Applied operations research, metaheuristic approaches and data analysis/mining.
Dr. Ekrem Duman obtained his BS degree from Boğaziçi University Electrical-Electronics Engineering Department in 1990. Then, he got the MS and PhD degrees from the Industrial Engineering Department of the same university in years 1994 and 1998, respectively. After a couple of years of industrial experience he worked as a professor in the Industrial Engineering Department of Doğuş University between 2001 and 2011. Besides theoretical studies he is very interested in applications and have been involved in many industrial (mostly banking) projects as a coordinator or consultant.