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Nezih Altay

Academic Degrees

PhD, Operations Management, Texas A&M University, 2001
MBA, University of Texas, Pan American, 1996
BS, Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University (Turkey), 1993


Nezih Altay is a professor of operations management and director of the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management Program at the​ Driehaus College of Business. He holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey, an MBA from the University of Texas-Pan American and a PhD from Texas A&M University. Altay has been teaching all aspects of supply chain management and operations management since 1999 to executives, MBA students and undergraduates. Altay is the director of the MS in Supply Chain Management program at the Driehaus College of Business.

Altay's research specializes in after-sale service operations, disruption management and humanitarian supply chains. He has published his research in leading academic journals and presented in national and international arenas. He also co-edited two books: "Service Parts Management: Demand Forecasting and Inventory Control" (2011) and "Advances in Managing Humanitarian Operations" (2016), both published by Springer. He currently serves as the co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics & Supply Chain Management, and as senior editor of Production and Operations Management.​