Dr. M. Fatih Tasgetiren received his BSc degree in IE from Sakarya Engineering Faculty of Istanbul Technical University in 1982 and MSc degree in IE from Istanbul Technical University in 1988, respectively. He received his PhD degree in Production and Operations Management from Istanbul University in 1996. He has worked as a faculty member in various universities in the World such as Sakarya University (Turkey), Auburn University (USA), University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa (USA), University of Puerto Rico (USA), Fatih University (Turkey) and Sultan Qaboos University (Oman). He is currently an associate professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering at Yasar University, Turkey.
Dr. M. Fatih Tasgetiren’s research interests are in heuristic optimization applied to both continuous and discrete/combinatorial optimization problems.