Hakan Orbay Research Award Ceremony

Hakan Orbay Research Award Ceremony 

This year we have organized the 9th Hakan Orbay Research Award Competition, commemorating our beloved Hakan Orbay, the late faculty member of Sabanci Business School.

Umut Dur (Professor at North Carolina State University) received Young Researcher Award with his paper which is written with Julien Combe, Olivier Tercieux, Camille Terrier, M. Utku ÜnverMarket Design for Distributional Objectives in (Re)assignment: An Application to Improve the Distribution of Teachers in Schools’’

Ece Yegane (PhD student at University of Maryland) received PhD Student Award with her paper which is “Stochastic choise with limited memor’’


Award will be presented to winner with a ceremony via Zoom, the program details are:

Date: December 12, 2022 Monday


  • 6:00-6:15 pm: Opening – Welcoming remarks by Prof. Dr. Benan Zeki Orbay & Prof. Dr. Nihat Kasap  
  • 6:15-7:00 pm: Presentation of the Young Researcher Award Paper-Umut Dur
  • 7:00-7:45 pm: Presentation of the PhD Student Award Paper-Ece Yegane
  • 7:45-8.00 pm: Closing remarks


Link: https://sabanciuniv.zoom.us/j/96623611981
Zoom Meeting ID: 966 2361 1981


Award Jury

Benan Zeki Orbay, Istanbul Bilgi University

İzak Atiyas, Sabancı University

Eren İnci, Sabancı University

Aziz Şimşir, Sabancı University

Koray Deniz Şimşek, Rollins College

Yiğit Atılgan, Sabancı University

Tayfun Sönmez, Boston College

Melsa Ararat, Founding Director of Sabancı University Corporate Governance Forum of Turkey & Advisory Board Member