Seminar on March 2, 2016

SEMINAR 

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING 

Are Systems Thinking and OR Incompatible?

by

Sencer Yeralan,

(Yaşar University, Industrial Engineering Department) 

 

Abstract:

How has it come to pass that such a question, so utterly incomprehensible at the dawn of operations research, has manifestedly become quite valid? And so... where do we go from here?

 

Short Bio: 

As a researcher, academician, businessman, design engineer, and media person, Dr. Sencer Yeralan has a diverse and eclectic, albeit a non-conventional career. During his tenure at the universities, Dr. Yeralan has written over one-hundred technical publications, has supervised eight doctoral students, and has been involved in over $1,000,000 of funded research projects and equipment grants. After fifteen years as a full-time member of the faculty of Industrial Engineering at the University of Missouri and as a tenured member at the University of Florida (UF), he left his position to pursue private interests in industrial automation and control. Currently, he holds a professor position at Yaşar University and a courtesy position at the University of Florida. (http://www.yeralan.org/b/yeralan_bio.pdf)

 

All interested are cordially invited.  

 

DATE:  March 2, 2016 

TIME:  Wednesday, 16:00-17:00 

ROOM: VYKM 2