Barbaros Tansel Memorial Lectures, Mithat Çoruh Auditorium, 1:30-5:30PM March 23 (EN)

The Department of Industrial Engineering invites researchers and practitioners to attend the third Barbaros Tansel Memorial Lecture Series, named in honor of the late Prof. Barbaros Tansel. A former member of the Department of Industrial Engineering, Prof. Tansel had an irrepressible enthusiasm for research, teaching and learning, and was a source of inspiration for students and colleagues alike.

March 23, 2016, Wednesday, Mithat Çoruh Auditorium
1:30-1:45 p.m. Opening Remarks (Prof. M. Selim Aktürk)
1:45-3:15 p.m. Talk by Prof. John R. Birge (University of Chicago)
“Alternative Pricing Policies and Market Design in Electricity Markets”
3:15-4:00 p.m. Coffee Break
4:00-5:30 p.m. Talk by Prof. Emre Alper Yıldırım (Koç University)
“Copositive and Completely Positive Optimization: Theory and Tractable Approximations”

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