Highlights

- Koc University will be hosting the International Workshop on Hybrid Systems: Modeling, Simulation and Optimization (May 14-16, 2008)

- Our paper on 2-stage algorithm for predicting protein secondary structures is published. (August 13, 2007)

- Metin Turkay is the recipient of IBM SUR Award. It is the first IBM SUR Award given to a researcher in Turkey. (July 18, 2007)# # # # # # #

- Metin Turkay delivers semi-plenary talk in EURO XXII Conference in Czech Republic on Operations Research in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Medicine (July 10, 2007).

- Our paper on QSAR Analysis of DHP Antogonosits is published. (June 9, 2007)

- Our work on drug design was featured in AKSAM daily newspaper (May 26, 2007) > #

- SystemsLab group members Fadime Uney Yuksektepe and Ali Ozturk successfully defended their PhD Proposals. (March 14, 2007)

- SystemsLab group members Fadime Uney Yuksektepe and Ali Ozturk passed the PhD Qualifying Exam. (September 14, 2006)

- Our paper on model predictive control of supply chain systems is published. (September 12, 2006)

- Metin Turkay's TÜBÄ°TAK Young Scientist Encouragement Award is featured in Milliyet daily newspaper (August 10, 2006) >

- Metin Turkay is awarded with TUBITAK Young Scientist Encouragement Award for his contributions to mixed-integer programming (July 24, 2006)

- Our paper on collaboration for environmentally conscious energy systems is published. (Aug 10, 2006)

- Our paper on a new method for multi-class data classification is published is published. (Aug 10, 2006)

- Metin Turkay is elected as the Chair of EURO Working Group on Operational Research in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Medicine. (July 5, 2006)

People at SystemsLab

 

 

Metin Turkay

Metin Turkay
Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering
Tel: +90 (212) 338-1586
Fax: +90 (212) 338-1548
E-Mail: mturkay [at] ku.edu.tr
 

Graduate Students

Fatih Rahim

Fatih Rahim
PhD Student (5th year)

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management
E-Mail: frahim [at] ku.edu.tr

Shabnam Najafi

Shabnam Najafi
PhD Student (5th year)

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management
E-Mail: snajafi13 [at] ku.edu.tr

Mohammad Irfan Azhar

Muhammad Irfan Azhar
PhD Student (4th year)

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management
E-Mail:
mazhar13 [at] ku.edu.tr

Babak Rasmi

PhD Student (4th year)

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management
E-Mail: srasmi14 [at] ku.edu.tr

Suhaib Afridi

PhD Student (2nd year)

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management
E-Mail:
ssuhaib15 [at] ku.edu.tr

Eren Yasar Cicek

Eren Yasar Cicek

PhD Student (1st year) Department of Industrial Engineering - Samsung
E-Mail: ecicek13 [at] ku.edu.tr

Ali Ozturk

Ali Ozturk

PhD Student (1st year) Department of Industrial Engineering - Borusan ArGe
E-Mail: aozturk17 [at] ku.edu.tr

Nergiz Haytural

M.S. Student (3rd year) Department of Industrial Engineering - TUPRAS
E-Mail: nhaytural14 [at] ku.edu.tr

Beste Korkutoglu

M.S. Student (3rd year) Department of Industrial Engineering - Dogus Automotive
E-Mail: bkorkutoglu14 [at] ku.edu.tr

Cem Kazan

M.S. Student (3rd year) Department of Industrial Engineering - Arcelik
E-Mail: ckazan14 [at] ku.edu.tr

Esra Keskin

M.S. Student (2nd year) Department of Industrial Engineering - Arcelik
E-Mail: ekeskin16 [at] ku.edu.tr

 

Banu Ulusoy

M.S. Student (2nd year) Department of Industrial Engineering
E-Mail: bulusoy16 [at] ku.edu.tr

Gizem Nur Kızıltaş

M.S. Student (2nd year) Department of Industrial Engineering
E-Mail: gkiziltas16 [at] ku.edu.tr

Anwar Kiran

M.S. Student (1st year) Computational Science and Engineering
E-Mail: kanwar16 [at] ku.edu.tr

Visitors

Samia Elaoud

Samia Elaoud

Asst. Prof., High Institute of Computer Science and Multimedia, Sfax University, Sfax, Tunisia

Youssef Masmoudi

Youssef Masmoudi

Asst. Prof., Logiq Laboratory: Logistics, Industrial Management and Quality, Sfax University, Sfax, Tunisia

