Sıla Çetinkaya, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair

Lyle EMIS Department, SMU

Academic Degrees

o   Ph.D. in Management Science/Systems, McMaster University, 1996

o   M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University, 1991

o   B.S. in Industrial Engineering, İstanbul Technical University, 1989

Faculty Appointments

o   2014-Present, Cecil H. Green Professor of Engineering, Professor of EMIS, and Professor of Information Technology and Operations Management (ITOM, by courtesy)

o   2015-Present, Chair, Engineering Management, Information, and Systems (EMIS), SMU

o   2016-Present, Senior Fellow, Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity, SMU

o   2017-Present, Adjunct Professor, Internal Medicine, UTSW Medical Center

o   2013-2014, Professor and Associate Head, Industrial and Systems Engineering, TAMU

o   2009-2014, Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, TAMU

o   2003-2009, Associate Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, TAMU

o   1997–2003, Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, TAMU

Visiting Faculty Appointments

o   March-August’13, Visiting Professor, Industrial Engineering, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey

o   April’06, Visiting Faculty, Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida

o   May’02, Visiting Scholar, Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China

Research Interests

o   Supply chain management

o   Transportation logistics

o   Inventory control

o   Applied probability

o   Stochastic modeling

o   Dynamic programming

o   Optimal control theory applications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

(Underlined co-authors are M.S. and Ph.D. students chaired)

o    Zhang, L. and S. Çetinkaya, “Stochastic Dynamic Inventory Problem under Explicit Inbound Transportation Cost and Capacity,” Operations Research, Articles in Advance: 07/21/2017, https://doi.org/10.1287/opre.2017.1625.

o    Çetinkaya, S., Y. Zhang, and E. Akçalı, “Vendor-Buyer Inventory Problem Revisited: Modeling Random Yield and Trade Credit," Journal of the Operational Research Society, First Online: 01/09/2017, doi: 10.1057/s41274-016-0110-6.

o    Toptal, A. and S. Çetinkaya, “The Impact of Price Skimming on Supply and Exit Decisions," Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 551—574, 2015.

o    Zhu, X. and S. Çetinkaya, “A Stochastic Inventory Model for an Immediate Liquidation and Price-Promotion Decision under Price-Dependent Demand," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 53, No. 12, pp. 3789—3809, 2015.

o    Çetinkaya, S., F. Mutlu, and B. Wei, “On the Service Performance of Alternative Shipment Consolidation Policies," Operations Research Letters, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 41—47, 2014.

o    Katariya, A., S. Çetinkaya, and E. Tekin, “Cyclic Consumption and Replenishment Decisions for Vendor-Managed Inventory of Multi-sourced Parts in Dell’s Supply Chain,” Interfaces, Vol. 44, No. 3pp. 300—3162014.

o    Çetinkaya, S. Keskin, B. B., and H. Üster, “Characterization of Facility Assignment Costs for a Location-Inventory Model under Truckload Distribution,” Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 65, No. 9,   pp. 1371—1379, 2014.

o    Katariya, A., E. Tekin, and S. Çetinkaya, “A Capacitated Replenishment-Liquidation Model under Contractual and Spot Markets,” Probability in Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 223-269, 2014.

o    Katariya, A., S. Çetinkaya, and E. Tekin, “On the Comparison of Risk Neutral and Risk Averse Newsvendor Problems,” Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 65No. 7, pp. 1090—11072014.

o    Mutlu, F. and S. Çetinkaya, “Pricing Decisions in a Carrier-Retailer Channel under Price-Sensitive Demand and Contract-Carriage with Common-Carriage Option,” Transportation Research E, Vol. 51, No. 0, pp. 28–40, 2013.

o    Karakayalı, I, E. Akçalı, S. Çetinkaya, and H. Üster, “Capacitated Replenishment and Disposal Planning for Multiple Products with Resalable Returns,” Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 203, No. 1, pp. 325–350, 2013.

o    Mutlu, F. and S. Çetinkaya, “Coordination in Retailer-Carrier Channels for Long Term Planning,” International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 133, No. 1, pp. 360–369, 2011.

o    Liu, X. and S. Çetinkaya, “The Supplier-Buyer Integrated Production-Inventory Model with Random Yield,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 49, No. 13, pp. 4043–4061, 2011.

o    Akçalı, E. and S. Çetinkaya, “Quantitative Models for Inventory and Production Planning in Closed-Loop Supply Chains,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 49, No. 8, pp. 2373-2407, 2011.

