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


Simulation-Based Performance Assessment of Production Planning Models With Safety Stock and Forecast Evolution in Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication
Ziarnetzky, T., Moench, L., & Uzsoy, R. (2020), IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING, 33(1), 1–12.
A data-driven iterative refinement approach for estimating clearing functions from simulation models of production systems
Gopalswamy, K., & Uzsoy, R. (2019), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 57(19), 6013–6030.
A problem reduction approach for production planning using clearing functions
Kacar, N. B., Moench, L., & Uzsoy, R. (2019, June), AT-AUTOMATISIERUNGSTECHNIK, Vol. 67, pp. 455–467.
Appreciation to the TSM Community
Uzsoy, R. (2019, November), IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING, Vol. 32, pp. 362–362.
Iterative combinatorial auctions for managing product transitions in semiconductor manufacturing
Bansala, A., Uzsoy, R., & Kempf, K. (2019), IISE TRANSACTIONS.
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.
A survey of semiconductor supply chain models Part II: demand planning, inventory management, and capacity planning
Uzsoy, R., Fowler, J. W., & Mönch, L. (2018), International Journal of Production Research, 56(13), 4546–4564.
Appreciation to Our Reviewers
Editorial from the Incoming Editor-in-Chief
Uzsoy, R. (2018), IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 31(2), 195–195.

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