Reha Uzsoy

Clifton A. Anderson Distinguished Professor

Reha Uzsoy is a professor in the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University. He is the author of one book, three edited books, and numerous refereed journal publications. Before coming to the US he worked as a production engineer with Arcelik AS, a major appliance manufacturer in Istanbul, Turkey. He has also worked as a visiting researcher at Intel Corporation and IC Delco. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, Intel Corporation, Hitachi Semiconductor, Harris Corporation, Kimberly Clark, Union Pacific, Ascension Health and General Motors. He was named a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers in 2005, Outstanding Young Industrial Engineer in Education in 1997 and a University Faculty Fellow by Purdue University in 2001, and has received awards for both undergraduate and graduate teaching.

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Ph.D. 1990


University of Florida

MS 1986

Master of Science

Bogazici University

BSIE 1985

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

Bogazici University

BS 1984

Bachelor of Science

Bogazici University

Research Description

Production planning, scheduling, and supply chain management.

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers,
  • C.A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, ISE Department at NC State University, 2011


A problem reduction approach for production planning using clearing functions
Kacar, N. B., Moench, L., & Uzsoy, R. (2019, June), AT-AUTOMATISIERUNGSTECHNIK.
Valid inequalities for concave piecewise linear regression
Gopalswamy, K., Fathi, Y., & Uzsoy, R. (2019), OPERATIONS RESEARCH LETTERS, 47(1), 52–58.
A comparison of mixed integer programming formulations of the capacitated lot-sizing problem
Karagul, H. F., Warsing, D. P., Hodgson, T. J., Kapadia, M. S., & Uzsoy, R. (2018), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 56(23), 7064–7084.
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Editorial from the Incoming Editor-in-Chief
Uzsoy, R. (2018), IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 31(2), 195–195.
Robust optimization approaches for the equitable and effective distribution of donated food
Orgut, I. S., Ivy, J. S., Uzsoy, R., & Hale, C. (2018), European Journal of Operational Research, 269(2), 516–531.
Rolling horizon, multi-product production planning with chance constraints and forecast evolution for wafer fabs
Ziarnetzky, T., Moench, L., & Uzsoy, R. (2018), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 56(18), 6112–6134.
Rounding heuristics for multiple product dynamic lot-sizing in the presence of queueing behavior
Kang, Y., Albey, E., & Uzsoy, R. (2018), COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 100, 54–65.
Load dependent lead time modelling: A robust optimization approach
Albey, E., Yanikoglu, I., & Uzsoy, R. (2017), In 2017 winter simulation conference (wsc) (pp. 3531–3542).
Modeling for the equitable and effective distribution of food donations under stochastic receiving capacities
Orgut, I. S., Ivy, J., & Uzsoy, R. (2017), IISE Transactions, 49(6), 567–578.

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