Funded Research and Projects

  1. Envanter Modellerinde Risk Yönetimi (Risk Management in Inventory Models) (2011 – 2014). Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Council (TÜBİTAK) Grant 110M620 (Principal Investigator)
  2. Görev Tabanlı Bileşen Sınamı (Mission-Based Component Testing) (2006 – 2009). Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Council (TÜBİTAK) Grant 106M044 (Principal Investigator)
  3. Financial Markets in Random Economic Environments (2001 – 2002). Boğaziçi University Research Fund Grant 01HA302 (Principal Investigator)
  4. Software Failure Modelling and Testing (1997 – 2000). Boğaziçi University Research Fund Grant 97HA303 (Principal Investigator)
  5. Testing of Software with an Operational Profile (1996 – 2000). National Science Foundation (NSF) International Collaboration Grant INT-9602081 (Coprincipal Investigator with Professor Refik Soyer of the George Washington University)
  6. Optimal Replacement of Parallel Production Units (1996). Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), Brazil Grant 451850/96-3 (Principal Investigator)
  7. Current Issues and Challenges in the Reliability and Maintenance of Complex Systems (1995). NATO Advanced Study Institute, Antalya, Turkey, June 12-22,1995 (Director)
  8. Etkin Sağlık Tarama Politikalarının Tespitinde Bir Karar Problemi (A Decision Problem in the Determination of Effective Screening Policies) (1994 – 1995). Boğaziçi University Research Fund Grant 94A0314 (Principal Investigator)
  9. Screening for Malignant Diseases (1992 – 1993). National University of Singapore Research Grant RP910115 (Principal Investigator)
  10. Queueing Theory and Applications (1988). Arab School of Science and Technology, Damascus, Syria, December 12-18, 1988 (Director)
  11. Optimal Inspection of Deteriorating Systems Subject to Catastrophic Failure (1985 – 1987). NATO Collaborative Research Grant RG85/0768 (Coprincipal Investigator with Professor Stanley R. Pliska of the University of Illinois at Chicago)
  12. Optimal Periodic Replacement of Multicomponent Reliability Systems (1984 – 1985). United States Air Force Office of Scientific Research (USAF-OSR) Grant 82-0189 to Northwestern University (Research Associate)
  13. Optimal Control of Storage Models with Markov Additive Inputs (1977 – 1979). National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant ENG76-09004, and partially by United States Air Force Office of Scientific Research (USAF-OSR) Grant 74-2733 to Northwestern University (Doctoral Research Student)

Participated as a consultant in the following professional projects funded by public and private organizations:

  1. Development of a production planning and control system at the metal casting plant of Döktas (1989)
  2. Development of a management information system for the company headquarters of Asilçelik (1988)
  3. Development of a production management and cost accounting system at the steel manufacturing plant of Asilçelik (1985 – 1988)
  4. Systems analysis of the Turkish housing problem and determination of policy recommendations for improvement (1984). Funded by İstanbul Chamber of Industry
  5. Project planning of the Turkish Armed Forces Naval Academy construction at Tuzla (1982 – 1983)
  6. Analysis of quality and productivity in Koç Holding companies (1982)
  7. Analysis of the metropolitan transportation network of the city of İstanbul, and determination of measures to improve service (1980)

Participated as a lecturer in the following continuing education programs offered to public and private organizations:

  1. Probability and Statistics: An Overview, Online Data Science Certification Program (2018-2021). Koç University, İstanbul, Turkey
  2. Güvenilirlik Mühendisliği (Reliability Engineering) (1999). I.D.E.A Geliştirme Semineri, Istanbul, Turkey
  3. Uygulamali Istatistik (Applied Statistics) (1999). I.D.E.A Geliştirme Semineri, İstanbul, Turkey
  4. Uygulamali Istatistik – Kantitatif Yöntemler (Applied Statistics – Quantitative Techniques). Executive Strategic Management Program (1996,1997,1998). Boğaziçi University. İstanbul, Turkey
  5. Süreç Iyileştirme ve Analiz Teknikleri (Process Improvement and Analysis Techniques) (1994). Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. İstanbul, Turkey
  6. Project Evaluation International Training Workshop (1989) Development Bank of Turkey. Çeşme-Izmir, Turkey
  7. İstatistiksel Veri Analizi (Statistical Data Analysis) (1988) Turkish Glass Industries. İstanbul, Turkey
  8. Bilgisayar Destekli Proje Yönetimi (Computer Aided Project Management) (1988). Netaş Telecommunications. İstanbul, Turkey
  9. Işyerinde Mikrobilgisayar Uygulamaları (Microcomputer Applications in the Office) (1988). Netaş Telecommunications. İstanbul, Turkey
  10. Endüstri Mühendisliği Temel Kavramları ve Uygulamaları (Basic Concepts of Industrial Engineering and Applications) (1988). Turkish Glass Industries. İstanbul, Turkey
  11. Ofis Otomasyonu ve Bilgisayarlar (Office Automation and Microcomputers) (1987). Turkish Glass Industries. İstanbul, Turkey
  12. Üretim Yönetiminde Modern Yaklaşımlar (Modern Approaches in Production Management) (1984). Kogem/Koç Holding. İstanbul, Turkey
  13. Istatistiksel Kalite Kontrol (Statistical Quality Control) (1983) Kogem/Koç Holding. İstanbul, Turkey
  14. Kalite ve Verimlilik (Quality and Productivity) (1982) Koç Holding. İstanbul, Turkey
  15. Numerous presentations at seminars organized by Boğaziçi University and the Turkish Industrial Management Institute (TÜSSIDE)