Murat Tarimcilar is Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of Decision Sciences at The George Washington University School of Business. Tarimcilar also holds an editorial position with INFORMS Transactions on Education. His areas of expertise include multi-criteria decision models, applications of operations research methods in different business settings, Bayesian decision analysis and production rate optimization. His consulting clients include BSA, the World Bank, Bose Corporation, the Department of Defense, the Turkish Finance Ministry, Oscar Meyer and the Venezuela Health Ministry. He was the founding partner and managing director of GST Associates, a process design and strategy consulting company. Tarimcilar received a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Bogazici University in Turkey, a master’s degree in quantitative analysis/operations research and a Ph.D. in business administration and quantitative business analysis from Louisiana State University.