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Nurcin Celik

Associate Professor College of EngineeringIndustrial Engineering Department
Work Phone: (305) 284-2391 Website: Dr. Çelik Web Page Website: SimLab Website

BIOGRAPHY

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dynamic data driven application simulations (DDDAS), Particle filtering methods, Electric utility resource planning, Modeling and simulation with massive datasets, Distributed decision making with emerging applications (i.e., power grids, solid waste management, and water and sewer systems), Automatic partitioning of large scale simulations in grid computing, Social network modeling and analysis

HIGHER EDUCATION

Institutional
  • University of Arizona , PhD. (2010)
  • University of Arizona, MS. (2008)
  • Bogazici University, Turkey, BS. (2006)
  • Univeristy of Arizona, Other. (2005)

EXPERIENCE

Academic
  • Univeristy of Miami, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering. (2010 — Present)
  • University of Arizona, Research Assistant, A Tabu-based Genetic Algorithm Approach to Analyze the Impact of Information Sharing on Hierarchical Decision Making in Manufacturing Supply Chains, Systems and Industrial Engineering. (2006 — 2010)
  • University of Arizona, Research Assistant, Development of Time Synchronization Methods for Distributed Simulations, Systems and Industrial Engineering. (2006 — 2010)
  • University of Arizona, Research Assistant, Planning and Operational Decision Making in Integrated Photovoltaic Generation with Storage, APS (Utility company) and Arizona Research Institute for Solar Energy (AZRise) project, Systems and Industrial Engineering. (2006 — 2010)
  • University of Arizona, Research Assistant, Simulation-based Forecasting and Demand-Shaping for Samsung Mobile Phones, Samsung project, Systems and Industrial Engineering. (2006 — 2010)
  • University of Arizona, Research Assistant, SOFTSIM-A Testbed for Process-Driven And Simulation-based Knowledge Conglomeration in Enterprise Software Development, National Science Foundation project, Systems and Industrial Engineering. (2006 — 2010)
  • University of Arizona, Research Assistant, Systems and Industrial Engineering, Dynamic Data Driven Application Simulations (DDDAS), National Science Foundation project. (2006 — 2010)
  • University of Arizona, Instructor, Summer Engineering Academy for the 21st Century. (2009 — 2010)
  • University of Arizona, Teaching Assistant, SIE 631 - Distributed Multi-Paradigm Simulation Systems, Systems and Industrial Engineering. (2009 — 2009)
  • University of Arizona, Teaching Assistant, SIE 431/531 - Simulation Modeling and Analysis, Systems and Industrial Engineering. (2007 — 2007)
Non-Academic Professional
  • LandRover Turkey Distributor Borusan Auto, Warranty System Advisor Assistant. (2006 — 2006)
  • BMW Turkey Distributor Borusan Auto, Engineering Intern, Information Technology Department. (2005 — 2005)
  • BMW Turkey Distributor Borusan Auto , Engineering Intern, Service Department. (2004 — 2004)
  • Imeksan HVAC Company, Engineering Intern. (2001 — 2001)
  • Ozkan Machinery Company, Engineering Intern. (2001 — 2001)
  • Dirinler Machinery Company, Engineering Intern. (2000 — 2000)

PUBLICATIONS

Books and Monographs Published

Book Chapters
  • Yasar, D., Celik, N. (2016). Assessment of Advanced Biological Solid Waste Treatment Technologies for Sustainability in Applying Nanotechnology for Environmental Sustainability. (Editors: . Joo, S.H.). IGI Global.
  • Thanos, A., Moore, D., Celik, N., Collins, G. (2015). Dynamic Data Driven Modeling and Simulation of Next Generation Electric Power Grids in Dynamic Data Driven Application Systems. (Editors: . Darema, F.). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
  • Celik, N., Son, Y. (2015). Manufacturing the Future via Dynamic Data Driven Application Systems (DDDAS) in DDDAS â€" Dynamic Data Driven Applications Systems. (Editors: . Darema, F.). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
  • Thanos, A., Moore, D., Shi, X., Celik, N. (2015). System of Systems Modeling and Simulation for Microgrids using DDDAMS in A Handbook for Modeling and Simulation for System of Systems -- Chapter: 13 pp. 337-360. (Editors: . Tolk, A., and Rainey, L.). Wiley and Sons.
  • Nageshwaraniyer, S., Celik, N., Son, Y., Lu, R. (2011). Simulation-based Aircraft Assembly Planning using a Self-Guided Ant Colony Algorithm in Evolutionary Computing in Advanced Manufacturing pp. 169-197. (Editors: . Tiwari, M., and Harding, J. A.). John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA.

