Large Scale Optimization
3rd Summer School and Conference
April 02-10, 2023


IIT Kanpur

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) is one of the world's leading technical institutions, established in 1959 by the Government of India and a consortium of nine American universities. Since its inception, the institute's aim has been to provide meaningful education, conduct original research of the highest standard, and serve as a leader for the development of this nation. The institute's vision is to become an international center of excellence in all facets of technical and management education by being a melting pot of academia, industry, and research while remaining firmly rooted in Indian ethos and societal values. Presently, IIT Kanpur has a 1055-acre residential campus with approximately 4000 undergraduate students, 2500 postgraduate students, and over 500 faculty members. The institute has made special efforts to recruit talented faculty from around the world, and it admits students from all over the country through a rigorous selection process. Additional information about IIT Kanpur can be obtained from

Department of IME

Established in 1974 as an interdisciplinary program, the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering (IME) at IIT Kanpur is one of the first in the nation to leverage the synergy of technology and management in a comprehensive manner for the benefit of society at large. The department has approximately 25 faculty members and more than 300 students enrolled in programs such as PhD, MTech, MBA, and VLFM. The core research of the department covers a whole gamut of areas in Industrial & Management Engineering, that includes Operations Research, Operations Management, Production & Supply Chain Management, Quantitative Methods & Decision Making, Marketing/Services Management, Social Media Analytics, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Organizational/Human Resource Management, Business Economics, Infrastructure & Public Systems, Financial Markets and Models, Enterprise Information and Knowledge Systems, etc. In addition to dedicated labs for its PhD, MTech, and MBA students, the department has the Syndicate Bank Entrepreneurship Research and Training Centre (SBERTC), Energy Analytics Lab (EAL), and Simulation Lab, among others. More information about the department can be obtained from its webpage

Important Dates

01 February 2023
Application and Registration opens for Summer School and Conference

28 February 2023
Application closes

06 March 2023
Acceptance notification

15 March 2023
Registration closes

02 - 09 April 2023
Summer School on Large Scale Optimization

10 April 2023
Conference on Large Scale Optimization