Ilker  Baybars

Deputy Dean Emeritus; George Leland Bach Chair; Professor of Operations Management; Dean and CEO, Carnegie Mellon-Qatar



Areas of Expertise

Operations Management


Carnegie Mellon University - Ph D - 1979
Carnegie Mellon University - MS - 1972
Middle East Technical University - BS - 1969


  • A Heuristic Method For The Multi-Story Layout Problem

    (author(s): BK KAKU, GL THOMPSON, Ilker Baybars) European Journal Of Operational Research 37(3), 1988; 384-397

  • A Heuristic Method For Facility Planning In Telecommunications Networks With Multiple Alternate Routes

    (author(s): Ilker Baybars, RH EDAHL) Naval Research Logistics 35(4), 1988; 503-528

  • A 2-Process Implicit Enumeration Algorithm For The Simple Assembly Line Balancing Problem

    (author(s): MJ SALTZMAN, Ilker Baybars) European Journal Of Operational Research 32(1), 1987; 118-129

  • Batching And Capacity Models For Manufacturing Cells With Metered Flow

    (author(s): Ilker Baybars, FM BOGAERT, GP HIRSCH, Sunder Kekre) Journal Of Manufacturing Systems 5(2), 1986; 123-130

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Awards and Honors

Carnegie Mellon University - Richard M. Cyert Leadership Award (2012)
GSIA, Carnegie Mellon University - Outstanding Achievement Award (1997)
SUPA - Emil Limbach Teaching Award for Excellence in the Classroom (1981)

University Service

Ex Officio, Tepper Dean's Policy Advisory, (2009 - 2010)
Ex Officio, Tepper BSBA Educational Affairs, (2008 - 2009)
Chairperson, Tepper Beta Gamma Sigma Honors, (2007 - 2008)
Chairperson, Tepper Academic Calendar, (2006 - 2007)
CMU Special Appointments, (2005 - 2006)
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Numerous universities (January 2000)
State of New Jersey (January 2000)
United Nations (January 2000)

Professional Activities

Governing Board, Carnegie Bosch Institute (Pittsburgh, PA)
Board of Director, ABEST21, (Tokyo, Japan)
Vice President, ABEST21, (Tokyo, Japan)
Reviewer, Transactions of Operations Research
Member, Board of Trustees, Bilkent University (Ankara, Turkey)
Reviewer, Springer-Verlag, Bilkent Lecture Series
Member, Advisory Board, Graduate School of International Management, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan (2003 - 2007)
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Ilker Baybars