Industrial Engineering, University of Washington Seattle, 2008
Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 2003
Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 2001
Design and management of humanitarian relief chains and other nonprofit operations, mathematical modeling, heuristic methods, metaheuristic algorithms
Dr. Balçık received her Ph.D. (2008) in Industrial Engineering from University of Washington, and her M.S. (2003) and B.S. (2003) degrees in Industrial Engineering from Middle East Technical University. She worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University (2008-2009). Her main research interests are in the areas of humanitarian logistics, disaster management, supply chain management, mathematical modeling and heuristic methods.