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

- E. Kibis* and I. E. Büyüktahtakin, “Optimizing Invasive Species Management: A Mixed-Integer Linear Programming Approach,”
259, 308-321, 2017.*European Journal of Operational Research*, - 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. - 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** - 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** - 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. - 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 - 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 - 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. - 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**) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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 - 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 - I. E. Büyüktahtakin, Z. Feng*, F. Szidarovszky, G. Frisvold, “Invasive Species Control based on a Cooperative Game”,
*Applied Mathematics*, 4 (10B), 54-59, 2013 - 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 - 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 - 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**

- I. E. Büyüktahtakin, “Dynamic Programming via Linear Programming”,
*Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science*, 1561-1566, 2011 - 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**

- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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)** - 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- I. E. Büyüktahtakin and J. C. Hartman, “Parallel Replacement Problem under Technological Change and Deterioration”, Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, 2009