Making Decision Sciences Relevant

Tevfik Aktekin receives Excellence in Teaching award

Monday, January 23, 2017
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Tevfik Aktekin, associate professor of decision sciences at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, has received an Excellence in Teaching award for 2016.

In this video, Aktekin explains decision science in terms of how people solve problems in the business world and how he tries to make that relevant to students.

“I deal with these puzzles. Puzzles as in I to come up with algorithms or models that will solve the problem," he says. "So for me, success is that.”

This article is part of the series:

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A look at those who have been honored with faculty excellence awards