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Ulas Ozen

Ulas Ozen

Adjunct Faculty


Education

  • PhD in Operations Management, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
  • MSc in Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University
  • BS in Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University
SUBJECTS TAUGHT / STUDENT PROJECT MENTOR
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
EXPERIENCE

Academic Experience

  • Services and supply chain operations management and contracting
  • Collaboration and competition within supply chains and service systems
  • Applied game theory (cooperative and non-cooperative)
  • Multi-agent negotiation
  • Stochastic modelling and optimisation
  • Multi-echelon inventory theory

Corporate/Professional Experience

  • Part time R&D Consultant, Icron Technologies
  • Research Scientist, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs
  • Ulaş Özen, Jan Fransoo, Henk Norde and Marco Slikker, 2008, “Cooperation between Multiple Newsvendors with Warehouses”, Manufacturing & Services Operations Management 10:311-324.
  • Ulaş Özen, Henk Norde and Marco Slikker, 2009 “A General Framework for Cooperation under Uncertainty”, Operations Research Letters 37:148-154.
  • Ulaş Özen, Henk Norde and Marco Slikker, 2011 “On the Convexity of Newsvendor Games”, International Journal of Production Economics 133: 35-42.
  • Armağan Tarım, Mustafa K. Doğru, Ulaş Özen and Roberto Rossi, 2011 “An Efficient Computational Method for a Stochastic Dynamic Lot-Sizing Problem under Service-Level Constraints”, European Journal of Operational Research 215: 563-571.
  • Lei Duan, Mustafa K. Dogru, Ulaş Özen and J. Chris Beck, 2012 “A Negotiation Framework for Linked Combinatorial Optimization Problems”, Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems 25: 158–182.
  • Ulaş Özen, Marty Reiman and Qiong Wang, 2011 “On the Core of Cooperative Queueing Games”, Operation Research Letters 39: 385-389.
  • Ulaş Özen, Greys Sošić and Marco Slikker, 2012 “A Collaborative Decentralized Distribution System with Demand Updates”, European Journal of Operational Research 216: 573-583.
  • Ulaş Özen, Mustafa. K. Doğru and Armağan Tarım, 2012 “Static-Dynamic Uncertainty Strategy for a Single-Item Stochastic Inventory Control Problem”, OMEGA – the International Journal of Management Science 40: 348-357.
  • Ulaş Özen, Nesim Erkip and Marco Slikker, 2012 “Stability and monotonicity in newsvendor situations”, European Journal of Operational Research 218: 416-425.
  • Daria Terekhov, Mustafa K. Doğru, Ulaş Özen and J. Chris Beck, 2012 “Solving Two Machine Assembly Scheduling Problems With and Without Inventory Constraints”, Computers and Industrial Engineering 63: 120-134.
  • Ulaş Özen and Mustafa. K. Doğru, 2012, (in Turkish) “Rassal Öbek Büyüklüğü Belirleme Probleminin Doldurma Servis Kısıtı Altında İncelenmesi”, Hacetepe University, Faculty Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences (İİBF) 30(1): 121-146.
  • Mustafa K. Doğru and Ulaş Özen, 2015, “Tactical Inventory Planning at Alcatel-Lucent's Repair and Exchange Services” Interfaces, 45(3): 228-242.
  • Henk Norde, Ulaş Özen and Marco Slikker, 2016, “Setting the Right Incentives for Global Planning and Operations” European Journal of Operational Research 253: 441-455.
  • Ali C. Randa, Mustafa K. Doğru, Cem İyigün and Ulaş Özen, 2019, “Heuristic Methods for The Capacitated Stochastic Lot-Sizing Problem Under The Static-Dynamic Uncertainty Strategy” to appear in Computers and Operations Research.

Conference Papers Presented

  • Lei Duan, Mustafa K. Doğru, Ulaş Özen, J. Chris Beck, 2010, “Multi-Agent Negotiation for Distributed Production Scheduling Problems”, Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Agent-based Complex Automated Negotiations.
  • Tony T. Tran, Mustafa K. Doğru, Ulaş Özen, J. Chris Beck, 2013, “Scheduling a Multi-Cable Electric Vehicle Charging Facility”, Proceedings of the ICAPS 2013 Workshop on Scheduling and Planning Applications (SPARK), 20-26, Rome, Italy.
  • Matthew Andrews, Ulaş Özen, Martin I Reiman, Qiong Wang, 2013, “Economic models of sponsored content in wireless networks with uncertain demand”, Proceedings of the Second IEEE International Workshop on Smart Data Pricing, IEEE INFOCOM 2013, 345-350, Turin, Italy

Chapters in Books

  • “Cooperative Newsvendor Games: A Review” with Luigi Montrucchio, Henk Norde, Marco Scarsini and Marco Slikker, published in: Tsan-Ming Choi (editor), Handbook on Newsvendor Problems: Models, Extensions and Applications, 137-162, Springer New York.
  • “Economic models of sponsored content in wireless networks with uncertain demand” with Matthew Andrews, Martin I Reiman, Qiong Wang, 2014, in: Soumya Sen, Carlee Joe-Wong, Sangtae Ha and Mung Chiang (editors), Smart Data Pricing, 269-288, John Wiley & Sons

Editorial and Reviewer Activities

  • Referee for Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Production and Operations Management, Naval Research Logistics, Operations Research Letters, International Journal of Production Economics

Awards & Recognition

  • Awarded European Commission Marie Curie Career Integration Grant for the research project entitled “Cooperation in Service Systems and Supply Chains”, Project Duration: 24 months, Budget: 50,000 euro. 2014-2016
  • Awarded the certificate of outstanding achievement: Excellence in knowledge transfer, “Inventory planning and optimization for advance exchange services project”, Bell Labs Ireland. 2010
  • Awarded a traveling grant from Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research (NWO) for a three-month visit to Marshall School of Business, USC, Los Angeles. 2005