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Sandra Eksioglu

Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering

E-mail address: sde47@ise.msstate.edu
Website: http://www.ise.msstate.edu/faculty/faculty.php?facultyID=26


Dr. Eksioglu's research interests include supply chain optimization, logistics and supply chain management, biomass-to-biofuel supply chain optimization, operations research, and network optimization.

She has published a number of refereed journal papers, book chapters, and conference proceedings. Her research has been published in journals such as IIE Transactions, Computers & Operations Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Computers & Industrial Engineering, etc.


Developing Spreadsheet-Based Decision Support Systems: Using Excel and VBA for Excel

Eksioglu, Sandra
Publisher: Dynamic Ideas
Second Edition,2011
ISBN: 9780975914687
Collaborators: Michelle M.H. Åžeref, Ravindra K. Ahuja, and Wayne L. Winston

A decision support system (DSS) is an intelligent information system that uses data, models it, processes or analyzes it using problem-specific methodologies, and assists the user in the decision-making process through a graphical user interface (GUI). Developing Spreadsheet-Based Decision Support Systems, 2nd Edition, is a comprehensive book that describes how to build decision support systems using the Excel spreadsheet framework and the VBA programming language. Risk Solver Platform for Education, an Excel Add-In, is used for optimization and simulation. This book illustrates complete decision support development applications through several case studies arising in operations research, industrial engineering, management, and business administration. The main contribution of the book is to present all the techniques needed to build complete Excel-based decision support systems in a highly accessible manner through numerous hands-on examples. This book is ideally suited as a textbook for teaching undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in any branch of science, engineering, and management and can also be used as a supplementary reference book or a self-study manual.