Irem Sengul Orgut

  • August 22nd, 2019
Irem Sengul Orgut
Faculty, ISM, Operations Management Ph.D. Faculty
Email: isorgut@culverhouse.ua.edu
Department:Information Systems, Statistics and Management Science
Title:Assistant Professor of Operations Management
Phone:205-348-6577
Building:Alston Hall
Office:353
Education:Ph.D., North Carolina State University
B.S., Bogazici University; Istanbul, Turkey

Focus and Current Research


Dr. Orgut’s research focuses on problems that involve multiple decision-makers with conflicting objectives and various sources of uncertainty in the context of humanitarian operations management and medical decision making She is specifically interested in developing statistical models that learn from data and feed input to stochastic models to provide solutions that can be easily-implementable and interpretable by the decision-makers. Methods include Mathematical Modeling, Stochastic Optimization, Robust Optimization, Data Analytics, and Applied Statistics.

Honors, Achievements & Affiliations


Dr. Orgut joined the Operations Management faculty in the fall of 2019. Her research appeared in journals including European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR) and IISE Transactions. She is an active member of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS). She has won several awards with her research including First Place at INFORMS Interactive Poster Competition. Her research has been featured in the NSF Website and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) News.

Selected Publications


Sengul Orgut, I., Ivy, J. S., Uzsoy, R., and Hale, C. (2018). Robust optimization approaches for the equitable and effective distribution of donated food. European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR), 269(2), 516-531.

Sengul Orgut, I., Ivy, J. S., and Uzsoy, R. (2017). Modeling for the Equitable and Effective Distribution of Food Donations under Stochastic Receiving Capacities. IISE Transactions, 49(6), 567-578.

Sengul Orgut, I., Ivy, J. S., Uzsoy, R., and Wilson, J. R. (2016). Modeling for the Equitable and Effective Distribution of Donated Food under Capacity Constraints. IISE Transactions, 48(3), 252-266.

Davis, L. B., Sengul, I., Ivy, J. S., Brock III, L. G., and Miles, L. (2014). Scheduling Food Bank Collections and Deliveries to Ensure Food Safety and Improve Access. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 48(3), 175-188.

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