Research Interests

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


  • Sozuer S., Bai M., Storer R. H.,Simulation-Based Optimization of Dynamic Scheduling of Outpatient Appointments with Patient No-shows and Provider Lateness, 2022.  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

  • Sozuer S., Thommes E., Storer R. H., Chit A., The Role of Pneumonia and Influenza in 30-Day Preventable Hospital Readmissions: Burden and Predictive Factors via Machine Learning.
  • Sozuer S., Thommes E., Relative Vaccine Effectiveness of Cell-based Versus Standard Influenza Vaccines, Sanofi Pasteur, 2018.
  • Sozuer S., Selvaraj P., Demand Based Provider Optimization Model to Minimize Physician Access Time, Geisinger Medical Center, 2017.