Burcu Balcik is a Professor of Industrial Engineering at Ozyegin University. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Washington, and M.S. and B.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering from Middle East Technical University. She was a Postdoctoral researcher in the Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences Department at Northwestern University, a visiting researcher at HUMLOG Institute at Hanken School of Economics, and a visiting professor at HEC Montreal. She is a member of the Interuniversity Research Centre on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation (CIRRELT).

Dr. Balcik is an Associate Editor of Transportation Science (Cross-Cutting & Emerging Area). She is on the Editorial Boards of Productions and Operations Management, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Sustainability Analytics and Modelingö and Journal of Business Logistics. She is one of the coordinators of the EURO Working Group on Humanitarian Operations (EURO-HOpe).

Dr Balcik’s research mainly focuses on humanitarian operations and disaster management. She is a recipient of the Turkish Science Academy’s Young Scientist Award (BAGEP, 2014).


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Humanitarian Operations & Disaster Management Research Lab (HODM-Lab)


Ozyegin University

Industrial Engineering Department
Nişantepe Mah. Orman Sok. No: 34-36
Cekmekoy, 34794 Istanbul, Turkey

E-mail: burcu.balcik(at)ozyegin.edu.tr
Phone: + 90 (216) 564 9390