o    Hwang, H.-C., W. Jaruphongsa, S. Çetinkaya, and C.-Y. Lee, “Capacitated Dynamic Lot-Sizing Problem with Delivery/Production Time Windows,” Operations Research Letters, Vol. 38, No. 5, pp. 408–413, 2010.

o    Mutlu, F. and S. Çetinkaya, “An Integrated Model for Stock Replenishment and Shipment Scheduling under Common Carrier Dispatch Costs,” Transportation Research E, Vol. 46, No. 6, pp. 844–854, 2010.

o    Keskin, B. B., H. Üster, and S. Çetinkaya, “Integration of Strategic and Tactical Decisions for a Generalized Vendor Selection Problem with Capacity Considerations,” Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 37, No. 12, pp. 2182–2191, 2010.

o    Çetinkaya, S. and M. Parlar, “A One-Time Excess Inventory Disposal Decision Under a Stationary Base-Stock Policy,” Stochastic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 540–557, 2010.

o    Mutlu, F., S. Çetinkaya, and J. H. Bookbinder, “An Analytical Model for Computing the Optimal Time-and-Quantity Policy for Consolidated Shipments,” IIE Transactions on Operations Engineering, Vol. 42, No. 5, pp. 367–377, 2010.

o    Çetinkaya, S., H. ¨ Üster, G. Easwaran, and B. B. Keskin, “An Integrated Outbound Logistics Model for Frito-Lay: Coordinating Aggregate Level Production and Distribution Decisions,” Interfaces, Vol. 39, No. 5, pp. 460–475, 2009.

o    Liu, X. and S. Çetinkaya, “Designing Supply Contracts in Supplier- versus Buyer-Driven Channels,” IIE Transactions on Scheduling and Logistics, Vol. 41, No. 8, pp. 687–701, 2009.

o    Akçalı, E., S. Çetinkaya, H. Üster, “Network Design for Reverse and Closed-Loop Supply Chains: An Annotated Bibliography of Models and Solution Approaches,” Networks, Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 231–248, 2009.

o    Üster, H., B. B. Keskin, and S. Çetinkaya, “Integrated Warehouse Location and Inventory Decisions in a Three-Tier Distribution System,” IIE Transactions on Scheduling and Logistics, Vol. 40, No. 8, pp. 718–732, 2008.

o    Toptal, A. and S. Çetinkaya, “Quantifying the Value of Channel Coordination: Analytical and Numerical Results,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 187, No. 3, pp. 785–805, 2008.

o    Çetinkaya, S., E. Tekin, and C.-Y. Lee, “A Stochastic Model for Joint Inventory and Outbound Shipment Decisions,” IIE Transactions on Design and Manufacturing, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 324–340, 2008.

o    Üster, H., G. Easwaran, E. Akçalı, and S. Çetinkaya, “Benders Decomposition with Alternative Multiple Cuts for a Multi-Product Closed-Loop Supply Chain Network Design Model,” Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 54, No. 8, pp. 890–907, 2007.

o    Jaruphongsa, W., S. Çetinkaya, and C.-Y. Lee, “Outbound Shipment Mode Considerations for Integrated Inventory and Delivery Lot-Sizing Decisions,” Operations Research Letters, Vol. 35, No. 6, pp. 813–822, 2007.

o    Liu, X., and S. Çetinkaya, “A Note on Quality Improvement and Setup Reduction in the Joint Economic Lot-Size Model,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 182, No. 1, pp. 194–204, 2007.

o    Atasu, A. and S. Çetinkaya, “Lot Sizing for Optimal Collection and Use of Remanufacturable Returns over a Finite Life-Cycle,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 473–487, 2006.

o    Toptal, A. and S. Çetinkaya, “Contractual Agreements and Vendor Managed Delivery Under Explicit Transportation Considerations,” Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 53, No. 5, pp. 397–417, 2006.

o    Çetinkaya, S., F. Mutlu, and C.-Y. Lee, “A Comparison of Outbound Dispatch Policies for Integrated Inventory and Transportation Decisions,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 171, No. 3, pp. 1094–1112, 2006.

o    Jaruphongsa, W., S. Çetinkaya, and C.-Y. Lee, “A Dynamic Lot-Sizing Model with Multi-Mode Replenishments: Polynomial Algorithms for Special Cases with Dual and Multiple Modes,” IIE Transactions on Scheduling and Logistics, Vol. 37, No. 5, pp. 453–467, 2005.

