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Graduate Studies in Industrial Engineering

Sabancı University Industrial Engineering Graduate Program has been offering both MSc and PhD degrees for almost two decades. We welcome all prospective students who would like to be a part of a reputable graduate program in industrial engineering and operations research. Our faculty members are fully committed to support and supervise all enthusiastic graduate students. We especially encourage the individuals who like to take initiative and come up with new ideas.

Explore this website to find information about various aspects of being an Industrial Engineering graduate student at Sabancı University. If you have any further questions, please contact our graduate student advisor Burak Kocuk.

Funding & Opportunities

At Sabanci University, graduate students do not pay any tuition fee. Currently, all graduate students in our program receive a financial aid. Some of these students are supported by the university as research assistants. The others are supported through research projects. The scholarships include monthly stipend and tuition waiver. All our students are also eligible for the graduate student housing in the campus. Most students share a room with another graduate student. There are also a few single-occupancy rooms.

Every student in our program is expected to assist undergraduate courses. Although it very much depends on the course, in general, a graduate student spends, on average, 10 to 15 hours a week for teaching. This includes problem solving sessions (2 hours), preparation for the recitation (3-4 hours), office hours (2-3 hours), grading (2-3 hours), responding to messages (1-3 hours).

We encourage our students to attend national and international conferences. The students are usually supported by the university. In addition, the faculty members have their own research budgets to support their students. There are also other funding opportunities through The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and European Research Council.

While pursuing their PhD degree, our doctoral students have a chance to visit another institution for one semester. They work with other scientists and extend their research network. These visits are also supported partly by the university and partly by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and European Research Council. There could also be funding opportunities through the hosting institution.

In the past, our students visited the these institutions for their pre-doctoral study.

  • Cornell University, USA
  • Northwestern University, USA
  • Wayne State University, USA
  • Ohio State University, USA
  • University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Southampton University, UK
  • CIRRELT, Canada
  • Bologna University, Italy

Education

PhD Students

  • Amin Ahmadi Digehsara
    Isfahan University of TechnologyMSc
    University of Tabriz, BSc
  • Ayda Amniattalab
    Payame Noor UniversityMSc
  • Ece Naz Duman
    Sabancı UniversityMSc
    TOBB University of Economics and TechnologyBSc
  • Faran Ahmed
    Sabancı University MSc
    Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology BSc
  • İmran Türe
    Rutgers University MSc
    Istanbul Commerce University BSc
  • Malek Ebadi
    Bilkent University MSc
    University of Tabriz BSc
  • Merve Keskin Özel
    Sabancı University MSc
    Istanbul Technical University BSc
  • Milad Hassani
    Sabancı University MSc
    Tahran University BSc
  • Nozir Shokirov
    Sabancı UniversityMSc
    Gaziantep University BSc
  • Nurdan Kuru
    Yıldız Technical University MSc
    Abant İzzet Baysal University BSc
  • Siamak Naderi Varandi
    Sabancı University MSc
    University of Tehran BSc
  • Sina Rastani
    K.N. Toosi University of TechnologyMSc
    University of TabrizBSc
  • Soner Aydın
    Sabancı UniversityMSc, BSc

MSc Students

  • Ali Ebadi Torkayesh
    Seraj Higher Education InstituteBSc
  • Barış Esen
    Sabancı UniversityBSc
  • Büşra Nur Asa
    Bilkent UniversityBSc
  • Duygu Ay
    Sabancı UniversityBSc
  • Ege Yağız
    Sabancı UniversityBSc
  • Elif Karul
    İstanbul Technical UniversityBSc
  • Elif Yılmaz
    Özyeğin UniversityBSc
  • Gülnihal Özcan
    Bilkent UniversityBSc
  • Gülten Büşra Karkılı
    Bilkent UniversityBSc
  • Hazal Ercan
    Sabancı UniversityBSc
  • Hilal Nur Güçlü
    Yıldız Technical UniversityBSc
  • Kemal Berkay Tüzün
    Sabancı UniversityBSc
  • Mohamed Shafik Maarouf
    Sabancı UniversityBSc
  • Nuri Ustaoğlu
    İstanbul Technical UniversityBSc
  • Pınar Özyavaş
    İstanbul Technical UniversityBSc
  • Polen Arabacı
    İzmir University of EconomicBSc
  • Sahand Asgharieh Ahari
    Iran University of Science and TechnologyBSc
  • Semih Boz
    Bilkent UniversityBSc
  • Sezen E. Kayacık
    İstanbul Technical UniversityBSc
  • Simge Güçlükol
    İzmir University of EconomicsBSc
  • Süleyman Topdemir
    TOBB University of Economics and Technology BSc
  • Yağız Varol
    Sabancı UniversityBSc

MSc study typically takes 2 academic years to complete. Students in MSc program are expected to take 7 courses and register for 2 seminars usually in the first two or three semesters of their education. By the end of the fourth semester, they should complete their thesis work.

Detailed Information

Our PhD program is designed for students with MSc degree in a relevant field. PhD study typically takes 4-5 academic years to complete. Students in PhD program are expected to take 7 courses and register for 2 seminars usually in the first two or three semesters of their education. By the end of the fourth semesters, they take a Qualifying Exam. Students who pass the qualifying exam start their research work by preparing a dissertation proposal first. They are expected to complete their dissertation and defend it usually by the end of their 8th semester.

Detailed Information

Operations Research Methodology:

  • Linear Programming and Extensions
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Nonlinear Programming
  • Dynamic Programming
  • Graph Theory and Network Flows
  • Optimization Theory
  • Stochastic Programming

Operations Research Applications:

  • Manufacturing Strategies
  • Manufacturing Systems Modeling
  • Production Planning
  • Logistics and Transportation Planning
  • Behavioral and Experimental Methods in Operations Management

Simulation/Statistics/Data Science:

  • System Simulation
  • System Dynamics
  • Simulation for Statistical Inference
  • Operations Research and Data Mining
  • Optimization for Big Data

Manufacturing Processes:

  • Additive Manufacturing,
  • Metal Cutting Mechanics and Dynamics
  • Machine Tool Engineering
  • Computer-Aided Biomodeling and Fabrication

Graduate students can take courses from other engineering fields, mathematics, business school and economics as well.

Research

The members of our program conduct cutting edge research in algorithm development, stochastic programming, decision analysis, large-scale optimization, production planning, simulation, supply chain management, high performance machining and manufacturing design.

Our faculty members collaborate with many researchers around the world. This gives us a chance to expose our graduate students to other research institutions and help them build their own networks. We also have weekly seminars, where we invite scientists to present their research. During these seminars, the students find a chance to get acquainted with the speakers.

Here is a list of faculty members and their research areas

  • Ali Rana Atılgan: Computational Social Science

    Applications

    Managing refugee crises in Europe; How the social networking changes the way people cooperatively behave

    Projects

    Diffusion of social norms, social cohesion, and collective action in ethnically diverse neighborhoods

  • Bahattin Koç: Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing), Biomanufacturing, Bioprinting Of Tissues And Organs, Nano-Micro Hybrid Manufacturing, Computational Geometry For Manufacturing.

    Projects

    Modeling and 3D bioprinting of hybrid live cell and biomaterial structures for vascular tissue engineering

    Abstract: The main aim of this project is to 3D bioprint live cell aggregates with biomaterials support structures in vascular tissue engineering. In addition, 3D bioprinting tool path planning and parameters are optimized based on the cell proliferation, morphology, autophagy and cell stress analyses. With this proposed work, the following novel methods will be developed: i) new computer aided algorithms will be developed to model and 3D print multi-cellular aggregates and their support structures with biomaterials (hydrogels), ii) a novel multi-nozzle 3D bioprinter will be developed to fabricate the hybrid live cell support structures directly from the computer-aided design (CAD) models, iii) analyzing the biofabricated structures for cell aggregate fusion, cell morphology, autophagy and cell stresses, iv) optimizing 3D bioprinting topology (path planning) and bioprinting parameters. These novel ideas will advance the science and research in computer-aided tissue engineering.

    Computational model-informed strategies for the biomanufacturing of 3D patterned constructs for the treatment of large, non-healing bone defects

    In this novel collaborative research project, computational model-informed strategies to design 3D patterned constructs and subsequent biomanufacturing of the optimized constructs are proposed for the treatment of large, non-healing bone defects. We hypothesize that TE constructs characterized by controlled spatial patterns of cells, growth factors and matrix densities will enhance the healing of large bone defects. First, a multi-scale computational model of bone regeneration, developed at KU Leuven will be used to design 3D patterned constructs that should enhance the healing of large, non-healing bone defects. The modeled and optimized 3D patterned constructs will then be biomanufactured using fabrication techniques developed at Sabanci University.

    Additive Manufacturing of Multifunctional Nano-composite Structures

    In this project, our aim is to develop 3D multi-functional structures made out of spatially changing nano-composites using 3D printing technologies by optimizing the structures design, developing path planning algorithms and 3D printing of these structures directly from their optimum designs. Therefore, we will i) develop computer-aided algorithms to model multi-functional structures from base polymer and its nano-composites, ii) develop tool-path planning algorithms for 3D printing of the designs, iii) develop new 3D printing technologies for manufacturing of these multifunctional structures.

    3D Coaxial Elecrohydrodynamic Printing of Multifunctional Scaffolds for Wound Healing and Skin Regeneration

    The objective is this research plan is to develop a novel multifunctional “active” scaffolds with controlled micro-architecture and material composition using the proposed three-dimensional (3D) electrohydrodynamic coaxial bioprinting device. Computational algorithms will be developed to design such active scaffolds based on the proposed electrohydrodynamic process parameters. The proposed active scaffold with the required mechanical and biological properties will be fabricated by optimizing the composition of the composite coaxial biomaterials. Novel computer aided algorithms will be developed to model 3D scaffolds based on wound geometry and by mimicking wound healing process. The proposed computational algorithms will then be used to calculate optimum 3D bioprinting topologies. The developed multifunctional scaffolds will be tested for their biocompatibility and biodegradation using in-vitro cytotoxicity and animal studies. The results from these studies will be used to further optimize the process and biomaterial parameters.

  • Barış Balcıoğlu: Stochastic Modeling, Queueing Systems, Discrete-Event Simulation

    Applications

    Analysis of Production and Inventory Systems, Call Centers

    Projects

    Currently, I am interested in implementing dynamic pricing schemes in production/inventory systems to combat the degrading effects of production time variability. Increasing or decreasing the price of a product considering workload at the production facility may help the company reap more profit than that it would obtain when a static pricing scheme is followed. In customer contact centers, I would like to introduce the call-back option for customers that wait on the line. If customers accept this option, within a given period of time, call centers call the customer back. This may increase the customer satisfaction, decrease the loss of customers who become inpatient while waiting on the line, can decrease the stress on agents.

