Group for Research in Decision Analysis

Member, GERAD

Assistant Professor, Department of Decision Sciences, HEC Montréal, Canada

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Sep 2015 – Jan 2017
Bilkent University, Turkey


Mar 2017 – Sep 2019
Postdoctoral research
HEC Montréal – Department of Logistics and Operations Management, Gilbert Laporte, director, Ola Jabali, co-director


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Okan Arslan, professor in the Department of Decision Sciences, received a brilliant distinction in the Amazon Last Mile Routing Research Challenge, a competition organized by the online retail giant honouring operations research and data-driven optimization proficiency.

Okan Arslan and his teammate, doctoral student Rasit Abay, of the University of New South Wales in Australia, were awarded 3rd place in the competition, accompanied by US$25,000 in prize money.

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An article co-authored by Professors Okan Arslan, Ola Jabali and Gilbert Laporte received an honourable mention in the awarding of the Best Paper of the Year Award by the international association INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics (TSL).

The article ranked close second among the 26 submissions received this year at the INFORMS annual meeting for the Transportation Science and Logistics category.

This study, titled Exact Solution of the Evasive Flow Capturing Problem presents an innovative solution to a complex problem of intercepting illegal vehicles in a transportation network. It was first published in November 2018 in the journal Operations Research, which is part of the Financial Times list (FT50) of the 50 scientific journals with the most impact in the business sector.

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10:45 AM–12:00 PMJan 17, 2018 10:45 AM
GERAD seminar
Okan Arslan Department of Decision Sciences, HEC Montréal, Canada
Canada Research Chair in Distribution Management and Chair in Logistics and Transportation
Room 4488, André-Aisenstadt Building, Université de Montréal Campus