o    Jaruphongsa, W., S. Çetinkaya, and C.-Y. Lee, “A Two-Echelon Inventory Optimization Model with Demand Time Window Considerations,” Journal of Global Optimization, Vol. 30, No. 5, pp. 357–366, 2004.

o    Jaruphongsa, W., S. Çetinkaya, and C.-Y. Lee, “Warehouse Space Capacity and Demand Time Window Considerations in Dynamic Lot-Sizing for a Simple Supply Chain,” International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 92, No. 2, pp. 169–180, 2004.

o    Çetinkaya, S. and M. Parlar, “Computing a Stationary Base-Stock Policy for a Finite Horizon Problem with Non-linear Stockout Costs,” Stochastic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 589–625, 2004.

o    Lee, C.-Y., S. Çetinkaya, and W. Jaruphongsa, “A Dynamic Model for Inventory Lot-Sizing and Outbound Shipment Scheduling at a Third Party Warehouse,” Operations Research, Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 735–747, 2003.

o    Toptal, A., S. Çetinkaya, and C.-Y. Lee, “The Buyer-Vendor Coordination Problem: Modeling Inbound and Outbound Cargo Capacity and Costs4,” IIE Transactions on Scheduling and Logistics, Vol. 35, No. 11, pp. 987–1002, 2003.

o    Çetinkaya, S. an€d J. H. Bookbinder, “Stochastic Models for the Dispatch of Consolidated Shipments,” Transportation Research B, Vol. 37, No. 8, pp. 747–768, 2003.

o    Çetinkaya, S. and M. Parlar, “Optimality Conditions for an (s, S) Policy with Proportional and Lump-Sum Penalty Costs,” Management Science, Vol. 48, No. 12, pp. 1635–1639, 2002.

o    Çetinkaya, S. and C.-Y. Lee, “Optimal Outbound Dispatch Policies: Modeling Inventory and Cargo Capacity,” Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 49, No. 6, pp. 531–556, 2002.

o    Lee, C.-Y., S. Çetinkaya, and A. P. M. Wagelmans, “Dynamic Lot-Sizing Model with Demand Time Windows,” Management Science, Vol. 47, No. 10, pp. 1384–1395, 2001.

o    Çetinkaya, S. and C.-Y. Lee, “Stock Replenishment and Shipment Scheduling for Vendor Managed Inventory Systems,” Management Science, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 217–232, 2000.

o    Çetinkaya, S. and M. Parlar, “Nonlinear Programming Analysis to Estimate Implicit Inventory Backorder Costs,” Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 96-1, pp. 71–92, 1998.

o    Çetinkaya, S. and M. Parlar, “Optimal Myopic Policy for a Stochastic Inventory Problem with Fixed and Proportional Backorder Costs,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 110, pp. 20–41, 1998.

o    Çetinkaya, S. and M. Parlar, “Optimal Non-Myopic Gambling Strategy for the Generalized Kelly Criterion,” Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 44, pp. 639–654, 1997.

o    Çetinkaya, S. and C. H. Falkner, “Manufacturing Flexibility in the Context of Multi-Machine Replacement Decisions,” International Journal of Manufacturing System Design, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 277–296, 1995.

Selected Representative Grants

o   “Improving Quality and Efficiency at Parkland Hospital: Addressing Congestion in the Delivery of Care to Uninsured Patients,” in collaboration with Vishal Ahuja, funded by Interdisciplinary Seed Funding, Lyle School of Engineering, SMU, $20K, May-December 2016.

o   “Women, Men, and Lyle: Quantitative Characterization of Gender and Engineering Culture at SMU,” in collaboration with Jonathan Stolk, Sevinç Şengor, and Kathy Hubbarb, funded by Interdisciplinary Seed Funding, Lyle School of Engineering, SMU, $15K, May-December 2016.

o   “Collaborative Research: Travel Support for Students to Attend the 2015 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC); Nashville, Tennessee; May 30 - June 2, 2015," in collaboration with J. K. Ryan, funded by National Science Foundation, 2015{2016, SMU budget:$5K, Total Budget: $10K.

o   “A Quantitative Investigation of the Impact of Supply Chain Leadership on Coordination under Uncertainty,” National Science Foundation, 2011–2016, $280K.

o   “Ford Foundation Funds,” Texas Engineering Experiment Station, 2013–2014, $20K.

o   “Planning Grant: I/UCRC for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution,” in collaboration with B.A. Peters (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), National Science Foundation, 2012–2014, $14K.

