Faculty Profile for Dr. Dincer Konur

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Dr. Dincer Konur
Assistant Professor — CIS & Quantitative Methods
MCOY 454
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. (2017). Non-collaborative emission targets joining and quantity flow decisions in a Stackelberg setting. Transportation Research Part E, 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
  • Schaefer, B., & Konur, D. (2015). Economic and environmental considerations in a continuous review inventory control system with integrated transportation decisions. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 80, 142–165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2015.05.006
  • Konur, D. (2014). Carbon constrained integrated inventory control and truckload transportation with heterogeneous freight trucks. International Journal of Production Economics, 153, 268–279. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2014.03.009

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Theoretical Paper Award, Complex Adaptive Systems Conference. November 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure, Missouri University of Science and Technology. April 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Reviewer Certificate for 2017, The Editors of Omega. January 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: First Place Faculty Advisor, American Society of Engineering Management. October 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Teaching Award, Missouri University of Science and Technology. October 2017

Selected Grants

  • Konur, Dincer (Principal). Self-charging Network Design for Smart City Transit Operations, Texas State University, $8000. (Submitted: October 2018, Funded: January 2019 - May 2020). Grant.
  • Konur, Dincer. McCoy College Faculty Development Funding, McCoy College of Business Administration, $3000. (Funded: October 2018 - August 2019). Grant.
  • 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), $6000. (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.

Selected Service Activities

Logistics and Supply Chain Divistion, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
May 2018-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
September 2017-Present
Facilities Design and Planning Track, IISE Annual Conference and Expo
September 2017-May 2018
Reviewer / Referee
January 26, 2019
Faculty Search Committee
September 2018-December 2018