Fatma Kılınç-Karzan

Associate Professor of Operations Research

PHONE

412-268-9198

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 233A

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Operations Research

EDUCATION

Georgia Institute of Technology - Ph D (Industrial and Systems Engineering) - 2011
Middle East Technical University - MS (Industrial Engineering) - 2005
Middle East Technical University - BS (Industrial Engineering) - 2003

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Theory and algorithms for mathematical programming; Large-scale optimization and applications in machine learning, structured recovery, and statistics; Decision making under uncertainty; Operations research applications.

PUBLICATIONS

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WORKING PAPERS

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • INFORMS - 2015 INFORMS Optimization Society Young Researcher Prize (2015)
  • National Science Foundation - NSF CAREER Award (2015)
  • INFORMS - 1st prize for 2014 INFORMS Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) Best Paper Award Competition (2014)
  • INFORMS - Finalist for the INFORMS Data Mining Best Student Paper Award Competition (2014)
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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Undergraduate Business Administration Education Committee, Committee Member (2014 - )
  • CMU INFORMS Student Chapter, Faculty Advisor (2013 - )
  • Attendee, Award Ceremony (2015 - 2015)
  • "Data Analytics to Improve Service and Expand the Market for Intercity Rail" Systems Project, Advisory Board Member for Systems Project at CMU Heinz School (2015 - 2015)
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CONSULTING

  • National Science Foundation (2014 - 2016)
  • Industrial Scientific Corporation (January 2016 - May 2016)
  • PNC Bank (January 2016 - May 2016)
  • Crossett Inc. (January 2013 - June 2013)
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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Committee Member, INFORMS Optimization Society Meeting, Program Committee (2015 - 2016)
  • Session Chair, INFORMS Optimization Society Meeting (2015 - 2016)
  • Session Chair, INFORMS Annual Meeting (2012 - 2016)
  • Committee Member, Mixed Integer Programming (MIP) Workshop 2016, Program Committee (April 2015 - August 2016)
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • Math Mdls Fr Cnsltng (70460)
    2015 Section: A
  • Applications Of Operations Research (45850)
    2015 Mini 1 Section: A, E
  • Optimization Models For Operations (45854)
    2015 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Applications of Operations Research (45850)
    2014 Mini 1 Section: A, E
    2013 Mini 1 Section: A, E
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Fatma Kılınç-Karzan