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Armagan BayramArmagan Bayram

Ph.D. Candidate in Management Science

 

Email: abayram@som.umass.edu 

Advisor: Dr. Senay Solak

 

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Education:

M.S., Industrial Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, 2009

B.S., Industrial Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 2007

Research/Teaching Interests:

Stochastic Programming

Dynamic Programming

Simulation

Resource Allocation

Healthcare Operations Management


 

Honors and Awards:

Finalist, INFORMS Doing Good with Good OR - Student Paper Competition (2013)
Finalist, INFORMS Section on Public Programs, Services and Needs (SPPSN) Best Paper Award (2013)
1st Place, IIE Central Connecticut Chapter Scholarship Award Competition (2013)
Best Paper Award in Operations Research and Management, 3rd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (2012)
Fulbright Opportunity Grant (2010)
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Scholarship (2007 - 2009)
High Honor Certificate, Istanbul Technical University (2004 - 2007)
Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Fellowship (2004 - 2007)

 

Publications:

A. Bayram, S. Solak, M. Johnson,"Stochastic Models for Strategic Resource Allocation in Nonprofit Foreclosed Housing Acquisitions", European Journal of Operational Research, accepted (2013).


A. Bayram, S. Solak, "Decision Modeling for Foreclosed Property Acquisition by Nonprofits in the United States," under revision (2013)


A. Bayram, S. Solak, "Offer or No Offer: Managing Foreclosed Housing Acquisition Portfolios in Societal Response to Foreclosures," under review (2013)


A. Bayram, S. Solak, "A Routing-Location-Allocation Model for Water Distribution and Pick-up," under review (2013)


C. Gumussoy, F. Calisir, A. Bayram, "Predicting the Behavioral Intention to Use Enterprise Resource Planning Systems: An Exploratory Extension of the Technology Acceptance Model," Management Research News, 32(7), pp. 597-613 (2009)


Working Papers
A. Bayram, S. Solak, "Selecting a Winning Team: Dynamic Portfolio Management for Surgical Team Allocation in Robotic Surgery," in preparation


A. Bayram, S. Solak, "Stochastic Models for Surgical Team Scheduling in Robotic Surgery," in preparation


H. Chen, A. Bayram, S. Solak "Optimal Metering Policies for Optimized Profile Descent with Sustainability and Runway Utilization Considerations", in preparation.

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

"Dynamic and Stochastic Knapsack-Type Models for Foreclosed Housing Acquisition and Redevelopment," with S. Solak, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, 2012, July 3-6, Istanbul, Turkey


 "Managing Foreclosed Housing Portfolios for Improved Social Outcomes," with S. Solak, M. Johnson, D. Turcotte, Proceedings of the 22nd POMS Annual Conference, 2011, April 29-May 2, Reno, NV


 "Stochastic Dynamic Models for Foreclosed Housing Acquisition and Redevelopment," with S. Solak, M. Johnson, D. Turcotte, Proceedings of IIE Annual Conference 2011, May 21-25, Reno, NV


"Understanding the Behavioral Intention to Use ERP Systems: An Extended Technology Acceptance Model," with C. Gumussoy and F. Calisir, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management 2007, December 2-5, Singapore

Presentations:

 "Stochastic Resource Allocation Models for Societal Resource Allocation," IIE Central Connecticut Chapter Annual Meeting 2013, June 13, Hartford, CT


 "Stochastic Programming Based Resource Allocation Models for Nonprofit Foreclosed Housing Acquisition," INFORMS Annual Meeting 2012, October 14- 17, Phoenix, AZ


 "Optimal Foreclosed Housing Bidding Policies for Community Development Corporations," INFORMS Annual Meeting 2012, October 14-17, Phoenix, AZ


 "Dynamic and Stochastic Knapsack-Type Models for Foreclosed Housing Acquisition and Redevelopment," 3rd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management 2012, July 3-6, Istanbul, Turkey


 "Dynamic and Stochastic Knapsack-Type Models for Foreclosed Housing Acquisition and Redevelopment," INFORMS Annual Meeting 2011, November 13-16, Charlotte, NC


 "Stochastic Dynamic Models for Foreclosed Housing Acquisition and Redevelopment," INFORMS Northeast Regional Conference 2011, May 6-7, Amherst, MA


 "Managing Foreclosed Housing Portfolios for Improved Social Outcomes," 22nd POMS Annual Conference, 2011, April 29-May 2, Reno, NV


 "A System Dynamic Approach in Managing the Levels of Neurotransmitter for Patients with Chronic Depression," 24th European Conference on Operational Research, 2010, June 23-26, Lisbon, Portugal

Professional Service:

Session Organizer/Chair: INFORMS Annual Conference 2012; POMS Annual Conference 2011; INFORMS Northeast Regional Conference 2011
Journal Reviewer: European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Advanced Operations Management, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Conference Reviewer: 2010 IIE Annual Conference
Officer: INFORMS Student Chapter, UMass Amherst

Professional and Academic Memberships:

Member, Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

Member, Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
Member, Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)

Previous Employment:

Associate in Research, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, 2013
Teaching Assistant/Instructor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Istanbul Kultur University, Istanbul Turkey, 2010
Planning Engineer, Research and Development Department, Arcelik, Inc. Istanbul, Turkey, 2007