Bülent Çatay
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Phone
(216) 483 9531
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Title
Faculty Member
Jobs
Instructor
Education
PhD in Production and Operations Management, University of Florida (1999)
BSc in Industrial Engineering, Istanbul Technical University (1992)
Areas of Interest
Transportation and Logistics Systems • Sustainable Transport Planning • Vehicle Routing • Electromobility • Applied Optimization • Metaheuristic Approaches to Large-Scale Problems
Awards
  • IBM Faculty Award - IBM  2010
  • Outstanding Academic Achievement by an International Student - University of Florida  1999
  • Outstanding Graduate Student - Department of Decision and Information Sciences, University of Florida  1999
  • Outstanding Academic Achievement by an International Student - University of Florida  1997
  • Academic Excellence Award - College of Business Administration, University of Florida  1996
  • Graduate Scholarship - University of Florida  1994
Memberships
Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Logistics Association-Turkey (LODER) Operational Research Society-Turkey (YAD) INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics Society
Publications
  • Article
    Emeç, Uğur and Çatay, Bülent and Bozkaya, Burçin (2016) "An adaptive large neighborhood search for an e-grocery delivery routing problem", Computers and Operations Research, Vol.69, 109-125 (SCI)
    Keskin, Merve and Çatay, Bülent (2016) "Partial recharge strategies for the electric vehicle routing problem with time windows", Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Vol.65, 111-127 (SCI)
    Akhmedov, Murodzhon and Çatay, Bülent and Apaydın, Serkan Mehmet (2015) "Automating unambiguous NOE data usage in NVR for NMR protein structure-based assignments", Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Vol.13, No.6 (SCI)
    Wen, Liang and Çatay, Bülent and Eglese, Richard (2014) "Finding a minimum cost path between a pair of nodes in a time-varying road network with a congestion charge", European Journal of Operational Research (Sl), Vol.236, No.3, 915-923 (SCI)
    Çavuşlar, Gizem and Çatay, Bülent and Apaydın, Serkan Mehmet (2012) "A tabu search approach for the NMR protein structure-based assignment problem", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Vol.9, No.6, 1621-1628 (SCI)
    Uzar, Muhammed Furkan and Çatay, Bülent (2012) "Distribution planning of bulk lubricants at BP Turkey", Omega - International Journal of Management Science, Vol.40, No.6, 870-881 (SCI)
    Başar, Ayfer and Çatay, Bülent and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç (2012) "A taxonomy for emergency service station location problem", Optimization Letters (Sl), Vol.6, No.6, 1147-1160 (SCI)
    Yıldırım, Mahir Umman and Çatay, Bülent (2012) "A time-based pheromone approach for the ant system", Optimization Letters (Sl), Vol.6, No.6, 1081-1099 (SCI)
    Çatay, Bülent and Özlük, Özgür and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç (2011) "TestAnt: an ant colony system approach to sequential testing under precedence constraints", Expert Systems with Applications, Vol.38, No.12, 14945-14951 (SCI)
    Çatay, Bülent (2011) "Siting new fire stations in Istanbul: a risk-based optimisation approach", OR Insight, Vol.24, No.2, 77-89
    Çatay, Bülent (2011) "İstanbul’da itfaiye istasyonu yer seçiminde risk faktörüne dayalı bir çoklu kapsama yaklaşımı", Endüstri Mühendisliği Dergisi, Vol.22, No.2, 33-44
    Apaydın, Serkan Mehmet and Çatay, Bülent and Patrick, Nicholas and Donald, Bruce R. (2011) "NVR-BIP: nuclear vector replacement using binary integer programming for NMR structure-based assignments", The Computer Journal, Vol.54, No.5, 708-716 (SCI)
    Başar, Ayfer and Çatay, Bülent and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç (2011) "A multi-period double coverage approach for locating the emergency medical service stations in Istanbul", Journal of The Operational Research Society, Vol.62, No.4, 627-637 (SCI)
    Doyuran, Tamer and Çatay, Bülent (2011) "A robust enhancement to the Clarke-Wright savings algorithm", Journal of The Operational Research Society, Vol.62, No.1, 223-231 (SCI)
    Çatay, Bülent (2010) "A new saving-based ant algorithm for the vehicle routing problem with simultaneous pickup and delivery", Expert Systems with Applications, Vol.37, No.10, 6809-6817 (SCI)
    Çatay, Bülent and Başar, Ayfer and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç (2008) "İstanbul’da acil yardım istasyonlarının yerlerinin planlanması", Endüstri Mühendisliği Dergisi, Vol.19, No.4, 20-35
