Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences

Academic Members

Erfan Babaee  Tirkolaee

Erfan Babaee Tirkolaee,  Faculty Member, PhD

Faculty Member

Erfan Babaee Tirkolaee obtained a BSc. (2012) and MSc. (2014) in Industrial Engineering from Isfahan University of Technology in Isfahan, Iran. Then, he received a Ph.D. degree (2019) in Industrial Engineering from Mazandaran University of Science and Technology in Babol, Iran. Dr. Erfan Babaee Tirkolaee is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Istinye University in Istanbul, Turkey. Meanwhile, he worked as a Quality Assurance consultant and Training manager in some automotive industries in Iran, and could go through different relevant courses like ISO 9001: 2015 and IATF 16949-2016. He has been verified as a scientific elite by the Young Researchers and Elite Club in 2017 and Iran's National Elites Foundation in 2018. He has published more than 80 papers in high-quality journals, including IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Expert Systems with Applications, Waste Management, Journal of Cleaner Production, Computers & Industrial Engineering, Annals of Operations Research, etc. His eleven papers have been selected as ESI Highly Cited Papers. He has been serving as a chair/organizing&committe member/keynote speaker in several prestigious international conferences, and as a reviewer in many reputed WoS journals such that he has been recognized as a Top Peer Reviewer in 2 of the Essential Science Indicators research areas by Clarivate WoS. Dr. Erfan Babaee Tirkolaee is currently an Associate Editor of Expert Systems with Application (Elsevier), Academic Editor of PLOS One (PLOS), and Editorial Advisory Board member of Management Decision (Emerald). Moreover, he has been serving on the guest editorial board in several journals such as Annals of Operations Research (Springer) and Environmental Science and Pollution Research (Springer). Recently, he has been featured among the "World’s Top 2% Researchers/Scientists in 2021" list identified by Elsevier BV, Stanford University.

Research Fields: Waste Management, Supply Chain Management, Solution Algorithms, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Fuzzy Programming, Robust Optimization

Main Areas: Endüstri Mühendisliği,  Tedarik Zinciri ve Lojistik Yönetimi,  Optimizasyon , 

(2021), "PhD Thesis Award", "Yurtdışı Üniversite", "Yurtdışı kurum veya kuruluşlardan alınan bilim ödülü", "Kharazmi University", Teşvik Ödülleri
(2021), "Best Researcher of the Faculty of Engineering", "Üniversite", "Diğer", "ISTINYE UNIVERSITY", Yayın Teşvik Ödülü