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“Most companies have a lot of data and it is critical for them to know how to use it. My work is on developing mathematical models to integrate real-world data with operational decision making.”
Alp Akcay is an assistant professor in the Operations, Planning, Accounting and Control (OPAC) group at Eindhoven University of Technology. His research interests include statistical decision making under uncertainty, simulation design and analysis, and approximate dynamic programming with applications in manufacturing, maintenance, and supply chain management.
Alp Akcay received his PhD in Operations Management from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University (2013). The title of his PhD dissertation is “Statistical Estimation Problems in Inventory Control.” Dr. Akcay holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering from Sabanci University (2008) and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Boğaziçi University (2006). Prior to joining TU Eindhoven, dr. Akcay has worked as an assistant professor at Bilkent University (2013-2015).
Member of INFORMS, MSOM (Manufacturing and Service Operations) Society, and I-SIM (Informs Simulation Society).
Carnegie Mellon University
Award Date: 31 May 2013
1/06/17 → 31/05/19
Project: Research direct
1/05/15 → 31/07/18
Project: Research direct
Akcay, A., Topan, E. & Van Houtum, G., 2 Jan 2021, In : IISE Transactions. 53, 1, p. 74-87 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen Access
da Costa, P. R. D. O., Akçay, A., Zhang, Y. & Kaymak, U., 1 Mar 2020, In : Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 195, 13 p., 106682.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile10 Citations (Scopus)166 Downloads (Pure)
Akcay, A., Akan, M. & Scheller-Wolf, A., 1 Jul 2018, In : Operations Research. 66, 4, p. 1040-1057 18 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-review
Akcay, A. & Biller, B., 2 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Simulation. 12, 4, p. 295-306 12 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile1 Citation (Scopus)53 Downloads (Pure)
Akcay, A., Biller, B. & Tayur, S., 18 Feb 2011, In : Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 13, 3, p. 297-309 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-review23 Citations (Scopus)18 Downloads (Pure)
Alp Akçay (Keynote speaker)21 Nov 2018
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited talk › Professional