Ph.D. (2014), Industrial Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA
M.S. (2011), Industrial Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA
B.S. (2009), Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
Ridvan Gedik is an assistant professor in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department at the University of New Haven. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Arkansas. He holds a B.S. and M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey and the University of Arkansas, respectively. Prior to joining the University of New Haven, he worked as a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Mississippi State University (MSSTATE) where he taught engineering classes in the Fall 2014. He later served as an assistant research professor in the Institute for Systems Engineering Research (ISER), jointly established by MSSTATE and the U.S. Army’s Engineer Research and Development Center.
His primary research interests include developing efficient solution techniques for large-scale optimization problems in the application areas of healthcare, transportation, homeland security and supply chain. He is also interested in developing intelligent decision making algorithms in production and manufacturing environments. Ridvan’s teaching interests include supply chain management, transportation and operations research. He has also taught engineering statistics, production control systems, and simulation. He is a member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE).