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Dr. Şebnem Yılmaz Balaman

Dr. Şebnem Yılmaz Balaman
Visiting Researcher


Email 
 t-yilmaz-s@aston.ac.uk

Profile

I am awarded a post-doc scholarship by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and joined Aston University, Project & Supply Chain Management Research Group in September 2015 as a visiting researcher. In the scope of my post doctoral research in Aston University, I study on the design and assessment of bioenergy supply chains in a sustainable manner focusing on environmental impacts.

 Qualifications and Education 

  •  PhD in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Turkey, 2014
  • MSc in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Eskişehir, Turkey,  2009
  • BSc in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Eskişehir, Turkey, 2007

Employment

  • March 2009 – November 2014: Research Assistant,  Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Turkey
  • November 2014– Date: Assistant Professor,  Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Turkey

 Research Interests

  • Supply Chain Design and Management
  • Bioenergy Supply Chains
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Engineering Economics
  • Investment Analyses
  • Mathematical Programming
  • Multi Objective Decision Making
  • Fuzzy Decision Making

Publications

 Journal Articles

  • Şebnem Yılmaz Balaman, Hasan Selim,"A Decision Model for Cost Effective Design of Biomass Based Green Energy Supply Chains", Bioresource Technology, 2015, 191, 97-109
  • Hasan Selim, Mualla Gonca Yunusoglu, Şebnem Yılmaz Balaman "A Dynamic Maintenance Planning Framework Based on Fuzzy TOPSIS and FMEA: Application in an International Food Company", Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/qre.1791
  • Şebnem Yılmaz Balaman, Hasan Selim,"A network design model for biomass to energy supply chains with anaerobic digestion systems", Applied Energy, 2014, 130, 289-304
  • Şebnem Yılmaz Balaman, Hasan Selim,"A fuzzy multiobjective linear programming model for design and management of anaerobic digestion based bioenergy supply chains", Energy, 2014, 74, 928-940
  • Sebnem Yılmaz, Hasan Selim,"A Review on the Methods for Biomass to Energy Conversion Systems Design", Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2013, 25,420-430
  • Şebnem Yılmaz, Nimetullah Burnak,"An Economic Approach to the Management of High Quality Processes", Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 2013,29(5),681-690

 Book Chapters

Şebnem Yılmaz Balaman, Hasan Selim, Biomass to energy supply chain network design: An overview of models, solution approaches and applications, In: Handbook of Bioenergy: Bioenergy Supply Chain - Models and Applications (eds Sandra Duni Eksioglu, Steffen Rebennack, Panos Pardalos), Springer, pp. 1-35, ISBN 978-3-319-20092-7

Conference Papers

  • Şebnem Yılmaz Balaman, Hasan Selim, "A Novel Approach to Local Level Design of Bioenergy Supply Chains Integrated with District Heating Systems", In the proceedings (CD) of the 7th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium, Valenciennes, France, April 2015
  • Şebnem Yılmaz Balaman, Hasan Selim,"Multiobjective Optimization of Biomass to Energy Supply Chains in an Uncertain Environment", 24th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE 24), Budapest, Hungary, June 2014, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 33, 2014,1267-1272
  • Şebnem Yılmaz Balaman, Hasan SELİM,"Design of Local Biomass to Energy Supply Chains with District Heating Systems under Uncertainty", In the proceedings (CD) of the 20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies, Barcelona, Spain, July 2014
  • Şebnem Yılmaz, Hasan Selim,"A Feasibility Study on Constructing Biomass to Energy Conversion Plants in Izmir Region", In the proceedings (CD) of the International IIE Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2013
  • Şebnem Yılmaz, Hasan Selim,"A System Design for Biomass to Energy Conversion Plants", In the proceedings (CD) of the 3rd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2012
  • Şebnem Yılmaz, Hasan Selim,"Optimal Sizing of Biomass to Energy Conversion Systems: A Review", In the proceedings (CD) of the 13th International Conference on Econometrics, Operations Research and Statistics, Famagusta, , T.R.C.N., May 2012