Journal Papers Accepted or in Print (* Graduate student, **Undergraduate student)

  1. E. Kibis* and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, “Optimizing Invasive Species Management: A Mixed-Integer Linear Programming Approach,” European Journal of Operational Research, 259, 308-321, 2017.
  2. H. I. Cobuloglu* and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, “A Two-Stage Stochastic Mixed-Integer Programming Approach to the Competition of Biofuel and Food Production,” Computers & Industrial Engineering, 107, 251-263, 2017.
  3. H. I. Cobuloglu* and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, “A Mixed-Integer Optimization Model for the Economic and Environmental Analysis of Biomass Production”, Biomass & Bioenergy, 67, 8-23, 2014 (Won the 2015 INFORMS Best Publication Award in Environment- Sustainability)
  4. I. E. Büyüktahtakin, J. C. Smith, J. C. Hartman, and S. Luo, “Parallel Asset Replacement Problem under Economies of Scale with Multiple Challengers”, The Engineering Economist, 59 (4), 237-258, 2014 (Featured article of the IE Magazine of the IIE)
  5. Z. Quick*, G. Houseman, and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, “Assessing the Importance of Wind and Mammals as Seed Dispersal Vectors in an Invasive Legume,” Weed Research, 57 (1),
    35–43, 2017.
  6. I. E. Büyüktahtakin and N. Liu*, “Dynamic Programming Approximation Algorithms for the Capacitated Lot-Sizing Problem”, Journal of Global Optimization, 65(2), 231-259, 2016
  7. E. des-Bordes* and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, "Optimizing Capital Investments under Technological Change and Deterioration: A Case Study on MRI Machine Replacement", forthcoming in The Engineering Economist, 2016
  8. I. E. Büyüktahtakin and J. C. Hartman, “A Mixed-Integer Programming Approach to the Parallel Replacement Problem under Technological Change”, International Journal of Production Research, 54(3), 680-695, 2016.
  9. H. I. Cobuloglu* and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, “A stochastic multi-criteria decision analysis for sustainable biomass crop selection”, Expert Systems With Applications, 42 (15–16), 6065–6074, 2015 (IF: 2.981)
  10. I. E. Büyüktahtakin, E. Kibis*, H. I. Cobuloglu*, G. R. Houseman, and J. T. Lampe**, “An age-structured bio-economic model of invasive species management: Insights and strategies for optimal control”, Biological Invasions, 17:2545–2563, 2015 (IF: 2.855)
  11. Alperen Kantas*, H. Cobuloglu*, and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, "Multi-source capacitated lot-sizing for economically viable and clean biofuel production", Journal of Cleaner Production, 94, 116–129, 2015 (IF: 4.959)
  12. H. I. Cobuloglu* and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, “Food vs Biofuel: An Optimization Approach to the Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Land-Use Competition and Environmental Impacts”, Applied Energy, 140, 418–434, 2015 (IF: 5.746)
  13. I. E. Büyüktahtakin, Z. Feng*, A. Olsson, G. Frisvold and F. Szidarovszky, “Invasive Species Control Optimization as a Dynamic Spatial Process: An Application to Buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare) in Arizona”, Invasive Plant Science and Management, 7 (1), 132-146, 2014
  14. I. E. Büyüktahtakin, Z. Feng* and F. Szidarovszky, "A Multi-Objective Optimization Model for Invasive Species Control", Journal of Operational Research Society, 65, 1625–1635, 2014
  15. I. E. Büyüktahtakin, Z. Feng*, F. Szidarovszky, G. Frisvold, “Invasive Species Control based on a Cooperative Game”, Applied Mathematics, 4 (10B), 54-59, 2013
  16. I. E. Büyüktahtakin, Z. Feng*, F. Szidarovszky, G. Frisvold, and A. Olsson, “A Dynamic Model of Controlling Invasive Species”, Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 62, 3326-3333, 2011
  17. B. Song, I. E. Büyüktahtakin, S. Ranka, and T. Kahveci, “Manipulating the steady state of metabolic pathways”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 8(3), 732-747, 2011
  18. J. C. Hartman, I. E. Büyüktahtakin and J. C. Smith, “Dynamic Programming based Inequalities for the Capacitated Lot-sizing Problem”, IIE Transactions, 42(12), 915-930, 2010

Refereed Book Chapters

  1. I. E. Büyüktahtakin, “Dynamic Programming via Linear Programming”, Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, 1561-1566, 2011
  2. B. Song, I. E. Büyüktahtakin, N. Bandyopadhyay, S. Ranka, and T. Kahveci, “Identifying enzyme knockout strategies on multiple enzyme associations”, Bioinformatics - Trends and Methodologies, ISBN: 978-953-307-282-1, InTech, 2011.

Conference Proceedings

  1. E. Y. Kibis*, I. E. Büyüktahtakin, and Ali Dag, “Data Analytics Approaches for Breast Cancer Survivability: Comparison of Data Mining Methods,” Forthcoming in the Proceedings of the 2017 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), Pittsburgh, PA, May 2017.
  2. E. Y. Kibis* and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, “A Review of Optimization Models on Invasive Species Management,” Proceedings of the 2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), Anaheim, CA, May 2016.
  3. M. M. Hasan*, I. E. Büyüktahtakin, and E. Elamin, “Defining Multiple Criteria for Selecting an Effective Treatment Plan for Breast Cancer,” Proceedings of the 2016 ISERC, Anaheim, CA, May 2016.
  4. E. des-Bordes* and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, "Optimal Replacement Strategies for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Computed Tomography (CT) Scanning Machines with Energy Concerns", Proceedings of the International Conference on Agriculture, Environment and Biological Sciences (ICFAE'14), Antalya, Turkey, June 2014 (Won the Best Paper Award)
  5. E. Y. Kibis* and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, "Simulating Treatment Strategies for Invasive Species Control under Dispersal Uncertainty", Proceedings of the International Conference on Agriculture, Environment and Biological Sciences (ICFAE'14), Antalya, Turkey, June 2014
  6. H. I. Cobuloglu* and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, “A Review of Lignocellulosic Biomass and Biofuel Supply Chain Models”, Proceedings of the 2014 ISERC, Montreal, Canada, May 2014
  7. H. I. Cobuloglu* and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, “A Multi-Criteria Approach for Biomass Crop Selection under Fuzzy Environment”, Proceedings of the 2014 ISERC, Montreal, Canada, May 2014
  8. H. Vali*, M. B. Yildirim, I. E. Büyüktahtakin, and D. Malzahn, “Cash Flow Optimization in a Multi-Project Environment,” Proceedings of the 2012 ISERC, Orlando, FL, May 2012.
  9. T. Lampe** and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, “An energy efficient health-care asset replacement model including multiple asset types”, Proceedings of the 2012 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, 2012
  10. I. E. Büyüktahtakin, Z. Feng, G. Frisvold and F. Szidarovszky, “A Game Theoretical Approach to Invasive Species Management”, Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, 2011
  11. I. E. Büyüktahtakin and J. C. Hartman, “Parallel Replacement Problem under Technological Change and Deterioration”, Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, 2009