He received his B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Middle East Technical University; MBA from Bilkent University; and Ph.D. in Engineering Management from the University of Missouri-Rolla.
He has been active both in academic and professional fields for several years as a project manager in overseas; as a strategic planning and business development director; and as an operations improvement program manager. During the same periods, he has been lecturing in the Business Schools and/or Industrial Engineering Departments of well-known Universities.
Currently, he is lecturing as a part-time faculty in Business Schools, plus acting as the affiliates of several US companies in industrial management and engineering consulting and training fields. Additionally, he is the president of Institute of Industrial Engineers – Turkish professional chapter; and board member of Institute of High Performance Planners in Kansas City.
During his career path, he has participated in several projects. Plus, he has several publications and books (especially in Operations Management and Improvement and Strategic Planning).
Education
BS, METU, Ankara/Turkey, 1984
MBA, Bilkent, Ankara/Turkey, 1990
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Rolla, 1994
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Planning by Design

High Performance Planning

Strategic Planning

Facilities Planning

Lean Production
  
Operations and Productivity Improvement
  
Operations & Production Management