2012 | IBM Faculty Award
       2007 | IBM Shared University Research Award
       2006 | TUBITAK Career Award
       2002 | First Prize, Third Annual INFORMS Case Competition
8/97-7/99 | IBM Corporate Fellowship for doctoral study
8/96-7/97 | Doctoral Fellowship, William Larimer Mellon Foundation, GSIA, CMU
8/95-8/96 | Fulbright Scholarship for doctoral study
9/92-7/95 | Fellowship for graduate study, Bilkent University
9/88-6/92 | Fellowship for undergraduate study, Bilkent University
8/89-6/92 | H. O. Sabanci Foundation scholarship for undergraduate study
        6/92 | Graduated with first rank from Bilkent University, Industrial Engineering, BSc program
        8/88 | Outstanding Achievement Award of Vehbi Koc Foundation for undergraduate study
        6/88 | Ranked 20th (200,000 participants) in the nationwide university entrance exam (second round)
        2/87 | Ranked 21st (900,000 participants) in the nationwide university entrance exam (first round)