Dr. Senay Solak is an Associate Professor of Operations Management in the Isenberg School of Management at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Solak holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering/Operations Research from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy.
Dr. Solak’s main research interests involve portfolio management for technology and capital investment projects, with specific applications in the nonprofit sector; and air transportation planning. His methods focus on creating value for organizations through better management of the uncertainty in such problems. Dr. Solak’s research has been funded by NSF, NASA, FAA, and other industry organizations, and his work has appeared in various top-tier journals and conference proceedings.
Dr. Solak’s honors include several Best Paper Awards; College Outstanding Researcher Award at University of Massachusetts Amherst; Georgia Tech Supply Chain&Logistics Institute Global Logistics Scholar Award; and the U.S. Naval Academy Distinctive Graduate Award.