Berna Tokgoz, Ph.D.




Selected Publications

  • Berna Eren Tokgoz, Mahdi Safa, and Seokyon Hwang. “Resilience Assessment of Power Distribution Systems”, International Journal of Civil, Environmental, Structural, Construction and Architectural Engineering, Vol.11 (6), p. 802-807.
  • Burak Cankaya, Ezra Wari, and Berna Eren Tokgoz. “Pilot and Chemical Tanker Scheduling Problem in a Port”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, October 2017.
  • Berna Eren Tokgoz, Seokyon Hwang, and Mahdi Safa. “An Innovative Approach to Increasing Power Distribution Network Resilience”, International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Constructed Infrastructure Facilities, South Korea, July, 2017.
  • Mahdi Safa, Seokyon Hwang, and Berna Eren Tokgoz. “Improving Disaster Resilience of Power Distribution Network Using Photogrammetry Technology”, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference in Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure, Vancouver, CA, June 2017.
  • Burak Cankaya and Berna Eren Tokgoz. “A Comparative Study on Chemical Tanker Scheduling” Industrial and Systems Engineering Annual Research Conference and Expo, Pittsburg, PA, May, 2017.
  • M. Burak Cankaya and Berna Eren Tokgoz. “Understanding Moving Object Patterns with Machine Learning Methods” Industrial and Systems Engineering Annual Research Conference and Expo, Pittsburg, PA, May, 2017.

Education

  • Ph.D. Engineering Management, Old Dominion University
  • M.S. Chemical Engineering, Hacettepe University
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Hacettepe University

Awards & Honors

  • Academic Leadership for Women Engineering NSF ASSIST Travel Grant, 2017.
  • Ihsan Dogramaci Supreme Success Award, 1997.
  • Ranked 1st in Chemical Engineering, Hacettepe University, 1997.
  • Master of Science student Md Morshedul Alam placed 2nd in oral presentation:
    Md Morshedul Alam, Mahdi Safa, Seokyon Hwang, and Berna Eren Tokgoz. “Damage Prediction Methodology for Electric Poles Exposed to Hurricane Winds” 5th Annual Texas Stem Conference, Beaumont, TX, October 2017.
  • Doctor of Engineering student M. Burak Cankaya placed 2nd in student poster presentation:
    Burak Cankaya and Berna Eren Tokgoz. “Vessel Traffic Optimization with Machine Learning using Geospatial Data”, Mission Critical Big Data Analytics Workshop, Prairie View A&M University, May 2016.
  • Senior Design project team placed 2nd in oral presentation:
    Huy Luong, Scorpio Collins, Khalid Almutwa, 3rd Annual Undergraduate Research Expo, Lamar University, 2016.

Certifications

  • Certificate of attendance Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, Lamar University.
  • Certificate of appreciation for serving as a Track Chair at ISERC 2016.
  • The Western Gulf Coast Houston Pilot Association Conference Certificate of Completion, Brownwater University.
  • Certificate on Completion from “Dredging your Docks” conference.
  • Certificate on Completion “Writing & Designing NSF Proposals Workshop” in Houston.
  • Certification of ISA Southeast Texas Section Professional Engineering Ethics Course.

Memberships

  • Member of Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)
  • Member of Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Member of INFORMS