Hayriye Ayhan



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  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering (1995), Texas A&M University
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering (1992), Texas A&M University
  • B.S. Industrial Engineering (1991), Bogazici University


  • Applied Probability
  • Stochastic Processes


Hayriye Ayhan is a Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech.

Dr. Ayhan's research interests include stochastic (Max,+) linear systems, performance analysis of queueing and production systems via series expansions, and Markov decision processes (with applications to admission control, inventory/production control). Dr. Ayhan received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2000. She is a member of the Institute of Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) and she is the secretary and the treasurer of the INFORMS Applied Probability Society.

She received her Bachelor's in Industrial Engineering from Bosphorous University and her Ph.D. from Texas A&M University (in Industrial Engineering) in 1995.

Awards and Honors

  • CETL, Thank A Teacher Award. Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013
  • Selected to attend the WELI Leadership Workshop 2005
  • Alpha Pi Mu Most Approachable Professor Award 2005
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award 2000