The researchs of the faculty members and students of the Industrial Engineering department such as articles, thesis and projects are listed on this page. Candidate students who want to take part in graduate studies and projects can contact faculty members who work in their fields of interest.
PUBLICATIONS - ARTICLES
Unluakin, D. O., Türkali, B., Karacaorenli, A., Aksezer, Ç. (2019). A DBN Based Reactive Maintenance Model for a Complex System in Thermal Power Plants. Reliability Engineering and System Safety. (doi.org:10.1016/j.ress.2019.106505).
Hekimoglu, M., Sevim, I., Aksezer, Ç., & Durmus, J. (2019). Assortment optimization with loglinear demand: Application at a Turkish grocery store. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 50, 199-214. (doi:10.1016/j.jretconser.2019.04.007).
Yılmaz, M., Aksezer, Ç., & Atan, T. (2018). Dynamic frontier estimation for monitoring team performances: A case on Turkish first division football league. Team Performance Management: An International Journal. (doi:10.1108/TPM-11-2017-0076).
Aksezer, Ç. S. (2016). A nonparametric approach for optimal reliability allocation in health services. International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 33(2), 284-294. (doi:10.1108/IJQRM-11-2014-0174).
Aksezer, C. S., & Benneyan, J. C. (2013). Multiresponse optimisation of powder metals via probabilistic loss functions. European Journal of Industrial Engineering, 7(3), 295-311. (doi:10.1504/EJIE.2013.054130).
Aksezer, C. S. (2011). Failure analysis and warranty modeling of used cars. Engineering Failure Analysis, 18(6), 1520-1526. (doi:10.1016/j.engfailanal.2011.05.009).
Küçük, M., Kumbaroğlu, G., and Sarıca, K., "Substitution Elasticities in an Energy-Augmented CES Production Function: An Empirical Analysis for Türkiye", Journal ofEconomics and Political Economy, 5(2), 234-249, 2018.
Sarica, Kemal, "Parametrik Ve Parametrik Olmayan Verimlilik Degerlendirmesi veKarsilastirilmasi: Türkiye Elektrik Santralleri Örnegi", Uludag Üniversitesi MühendislikFakültesi Dergisi, 22(3), 21-42, 2017.
Sarica, K., and Tyner, W. E., "Economic Impacts of Increased U.S. Exports of Natural Gas:An Energy System Perspective", Energies, 9(6), 401, 2016.
G. O'Rear, E., Sarica, K., and Tyner, W. E., "Analysis of Impacts of Alternative PoliciesAimed at Increasing US Energy Independence and Reducing GHG Emissions", TransportPolicy, 37, 121-133, 2015.
Yang, L., Tyner, W. E., and Sarica, K., "Evaluation of the Economics of Conversion toCompressed Natural Gas for a Municipal Bus Fleet", Energy Science & Engineering, 1(3),118-127, 2013.
Sarica, K. and Tyner, W. E., "Alternative Policy Impacts on US GHG Emissions and EnergySecurity: A Hybrid Modeling Approach", Energy Economics, 40, 40-50, 2013.
Sarica, K. and Tyner, W. E., "Analysis of US Renewable Fuels Policies Using a ModifiedMARKAL Model", Renewable Energy, 50, 701-709, 2013.
Sarica, K., Kumbaroğlu G., and Or, I., "Modeling and Analysis of a DecentralizedElectricity Market: An Integrated Simulation/Optimization Approach", Energy, 44(1),830-852, 2012.
Özgür-Ünlüakın, D., & Bilgiç, T. (2017). Performance analysis of an aggregation and disaggregation solution procedure to obtain a maintenance plan for a partially observable multi-component system. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 167, 652-662.
Demet Özgür-Ünlüakın and Taner Bilgiç (2014). Replacement policies for a complex system with unobservable components using dynamic Bayesian networks. International Journal of Computatıonal Intelligence Systems, Volume: 7, Pages: 68-83, Supplement: 1, DOI: 10.1080/18756891.2014.853933, Jan 1 2014.