    Çimren, Emrah and Çatay, Bülent and Budak, Erhan (2007) "Development of a machine tool selection system using AHP", The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.35, No.3-4, 363-376 (SCI)
    Göl, Hakan and Çatay, Bülent (2007) "Third party logistics provider selection: insights from a Turkish automotive company", Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol.12, No.6, 379-384 (SSCI)
    Yılmaz, Pınar and Çatay, Bülent (2006) "Strategic level three-stage production distribution planning with capacity expansion", Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol.51, No.4, 609-620 (SCI)
    Çatay, Bülent and Vakharia, Asoo J. and Erengüç, S. Selçuk (2006) "Printed circuit board scheduling in an openshop manufacturing environment", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.29, No.9-10, 980-989 (SCI)
    Çetindamar, Dilek and Çatay, Bülent and Basmacı, Serdar Osman (2006) "Improving the performance of technology partnerships: a case study in the Turkish textile industry", Handbook of Business Strategy, Vol.7, No.1, 319-323
    Çatay, Bülent and Erengüç, Ş. Selçuk and Vakharia, Asoo J. (2005) "Capacity allocation with machine duplication in semiconductor manufacturing", Naval research logistics, Vol.52, No.7, 659-667 (SCI)
    Çetindamar, Dilek and Çatay, Bülent and Basmacı, Serdar Osman (2005) "Competition through collaboration: insights from an initiative in the Turkish textile supply chain", Supply chain management: an international journal, Vol.10, No.4, 238-240 (SCI)
    Arslan, M. Çağdaş and Çatay, Bülent and Budak, Erhan (2004) "A decision support system for machine selection", Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol.15, No.1, 101-109
    Çatay, Bülent and Erengüç, Ş. Selçuk and Vakharia, Asoo J. (2003) "Tool capacity planning in semiconductor manufacturing", Computers & Operations Research, Vol.30, No.9, 1349-1366 (SCI)
  • Book
    Uluslararası lojistik, Çatay, Bülent and Öztürk, Gürkan (eds.), Eskişehir: Anadolu Üniversitesi, June 2012
  • Book Section / Chapter
    Yıldırım, Mahir Umman and Çatay, Bülent, "A parallel matheuristic for solving the vehicle routing problems", Computer-based Modelling and Optimization in Transportation, Freire de Sousa, Jorge and Rossi, Riccardo (eds.), Switzerland: Springer International Publishing 2014, 477-489
    Çetindamar, Dilek and Çatay, Bülent and Basmacı, Serdar Osman, "Performance measurement in supply chain collaboration", Managing Innovation Driven Companies: Approaches in Practice, Tschirky, Hugo and Herstatt, Cornelius and Probert, David and Gemünden, Hans Georg and Colombo, Massimo G. and Durand, Thomas and De Weerd-Nederhof, Petra C. and Schweisfurth, Tim (eds.), New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2011, 137-157
    Çatay, Bülent, "Ant colony optimization and its application to the vehicle routing problem with pickups and deliveries", Natural Intelligence for Scheduling, Planning and Packing Problems, Chiong, Raymond and Dhakal, Sandeep (eds.), Germany: Springer-Verlag 2009, 219-244
    Doyuran, Tamer and Çatay, Bülent, "Two enhanced savings functions for the Clark-Wright algorithm", Management in Logistics Networks and Nodes: Concepts, Technology and Applications, Blecker, Thorsten and Kersten, Wolfgang and Gertz, Carsten (eds.), Berlin, Germany: Erich Schmidt Verlag 2008, 245-258
  • Papers in Conference Proceedings
    Kleiner, Florian and Beermann, Martin and Çatay, Bülent and Beers, Eric and Davies, Huw and Lim, Ock Taeck, "Current status of the electrification of transport logistic vehicles - Early niche markets and commercialization opportunities", European Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Congress (EEVC-2017), Geneva, Switzerland: Electri-city.mobi, December 2017
    Çatay, Bülent and Keskin, Merve, "Elektrikli araç rotalama problemi: farklı modeller üzerine bir inceleme", 6.Ulusal Lojistik ve Tedarik Zinciri Kongresi, Lojistik Derneği, Akdeniz Üniversitesi, May 2017
    Ermiş, Gizem and Çatay, Bülent, "Accelerating local search algorithms for the travelling salesman problem through the effective use of GPU", 19th EURO Working Group on Transportation Meeting (EWGT2016), Elsevier, May 2017, 409-418
    Özdemir, Enver Doruk and Kleiner, Florian and Beermann, Martin and Çatay, Bülent and Beers, Eric and Moran, Bob and Lim, Ock Taeck and Schmid, Stephan A., "Status and trends for electrified transport logistic vehicles", Proceedings of the European Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Congress (EEVC-2015), Brussels, Belgium: Electri-city.mobi, December 2015