  • Burak Kocuk Nonlinear (convex, conic, global) and integer programming.

    Engineering optimization problems with particular interest in power systems.

  • Bülent Çatay: Sustainable Transport Planning, Vehicle Routing, Electromobility, Metaheuristics

    Applications

    Applications: Large-scale problems in transportation and logistics

  • Erhan Budak: Machining processes and machine tools, high performance and precision machining, machine tool dynamics, process modeling and simulation, mechanical vibrations

    Erhan Budak

    Applications

    Machining processes are widely used various industries such as automotive, aerospace, machinery, energy, die and mold, medical etc. for manufacturing of parts made out of various materials with different sizes.

    Projects

    All of the projects involve experimental work as well as analytical modeling and simulations using numerical solutions.

    • Simualtaneous machining operations
    • Alternative cooling methods in machining
    • Super Abrasive Machining (SAM)
    • Machine tool design optimization for higher accuracy (reduced thermal deformations and higher rigidity) and faster response
    • Optimal milling tool design for improved performance
    • Stability of multi purpose machining processes
    • Thermal modeling of cutting processes
  • Esra Koca: Production Planning And Logistics, Integer Programming, Conic Optimization, Stochastic Optimization

    Applications

    Lot sizing is one of the core problems in production planning. This problem may also be encountered in many real life procurement and transportation systems. Moreover, the problem can be modeled as a special case of network design problems. Therefore, the problem has both practical and theoretical importance.

    Projects

    The interest in environmental issues has grown in the last few decades. Recently, various researchers have studied green lot sizing problems with different carbon emission constraints. This problem may be further studied by introducing new carbon emission constraints, and different formulations (and solution techniques) may be developed to solve this problem.

  • Gizem Özbaygın: Computational optimization, dynamic optimization, networks

    Applications

    In a very broad sense, my research interests and expertise are in modeling and solving large-scale optimization problems. So far, I have focused on developing efficient optimization algorithms for several vehicle routing and scheduling problems encountered in practice. However, these algorithms are based on established optimization techniques such as the use of cutting planes, decomposition, or dynamic programming, which can be applied to solve optimization problems in a variety of domains other than vehicle routing and scheduling, or even other than the broader area of transportation and logistics.

    • Dynamic vehicle routing problem with roaming delivery locations
    • Integrated production and inventory routing problem
    • Drone-assisted last-mile delivery planning
    • Mobility planning with autonomous vehicles.
  • Gündüz Ulusoy: Innovation And Manufacturing Strategies, Resource Constrained Machine And Project Scheduling

    Applications

    It is employed in projects for increasing the competitiveness of manufacturing firms - a popular theme for consulting firms.

    Among others it is employed in make-to-order production planning particularly in the area of capital investment goods.

    Projects

    It is part of a large project proposal focusing on these aspects of competitiveness in Small and Medium Enterprises. The project will deal among others on the determinants as well as the measurement of competitiveness. Software, machine building, and furniture manufacturing sectors will be investigated and compared on the basis of the determinants and other factors leading to possibly different competitiveness strategies for each sector. Besides innovation and manufacturing strategies the project will deal with social networks, clusters and other means of collaboration among firms and business models.

    Developing methods for make-to-order production planning based on a real case from industry.

  • Güvenç Şahin: Integer optimization, decomposition methods, graphs and networks

    Applications

    Line Planning in Urban Transportation Systems, Decision Making in Electricity Markets, Network Design in After-sales Service Supply Chains

  • Hans Frenk: Mathematics Of Operations Research, Stochastic Processes, Estimation of stochastic processes, Statistics, Optimization, Stochastic Optimization Applications, Revenue Management, Maintenance, Inventory Control

    Applications

    How to set your policy of accepting customer in order to improve profits in airline industry.

    Efficient management of cost of inventories and service levels to customers.

    Optimization of stochastic systems and its applications to Operations research and Management Operations

    present applications topics focused on: Model in a realistic way problems in Revenue Management and Inventory Control and use available theory to solve these problems.

    Theoretical topics. Renewal theory, Regenerative Processes and increasing Levy Processes, Applications of martingale theory, Stochastic dynamic programming,. Nonlinear programming and Convex Analysis.

    Projects

    Any applied type of topic with a stochastic background which can be modeled properly and analyzed. Improvement of well accepted models in established application fields. Main focus: Revenue management, Joınt replenishment problem and related inventory problems and stochastic models in maintenance.

  • İlker Birbil: Mathematical Programming, Algorithm Development, Parallel And Distributed Optimization, Data Science.

    Applications

    Larges-scale optimization for machine learning; multi-agent global optimization; revenue management; large-scale linear programs with column-dependent-rows; combination of exact methods with heuristics for combinatorial optimization.

    Projects

    Advanced Parallel Optimization Algorithms for Big Data Analysis Using Machine Learning (TUBITAK 1001 Project); Solving Optimization Problems with Separable Convex Objective Functions Arising in Electricity Transmission Networks by Column and Row Generation (COST Action TD1207)

  • Kemal Kılıç: Decision Making, Data Mining and Machine Learning

    Applications

    Applications: Healthcare Informatics, Digital Transformation, Innovation Management

    Projects

    Determinants of Firm Level Competitiveness:

    "What are the internal and external drivers that influence the competitiveness of companies?" is the major research question that will be investigated under this title. Empirical survey based research will also allow to evaluate the relative significance of these determinants and as a result a decision support tool will be developed that might be helpful for strategic level decision makers.

    Validation of Multi Criteria Decision Making Techniques

    Many techniques are developed as a tool for multi Criteria decision making problems with the intention of assisting the human decision making process. However, these techniques do not capture the behavioral biases of humans but rather their theoretical framework assumes a rational thinking. This research will try to evaluate the performance of these techniques in real life as a tool for assisting so-called irrational decision makers, i.e., humans.

    Feature Weighting

    Not only lack or relevant features, but also abundance of irrelevant features in data directly influences the performance of the data mining process because those irrelevant or relative less important features curtain the relations in data. Therefore feature subset selection and/or feature weighting is the most significant step of data mining phase. In this project methodological improvements are considered for this problem.

  • Kerem Bülbül: Decomposition methods in deterministic and stochastic large-scale computational optimization, Integrated predictive & prescriptive optimization

    Applications

    Applications: Risk-averse cloud resource provisioning, (Risk-averse) machine scheduling, Stochastic humanitarian logistics & facility location.

    Projects

    Resource allocation and scheduling problems on the cloud:

    Concurrency, parallelism, feasibility of preemption and task migration are just some of the many aspects of the resource allocation and scheduling problems faced by cloud companies in their data center operations. One major goal of this project is to identify novel, interesting, and relevant problems confronting a typical data center which needs to ensure a certain customer service level while also minimizing the operational costs and the energy footprint. These problems are then to be formulated and solved via mathematical programming techniques, including stochastic programming.

  • Lütfi Taner Tunç: Modelling, Simulation and tool path planning for multi-axis machining operations, Machine tool and Workpiece dynamics, Robotic Manufacturing, Abrasive Waterjet Cutting, Automated Fiber Lay up for Composite Production, Machining of composite parts.
  • Murat Kaya: Supply chain management, Behavioral operations management, Strategic decision analysis, Game theory, Inventory modeling

    Applications

    Applications: Decision problems in energy and power supply chains, supply chain coordination, forecasting

    Projects

    Behavioral Experiments on Supply Chain Contracting.

    We conduct computerized decision making experiments with human subjects. We analyze experimental data and develop models to explain deviations from analytical predictions.

    The goal of this research is to understand factors that affect managerial decision making in strategic supply chain decisions. The findings have implications on the design of incentive systems, decision support systems, management information systems and supply chain contracts Modeling Generation Company Interactions in Power Markets

    Modeling Generation Company Interactions in Power Markets

    Design of power markets has become an important practice and research area following recent deregulation and privatization waves. Our findings in this research stream can help power companies develop more effective bidding strategies. In addition, the findings can help governments design more efficient power markets, leading to lower cost electricity generation and increase in public welfare. Allowing what-if scenario analyses, such simulation models can be used as a "wind tunnels" to test the effects of policy proposals on market players.

  • Nilay Noyan: Decision making under uncertainty, Large-scale optimization, Stochastic programming, Risk modeling, Statistical inference methods.

    Applications

    Stochastic Optimization Applications; in particular, humanitarian logistics, sustainable urban transportation, airline revenue management, homeland security

    Projects

    Chance-Constrained Stochastic Programming:

    For many decision making problems, it is crucial to consider the inherent uncertainty and develop risk-averse optimization models. For example, in the chaotic post-disaster environment, there is significant uncertainty in factors affecting the structure of a relief distribution network. It is essential to develop decision making models incorporating the inherent uncertainty in an effective way for ensuring a successful disaster response.

    As part of our ongoing work, we intend to introduce a new class of chance-constrained two-stage stochastic programs, which can be applied to relief network design, and develop decomposition-based solution algorithms.

    Robust Risk-Averse Stochastic Programming Models For Multicriteria Decision Making Problems, TUBITAK 1001 Project (115M560):

    For many decision making problems under uncertainty, it is essential to take into account decision makers' risk preferences and specify the preferences based on multiple stochastic performance measures/criteria. Such decision making problems arise in a wide range of areas, including humanitarian logistics, homeland security budget allocation, and financial management. In the scope of this project, we intend to study various risk-averse optimization models for multicriteria decision making problems and develop associated effective solution methods. In such problems, finding best decisions requires specifying preference relations among vector-valued random variables, where each dimension of a vector corresponds to a decision criterion. In this respect, we consider the multivariate preference relations primarily based on the risk measure called ``conditional value-at-risk - (CVaR)''; such relations provide a higher flexibility to express decision makers' risk preferences and allow us to represent a wider range of views.

  • Semih Onur Sezer: Stochastic processes, martingales, Markov processes, Lévy processes, random measures

    Applications

    Optimal stopping, stochastic optimal control with applications in engineering and finance

  • Sinan Yıldırım: Bayesian Statistics, Monte Carlo Methods, Parameter Estimation, Time Series Models, Data Privacy, Scalable Algorithms

    Applications

    Applications of my research cover stochastic systems where one can not obtain close form solutions and hence has to resort to numerical approximations. These systems are encountered in many fields from engineering (e.g. target tracking, signal processing, optimisation) to biological science (e.g. genome analysis). Big data analysis and privacy preserving data analysis have also been increasingly relevant to my research.