Bas, S., Carello, G., Lanzarone, E., Yalcindag, S., 2018. An Appointment Scheduling Framework to Balance the Production of Blood Bags from Donation, European Journal of Operational Research, 265 (3): 1124-1143.
Bas, S., Carello, G., Lanzarone, E., Yalcindag, S., 2018. Unaddressed Problems and Research Perspectives in Scheduling Blood Collection from Donors, Production Planning & Control,29 (1), 84-90.
Özlem, Ş., Altan Y.C., Otay N. E., Or, I., "Grounding Probability in Narrow Waterways", Journal of Navigation, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0373463319000572, 2019.
Özlem, Ş., Otay N. E., Or, I., "Scheduling and Simulation of Maritime Traffic in Congested Waterways: An Application to the Strait of Istanbul", Journal of Navigation, 2019, under review.
Tan, Ö.F., Ş. Özlem, "Ramadan Effect on Stock Markets", Journal of Research in Business, 2018.
U. Yıldıran, İ. Kayahan, "Risk-averse stochastic model predictive control-based real-time operation method for a wind energy generation system supported by a pumped hydro storage unit", Applied Energy vol. 226, pp. 631-643. 2018.
U. Yıldıran, İ. Kayahan, M. Tunç, S. Şişbot, "MILP based short-term centralized and decentralized scheduling of a hydro-chain on Kelkit River", International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems vol. 69, pp. 1-8, 2015.
Sedat Sisbot and Ismail Kayahan, "Determination of Dynamic Model Parameters for Smith Predictor Using Correlation Techniques", Journal of Control Engineering and Technology (JCET), Vol. 3 Iss. 4 October 2013 PP. 212-220.
PUBLICATIONS- PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS
Özgür-Ünlüakın, D., Türkali, B., & Aksezer, Ç. "Analysis of Different Cost-Based Methods for the Corrective Maintenance of a Multi-Component System", 3rd IEOM European Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, July 23-26, 2019, Pilsen, Czech Republic.
Özgür-Ünlüakın, D., Kıvanç, J., Türkali, B., & Aksezer, Ç."A DBN Based Prognosis Model for a Complex Dynamic System: A Case Study in a Thermal Power Plant", ISPR - International Symposium for Production Research, 2018, August 28-31, pp. 75-84.
Özgür-Ünlüakın, D., Kıvanç, J., Türkali, B., & Aksezer, Ç. "A Case Study on the Maintenance Modeling of Complex Systems by Dynamic Bayesian Networks", 38th National Operations Research and Industrial Engineering Congress, 2018, June 26-29, Eskisehir, Türkiye.
Yılmaz, M., Aksezer, S.Ç. ve Atan, S.T. "Efficciency Assessment of Turkish Soccer Clubs by using Data Envelopment Analysis", 37th National Operations Research and Industrial Engineering Congress, 2017, July 5-7, Jstanbul, Türkiye.
Pasalı, B. and Aksezer, S.Ç. "A Combined Algorithm for Placement of Rectangular Vehicles in a Non-Rectangular Ferry", 3rd World Conference on Innovation and Computer Sciences, 2013, April 26-29, Antalya, Türkiye.
Köksel, A. and Aksezer, S.Ç. "Statistical Implications of Kano Model", 12th International Symposium on Econometrics, Statistics, and Operations Research, 2011, May 26-29, Pamukkale, Türkiye, pp. 42-48.
Kumbaroğlu, G., Or, İ., Alizadeh, S. F., Yucel, G., Sarica, K., and Arikan, Y., "Energy-Economy Modeling Under Emission Constraints Using TIMES-MACRO: The Case ofTürkiye", 2nd IAEE Eurasian Conference, Zagreb, Croatia, October 12-14, 2017.
Tetik, E., and Sarica, K., "Long-term Bottom-up Modeling of Turkish Electricity Sector",15th IAEE European Conference, Vienna, Austria, September 3-6, 2017.
