Jan Kronqvist

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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KTH Royal Institute of Technology


Jan Kronqvist is an Assistant Professor in Optimization and Systems Theory at the Department of Mathematics at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, since 2021. Before starting at KTH, Jan did a two-year Postdoc at Imperial College London as a Newton International Fellow. He received his PhD from Åbo Akademi University in 2018 (graduated with honors, and awarded best PhD thesis). During his PhD, he spent 6 months at Carnegie Mellon University as a visiting researcher. From 2017 to 2019 he worked as a university teacher at Åbo Akademi in Process Systems Engineering. 

His research is focused around mixed-integer optimization; on developing algorithms and techniques for solving mixed-integer optimization problems, optimization software, and mixed-integer optimization for AI and ML applications. 

Jan is also a developer of the award-winning convex nonlinear mixed-integer solver SHOT.