Prof. Kudret Demirli

Prof. Kudret Demirli

Prof Kudret Demirli

Professor and Chair, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Address: P.O.Box 127788, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Telephone: +971-2-5018397

Fax: +971-(0)2-4472442



  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto (Canada),  1995
  • M.Sc., Operations Research, Cornell University (USA), 1990
  • M.Sc., Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University (Turkey), 1988
  • B.Sc., Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University (Turkey), 1985
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Production Systems
  • Operations Research
  • Lean Systems: Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain, Lean Healthcare
  • Production Systems: Production Planning and Supply Chain Management
  • Quality Control: Intelligent Inspection, Intelligent Control Charts
  • Fuzzy Systems: Theory and applications
  • Applied Optimization: Mathematical modeling of job scheduling, production capacity allocation and supply chains.

Google Scholar  Scopus

  • R. As-ad*, K. Demirli and S. K. Goyal, “Coping with uncertainties in production planning through fuzzy mathematical programming: Application to steel rolling industry”, International Journal of Operational Research, (in press).
  • P. Mehran* and K. Demirli, “Fuzzy Automated Visual Broken Edge Detection”, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Volume 67, Issue 5, 2013, 1113-1125.
  • P. Mehran*, K. Demirli and B. Surgenor, “Fuzzy Machine Vision Based Clip Detection”, Expert Systems, Volume 30, Issue 4, 2013, 352-366.
  • H. Osman* and K. Demirli, “Economic lot and delivery scheduling problem for multi-stage supply chains”, International Journal of Production Economics, 136 (2), 2012, 275–286.
  • H. Osman* and K. Demirli, “Integrated Safety Stock Optimization for Multiple Sourced Stockpoints Facing Variable Demand and Lead Time”, International Journal of Production Economics, 135 (1), 2012, 299-307.
  • K. Demirli and S. Vijayakumar*, “Fuzzy logic based assignable cause diagnosis using control chart patterns”, Information Sciences, 180 (17), 2010, 3258-3272.
  • R. As’ad* and K. Demirli, “Production scheduling in steel rolling mills with demand substitution: Rolling horizon implementation and approximations”, International Journal of Production Economics, 126 (2), 2010, 361-369.
  • H. Al-Wedyan*, R. Bhat and K. Demirli, “Active Control of Whirling Vibrations in BTA Deep Hole Boring Process Using Two Electrodynamic Shakers”, Control and Intelligent Systems, Vol 38, Issue 4, 2010.
  • R. As’ad* and K. Demirli, “A bilinear programming model and a modified branch-and-bound algorithm for production planning in steel rolling mills with substitutable demand”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol 49 (12), 2011, 3731-3749.
  • H. Osman* and K. Demirli, “A bilinear goal programming model and a modified Benders decomposition algorithm for supply chain reconfiguration and supplier selection”, International Journal of Production Economics, 124 (1), 2010, 97-105.
  • A. Yimer* and K. Demirli, “A genetic approach to two-phase optimization of dynamic supply chain scheduling”, Computers and Industrial Engineering, 58 (3), 2010, 411-422.
  • K. Demirli and M. Khoshnejad*, “Autonomous Parallel Parking of a Car-Like Mobile Robot by a Neuro-Fuzzy Sensor-Based Controller”, Fuzzy Sets and Systems 160(19), 2009, 2876-2891.
  • A. Khoukhi* and K. Demirli, “Neuro-fuzzy near-minimum energy parking of car-like mobile robots", Recent advances in Control Systems, Robotics and Automation - Third edition – Vol 2, as well as the International Journal of Factory Automation, Robotics and Soft Computing, 1, 2009, 147-155.
  • A. Yimer* and K. Demirli, “Fuzzy scheduling of job orders in a two-stage flowshop with batch-processing machines”, International Journal of Approximate Reasoning. 50 (1), 2009, 117-137.
  • A. Khoukhi*, L. Baron, M. Balazinski, K. Demirli, Hybrid neuro-fuzzy multi-objective trajectory planning of redundant manipulators, Control and Intelligent Systems, 37 (2), 2009.
  • A. Khoukhi*, L. Baron, M. Balazinski, K. Demirli, Hierarchical neuro-fuzzy optimal time trajectory planning for redundant manipulators, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 21, 2009, 974-984.
  • H. Al-Wedyan*, R. Bhat and K. Demirli, “Whirling vibrations in boring trepanning association deep hole boring process: Analytical and experimental investigations”, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 129, 2007, 48-62.
  • K. Demirli and A. Yimer*, “Fuzzy scheduling of a built-to-order supply chain”, Int. J. of Production Research, Volume 46, Issue 14, 2007, pages 3931 – 3958.
  • M. Alata and K. Demirli, Prediction model for BTA deep hole machining using fuzzy clustering approach: Experimental study, Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 19(6), 2004, 1103–1119.
  • K. Demirli and M. Molhim*, Fuzzy dynamic localization for mobile robots, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 144(2), 2004, 251-366.
  • K. Demirli, I.B. Turksen and M. Molhim*, “Sonar based navigation with Generalized Modus Ponens type fuzzy reasoning”. Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence, 7 (1), 2003, 53-67.
  • K. Demirli, S.X. Cheng* and P. Muthukumaran*, Fuzzy modeling of job sequencing, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 137, 2003, 235-270.
  • M. Alata and C.Y. Su, and K. Demirli, Adaptive control of a class of nonlinear systems with a first order parameterized Sugeno system, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part C, 31(3), 2001, 410 -419.
  • K. Demirli and P. Muthukumaran*, Fuzzy system identification with higher order subtractive clustering, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, 9, 2001, 129-158.
  • K. Demirli and I.B. Turksen, Sonar based mobile robot localization by using fuzzy triangulation, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 33, Issues 2-3, 2000, 109-123.
  • P. Muthukumaran*, K. Demirli, I. Stiharu and R.B. Bhat, Boundary conditioning for structural tuning using fuzzy logic, Computers and Structures, 74 (5), 2000, 547-557.
  • M. Alata*, M. Al Jarrah, K. Demirli, and A.A. Bulgak, Fuzzy gain scheduling for position control of a robot manipulator, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, 8, 2000, 111-120.
  • K. Demirli, M. Molhim*, and A. A. Bulgak, Possibilistic sonar modeling for mobile robots, International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge Based Systems, 7(2), 1999, 173-198.
  • K. Demirli and B. De Baets, Basic properties of implicators in a residual framework, TATRA Mountains Mathematical Publications, Mathematical Institute of Slovak Academy of Science, 16, 1999, 31-46. 

* indicates student author