Valentin Polishchuk
Associate professor, senior lecturer in air transportation
  Communications and Transport Systems, ITN, Linköping University
Adjunct professor, affiliated member
  New Paradigms in Computing, CS Dept, University of Helsinki
Contact info
Email: valentin.polishchuk@liu.se    Phone: +46 73 6569219    Homepage: itn.liu.se/~valpo40/
Postal address: Linköping University / ITN, SE 60174 Norrköping, Sweden
Visiting address: Linköping University / Campus Norrköping, Spetsen (Luntgatan 2), room 6211

Research interests
computational geometry, air traffic management, robotics, sensor networks, GIS
Grants
 PI
  Route optimization and capacity estimation for drones (2016-2019), Trafikverket
  Optimal design of terminal airspace (2014-2018) [partner: LFV], VINNOVA
  CompGeom group support (2012-2015), Research Foundation (U of Helsinki)
  Geospatial aspects of physical network security (2014), VINNOVA
  Towards automatic (pre-)processing of seismic data (2012), Academy of Finland
  Postdoctoral researcher grant (2011-2013), Academy of Finland
 co-PI
  Visualization and control of unmanned aerial traffic (2016-2018), Trafikverket
  Sustainable airports locations (2016-2020), Swedaiva
  Digital traffic control optimization (2016-2018), LFV
PC     SoCG '10, '17, ALENEX'17, ALGOSENSORS'14,
          EuroCG'17, SToC/SoCG'16 WoGaML, SoCG'13 video/multimedia,
          ICUMT '08, '09, '10, '11, '13, '14, '15, '16, '17            ISUT'17
OC    SWAT'12, EuroCG'17         
Guest co-editor
          ACM JEA special issue on ALENEX'17
Reviewing
           AMS Math Reviews (MathSciNet), numerous conferences and journals
Positions of trust
           Steering group, Amplify teamwork with automation project
           PhD committee "exterminator" (external examinator), Jun Zhou (ENAC)
Supervisory duties
  Postdoctoral researchers:
    (2015-) Communications and Transport Systems, Linköping University
  PhD theses:
    (2016-) Communications and Transport Systems, Linköping University
       L. Sedov (main supervisor), N. Daneshfar, G. Avgouleas, A. Kinene (co-supervisor)
   (2015-) Computer Science, University of Helsinki
       T. Talvitie (co-supervisor)
  MSc theses:
    (2016-) Communications and Transport Systems, Linköping University
       J. Gunnarsson, L. Kratz, E. Zohrevandi, L. Forsberg, A. Ström
   (2011-2015) Computer Science and Math, University of Helsinki
       A. Pääkkö, L. Rasku, M. Nikkilä, T. Talvitie (Laudatur)
  CompGeom group leading (2012-2015), CS Dept, University of Helsinki
Teaching
  Communications and Transport Systems, Linköping University
    Airlines Logistics, Air Traffic Management, Studies in Traffic and Logistics, GIS (2012-)
  Computer Science, University of Helsinki
    Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Computational Geometry (2009-2011)
  Applied Math and Statistics, Stony Brook University
    Linear Algebra, Matrix Methods and Models (2001-2004)
Invited talks
  Algorithms in the sky: How to design an optimal airspace   Slides
         KTH Centre for Sustainable Aviation
  Barriers in Networks: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly   Slides
         SoCG'14 Workshop on Geometric Optimization in Wireless Communication and Sensing
  Thick Non-Crossing Paths and Minimum-Cost Flows in Polygonal Domains
         INFORMS annual meeting
Guest lectures
  Routing Air Traffic Flows: From Continuous to Discrete and Back   Slides
         Civil and Env Engineering Dept, University of California, Berkeley
         CS Dept, University of Arizona
         CS Dept, University of British Columbia
         IBM Watson Research Center, Hawthorne
         Institute of Mathematics, Tampere University of Technology
         Metron Aviation

  Algorithms in the sky: How to design an optimal airspace   Slides
         IT Dept, Uppsala University
  Optimal geometric flows via dual programs   Slides
         Math Dept, Higher School of Economics, Moscow
         Department of Math and CS, Technical University of Eindhoven
  Simple Wriggling is Hard unless you are a Fat Hippo   Slides
         Max-Planck-Institut fur Informatik
         AMS Dept, Stony Brook University
  Capacitated Routing in Grid Graphs   Slides
        CS Dept, Case Western Reserve University
        IBM Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights
        Helsinki Institute for Information Technology
        CS Dept, University of Arizona
  Advanced Route Planning and Basic Map Labeling
         CS Dept, TU Braunschweig
         Institute of Theoretical Informatics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
         Department of Math and CS, Technical University of Eindhoven

Degrees and titles
 Docent in Computer Science (2012), University of Helsinki
 Ph.D. in Applied Math and Statistics (2007), Stony Brook University
Awards
  Best Paper Award, ICNS'17
  3rd Best Paper Award, ICNS'17
  Senior Researcher's Award (2010), CS Department, University of Helsinki
  W. J. Kim Dissertation Prize (2007), AMS Department, Stony Brook University
  Outstanding Student Teacher (2004), AMS Department, Stony Brook University
Publications