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P. Simin Pulat

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P. Simin Pulat

Professor Emeritus; Past Vice Provost for Faculty Development

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Ph.D., Operations Research, North Carolina State University
M.S., Operations Research, North Carolina State University
B.S.,Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University

Dr. Pulat is a Professor and the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs. She teaches and conducts research in the areas of mathematical modeling and applications to complex systems ranging from health care, transportation, distribution, and manufacturing. She is currently working on a sponsored project to develop a freight movement model for Oklahoma. She also works on the development of dynamic routing algorithms for stochastic transportation networks and on scheduling algorithms for the less-than-truckload industry.

Dr. Pulat was awarded IIE Fellow in 2004. She currently chairs the Council of Industrial Engineering Department Heads. She is also a senior member of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science.

Mathematical modeling and optimization
Supply chain logistics
Real-time decision making
Transportation scheduling