Faculty Profile for Dr. Dincer Konur

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Dr. Dincer Konur
Assistant Professor — CIS & Quantitative Methods
MCOY 404
phone: (512) 245-3231

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Konur is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods of McCoy College of Business Administration since September 2018. He holds PhD and MS degrees in Industrial and Systems Engineering from University of Florida (Gainesvile, FL) and BS degree in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University (Ankara, Turkey).

Right before joining Texas State University, he was awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor in the Engineering Management and Systems Engineering Department of the Missouri University Science and Technology, where he worked during August 2012-August 2018. Before Missouri University of Science and Technology, he worked as a post-doc researcher at the Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute at the University of Memphis for a year (July 2011-July 2012).

Teaching Interests

Dr. Konur's teaching interests are in management science, decision-making, optimization, supply chain management, logistics, and operations management.

Research Interests

Dr. Konur's expertise is in operations research and game theory and their applications. Specifically, Dr. Konur's interests include supply chain management, logistics, transportation, and other operations research/game theory applications such as defense systems.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Konur, D., & Geunes, J. (2018). Supplier wholesale pricing for a retail chain: Analysis of identical market price functions. Omega, 76, 38–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.omega.2017.04.001
  • Konur, D., Campbell, J. F., & Monfared, S. A. (2017). Economic and environmental considerations in a stochastic inventory control model with order splitting under different delivery schedules among suppliers. Omega, 71, 46–65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.omega.2016.08.013
  • Konur, D. (2017). Non-collaborative emission targets joining and quantity flow decisions in a Stackelberg setting. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 105, 60–82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2017.06.010
  • Konur, D., & Schaefer, B. (2016). Economic and environmental comparison of grouping strategies in coordinated multi-item inventory systems. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 67(3), 421–436. https://doi.org/10.1057/jors.2015.67
  • Konur, D., & Geunes, J. (2016). Supplier wholesale pricing for a retail chain: Implications of centralized vs. decentralized retailing and procurement under quantity competition. Omega, 65, 98–110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.omega.2016.01.002

Selected Grants

  • Konur, Dincer (Principal). Multi-criteria Hazmat Routing on Rail with Railroad-Highway Crossing Considerations, US Department of Transportation - University Transportation Center & the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering at Missouri S&T, Federal, $58428. (Funded: November 2017 - December 2018). Grant.
  • Konur, Dincer (Principal). Student-centered Dynamic Syllabus Development for Mathematical Programming, Center for Educational Research and Teaching Innovation & the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering at Missouri S&T, Institutional (Higher Ed). (Funded: June 2016 - December 2017). Grant.
  • Konur, Dincer (Co-Principal). Work Zone Simulator Analysis: Driver Performance and Acceptance of Missouri Alternate Lane Shift Configurations, Missouri Department of Transportation & the Intelligent Systems Center and the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering at Missouri S&T, Federal, $99731. (Funded: May 2016 - December 2016). Grant.
  • Konur, Dincer (Co-Principal). Work Zone Simulator Analysis: Driver Performance and Acceptance of Missouri Alternate Merge Sign Configurations, Missouri Department of Transportation & Intelligent Systems Center and the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering at Missouri S&T, State, $156839. (Funded: October 2014 - June 2016). Grant.
  • Konur, Dincer (Co-Principal). Computational Intelligence Approach to System of Systems (SoS) Architecting and Analysis, US Department of Defense Systems Engineering Research Center, $129140. (Funded: February 2014 - January 2015). Grant.