Undergraduate Students

Berke Kavak
JR, Department of Industrial Engineering
E-Mail: bkavak13 [at] ku.edu.tr
M. Tarik Korkmaz
JR, Department of Industrial Engineering
E-Mail: tkorkmaz13 [at] ku.edu.tr
Damla Karapinar
JR, Department of Industrial Engineering
E-Mail: dkarapinar13 [at] ku.edu.tr
A. Serhat Kirici
JR, Department of Industrial Engineering
E-Mail: akirici13 [at] ku.edu.tr

Eren Bilen
JR, Department of Industrial Engineering
E-Mail: ebilen14 [at] ku.edu.tr

Alumni

Fadime Uney Yuksektepe

Fadime Uney Yuksektepe
Degree, Year: PhD, 2009
Thesis Title: MILP Based Hyper-box Enclosure Approach for Multi-Class Data Classification
Current Job: Assoc. Prof., Istanbul
Kultur University

Mehmet Can Arslan

Mehmet Can Arslan
Degree, Year: PhD, 2011

Thesis Title: Modeling and Analysis of Sustainable Supply Chain Systems

Current Job: Arcelik

Ugur Kaplan

Ugur Kaplan
Degree, Year: PhD, 2012

Thesis Title: Modeling, Solution and Applications of Complex Supply Chain Networks

Current Job: Asst.Prof., Gebze Institute of Technology

Narges Shahraki

Narges Shahraki
Degree, Year: PhD, 2015

Thesis Title: Urban Transportation Network Design Problem with Sustainability Considerations

Current Job: Post.Doc, University of Minnesota

CV

Hamdi Giray Resat

H. Giray Resat

Degree, Year: PhD, 2015

Thesis Title: A Discrete-Continuous Optimization Approach for the Design and Operation of Synchromodal Transportation Networks

Current Job: Asst.Prof., Nuh Naci Yazgan University

Saeedeh Anvari

Saeedeh Anvari
Degree, Year: PhD, 2016

Thesis Title: Facility Location from Triple Bottom Accounting Perspective for Sustainable Supply Chains

Current Job:

Arda Gezdur

Arda Gezdur
Degree, Year: M.S., 2003
Thesis Title: Integrated Vehicle Routing And Warehouse Location Problem
Current Job: Aygaz

Esen Mestan

Esen Mestan
Degree, Year: M.S., 2003
Thesis Title: Application of MPC for Optimization of Centralized and Decentralized Supply Chain Systems

Current Job: Avon Cosmetics, UK

Ozlem Yilmaz

Ozlem Yilmaz
Degree, Year: M.S., 2003
Thesis Title: A Two-Stage Mathematical Programming Algorithm for Predicting Secondary Structures of Proteins

Current JobOracle, US

Cihan Oruc

Cihan Oruc
Degree, Year: M.S., 2003
Thesis Title: Analysis of Multi-Company Collaborative Supply Chain Management Using MILP
Current Job: Bosch

Erhan Deniz

Erhan Deniz
Degree, Year: M.S., 2004
Thesis Title: Inventory Management with Unreliable Suppliers
PhD, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rutgers University

Current Job: Senior Investment Associate, Prudential Financial

Sabri Bora Erdemli

Sabri Bora Erdemli
Degree, Year: M.S., 2005
Thesis Title: Analysis of Hot Spots in Protein-Protein Interactions
PhD, Biophysics Department, John Hopkins University

Current Job: Management Consultant, Capgemini Consulting

Ahu Soylu

Ahu Soylu
Degree, Year: M.S., 2005
Thesis Title: Modeling and Analysis of Energy Production Systems for Environmentally Conscious Supply Chain Management
PhD, London Business School

Current Job: Analytics Expert at McKinsey & Company - Energy Insights

Burcu Saglam

Burcu Saglam
Degree, Year: M.S., 2005
Thesis Title: A Mixed-Integer Programming Approach to the Clustering Problem with an Application in Customer Segmentation
PhD Degree: Technology and Operations Management, EPFL

Zeynep Orman

Zeynep Orman
Degree, Year: M.S., 2005
Thesis Title: The Location-Routing Problem with Inventory Control Considerations: Formulation, Solution Method and Computational Results

Current Job: Project Planning and Executive Monitoring at Akbank

Suat Bog

Suat Bog
Degree, Year: M.S., 2006
Thesis Title: Algorithms for the Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows and the Location-Routing Problem

PhD, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida

Current Job: Principal Operations Research Specialist at Cheetah Software Systems

Eda Yucel

Eda Yucel
Degree, Year: M.S., 2006
Thesis Title: Product Assortment under Customer-Driven Demand Substitution in Retail Operations

