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Simge Küçükyavuz

Professor of Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences


2145 Sheridan Road
Room D237
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Ph.D. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA

​​​M.S. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA

B.S. Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Research Interests

Theoretical and Methodological Expertise: 

  • Mixed-Integer Programming
  • Large-Scale Optimization
  • Optimization under Uncertainty
  • Network Optimization

Application Interests: 

  • Infrastructure (e.g. power systems, computing)
  • Social networks
  • Statistical learning
  • Supply chain management
  • Humanitarian logistics

Selected Publications

    • N. Noyan, M. Merakli and S. Küçükyavuz, Two-stage Stochastic Programming under Multivariate Risk Constraints with an Application to Humanitarian Relief Network Design, forthcoming, Mathematical Programming, 2019.
    • H. Wu and S. Küçükyavuz, Probabilistic Partial Set Covering with an Oracle for Chance Constraints, forthcoming, SIAM Journal on Optimization, 2019. 
    • ​X. Liu, F. Kilinc-Karzan and S. Küçükyavuz, On Intersection of Two Mixing Sets with Applications to Joint Chance-Constrained Programs, forthcoming, Mathematical Programming, 2019.
    • H. Wu and S. Küçükyavuz, A Two-Stage Stochastic Programming Approach for Influence Maximization in Social Networks, Computational Optimization and Applications, 69(3), 563-595, 2018.
    • A. Atamtürk, S. Küçükyavuz and B. Tezel, Path Cover and Path Pack Inequalities for the Capacitated Fixed-Charge Network Flow Problem, SIAM Journal on Optimization, 27(3), 1943-1976, 2017.
    • S. Küçükyavuz and N. Noyan, Cut Generation for Optimization Problems with Multivariate Risk Constraints, Mathematical Programming, 159(1), 165-199, 2016.
    • P. Damci-Kurt, S. Küçükyavuz, D. Rajan and A. Atamtürk, A Polyhedral Study of Production Ramping, Mathematical Programming, 158(1), 175-205, 2016.
    • X. Liu, S. Küçükyavuz and J. Luedtke, Decomposition Algorithms for Two-Stage Chance-Constrained Programs, Mathematical Programming, 157(1), 219-243, 2016.
    • M. Zhang and S. Küçükyavuz, Finitely Convergent Decomposition Algorithms for Two-Stage Stochastic Pure Integer Programs, SIAM Journal on Optimization, 24(4), 1933-1951, 2014.
    • D. Gade, S. Küçükyavuz and S. Sen, Decomposition Algorithms with Parametric Gomory Cuts for Two-Stage Stochastic Integer Programs, Mathematical Programming, 144(1-2), 39-64, 2014.