    Projects

    The projects I am currently in are as follows:

    • Making Monte Chain Monte Carlo more efficient with parallelizable computations
    • A new Monte Carlo algorithm for parameter estimation in state-space models
    • Combining Monte Carlo with Data Privacy
    • Simulation based approaches for origin-destination matrix estimation
  • Tonguç Ünlüyurt: Applications of Combinatorial Optimization, Sequential Testing

    Applications

    In logistics, manufacturing, telecommunications and reliability systems,

    Projects

    Fault localization in failed systems with the minimum expected total cost: When a complicated system fails, it is important to find the reason of failure as cheaply (quick) as possible. One needs to find efficient strategies to do this and different assumptions regarding the system function, the tests, feasibility, objective function lead to different research problems.

    • Pickup network design: A new area that we started looking into
  • How to prevent (or recover from) nation-wide power outages?
  • Impact of emerging technologies (drones, self-driving vehicles etc.) on passenger & freight transportation
  • Recent advances and challenges in city logistics (crowdsourcing, collaborative logistics, etc.)
  • Can governments bring down electricity costs/prices by optimizing the markets?
  • How does a customer provision cloud resources with minimum cost?
  • How decarbonization strategies will transform transport and logistics operations?
  • Impact of digitalization on production planning and manufacturing execution systems
  • What will be the impact of vehicle electrification on power costs and CO2 emissions? What type of policies can be developed to provide the correct incentives to decision makers?
  • What are the impacts of human decision biases and heuristics on supply chain decisions, and what can be done to mitigate their adverse effects?
  • Developing tractable decision making models that handle decision-dependent uncertain parameters.
  • Does “industry 4.0” suggest that we manage product life cycles the way molecular machines orchestrate theirs?
  • If it has been observed that clusters made out of altruists have an advantage over those including selfish individuals, even if selfish individuals have the advantage over altruists within clusters, what type of an invisible hand or (Maxwell’s) demon forming these clusters in organizational networks?
  • Article

    Elçi, Özgün and Noyan, Nilay (2018) "A Chance-Constrained Two-Stage Stochastic Programming Model for Humanitarian Relief Network Design" Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Vol. 108, pp 55-83. doi: 10.1016/j.trb.2017.12.002

    Noyan, Nilay and Kahvecioğlu, Gökçe (2018) " Stochastic Last Mile Relief Network Design with Resource Reallocation". OR Spectrum, Vol. 40, Issue 1, pp 187-231, doi: 10.1007/s00291-017-0498-7

    Kilic, Kemal and Saygi, Menekşe Gizem and Sezer, Semih (to appear) “Exact and Heuristic Methods for Personalized Display Advertising in Virtual Reality Platforms”. Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization (ISI)

    Muter, İbrahim and Birbil, Ş. İlker and Bülbül, Kerem (2018). "Benders Decomposition and Column-and-Row Generation for Solving Large-Scale Linear Programs with Column-Dependent-Rows". European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 264, Issue 1, pp 29-45, doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2017.06.044 (SCI).

    Elçi, Özgün and Noyan, Nilay and Bülbül, Kerem (2018). "Chance-Constrained Stochastic Programming under Variable Reliability Levels with an Application to Humanitarian Relief Network Design". Computers & Operations Research, accepted for publication (SCI).

    Shahmoradi, Zahed and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç, “Failure Detection for Series Systems When Tests are Unreliable, accepted, Computers and Industrial Engineering, 2018.

    Kilic, Kemal and Saygi, Menekşe Gizem and Sezer Semih (2017) “A Mathematical Model for Personalized Advertisement in Virtual Reality Environments”, Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, pp. 1-24 (ISI)

    Aliabadi, Danial Esmaeili and Kaya, Murat and Şahin, Güvenç (2017), “An agent-based simulation of power generation company behavior in electricity markets under different market-clearing mechanisms”. Energy Policy, Vol. 100, pp 191-205.

    Aliabadi, Danial Esmaeili and Kaya, Murat and Şahin, Güvenç (2017), “Competition, risk and learning in electricity markets: an agent-based simulation study”. Applied Energy, Vol. 195, pp 1000-1011.

    Altekin, Fatma Tevhide and Aylı, Ezgi and Şahin, Güvenç (2017), "After-sales services network design of a household appliances manufacturer," Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 68(9), pp 1056-1067.

    Daldal, Rebi and Özlük, Özgür and Selçuk Barış and Shahmoradi, Zahed and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç (2017) “Sequential testing in batches”, Annals of Operations Research, 253, (1), 97-117.

    Ermiş, Gizem and Çatay, Bülent (2017) "Accelerating local search algorithms for the travelling salesman problem through the effective use of GPU". Transportation Research Procedia, Vol. 22, pp 409-418. [http://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2017.03.012]

    Hosseini, Seyed Ahmad and Şahin, Güvenç and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç, (2017) “A penalty-based scaling algorithm for the multi-period multi-product distribution planning problem”, Engineering Optimization, 49, (4), 583-596.

    Atakan, Semih and Bülbül, Kerem and Noyan, Nilay (2017) "Minimizing value-at-risk in single-machine scheduling". Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 248, Issue 1, pp 25–73 (SCI)

    Bülbül, Kerem and Şen, Halil (2016) An exact extended formulation for the unrelated parallel machine total weighted completion time problem", Journal of Scheduling, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 373-389, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10479-016-2251-z (SCI)

    Frenk, Hans and Pourghannad, Behrooz and Sezer, Semih Onur (2016) "A static model in single leg flight airline revenue managemen", Transportation Science 51 (1), 214-232  Published Online First http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/trsc.2016.0695

    Davari, Soheil and Kilic, Kemal and Nadari, Siamak (2016) “A Heuristic Approach to Solve the Preventive Health Care Problem with Budget and Congestion Constraints”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, vol. 276, pp. 442-453 (ISI)

    Ünlüyurt, Tonguç and Tunçer, Yasir (2016) “Estimating the performance of emergency medical service location models via discrete event simulation”, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 102, 467-475.

    Özkırımlı, Ömer Mehmet and Tunç, Lütfi Taner and Budak, Erhan (2016) "Generalized model for dynamics and stability of multi-axis milling with complex tool geometries", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol.238, 446-458 (SCI)

    Esmaeili Aliabadi, Danial and Kaya, Murat and Şahin, Güvenç (2016) "Determining collusion opportunities in deregulated electricity markets", Electric Power Systems Research, Vol.141, 432-441 (SCI)

    Khani, Navid and Yıldız, Mehmet and Koç, Bahattin (2016) "Elastic properties of coiled carbon nanotube reinforced nanocomposite: a finite element study", Materials & Design, Vol.109, 123-132 (SCI)

    Kahvecioğlu, Gökçe and Balcıoğlu, Ahmet Barış (2016) "Coping with production time variability via dynamic lead-time quotation", OR Spectrum, Vol.38, No.4, 877-898 (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00291-015-0425-8)

    Aksu, Burak and Çelebi, Ceren and Budak, Erhan (2016) "An experimental investigation of oblique cutting mechanics", Machining Science and Technology, Vol.20, No.3, 495-521 (SCI)

    Nadernezhad, Ali and Khani, Navid and Akdeniz Skvortsov, Gözde and Toprakhisar, Burak and Bakırcı, Ezgi and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Serkan and Koç, Bahattin (2016) "Multifunctional 3D printing of heterogeneous hydrogel structures", Scientific Reports, Vol.6 (SCI)

    Özler, Saime Burçe and Bakırcı, Ezgi and Küçükgül, Can and Koç, Bahattin (2016) "Three-dimensional direct cell bioprinting for tissue engineering". Published Online First http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.33768

    Noyan, Nilay and Balçık, Burcu and Atakan, Semih (2016) "A stochastic optimization model for designing last mile relief networks", Transportation Science, Vol.50, No.3, 1092-1113 (SCI)

    Tunç, Taner L. and Özkırımlı, Ömer Mehmet and Budak, Erhan (2016) "Machining strategy development and parameter selection in 5-axis milling based on process simulations", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.85, No.5-8, 1483-1500 (SCI)

    Frenk, Hans and Pourghannad, Behrooz and Sezer, Semih Onur (2016) "A static model in single leg flight airline revenue management". Published Online First http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/trsc.2016.0695

    Hosseini, Seyed Ahmad and Şahin, Güvenç and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç (2016) "A penalty-based scaling algorithm for the multi-period multi-product distribution planning problem". Published Online First http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0305215X.2016.1206474

    Tunç, Lütfi Taner and Budak, Erhan and Bilgen, Samet and Zatarain, Mikel (2016) "Process simulation integrated tool axis selection for 5-axis tool path generation", CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, Vol.65, No.1, 381-384 (SCI)

    Daldal, Rebi and Gamzu, Iftah and Segev, Danny and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç (2016) "Approximation algorithms for sequential batch-testing of series systems", Naval Research Logistics, Vol.63, No.4, 275-286 (SCI)

    Karagüzel, Umut and Uysal, Emre and Budak, Erhan and Bakkal, Mustafa (2016) "Effects of tool axis offset in turn-milling process", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol.231, 239-247 (SCI)

    Emeç, Uğur and Çatay, Bülent and Bozkaya, Burçin (2016) "An adaptive large neighborhood search for an e-grocery delivery routing problem", Computers and Operations Research, Vol.69, 109-125 (SCI)

    Keskin, Merve and Çatay, Bülent (2016) "Partial recharge strategies for the electric vehicle routing problem with time windows", Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Vol.65, 111-127 (SCI)

    Yıldırım, Mahir Umman and Çatay, Bülent (2015), "An ant colony-based matheuristic approach for solving a class of vehicle routing problems". Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9335, pp 105-119. [https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-24264-4_8]

    Kilic, Kemal and Ulusoy, Gündüz and Gunday, Gürhan and Alpkan, Lütfihak (2015) “Innovativeness, Operations Priorities and Corporate Performance: An Analysis Based on a Taxonomy of Innovativeness”, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, vol. 35, pp. 115-133 (ISI)

    Kilic, Kemal and Bozkurt, Onur (2013), “Computational Intelligence Based Decision Support Tool for Personalized Advertisement Assignment System”, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, vol. 6(3), pp. 396-410 (ISI)

    Gunday, Gürhan and Ulusoy, Gündüz and Kilic, Kemal and Alpkan, Lütfihak (2011) “Effects of Innovation Types on Firm Performance”, International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 133(2) p.p. 662-676 (ISI)

    Alpkan, Lütfihak and Bulut, Çağrı and Günday, Gürhan and Ulusoy, Gündüz and Kilic, Kemal (2010) “Organizational Support for Intrapreneurship and its Interaction with Human Capital to Enhance Innovative Performance”, Management Decision, vol. 48 (5) p.p. 732-755 (ISI).

