Buse Eylul Oruc Aglar is a fifth-year Ph.D. student in Operations Research at the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University in 2016 and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering in 2018 with her thesis on post-disaster damage assessment efforts.
Her interests lie in the applications of operation research techniques to problems with a societal impact, in particular, decision-making in healthcare, disaster preparedness, response, and recovery, supply chain management, and logistics/transportation. Her recent research has focused on Cardiac Intensive Care Unit acuity predictions; infectious disease modeling and evaluating the impact of interventions; disaster preparedness and response; post-disaster debris management.
She is a recipient of the H. Milton Stewart Fellowship (2018 - 2019), Wally George Fellowship (2018 - 2020), George Family Fellowship (2020 - 2021, 2022 - 2023), David Cowan Scholarship from The Georgia Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (2021), George and the Gilbreth Memorial Fellowship from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (2022 - 2023) awards.