    Shi, Wei and Weise, Thomas and Chiong, Raymond and Çatay, Bülent, "Hybrid PACO with enhanced pheromone initialization for solving the vehicle routing problem with time windows", IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (2015), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), December 2015, 1735-1742
    Keskin, Merve and Çatay, Bülent, "The electric vehicle routing problem: outlook and recharging strategies", Aydın, Ulviyye and Tanyaş, Mehmet and Keskin, Hakan (eds.), 13th International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress, Izmir, Turkey: Loder / Izmir University, October 2015, 828-838
    Yıldırım, Mahir Umman and Çatay, Bülent, "An ant colony-based matheuristic approach for solving a class of vehicle routing problems", Corman, Francesco and Voß, Stefan and Negenborn, Rudy R. (eds.), 6th International Conference on Computational Logistics (ICCL 2015), Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, September 2015, 105-119
    Kleiner, Florian and Özdemir, Enver Doruk and Schmid, Stephan A. and Beermann, Martin and Çatay, Bülent and Moran, Bob and Lim, Ock Taeck and Friedrich, Horst E., "Electrification of transport logistic vehicles: a techno-economic assessment of battery and fuel cell electric transporter", 28th International Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS 28), Goyang, South Korea: Korean Society of Automotive Engineers, May 2015
    Tozlu, Başak and Daldal, Rebi and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç and Çatay, Bülent, "Crew constrained home care routing problem with time windows", IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (2015), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) 2015, 1751-1757
    Yıldırım, Mahir Umman and Çatay, Bülent, "Minimizing the carbon emissions on road networks", 7. Uluslararası Ulaşım Teknolojileri Sempozyumu ve Fuarı / 7th International Symposium on Transportation Technologies (TRANSIST 2014), Istanbul: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, December 2014, 242-251
    Keskin, Merve and Çatay, Bülent, "An adaptive large neighborhood search approach for solving the electric vehicle routing problem", Toklu, Y. Cengiz and Bekdaş, Gabriel (eds.), 15th Workshop of the EURO Working Group: EU/ME: The Metaheuristic Community, Bilecik, Turkey: Bilecik Şeyh Edebali University, March 2014, 31-36
    Akhmedov, Murodzhon and Çatay, Bülent and Apaydın, Serkan Mehmet, "Distinguishing the type of NOE for NMR protein structure-based assignments", 21st Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU 2013), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), June 2013, 1-4
    Aslanov, Jeyhun and Çatay, Bülent and Apaydın, Serkan Mehmet, "An ant colony optimization approach for solving the nuclear magnetic resonance structure based assignment problem", Blum, Christian (ed.), 15th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2013), New York, NY, USA: ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) 2013, 1609-1616
    Kılıç, Merve Aydan and Çatay, Bülent, "Scheduling operations for multi-spindle and multi-machining unit machines", The International IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) Conference, USA: IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) 2013
    Çalpur, Mehmet Çağrı and Erdoğan, Hakan and Çatay, Bülent and Donald, Bruce R. and Apaydın, Mehmet Serkan, "Developing a scoring function for NMR structure-based assignments using machine learning", Gelenbe, Erol and Lent, Ricardo and Sakellari, Georgia and Sacan, Ahmet and Toroslu, Hakkı and Yazıcı, Adnan (eds.), 25th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, Netherlands: Springer, September 2010, 87-90
    Apaydın, Serkan Mehmet and Çatay, Bülent and Patrick, Nicholas and Donald, Bruce R., "NVR-BIP: nuclear vector replacement using binary integer programming for NMR structure-based assignments", 24th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS09), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), September 2009, 177-182
    Çatay, Bülent, "A risk-based multiple coverage model for locating fire stations in Istanbul", XIII Meeting of the EURO Working Group on Transportation: "Advances in Transportation Systems Analysis" (EWGT 2009), Padua, Italy: Padova University Press, September 2009
    Başar, Ayfer and Çatay, Bülent and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç, "A new model and tabu search approach for planning the emergency service stations", Fleischmann, Bernhard and Borgwardt, Karl Heinz and Klein, Robert and Tuma, Axel (eds.), Annual International Conference of the German Operations Research Society, 2008, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, August 2009, 41-46
