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Department of Management and Marketing

College of Business and Technology

Ümit Sağlam
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Ümit  Sağlam 

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Areas of Research

  • Mathematical Programming
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Applications of Operations Research and Management Science in:
    • Portfolio Optimization
    • Health and Humanitarian Logistics
    • Pricing and Revenue Management

Classes Taught

MGMT 3050 – Decision Science

MGMT 3100 – Production Operations Management 

Brief Biography

Dr. Ümit Sağlam is an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Management and Marketing at the College of Business and Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Decision Sciences Department at the LeBow College of Business of Drexel University and his undergraduate degree in the Honors Program in Mathematics and  Economics from Istanbul Bilgi University. He is also awarded the additional B.Sc. degree in Mathematics and Economics from an External Diploma Program, administered by London School of Business and Political Sciences.


During his Ph.D. study, he spent one academic year in Operations Research and Financial Engineering (ORFE) at Princeton University, as a visiting Ph.D. student. His research interest lies in mixed-integer second-order cone programs and their applications in business problems. Currently, his research projects focus on portfolio optimization and multiproduct batch production and shipment scheduling. His research has received considerable recognition in academia and has been awarded the Outstanding Economics Stream Research Award (2013) by LeBow College of Business.

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