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 Unviersity, 2011


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.
Multi-dimensional clearing functions for aggregate capacity modelling in multi-stage production systems
Albey, E., Bilge, U., & Uzsoy, R. (2017), International Journal of Production Research, 55(14), 4164-4179.
Modeling the impact of new product introduction on the output of semiconductor wafer fabrication facilities
Manda, A. B., Uzsoy, R., Kempf, K. G., & Kim, S. (2016), In 2016 winter simulation conference (wsc). (Winter Simulation Conference Proceedings, ) (pp. 2547-2558).
A chance constraint based multi-item production planning model using simulation optimization
Albey, E., Uzsoy, R., & Kempf, K. G. (2016), In 2016 winter simulation conference (wsc). (Winter Simulation Conference Proceedings, ) (pp. 2719-2730).
(Almost) present at the creation: 25 years of modelling and simulation in semiconductor manufacturing
Uzsoy, R. (2016), In 2016 10th european conference on antennas and propagation (eucap). (Proceedings of the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, ) (pp. 2509-2509).
Computing the number of acute-care beds within NC Certificate of Need
Kesercioglu, M. G., Roberts, S. D., & Uzsoy, R. (2016), Health Systems, 5(2), 98-108.
Modeling the effect of public health resources and alerting on the dynamics of pertussis spread
Yaylali, E., Ivy, J. S., Uzsoy, R., Samoff, E., Meyer, A. M., & Maillard, J. M. (2016), Health Systems, 5(2), 81-97.
Special section on emerging advances in logistics systems: Integrating remote sensing, IT, and autonomy
Fanti, M. P., Ukovich, W., & Uzsoy, R. (2016), IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 13(4), 1420-1421.
Chance-constrained formulations in rolling horizon production planning: An experimental study
Lin, P. C., & Uzsoy, R. (2016), International Journal of Production Research, 54(13), 3927-3942.
Modeling cycle times in production planning models for wafer fabrication
Kacar, N. B., Monch, L., & Uzsoy, R. (2016), IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 29(2), 153-167.

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