o   “Supply Chain Revenue Management: Mitigating Profit-at-Risk in Manufacturing and Distribution Networks,” in collaboration with E. Tekin, funded by National Science Foundation, 2006–2011, $250K.

o   “Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need: Fellowships for Research in Industrial and Systems Engineering,” in collaboration with G.-A. Klutke and I. V. Hicks, funded by U.S. Department of Education, 2006–2011, $380K plus $111K in cost sharing.

o   “Service Operations Management: Collaborative Research and Curriculum Development Funds,” funded by Northwestern University, April–June 2010, $10K. Collaboration with Northwestern University was not pursued after funding decision due to family reasons.

o   “Collaborative Research: Analytical Approaches for the Design and Operation of Closed-Loop Supply Chains,” in collaboration with H. Üster and E. Akçalı, funded by National Science Foundation, 2005–2009, Texas A&M budget: $182K, Total Budget: $303K.

o   “Effective Inventory Management and Capacity Utilization Under Demand Uncertainty for Technology Products with Short Life-Cycles,” in collaboration with E. Tekin, funded by Nokia, September 2006–January 2007, $50K.

o   “An Integrated Outbound Logistics Model for Frito-Lay: Operational Level Distribution Optimization,” in collaboration with H. ¨ Üster, funded by Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Co, May 2006–January 2007, $212K.

o   “An Integrated Outbound Logistics Model for Frito-Lay: Coordinating Production Output & Distribution Decisions,” in collaboration with H. ¨ Üster, funded by Frito-Lay, August 2005– February 2006, $158K.

o   “CAREER: Coordination of Transportation and Inventory Decision - Premises, Models, and Justification,” funded by National Science Foundation, 2001-2009, $371K.

o   “Warehouse Consolidation,” in collaboration with H. ¨ Üster and G.-A. Klutke, funded by Dee Howard Aircraft Maintenance, L. P., San Antonio, TX, October 2000-January 2001, $7K.

o   “Third Party Warehousing in Manufacturing Logistics,” in collaboration with C.-Y. Lee, funded by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Advanced Technology Program, 2000–2002, $100K.

o   “Third Party Warehousing: Making Logistics Management Effective,” in collaboration with C.-Y. Lee, funded by National Science Foundation, 1999–2004, $271K.

Selected Invited Seminars

o   The University of Texas at Austin, Operations Research and Industrial Engineering Graduate Seminar, April 2017.

o   The University of Waterloo, Department of Management Sciences Seminar, November 2016.

o   Southern Methodist University, Cox School Information Technology and Operations Management Seminar, March 2015.

o   Arizona State University, Decision Systems Engineering Seminar, November 2013.

o   University of Houston, Industrial Engineering Seminar, September 2013.

o   Koç University, Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics, ORCIBS Seminar, June 2013.

o   Boğaziçi University, Department of Industrial Engineering, May 2013.

o   Bilkent University, Department of Industrial Engineering, May 2013.

o   Middle East Technical University, Industrial Engineering Department, May 2013.

o   Sabanci University, Manufacturing Systems/Industrial Engineering, August 2012.

o   Koç University, Industrial Engineering, July 2012.

o   Mississippi State University, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Pritchard Distinguished Speaker, October 2011.

o   University of South Florida, Management Systems Engineering Department, INFORMS Lecture Series, October 2011.

o   Erasmus University, Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) Seminar, June 2011.

o   The George Washington University, Institute for Reliability and Risk Analysis Seminar, April 2009.

o   Cornell University, Johnson School of Management, Operations Management Seminar, April 2007.

o   Penn State University, Smeal College of Business, Supply Chain and Information Systems Seminar, October 2005.

o   The University of Texas at Dallas, School of Management, Operations Management and Information Systems Seminar, October 2004.

o   Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management, Department of Operations Seminar, February 2004.

o   The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Management Seminar, May 2002.

o   University of Texas at Austin, Manufacturing 2020 Lecture Series, March 2002.

o   Northwestern University, Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences Seminar, December 2001.

o   Purdue University, Industrial Engineering Seminar, October 2001.

o   University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Kenan Flagler Operations, Technology and Innovation Seminar, September 2001.

o   University of Michigan, Industrial and Operations Engineering Seminar, September 2001.

o   University Illinois at Chicago, Mechanical/Industrial Engineering Seminar, March 2000.

o   York University, Schulich School Operations Management Seminar, February 2000.

o   University of Toronto, Mechanical/Industrial Engineering Seminar, January 2000.

