Research Seminar: Measuring Demand Forecasting Errors in EOQ Environments
Sevket Gunter is an Assistant Professor in the Operations Management & Information Systems Area of the Department of Management of Bogazici University. He previously taught as an Assistant Professor at West Viginia University, WV, at Temple University, PA in the USA. He holds BA degrees in Mathematics, in Economics and in Business from Colby College, ME, an MA degree in Economics from the University of Rochester, NY, and a PhD degree in Operations Management from Syracuse University, NY. Dr. Gunter was a founding partner of Teknix Inc., a Philadelphia-based global financial forecasting consulting firm, and one of the founders of Rooster Graphics, a PA-based local graphic/website design firm. His primary research interests are in the areas of forecasting, production planning and project management. He is among the top-ten most-published researchers in the world in the area of the "combinations of forecasts". His research has appeared in International Journal of Production Research, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Forecasting, Journal of Forecasting, Economic and Financial Modelling, Economic and Financial Computing (plus one that was accepted for publication by Management Science, and 9 other referreed papers published in the proceedings of various international conferences). He was an invited speaker or session/track organizer in several International Symposia on Forecasting (ISF) as well as being a member of the Organizing Committee of the 16th International Symposium on Forecasting in Istanbul. Dr. Gunter is also the developer of MAPACS and OPCIL software for Operations, COMFOR, TSG and ODSOX software for forecasting, and REACTION software for event studies.