Simge Küçükyavuz


Simge Küçükyavuz is a Professor in the Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences Department at Northwestern University. She is an expert in mixed-integer programming, large-scale optimization and optimization under uncertainty. Her theoretical results and algorithms have been applied to solve complex computational problems across numerous domains, including social networks, computing and energy infrastructure, statistical learning, and humanitarian logistics. Her research has been supported by multiple grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Office of Naval Research (ONR). She is the recipient of the 2011 NSF CAREER Award and a co-winner of the 2015 INFORMS Computing Society (ICS) Prize. She is the Chair of ICS and serves on the editorial boards of Mathematics of Operations Research, Mathematical Programming (B,C), SIAM Journal on Optimization, and MOS-SIAM Optimization Book Series.

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