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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Gordon Ford College of Business Staff - Ismail Civelek

Dr. Ismail Civelek

Dr. Ismail Civelek

Assistant Professor - Management

Office:  GH 208
Phone:  745-6174


Dr. Civelek’s areas of expertise are manufacturing and service operations management, queueing theory, simulation and revenue management. He applies queueing theory, simulation and stochastic optimization to examine decision-making by individuals and organizations in problems motivated by various industry applications. Dr. Civelek has taught numerous undergraduate and MBA courses at Carnegie Mellon University and Northwestern University such as Production and Operations Management, Statistics, Simulation, Quality Control and Operations Research


Ph.D., Operations Management and Manufacturing, Carnegie Mellon University
M.S., Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University
B.S., Industrial Engineering, Bilkent Universitesi

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