Juried or refereed journal articles and exhibitions

Refereed Journal Articles
  • Bastani, M., Thanos, A., Damgacioglu, H., Celik, N. (2016). A Novel Evolutionary Simulation Optimization Framework for Interruptible Load Management. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, conditionally accepted. .
  • Yasar, D., Celik, N., Sharit, J. (2016). Evaluation of Advanced Thermal Solid Waste Management Technologies for Sustainability in Florida. International Journal of Performability Engineering. vol. 12 (1). pp. 63-78.
  • Bartalos, P., Blake, B., Damgacioglu, H., Moustafa, I., Celik, N. (2016). Modeling Energy-Aware Web Services and Application. Journal of Network and Computer Applications. vol. accepted. .
  • Shi, X., Celik, N. (2015). A Particle Filtering-based Estimation of Distribution Algorithm for Multi-Objective Optimization. International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling, accepted. .
  • Celik, N., Araz, O., Bastani, M., Saenz, J. (2015). An Agent Based Model of Social Networks for Evaluating Asthma Control Interventions on Reducing the Emergency Department Visits. Journal of Simulation, accepted. .
  • Thanos, A., Celik, N., Saenz, J. (2015). An Evolutionary Sequential Sampling Algorithm for Multi-objective Optimization. Journal of Asia Pacific Journal of Operational Research, accepted. .
  • Bastani, M., Celik, N. (2015). Assessment of Occupational Health and Safety Risks in Floridian Solid Waste Systems using Bayesian Analysis. Waste Management & Research. pp. 1-14.
  • Thanos, A., Bastani, M., Celik, N., Chen, C. (2015). Automated Control in Microgrids using Dynamic Data Driven Adaptive Simulations Framework. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, accepted. .
  • Shi, X., Antmann, E., Celik, N., Thanos, A., Hayton, B. (2015). Hybrid Simulation-based Planning and Evaluation Framework for Solid Waste Management and Recycling Systems. Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management. vol. 41 (3). pp. 285-303.
  • Xu, J., Zhang, S., Huang, E., Chen, C., Lee, L., Celik, N. (2015). MO2TOS: Multi-fidelity Optimization with Ordinal Transformation and Optimal Sampling. Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, accepted. .
  • Shi, X., Thanos, A., Celik, N. (2014). Multi-Objective Agent-based Modeling and Optimization of Single Stream Recycling Programs. Journal of Resources, Conservation & Recycling. vol. 92. pp. 190-205.
  • Saenz, J., Celik, N. (2014). Simulation-based Interactive Modelling of Barrier Option Pricing. International Journal of Modelling and Simulation. vol. 34 (1). pp. 23-35.
  • Antmann, E., Celik, N., Shi, X., Dai, Y. (2013). Continuous-Discrete Simulation-based Decision Making Framework for Solid Waste Management and Recycling Programs. Computers and Industrial Engineering. vol. 65 (3). pp. 438-454.
  • Saenz, J., Celik, N., Xi, H., Son, Y., Asfour, S. (2013). Two-Stage Economic and Environmental Load Dispatching Framework using Particle Filtering. International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems. vol. 48. pp. 93-110.
  • Saenz, J., Celik, N., Asfour, S., Son, Y. (2012). Electric Utility Resource Planning using Continuous-Discrete Modular Simulation and Optimization (CoDiMoSO). Computers and Industrial Engineering. vol. 63 (3). pp. 671-694.
  • Celik, N., Son, Y. (2012). Sequential Monte Carlo-based Fidelity Selection in Dynamic-Data-Driven Adaptive Multi-Scale Simulations. International Journal of Production Research. vol. 50 (3). pp. 843-865.
  • Celik, N., Xi, H., Xu, D., Son, Y., Lemaire, R., Provan, K. (2012). Simulation-based Workforce Assignment Considering Position Notion in Social Network. Simulation. vol. 88 (1). pp. 72-96.
  • Mazhari, E., Zhao, J., Celik, N., Lee, S., Son, Y., Head, L. (2011). Hybrid Simulation and Optimization-based Capacity Planner for Integrated Photovoltaic Generation with Storage Units. Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory. vol. 19 (1). pp. 463-481.
  • Celik, N., Lee, S., Mazhari, E., Son, Y., Lemaire, R., Provan, K. (2011). Simulation-based Workforce Assignment in a Multi-organizational Social Network for Alliance Based Software Development. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory. vol. 19 (10). pp. 2169-2188.
  • Celik, N., Son, Y. (2011). State Estimation of a Shop Floor using Improved Resampling Rules for Particle Filtering. International Journal of Production Economics. vol. 134. pp. 224-237.
  • Zhao, J., Mazhari, E., Celik, N., Son, Y. (2011). Hybrid Simulation-based Policy Evaluation of Solar Energy Systems. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory. vol. 19 (10). pp. 2189-2205.
  • Celik, N., Mazhari, E., Kazemi, O., Canby, J., Sarfare, P., Alotaibi, M., Son, Y. (2010). Automatic Partitioning of Large Scale Simulation in Grid Computing for Run Time Reduction. International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems. vol. 1 (2). pp. 64-90.
