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In Memoriam

Tayfur Altiok, died on 04/14/2012.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 20 2012 at 1:30 pm at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton.

After the funeral, the burial will take place at Jersey State Memorial Cemetery at 3:30 pm.

Following the burial, we welcome you to the celebration of Tayfur’s life at the Turkish American Community Center in Manalapan beginning at 5:00 pm.

Please feel free to forward our message to friends and colleagues of Tayfur who we may have missed.

Binnur, Eda and Selen Altiok

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton (1:30-2:30pm)
50 Cherry Hill Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
Telephone: (609) 924-1604

Jersey State Memorial Cemetery (3:30-5:00pm)
Route 33 East and Conover Road
Millstone, NJ 07726
Telephone: (732) 292-3089

The Turkish American Community Center (5:00pm)
229 Route 33 East
Manalapan, NJ 07726
Telephone: (732) 449-8855

Professor Altiok joined the faculty of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rutgers in 1983.
Professor Altiok served as chair of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rutgers University for 6 years from 2001 to 2007. He was a Fulbright awardee and had numerous publications including two books in the areas of simulation modeling and performance analysis of manufacturing systems.
Professor Altiok's research and teaching activities included queueing theory, simulation modeling, risk analysis with applications to homeland security, marine ports logistics, safety and security, production lines and supply chain logistics and performance analysis. He developed
numerous decomposition algorithms to analyze complex queueing networks.

Special Requests

Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Tayfur Altiok Memorial Fund at Rutgers University.

The following are the directions for the scholarship donation at this website:


- Select "Make a Gift" on the right handside

- Fill in your personal information

- Under "Designations" , select " Industrial Engineering Special Gift Fund"

- Input the name of the fund "Tayfur Altiok Memorial Fund" in the section "Would you like to support a Fund not listed above or Make a Pledge Payment"

- Select Next and follow up the payment steps

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