Ph.D., Production and Operation
Management, Gazi University 1987.
M.Sc., Statistics, Gazi University,
B.A., Business Administration:
Ankara Academy of Economics and
Commercial Sciences, 1980.
Dr. Ruhi has been teaching at the Smith School of Business since the
Fall of 1999. Previously Dr. Ruhi was a professor at Strayer University, from
1993-2001, and served as Department Chair for the School of Business
Administration and Economics at Strayer University’s Prince George’s Campus from
Sep.1998 to Sep.2001. He served as a Faculty Senate member at Strayer University
between 1998-2000. Dr. Ruhi has also taught as an associate faculty member at
the Johns Hopkins University graduate Department of Marketing.
At the University of Maryland, Dr. Ruhi is teaching various
Statistics-related courses and Operation Research. He has taught Statistics,
Mathematics, Business and Quantitative Methods courses as a full time faculty
member in several countries at undergraduate and graduate levels since 1983.
Dr. Ruhi is a recipient of 2006 and 2002 Krowe Teaching Award from
University of Maryland , Robert H. Smith School of Business for excellence in
teaching undergraduate courses in statistics and operation research.
He is a recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award (top 15%) in 2005, Spring
2001, Spring 2000 and Fall 1999 from Robert H. Smith School of Business.
He has reviewed the following books:
Areas of interest
His major areas of interest are optimization, linear programming and
He has conducted seminars in the areas of Acceptance Sampling, Linear
Programming, Quality Circle and the importance of Quality Control in food
Dr. Ruhi has supervised a large number of undergraduate dissertations
in optimization, production planning, and statistical quality control fields.