    Kahvecioğlu, Gökçe and Balcıoğlu, Ahmet Barış (2015) "Coping with production time variability via dynamic lead-time quotation". Published Online First http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00291-015-0425-8

    Akhmedov, Murodzhon and Çatay, Bülent and Apaydın, Serkan Mehmet (2015) "Automating unambiguous NOE data usage in NVR for NMR protein structure-based assignments", Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Vol.13, No.6 (SCI)

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    Suyabatmaz, Ali Çetin and Şahin, Güvenç (2015) "Railway crew capacity planning problem with connectivity of schedules", Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol.84, 88-100 (SCI)

    Arslan, Alp Muzaffer and Frenk, Hans and Sezer, Semih Onur (2015) "On the single-leg airline revenue management problem in continuous time", Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, Vol.81, No.1, 27-52 (SCI)

    Çapa, Canan and Ulusoy, Gündüz, "Proactive project scheduling in an R&D department: a bi-objective genetic algorithm", International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM 2015), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), March 2015, 966-971

    S. Davari, K. Kilic, and S. Nadari, “A Heuristic Approach to Solve the Preventive Health Care Problem with Budget and Congestion Constraints”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, vol. 276, pp. 442-453 (2016) DOI:10.1016/j.amc.2015.11.073

    K. Kilic, G. Ulusoy, G. Gunday and L. Alpkan, “Innovativeness, Operations Priorities and Corporate Performance: An Analysis Based on a Taxonomy of Innovativeness”, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, vol. 35, pp. 115-133. (2015), DOI: 10.1016/j.jengtecman.2014.09.001

    Tunç, Lütfi Taner and Özkırımlı, Ömer Mehmet and Budak, Erhan (2015) "Machining strategy development and parameter selection in 5-axis milling based on process simulations". Published Online First http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00170-015-8001-6

    Aslan, Deniz and Budak, Erhan (2015) "Surface roughness and thermo-mechanical force modeling for grinding operations with regular and circumferentially grooved wheels", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol.223, 75-90 (SCI)

    Karagüzel, Umut and Uysal, Emre and Budak, Erhan and Bakkal, Mustafa (2015) "Analytical modeling of turn-milling process geometry, kinematics and mechanics", International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol.91, 24-33 (SCI)

    Karagüzel, Umut and Olgun, Utku and Uysal, Emre and Budak, Erhan and Bakkal, M. (2015) "Increasing tool life in machining of difficult-to-cut materials using nonconventional turning processes", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.77, No.9-12, 1993-2004 (SCI)

    Yelbay, Belma and Birbil, Ş. İlker and Bülbül, Kerem (2015) "The set covering problem revisited: an empirical study of the value of dual information", Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization, Vol.11, No.2, 575-594 (SCI)

    Küçükgül, Can and Özler, Saime Burçe and İnci, İlyas and Karakaş, Hacer Ezgi and Irmak, Ster and Gözüaçık, Devrim and Taralp, Alpay and Koç, Bahattin (2015) "3D bioprinting of biomimetic aortic vascular constructs with self-supporting cells", Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Vol.112, No.4, 811-821 (SCI)

    Tunç, Lütfi Taner and Özkırımlı, Ömer Mehmet and Budak, Erhan (2015) "Generalized cutting force model in multi-axis milling using a new engagement boundary determination approach", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.77, No.1-4, 341-355 (SCI)

    Yelbay, Belma and Birbil, Ş. İlker and Bülbül, Kerem and Jamil, Hasan M. (2015) "Approximating the minimum hub cover problem on planar graphs". Optimization Letters, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 33-45 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11590-015-0876-5

    Öztürk, Erdem and Çomak, Alptunç and Budak, Erhan (2015) "Tuning of tool dynamics for increased stability of parallel (simultaneous) turning processes", Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol.360, 17-30 (SCI)

    Şen, Halil and Bülbül, Kerem (2015) "A strong preemptive relaxation for weighted tardiness and earliness/tardiness problems on unrelated parallel machines", Informs Journal on Computing, Vol.27, No.1, 135-150 (SCI)

    Ulusoy, Gündüz and Kılıç, Kemal and Günday, Gürhan and Alpkan, Lütfihak (2015) "A determinants of innovativeness model for manufacturing firms", International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development, Vol.6, No.2, 125-158

    Capa, Canan and Ulusoy, Gündüz, "Proactive project scheduling with a bi-objective genetic algorithm in an R&D department", Fliedner, Thomas and Kolisch, Rainer and Naber, Anulark (eds.), 14th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling, Munich, Germany: TUM School of Management , March 2014, 56-59

    Hosseini, Seyed Ahmad and Şahin, Güvenç and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç (2014) "A decomposition-based approach for the multiperiod multiproduct distribution planning problem", Journal of Applied Mathematics (SCI)

    Can, Anıl and Ulusoy, Gündüz (2014) "Multi-project scheduling with two-stage decomposition", Annals of Operations Research, Vol.217, No.1, 95-116 (SCI)

    Suyabatmaz, Ali Çetin and Altekin, Fatma Tevhide and Şahin, Güvenç (2014) "Hybrid simulation-analytical modeling approaches for the reverse logistics network design of a third-party logistics provider", Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol.70, 74-89 (SCI)

    Tunç, Lütfi Taner and Budak, Erhan (2013) "Identification and modeling of process damping in milling", Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol.135, No.2 (SCI)

    Çomak, A. and Koca, R. and Özkırımlı, Ö. M. and Budak, Erhan, "Modeling and simulation based design of variable pitch and variable helix milling tools for increased chatter stability", 7th International Conference and Exhibition on Design and Production of Machines and Dies/Molds, -: Machines and Dies / Molds 2013

    Muter, İbrahim and Birbil, Ş. İlker and Bülbül, Kerem (2013) "Simultaneous column-and-row generation for large-scale linear programs with column-dependent-rows", Mathematical Programming, Vol.142, No.1-2, 47-82 (SCI)

    Aydın, Nursen and Birbil, Ş. İlker and Frenk, Hans and Noyan, Nilay (2013) "Single-leg airline revenue management with overbooking", Transportation Science, Vol.47, No.4, 560-583 (SCI)

    Aydemir, Fatma Başak and Günay, Akın and Öztoprak, Figen and Birbil, Ş. İlker and Yolum, Pınar (2013) "Multiagent cooperation for solving global optimization problems: an extendible framework with example cooperation strategies", Journal of Global Optimization (Sl), Vol.57, No.2, 499-519 (SCI)

    Kolak, O. İlker and Feyzioğlu, Orhan and Birbil, Ş. İlker and Noyan, Nilay and Yalçındağ, Semih (2013) "Using emission functions in modeling environmentally sustainable traffic assignment policies", Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization, Vol.9, No.2, 341-363 (SCI)

    Muter, İbrahim and Birbil, Ş. İlker and Bülbül, Kerem and Şahin, Güvenç and Yenigün, Hüsnü and Taş, Duygu and Tüzün, Dilek (2013) "Solving a robust airline crew pairing problem with column generation", Computers & Operations Research, Vol.40, No.3, 815-830 (SCI)

    Kılıç, Kemal and Bozkurt, Onur (2013) "Computational intelligence based decision support tool for personalized advertisement assignment system", International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, Vol.6, No.3, 396-410 (SCI)

    Şahin, Mustafa and Çavuşlar, Gizem and Öncan, Temel and Şahin, Güvenç and Tüzün Aksu, Dilek (2013) "An efficient heuristic for the multi-vehicle one-to-one pickup and delivery problem with split loads", Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies (Sl), Vol.27, 169-188 (SCI)

    Budak, Erhan and Çomak, Alptunç and Öztürk, Erdem (2013) "Stability and high performance machining conditions in simultaneous milling", CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, Vol.62, No.1, 403-406 (SCI)

    Suyabatmaz, Ali Çetin and Şahin, Güvenç, "A column-and-row generation algorithm for a crew planning problem in railways", Klatte, Diethard and Lüthi, Hans-Jakob and Schmedders, Karl (eds.), International Conference on Operations Research (OR 2011), Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag 2012, 335-340

    Tunç, Lütfi Taner and Budak, Erhan (2012) "Effect of cutting conditions and tool geometry on process damping in machining", International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol.57, 10-19 (SCI)

    Budak, Erhan and Tunç, Lütfi Taner and Alan, Salih and Özgüven, H. Nevzat (2012) "Prediction of workpiece dynamics and its effects on chatter stability in milling", CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, Vol.61, No.1, 339-342 (SCI)

    Özlü, Emre and Tunç, Lütfi Taner and Güven, İpek and Budak, Erhan, "Industrial applications of science integrated machining approach", Kılıç, Engin (ed.), 15. Uluslararası Makina Tasarım ve İmalat Kongresi (UMTİK 2012), Ankara, Turkey: METU (Middle East Technical University), June 2012

    Çavuşlar, Gizem and Çatay, Bülent and Apaydın, Serkan Mehmet (2012) "A tabu search approach for the NMR protein structure-based assignment problem", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Vol.9, No.6, 1621-1628 (SCI)

    Kundakcıoğlu, Erhun Ömer and Ulusoy, Gündüz and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç, Optimization Letters: Special Issue: 30th National Congress on Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Turkey, Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, August 2012

    Uzar, Muhammed Furkan and Çatay, Bülent (2012) "Distribution planning of bulk lubricants at BP Turkey", Omega - International Journal of Management Science, Vol.40, No.6, 870-881 (SCI)

    Ünlüyurt, Tonguç and Aydın, Cenk (2012) "Improved rehandling strategies for container retrieval process", Journal of Advanced Transportation (Sl), Vol.46, No.4, 378-393 (SCI)

    Muter, İbrahim and Birbil, Ş. İlker and Bülbül, Kerem and Şahin, Güvenç (2012) "A note on "A LP-based heuristic for a time-constrained routing problem"", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol.221, No.2, 306-307 (SCI)

    Yıldırım, Mahir Umman and Çatay, Bülent (2012) "A time-based pheromone approach for the ant system", Optimization Letters (Sl), Vol.6, No.6, 1081-1099 (SCI)

    Başar, Ayfer and Çatay, Bülent and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç (2012) "A taxonomy for emergency service station location problem", Optimization Letters (Sl), Vol.6, No.6, 1147-1160 (SCI)

    Şeker, Merve and Noyan, Nilay (2012) "Stochastic optimization models for the airport gate assignment problem", Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol.48, No.2, 438-459 (SSCI)

    Tunç, Lütfi Taner and Budak, Erhan, "Effect of cutting conditions and tool geometry on process damping in machining", Bouzakis, K. (ed.), 4th International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICMEN2011), Thessaloniki, Greece: Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki , October 2011

    Kılıç, Kemal and Hamarat, Caner, "A DSS for innovation management: the significance of the innovation determinants", 2nd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM 2011), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: IEOM Research Solutions Pty Ltd., January 2011, 439-444

    Özkırımlı, Ömer M. and Budak, Erhan (2011) "Process simulation for five-axis machining for generalised milling tools", International Journal of Design Engineering, Vol.3, No.3, 232-246

