Tarkan Tan is a full professor of the Chair of Sustainable Operations Management at the Department of Business Administration of the University of Zurich since September 2022. Prior to that, he worked at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and also taught at the Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management program of TIAS Business School in Tilburg. He received his Ph.D. from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara. He spent one year at Columbia University, New York, as a Fulbright scholar, and he has spent academic terms at the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Sydney Business School as a visiting scholar. He served as the director of the Operations Management and Logistics (OML) MSc program of TU/e and as an executive board member of the European Supply Chain Forum. Prof. Tan has served as guest and associate editor for some journals in his field and currently serves as an associate editor for the Manufacturing & Service Operations Management journal. His research interests include inventory theory, capacity management, spare parts management, and supply chain management with a particular focus on sustainability. Prof. Tan has been collaborating intensively with the industry mainly through his students and postdoctoral research fellows, and has acquired funds for several projects with the industry. He has published articles in academic journals such as Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, IISE Transactions, and Transportation Science, and co-edited a book entitled “Sustainable Supply Chains: A Research-based Textbook on Operations and Strategy”.
Patil, V., Tan, T., Rispens, S., Dabadghao, S., & Demerouti, E. (2022). Sustainable Manufacturing and Service Economics, 100003.
Transitioning to Sustainable Freight Transportation by Integrating Fleet Replacement and Charging Infrastructure Decisions
Alp, O., Tan, T. & Udenio, M., 1 Jun 2022, In: Omega : The International Journal of Management Science. 109, 19 p., 102595.
Using imperfect advance demand information in lost-sales inventory systems with the option of returning inventory
A survey of maintenance and service logistics management: classification and research agenda from a maritime sector perspective
Boukherroub, T., Bouchery, Y., Corbett, C. J., Fransoo, J. C. & Tan, T., 2017, Sustainable supply chains: A research-based textbook on operations and strategy. Bouchery, Y., Corbett, C. J., Fransoo, J. C. & Tan, T. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 43-64 22 p. (Springer Series in Supply Chain Management; vol. 4).
Heuristics for multi-item two-echelon spare parts inventory control subject to aggregate and individual service measures
Impact of coordination on costs and carbon emissions for a two-echelon serial economic order quantity problem
Bouchery, Y., Corbett, C. J., Fransoo, J. C. & Tan, T., 2017, Sustainable supply chains: A research-based textbook on operations and strategy. Bouchery, Y., Corbett, C. J., Fransoo, J. C. & Tan, T. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 1-12 (Springer Series in Supply Chain Management; vol. 4).
Tan, T. & Alp, O., Jan 2016, In: Omega : The International Journal of Management Science. 58, p. 26-32 7 p.
Tan, T., 20 Oct 2016
A survey of maintenance and service logistics management : classification and research agenda from a maritime sector perspective
Inventory control in a spare parts distribution system with emergency stocks and pipeline information
Dellaert, N. P., Flapper, S. D. P., Tan, T. & Jeunet, J., 2012, Operations Research Proceedings 2011 : Selected Papers of the International Conference on Operations Research (OR 2011), August 30 - September2, Zurich, Switzerland. Klatte, D., Lüthi, H-J. & Schmedders, K. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, p. 463-468 (Operations Research Proceedings).
An exact solution procedure for multi-item two-echelon spare parts inventory control problem with batch ordering in the central warehouse
Heuristics for multi-item two-echelon spare parts inventory control problem with batch ordering in the central warehouse
Tales of a so(u)rcerer : optimal sourcing decisions under alternative capacitated suppliers and general cost structures