Senior Lecturer of Supply Chain and Logistics
After earning a BSc and MSc degrees in Industrial Engineering in Turkey, Omer started his doctoral studies in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Auburn University (Alabama, USA) in 2006. He earned a Master’s in Industrial and Systems Engineering degree in 2010. He completed Ph.D. studies with a dissertation entitled “New warehouse designs: angled aisles and their effects on travel distance.” in 2011. After his graduation, he started to work at Yasar University in Turkey. While he has been working as an Associate Professor of Production and Operations Management in the School of Business at Yasar University, he joined the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Birmingham City University in March 2022 as a Lecturer of Supply Chain and Logistics.
Since the beginning of his career, he has built his expertise in analyzing, modeling, optimizing, and designing production and logistics systems focusing on warehousing, material handling, and last-mile logistics systems. He had three grants funded as a principal investigator, published about thirty-five scientific papers, supervised ten graduate students. Hence, he was awarded three years as a successful researcher by Yasar University in the last ten years and awarded by several institutions such as The Material Handling Education Foundation (USA), 9th IEOM Conference Organizing Committee, TUBITAK etc.