    Günday, Gürhan and Ulusoy, Gündüz and Kılıç, Kemal and Alpkan, Lütfihak (2011) "Effects of innovation types on firm performance", International Journal of Production Economics, Vol.133, No.2, 662-676 (SCI)

    Öztürk, Erdem and Tunç, Lütfi Taner and Budak, Erhan (2011) "Analytical methods for increased productivity in five-axis ball-end milling", International Journal of Mechatronics and Manufacturing Systems (IJMMS), Vol.4, No.3/4, 238-265

    Öztoprak, Figen and Birbil, Ş. İlker (2011) "A symmetric rank-one Quasi-Newton line-search method using negative curvature directions", Optimization Methods and Software, Vol.26, No.3, 455-486 (SCI)

    Başar, Ayfer and Çatay, Bülent and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç (2011) "A multi-period double coverage approach for locating the emergency medical service stations in Istanbul", Journal of The Operational Research Society, Vol.62, No.4, 627-637 (SCI)

    Özelkan, Ertunga C. and Öztürk, Özkan and Budak, Erhan (2011) "Identifying parameters of a broaching design using non-linear optimisation", International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control (IJMIC), Vol.12, No.3, 244-252

    Özkırımlı, Ömer M. and Budak, Erhan (2011) "Process simulation for five-axis machining for generalised milling tools", International Journal of Design Engineering, Vol.3, No.3, 232-246

    Doyuran, Tamer and Çatay, Bülent (2011) "A robust enhancement to the Clarke-Wright savings algorithm", Journal of The Operational Research Society, Vol.62, No.1, 223-231 (SCI)

    Tunç, Taner L. and Özkırımlı, Ömer Mehmet and Öztürk, Erdem and Murtezaoğlu, Yavuz and Budak, Erhan, "Machining strategy development in 5-axis milling operations using process models", 4th CIRP International Conference on High Performance Cutting (HPC 2010), Paris, France: CIRP, October 2010

    Hamarat, C. and Kılıç, Kemal, "A genetic algorithm based feature weighting methodology", The 40th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE40), Japan: Kobe Gakuin University 2010

    Kılıç, Kemal and Hamarat, C., "A decision support system framework for innovation management", The 5th IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology (ICMIT 2010), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) 2010, 765-770

    Budak, Erhan and Tunç, Lütfi Taner (2010) "Identification and modeling of process damping in turning and milling using a new approach", CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, Vol.59, No.1, 403-408 (SCI)

    L. Alpkan , Ç. Bulut, G. Günday, G. Ulusoy, and K. Kilic “Organizational Support for Intrapreneurship and its Interaction with Human Capital to Enhance Innovative Performance”, Management Decision, vol. 48 (5) p.p. 732-755 (2010). DOI: 10.1108/00251741011043902

    Muter, İbrahim and Birbil, Ş. İlker and Şahin, Güvenç (2010) "Combination of metaheuristic and exact algorithms for solving set covering-type optimization problems", Informs Journal on Computing, Vol.22, No.4, 603-619 (SCI)

    Özlü, Emre and Molinari, Alain and Budak, Erhan (2010) "Two-zone analytical contact model applied to orthogonal cutting ", Machining Science and Technology, Vol.14, No.3, 323-343 (SCI)

    Öztürk, Erdem and Budak, Erhan (2010) "Dynamics and stability of five-axis ball-end milling", Transactions of the ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol.132, No.2 (SCI)

  • Book Section / Chapter

    Özler, Saime Burçe and Küçükgül, Can and Koç, Bahattin, "Bioprinting with live cells", Bioprinting in Regenerative Medicine, Türksen, Kürşad (ed.), Switzerland: Springer, September 2015, 67-88

    Hafezi, Forough and Küçükgül, Can and Özler, Saime Burçe and Koç, Bahattin, "Bioprinting: application of additive manufacturing in medicine", Additive Manufacturing, Bandyopadhyay, Amit and Bose, Susmita (eds.), United States: CRC Press, June 2015, 197-214

    Yıldırım, Mahir Umman and Çatay, Bülent, "A parallel matheuristic for solving the vehicle routing problems", Computer-based Modelling and Optimization in Transportation, Freire de Sousa, Jorge and Rossi, Riccardo (eds.), Switzerland: Springer International Publishing 2014, 477-489

    Frenk, Hans and Kaya, Murat and Pourghannad, Behrooz, "Generalizing the ordering cost and holding-backlog cost rate functions in EOQ-type inventory models", Handbook of EOQ Inventory Problems: Stochastic and Deterministic Models and Applications, Choi, Jason (ed.), New York, NY: Springer 2014, 79-119

    Pamay, M. Berke and Bülbül, Kerem and Ulusoy, Gündüz, "Dynamic resource constrained multi-project scheduling problem with weighted earliness/tardiness costs", Essays in Production, Project Planning and Scheduling: A Festschrift in Honor of Salah Elmaghraby, Pulat, Pakize S. and Sarin, Subhash C. and Uzsoy, Reha (eds.), Berlin: Springer Verlag, December 2013, 219-248

    Ertek, Gürdal and Sevinç, Mete and Ulus, Firdevs and Köse, Özlem and Şahin, Güvenç, "Industrial benchmarking through information visualization and data envelopment analysis: a new framework", Strategic Performance Management and Measurement Using Data Envelopment Analysis, Osman, İbrahim and Anouze, Abdel L. and Emrouznejad, Ali (eds.), Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global, August 2013

    Ertek, Gürdal and Kaya, Murat and Kefeli, Cemre and Onur, Özge and Uzer, Kerem, "Scoring and predicting risk preferences", Behavior Computing: Modeling, Analysis, Mining and Decision, Cao, Longbing and Yu, Philip S. (eds.), Berlin: Springer 2012, 143-163

    Ulusoy, Gündüz and Altuğ Fayda, Sema Nur and İyigün Meydanlı, İffet, "Ar-ge projeleri için proje sonrası analiz ve risk yönetimi süreçleri", Teknik Değişimin Ekonomisi ve Yönetimi, Öner, Atilla M. (ed.), İstanbul: Pan Yayıncılık 2012, 413-435

    Çetindamar, Dilek and Çatay, Bülent and Basmacı, Serdar Osman, "Performance measurement in supply chain collaboration", Managing Innovation Driven Companies, Tschirky, Hugo and Herstatt, Cornelius and Probert, David and Gemünden, Hans Georg and Colombo, Massimo G. and Durand, Thomas and De Weerd-Nederhof, Petra C. and Schweisfurth, Tim (eds.), New York: Palgrave Macmillan, December 2010, 137-158

  • Papers in Conference Proceedings

    Bakioğlu, Hayri and Özlü, Emre and Budak, Erhan, "Dik kesme modelinde üçüncü deformasyon bölgesi kuvvetlerinin termomekanik modellenmesi", Budak, Erhan (ed.), 6. Ulusal Talaşlı İmalat Sempozyumu, İstanbul: Sabanci University, November 2015

    Yalçın, Turgut Köksal and Erberdi, Muharrem and Özlü, Emre and Budak, Erhan, "Yüksek hızlı iş millerinin termal modellemesi", Budak, Erhan (ed.), 6. Ulusal Talaşlı İmalat Sempozyumu, İstanbul: Sabanci University, November 2015

    Keskin, Merve and Çatay, Bülent, "The electric vehicle routing problem: outlook and recharging strategies", Aydın, Ulviyye and Tanyaş, Mehmet and Keskin, Hakan (eds.), 13th International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress, Izmir, Turkey: Loder / Izmir University, October 2015, 828-838

    Ahmed, Faran and Kılıç, Kemal, "Modification to fuzzy extent analysis method and its performance analysis", International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IESM 2015), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), October 2015, 435-438

    Yıldırım, Mahir Umman and Çatay, Bülent, "An ant colony-based matheuristic approach for solving a class of vehicle routing problems", Corman, Francesco and Voß, Stefan and Negenborn, Rudy R. (eds.), 6th International Conference on Computational Logistics (ICCL 2015), Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, September 2015, 105-119

    Bilgen, Samet and Özlü, Emre and Erberdi, Muharrem S. and Budak, Erhan, "An experimental study of CNC machine tool feed drive limits and cycle time prediction for a 3-axis milling operation", Kaftanoğlu, Bilgin and Budak, Erhan (eds.), 8th International Conference and Exhibition on Design and Production of Machines and DIES/MOLDS, Ankara: Atilim University, June 2015

    Albayrak, Mehmet and Yalçın, Turgut Köksal and Erberdi, Muharrem and Özlü, Emre and Budak, Erhan, "Static and dynamic analysis of different machine tool spindles", Kaftanoğlu, Bilgin and Budak, Erhan (eds.), 8th International Conference and Exhibition on Design and Production of Machines and DIES/MOLDS, Ankara: Atilim University, June 2015

    Çelebi, Ceren and Özlü, Emre and Budak, Erhan, "Experimental and analytical investigation of third deformation zone in orthogonal cutting", Altıntaş, Yusuf (ed.), 4th International Conference on Virtual Machining Process Technology, Canada, Vancouver, BC: UBC (University of British Columbia), May 2015

    Bakioğlu, Hayri and Özlü, Emre and Budak, Erhan, "Thermo-mechanical modeling of cutting forces in micro endmilling operations", Altıntaş, Yusuf (ed.), 4th International Conference on Virtual Machining Process Technology, Canada, Vancouver, BC: UBC (University of British Columbia), May 2015

    Tozlu, Başak and Daldal, Rebi and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç and Çatay, Bülent, "Crew constrained home care routing problem with time windows", IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (2015), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) 2015, 1751-1757

    Yıldırım, Mahir Umman and Çatay, Bülent, "Minimizing the carbon emissions on road networks", 7. Uluslararası Ulaşım Teknolojileri Sempozyumu ve Fuarı / 7th International Symposium on Transportation Technologies (TRANSIST 2014), Istanbul: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, December 2014, 242-251

    Aslan, Deniz and Kocaefe, Mert and Budak, Erhan, "Çevresel kanallı taşlar ile satıh taşlama operasyonunun modellenmesi (Modeling of surface grinding operation with circumferentially grooved wheels)", 5. Ulusal Talaşlı İmalat Sempozyumu (UTİS 2014), Bursa, Türkiye: Uludağ Universitesi, November 2014

    Uysal, Emre and Karagüzel, Umut and Budak, Erhan and Bakkal, Mustafa, "Dik frezeyle tornalama işleminde eksenler arası ofsetin etkisi ve takım ömrü (Tool life and the effect of axis offset in orthogonal turn-milling)", 5. Ulusal Talaşlı İmalat Sempozyumu (UTİS 2014), Bursa, Türkiye: Uludağ Universitesi, October 2014

