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Serhat Gul

Visiting Assistant Professor

Operations & Information Management


PhD Industrial Engineering, Arizona State University, 2010
MS Industrial Engineering, Arizona State University, 2007
BS Industrial Engineering, Sabanci University (Turkey), 2006

Academic Appointments

Visiting Assistant Professor of Operations Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2023-present
Assistant Professor in Industrial Engineering, TED University (Turkey), 2014-23
Visiting Faculty, Industrial Engineering, Sabanci University (Turkey), 2013-14
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-13
Post-doctoral Research Associate, Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, 2010-11

Research Interests

Healthcare Operations
Public Health Planning
Stochastic Optimization

Teaching Interests

Service Industry Operations
Business Process Simulation
Healthcare Operations

Selected Publications

B. Çelik, S. Gul, M. Çelik. (2023), “A Stochastic Programming Approach to Surgery Scheduling under Parallel Processing Principle”, Omega, 115, 102799.

S. Karakaya, S. Gul, M. Çelik. (2023), “Stochastic Scheduling of Chemotherapy Appointments Considering Patient Acuity Levels”, European Journal of Operational Research, 305 (2), pp. 902-916.  

N. B. Demir, S. Gul, M. Çelik. (2021), “A Stochastic Programming Approach for Chemotherapy Appointment Scheduling”, Naval Research Logistics, 68 (1), pp. 112-133.

S. Gul. (2018), “A Stochastic Programming Approach for Appointment Scheduling under Limited Availability of Surgery Turnover Teams”, Service Science, 10 (3), pp. 277-288.

S. Gul, B. T. Denton, and J. W. Fowler. (2015), “A Progressive Hedging Approach for Surgery Planning under Uncertainty”, INFORMS Journal on Computing, 27 (4), pp. 755-772.

S. Gul, B. T. Denton, J. W. Fowler, and T. Huschka. (2011), “Bi-Criteria Scheduling of Surgical Services for an Outpatient Procedure Center”,  Production and Operations Management, 20 (3), pp. 406-417.