & Operations Research, 127, 2021.
V. Dal Sasso, L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, A. Onofri, P. Ventura, The Tick Formulation for Deadlock Detection and Avoidance in railways traffic control, Journal of Rail Transport Planning & Management, 17, 2021.
M. Fauske, C. Mannino, P. Ventura, Generalized Periodic Vehicle Routing and Maritime Surveillance, Transportation Science, 54 (1), pp. 164183, 2020.
L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, A noncompact formulation for jobshop scheduling problems in transportation, Operations Research, 67 (6), pp. 15031782, 2019.
Y. Huang, C. Mannino, T. Tang, L. Yang, Coupling timeindexed and bigM formulations for realtime scheduling during metro service disruption, Transportation Research Part B, 133, pp. 3861, 2019.
P. Avella, M. Boccia, C. Mannino, I. Vasilev, Timeindexed formulations for the Runway Scheduling Problem, Transportation Science, 51 (4), 2017.
F.Fedeli, R. Mancini, C. Mannino, P. Ofria, G. Oriolo, A. Pacifici, V. Piccialli, Optimal design of a regional railway service in Italy, Journal of Rail Transport Planning & Management, 7 (4), 2017.
L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, E. Natvig, An exact micromacro approach to cyclic and noncyclic train timetabling, Omega, 72, pp. 5970, 2017.
A. Riise, L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, Recursive logicbased Benders' decomposition for multimodal outpatient scheduling, European Journal on Operational Research, 255, pp. 719728, 2016
L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, M. Piacentini, Optimal Train Dispatching by Benders' like reformulation, Transportation Science, 50 (3), pp. 910925, 2016.
A. Riise, E. Burke, C. Mannino, Modelling and Solving Generalised Operational Surgery Scheduling Problems, Computers & Operations Research, 66, pp. 111, 2016 .
L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, An exact decomposition approach for the realtime Train Dispatching problem, Operations Research, 63 (1), pp. 4864, 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. 315326, 2013.
L. Lamorgese, C. Mannino, The track formulation for the Train Dispatching problem, Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics, 41, pp. 559566, 2013
F. D'Andreagiovanni, C. Mannino, A. Sassano, GUB Covers and PowerIndexed formulations for Wireless Network Design, Management Science, 59 (1), pp. 142156, 2013, INFORMS Telecommunication Section Best Paper Award 2014.
M. Holte, C. Mannino, The implementor/adversary algorithm for the cyclic and robust scheduling problem in healthcare, European Journal of Operational Research 226, pp. 551559, 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. 553563, 2012
C. Mannino, S. Mattia, A. Sassano, Planning Wireless Networks by Shortest Path, Computational Optimization and Applications 48(3):533551, 2011
C. Mannino, A. Mascis, Optimal RealTime Trac Control in Metro Stations, Operations Research, 57 (4), pp. 10261039, 2009, EURO Excellence in Practice Award 2009.
C. Mannino, F. Rossi, A. Sassano, S. Smriglio, The timeoset optimization problem in digital broadcasting, Discrete Applied Mathematics, 156 (3), pp. 339351, 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. 79129, 2007.
C. Mannino, G. Oriolo, F. Ricci, S. Chandran. The stable set problem and the thinness of a graph. Operations Research Letters 35 (1), 19, 2007.
C. Mannino, F. Rossi, S. Smriglio, The Network Packing Problem in Terrestrial Broadcasting, Operations Research 54 (4), 611626, (2006)

Dal Sasso, Veronica; Lamorgese, Leonardo; Mannino, Carlo; Tancredi, Antonio & Ventura, Paolo (2022). Easy cases of deadlock detection in train scheduling. Operations Research. ISSN 0030364X. doi: 10.1287/opre.2022.2283.

Kloster, Oddvar; Mannino, Carlo; Riise, Atle & Schittekat, Patrick (2022). Scheduling vehicles with spatial conflicts . Transportation Science. ISSN 00411655. doi: 10.1287/trsc.2021.1119.