  • Celik, N., Lee, S., Vasudevan, K., Son, Y. (2010). DDDAS-based Multi-Fidelity Simulation Framework for Supply Chain Systems. IIE Transactions on Operations Engineering. vol. 42. pp. 325-341.
  • Celik, N., Nageshwaraniyer, S., Son, Y. (2010). Impact of Information Sharing in Hierarchical Decision Making in Manufacturing Supply Chains. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing. vol. 23. pp. 1083-1101.
  • Lee, S., Celik, N., Son, Y. (2009). An Integrated Simulation Modeling Framework for Decision Aids in Enterprise Software Development Process. International Journal of Simulation and Process Modeling. vol. 5 (1). pp. 62-76.
Conference Proceedings
  • Damgacioglu, H., Bastani, M., Celik, N. (2016). A Dynamic Data-Driven Optimization Model for Demand Side Management in Operation Planning of Microgrids. San Diego: In Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Computational Science, Workshop on DDDAS-Dynamic Data Driven Applications Systems and Large-Scale-Big-Data & Large-Scale-Big-Computing.
  • Erkoc, M., El-Ahmadi, E., Celik, N., Saad, W. (2015). A Game Theoretic Approach for Load-Shifting in the Smart Grid. Miami, FL, USA: In Proceedings of the IEEE Smart Grid Communications Symposium 2015- Data Management Analytics and Pricing.
  • Malara, C., Huang, S., Zuo, W., Sohn, M., Celik, N. (2015). Optimal Control of Chiller Plants using Bayesian Network. Hyderabad, India: In Proceedings of the 2015 Building Simulation Conference.
  • Shi, X., Damgacioglu, H., Celik, N. (2015). A Dynamic Data Driven Approach for Operation Planning of Microgrids. Reykjavik, Iceland: In Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Computational Science, Workshop on DDDAS-Dynamic Data Driven Applications Systems and Large-Scale-Big-Data & Large-Scale-Big-Computing.
  • Damgacioglu, H., Alyamani, T., Celik, N. (2015). Evaluation of Renewable Energy Policies using Agent-based Simulation -A Case Study of the State of Texas. Nashville, TN, USA: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference 2015.
  • Bastani, M., Thanos, A., Collins, G., Celik, N. (2015). A Voronoi-based Genetic Algorithm for Waste Collection Vehicle Routing Problem. Nashville, TN, USA: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference 2015.
  • Bastani, M., Thanos, A., Celik, N., Chen, C. (2014). Efficient Design Selection in Microgrid Simulations. Savannah, GA, USA: In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2014.
  • Xu, J., Zhang, S., Huang, E., Chen, C., Lee, L., Celik, N. (2014). Efficient Multi-Fidelity Simulation Optimization. Savannah, GA, USA: In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2014.
  • Xu, J., Zhang, S., Chen, C., Lee, L., Celik, N. (2014). An Ordinal Transformation Framework for Multi-Fidelity Simulation Optimization. Taipei, Taiwan: In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering 2014.
  • Bastani, M., Celik, N., Moore, D. (2014). Case Studies on Quantification of Occupational Health Risks for Solid Waste Workers in Floridian Counties. Montreal, Canada: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference 2014.
  • Moore, D., Celik, N. (2014). DDDAS-based Communication in Distributed Smartgrid Networks. Montreal, Canada: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference 2014.
  • Thanos, A., Shi, X., Saenz, J., Celik, N. (2013). A DDDAMS Framework for Real-Time Load Dispatching in Power Networks. Washington, D.C., USA: In Proceedings of Winter Simulation Conference 2013.
  • Celik, N., Thanos, A., Saenz, J. (2013). DDDAMS-based Dispatch Control in Power Networks. Barcelona, Spain: In Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Computational Science, Workshop on Dynamic Data Driven Application Systems.
  • Shi, X., Antmann, E., Celik, N. (2013). Hybrid Simulation-based Planning and Evaluation Framework for Solid Waste Management and Recycling Systems. San Juan, Puerto Rico: In Proceedings of Annual Industrial and Systems Research Conference 2013.
  • Saenz, J., Celik, N. (2013). Multi-objective Optimization Framework for the Selection of Microgrid Policies. San Juan, Puerto Rico: In Proceedings of Annual Industrial and Systems Research Conference.
  • Thanos, A., Celik, N. (2013). Online State Estimation of a Microgrid using Particle Filtering. San Juan, Puerto Rico: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference.
  • Saenz, J., Celik, N. (2013). Sequential Monte Carlo-based Multi-objective Optimization. San Juan, Puerto Rico: In Proceedings of Annual Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference 2013.
  • Shi, X., Celik, N. (2013). Sequential Monte Carlo-based Radar Tracking in the Presence of Sea-Surface Multipath. San Juan, Puerto Rico: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial and Systems Research Conference.
  • Celik, N., Saenz, J., Shi, X. (2012). Optimization of Distributed Generation Penetration Based on Particle Filtering. Berlin, Germany: In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2012.