    Yıldırım, Mahir Umman and Çatay, Bülent, "An ant colony algorithm for time-dependent vehicle routing problem with time windows", Fleischmann, Bernhard and Borgwardt, Karl-Heinz and Klein, Robert and Tuma, Axel (eds.), Annual International Conference of the German Operations Research Society, 2008, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, August 2009, 337-342
    Çatay, Bülent, "An ant colony algorithm for the mixed vehicle routing problem with backhauls", 3rd World Conference on Production and Operations Management, Tokyo, Japan: on CD-ROM, August 2008, 2653-2661
    Başar, Ayfer and Çatay, Bülent and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç, "Acil yardım istasyonu yerlerinin planlamasında bir tabu arama yaklaşımı", Yöneylem Araştırması ve Endüstri Mühendisliği 28. Ulusal Kongresi (YA/EM'08), İstanbul: Yöneylem Araştırması Derneği 2008
    Çatay, Bülent and Özlük, Özgür and Ünlüyurt, Tonguç, "An ant colony algorithm for the sequential testing problem under precedence constraints", 2008 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) 2008, 1800-1805
    Demirok, Ersin and Çatay, Bülent, "Vehicle routing problem with simultaneous delivery and pick-up and intermediary delivery", 5th International Logistics & Supply Chain Congress, Istanbul: Okan University and Logistics Association, November 2007, 407-414
    Sarıgöl, İlkan and Çatay, Bülent, "A clustering based heuristic for location routing problems", 5th International Logistics & Supply Chain Congress, Istanbul: Okan University and Logistics Association, November 2007, 415-422
    Budak, Erhan and Çatay, Bülent and Tekin, İbrahim and Yenigün, Hüsnü and Abbak, Mehmet and Drannikov, Sergey and Şimşek, Oya, "Design of an RFID-based manufacturing monitoring and analysis system", RFID Eurasia, Istanbul: Istanbul Technical University, September 2007, 259-264
    Budak, Erhan and Çatay, Bülent and Tekin, İbrahim and Yenigün, Hüsnü and Abbak, Mehmet and Drannikov, Sergey, "Microstrip patch antenna for RFID applications", RFID Eurasia, Istanbul, Turkey: Istanbul Technical University, September 2007, 265-267
    Çatay, Bülent and Göl, Hakan, "Logistics outsourcing and 3PL selection: A Case study in an automotive supply chain", 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, USA: Transportation Research Board, January 2007
    Çatay, Bülent, "Ant colony optimization approach for the capacitated vehicle routing problem with simultaneous delivery and pick-up", 11th Meeting of the EURO Working Group on Transportation, "Advances in Traffic and Transportation Systems Analysis", Bari: Technical University of Bari, September 2006, 275-282
    Gökçe, Elif İlke and Çatay, Bülent, "A revised ant colony system for the vehicle routing problem with time windows", Durmuşoğlu, Bülent (ed.), 35th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, Istanbul: İTÜ İşletme Fakültesi, June 2005, 813-818
    Vural, Arif Volkan and Çatay, Bülent and Ekşioğlu, B., "A dual GA approach to capacitated vehicle routing problem with simultaneous pick-up and deliveries", IIE Annual Conference 2005, -: - 2005
    Çimren, Emrah and Çatay, Bülent and Budak, Erhan, "Development of a machine tool selection system using analytic hierarchy process ", 4th CIRP International Seminar on Intelligent Computation in Manufacturing Engineering (CIRP ICME '04), Paris, France: CIRP, May 2004, 193-198
    Denizel, Meltem and Arıkan, Yıldız and Ulusoy, Gündüz and Çatay, Bülent, "Conceptual design of an e-marketplace for small and medium enterprises in the Turkish machinery industry", The Fifth International Conference on Electronic Commerce Research (ICECR-5), Montreal, Canada: University of Montreal 2002
  • Volumes Edited / Special Issues
    Çatay, Bülent and Chiong, Raymond and Cordon, Oscar and Siarry, Partick, Computational intelligence in production and logistics systems: solving vehicle routing, supply chain network, and air-traffic trajectory planning problems (Guest Editorial), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), November 2014
    Çatay, Bülent and Chiong, Raymond and Siarry, Partick, Computational intelligence in production and logistics systems (International Journal of Production Economics: Special Section), Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, September 2013
  • Working Paper / Technical Report
  • Before SU Publications

    Vakharia AJ, Çatay B (1997) Two Machine Openshop Scheduling with Machine Dependent Processing Times. Discrete Applied Mathematics 73(3): 283-288.