Croella, Anna Livia; Dal Sasso, Veronica; Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron; Mannino, Carlo & Ventura, Paolo (2022). Disruption management in railway systems by safe place assignment. Transportation Science. ISSN 00411655. 56(4). doi: 10.1287/trsc.2021.1107. Full text in Research Archive

Avella, Pasquale; Boccia, Maurizio; Mannino, Carlo & Viglione, Sandro (2021). Practice Summary: Solving the External Candidates Exam Schedule in Norway. INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics (IJAA). ISSN 26440865. 52(2), p. 226–231. doi: 10.1287/inte.2021.1093.

Dal Sasso, Veronica; Lamorgese, Leonardo; Mannino, Carlo; Onofri, Andrea & Ventura, Paolo (2021). The Tick Formulation for deadlock detection and avoidance in railways traffic control. Journal of Rail Transport Planning & Management. ISSN 22109706. 17. doi: 10.1016/j.jrtpm.2021.100239. Show summary

Mannino, Carlo; Nakkerud, Andreas & Sartor, Giorgio (2020). Air Traffic Flow Management with Layered Workload Constraints. Computers & Operations Research. ISSN 03050548. 127. doi: 10.1016/j.cor.2020.105159. Full text in Research Archive

Huang, Yeran; Mannino, Carlo; Yang, Lixing & Tang, Tao (2020). Coupling timeindexed and bigM formulations for realtime train scheduling during metro service disruptions. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological. ISSN 01912615. 133, p. 38–61. doi: 10.1016/j.trb.2019.12.005. Full text in Research Archive

Sartor, Giorgio; Mannino, Carlo & Bach, Lukas (2020). Combinatorial Learning in Traffic Management. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). ISSN 03029743. 11943 LNCS, p. 384–395. doi: 10.1007/9783030375997_32.

Fauske, Maria Fleischer; Mannino, Carlo & Ventura, Paolo (2020). Generalized periodic vehicle routing and maritime surveillance. Transportation Science. ISSN 00411655. 54(1), p. 164–183. doi: 10.1287/trsc.2019.0899. Full text in Research Archive

Karahasanovic, Amela; Eide, Aslak Wegner; Schittekat, Patrick; Swendgaard, Hans Erik; Bakhrankova, Krystsina & Kjenstad, Dag [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2019). Can Holistic Optimization Improve Airport Air Traffic Management Performance? IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine. ISSN 08858985. 34(5), p. 12–20. doi: 10.1109/MAES.2019.2918039. Full text in Research Archive

Lamorgese, Leonardo & Mannino, Carlo (2019). A noncompact formulation for jobshop scheduling problems in traffic management. Operations Research. ISSN 0030364X. 67(6). doi: 10.1287/opre.2018.1837. Full text in Research Archive

Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron; Mannino, Carlo; Pacciarelli, Dario & Krasemann, Johanna Törnquist (2018). Train Dispatching. In Borndörfer, Ralf; Klug, Torsten; Lamorgese, Leonardo; Mannino, Carlo; Reuther, Markus & Schlechte, Thomas (Ed.), Handbook of optimization in the railway industry. Springer. ISSN 9783319721538. p. 265–283. doi: 10.1007/9783319721538_12. Full text in Research Archive

Mannino, Carlo; Nakkerud, Andreas; Sartor, Giorgio & Schittekat, Patrick (2018). Hotspot Resolution with Sliding Window Capacity Constraints using the Path&Cycle Algorithm. SESAR Innovation Days. ISSN 07701268. Full text in Research Archive Show summary

Mannino, Carlo & Sartor, Giorgio (2018). The Path&Cycle Formulation for the Hotspot Problem in Air Traffic Management. OpenAccess Series in Informatics. ISSN 21906807. 65. doi: 10.4230/OASIcs.ATMOS.2018.14.

