Azamat Kibekbaev


Assistant Professor

Academic Areas: Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning, Applications of Operation Research to Environmental Problems, Scheduling and Innovation Management, Project Management and Manufacturing, Production Planning and Control, Data Mining applications and Forecasting (Churn, Fraud, Direct Marketing and Credit Risk)

Courses Taught: Strategic Business Analytics, Data Mining



Azamat Kibekbaev received his B.S. from Fatih University in 2011 and a M.S. from the same University in 2013 both in Industrial Engineering Department. He is doing his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering (Machine Learning) at Özyeğin University since 2013. From 2013 to 2016 he worked at Deniz Bank in Istanbul, eventually as a Senior Data Scientist. His research interests span both data science and machine learning applications in banking and healthcare systems. Much of his work has been on improving banking system mainly through the application of data mining, statistics, and performance evaluation.


  • PhD of Engineering 2013 – 2018 (May), Özyeğin University
    Department of Industrial Engineering
  • Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) 2011-2013, Fatih University
    Department of Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) 2007-2011, Fatih University
    Department of Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of Administrative Science (B.A.) 2007-2011, Fatih University
    Department of Management (Minor)


Research Experience:
  • Pames Footwear Company, Istanbul March 2010-September 2010
    Operation Research Application to Increase Production Capacity & Efficiency
  • Rodi Textile Company, Istanbul September 2010-2011
    Logistic Management in Textile Retailer Business, Supervisor: Professor Fahrettin Eldemir
  • Fatih University, Istanbul August 2010- 2011
    Automation Technologies in Production System, Mechatronics Lab, Supervisor: Professor Fahrettin Eldemir
  • Fatih University, Istanbul August 2011- 2012
    Implementation of student satisfaction index model in higher education institutions, Supervisor: Associate Professor Ali Turkyilmaz
  • Fatih University, Istanbul September 2011- 2013
    Design and analysis of a new open innovation system (Master thesis), Supervisor: Professor Ali Turkyilmaz
  • Özyeğin University, Istanbul January 2014- September 2014,
    Benchmarking regression algorithms for EAD modeling (JORS proceeding)
    Supervisor: Professor Ekrem Duman




  • PAMES Footwear Company, Production Planning Department July- August 2010
  • SGEM Company, Mega Structure Department, Kyrgyzstan July-September 2010
  • Work and Travel, Alabama- Boston, USA July-October 2009
  • Fifth World Water Form 2009, Minister Assistant, Istanbul March-April 2008
  • TUSKON Trade Organization, Trade Operation, Istanbul April 2008-2009
  • TUSKON Trade Organization, Translator, Istanbul 2007-2013
  • ERENRAF Company, Production Planning department, Istanbul January-May 2013
  • Medipol Mega Hospital, Human resource department, Istanbul May-September 2013
  • Denizbank, Project assistant, Istanbul September 2014-2016

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