    Baytok, Esma and Özlü, Emre and Budak, Erhan, "Titanyum ve alaşımlarının yüksek performanslı işlenmesi (High performance machining of titanium and its alloys)", 5. Ulusal Talaşlı İmalat Sempozyumu (UTİS 2014), Bursa, Türkiye: Uludağ Üniversitesi, October 2014

    Türker, Uraz Cengiz and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç and Yenigün, Hüsnü, "Lookahead-based approaches for minimizing adaptive distinguishing sequences", Merayo, Mercedes G. and Montes de Oca, Edgardo (eds.), 26th IFIP International Conference on Testing Software and Systems, Madrid: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, September 2014, 32-47

    Uysal, Emre and Karagüzel, Umut and Budak, Erhan and Bakkal, Mustafa, "Investigating eccentricity effects in turn-milling operations", 6th CIRP International Conference on High Performance Cutting (HPC2014), Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, June 2014, 176-181

    Aslan, Deniz and Budak, Erhan, "Semi-analytical force model for grinding operations", 6th CIRP International Conference on High Performance Cutting (HPC2014), Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, June 2014, 7-12

    Koç, Bahattin and Özler, Saime Burçe and Küçükgül, Can and Altunbek, Mine and Sen, O. and Çulha, M., "3D Bioprinting of aortic structures with HDF cells", Termis EU 2014 Congress, Hoboken, NJ, USA: Wiley, June 2014, 391-392

    Koç, Bahattin and Küçükgül, Can and Özler, Saime Burçe and Altunbek, Mine and Sen, O. and Çulha, M., "3D Bioprinting of branched vessel constructs", Termis EU 2014 Congress, Hoboken, NJ, USA: Wiley, June 2014, 95-96

    Keskin, Merve and Çatay, Bülent, "An adaptive large neighborhood search approach for solving the electric vehicle routing problem", Toklu, Y. Cengiz and Bekdaş, Gabriel (eds.), 15th Workshop of the EURO Working Group: EU/ME: The Metaheuristic Community, Bilecik, Turkey: Bilecik Şeyh Edebali University, March 2014, 31-36

    Küçüksayacigil, Fikri and Ulusoy, Gündüz, "A genetic algorithm application for multi-objective multi-project resource constrained project scheduling problem", Toklu, Cengiz and Bekdas, Gabriel (eds.), 15th Workshop of the EURO Working Group, Bilecik, Turkey: Bilecik Seyh Edebali University, March 2014, 49-52

    Ünlüyurt, Tonguç and Tunçer, Yasir, "Estimating the performance of EMS location models via simulation", 44th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE'44) / 9th International Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing & Service Systems (IMSS'14), Sakarya, Turkey: Sakarya Univesity 2014

    Karagüzel, Umut and Olgun, Utku and Uysal, Emre and Budak, Erhan and Bakkal, Mustafa, "High performance turning of high temperature alloys on multi-tasking machine tools", Denkena, Berend (ed.), 4th Machining Innovations Conference, Switzerland: Springer 2014, 1-9

    Şahin, Güvenç and Dashty Saridarq, Fardin, "Workload balancing in transportation crew rostering", Huisman, Dennis and Louwerse, Ilse and Wagelmans, Albert P. M. (eds.), International Conference on Operations Research (OR 2013), Netherlands: Springer International Publishing 2014, 383-388

    Işık, Gürkan and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç, "Sequential testing of 3-level deep series-parallel systems", IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), December 2013

    Şahin, Güvenç and Dashty Saridarq, Fardin, "The balanced path problem in crew scheduling applications", 6th Multidisciplinary International Scheduling Conference: Theory and Applications (MISTA), Ghent, Belgium: MISTA, August 2013, 729-732

    Küçükgül, Can and Özler, Saime Burçe and Karakaş, Hacer Ezgi and Gözüaçık, Devrim and Koç, Bahattin, "3D hybrid bioprinting of macrovascular structures", Bártolo, Paulo and Fernandes, Paulo (eds.), 3rd ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Tissue Engineering (ICTE 2013), The Netherlands: Elsevier, June 2013, 183-192

    Ulusoy, Gündüz and Kılıç, Kemal and Günday, Gürhan and Alpkan, Lütfihak, "What are the determinants leading to innovation in manufacturing firms ", Bulu, Melih and Arkalı, Gökçen (eds.), 6th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development (ICEIRD 2013), Istanbul, Turkey: Şehir University, June 2013, 98-108

    Akhmedov, Murodzhon and Çatay, Bülent and Apaydın, Serkan Mehmet, "Distinguishing the type of NOE for NMR protein structure-based assignments", 21st Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU 2013), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), June 2013, 1-4

    Karahanoğlu, Nazım Burak and Erdoğan, Hakan and Birbil, Ş. İlker, "A mixed integer linear programming formulation for the sparse recovery problem in compressed sensing", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2013), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), May 2013, 5870-5874

    Çakır, Esin and Karagüzel, Umut and Olgun, Utku and Özlü, Emre and Bakkal, Mustafa and Budak, Erhan, "Dik kesme durumunda kesme sıcaklığının analitik modellenmesi ve deneysel olarak doğrulanması (Modeling of temperature distribution in orthogonal cutting and experimental verfication)", 4. Ulusal Talaşlı İmalat Sempozyumu (UTİS 2013), Izmir, Turkey: Ege University 2013, 129-138

    Nizamoğulları, A. and Çomak, Alptunç and Budak, Erhan, "Paralel tornalama işlevini gerçekleştiren CNC torna tezgahının tasarımı, kesici uç ömrü ve kesme kararlılığı incelemeleri (Cutting tool life, cutting stability and process time review on designed and manufactured CNC turning machine which performs the parallel turning function)", 4. Ulusal Talaşlı İmalat Sempozyumu (UTİS 2013), Izmir, Turkey: Ege University 2013, 339-357

    Aslan, Deniz and Budak, Erhan, "Satıh taşlama operasyonunda kuvvet ve sıcaklık modellemesi (Force and temperature modeling for surface grinding operation)", 4. Ulusal Talaşlı İmalat Sempozyumu (UTİS 2013), Izmir, Turkey: Ege University 2013, 359-373

    Çomak, Alptunç and Koca, Recep and Özlü, Emre and Özşahin, Orkun and Öztürk, Erdem and Tunç, Taner and Uysal, Emre and Budak, Erhan and Özgüven, H. Nevzat, "Talaşlı imalat süreçlerinin kararlılığı ve takım tezgah dinamiği (Machining process stability and machine tool dynamics)", Şakar, Gürkan (ed.), 16. Ulusal Makina Teorisi Sempozyumu (UMTS 2013), Erzurum, Turkey: Ataturk University 2013, 114-124

    Olgun, Utku and Budak, Erhan, "Machining of difficult-to-cut-alloys using rotary turning tools", 14th CIRP Conference on Modeling of Machining Operations (CIRP CMMO), Philadelphia, PA, USA: Elsevier 2013, 81-87

    Çelebi, Ceren and Özlü, E. and Budak, Erhan, "Modeling and experimental investigation of edge hone and flank contact effects in metal cutting", 14th CIRP Conference on Modeling of Machining Operations (CIRP CMMO), Philadelphia, PA, USA: Elsevier 2013, 194-199

    Koca, Recep and Budak, Erhan, "Optimization of serrated end mills for reduced cutting energy and higher stability", 14th CIRP Conference on Modeling of Machining Operations (CIRP CMMO), Philadelphia, PA, USA: Elsevier 2013, 570-575

    Kılıç, Merve Aydan and Çatay, Bülent, "Scheduling operations for multi-spindle and multi-machining unit machines", The International IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) Conference, USA: IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) 2013

    Çapa, Canan and Ulusoy, Gündüz and Kılıç, Kemal, "A three-phase approach for R&D project scheduling", International IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) Conference (IIE 2013): The Global Reach of Industrial Engineering, Norcross, GA: IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) 2013

    Ulusoy, Gündüz and Günday, Gürhan and Kılıç, Kemal and Alpkan, Lütfihak, "Business strategy and innovativeness: results from an empirical study", Emmanouilidis, Christos and Taisch, Marco and Kiritsis, Dimitris (eds.), APMS 2012 Conference, Advances in Production Management Systems, Berlin: Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013, 685-692

    Çomak, Alptunç and Budak, Erhan, "Eşzamanlı frezeleme operasyonlarının dinamiği ve kararlılığı", Şeker, Ulvi (ed.), 3. Ulusal Talaşlı İmalat Sempozyumu (UTIS 2012), Ankara, Türkiye: Gazi Üniversitesi, October 2012

    Çomak, Alptunç and Budak, Erhan, "Chatter stability of parallel milling operations", 15. Uluslararası Makina Tasarım ve İmalat Kongresi (UMTİK 2012), Ankara, Turkey: METU (Middle East Technical University), June 2012

    Şen, Halil and Bülbül, Kerem, "A simple, fast, and effective heuristic for the single-machine total weighted tardiness problem", 13th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling (PMS 2012), Leuven, Belgium: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, April 2012, 282-286

    Suyabatmaz, Ali Çetin and Şahin, Güvenç, "A column-and-row generation algorithm for a crew planning problem in railways", Klatte, Diethard and Lüthi, Hans-Jakob and Schmedders, Karl (eds.), International Conference on Operations Research (OR 2011), Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag 2012, 335-340

    Öncan, Temel and Tüzün Aksu, Dilek and Şahin, Güvenç and Şahin, Mustafa, "A branch and cut algorithm for the multi-vehicle one-to-one pickup and delivery problem with split loads", IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM 2011), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), December 2011, 1864-1868

    Mutlu, Erdal and Birbil, Ş. İlker and Bülbül, Kerem and Yenigün, Hüsnü, "High level rule modeling language for airline crew pairing", Simos, T. E. (ed.), International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM 2011), Melville, New York: AIP (American Institute of Physics), September 2011, 798-801

    Atakan, Semih and Tezel, Birce and Bülbül, Kerem and Noyan, Nilay, "Minimizing value-at-risk in the single-machine total weighted tardiness problem", 5th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications (MISTA 2011), Phoenix, Arizona, USA: MISTA 2011, August 2011, 215-229

    Özkırımlı, Ömer M. and Tunç, Taner L. and Budak, Erhan, "Simulation of multi-axis machining processes using z-mapping technique", Kaftanoğlu, Bilgin and Budak, Erhan (eds.), 6th International Conference and Exhibition on Design and Production of Machines and Dies/Molds, Ankara, Turkey: Atılım University, June 2011

    Aran, Volkan and Budak, Erhan, "An experimental study on dynamics and stability of miniature end mills", Outeiro, J. C. (ed.), 13th CIRP Conference on Modelling of Machining Operations, Zurich, Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications 2011, 869-878