  • Shi, X., Celik, N. (2012). A Minimum Relative Entropy-based Density Selection Scheme for Bayesian Estimations of Energy-related Problems. Orlando, FL, USA: In Proceedings of Annual Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference.
  • Saenz, J., Celik, N., Xi, H., Son, Y., Asfour, S. (2012). Economic and Environmental Load Dispatching Framework using Particle Filtering. Orlando, FL, USA: In Proceedings of Annual Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference 2012.
  • Saenz, J., Celik, N. (2012). Integrated Nuclear Generation Capacity Planning using Hybrid Modular Simulation. Orlando, FL, USA: In Proceedings of Annual Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference 2012.
  • Saenz, J., Celik, N. (2012). Interactive Discrete Event Modeling of Barrier Option Pricing. Orlando, FL, USA: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference 2012.
  • Antmann, E., Celik, N., Shi, X., Dai, Y. (2012). Simulation-based Optimization of Solid Waste Management and Recycling Programs. Orlando, FL,USA: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial and Systems Research Conference.
  • Saenz, J., Celik, N., Asfour, S., Son, Y. (2011). Utility Resource Planning using Modular Simulation and Optimization. Phoenix, AZ, USA: Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2011.
  • Saenz, J., Celik, N. (2011). Simulation and Optimization of Electric Utility Resource Planning. Miami, FL: Society of Environmental Journalists Annual Conference, poster presentation.
  • Antmann, E., Celik, N., Shi, X., Dai, Y. (2011). Simulation-based Decision Making Framework for Solid Waste Management and Recycling. Miami, FL: Society of Environmental Journalists Annual Conference, poster presentation.
  • Zhao, J., Mazhari, E., Celik, N., Son, Y. (2011). Hybrid Simulation-based Policy Evaluation of Solar Energy Systems. Reno, NV, USA: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference 2011.
  • Saenz, J., Celik, N., Asfour, S. (2011). Continuous-Discrete Modeling for Energy Resource Planning. Miami Beach, FL, USA: In Proceedings of the International Conference on Management of Technology 2011.
  • Celik, N., Xi, H., Xu, D., Son, Y. (2010). Simulation-based Workforce Assignment Considering Position Notion in Social Network. Baltimore, MD, USA: In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2010.
  • Celik, N., Son, Y. (2010). State Estimation of a Supply Chain using Improved Resampling Rules for Particle Filtering. Baltimore, MD, USA: In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2010.
  • Celik, N., Lee, S., Xi, H., Mazhari, E., Son, Y. (2010). An Integrated Decision Modeling Framework for Multi-Organizational Social Network Management. Cancun, Mexico: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference 2010.
  • Celik, N., Nageshwaraniyer, S., Son, Y. (2010). Impact of Information Sharing in Hierarchical Supply Chain Decision-Making Framework. Cancun, Mexico: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference 2010.
  • Mazhari, E., Zhao, J., Celik, N., Lee, S., Son, Y. (2009). Hybrid Simulation and Optimization-based Capacity Planner for Integrated Photovoltaic Generation with Storage Units. Austin, TX, USA: In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2009.
  • Celik, N., Son, Y. (2009). Sequential Monte Carlo-based Fidelity Selection in Dynamic-Data-Driven Adaptive Simulations. Austin, TX, USA: In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2009.
  • Celik, N., Mazhari, E., Son, Y. (2009). Automatic Partitioning of Large Scale Simulation in Grid Computing for Run Time Reduction. Miami, FL, USA: Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference 2009.
  • Celik, N., Son, Y. (2009). Sequential Monte Carlo-based Fidelity Selection in Dynamic-Data-Driven Adaptive Simulations. Miami, FL, USA: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference 2009.
  • Celik, N., Lee, S., Sarfare, P., Son, Y. (2008). Dynamic-Data-Driven Adaptive Multi-scale Simulation (DDDAMS) for Planning and Control of Distributed Manufacturing Enterprises. Vancouver, Canada: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference 2008.
  • Koyuncu (Celik), N., Lee, S., Sarfare, P., Vasudevan, K., Son, Y., Celik, N. (2007). DDDAS-based Multi-Fidelity Simulation for Online Preventive Maintenance Scheduling in Semiconductor Supply Chain. Washington D.C., USA: In Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2007.
  • Koyuncu (Celik), N., Anjos, D., Cohen, D., Hansen, C., Lee, S., Sarfare, P., Shendarkar, A., Vasudevan, K., Son, Y., Celik, N. (2007). DDDAS-based Multi-Fidelity Simulation for Online Preventive Maintenance Scheduling in Semiconductor Supply Chain. Nashville, TN, USA: In Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference 2007, Nashville, TN, USA, May 19-22.

