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Full-Time Faculty
  Nureddin KIRKAVAK, Assistant Professor

Academic Degrees
Ph.D., Bilkent University, Industrial Engineering, 1995
M.Sc., Bilkent University, Industrial Engineering, 1990
B.Sc., Middle East Technical University, Industrial Engineering, 1987

Office: L - 318
Phone: (+90312) 233 1376
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Research Interests
  • Performance evaluation of production systems

  • Meta-heuristics

  • Fuzzy linear regression

  • Location of mobile facilities

  • Cell formation problem

  • Multi-objective supplier selection problem

Recent Courses Taught
Selected Publications


  • KIRKAVAK, N., & Dinçer, C. (1999). The general behaviour of pull production systems: The allocation problems. European Journal of Operational Research, 119(2), 479-494.

  • KIRKAVAK, N., & Dinçer, C. (1996). Performance evaluation models for single-item periodic pull production system. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 47(2), 239-250.

  • KIRKAVAK, N., & Dinçer, C. (1993). Analytical loading models in flexible manufacturing systems. European Journal of Operational Research, 71(1), 17-31.

Books/Book Chapters/Editorial Works

  • Mesgarpour, M., Kırkavak, N., & ÖZAKTAŞ, H. (2010). Bi-criteria scheduling problem on the two-machine flow-shop using simulated annealing. In Cowling, P. I., & P. Merz, P (Eds.), Lecture notes in computer science (Vol. 6022), (pp. 166-177). New York: Springer-Verlag.

Conferences Attended

  • Sanaei, B., & KIRKAVAK, N. (2010). Çok amaçlı tedarikçi seçimi probleminde genel indirim politikaları, in XXX. Ulusal Yöneylem Araştırması ve Endüstri Mühendisliği Kongresi (July 2010), Sabancı University, İstanbul, Turkey.

  • Bulancak, E., KIRKAVAK, N., & Kambo, N. S. (2009). Economic order quantity model with backorders using triangular fuzzy numbers, in IEEEXplore: ICSCCW’2009 5th International Conference on Soft Computing, Computing with Words and Perceptions in Systems Analysis, Decision and Control (September 2009), Eastern Mediterranean University, Gazi Mağusa-TRNC.

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