Tarkan Tan, Prof. Dr.
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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”.
Fahimnia, B., Arvan, M., Tan, T., & Siemsen, E. (2022). A hidden anchor: The influence of service levels on demand forecasts. Journal of Operations Management.
Huang, X., Tan, T. & Toktay, L. B., 1 Jun 2021, In: Production and Operations Management. 30, 6, p. 1886-1903 18 p.
Howard, C., Marklund, J., Tan, T. & Reijnen, I. C., 19 Feb 2015, In: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 17, 2, p. 142-156
Alp, O., Huh, W. T. & Tan, T., 2014, In: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 16, 1, p. 89-103 15 p.
Hoen, K. M. R., Tan, T., Fransoo, J. C. & Houtum, van, G. J. J. A. N., 2014, In: Transportation Science. 48, 4, p. 592-608 17 p.
Caro, F., Corbett, C. J., Tan, T. & Zuidwijk, R. A., 2013, In: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 15, 4, p. 545-558 14 p.