Samuel Gutekunst

Samuel Gutekunst

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Assistant Professor of Data Science
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About Samuel Gutekunst

Sam Gutekunst is the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Assistant Professor of Data Science at Bucknell University, with appointments in the departments of Computer Science and Mathematics.  Sam teaches courses in data science, algorithms, operations research, and combinatorics, and joined Bucknell in 2020.  His research is in data-driven decision making and combinatorial optimization, and his application areas include hotel room allocation and detecting gerrymandering.  He has worked with undergraduates on research, consulting, and software development.

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He, him, his, himself

Educational Background

  • B.S. in Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College 
  • MASt in Mathematics, Cambridge University
  • M.S. in Operations Research, Cornell University
  • Ph.D. in Operations Research, Cornell University

Research Interests

  • Algorithms and Combinatorial Optimization
  • The Traveling Salesman Problem
  • Semidefinite Programming 
  • Data-Driven Decision Making
  • Enumerative Combinatorics
  • Gerrymandering and Statistics
     

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