Victor J Milenkovic

Department Chair

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1988Ph.D. Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
1981A.B. Mathematics summa cum laude, Harvard University

Professional Experience

2007 - Professor of Computer Science, University of Miami
2000 - 2003(founding) Chairman, Department of Computer Science, University of Miami
1994 - 2007Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of Miami
1988 - 1994Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University
1989 - 1992Visiting Scientist, Manufacturing Research, summers, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
1984 - Intern, Computing Science Research, AT&T Bell Laboratories
1981 - 1982Intern, Automation Research, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
1978 - 1979Programmer, Computer Systems, Fisher Body, General Motors

Honors & Acknowledgements

Outstanding Fashion Show Presentation Award
National Textile Center Annual Forum, 1997.
Semifinalist Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research
Applications of Operations Research Algorithms For Layout in the Apparel Industry, 1997
Director’s Partnership Award
“Outstanding Poster Exhibit”–Visual Presentation, National Textile Center Annual Forum, 1996
Best paper of the year
Computer-Aided Design, 1993
Presidential Young Investigators Award
National Science Foundation, 1991
IBM Manufacturing Research Graduate Fellowship
Sigma Xi
Phi Beta Kappa
Harvard class of 1981
U.S.A. International Mathematical Olympiad Team

First place, 1977 (first time a free world nation had won–President Carter sent the coach a letter of congratulations).

Second place, 1978

Conferences & Events

November 11-14, 2013
Robust Cascading of Operations on Polyhedra. SIAM Conference on Geometric and Physical Modeling (GD/SPM13). | Proceedings in ComputerAided Design (see articles above). Denver, Colorado.
Victor Milenkovic, Elisha Sacks, and Steven Trac.
June 17-20, 2013
Interactive visualization of 3D configuration spaces | Proceedings of the 29th ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG13), ACM, New York, NY.
Justin Stoecker and Victor Milenkovic
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Program Committee Member, SIGGRAPH
Program Committee Member, ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry (SCG)
Review Panel Member, National Science Foundation
President, University of Miami Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Honor Society
Local Arrangements Chair, National Science Foundataion Workshop on Computational Topology

(proposed new funding area),

June 10-11, 1999.

Local Arrangements Chair, 15th Annual ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry (SCG 1999)
Radisson Deauville, Miami Beach, FL, June 1999.
Program Chair, Special Sessions on Cutting and Packing,
at EURO XVI, July 1998, Brussels, Belgium. Six sessions with 24 talks from researchers around the world accepted by Jacques Teghem, EURO XVI Secretary.
Local Arrangements Chair, 38th Annual IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS)
Radisson Deauville, Miami Beach, FL, October 1997
Site Review Committee Member, National Science Foundation Infrastructure Grant, Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University

March 1997.

“A Networked Computing Environment for the Manipulation and Visualization of Geometric Data”.

Program Committee Member and host of program committee meeting, 12th Annual ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry (SCG)
January 1996
Program Committee Member, ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA)
Sigma Xi
Mathematical Association of America
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
IEEE Computer Society
Association for Computing Machinery
Operations Research Society of America


Min-Ho Kyung, Elisha Sacks, and Victor Milenkovic "Robust Polyhedral Minkowski Sums with GPU Implementation" Computer-Aided Design 48-576768 (October 2015).

Elisha Sacks and Victor Milenkovic "Robust Cascading of Operations on Polyhedra" ComputerAided Design 216-22046 (2014).

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