Professional Activities
Conference Committee Member & Session Organizer Proposal Reviewer/ Panel Member
Visiting Professor Journal & Conference Referee

Conference Committee Member & Session Organizer

Technical Program Committee Member for the Third International Conference on Advances in Vehicular Systems, Technologies and Applications (Vehicular 2014), Seville, Spain, June 22-26, 2014.

Associate Editor for the 2013 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium in Gold Coast, Australia, June 23-26, 2013.

Associate Editor for the 2012 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium in Alcala de Heares, Spain, June 3-7, 2012.

Associate Editor for the 2011 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium in Baden-Baden, Germany, June 5-9, 2011.

Workshop organizer, DIMACS Workshop on Risk-Averse Algorithmic Decision Making, (with A. Ruszczynski, D. Brown, A. Pekec and D. Subramanian) Rutgers University, May 9 - 11, 2011.

Sponsored Session Organizer and Chair: “Planning for Extreme Weather Events I” INFORMS Conference, Austin, Texas, November 2010.

Sponsored Session Organizer and Chair: “Planning for Extreme Weather Events II” INFORMS Conference, Austin, Texas, November 2010.

Workshop organizer, DIMACS/CCICADA Workshop on Modeling and Mitigation of the Impacts of Extreme Weather Events to Human Health Risks, (with E. Boros and N. Fefferman) Rutgers University, June 3 - 4, 2010.

Member of the Editorial Board of the Institute of Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (ICST) Transactions on Network Optimization and Control, May 2009.

Technical Program Committee Member for the 3rd Workshop on Network Control and Optimization (NetCOOP), Eindhoven, Netherlands, 23-25 November, 2009.

Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS), Nov. 2008.

Technical Program Committee Member for the 3rd.  International Conf. On Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS), Athens, Greece, October 2008. 

Sponsored Session Organizer and Chair: “Modeling and Control of Recurrent and Nonrecurrent Congestion,” INFORMS Conference, Washington D.C., October 2008.

Sponsored Session Organizer and Chair: “Queues in Random Environment,” INFORMS Conference, Washington D.C., October 2008.

Technical Program Committee Member for the 2nd Workshop on Network Control and Optimization (NetCOOP), Paris, France, 6-8 September, 2008.

Technical Program Committee Member for the 2nd International Conf. On Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS), Nantes, France, October 2007.

Session Chair for Queueing Systems I, at the 1st International Conf. On Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS), Pisa, Italy, October 2006.

Session Chair for Petri Nets: Theory and Application, at the 1st International Conf. On Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tool (VALUETOOLS), Pisa, Italy, October 2006.

Technical Program Committee Member for the 1st International Conf. On Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS), Pisa, Italy, October 2006.

Member of the Rutgers-SAP Alliance since 2002. 

Visiting Professor: Participated in research and taught a course in Queueing Theory at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, Spring 1998.

Session Organizer and Chair: “Stochastic Modeling and Control,” INFORMS, Washington DC, 1995.

Conference Program Committee and Session Chair: “Telecommunications,” IEEE Regional NY/NJ Control Conference, August 1994.

Session Organizer and Chair: “Queueing,” IIE 3rd Research Conference, Atlanta, May 1994.

Session Chair: “Statistical Process Control,” Conference on Computer Integrated Manufacturing in the Process Industries, New Brunswick, April 1994.

Session Organizer and Chair: “Queueing Control Problems,” ORSA-TIMS National Meeting, Phoenix, October 1993.

Session Organizer and Chair: “Broadband ISDN-Congestion Control,” ORSA-TIMS National Meeting, Chicago, November 1992. 

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Proposal Reviewer/ Panel Member

● NSF Panel Member, 2008.

● Reviewer for the Department of Defense Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) Program,  2008.

● NSF Panel Member, 2006.

● NSF Panel Member, 2005.

● NSF Panel Member, 2004.

● Reviewer for U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation, 2005.   

● NSF Panel Member, 1998.

● NSF Panel Member, 1997.

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Visiting Professor

● Visiting Professor: Participated in research and taught a course in Queueing Theory at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, Spring 1998.

● Visiting Professor: Participated in research and taught a short course on Control Problems in Broadband Networks at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, June 1992.

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Journal & Conference Referee

IFAC Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, IEEE Proceedings Conference on Decision and Control, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society, IEE Proc. On Control Theory and Applications, Information Processing Letter, INS-Information Science, Naval Research Logistics, Institute of Industrial Engineering Transactions, International Journal of Flexible Automation and Integrated Manufacturing, Computers & Industrial Engineering, Annals of Operations Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Asian-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, Operations Research, Operations Research Letters, Mathematical Methods in Operations Research, Mathematics of Operations Research, Management Science, Queueing Systems, Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, The Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery (JACM), Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory .

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