MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun has developed a new decision support tool that can analyze data inputted after a disaster and provide immediate recommendations for prioritizing relief efforts. Source: News...
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- Ph. D., Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, June 2001
- B. S., Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, January 1996
- Winner, EURO/INFORMS 2007 Management Science Strategic Innovation Prize given on the subject of Logistics with "Designing mechanisms for the management of carrier alliances", 2007.
- Most Cited Paper Award, Signal Processing: Image Communication given to the most cited paper published between the years 2005-2007 with \A multi-path selection for multiple description video streaming over overlay networks."
- NSF CAREER award, 2003
- Mathematical Programming Society
- M. Celik, A. Lorca, Ö. Ergun. P. Keskinocak, A Decision-Support Tool for Post-Disaster Debris Operations, Production and Operations Mangaement, 26(6), 2017, 1076-1091
- M. Jahre, J. Kembro, T. Rezvanian, Ö. Ergun, S. J. Håpnes, P. Berling, Integrating Supply Chains for Emergencies and Ongoing Operations in UNHCR , Journal of Operations Management, 45, 2016, 1-134
- M. Celik, Ö. Ergun, P. Keskinocak, The Post-Disaster Debris Clearance Problem with Incomplete Information, Operations Research, 63(1), 2015, 65-85
- L. Gui, A. Atasu, Ö. Ergun, B. Toktay, Fair and Efficient Implementation of Collective Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation, Management Science, 2014, 1-56
- Ö. Ergun, L. Gui, J.L. Heier Stamm, P. Keskinocak, J.L. Swann, Improving Humanitarian Operations Through Collaboration, Production and Operations Management special issue on Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management, 23(6), 2014, 1002-1014
Dr. Özlem Ergun’s research focuses on the design and management of large-scale networks. She has applied her work on network design, management and collaboration to problems arising in the airline, ocean cargo and trucking industries. Recently, Dr. Ergun’s work has been focused on the use of systems thinking and mathematical modeling in applications with societal impact. She has worked with organizations that respond to humanitarian crisis around the world, including: UN WFP, IFRC, CARE USA, FEMA, USACE, CDC, AFCEMA, and MedShare International.
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Congratulations to the several MIE faculty and students that were recognized at the INFORMS 2017 Annual Meeting.
MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun was one of five experts to weigh in on Axios's article "The road to recovery for Puerto Rico" for her expertise in Short-term relief, long-term resilience.