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Burak Eksioglu

Burak Eksioglu



(INEG)-Industrial Engineering

Phone: 479-575-3156

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Dr. Eksioglu has received a doctorate in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Florida, a master's degree in engineering business management from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom, and a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Bogazici University in Turkey. His research is focused on the area of optimization with applications in transportation, logistics, supply chain management, and healthcare. His research has been sponsored by, among others, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, NASA, and the industry. He is a member of the Tau Beta Pi Honor Society, INFORMS, IISE, ASEE, and POMS.

Resource allocation for healthcare problems

Supply chain management

Logistics and transportation

Stochastic optimization 


Stochastic operations research

Deterministic operations reearch

Stochastic programming

Probability and statistics

Inventory and forecasting analytics

University of Arkansas
INEG 2313 - Applied Probability and Statistics I
SCMT 3623 - Inventory and Forecasting Analytics

Clemson University
IE 3800 - Deterministic Operations Research
IE 3810 - Probabilistic Operations Research
IE 4530 - Network Flows for IE Applications
IE 8090 - Modeling Systems under Risk
IE 8880 - Advanced Probabilistic Models (Stochastic Processes)

Mississippi State University
IE 8990 - Discrete Optimization
IE 8793 - Heuristics in Optimization
IE 8753 - Network Flows and Dynamic Programming
IE 8723 - Operations Research 2 (Stochastic Processes)
IE 8353 - Manufacturing Systems Modeling
IE 4934 - Information Systems for Industrial Engineers
IE 4733 - Linear Programming
IE 4713 - Operations Research I
IE 4623 - Engineering Statistics II
IE 4543 - Logistics Engineering
IE 4333 - Production Control Systems I

Cleveland State University
MBA 603 - Innovation and Technology Management
OMS 802 - Supply Chain Management
OMS 412 - Supply Chain Management
OMS 202 - Business Statistics II

Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida
M.S., Engineering Business Management, University of Warwick
B.S., Industrial Engineering, Bogazici University


Azadi, Z., Eksioglu, S. D., Eksioglu, B. & Palak, G. (2019). Stochastic optimization models for joint pricing and inventory replenishment of perishable products. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 127, 625–642.

Khademi, A. & Eksioglu, B. (2018). Spare parts inventory management with substitution-dependent reliability. INFORMS Journal on Computing, 30(3), 507–521.

Pirim, H., Eksioglu, B. & Glover, F. W. (2018). A novel mixed integer linear programming model for clustering relational networks. Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 176(2), 492–508.

Vadlamani, S., Schweitzer, D., Medal, H., Nandi, A. & Eksioglu, B. (2018). A mixed-integer programming approach for locating jamming devices in a flow-jamming attack. Computers & Operations Research, 95, 83–96.

Rowe, P., Eksioglu, B. & Eksioglu, S. D. (2017). Recycling procurement strategies with variable yield suppliers. Annals of Operations Research, 249, 215–234.

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Department of Industrial Engineering
Professor, 2019 - ...

Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Department of Industrial Engineering
Associate Professor, 2014 - 2019
Undergraduate Coordinator, 2015 - 2018

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Associate Professor, 2009 - 2014
Assistant Professor, 2003 - 2009
Director, National Center for Intermodal Transportation for Economic Competitiveness, 2012 - 2014
Co-Director, National Center for Intermodal Transportation, 2008 - 2012

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
Department of Operations Management and Business Statistics
Visiting Assistant Professor, 2002 - 2003

2018 - Best Application Paper, IISE Transactions – Scheduling and Logistics

2012 - Faculty Research Award, Bagley College of Engineering, Mississippi State University

2012 - Outstanding Research Paper Award, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Mississippi State University

2011 - State Pride Faculty Award, Mississippi State University

2009 - Outstanding Research Paper Award, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Mississippi State University

2008 - Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Operations Research, Institute for Industrial Engineers (IIE)