r. Murat Fadıloğlu is currently professor of industrial engineering at Yaşar University. He received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Bilkent University. He completed his doctoral studies at the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering of University of Florida. He previously worked at Bilkent University and Izmir University of Economics. His research interests include performance evaluation of inventory/production systems, queueing models, stochastic modeling, dynamic programming, optimal control and supply chain management. He teaches courses on stochastic modeling, simulation and probability theory. Dr. Fadıloğlu is a member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. He is interested in sports (bicycling, running, diving, squash), literature, and world music, cinema and cuisines.