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Cengiz Kahraman Department of Industrial Engineering Istanbul Technical University Istanbul Turkey
Cengiz Kahraman is a full Professor at Industrial Engineering Department of Istanbul
Technical University (ITU). His research areas are engineering economics, quality
management, statistical decision making, multiple criteria decision making, and fuzzy
decision making. He published about 200 journal papers, about 160 conference papers and 70
book chapters. He is in the editorial boards of 20 international journals and edited 10
international books from Springer. He guest-edited many special issues of international
journals and organized international conferences. He was the vice dean of ITU Management
Faculty between the years 2004-2007 and the head of ITU Industrial Engineering Department
between the years 2010-2013.