Gülşah Karakaya is an assistant professor at the Department of Business Administration. She received her BS, MS, and PhD degrees from METU’s Department of Industrial Engineering. She worked as a research/teaching assistant between 2007 and 2013 in the same department. She prepared her dissertation under the supervision of Dr. Murat Köksalan. Before joining METU BA, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Singapore University of Technology and Design, and collaborated with Dr. Selin Damla Ahipaşaoğlu and Dr. Stefano Galelli. Her research interests include quantitative decision methods, multiple criteria decision-making, evolutionary algorithms, combinatorial auctions, and feature selection. She is a member of INFORMS, International Society on MCDM, and Operational Research Society of Turkey. She is the 2017 recipient of "METU Young Researcher Award" given by the METU Development Foundation.



Office: H123

E-mail: kgulsah at metu.edu.tr

Web: http://blog.metu.edu.tr/kgulsah/

Phone: +90(312)210-2015

Fax: +90(312)210-7962

Mailing Address: Department of Business Administration, Middle East Technical University 06800 Ankara - TURKEY

Research Interests

Multiple criteria decision making 

Quantitative decision methods  

Feature selection

Evolutionary algorithms


BSc in Industrial Engineering, METU, 2007

MSc in Industrial Engineering, METU, 2009

PhD in Industrial Engineering, METU, 2013

Post-doc in Pillar of Engineering Systems and Design, Singapore University of Technology and Design, 2014 

Courses Taught

BA 3504 – Management Science

BA 4517 – Decision Analysis: Tools and Methods

BA 4519 – Simulation and Quantitative Models in Business

BA 5503 – Management Science

BAS 352 – Management Science

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03/10/2021 - 20:57