38th National Operations Research and Industrial Engineering Congress (OR/IE 2018) was held with contributions from our faculty.
Every year, Operational Research Society of Turkey and a university organize the National Operations Research and Industrial Engineering Congress. This year, the 38th congress was held on June 26th through 29th, 2018 at Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Turkey. Assoc. Prof. Dr. M. Alp Ertem, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Orhan Karasakal and Dr. Instr. Nureddin Kırkavak presented their talks titled "İstanbul İçi Deniz Taşımacılığı ile İntermodal İnsani Yardım Lojistiği", "PROMETHEE Yontemini Beklenti Teorisi ile Uyumlandıran Bütünleşik bir Yaklaşım," and "Çok Hollü Yerleşim Düzenleme Probleminin Modellenmesi ve Analizi," respectively, at the congress.
Senior design project group successfully represented our department at the finals of the Student Project Contest at the 38th Operations Research & Industrial Engineering National Congress.
Senior design project of Gizem Uluğ, Asil Kutlu, Deniz Bastak, Ayşe Uzunöz and Cihan Tatar was selected into the final eight teams from among 68 different competing projects in the 38th Operations Research & Industrial Engineering National Congress held in Anadolu University, Eskişehir. We congratulate our students who successfully presented their project at the finals and their project advisor Assoc. Prof. Dr. M. Alp Ertem.
We visited our collaborator Başkent Organized Industrial Zone and held an information session for the firms.
We held an information session to representatives of several firms located in the Başkent Organized Industrial Zone, to introduce our department and to give details about the senior projects.
12th Çankaya University R&D Fair, organized jointly by the Engineering Faculty, Technology Transfer Office of Çankaya University and Polatlı Chamber of Commerce, and supported by 1503 - R&D Project Brokerage Events Grant Programme, was held on the 7th of June at the Central Campus. Three out of 15 senior student groups which received the highest scores on their year-long efforts in the IE 408 senior project course were selected to present their projects at the fair. We congratulate our students for their success.
Final presentations of the one-year long projects, done by groups of senior students under supervision of faculty members, on real-life problems of companies in Başkent Organize Sanayi (Başkent OSB) were held on June 5th. Three out of 15 presenting groups which received the highest scores on their year-long efforts from a jury of faculty members were selected to present their projects in the 12th Çankaya University R&D Fair. We congratulate all groups presenting their projects.
Our industrial collaborator and two of our alumni spoke at the Career Days organized by Publicity, Culture and International Relations Office.
Career Days event which is organized by Publicity, Culture and International Relations Office of our university was held at central campus on April 4th. During the day-long event, invited guests gave speeches on career-related topics, and several companies had booths in the common atrium.
Şadi Türk, Chairman of the Board of Directors of our collaborator Başkent Organized Industrial Zone, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Şa-Ra Group, participated in the event as a speaker with the title of "Persistent Success Art." In addition, our alumni Ceyhun Akçael who graduated in 2007 and who is now working as a Sales engineer at OPTIBELT Turkey, and Fatih Gülseren, as well as our another alumni who graduated in 2010, and now working as the Manager of Metal Parts Factory of BOZANKAYA A.Ş., participated in the event as speakers with the titles " Contribution of Social Activities and Volunteer Services for Working Life" and "Imagine, Produce", respectively. We thank all speakers for their valuable contributions to our department and university.
Two IE undergraduates are admitted to the "Intern Engineer Program" of TAI.
TAI recently gave start to "Intern Engineer Program," that aims to accelerate the aeronautical projects carried out by increasing their engineers' productivity. TAI signed the collaboration protocol concerning the internship program with 16 selected universities including Çankaya University that will provide successful engineering students with internship opportunities. Our undergraduate students Elçin Yıldız and İpek Kıratlı are admitted to the internship program. We congratulate our students and wish them success.
Students presented the first part of their senior design projects.
As part of the Systems' Analysis, Design and Implementation courses in the Industrial Engineering curriculum during which groups of our senior students work on real-life problems in partnership with various companies in Ankara Başkent Organize Sanayi (Başkent OSB) industrial zone, our students presented their work for the IE 407 Systems' Analysis course after final exams end. We congratulate all groups presenting their projects.
Undersecretariat for Defence Industries System Analysis and Studies Panel was held.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ferda Çetinkaya and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Orhan Karasakal attended the 1st System Analysis and Studies Panel that was organized by the Undersecratariat for Defence Industries in SSM Nuri Demirağ Hall on the 24th of November. The Panel aims to coordinate, diffuse and relate similar activities in national defence technology activities. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Orhan Karasakal gave a talk titled "İnsan Kaynakları Yönetimi için Bilimsel Yöntemler," that is on scientific methods for human resources management.
Seminar titled "Communication, Occupational Health and Safety for Tomorrow's Leaders" was organized with joint efforts between our department, IEC and UCTEA Chamber of Mechanical Engineers Ankara Branch.
Bedri Tekin, administrative board member of UCTEA Chamber of Mechanical Engineers, and Candan Seçkin, mechanical engineer, gave talks at the seminar titled "Communication, Occupational Health and Safety for Tomorrow's Leaders." The seminar, organized by joint efforts between our department, Industrial Engineering Club and UCTEA Chamber of Mechanical Engineers Ankara Branch, attracted interest from the student body and participants were given attendance certificate.
Three of our faculty members presented their research at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, USA.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Ayyüce Aydemir Karadağ, Asst. Prof. Dr. Gonca Yıldırım, and Asst. Prof. Dr. Benhür Satır presented their research at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas that was held in October 22-25, 2017. The INFORMS Annual Meeting is held each fall and it is the largest Operations Research and Analytics conference bringing together more than 5,000 people from all over the world.
Honor and High Honor Certificates Award Ceremony took place.
A ceremony took place on 25.10.2017, Wednesday, for IE students who met the requirements for Honor and High Honor Certificates during the Spring semester of the academic year 2016-2017. We congratulate our students.
Alumni Meeting 2017 and Brunch we had prior to the Meeting was a great opportunity to see our alumni again.
We had a brunch with our IE alumni and their families before heading to the Alumni Meeting 2017 at our Central Campus. Both the brunch and Alumni Meeting 2017 were great opportunities to spend time with our alumni and their families, reminisce about past times at the university. Former alumni who graduated from the Balgat Campus visited the new campus located by Eskişehir Highway. Medals were presented to the alumni having their 5th, 10th and 15th anniversary of their graduation year.