I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Koc University. I am a network design and optimization specialist with more than ten years of experience in mathematical programming, operations research, location analysis, algorithm design, telecommunications, and transportation systems. My research focuses on developing innovative methodologies to solve large-scale optimization problems in various application areas ranging from infrastructure planning to city logistics to online fleet management to service network design to dynamic vehicle routing to location analysis.



Professional Experience:

  • Visiting Scholar, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering , Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-2018
  •  Asst. Prof., Dept. of Industrial Engineering, Koc University, 2016-present
  • Operations Research Analyst, Turkish Armed Forces 2011-2016


  • B.S. Land Force Academy, Ankara, 2002

  • M.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey CA, 2011

  • Ph.D. Bilkent University, Ankara, 2016