O'Rear, E., Sarica, K., and Tyner, W. E., "VMT Taxes: The Impacts of Switching from aVolumetric Fuel Tax to a Mileage Tax", 38th IAEE International Conference, Antalya,Türkiye, May 25-27, 2015.
Tetik, E., and Sarica, K., "Turkish Electricity Sector: A Bottom-up Approach", 38th IAEEInternational Conference, Antalya, Türkiye, May 25-27, 2015.
Tetik, E. and Sarica, K., "Türkiye'nin Elektrik Sektörü'ne Temel Yaklaşım", 35th YAEM National Operations Research and Industrial Engineering Congress, Middle East Technical University, Ankara-Türkiye, 09-11 Eylül, 2015.
Sarica, K. and Tyner, W. E., "Analysis Of Policies Aimed At Increasing Use Of Natural Gas In The Transportation System", 37th IAEE International Conference, New York City, NY, USA, June 15-18, 2014.
Taheripour, F., Sarica, K., and Tyner, W. E., "Shale Gas Trade and Environmental Policies: Global Economic and Environmental Analyses in a Hybrid Modeling Framework", 32nd USAEE/IAEE North American Conference, Anchorage, AK, USA, July 28-31, 2013.
Sarica, K., and Tyner, W. E., "Economic and Environmental Impacts of Increased U.S. Exports of Natural Gas", 32nd USAEE/IAEE North American Conference, Anchorage, AK, USA, July 28-31, 2013.
Sarica, K., and Tyner W. E., "Alternative Policy Impacts on US GHG Emissions and Energy Security: A Hybrid Modeling Approach", 31th USAEE/IAEE North American Conference, Austin, November 4-7, 2012.
Sarica, K., and Tyner, W. E., "Comparison of Current and Proposed U.S. Energy Policies with an Equivalent Carbon Tax", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix , October 14-17, 2012.
O'Rear, E., Sarica, K., Paarlberg, P. L., and Tyner, W. E., "The Impacts of the Rebound Effect on U.S. CAFE Standards for Light-Duty Vehicles", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix , October 14-17, 2012.
Sarica, K., Chen, Y., and Liu, A., "Long-run Analyses of Combining Climate Policies in the United States using MARKAL", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte , November 13-16, 2011.
Sarica, K., and Tyner, W. E., "Analysis of U.S. Renewable Fuels Policies Using Modified Markal and Gtap-Bio Models", 30th USAEE/IAEE North American Conference, Washington D.C., October 9-12, 2011.
Sarica, K., and Tyner, W. E., "Analysis of US Renewable Fuels Policies Using a Modified MARKAL Model", 34th IAEE International Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-23, 2011.
Sarica, K., and Tyner, W. E., "Analysis of US Renewable Fuels Policies Using a Modified MARKAL Model", 14th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, Venice, Italy, ISSN: 2160-2115, June 16-18, 2011.
Sarica, K., and Tyner, W. E., "Analysis of US Renewable Fuels Policies Using a Modified MARKAL Model", Biofuels LUC Workshop, Chicago, March 25, 2011.
Özgür-Ünlüakın, D., & Karacaörenli, A. (2018, August). Analysis of Reactive Maintenance Strategies on a Multi-component System Using Dynamic Bayesian Networks. In The International Symposium for Production Research (pp. 101-110). Springer, Cham.
Gülin Bahçıvan and Demet Özgür-Ünlüakın (2016). An Experimental Study To Analyze The Factors Affecting Weight Loss. Proceedings of TMT16, 20th International Research/Expert Conference on "Trends in the development of Machinery and associated Technology", Mediterranean Sea Cruising, September 22-October 1, 2016.
Demet Özgür-Ünlüakın and Merve Akkaya (2015). Regression Analysis Of Authorized Service Complaints In Terms Of Equipment Complaints. Proceedings of TMT15, 19th International Research/Expert Conference on "Trends in the development of Machinery and associated Technology", Barcelona, Spain, July 22-23, 2015, pp. 185-189.
