Assistant Professor, Management Science
Mehmet A. Begen is an assistant professor of management science in the Ivey Business School at the Western University. Besides Ivey, he is also cross appointed at the departments of Statistical & Actuarial Sciences and Epidemiology & Biostatistics at the Western University. Mehmet's research interests are management science/analytics applications, data-driven approaches and in particular scheduling and operations management in healthcare. He is currently serving as the Education Chair at the Canadian Operations Research Society (CORS) and served on organizing committees of two past INFORMS Healthcare conferences. Mehmet has PhD and MS degrees in management science from Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, and a BS degree in industrial engineering from Middle East Technical University in Turkey. He was a Certified Analytics Professional (CAP), worked in management consulting before his PhD studies and is a recipient of CORS Practice Prize.