Barış Tan is a Professor of Operations Management and Industrial Engineering at Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey.
His areas of expertise are in the design and control of production systems, supply chain management, stochastic modelling, and business model innovation. Barış Tan is the recipient of Turkish Academy of Sciences Distinguished Young Scholar Award, TUBITAK fellowship, NATO Science Fellowship, and best paper awards for his publications. He is the manufacturing area editor Flexible Services and Manufacturing and an associate editor of IISE Transactions.
He received a BS degree in Electrical&Electronics Engineering from Bogazici University, and ME in Industrial and Systems Engineering, MSE in Manufacturing Systems, and PhD in Operations Research from the University of Florida.
He held visiting positions at Harvard University – Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, MIT – Operations Research Center, MIT – Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity, University of Cambridge – Judge Business School, University College London – School of Management, and Politecnico di Milano – Manufacturing and Production Systems. He recently joined the IN4ACT Project at KTU as a Senior Research Fellow.
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