I’m Pelin Cay.

I’m a PhD Candidate in Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Lehigh University. I’m working with Prof. Robert Storer and Asst. Prof. Luis Zuluaga for my doctoral studies. My main research area is nonlinear optimization. I am also a year-round intern in Advanced Analytics Division at SAS Institute. I hold BS and MS degrees in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University, Turkey.


  • Graduate Intern, Advanced Analytics Division, SAS Institute
  • Givens Associate PhD Intern, Argonne National Lab.
  • Co-Op PhD Intern, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
  • Research Assistant, Lehigh University.
  • Project Intern, Intel Corporation.
  • Intern, Medicana International Hopsital, Ankara.

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Top Skills

  • Nonlinear Optimization
  • Optimization under Uncertainty
  • Healthcare Optimization and Organ Transplantation
  • Operations Research and Analytics

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