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Füsun Ülengin

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Dean, School of Management
B.Sc. in Managerial Engineering at Istanbul Technical University (1983)
M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering at Bogazici University (1985)
Ph.D. (degree earned) in Managerial Engineering at Istanbul Technical University (1989)
Ph.D. (proficiency and thesis proposal stages completed, thesis not submitted) Waterloo University, Engineering Faculty, Management Sciences Department (1987-1989)
Post-Doc at Birmingham University, Engineering Faculty, Production Engineering (1989-1990)
Areas of Interest
Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Multi-criteria Decision Making, Decision Support Model for Macro-systems
  • Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing - Socio-Economic Planning Sciences by Elsevier  2013
  • Article
    Ülengin, Füsun and Işık, Mine and Önsel Ekici, Şule and Özaydın, Özay and Kabak, Özgür and Topçu, İlker (2018) "Policy developments for the reduction of climate change impacts by the transportation sector", Transport Policy, Vol.61, 36-50 (SSCI)
    Cekyay, Bora and Toktaş Palut, Peral and Kabak, Özgür and Ülengin, Füsun and Özaydın, Özay and Ülengin, Burç (2017) "Analysis of the impact of bilateral and transit quotas on Turkey's international trade by road transport: an integrated maximum flow and gravity model approach", Research in Transportation Economics, Vol.66, 70-77 (SSCI)
    Çinicioğlu, Esma Nur and Ulusoy, Gündüz and Önsel Ekici, Şule and Ülengin, Füsun and Ülengin, Burç (2017) "Exploring the interaction between competitiveness of a country and innovation using Bayesian networks", Innovation and Development, Vol.7, No.2, 175-209 (NA)
    Bilir, C. and Ekici, S. O. and Ülengin, Füsun (2017) "An integrated multi-objective supply chain network and competitive facility location model", Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol.108, 136-148 (SCI)
    Kabak, Özgür and Ülengin, Füsun and Çekyay, Bora and Önsel Ekici, Şule and Özaydın, Özay (2016) "Critical success factors for the iron and steel industry in Turkey: a fuzzy DEMATEL approach", International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, Vol.18, No.3, 523-536 (SCI)
    Önsel Ekici, Şule and Kabak, Özgür and Ülengin, Füsun (2016) "Linking to compete: logistics and global competitiveness interaction", Transport Policy, Vol.48, 117-128 (SSCI)
    Kabak, Özgür and Ülengin, Füsun and Önsel Ekici, Şule and Özaydın, Özay and Aktaş, Emel (2014) "Cumulative belief degrees approach for analyzing the competitiveness of the automotive industry", Knowledge-Based Systems, Vol.70, 15-25 (SCI)
    Ülengin, Füsun and Önsel, Şule and Aktaş, Emel and Kabak, Özgür and Özaydın, Özay (2014) "A decision support methodology to enhance the competitiveness of the Turkish automotive industry", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol.234, No.3, 789-801 (SSCI)
    Ekinci, Yeliz and Uray, Nimet and Ülengin, Füsun (2014) "A customer lifetime value model for the banking industry: a guide to marketing actions", European Journal of Marketing, Vol.48, No.3-4, 761-784 (SSCI)
    Ülengin, Füsun and Özaydın, Özay and Ülengin, Burç and Kopp, Andreas and Önsel Ekici, Şule and Kabak, Özgür and Aktaş, Emel (2013) "Are road transportation investments in line with demand projections? A gravity-based analysis for Turkey", Transport Policy (SI), Vol.29, 227-235 (SCI)
  • Book Section / Chapter
    Onan, Kıvanç and Ülengin, Füsun and Sennaroğlu, Bahar, "Locating temporary storage sites for managing disaster waste, using multiobjective optimization", Industrial Engineering Non-Traditional Applications in International Settings, Bidanda, Bopaya and Sabuncuoğlu, İhsan and Kara, Bahar Y. (eds.), Boca Raton: CRC Press, November 2014, 99-114
  • Papers in Conference Proceedings
    Çekyay, Bora and Işık, Mine and Ülengin, Füsun and Kabak, Özgür and Ekici Önsel, Şule and Özaydın, Özay and Toktaş Palut, Peral and Bozkaya, Burçin and Topçu, Yusuf İlker, "Logistics process improvement of Kapikule border crossing", 15th International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress (LMSCM), Dogus University, October 2017
    Kabak, Özgür and Önsel Ekici, Şule and Ülengin, Füsun, "Which logistics performance indicator influence export most? A scenario analysis based approach", 14th International Logistics And Supply Chain Congress (LM-SCM 2016), Izmir, Turkey: Ege University, December 2016
    Çinicioğlu, Esma Nur and Ulusoy, Gündüz and Önsel, Şule and Ülengin, Füsun and Ülengin, Burç, "The basic competitiveness factors shaping the innovation performance of countries", Sabuncuoğlu, İhsan and Bidanda, Bopaya (eds.), International IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) Conference (IIE 2013): The Global Reach of Industrial Engineering, Norcross, GA: IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers), June 2013
  • Volumes Edited / Special Issues
    Ülengin, Füsun, Introduction to the special issue on transport economics and finance, Elsevier, June 2015
  • Working Paper / Technical Report
    Çinicioğlu, Esma Nur and Ulusoy, Gündüz and Ekici, Şule Önsel and Ülengin, Füsun and Ülengin, Burç, "How to improve the innovation level of a country? A Bayesian net approach", August 2014
  • Before SU Publications