PhD Degree, Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Koc University

Current Job: Asst. Prof., TOBB University

Muhittin Emre Ozdemir

M. Emre Ozdemir
Degree, Year: M.S., 2007

Thesis Title: Structure-Based Drug Design for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

PhD Degree, EPFL-Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

Current Job: The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Denmark

Pinar Kahraman

Pinar Kahraman
Degree, Year: M.S., 2008

Thesis Title: Algorithms and Methods for Pre and Post Structure Based Drug Design
PhD Degree, Vrije University

Current Job: ING, The Netherlands

Pelin Armutlu

Pelin Armutlu
Degree, Year: M.S., 2008

Thesis Title: Structure-Based Drug Design and QSAR analysis of candidate drugs for the treatment of Cancer

PhD, Southewestern Medical Center, University of Texas, Dallas
Current Job:
D. E. Shaw Research, US

Guven Kaya

Guven Kaya
Degree, Year: M.S., 2008

Thesis Title: Integration of Facility Location and Layout of Intermodal Transportation System with Scheduling

Currently PhD Candidate, University of Houston

Mehmet Mumtaz Bakan

Mehmet Mumtaz Bakan
Degree, Year: M.S., 2009

Thesis Title: Optimization of Decentralized Supply Chain Systems with Information Sharing and Upstream Competition

Current Job: TEB BNP Paribas

Ali Ozturk

Ali Ozturk
Degree, Year: M.S., 2009

Thesis Title: Optimization Models for Energy Productions Systems

Current Job: Borusan Ar-Ge

Onur Dagliyan

Onur Dagliyan
Degree, Year: M.S., 2010

Thesis Title: Hyper-Box Enclosure Method and its Application to Microarray Analysis Hyper-Box Enclosure Method and its Application to Microarray Analysis

Currently PhD Candidate, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Ezgi Dagyildiz

Ezgi Dagyildiz
Degree, Year: M.S., 2010

Thesis Title: Computational Screening for the Discovery of Small Molecule Regulators of Insulin Degrading Enzyme

Currently Job: Process Engineer at Reckitt Benckiser

Ozge Arslan

Ozge Arslan Demiryapan
Degree, Year: M.S., 2010

Thesis Title: Finding the Extrema of Continuous Piecewise Linear Functions

Current Job: Vodafone

Fatih Bagci

Fatih Bagci
Degree, Year: M.S., 2011

Thesis Title: Planning of Disassembly, Refurbishing, and Remanufacturing Operations in a Generic Closed Loop Supply Chain under Uncertain Demand and Returns

Current Job: Yapi Kredi Bank

Meric Ataman

Meric Ataman
Degree, Year: M.S., 2011

Thesis Title: Mathematical Modeling of Circadian Clock

Currently PhD Candidate, EPFL-Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

Bora Kabatepe

Bora Kabatepe
Degree, Year: M.S., 2012

Thesis Title: A Methodology to Analyze Short Term Impacts of Electric Vehicles on Costs, Emissions and Energy Consumption: Case of Turkey

Current Job: Shell

Zeynep Ozsarp

Zeynep Ozsarp
Degree, Year: M.S., 2012

Thesis Title: Mixed-Integer Optimization Approach for Fragment-Based Design of Drug Candidates

Current Job: Kordsa Global

Irem Donmez

Irem Dönmez
Degree, Year: M.S., 2013

Thesis TitleDesign of Reverse Logistics Network for Waste Batteries with and Application in Turkey

MS Degree: TU Eindhoven

Current Job: Selco Consulting

Yigit Can Oren

Yigit Can Oren
Degree, Year: M.S., 2013

Thesis TitleModeling the Efficiency of Power Distribution Networks

Current Job: Deloitte Consulting

Aysim Gulde Kublay

Aysim G. Kublay
Degree, Year: M.S., 2014

Thesis Title: A Discrete Continuous Approach to Wind Power Investment Decisions

Current Job: EnerjiSA

Damla Sener

Damla Sener
Degree, Year: M.S., 2014

Thesis Title: Environmental Effect of Electrical and Conventional Vehicles and Charge Station Location Planning in Istanbul

Current Job: Turkish Airlines

Ezgi Seremet

Ezgi Seremet
Degree, Year: M.S., 2014

Thesis TitleA Multi-Period Dynamic Optimization Approach for Revenue and Capacity Management in Air Cargo Transportation

Current Job: Garanti Technology

Ali Fattahi

Ali Fattahi
Degree, Year: M.S., 2014

Thesis Title: Nondominated Points of Biobjective Mixed-Integer Programming Problems

