Ilker Baybars

Deputy Dean Emeritus George Leland Bach Chair Professor of Operations Management Dean and CEO Emeritus, Carnegie Mellon-Qatar at Tepper School of Business


  • Tepper School of Business



Tepper School of Business




GSIA - Tepper School of Business - Room 253B


Operations Management


Carnegie Mellon University - Ph D - 1979
Carnegie Mellon University - MS - 1972
Middle East Technical University - BS - 1969




  • A Heuristic Method For The Multi-Story Layout Problem

(author(s): BK KAKU, GL THOMPSON, Ilker Baybars) European Journal Of Operational Research 37(3), 1988; 384-397

  • A Heuristic Method For Facility Planning In Telecommunications Networks With Multiple Alternate Routes

(author(s): Ilker Baybars, RH EDAHL) Naval Research Logistics 35(4), 1988; 503-528

  • A 2-Process Implicit Enumeration Algorithm For The Simple Assembly Line Balancing Problem

(author(s): MJ SALTZMAN, Ilker Baybars) European Journal Of Operational Research 32(1), 1987; 118-129

  • Batching And Capacity Models For Manufacturing Cells With Metered Flow

(author(s): Ilker Baybars, FM BOGAERT, GP HIRSCH, Sunder Kekre) Journal Of Manufacturing Systems 5(2), 1986; 123-130

  • A Survey Of Exact Algorithms For The Simple Assembly Line Balancing Problem

Management Science 32(8), 1986; 909-932

  • An Efficient Heuristic Method For The Simple Assembly Line Balancing Problem

International Journal Of Production Research 24(1), 1986; 149-166

  • Transmission Facility Planning In Telecommunications Networks - A Heuristic Approach

(author(s): Ilker Baybars, KO KORTANEK) European Journal Of Operational Research 16(1), 1984; 59-83

  • On K-Path Hamiltonian Maximal Planar Graphs

Discrete Mathematics 40(1), 1982; 119-121

  • Optimal Assignment Of Broadcasting Frequencies

European Journal Of Operational Research 9(3), 1982; 257-263

  • The Generation Of Floor Plans With Circulation Spaces

Environment And Planning B-Planning & Design 9(4), 1982; 445-456

  • Enumerating Architectural Arrangements By Generating Their Underlying Graphs

(author(s): Ilker Baybars, CM EASTMAN) Environment And Planning B-Planning & Design 7(3), 1980; 289-310

  • Lower Bounds On The Cardinality Of The Maximum Matchings Of Planar Graphs

(author(s): T NISHIZEKI, Ilker Baybars) Discrete Mathematics 28(3), 1979; 255-267


  • Carnegie Mellon University - Richard M. Cyert Leadership Award (2012)
  • GSIA, Carnegie Mellon University - Outstanding Achievement Award (1997)
  • SUPA - Emil Limbach Teaching Award for Excellence in the Classroom (1981)


  • Ex Officio, Tepper Dean''s Policy Advisory (2009 - 2010)
  • Ex Officio, Tepper BSBA Educational Affairs (2008 - 2009)
  • Chairperson, Tepper Beta Gamma Sigma Honors (2007 - 2008)
  • Chairperson, Tepper Academic Calendar (2006 - 2007)
  • CMU Special Appointments (2005 - 2006)


  • Numerous universities (January 2000 -)
  • State of New Jersey (January 2000 -)
  • United Nations (January 2000 -)


  • Governing Board, Carnegie Bosch Institute (Pittsburgh, PA) (2011 -)
  • Board of Director, ABEST21, (Tokyo, Japan) (January 2005 -)
  • Vice President, ABEST21, (Tokyo, Japan) (January 2005 -)
  • Reviewer, Transactions of Operations Research (January 1993 -)
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Bilkent University (Ankara, Turkey) (January 1990 -)
  • Reviewer, Springer-Verlag, Bilkent Lecture Series (January 1988 -)
  • Member, Advisory Board, Graduate School of International Management, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan (January 2003 - 2007)

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