Publications

Journal Articles (SCI, SCIE)

  1. A. Ekici and O.O. Ozener. Inventory routing for the last mile delivery of humanitarian relief supplies. To appear in OR Spectrum, DOI: 10.1007/s00291-020-00572-2.
  2. E. Cankaya, A. Ekici, and O.O. Ozener. Humanitarian relief supplies distribution: an application of inventory routing problem. Annals of Operations Research, 283, 119-141, 2019.
  3. A. Ekici, M. Elyasi, O.O. Ozener and M.B. Sarikaya. An application of unrelated parallel machine scheduling with sequence-dependent setups at Vestel electronics. Computers & Operations Research, 111, 130-140, 2019.
  4. G. Emirhuseyinoglu and A. Ekici. Dynamic facility location with supplier selection under quantity discount. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 134, 64-74, 2019.
  5. A. Ekici, O.O. Ozener and S. Duran. Cyclic ordering policies from capacitated suppliers under limited cycle time. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 128, 336-345, 2019.
  6. O.O. Ozener, A. Ekici and E. Coban. Improving blood products supply through donation tailoring. Computers & Operations Research, 102, 10-21, 2019.
  7. O.O. Ozener and A. Ekici. Managing platelet supply through improved routing of blood collection vehicles. Computers and Operations Research, 98(1), 113-126, 2018.
  8. A. Ekici, B. Altan and O.O. Ozener. Pricing decisions in a strategic single retailer/dual suppliers setting under order size constraints. International Journal of Production Research, 54(7), 1887-1898, 2016.
  9. A. Ekici, O.O. Ozener and G. Kuyzu. Cyclic delivery schedules for an inventory routing problem. Transportation Science, 49(4), 817-829, 2015.
  10. A. Mobasher, A. Ekici and O.O. Ozener. Coordinating collection and appointment scheduling operations at the blood donation sites. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 87, 260-266, 2015.
  11. A. Ekici, P. Keskinocak and J.L. Swann. Modeling influenza pandemic and planning food distribution. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 16(1), 11-27, 2014.
  12. A. Ekici and A. Retharekar. Multiple agents maximum collection problem with time dependent rewards. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 64(4), 1009-1018, 2013.
  13. A. Ekici. An improved model for supplier selection under capacity constraint and multiple criteria. International Journal of Production Economics, 141(2), 574-581, 2013.
  14. A. Mobasher and A. Ekici. Solution approaches for the cutting stock problem with setup cost. Computers & Operations Research, 40(1), 225-235, 2013.
  15. A. Ekici, O. Ergun, P. Keskinocak and M.G. Lagoudakis. Optimal job splitting on a multi-slot machine with applications in the printing industry. Naval Research Logistics, 57(3), 237-251, 2010.
  16. M. Yuan, A. Ekici, Z. Lu and R.D.C. Monteiro. Dimension reduction and coefficient estimation in multivariate linear regression. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology), 69(3), 329-346, 2007.

Other Journal Articles

  1. M. Cal and A. Ekici. Solving a modified TSP problem by a greedy heuristic for cost minimization. International Journal of Modeling and Optimization, 8(3), 138-144, 2018.

Refereed Book Chapters

  1. C. Gultekin, O.B. Olmez, B. Balcik, A. Ekici, O.O. Ozener. A decomposition-based heuristic for a waste cooking oil collection problem. (To appear) Green Transportation and New Advances in Vehicle Routing Problems, H. Derbel, B. Jarboui and P. Siarry, Eds., Springer.
  2. A. Ekici, O.O. Ozener and E. Coban. Blood supply chain management and future research opportunities. 241-266. Operations Research Applications in Health Care Management, International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, Y.I. Topcu and C. Kahraman, Eds., Springer, 2018.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. T.U. Yilmaz and A. Ekici. Inventory loading problem with a heterogeneous vehicle fleet. XIII Balkan Conference on Operational Research Proceedings, 158-165, Belgrade, Serbia, May 2018.
  2. M.B. Sarikaya, O.Orsan Ozener and A. Ekici. Unrelated parallel machine scheduling at a TV manufacturer. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Project Management and Scheduling, 96-99, Rome, Italy, April 2018.
  3. A. Mobasher, A. Ekici and O.O. Ozener. Integrated blood collection and appointment scheduling. Proceedings of the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL, May 2012.
  4. A. Mobasher and A. Ekici. Heuristics for the cutting stock problem with setup cost. Proceedings of the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL, May 2012.
  5. A. Mobasher and A. Ekici. Cutting stock problem with setup considerations. Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Reno, NV, May 2011.
  6. O.O. Ozener and A. Ekici. Vehicle routing for blood collection. Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Reno, NV, May 2011.
  7. A. Ekici, P. Keskinocak and J.L. Swann. Modeling and simulation for supply chain decisions in influenza pandemic. Proceedings of the DHS Workshop on Grand Challenges in Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis for Homeland Security, Arlington, VA, March 2010.
  8. A. Ekici, P. Keskinocak and S. Koenig. Multi-robot routing with linear decreasing rewards over time. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 958-963, Kobe, Japan, May 2009.
  9. A. Ekici. Modelling influenza pandemic, intervention strategies, and food distribution. Proceedings of the 2009 Society for Health Systems Conference, Chicago, IL, April 2009.
  10. A. Ekici, P. Keskinocak and J.L. Swann. Pandemic influenza response. Proceedings of the 2008 Winter Simulation Conference, 1592-1600, Miami, FL, December 2008.