Ph.D. Students Graduated

o   Wikrom Jaruphongsa [2001], (co-chaired w/ Chung-Yee Lee,) Associate Professor, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

o   Ayşegül Toptal [2003], Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.

o   Xingchu Liu [2005], “Supply Chain Contract Design in Supplier- Versus Buyer-Driven Channels.” President at BlackLocus, The Home Depot, Austin, Texas.

o   Fatih Mutlu [2006], Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering Department, Qatar University, Qatar.

o   Burcu B. Keskin [2007], (co-chaired w/ Halit ¨ Üster,) Associate Professor (with tenure), Operations Management, Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

o   Gopalakrishnan Easwaran [2008], (co-chaired w/ Halit ¨ Üster,) Associate Professor (with tenure), Industrial Engineering Program, School of Science, Engineering and Technology, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas.

o   Liqing Zhang [2011], Scientist, United Airlines, Houston, Texas.

o   Abhilasha Prakash Katariya [2013], (co-chaired w/ Eylem Tekin,) Senior Data Scientist, Invata Intralogistics, Boston, Massachusetts.

o   Bo Wei [2014], (co-chaired w/ Darren Cline,) Research Fellow, Global Asian Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

o   Su Zhao [Dec 2014], (co-chaired w/ Eylem Tekin,) Strategic Researcher, Shanghai Jinde Asset Management, Shanghia, China.

o   Yi Zhang [2015], (Guy Curry was named co-chair of record upon my departure from TAMU,) Senior Data Scientist, Maxim Integrated, San Jose, California.

Selected Awards

National Awards

o   IIE Logistics and Supply Chain Divisions Annual Teaching Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 2015.

o   IIE Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 2012.

o   Moving Spirit Award, INFORMS, 2011.

o   Best Paper Prize in Scheduling and Logistics, in collaboration with X. Liu, IIE Transactions on Scheduling and Logistics, 2010.

o   Finalist for Daniel Wagner Prize in Operations Research Practice, in collaboration with H. Üster, G. Easwaran, and B. B. Keskin, INFORMS, 2008.

o   Selected for Frontiers of Engineering, National Academy of Engineering, 2005.

o   Outstanding Young Industrial Engineer, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 2003.

o   Meritorious Service Award, Operations Research, INFORMS, 2002.CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2001–2006.

o   Silver Award, Faculty Advisor, IIE Chapter Recognition Program, 2001 and 2002. Texas A&M

o   Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award, 2011, Department of Student Activities, Texas A&M University.

University/College Level Awards

o   William O. and Montine P. Head Faculty Fellow, 2011.

o   Dwight Look College of Engineering Dean’s Merit Award, Texas A&M University, 2010.

o   Alpha Pi Mu Outstanding Professor, Texas A&M University, 2009.

o   Registered Student Organization New Advisor of the Year for 2008-2009, Department of Student Activities, Texas A&M University.

o   E.D. Brockett Professorship, Texas A&M University, 2006.

o   TEES Fellow, Texas Engineering Experiment Station, 2006.

o   Dwight Look College of Engineering Fellow, Texas A&M University, 2006.

o   INFORMS Student Chapter Faculty Appreciation Award, Texas A&M University, 2006.

o   BP Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, Texas A&M University, 2004.

o   Dwight Look College of Engineering Fellow, Texas A&M University, 2003.

Selected Service and Outreach

o   Department Editor - Supply Chains, IIE Transactions on Scheduling and Logistics, 2006– present.

o   Division Editor - Operations/Decision Sciences, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 2006–2008.

o   Associate Editor - Naval Research Logistics, 2006–present.

o   Editorial Board Member:

International Journal of Inventory Research, 2005–present;

IIE Transactions on Scheduling and Logistics, 2001–2006;

Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 2002.

o   Awards Committee Member/Judge (National):

Doing Good with Good OR Student Paper Competition, INFORMS, 2011, 2013;

Paper Competition, Junior Faculty Interest Group, INFORMS, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013;

Student Paper Competition, College of Supply Chain Management, POMS, 2009;

Best Paper Competition, Closed-Loop Supply Chain Management Track, POMS, 2007.

o   Panelist/Research Proposal Reviewer:

National Science Foundation;

Dutch Research Council;

Israel Research Foundation;

Hong Kong Research Grants Council;

Louisiana Board of Regents;

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research;

Erasmus Research Institute of Management; Erasmus University;

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

Professional Affiliations

o   INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences)

o   IISE (Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering)http://c.statcounter.com/7929359/0/27ea8313/1/