Dr. Elif Kongar is an Assistant Professor at Bridgeport University. Her research interests are in sustainability, energy and environment, environmentally conscious manufacturing, product recovery, disassembly systems, and multiple criteria decision making. Dr. Kongar is the author of numerous journal and conference papers, and has presented her work at various national and international conferences. She is a member of the ASEE, SWE, Scientific Research Society, Sigma Xi, the Industrial Engineering Honor Society, Alpha Pi Mu, the Phi Beta Delta Honor Society and the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Dr. Kongar received her BS and MS degrees in industrial engineering from Yildiz Technical University, and PhD degree in industrial engineering from Northeastern University. Before joining Bridgeport University, Dr. Kongar was an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at Yildiz Technical University where she was also the Coordinator and Lecturer of the Logistics certificate program.