Feyza Sahinyazan

Assistant Professor, Technology and Operations Management / Business and Society

Burnaby

Room: WMC 4365

Phone: 778.782.5720

Email: feyza_sahinyazan@sfu.ca

Curriculum Vitae: View

Credentials

Ph.D (McGill University), M.Sc., B.Sc. Industrial Engineering (Bilkent University)

Biography

Feyza G. Sahinyazan is an assistant professor in the departments of Technology and Operations Management and Business and Society at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University. Her main research focus is humanitarian aid supply chains, with a particular interest in long-term food and energy access problems. She is also interested in socially-responsible operations management practices and is currently a member of SFU’s Sustainability Advisory Council.  Throughout her research projects, she has worked on data-driven operations management problems in collaboration with public sector actors and NGOs such as the UN's World Food Programme, Montreal Children's Hospital, and Turkish Red Crescent. She has worked at the Institute for Data Valorization (IVADO), the data science hub of HEC Montreal as a post-doctoral researcher, after receiving her Ph.D. in Operations Management from Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

Research Interests

Humanitarian Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Transportation Network Design, Data-driven Decision Making, Socially Responsible Operations.

Selected Publications

articles and reports

Sahinyazan, F. G., & Duran, S. (2021, November). B.C. floods reveal fragile food supply chains - 4 ways to manage the crisis now and in the future. Conversation.

Sahinyazan, F. G., & Duran, S. (2021, August). Why renewable energy 'mini-grids' in remote communities fail and how to avoid it? Conversation.

Sahinyazan, F. G., Rancourt, M. È., & Verter, V. (2021). Food Aid Modality Selection Problem. Production and Operations Management, 30(4), 965-983. http://doi.org/10.1111/poms.13287

Sahinyazan, F. G., Rancourt, M. È., & Verter, V. (2021). Improving Transportation Procurement in the Humanitarian Sector: A Data-driven Approach for Abnormally Low Bid Detection. Production and Operations Management, 30(4), 1082-1109. http://doi.org/10.1111/poms.13293

Duran, A. S., & Sahinyazan, F. G. (2021). Meta-analysis data of 104 renewable mini-grid projects for rural electrification. Data in Brief, 34, 106739. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2021.106739

Duran, A. S., & Sahinyazan, F. G. (2020). An analysis of renewable mini-grid projects for rural electrification. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.seps.2020.100999

Şahinyazan, F. G., Kara, B. Y., & Taner, M. R. (2015). Selective vehicle routing for a mobile blood donation system. European Journal of Operational Research, 245(1), 22-34. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2015.03.007