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Oklahoma State University

Buchanan, Austin


Assistant Professor

Industrial Engineering & Management
Oklahoma State University
354 Engineering North
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-5016 USA
Phone: (405) 744-6055


Areas of Interest

  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Integer Programming
  • Design and Analysis of Networks
  • Operations Research


Academic Qualifications

Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2015.
B.S., Industrial Engineering and Management, Oklahoma State University, 2011.


Selected Publications

  1. H. Salemi, A. Buchanan. Parsimonious formulations for low-diameter clusters. To appear, Mathematical Programming Computation.
  2. J.L. Walteros, A. Buchanan. Why is maximum clique often easy in practice? To appear, Operations Research.
  3. H. Validi, A. Buchanan. The optimal design of low-latency virtual backbones. To appear, INFORMS Journal on Computing.
  4. A. Buchanan, Y. Wang, S. Butenko. Algorithms for node-weighted Steiner tree and maximum-weight connected subgraph. Networks, 72(2): 238-248, 2018.
  5. Y. Wang, A. Buchanan, S. Butenko. On imposing connectivity constraints in integer programs. Mathematical Programming, 166(1): 241-271, 2017.


Selected Grants

  1. A. Buchanan (PI). CAREER: Parsimonious Models for Redistricting. National Science Foundation (CMMI-1942065)$500,000, 06/01/2020--05/31/2025.
  2. A. Buchanan (PI). Imposing connectivity constraints in large-scale network problems. National Science Foundation (CMMI-1662757). $258,586, 06/15/2017--05/31/2020.