TEACHING

Doctoral Thesis Supervision

Dissertation Advisor
  • Advised: Nicolas Augustus Rongione
    2015 — 2019
        PhD Advising
  • Advised: Omer Faruk Yalim
    2015 — 2018
        Co-PhD Advising
Doctoral Advisory Committee Chair
  • Advised: Duygu Yasar
    2015 — Present
  • Advised: Haluk Damgacioglu
    2014 — Present
        Received the Best Workshop Paper Award in ICCS2015
  • Advised: Mehrad Bastani
    Dynamic Data Driven Demand Side Management in Electric Microgrids, 2013 — Present
        Received the CIS Best Student Paper Award in ISERC2015
  • Advised: Talal Alyamani
    Policy Evaluation of Solar Power Generation Systems, 2012 — Present
  • Advised: Mohamed Madbouly
    Policy Selection on Renewable Energy Initiatives using Multi-criteria Agents Framework, 2011 — Present
        Co-chair
  • Advised: Manos Thanos
    DDDAMS-based Management and Control of Microgrids, 2012 — 2015
  • Advised: Xioran (Eileen) Shi
    State Estimation and Optimization of Large Scale Dynamic Systems with Improved Particle Filters, 2011 — 2015
  • Advised: Juan Pablo Saenz
    2010 — 2013
        Current Position: Business Intelligence Manager at Falcon Farms, and Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Miami. Received best student paper award in WSC2011 .Received NSF Financial Support for Students to attend WSC2012.
Doctoral Advisory Committee Member
  • Advised: Joel Zahlan
    2014 — Present
        Chair: Dr. Shihab Asfour
  • Advised: Jason Lee Grant
    2010 — Present
        Chair: Dr. Shihab Asfour.
  • Advised: Yao Luo
    Simulation-based Optimization over Discrete Sets with Noisy Constraints, 2013
        Chair: Dr. Eunji Lim
  • Advised: Michelle P. Taveras
    Access to Health Care and Patient Safety: A Model for Measurement and Analysis, 2011
        Chair: Dr. Vincent Omachonu.