    Aktaş, E., Ozaydin, O., Bozkaya, B., Ulengin, F., Onsel, S. (2013) ,”Optimizing Fire Station Locations for Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality”, Interfaces, May-June 2013,  Vol.43, No.3

    Çinicioglu, E., Önsel, Ş., Ülengin, F. (2012)”Competitiveness Analysis of Automotive Industry in Turkey Using Bayesian Networks”,  Expert Systems With Applications 39 (2012), pp. 10923-10932, DOI information: 10.1016/j.eswa.2012.03.032

    Aktas, E., Agaran, B., Ulengin, F., Onsel, S. (2011) “The Use of Outsourcing Logistics Activities: The Case of Turkey, Transportation Research-C, Vol.19, pp.833-852 

    Toktaş-Palut, P., Ülengin, F., 2011. Coordination in a two-stage capacitated supply chain with multiple suppliers, European Journal of Operational Research, 212, 43-53.

    Kabak, Ö., Ülengin, F. (2011) “Possibilistics Linear Programming Approach for Supply Networking Decisions”, European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR) (doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2010.09. Vol.  209 (2011) 253–264

    Ülengin, D., Kabak, Ö., Önsel, Ş., Aktaş, E. Parker, B.R. (2010),. The Competitiveness Of Nations And Implications For Human Development, Socio-economic Planning Sciences (SEPS), Reference: SEPS385,DOI information: 10.1016/j.seps.2010.10.001Reference: SEPS385

    Gümüş, A.T., Güneri, A.F., Ulengin, F. (2010), “A New Methodology for Multi-Echelon Inventory Management in Stochastic and Neuro-Fuzzy Environments, International Journal of Production Vol. 128, pp. 248–260

    Kabak, Ö., Ülengin, F. (2010) A demand forecasting methodology for fuzzy environments, Journal of Universal Computer Science, vol 16, issue 1, page 121-139

    Ülengin, F.,Kabak,Ö.,Onsel,Ş., Ulengin, B., Aktaş, E.(2009) . “A problem-structuring model for analyzing transportation–environment ... European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR)(2009), doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2009.01. 

    Önsel, Ş., Ülengin, F., Ulusoy, G., Aktaş, E., Kabak, Ö, Topçu, Y.İ. (2008), “A New Perspective on the Competitiveness of Nations”, Socio-Economic And Planning Science, 42, 221-246  Kabak Ö, Ülengin F., Aktaş E., Önsel Ş.,  Topcu Y.İ. (2008) “Efficient shift scheduling in the retail sector through two-stage optimisation”  European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR) 184(1), 76-90 (SCI) Kabak, Ö., Ülengin, F. (2006), A Fuzzy Logıc Approach to Evaluate the Relatıve Posıtıon of Countrıes ın terms of Sustainable Development,  Journal of Transnational Management, Volume 12, Issue, 4, pp.3-33 

    Aktaş E., Ülengin F., Şahin Ş.Ö., (2007), An Artificial Neural Network Application in Health Care Management,  Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Vol.741, Issue 2, pp.130-146 ) 

    Önsel, Ş., Ülengin, F., Aktaş, E., Kabak, Ö., Topçu, Y.İ., (2006), “An Integrated Transportation Decision Support System for Transportation Policy Decisions. The Case of Turkey”, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Volume 41, Issue 1, January 2007, Pages 80-97

