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 Dr Harun Pirim

​​Assistant Professor
Office: 22-351
Phone: 966-13-860-1163
Fax: 966-13-860-2965
Email: harunpirim(at)
Curriculum Vitae
  • PhD, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Mississippi State University, MS, USA, 2011
  • MA, Econometrics(OR focus), Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey, 2006
  • BSc, Industrial Engineering, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey, 2004
  • ​ISE-201 Introduction to IE
  • ISE-303 Operations Research I
  • ISE-307 Engineering Economic Analysis
  • ISE-323 Work and Process Improvements
  • ISE-402 Production Systems and Inventory Control
  • ISE-421 Operations Research II
  • ISE-501 Deterministic Operations Research
Research Interests
  • Discrete optimization
  • Graph mining in bioinformatics, social networks, supply chain networks
  • Mathematical programming
  • Computational biology and social sciences
Selected Publications
  1. Pirim, H., Ekşioğlu, B., Perkins A. D., "Clustering high throughput biological data with B-MST, a minimum spanning tree based heuristic", Computers in Biology and Medicine, 62, Pages 94-102, 1 July, 2015.
  2. Pirim, H., Al-Turki, O. and Yilbas B. S., Supply Chain Management and Optimization, Springer Briefs in Manufacturing and Surface Engineering, 2014.
  3. Pirim, H., “Finding Number of Clusters in a Gene Co-expression Network Using Independent Sets”, Proceedings of 2013 ASE/IEEE International Conference on BioMedical Computing, Washington D.C., USA.
  4. Pirim, H., Ekşioğlu, B., Perkins A. D., Yüceer, Ç., "Clustering of High Throughput Gene Expression Data", Computers and Operations Research, Volume 39, Issue 12, Pages 3046–3061, December 2012.
  5. Pirim, H., Gautam, D., Bhowmik, T., Perkins, A. D., Ekşioğlu, B. Alkan, A., “Performance of an Ensemble Clustering Algorithm on Biological Data Sets”, Mathematical and Computational Applications, Vol.16, No.1, pp. 87-96, 2011