Tolga Aydinliyim is an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, The City University of New York. He also serves as the Operations and Decision Analytics Area Coordinator of the Zicklin PhD program in Business. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences at the Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon. He earned a PhD in Operations Research from Case Western Reserve University, and a BS in Industrial Engineering from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey.
Professor Aydinliyim’s research interests are broadly in operations and supply chain management, with particular interest in operations-marketing-economics interface, retail operations, revenue management and pricing, closed-loop supply chain management, and scheduling and capacity allocation in supply chains. His research papers have appeared in premier operations management journals such as Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Decision Sciences, and European Journal of Operational Research. He serves as an Associate Editor of Decision Sciences.
A complete list of published and working papers are available at http://ssrn.com/author=896770
“Managing Opportunistic Returns in Retail Operations” with M.S. Altug and Aditya Jain. 2020. Management Science.
“Inventory Disclosure in Online Retailing” with M.S. Pangburn and E. Rabinovich. 2017. European Journal of Operational Research. 261(1) pp. 195-204.
“Counteracting Strategic Purchase Deferrals: The Impact of Online Retailers’ Return Policy Decisions” with M.S. Altug. 2016. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 18(3) pp. 276-392.
“Managing Engineering Design for Competitive Sourcing in Closed-Loop Supply Chains” with N.N. Murthy. 2016. Decision Sciences. 47(2) pp. 25-297.
“Benchmark Schedules for Subcontracted Operations: Decentralization Inefficiencies that Arise from Competition and First-Come-First-Served Processing” with G.L. Vairaktarakis. Decision Sciences. 48(4) pp. 675-690.
“A Cooperative Savings Game Approach to a Time Sensitive Capacity Allocation and Scheduling Problem” with G.L. Vairaktarakis. 2013. Decision Sciences. 44(2) pp. 357-376.
“Reducing Packaging Waste and Cost via Consumer Price Discounts” with M.S. Pangburn. 2012. Decision Sciences.43(6) pp. 1063-1089.
“Coordination of Outsourced Operations to Minimize Weighted Flow Time and Capacity Booking Costs” with G.L. Vairaktarakis. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 2010. 12(2) pp. 236-255.
Associate Editor: Decision Sciences (2019 – present)
PSC CUNY Award: Cycles 45, 49, 50 (2014, 2018, 2019)
Summer Research Support, Manufacturing 21, PI: Nagesh N. Murthy (2010, 2011, 2013)
Summer Research Grant, University of Oregon (2010, 2011, 2012)
Summer Research Award, Center for Sustainable Business Practices, University of Oregon (2008)
INFORMS Future Academician Colloquium (2006)
Endowment-Sponsored Mentorship Program and V-Fund Travel Grant, Case Western Reserve University (2005, 2006)
Summer Research Grant, Case Western Reserve University (2004, 2005, 2006)