    Önsel Sahin S., Ülengin,F, Ülengin B. (2006), “A Bayesian Causal Map For A Dynamic Inflation Analysis: The Case Of Turkey”, European Journal Of Operational Research, 175, Issue 2, pp.1268-1284 (SCI)

    Aktas E., Ulengin F. (2005), Outsourcing Logistics Activities in Turkey, Journal of Enterprise Management, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Volume 18 Number 3, Special Issue (pp. 316 - 329) 

    Ülengin, F., Uray, N.(2004) “Adoption of Information Technology in Supply Chain Management: Experiences of Turkish Firms “, Journal of Transnational Management Development, Vol.10, No.2, pp.3-31

    Topcu Y.I., Ulengin F. (2004) “Energy for the Future: An integrated decision aid for the case of Turkey”, Energy, Volume 29, Issue1, January 2004, p. 137-154

    Özen Ü., Ulengin F. (2004) “Exploring the Differences of Managers’ Mental Model”, Journal of Transnational Management Development, Volume 9, Issue 2 and 3

    Şahin Ş.Ö, Ulengin F., Ulengin B. (2004) “Using neural networks and cognitive mapping in scenario analysis: The case of Turkey's inflation dynamics”, European Journal of Operational Research,  

    Uray, N., Ülengin, F. (2003) “Logistics Organization Dilemma: Turkish Managers’ Perspective”, Journal of Euromarketing,  Vol. 13, No.1, pp.27-51

    Ülengin, F., Ülengin, B., Önsel, Ş.(2001 ), “A Power-Based Measurement Approach to Specify Macroeconomic Competitiveness of Countries”, Socio-Economic and Planning Science; v.36 pp.179-192 

    Ülengin F., Ülengin B., Güvenç Ü. (2001), “Living environmental preferences of the inhabitants of İstanbul: A modified hierarchical information integration model”, Social Indicators Research, Vol.57, pp.13-41

    Ülengin, F., Topcu, Y.İ., Önsel , Ş.(2001) , “An Integrated Decision Aid System for Bosphorus Water Crossing Problem”, European Journal of Operations Research(EJOR) in V.134/1, pp.181-194

    Ülengin, B., Ülengin, F., Güvenç Ü., (2001), "A Multi-Dimensional Approach for Urban  Quality of Life: Istanbul Case",  European Journal of Operations Research (EJOR) V.130, pp.361-374

    Ülengin, F. and Uray, N.(1999), "Current Perspectives in Logistics: Turkey as a Case Study", International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, V.29, n.1, pp-22-50

    Ülengin, F., Ülengin, B., Güvenç, Ü.(1998), "Relative Evaluation of Development for 32 Countries: A Multidimensional Approach”, Yapı Kredi Economic Review, vol.8 no:2 pp:3-23  

    Ülengin, F.,Topcu, Y.İ. (1997), "Cognitive Map-KBDSS Integration in Transportation Planning", Journal of Operational Research Society (J. Opl. Res. Soc.), Vol. 48, No. 11, pp.1065-1075 ( received the supporting award of  TUBITAK and Istanbul Technical University as an international paper of A category) 

    Ülengin, F., Önsel, Ş. (1997),” Cognitive Maps of Three Turkish Politicians: The issue of Privatization", Review of Social, Economic and Administrative Studies ”, vol.11, no: 1. pp.151-173

    Ülengin, F., Ülengin, B. (1994), “Forecasting Foreign Exchange Rates: A comparative Evaluation of AHP”, OMEGA, Vol.22, N.5,   pp.505-519 (received the supporting award of TUBITAK as an international paper of category B).            

    Ülengin, F. (1994), “Easing the Traffic in Istanbul: At What Price?”, Journal of Operational Research. Society (J. Opl. Res. Soc.), Vol.45, N. 7, pp.771-785. (Received the supporting award of TUBITAK as an international paper of A category). 

    Bookbinder, J.H., Ülengin, F. (1992), “Budget Allocation and Profit for Logistics and its Interfaces”, International Journal of Physical Distribution  and Logistics Management, Vol.21, No.7, pp.22-28   

    Bookbinder, J.H., Ülengin, F.(1988), “Models for Improving Grain Transportation in Western Canada”, The Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol. 24, No.4, pp. 349-368


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