Umut Küçükdurmaz and Demet Özgür-Ünlüakın (2014). Effects of "Recognize Caller by ANI" Application on Call Center Performance. Proceedings of CIE'44 and IMSS'14, Joint International Symposium on "The Social Impacts of Developments in Information, Manufacturing and Service Systems, Istanbul, Türkiye, October 14-16, 2014, pp. 723-729.
Selim Gazel, Yıldız Arıkan and Demet Özgür-Ünlüakın (2014). Alternative Electricity Production Technologies for Türkiye: Is There A Difference Between The Students' and Academics' Perceptions On Their Merits? Proceedings of TMT14, 18th International Research/Expert Conference on "Trends in the development of Machinery and associated Technology", Budapest, Hungary, September 10-12, 2014, pp. 389-393.
Demet Özgür-Ünlüakın and Taner Bilgiç (2012). Replacement Decisions for Reliability Centered Maintenance. Proceedings of the Tenth International FLINS Conference on Uncertainty Modeling in Knowledge Engineering and Decision Making, Istanbul, Türkiye, August 26-29, 2012, Volume 7, pp.64-69.
Bas, S., Carello, G., Lanzarone, E., Ocak, Z., Yalcindag, S., 2016. Management of Blood Donation System: Literature Review and Research Perspectives, in Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics, Health Care Systems Engineering for Scientists and Practitioners, Eds. Matta A., Sahin E., Li J., Guinet A., and Vandaele N. J., Volume 169, pp.121-132 (Refereed).
Dorantes-Gonzalez, D. J., Küçükaydın, H., Özlem, Ş., Bulgan, G., Aydın, U., Son Turan, S., Teixeira, F. F. Improved business model representation of innovation concepts. World Conference on Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 2015.
Özlem Ş., Or, I., "İstanbul Boğazı Deniz Kazaları Olasılıklarının Bayes Ağları ve Benzetim Esaslı Modellenerek İncelenmesi", YAEM National Conference, Ankara, September 2015.
Özlem Ş., "A Bayesian Network to Study the Factors Affecting the Vessel Accidents in the Strait of Istanbul", 1st National Vessel Traffic Services Congress, Vessel Traffic Operators Society, 2014.
Özlem Ş., Or, I., Simulation of The Vessel Traffic Schedule in The Strait of Istanbul, 8th International Mediterranean and Latin American Modeling Multiconference, EMSS2011, Rome, Italy, 2011.
Kayahan, İ., and Yıldıran, U., "Stochastic Model Predictive Control-based Real-time Operation of a Transmission Constrained Joint Wind-PHS System". 6th International Conference on Control Engineering & Information Technology, CEIT 2018.
Kayahan, İ., Yıldıran, U., Şişbot, S., 'Kelkit Nehri Üzerindeki Çoklu Baraj Sisteminde Günlük Enerji Çizelgelemesi ve Merkezi Havza Yönetiminin Merkezi Olmayan İle Karşılaştırılması', Yöneylem Araştırması ve Endüstri Mühendisliği (YAEM) 35. Ulusal Kongresi, 9-11 Eylül 2015.
Kayahan,İ.,Sisbot,S.,Comparison Of Two Heuristic Optimization Methods For Wind Turbine Placement In Gökçeada, Yöneylem Araştırması ve Endüstri Mühendisliği (YAEM) 34. Ulusal Kongresi, 25-27 Haziran 2014.
COMPLETED MASTER THESIS
Çağrı Akoğlu, "Improvement of Credit Evaluation Process in Commercial Banking" ISIK University, 2018.
Melike Yılmaz, "Prediction of Final Football League Standings by Dynamic Frontier Estimation" ISIK University, 2017.
İpek Durmus, "An Assortment Planning Problem with an Emprical Demand Model", ISIK University, 2017.
