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I am Sertalp B. Cay, an Operations Research Specialist working at SAS Institute R&D Advanced Analytics Divison.

My interest lies broadly in the area of Operations Research. Specifically, I work on Optimization Algorithms and Software, Conic Optimization, Optimization Modeling, Bayesian Optimization, Simulation and Simulation Optimization. I received both my BS and MS degrees in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University, Turkey and my PhD degree in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University. I’m an avid programmer in many languages, including Java, C/C++, Python, Javascript, PHP, SQL, CSS and HTML. I worked as the president of INFORMS Student Chapter and Turkish Student Club during my graduate studies at Lehigh. I work on open-source projects for optimization modeling. Thanks for visiting my weblog and feel free to reach me.

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