Currently: PhD Candidate, Andersen School of Business, UCLA

Erturk Acar

Ertürk Açar
Degree, Year: M.S., 2014

Thesis Title: Multi-Period MILP Optimization of a Utility Plant in a Refinery

Currently: Erdemir Group

Aybike Alkan

Aybike Alkan
Degree, Year: M.S., 2014

Thesis Title: Optimization of Energy Mix Considering Sustainability Characteristics and Its Application to Turkey

Currently: PhD Candidate, Sociology Program, Koc University

Firat Uzman

Firat Uzman

Degree, Year: M.S., 2015

Thesis Title: Estimating Physical Properties of the Products of an Atmospheric Distillation Column by Support Vector Regression

Currently: TUPRAS

Halise B??ra Angın

Halise Büsra Angin

Degree, Year: M.S., 2015

Thesis Title: Fragment-Based Drug Design for Prostate Cancer

Currently: PhD Candidate, Biology Program, Sabanci University

 

Yasaman Ahmadabadi

Yasaman Ahmadabadi

Degree, Year: M.S., 2016

Thesis Title: Robust Optimization for Solving Stochastic Reverse Logistics Network Design Problem for Recycling Waste Batteries with an Application in Turkey 

Elif Mete

Degree, Year: M.S., 2017

Thesis Title: Energy Network Optimization of an Oil Refinery

Currently: TUPRAS

Ahu Telli

Ahu Telli
Degree, Year: M.B.A., 2004
Current Job:  AbbVie

Mustafa Emrah Coskun

Mustafa Emrah Coskun
Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2004
Current Job: Lubes Planning Manager, Turkey & Caspian at BP

Eda Kaya

Eda Kaya
Degree, Year: B.A. in Business Adm., 2004
MS Degree, Department of Industrial Engineering, Koç University
Current Job: Accenture

Sibel Bilge Sonuc

Sibel Bilge Sonuc
Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2005
PhD Degree, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida

Current Job: Visiting Asst.Prof., Ozyegin University

Ahmet Bakan

Ahmet Bakan
Degree, Year: B.S. in Chemistry, 2005
PhD Degree, Department of Computational Biology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Current Job: Google, US

Mehmet Murat Zengin

Mehmet Murat Zengin
Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2005
Current Job: Turk Telekom

Ibrahim Halil Kanalici

Ibrahim Halil Kanalici
Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2005
Current Job: EY, UK

Murat Karabacak

Murat Karabacak
Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2005
MS Degree: Production and Operations Management at Chalmers Tekniska Högskola, Sweden

Current Job: Production Planning at Vaillant

Osman Nuri Yogurtcu

Osman Nuri Yogutcu
Degree, Year: Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2006
PhD Degree, Biophysics Department, John Hopkins University

Current Job: Johns Hopkins University

Zafer Akin

Zafer Akin
Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2006
Current Job: SAP

Ali Bahtiyar

Ali Bahtiyar
Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2007
Current Job: Fund Manager 
at Halk Securities

Burak Baskurt

Burak Baskurt

Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2008
MS Degree: Operations Research at Columbia University

Current Job: Fund Manager at Garanti Asset Management

Ozge Tuncel

Ozge Tuncel

Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2010
MS Degree: Department of Industrial Engineering, Koç University

Currently PhD Candidate, Singapore University of Technology and Design

 

Ayse Nur Kibar

Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2010
MS Degree: Department of Industrial Engineering, Koç University

Current Job: Business Analyst, Turkish Airlines

Sinem Eskin

Sinem Eskin

Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2010
MS Degree: Strategic Supply Chain Management at University of East Anglia

Current Job: Erdemr Grubu

Ozgur Dogan

Ozgur Dogan
Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2011

Current Job: SOR'UN

Deniz Uzun

Deniz Uzun

Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2012

MBA: Stanford

Current Job: Business Analyst at McKinsey & Co.

Halit Bayer

Halit Bayer

Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2012

Current Job: Deloitte Consulting

Basak Baysal

Basak Baysal

Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2012

Current Job: Field Executice at Unilever Food Solutions

Aysenur Kinoglu

Aysenur Kinoglu

Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2012

Current Job: BSH Home Appliances
Ozgur Aldemir

Ozgur Aldemir

Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2014

Current Job: Turk Telekom

Cagri Ozturk

Halit Cagri Ozturk
Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2015

Pinar Hasboyaci

Pinar Hasboyaci

Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2015

Current Job: Vestel

Ozge Ozguleryuz

Ozge Ozguleryuz

Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2015

Current Job: IKSV

Gul Kamisli

Gul Kamisli

Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2015

Currently: MS Student, Oxford University

Arca Seney

Adil Arca Seney

Degree, Year: B.S. in Ind. Eng., 2015

Current Job: Microsoft