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Turgay   Ayer

Turgay Ayer
Assistant Professor

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Turgay Ayer is an Assistant Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received a BS in Industrial Engineering from Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey and his MS and PhD degrees in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Dr. Ayer conducts research on stochastic modeling and optimization, with applications in medical decision making, health policy, healthcare operations, service operations, and public policy.

Honors & Awards

  • First-Place, Doing Good with Good OR Competition, INFORMS 2011
  • Seth Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Health Services, INFORMS 2010
  • First-Place, Interactive Session Competition, INFORMS 2009
  • Lee B. Lusted Award, Society of Medical Decision Making 2009
  • Outstanding Presentation Award, Radiological Society of North America 2008

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