I did my undergraduate and M.S. in Istanbul at Bogazici
I received my Ph.D. from Columbia University, Dept. of IEOR
where I worked with Dan Bienstock.
After Columbia, I spent a year at CORE (Belgium) as a postdoctoral fellow and two years at Cornell
of ORIE as a visiting scientist.
In 1997 I joined the OR department at AT&T Labs and in 2000 I moved
to the Math Sciences Department at IBM.
General Research Interests:
Mixed-integer programming, combinatorial optimization,
multicommodity flows. Modeling, optimization and computation, especially
applied to logistics, routing, workforce scheduling and network design.