Zühal Özcan, "Optimum Blend of Fractal Methods for Automatic Malignancy Determination in Dermoscopy Images", 2015.
Tonguç Yavuz, "An Optimization Based Decision Support System for Dormitory Placement at Işık University", 2015.
Ayhan Köksel, "A Methodology to Measure Customer Expectations Using Kano's Model", 2014
Olgu Pelin Hüseyinoğlu, "A Genetic Algorithm for Simultaneously Scheduling Games and Assigning Referees in Turkish Football League", 2014.
Barlas Selçuk, "Traffic Simulation for Traffic Congestion Problem of Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge of Istanbul Türkiye", 2014.
Büsra Pasalı, "A Combined Algorithm for Placement of Rectangular Vehicles in a Ferry", ISIK University, 2013.
Ayhan Köksel, "Statistical and Modeling Implications of Kano's Theory of Attractive Quality", ISIK University, 2012.
TÜBJTAK 1001 (117M587, 2017-2019) Development of Probabilistic Graphical Models in the Maintenance Optimization of Multi-Component Systems and Their Solutions, S.C. Aksezer, Researcher; D. Özgür-Ünlüakın, Project Supervisor.
Partnership for Market Readiness Project (PMR Project), Grant No. TF- 015591, Synthesis Report: Implementation of Carbon Pricing in Türkiye, Ministry Of Environment and Urbanization, Reference No: DoMBI(s)-5, 2017-2018, Kemal Sarıca, Senior Expert.
Partnership for Market Readiness Project: Modeling Fiscal, Economic and Sectoral Impacts of Carbon Pricing in Türkiye, Ministry Of Environment And Urbanization, Grant No. TF- 015591, Contract No:DoMBI(s)-4. 2017-2018, Kemal Sarıca, Senior Modeling Expert.
Partnership for Market Readiness Türkiye: Development of Sectoral Marginal Abatement Cost Curves for Türkiye, The World Bank, Contract No: 7181724, 01/2017-2018, Kemal Sarıca, Senior Expert.
Integrated Modeling of Turkish Electricity Sector, Isik University Scientific Research Council (BAP), Project No: 16A201, 2016-2017, Kemal Sarıca.
Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Enerji Modelleme Sisteminin (Büems) Geliştirilmesi Ve Sera Gazı Salım Kısıtlamalarının Türkiye'ye Etkilerinin Araştırılmasına Yönelik Olarak Büems/Türkiye Modelinin Kurulması Ve Senaryo Analizleri, TUBITAK , Project No: 114M348, Kemal Sarıca, Researcher.
UNFCCC Preparation of National Communications on Climate Change: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Projections and Sectoral Analysis, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Türkiye- Marmara Research Center (TUBITAK-MAM), Environment and Cleaner Production Institute, 11/2013-02/2016, Kemal Sarıca.
Support for the Preparation of the Türkiye's First Biennial Report (FBR) to UNFCCC, National Consultant on Climate Change Mitigation Actions and Projections, PIMS 5266, 09/2015-03/2016, Kemal Sarıca.
Computable General Equilibrium Analysis of Energy Sector Reforms in Bangladesh, Worldbank, 08/2014-07/2015, Kemal Sarıca,Lead Modeling Expert.
Analysis of Policies Aimed at Increasing Use of Natural Gas in the Transportation System, Nextrans Center / USDOT, Project No: DTRT12-G-UTC05, 2013, Kemal Sarıca, Modeling Expert.
Analysis of the Global Impacts of Second Generation Biofuels in the Context of Other Energy Technologies and Alternative Economic and Climate Change Policy Options, National Institute of Food and Agriculture - USDA, Project No. IND010576G1, 9/2009-2/2014, Kemal Sarıca.
Management of the Blood Collection System Associazione Volontari Italiani Sangue (AVIS), 09/2014- Current Joint work with E. Lanzarone (National Research Center of Italy), and G. Carello (Politecnico di Milano), Seda Baş Güre.