Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cagdas Hakan Aladag is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Science, Department of Statistics, Operational Research Section at Hacettepe University. He has also worked as a visiting scholar at Knowledge/Intelligence Systems Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto. He has been teaching full-time at Hacettepe University, generally teaching operation research, computer programming, statistics, intelligent optimization techniques, soft computing methods and integer programming courses. He has given seminars on these topics in various universities in Turkey and other countries in Europe.
He is an expert in heuristic algorithms and soft computing methods with special emphasis on time series forecasting. He has many publications including refereed journal papers, book chapters and books in these and related fields. He has also many International conference presentations. In the literature, he has proposed various advanced forecasting techniques, which are based on heuristic algorithms, computational methods and fuzzy logic, to solve different forecasting problems from different application areas. He has served as Member of the scientific committee of different International conferences, and he is a Reviewer for many International journals and conferences. Moreover, he is a Member of Editorial Boards of some respectful International journals. In addition, he has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Fuzzy Systems Association, of Turkish Statistical Association, and of Hacettepe University Traffic and Road Safety Training and Research Center. He is Vice Manager of Life Long Learning Center of Hacettepe University. He has also fellowships in several societies including Operational Research Society and The International Institute of Forecasters.
Artificial neural networks, Heuristic algorithms, Time series forecasting, Fuzzy time series and Advanced statistical approaches.