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Artificial Intelligence and Data with Abdullah Konak

June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Abdullah Konak is a Professor of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University, Berks.  Dr. Konak received his degrees in Industrial Engineering, B.S. from Yildiz Technical University, Turkey, M.S. from Bradley University, and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to his current position, he taught at Auburn University.  Dr. Konak also held visiting positions at Lehigh University, Cornell University, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Dr. Konak’s primary research interest is in the modeling, analysis, and optimization of complex systems using computational intelligence combined with techniques from probability and statistics and from Operations Research.  He has studied a broad range of topics including network design, reliable system design, cybersecurity, facilities design, green logistics, production management, and data sciences.  Dr. Konak has published papers in leading journals such as Operations Research Letters, Informs Journal on Computing, Europan Journal of Operations Research, Computers and Operations Research, IIE Transactions, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, International Journal of Production Research, and Production Economics.  He has been a principal investigator in sponsored projects from the National Science Foundation, the National Security Agency, the US Department of Labor, and Venture Well.

Dr. Konak currently teaches courses on Database Management Systems, Cybersecurity, Agent Based Modelling, and Entrepreneurship. He is a member of INFORMS and IEEE.

This event starts at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, June 17th.

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Join us live at Noon featuring Abdullah Konak talking about Artificial Intelligence and Data.

Posted by World Affairs Council Of Greater Reading on Thursday, June 11, 2020

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June 17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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