Dr. Beste Kucukyazici

Dr. Beste Kucukyazici

Past Professor, MIT-Zaragoza Program

Dr. Beste Kucukyazici is an Assistant Professor of Operation Management at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. She is also a Research Associate at St. Mary’s Research.

Prior to joining to McGill University, Dr. Kucukyazici was a Professor of Supply Chain Management at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program from 2009 to 2012 and a Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics.

She holds a PhD in Operations Management from McGill University. She also participated as a practitioner trainee in the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Health Informatics Strategic Training Program (CHPSTP). Prof. Kucukyazici has published papers and has papers under review in leading operations research and health care journals.

Dr. Kucukyazici’s research interest is in decision-making problems under uncertainty with special interest in the health care policy design, health care operations, optimization of medical interventions and medical decision making. She is particularly interested in the mathematical modeling and analysis of such problems through the use of the methodologies of Markov decision processes, stochastic analytical models, simulation and biostatistics.