Research Interests

  • Healthcare Optimization, Machine Learning, Mathematical Modeling, Nonlinear Optimization, Scheduling, and Heuristic Algorithms


  • Sozuer S., Thommes E., Storer R. H., Predicting Hospital Readmissions by Machine Learning Models, In preparation.
  • Sozuer S., Bai M., Storer R. H., A Sample Gradient Algorithm for the Dynamic Appointment Scheduling Problem, In preparation.
  • Sozuer S., Thiele A.,The State of Robust Optimization, Chapter 5 in the book “International Series in Operations Research & Management Science”, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2016.
  • Sozuer S., Karasan E. O., “Survivable Fiber Optical Network Design”, Master’s thesis, Bilkent University, Ankara, 2015.

Projects/Technical Reports in Industry

  • Selvaraj P., Sozuer S., Demand Based Provider FTE Optimization Model to Minimize Physician Access Time, Geisinger Medical Center, 2017.
  • Sozuer S., Thommes E., Relative Vaccine Effectiveness of Cell-based Versus Standard Influenza Vaccines