Kloster, Oddvar; Mannino, Carlo; Riise, Atle & Schittekat, Patrick (2018). Scheduling Vehicles with spatial conflicts. In Caramia, Massimiliano; Bianco, Lucio & Giordani, Stefano (Ed.), Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling. TexMat. ISSN 9788894982022. p. 185–188.

Mannino, Carlo; Sartor, Giorgio & Schittekat, Patrick (2018). Modelling and Solving the Hotspot Problem in Air Traffic Control. In Caramia, Massimiliano; Bianco, Lucio & Giordani, Stefano (Ed.), Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling. TexMat. ISSN 9788894982022.

Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron; Mannino, Carlo & Piacentini, Mauro (2017). Integer Programming Techniques for Train Dispatching in Mass Transit and Main Line . In Terlaky, Tamás; Anjos, Miguel & Ahmed, Shabbir (Ed.), Advances and trends in optimization with engineering applications. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. ISSN 9781611974676. p. 65–75. doi: 10.1137/1.9781611974683.ch6. Full text in Research Archive

Bach, Lukas; Kjenstad, Dag & Mannino, Carlo (2017). The "Orchestrator" approach to multimodal continental trip planning. Proceedings of the Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling. ISSN 2305249X. 8, p. 362–366.

Fedeli, Francesca; Mancini, Roberto; Mannino, Carlo; Ofria, Paolo; Oriolo, Gianpaolo & Pacifici, Andrea [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2017). Optimal design of a regional railway service in Italy. Journal of Rail Transport Planning & Management. ISSN 22109706. 7(4), p. 308–319. doi: 10.1016/j.jrtpm.2017.10.001. Full text in Research Archive Show summary

Avella, Pasquale; Boccia, Maurizio; Mannino, Carlo & Vasiliev, Igor (2017). Timeindexed formulations for the Runway Scheduling Problem. Transportation Science. ISSN 00411655. 51(4), p. 1196–1209. doi: 10.1287/trsc.2017.0750. Full text in Research Archive Show summary

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 0968090X. 74, p. 196–211. doi: 10.1016/j.trc.2016.11.015. Show summary

Avella, Pasquale; Boccia, Maurizio; Mannino, Carlo & Vasilyev, Igor (2016). Valid inequalities for timeindexed formulations of the runway scheduling problem. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. ISSN 16130073. 1623, p. 787–790. Full text in Research Archive Show summary

Mannino, Carlo; Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron & Natvig, Erik (2016). An exact micromacro approach to cyclic and noncyclic train timetabling. Omega. The International Journal of Management Science. ISSN 03050483. doi: 10.1016/j.omega.2016.11.004. Show summary

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 Vitoriano, Begoña; Parlier, Greg H. & De Werra, Dominique (Ed.), Proceedings of 5th the International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems, February 2325, 2016, Rome, Italy. SciTePress. ISSN 9789897581717. p. 402–407. doi: 10.5220/0005814904020407.

Riise, Atle; Mannino, Carlo & Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron (2016). Recursive logicbased Benders’ decomposition for multimode outpatient scheduling. European Journal of Operational Research. ISSN 03772217. 255(3), p. 719–728. doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2016.06.015. Show summary

Riise, Atle; Mannino, Carlo & Burke, Edmund K. (2016). Modelling and solving generalised operational surgery scheduling problems. Computers & Operations Research. ISSN 03050548. 66, p. 1–11. doi: 10.1016/j.cor.2015.07.003. Show summary

Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron; Mannino, Carlo & Piacentini, Mauro (2016). Optimal Train Dispatching by Benders'Like Reformulation. Transportation Science. ISSN 00411655. 50(3), p. 910–925. doi: 10.1287/trsc.2015.0605. Show summary

Mannino, Carlo & Lamorgese, Leonardo (2015). A noncompact formulation for jobshop scheduling problems in transportation. In Seidl, Raimund (Eds.), Dagstuhl Reports. Schloss Dagstuhl – LeibnizZentrum für Informatik. ISSN 21925283. p. 151–151. doi: 10.4230/DagRep.6.4.139.

Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron & Mannino, Carlo (2015). An exact decomposition approach for the RealTime Train Dispatching problem. Operations Research. ISSN 0030364X. 63(1), p. 48–64. doi: 10.1287/opre.2014.1327. Show summary

Kjenstad, Dag; Mannino, Carlo; Schittekat, Patrick & Smedsrud, Morten (2013). Integrated surface and departure management at airports by optimization, 2013 5th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization, ICMSAO 2013, Hammamet, 2830 April. 2013. IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). ISSN 9781467358149. doi: 10.1109/ICMSAO.2013.6552657.

Boccia, Maurizio; Mannino, Carlo & Vasilyev, Igor (2013). The dispatching problem on multitrack territories: Heuristic approaches based on mixed integer linear programming. Networks. ISSN 00283045. 62(4), p. 315–326. doi: 10.1002/net.21528. Show summary

Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron & Mannino, Carlo (2013). The track formulation for the train dispatching problem. Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics. ISSN 15710653. 41, p. 559–566. doi: 10.1016/j.endm.2013.05.138. Show summary

D'Andreagiovanni, Fabio; Mannino, Carlo & Sassano, Antonio (2013). GUB Covers and PowerIndexed formulation for Wireless Network Design. Management science. ISSN 00251909. 59(1), p. 142–156. doi: 10.1287/mnsc.1120.1571. Show summary

Benth, Fred Espen; Dahl, Geir & Mannino, Carlo (2012). Computing Optimal Recovery Policies for Financial Markets. Operations Research. ISSN 0030364X. 60(6), p. 1373–1388. doi: 10.1287/opre.1120.1112.

Mannino, Carlo; Nilssen, Eivind Jodaa & Nordlander, Tomas (2012). A pattern based, robust approach to cyclic master surgery scheduling. Journal of Scheduling. ISSN 10946136. 15(5), p. 553–563. doi: 10.1007/s109510120275z. Show summary

Mannino, Carlo & Holte, Matias (2012). The implementor/adversary algorithm for the cyclic and robust scheduling problem in healthcare. European Journal of Operational Research. ISSN 03772217. 226, p. 551–559. doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2012.10.029. Show summary

Kjenstad, Dag; Mannino, Carlo; Nordlander, Tomas; Schittekat, Patrick & Smedsrud, Morten (2011). Optimizing AMANSMANDMAN at Hamburg and Arlanda airport. In Schaefer, Dirk (Eds.), Proceedings of the SESAR Innovation Days. Eurocontrol. ISSN 9782874970245.

Borndörfer, Ralf; Klug, Torsten; Lamorgese, Leonardo; Mannino, Carlo; Reuther, Markus & Schlechte, Thomas (2018). Handbook of optimization in the railway industry. Springer. ISBN 9783319721538. 280 p.

Mannino, Carlo (2021). Train Scheduling: models, decomposition methods and practice .

Mannino, Carlo (2021). An Automatic Train Dispatching: A Reallife Application in the Greater Oslo Region .

Mannino, Carlo (2021). Recent developments of realtime train scheduling optimization in the practice.

Mannino, Carlo (2020). Ny norskutviklet programvare skal bedre punktligheten på jernbanen. [Journal]. Teknisk ukeblad.

Sartor, Giorgio; Mannino, Carlo & Bach, Lukas (2019). Combinatorial Learning in Traffic Management.

Bach, Lukas; Mannino, Carlo & Sartor, Giorgio (2019). MILP approaches to practical realtime train scheduling: the Iron Ore Line case.

Bach, Lukas & Mannino, Carlo (2019). Matematikk kan forbedre jernbanen. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 08043116.