    Tunç, Taner L. and Özkırımlı, Ömer Mehmet and Öztürk, Erdem and Murtezaoğlu, Yavuz and Budak, Erhan, "Machining strategy development in 5-axis milling operations using process models", 4th CIRP International Conference on High Performance Cutting (HPC 2010), Paris, France: CIRP, October 2010

    Öztürk, Erdem and Budak, Erhan, "Modeling dynamics of parallel turning operations", 4th CIRP International Conference on High Performance Cutting (HPC 2010), Paris, France: CIRP, October 2010

    Çalpur, Mehmet Çağrı and Erdoğan, Hakan and Çatay, Bülent and Donald, Bruce R. and Apaydın, Mehmet Serkan, "Developing a scoring function for NMR structure-based assignments using machine learning", Gelenbe, Erol and Lent, Ricardo and Sakellari, Georgia and Sacan, Ahmet and Toroslu, Hakkı and Yazıcı, Adnan (eds.), 25th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, Netherlands: Springer, September 2010, 87-90

    Öztürk, Erdem and Budak, Erhan, "Tool orientation effects on the geometry of 5-axis ball-end milling", Hinduja, Srichand and Li, Lin (eds.), 36th International Matador Conference, Berlin, Germany: Springer, July 2010, 243-246

    Özkırımlı, Ömer Mehmet and Budak, Erhan, "Process simulation for 5-axis machining using generalized milling tool geometries", 14. Uluslararası Makina Tasarım ve İmalat Kongresi (UMTİK 2010), Ankara, Türkiye: Ortadoğu Teknik Üniversitesi, July 2010

    Öztürk, Erdem and Budak, Erhan, "Modeling dynamics of parallel milling processes in time-domain", Altıntaş, Yusuf (ed.), 2nd International CIRP Conference on Process Machine Interactions (PMI 2010), Paris, France: CIRP, June 2010

Sabancı University encourages the students and the faculty members to apply for national and international awards. In our university, we have several research and teaching awards given to those graduate students. Our program regularly nominates and strongly supports graduate students for the following awards awards.

In the past, our graduate students received following awards.

Dr Gürsel Sönmez Research Award Recipients
  • Rebi Daldal: 2016-2017
  • Nurşen Aydın - 2013-2014
  • İbrahim Muter - 2010-2011
  • Lütfi Taner Tunç - 2009-2010
  • Emre Özlü - 2007-2008

FENS Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Alihan Çelik (ENS 480, IE 305)
  • Siamak Naderi Varandi (IE 405)
  • Dicle Yağmur Özdemir, 2015-2016 - (IE 305)
  • Özgün Elçi, 2015-2016 - (IE 301)
  • Sonya Javadi Khatab, 2015-2016 - (IE302)
  • Murat Mustafa Tunç, 2013-2014 - (MS 407)
  • Mahir Umman Yıldırım, 2012-2013 - (ENS 208)

Best Student Presentation Aviations Applications (AAS) section of INFORMS
  • Behrooz Pourghannad: Houston 2017

Alumni

All our past graduate students are holding positions in various places around the world. Some of our graduates are professors or PhD students at national and international universities. The others are working for the industry around the world.

  • Stanford University, USA
  • University of California-Berkeley, USA
  • Northwestern University, USA
  • Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • University of Chicago, USA
  • University of Southern California, USA
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Texas A&M University, USA
  • Ohio State University, USA
  • Mississippi State University, USA
  • University of Houston, USA
  • Queen's University, Canada
  • Ecole Centrale Paris, France
  • Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Bocconi University, Italy
  • Swiss AI Lab IDSIA, Switzerland
  • CIRRELT, Canada
  • Brunel University, UK
  • University of Sheffield, UK
  • Umea University, Sweden
  • INRIA-Bordeaux, France
  • University of Bath, UK
  • University of Warwick, UK
  • Texas A&M University, USA*
  • George Mason University, USA*
  • Sabancı University, Turkey
  • Özyeğin University, Turkey
  • Bahçeşehir University, Turkey
  • Bilgi University, Turkey
  • MEF University, Turkey*
  • Yeditepe University, Turkey*
(*master graduates)

PhD.

Name Thesis Advisor Position Year
Sonya Javadi Khatab On The End-Of-Life Inventory problem Semih Onur Sezer 2018
Danial Esmaeili Aliabadi Analysis of Collusion and Competition in Electricity Markets Using an Agent-Based Approach Güvenç Şahin Senior Researcher at IICEC (Istanbul International Center for Energy and Climate) iicec.sabanciuniv.edu 2016
Seyed Ahmad Hosseini Multi-Period Multi-Product Distribution Planning Problems: Model Based and Network Based Approaches Tonguç Ünlüyurt, Güvenç Şahin Post-doctoral researcher at Umea University, Sweden 2015
Halil Sen Cut Generation Based Algorithms for Unrelated Parallel Machine Scheduling Problems Kerem Bülbül Postdoctoral researcher in the ReAlOpt team of INRIA Bordeaux – Sud-Ouest in France. 2015
Ümmühan Akbay Behavioral Expariments on Supply Chain Contracting Murat Kaya Faculty member at Özyegin University 2015
Nursen Aydin New Capacity allocation problems in revenue management Ilker Birbil Assistant Prof. at Warwick Business School in Management Science & Operations Research Group 2014
Belma Yelbay Minimum Hub Cover Problem: Solution Methods & Applications Kerem Bülbül, Ilker Birbil Solutions Architect for Hitit Computer Services in Istanbul, and part-time instructor at Bilgi University 2014
Umman Mahir Yildirim New Approaches for Determining Greenest Paths and Efficient Vehicle Routes on Transportation Networks Bülent Çatay Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at Bilgi University 2014
Ibrahim Muter Simultaneous column-and-row generation for solving large-scale linear programs with column-dependent-rows Ilker Birbil Senior lecturer in operational research at School of Management, University of Bath, UK. 2011
Figen Öztoprak Parallel Algorithms for Nonlinear Optimization Ilker Birbil Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at Bilgi University 2011
Erdem Öztürk Modeling Dynamics of Multi Axis Machining Processes Erhan Budak Technology Fellow- Machining Group, Advanced Manufacturing Research Center, University of Sheffield, UK 2010
Emre Özlü Analytical Modeling of Cutting Process Mechanics and Dynamics for Simulation of Industrial Machining Operations Erhan Budak General Manager, Maxima Manufacturing R&D, GOSB Teknopark, Gebze, Kocaeli, Turkey 2008
Taner Tunc Development of Analytical Methods for Strategy Selection and Process Optimization in Multi-Axis Machining Applications Erhan Budak Nuclear Advanced Manufactruing Research Center, University of Sheffield, UK 2008


MSc.

