Biography

Dr. Sabahattin Gokhan Ozden is an Assistant Professor of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State Abington. He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Auburn University. He graduated from MISE program in Auburn University Industrial and Systems Engineering Department in 2012. He has a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering and a Double Major in Industrial Systems Engineering from Izmir University of Economics. He is a two times recipient of the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. Scholarship.

His research interests include facility logistics, heuristic optimization, sequencing and scheduling, simulation, model driven engineering, domain specific languages.

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Academic Positions

  • Present2017

    Assistant Professor of Information Sciences and Technology

    Penn State Abington

  • 20172017

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Auburn University

  • 20172009

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Auburn University, Auburn, AL

  • 20132011

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 2017

    Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Auburn University

  • MISE 2012

    Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Auburn University

  • BSc. 2009

    Industrial Systems Engineering

    Izmir University of Economics

  • BSc. 2009

    Software Engineering

    Izmir University of Economics

Honors

  • 2014-2015
    Ergonomic Assist Systems and Equipment Council Honor Scholarship
    This award is given by Material Handling Institute to successful students who are committed to studying material handling, supply chain and logistics for the 2014/2015 academic term.
  • 2012-2013
    Rack Manufacturers Institute - John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship
    This award is given by Material Handling Institute to successful students who are committed to studying material handling, supply chain and logistics for the 2012/2013 academic term.
  • 2005-2009
    Full Scholarship
    Awarded with a full scholarship as being in the top 2% of the university entrance exam ranking.

Awards

  • 2015
    Third Place Award
    Third place award for oral presentation in science and engineering: $500 ($250 Graduate School and $250 Industrial and Systems Engineering) - Auburn University Research Student Symposium 2015
  • 2014
    Doctoral Consortium
    Chosen for doctoral consortium at IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence 2014 in Orlando, Florida USA
  • August 2014
    Graduate Travel Award
    $250 - Auburn University Graduate School
  • 2014
    Distinguished oral presenter
    Distinguished oral presentation in Graduate Scholar's Forum 2014 at Auburn University
  • May 2013
    Industrial and Systems Engineering Doctoral Student Travel Grant
    Recipient of the Industrial and Systems Engineering doctoral student travel grant to attend IIE Research Conference, San Juan Puerto Rico, $1200
  • 2013
    Chosen for Doctoral Colloquium
    Chosen for doctoral colloquium at the Institute of Industrial Engineering Research Conference 2013 in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • March 2013
    Graduate Travel Award
    Auburn University Graduate School, $250

Affiliations and Service

  • Present2013

    Member

    INFORMS

  • Present2014

    Member

    IEEE

  • Present2013

    Member

    IIE

  • 20162016

    Reviewer

    European Journal of Information Systems

  • 20162016

    Reviewer

    Journal of Ya┼čar University

  • 20152015

    Reviewer

    Computers & Operations Research

  • 20162013

    Reviewer

    IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation

  • 20142013

    Reviewer

    IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence

  • 20142014

    Session Chair

    INFORMS Annual Meeting

  • 20112011

    Student Volunteer for Organization Committee

    IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation

  • 20132009

    Committee Member (2013), President (2012), Treasurer (2011), Web Manager (2010)

    Auburn University Turkish Student Organization