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., & Yildirim, G. (2021). Cycle cost considerations in a continuous review inventory control model. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 72(4), 800–821. https://doi.org/10.1080/01605682.2019.1700189
  • Konur, D. (2021). Keep your enemy close? Competitive online brands’ expansion with individual and shared showrooms. Omega, 99, 102206. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.omega.2020.102206
  • Kamandanipour, K., Nasiri, M. M., Konur, D., & Yakhchali, S. H. (2020). Stochastic data-driven optimization for multi-class dynamic pricing and capacity allocation in the passenger railroad transportation. Expert Systems with Applications, 158, 113568. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2020.113568
  • Konur, D. (2020). Collaborative emission targets joining and quantity flow decisions in a Stackelberg setting. Journal of Cleaner Production, 249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.119425
  • 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

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award, McCoy College of Business Administration. May 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, McCoy College of Business Administration. September 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor, Texas State Alumni Association. September 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Reviewer Certificate for 2019, The Editors of Omega. December 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professors for 2019, The Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. October 2019

Selected Grants

  • Fulton, Lawrence V (Principal), Villagran, Melinda Morris (Co-Principal), , Bing Zhou (Co-Principal), Mendez, Francis A (Co-Principal), Ekin, Tahir (Co-Principal), Qasem, Apan Muhammad (Co-Principal), Konur, Dincer (Supporting), Alanis, Emmanuel (Supporting), Zihagh, Fereshteh (Supporting), Dong, Zhijie (Supporting), Shen, Xiaoxi (Supporting), De Nadai, Alessandro Stevens (Supporting), Zhu, Ye (Supporting), Hewitt, Barbara A (Supporting), Valles Molina, Damian (Supporting), White, Alexander (Supporting), Dolezel, Diane M (Supporting), Ioudina, Vera (Supporting), Islam, Tanzima Z (Supporting), Lee, Chul Ho (Supporting), Metsis, Vangelis (Supporting), Moradi, Masoud (Supporting), Gao, Ju (Supporting), Li-Jen, Lester (Supporting), Jones, Dustin (Supporting), Pham, Vung (Supporting), Holt, Melinda (Supporting), Kyung An, Min (Supporting), Islam, ABM (Supporting), Cho, Hyuk (Supporting), Liu, Quigzhoung (Supporting), Liang, Fan (Supporting). The Accelerating Credentials of Purpose and Value for the Texas Innovation Corridor (TIC) Consortium Grant, THECB, State, $1450000. (Submitted: November 2021). Grant.
  • Konur, Dincer. McCoy College Faculty Development Funding (Present research at annual INFORMS meeting), McCoy College of Business, Institutional (Higher Ed), $470. (Submitted: September 2021, Funded: October 2021 - August 2022). Grant.
  • Konur, Dincer. McCoy College Faculty Development Funding (INFORMS Annual Conference), McCoy College of Business, Institutional (Higher Ed), $2500. (Funded: October 2019 - August 2020). Grant.
  • Konur, Dincer (Principal). Proof of Concept: First Solar Shipment Planning Optimization, First Solar Inc., Private / Foundation / Corporate, $19980. (Funded: August 15, 2019 - March 31, 2020). Grant.
  • 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.

Selected Service Activities

Editorial Review Board Member
Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
September 2017-Present
Officer
Logistics and Supply Chain Division, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
June 2019-April 2020
President
Logistics and Supply Chain Division, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
May 2018-May 2019
Co-Chair
Facilities Design and Planning Track, IISE Annual Conference and Expo
September 2017-May 2018
Member
MSDAIS Program Application Review Committee
February 2019-Present