Fatma  Kilinc-Karzan

Assistant Professor of Operations Research; BP Junior Faculty Chair, AY 2014-2015

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 compressed sensing; Decision making under uncertainty; Operations research applications.

PUBLICATIONS

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WORKING PAPERS

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • 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)
  • Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - BP Junior Faculty Chair (2014)
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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Undergraduate Curriculum Review Committee, Committee Member, (2014 - )
  • CMU INFORMS Student Chapter, Faculty Advisor, (2013 - )
  • "Data Analytics to Improve Service and Expand the Market for Intercity Rail" Systems Project, Other, Advisory Board Member for Systems Project at CMU Heinz School, (2015 - 2015)
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Review Committee, Committee Member, (2013 - 2013)
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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Committee Member, Mixed Integer Programming (MIP) Workshop 2016, Program Committee (2015 - 2016)
  • Committee Member, INFORMS Optimization Society Best Student Paper Prize (2015 - 2015)
  • Session Chair, International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP) 2015 (2014 - 2015)
  • Session Chair, INFORMS Annual Meeting (2012 - 2015)
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • Applications of Operations Research (45850)
    2014 Mini 1 Section: A, E
    2013 Mini 1 Section: A, E
  • Linear Programming (47834)
    2014 Mini 1 Section: A
    2012 Mini 1 Section: A
  • Modern Convex Optimization (47851)
    2014 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Optimization Models for Operations (45854)
    2014 Mini 3 Section: A
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Fatma Kilinc-Karzan