MAO group - Models and Algorithms for Optimization

Dept. of Information Engineering                                                                      University of Brescia


Dip. di Ingegneria dell'Informazione
Universita' degli Studi di Brescia
via Branze, 38
25123, Brescia

+39 030 371 5448
+39 030 371 5935
+39 030 371 5757

Since 2007, MAO is the Operational Reserch group working at the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Brescia, Italy. It is part of the inter-departmental group OR@BRESCIA (University of Brescia, Italy).
Daniele Manerba

Dr. Daniele Manerba, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Operations Research

Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Brescia

via Branze, 38 - 25123 Brescia - Italy
Phone: +39 030 371 5757


Research interests

Integer and Combinatorial Optimization; Stochastic Programming; Vehicle Routing and Transportation problems; Synchromodal Logistics; Facility Location and Covering problems.


Author of more than 40 scientific publications, the most of which are articles in international journals. Author of more than 60 scientific works presented during national and international conferences.

Short Bio

Daniele Manerba is Associate Professor in Operations Research at the Dept. of Information Engineering (DII) of the University of Brescia, Italy. Between Jan 2017 and Nov 2022, he has been an Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Control and Computer Engineering (DAUIN) of Politecnico di Torino and at the Dept. of Information Engineering (DII) of the University of Brescia. He holds a Ph.D. in Control and Information Engineering from the University of Brescia and has been a visiting student at the Interuniversity Research Center on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation (CIRRELT) in Montreal, Canada. He is leader of the UNIBS research unit of the PRIN2020 project ULTRAOPTYMAL (4 partners, 36 months). He has been leader of 2 out of 9 WPs of the European H2020 project SYNCHRO-NET (20 international partners, total budget 7.5 million Euros, 42 months) and participated in several other funded projects and contracts. He is part of the Editorial Board of the international Journal of Smart Cities and Society and Journal of Optimization in Industrial Engineering, and has been Guest Editor of the special issue "Sustainability in Synchromodal Logistics and Transportation" for the international journal "Sustainability". He is a member of the EURO Working Groups on Metaheuristics (EU/ME), on Vehicle Routing and Logistics (VeRoLog), on Stochastic Optimization (EWGSO), and of the Italian Association of Operational Research (AIRO).