Name Thesis Advisor Position Year
Başak Tavşanoğlu Decision Support for Search Engine Advertising Campaign Management by Determining Negative Keywords Kemal Kılıç 2018
Alara Güler Applications of Bayesian Inference For The Origin Destination Matrix Problem Sinan Yıldırım 2018
Sinan Seymen A Three- Stage Solution Approach to Turkishday- Ahead Electricity Market İlker Ş. Birbil 2018
Mert Gürtan Kinematic and Dynamic Modelling of Grinding Processes Erhan Budak 2018
Didem Koçhan Scalable Monte Carlo Inference in Regression Models with Missing Data Sinan Yıldırım, İlker Birbil 2018
Hilal Tüysüz Changepoint Model for Bayesian Online Fraud Detection in Call Data Sinan Yıldırım,Prof. Dr. İlker Birbil 2018
Aysun Mutlu Reveneu-Driven Dynamic Pricing and Operational Planning in Multimodal Freight Transportation Bülent Çatay, Yaşanur Kayıkçı 2018
Özlem Karadeniz Alver A multi-criteria reverse logistics network design for waste electrical and electronic equipments Bülent Çatay, Berk Ayvaz 2018
Ayda Amniattalab Estimating the Number of Product Failures:a Theoretical Approach Murat Kaya,Hans Frenk 2018
İbrahim Utku Arık Analysis of Integration and segragation Models with a Product Adaption Application Ali Rana Atılgan 2018
Alihan Çelk How Do Local Interaction patterns Affect the Global Behaviour of a Community Schelling Model Revisited Ali Rana Atılgan 2018
Elifnas Ertekin On a Dynamic Pricing Model with a Possibility to Exit the Market. Hans Frenk,Semih Onur Sezer 2018
Alara Güler Applications of Bayesian Inferernce for the Origin-Destination Matrix Problem Sinan Yıldırım 2018
Mohamad Reza Afghah A simulation analysis of different allocation and pricing policies for cloud computing service providers Tonguç Ünlüyurt PhD student at Queens University 2017
Neda Tanoumand A branch and price algorithm for resource constrained vehicle routing problem with time windows Tonguç Ünlüyurt PhD student at Sabanci University 2017
Umut Can Çakmak Traffic speed prediction with neural networks Bülent Çatay PhD student at Sabanci University 2017
Nozir Shokirov A variable neigborhood search approach for solving the crew constrained home care routing problem Bülent Çatay PhD student at Sabanci University 2017
Hazal Erol Stochastic Programming Models for Provisioning Cloud Computing Resources Kerem Bülbül PhD student at Sabanci University 2017
Gizem Ermis Accelerating Local Search Algorithms for Travelling Salesman Problem Using GPU Effectively Bülent Çatay Implementation Consultant at ICRON Technologies 2016
Batuhan Yastikçi Investigation of Tool Wear in Grinding Processes Erhan Budak 2016
Dicle Yagmur Özdemir How Does Diversity Seeking Attitude of Individuals Affect Trustworthiness of a Society Ali Rana Atilgan 2016
Mert Kocaefe Temperature and Force Modeling on Grinding Erhan Budak 2016
Cihan Özener Thermal Modelling and Experimental Verification of Actively Driven Rotary Turning Process Erhan Budak 2016
Cem Balda Dayan Modelling 3 D Melt Electrospinning Direct Write Using Response Surface Methodology Bahattin Koç 2016
Ezgi Ayli A Network Design Problem for a Post Sale Services Distribution System Güvenç Sahin Philip Morris 2015
Rebi Daldal Sequential Testing of a Series System in Batches Tonguç Ünlüyurt PhD student at UC Berkeley 2015
Zahed Shahmoradi Fault Localization for a Series System When Tests Are Unreliable Tonguç Ünlüyurt PhD student at University of Houston 2015
Burcu Günes Effect of Individual Desires on the Segregation of Network Society Ali Rana Atilgan 2015
Turgut Köksal Yalçin Thermal Modelling of High Speed Spindles Erhan Budak 2015
Samet Bilgen Modelling and Optimization of Multi-Axis Machining Process Considering CNC Motion Limitations Erhan Budak 2015
Amir Emami Gohari Parallel Implementations for Solving Matrix Factorization Problems with Optimization S.Ilker Birbil 2015
Mehmet Albayrak Investigation of Machine Tool Rigdity Through Measurements and FEA Erhan Budak 2015
Milad Hassani Predicting Drug Synergy Using Datamining Kemal Kiliç 2015
Özgün Elçi Chance-Constrained Stochastic Programming Models for Humanitarian Relief Network Design Nilay Noyan 2015
Bahar Imanlou A Topology Optimized Model based on the Level_Set Method for Porous Bone Scaffolds Güllü Kiziltas Sendur 2015
Deniz Aslan Modeling of grinding process mechanics Erhan Budak 2014
Burcu Atay An MDO exercise using response surface methodology: optimal shape and composite structure of a wing for optimal range Melih Papila 2014
Deniz Besik Solving large-scale transmission network problems Ilker Birbil 2014
Ceren Çelebi Experimental investigation and force modeling of orthogonal cutting with the effect of third deformation zone Erhan Budak 2014
Gürkan Isik Sequential testing of series parallel systems Tonguç Ünlüyurt 2014
Merve Keskin An adaptive large neighborhood search approach for solving the electric vehicle routing problem with time windows Bülent Çatay 2014
Fikri Küçüksayacigil Use of genetic algorithms in multi-objective multi-project resource constrained project scheduling Gündüz Ulusoy 2014
Berk Özel The effects of redundancy and information manipulation on traffic networks Ali Rana Atilgan 2014
Aybike Ulusan Column generation algorithms for airline network revenue management problems Ilker Birbil 2014
Gökçe Kahvecioglu Stochastic Last Mile Relief Network Design with Resource Reallocation Nilay Noyan 2014
Alptunç Çomak Dynamics and chatter stability of multi delay machining systems Erhan Budak 2013
Utku Olgun Experimental investigation of rotary turning processes for metal alloys Erhan Budak 2013
Selma Yilmaz Hydrostatic yaw bearing design for 500 kW horizontal axis wind turbine Mahmut Faruk Aksi 2013
Alp Muzaffer Arslan On the optimal control problem for single leg airline revenue management with overbooking Semih Onur Sezer, Hans Frenk 2013
Semih Atakan Minimizing value-at-risk in single machine scheduling problems Nilay Noyan, Kerem Bülbül 2013
Soner Beyhan A column generation algorithm for robust gate assignment problems Dilek Tüzün Aksu, Güvenç Sahin 2013
Ali Çetin Suyabatmaz Railway crew capacity planning problem with connectmty considerations in pairings Güvenç Sahin 2013
Birce Tezel Open loop policies for single-leg air-cargo revenue Hans Frenk, Nilay Noyan 2013
Volkan Aran Analysis on micro milling dynamics and stability Erhan Budak 2011
Gizem Çavuslar A Tabu search approach for the nuclear magnetic resonance protein structure based assignment problem Serkan Mehmet Apaydin, Bülent Çatay 2011
Elif Özdemir Testing strategies for k-out-of-n systems precedence constraints Tonguç Ünlüyurt 2011
Mehmet Berke Pamay A linear programming based method for the resource constrained multiproject scheduling problem with weighted earliness/tardiness costs Gündüz Ulusoy, Kerem Bülbül 2011
Mustafa Sahin Multi-vehicle one-to-one pickup and delivery problem with split loads Güvenç Sahin 2011
Nükte Sahin Experiments on supply chain contracting: effects of contract type and relationship length Murat Kaya 2011
Arda Emre Sisbot Multi-project scheduling under mode duration uncertainties Can Akkan, Gündüz Ulusoy 2011
Aysegül Tizer Decision-making experiments on dual sales channel coordination Murat Kaya 2011
Yasir Tunçer Estimating the performance of EMS location models via simulation Tonguç Ünlüyurt 2011
Ezgi Yildiz Multi-depot vehicle scheduling with disruptions Ilker Birbil 2011
Nimet Aksoy Pricing by local search in column generation for the airline crew pairing problem Kerem Bülbül, Ilker Birbil 2010
Selin Erçil On increasing (non) stationary levy processes: an easy approach using renewal processes Hans Frenk 2010
Ceyda Sol Identification of disease related significant SNPs Ugur Sezerman, Nilay Noyan 2010
Halil Sen A simple, fast, and effective heuristic for the single-machine total weighted tardiness problem Kerem Bülbül 2010
Semih Yalçindag Modeling sustainable traffic assignment policies with emission functions and travel time reliability Nilay Noyan 2010
Belma Yelbay Primal-dual heuristics for solving the set covering problem Kerem Bülbül, Ilker Birbil 2010
Gamze Belen Dual sales channel management with price competition Murat Kaya 2009
Sevilay Gökduman Dual sales channel management with buyback contracts Murat Kaya 2009
Caner Hamarat Feature weighting algorithm for decision support system of innovation policies Kemal Kiliç 2009
Nihan Özsamli Feature subset selection problem on microarray data Ugur Sezerman, Kemal Kiliç 2009
Muhammed Furkan Uzar Distribution planning of bulk lubricants at an energy company Bülent Çatay 2009
Birol Yüceoglu Tactical crew planning at Turkish state railways Güvenç Sahin 2009
Alp Eren Akçay Software frameworks for production scheduling and analytical benchmarking Gürdal Ertek 2008
Ayfer Basar Planning of emergency medical service stations and ambulances Tonguç Ünlüyurt, Bülent Çatay 2008
Elvin Çoban Column generation approaches to a robust airline crew pairing model for managing extra flights Kerem Bülbül, Ilker Birbil 2008
Tamer Doyuran Enhancements of Clarke-Wright savings heuristics for the capacitated vehicle routing problem Bülent Çatay 2008
Umut Kirmit Financial correlation networks Ali Rana Atilgan 2008
Gizem Kömürcü Effects of business excellence drivers on firm performance in manufacturing industry Gündüz Ulusoy 2008
Sergey Drannikov RFID-Based manufacturing monitoring and analysis system Bülent Çatay, Hüsnü Yenigün 2008
Aydin Tanriverdi Testing strategies for k-out-of-n systems under forest type precedence constraints Tonguç Ünlüyurt 2008
Serkan Çiftlikli Energy Efficient Broadcasting in Wireless Ad Hoc Network Kerem Bülbül, Özgür Erçetin 2008
Duygu Tas Pricing in Column Generation for a Robust Airline Crew Pairing Problem Kerem Bülbül, Ilker Birbil Faculty member at MEF University 2008
Ersin Demirok Vehicle routing problem with simultaneous delivery and pickup and intermediary delivery Bülent Çatay 2007
Tamer Övütmen The multinomial selection problem Tonguç Ünlüyurt 2007
Ilkan Sarigöl A clustering based heuristic for location routing problems Bülent Çatay 2007
Ayhan Aydin Due date quotation in make-to-order systems with lead time sensitive customers Kerem Bülbül 2006
Cenk Aydin Improved rehandling strategies for container retrieval process Tonguç Ünlüyurt 2006
Nursel Kavlak Client-contractor bargaining problem in the context of multi-mode project scheduling with limited resources Gündüz Ulusoy 2006
Bahar Kaynar Application of a general risk management model to portfolio problems with elliptical distributions Ilker Birbil 2006
Güler Kizilenis Optimal sensor locations in water distribution networks Kemal Kiliç 2006
Duygu Taskiran A revised multiple ant colony system for vehicle routing problems with time windows Bülent Çatay 2006
Hatice Tekiner Robust crew pairing for managing extra flights Ilker Birbil 2006
Taner Lütfi Tunç Geometrical Analysis and Optimization of 5-Axis Milling Processes Erhan Budak 2006
Özlem Bilginer Joint inventory and pricing decisions in retail industry Kemal Kiliç, Kerem Bülbül 2005
Esra Dervisoglu Toprak Fuzzy linear programming: review and implementation Ilker Birbil, Kemal Kiliç 2005
Emrah Çimren An Intelligent decision support system for machine tool selection Bülent Çatay, Erhan Budak 2004
Elif Ilke Gökçe A Revised ant colony system approach to vehicle routing problems Bülent Çatay 2004
Mehmet Kayhan Tool wear under dynamic cutting conditions Erhan Budak 2004
Utku Köktürk Optimization of broaching tool design Erhan Budak 2004
Erhun Ömer Kundakcioglu Classification via sequential testing Tonguç Ünlüyurt 2004
Pinar Yilmaz Strategic level three-stage production distribution planning with capacity expansion Bülent Çatay 2004
Serdar Osman Basmaci Supply chain collaboration: a case study in textile industry Bülent Çatay, Dilek Çetindamar 2003
Mehmet Nuri Gökhan Production and marketing decisions in a duopolistic market Gündüz Ulusoy 2003
Silan Hun Algorithms for dynamic forward area allocation in a warehouse Gürdal Ertek 2003
Bilge Incel A model for determining the number of storage blocks and block lengths in a rectangular warehouse Gürdal Ertek 2003
Murat Kiliç Multiobjective genetic algorithm approaches to project scheduling under risk Gündüz Ulusoy 2003
Evren Burcu Kivanç Modeling statics and dynamics of milling machine components Erhan Budak 2003
Ekim Özaydin Capacitated vehicle routing problem with time windows Tonguç Ünlüyurt 2003
Murat Haci Özdemir Hierarchical modeling and analysis of container terminal operations Tonguç Ünlüyurt 2003
Özkan Öztürk Modeling of broaching for optimization purposes Erhan Budak 2003
Arif Volkan Vural A GA based meta-heuristic for capacitated vehicle routing problem with simultaneous pick-up and deliveries Bülent Çatay 2003
Sema Nur Altug Risk management and post project evaluation processes for research and development projects Gündüz Ulusoy 2002
Mahmut Çagdas Arslan A Decision support system for machine tool selection Bülent Çatay, Erhan Budak 2002
Ismail Çapar A Supply chain performance measurement system: A Case study in automotive industry Bülent Çatay 2002
Öykü Oflezer Operations reversal: An Investigation of capacitated and uncapacitated models Tonguç Ünlüyurt, Bülent Çatay 2002
Mustafa Tacettin A Polynomial transformation from vertex cover problem to exact inference problem in bayesian belief networks Tonguç Ünlüyurt 2002
Demet Teker An Exploratory study into the manufacturing strategies in the Turkish machine manufacturing industry Gündüz Ulusoy 2002

Social Life

Sabancı University campus is at the outskirts of Istanbul. The campus has several restaurants and cafes. The Performing Arts Center hosts professional shows and artists regularly. There are also many very active student clubs. In the campus there are various sports facilities that are easily accessible for the students. The students travel between the campus and the city center with shuttles or public transportation.

In our graduate program, we try to organize outings now and then. Here are a couple pictures from our social life in our program.