Combinatorial optimization, network models, approximation
Network design in
telecommunication and logistics, facility location problems, production
scheduling problems, disaster preparedness and response logistics,
collection problems in healthcare and reverse logistics
Current Research Projects
Logistics Planning for Restoration of Network
Connectivity After a Disaster
Modeling the Disaster Vulnerability of
Quantifying the Benefits of Relief Aid Agency
Cooperation in Humanitarian Logistics
Routing and Scheduling Problems in Reverse Logistics and
Research Project, (111M357), 2012 - 2014: Logistics Planning for
Restoring the Connectivity of Highways after a Disaster,
Investigator: F. S. Salman, Funding: $57,000.
NATO Collaborative Linkage Grant,
2007-2009: Locating Disaster Response
Facilities for Effective Distribution of Emergency Supplies,
Principle Investigators: F. S. Salman, R. Hassin, R.
Ravi. Funding: 10,000 Euro.
TUBITAK CAREER AWARD (105M316),
2006 - 2011: Stochastic Network Optimization Methods with
Applications in Disaster Management, Investigator: F. S. Salman,
TUBITAK Research Project,
2006-2008: Call Center Workforce Planning; Co-investigators: L.
Ormeci, D. Aksen, A. Erdem, F. S. Salman, S. Savas.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality,
2006-2007: Post-disaster Logistics Planning for the City of
Istanbul; Co-investigators: D. Gunnec, F. S. Salman.
Metropolitan Municipality, 2006-2007: Automatic Video Processing
for Traffic Data Generation, Co-investigators: A. M. Tekalp,
F. S. Salman.
KUMPEM, 2004-2006: Vendor Selection
under Product Assortment and Inventory Considerations;
Co-Principal Investigators: F. Karaesmen, F. S. Salman, M.
Türkay; Funding: $19,000.