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Barış Balcıoğlu Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences Faculty Member (216) 483 9965 barisbalcioglusabanciunivedu

Faculty Member


Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rutgers University (2003)
M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University (1996)
B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University (1994)

Areas of Interest

Stochastic Models • Analysis of Queueing Systems • Production/Inventory Systems • Call Centers • Simulation

Publications Prior to SU
  1. "Mean Waiting Time Approximations in the G/G/1 Queue", Queueing Systems, Vol. 46, No. 3, 481-506, 2004. (with Jagerman, D. L., Altiok, T.,Melamed, B.)
  2. "Approximate Mean Waiting Time in a GI/D/1 Queue with Autocorrelated Times to Failures," IIE Transactions, Vol. 39, No. 10, 985-996, 2007 (with Jagerman, D. L., and Altiok, T.)
  3. "Merging and Splitting Autocorrelated Arrival Processes and Impact on Queueing Performance," Performance Evaluation, Vol. 65, 653-669, 2008 (with Jagerman, D. L., and Altiok, T.)
  4. "Tutorial on Constructing a Red Blood Cell Inventory Management System with Two Demand Rates", European Journal of Operational Research Vol. 185, No. 3, 1051-1059, 2008 (with Kopach, R., and Carter, M.)
  5. "The Impact of Production Time Variability on Make-to-Stock Queue Performance", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 194, 847-855, 2009 (with Sanajian, N.) doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2008.01.020.
  6. "Approximations for the M/GI/N+GI Type Call Center", Queueing Systems, Vol. 58, No.2, 137-153, 2008 (with Iravani, F.) doi:10.1007/s11134-008-9064-y.
  7. "Benefits of Cross-Training in a Skill-Based Routing Contact Center with Priority Queues and Impatient Customers ", IIE Transactions, Vol. 41, 524-536, 2009 (with Ahghari, M.)
  8. "A New Renewal Approximation for Certain Autocorrelated Processes", OR Letters, Vol. 36, No. 1, 133-139, 2008 (with Araghi, M.)
  9. "On Priority Queues with Impatient Customers", Queueing Systems, Vol. 58, No. 4, 239-260, 2008 (with Iravani, F.)  doi:10.1007/s11134-008-9069-6.
  10. "Scheduling Policies in the M/G/1 Make-to-Stock Queues", Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 61, 115-123, 2010 (with Abouee-Mehrizi, H. and Sanajian, N.)
  11. "On the Use of Phase-Type Distributions for Inventory Management with Supply Disruptions", Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, Vol. 27, No. 6, 660-675, 2011 (with Gurler, U.) DOI: 10.1002/asmb.879.
  12. "The Impact of Transportation Delays on Repairshop Capacity Pooling and Spare Part Inventories ", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 214, 674-682, 2011 (with Sahba, P.) doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2011.05.022

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