Mannino, Carlo; Nakkerud, Andreas; Sartor, Giorgio & Schittekat, Patrick (2018). Hotspot Resolution with Sliding Window Capacity Constraints using the Path&Cycle Algorithm. Show summary

Kloster, Oddvar; Mannino, Carlo; Riise, Atle & Schittekat, Patrick (2018). Vehicle scheduling: spatial conflicts representation, detection and resolution.

Kloster, Oddvar; Mannino, Carlo; Riise, Atle & Schittekat, Patrick (2018). Scheduling Vehicles with spatial conflicts.

Mannino, Carlo; Sartor, Giorgio & Schittekat, Patrick (2018). Modelling and Solving the Hotspot Problem in Air Traffic Control.

Sartor, Giorgio; Mannino, Carlo & Schittekat, Patrick (2018). The Path&Cycleformulation for the HotspotProblem in Air Traffic Management. Show summary

Sartor, Giorgio & Mannino, Carlo (2018). The Path&Cycle formulation for the Hotspot Problem in Air Traffic Management. Show summary

Sartor, Giorgio; Mannino, Carlo & Schittekat, Patrick (2018). A novel formulation for jobshop scheduling in traffic management. Show summary

Fauske, Maria Fleischer; Ventura, Paolo & Mannino, Carlo (2018). Solving a Generalized Periodic Vehicle Routing Problem for Maritime Surveillance.

Bach, Lukas & Mannino, Carlo (2017). CO2REOPT: Realtime Train Dispatching on the Iron Ore Line.

Bach, Lukas; Kloster, Oddvar & Mannino, Carlo (2017). Realtime train dispatching on the iron ore line.

Riise, Atle; Mannino, Carlo & Leonardo, Lamorgese (2015). Multilevel Benders Decomposition for Multimodal Outpatient Scheduling in Hospitals.

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.

Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron; Lium, ArntGunnar; Mannino, Carlo & Kloster, Oddvar (2014). An exact decomposition approach for the realtime train dispatching problem.

Bakhrankova, Krystsina; Schittekat, Patrick; Karahasanovic, Amela; Eide, Aslak Wegner; Swendgaard, Hans Erik & Grantz, Volker [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2014). Decision support for improving the SESAR Key Performance Areas.

Lium, ArntGunnar; Dragland, Åse Kirsti & Mannino, Carlo (2014). Nye kart får togene i rute. Forskning.no. ISSN 1891635X. Show summary

Lium, ArntGunnar; Dragland, Åse Kirsti & Mannino, Carlo (2014). Prioriterte tog det neste? Gemini. ISSN 0802085X. Show summary

Gaze, Kevin Anders; Hasle, Geir & Mannino, Carlo (2013). Column Generation for the Mixed Capacitated General Routing Problem.

Riise, Atle; Burke, Edmund & Mannino, Carlo (2015). Integrated planning and scheduling in operational patient management. University of Oslo.

Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron; Lium, ArntGunnar & Mannino, Carlo (2014). Prioritization of Trains: mathematical model. SINTEF. ISSN 9788214057027. Full text in Research Archive Show summary

Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron & Mannino, Carlo (2013). An exact decomposition approach for the realtime Train Dispatching problem (v.2). SINTEF. ISSN 9788214053234. Full text in Research Archive Show summary

Lium, ArntGunnar; Werner, Adrian & Mannino, Carlo (2012). A survey of approaches for prioritizing trains in congested railroad networks. SINTEF. ISSN 9788214053913. Full text in Research Archive Show summary

Lamorgese, Leonardo Cameron & Mannino, Carlo (2012). An exact decomposition approach for the realtime train dispatching problem. SINTEF. ISSN 9788214052992. Full text in Research Archive Show summary

Riise, Atle & Mannino, Carlo (2012). The Surgery Scheduling Problem  A General Model. SINTEF . ISSN 9788214052817. Full text in Research Archive Show summary