Özalp Özer


Ashbel Smith Professor
Professor of Management Science
Ph.D., Columbia University

Özalp Özer is Ashbel Smith Professor of Management Science at the Jindal School of Management of the University of Texas at Dallas. He is also an affiliated faculty at MIT Sloan School of Management, where he spent his 2013-14 sabbatical as a visiting professor. Previously he served as a faculty member at Columbia University and Stanford University. His recent research interest is to understand and quantify the role of non-pecuniary issues, such as trust and trustworthiness, in managing global value chains. His general research interest is to investigate the impact of technology and information on product and service development, distribution of goods and services, management and coordination of supply chains, and pricing management. Besides scuba diving, he is passionate about working with researchers and practitioners on the next new `think' that calls for the exciting opportunity to explore, learn and contribute. Özalp has received the Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Accomplishment Award from the Production and Operations Management Society in 2004, and the Eugene Grant Teaching Award at Stanford by vote of students in 2003 and 2004 and at Columbia in 2009. His articles have appeared in journals such as Management Science, Operations Research, and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. He is currently serving as an associate editor for academic journals such as Management Science and Operations Research. He is an active consultant to industry and has consulted companies including Ericsson, General Motors, Hitachi GST, Hewlett Packard, IBM, and Neiman Marcus. He received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from Columbia University. [Download long biography]
Contact Information
The University of Texas at Dallas
Jindal School of Management
Office: JSOM 3.412
800 West Campbell Road

Richardson, Texas 75080-3021

oozer @ utdallas.edu

 Ph.D., Operations Research, Columbia University 
 M.S., Financial Engineering, Columbia University

 M.S., Operations Research, Columbia University

 B.S., Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University
Positions Held
 The University of Texas at Dallas, Jindal School of Management
       Ashbel Smith Professor, 2014 - present
       Professor, 2012 - present
       Associate Professor, 2009 -2012
       Director of  Ph.D. program, 2010 - 2016
 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management
       Visiting Professor, 2013 - 2014
 Columbia University, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
       Associate Professor, 2008 -2009
 Stanford University, Management Science and Engineering
       Consulting Associate Professor, 2007 - 2010       
       Assistant Professor, 2000 - 2007
       Affiliated Faculty, Stanford Global Supply Chain Management Forum, 2000-present
Honors and Awards
 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants, 2016, 2015, 2009, 2006.
 Tutorial Lectures at Informs, 2016, 2012, 2011.
 Named as a Favorite Professor by Top Exec. MBA program students (PoetsandQuants.com), 2015
 Management Science Best Paper Award, 2014
 MIT Sloan School of Management Recognition for Outstanding Teaching, 2014
 Behavioral Operations Management Society Best Paper Award (Runner-up), 2013
 Management Science Meritorious Service Award, 2013
 MS&OM Meritorious Service Award, 2012, 2013
 Recognition for Teaching Excellence, Columbia University (based on student evaluations), 2009

 Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Accomplishment Award, 2004

 Eugene L. Grant for Excellence in Teaching, Stanford University (by student vote), 2004

 Undergraduate Student Teaching Award, Stanford University (by student vote), 2003
External Services
 Associate Editor for Management Science, 2009 - present

 Associate Editor for Operations Research, 2007- present

 Senior Editor for Production and Operations Management, 2003 - present
 Associate Editor for Manufacturing & Service Operations Management,  2010- present
 Associate Editor for International Journal of Inventory Research, 2006 - present

 Advisor to the National Science Foundation, Social, Behav. and Economic Sciences, 2013 - 2016
 Chair of the Supply Chain Management SIG at INFORMS, 2013 - 2015
 Associate Editor for Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, 2008 - 2011
 Secretary and Board Member of the Production and Operations Management Society, 2008 - 2011

 Editorial Board Member for Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2001-2006
Additional Information (Research)