Kemal  Kılıç

Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences


    ? Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ONT, (2002) Thesis title: ?Fuzzy System Modeling of Psychopharmacological Drugs? Supervisor: Prof. I. Burhan Turksen ? M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, TURKEY, (1997) Thesis title: ?Generating Short Term Observation Schedules for Space Mission Projects? Supervisor: Prof. Selim Akturk ? B.Sc. in Electrical-Electronics Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, TURKEY, (1995)

Work Experience

    ? Assistant Professor (2002- ?) Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey ? Instructor (1998 ?2000) Mechanical and Industrial Engineering University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ? Teaching Assistant (1997-1998,2000-2001) Mechanical and Industrial Engineering University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ? Research Assistant (1998 – 2001) University of Toronto-Sunnybrook Health Science Center, Toronto, ONT, University-MRC project, ?Fuzzy system modeling of psychopharmacological drugs? ? Research Assistant (1997 – 1998) University of Toronto-Rotoflex Int., Mississauga, ONT University-company project, ?Lateral Control of Web Machine Using Fuzzy Logic ? Research and Teaching Assistant (1995-1997) Industrial Engineering Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Areas of Interest

  • Research Interests • Decision Making Under Uncertainty • Heuristic Search and Optimization Techniques • Data Mining • Decision Support Systems • Bioinformatics • Innovation Management • Digital Transformation • Data Analytics • Creativity • Artificial Intelligence •


  • Ranked in First Five in Sabancı University Graduating Class Teaching Award – Sabancı Univerity  2004
  • Scholarship for Attending the “Workshop on Developing Web-Enabled DSS” – National Science Foundation  2004
  • Best Student Paper Award in IFSA-NAFIPS conference, received IEEE travel grant – IFSA-NAFIPS conference, received IEEE  2001
  • Ontario Graduate Student Fellowship –  2000
  • Full Scholarship for Graduate studies abroad by ranking one of the top students among more than ten thousands of university graduates entering the central “;Graduate Education Examination – Turkish Ministry of National Education;  1997
  • University of Toronto Open Fellowship (3 years) – University of Toronto  1997
  • Graduate Fellowship (2 years) – Bilkent University  1995
  • Undergraduate Fellowship (3 years) – Sabanci Foundation  1992
  • Award from Is Bank of Turkey by being the 60th successful student among more than one million high school graduates entering the central “;University Entrance Examination”;. –  1990