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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Çağrı KOÇ

His research interests focus on logistics, supply chain management and operations research.

  • Works on mathematical modeling and optimization of passenger transportation, freight and cargo distribution operations.
  • Conducted a TÜBİTAK CAREER project on the routing and scheduling of electric vehicles in home health care services.
  • More than 25 academic articles have been published in SCI/SSCI indexed international prestigious journals.
  • Publications have received more than 1,500 citations.
  • Doctoral Award Winner (2015) - The Operational Research Society


Dr. Çağrı Koç is an Associate Professor in Department of Business Administration at Social Sciences University of Ankara (ASBU). Prior to joining the ASBU in 2017, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at HEC Montreal and CIRRELT. He received his Ph.D. degree (2015) in Operational Research/Management Science, under supervision of Tolga Bektaş, Gilbert Laporte and Ola Jabali, from the Southampton Business School of University of Southampton. He is the recipient of the Doctoral Award from the Operational Research Society (2015), the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) CAREER Award (2019) and Postgraduate Publication Awards from the University of Southampton. He has taught undergraduate and gradute courses at University of Southampton, ASBU, and TOBB University of Economics and Technology, and has given many seminars at prestigious academic institutions. His research mainly focuses on the application of mathematical and metaheuristic optimization techniques to transportation, logistics and supply chain management problems, more specifically to vehicle routing and scheduling problems. He has published in leading academic journals including Transportation Research Part B and C, European Journal of Operational Research, Computers and Operations Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, Computers & Industrial Engineering, International Transactions in Operational Research and among others. He is also the coordinator of annual ASBU Transportation & Logistics Workshops.

Research Interests

Operations research, logistics and supply chain management, mathematical and metaheuristic optimization, transportation, vehicle routing and scheduling problems.

Courses Taught
  • Operations Management 
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Introduction to Management Science 
  • Operations Research 
  • Humanitarian Logistics


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