M. Hakan Hekimoglu

Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management and Analytics, Director of the Lally PhD Program
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Dr. Hekimoglu's research addresses interdisciplinary problems at the interface of supply chain management, finance and analytics with an emphasis on managing uncertainty and risk in complex supply chain problems. As a versatile researcher, he employs both mathematical and empirical methodologies in formulating and analyzing problems that exhibit disruption risk as well as uncertainties in various forms (e.g., supply, demand, quality, price, information). Industry collaborations have a key role in his process of developing practically relevant research questions.

Dr. Hekimoglu has published papers in prominent journals such as Manufacturing & Service Operations ManagementProduction and Operations Management, and Decision Sciences. He has been the recipient of several awards and honors: Recipient of the A. W. Lawrence Junior Development Fellowship (2020), runner-up in the MSOM iFORM Best Paper Award (2018), awardee at the Trustee Celebration of Faculty Achievement at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2017), and recipient of the Best Published Paper Award from Lally School of Management (2016). Dr. Hekimoglu's research has also been featured in prestigious non-academic outlets including ForbesRobertParker.com, and London International Vintners Exchange (Liv-ex).

Education & Training
  • PhD in Supply Chain Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • MA in Economics, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • MS in Finance, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
  • BS in Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
Other affililations: Industrial and Systems Engineering


The following is a selection of recent publications in Scopus. M. Hakan Hekimoglu has 6 indexed publications in the subjects of Business, Management and Accounting, Decision Sciences, Engineering.

Mert Hakan Hekimoğlu, John H. Park, Burak Kazaz
Decision Sciences
, 55
, 2024
, pp.33-56
Mert Hakan Hekimoğlu, Burak Kazaz, Scott Webster
Springer Series in Supply Chain Management
, 12
, 2022
, pp.141-156
Mert Hakan Hekimoğlu, Burak Kazaz
Production and Operations Management
, 29
, 2020
, pp.2096-2120
Shailesh J. Divey, Mert Hakan Hekimoglu, T. Ravichandran
2019 IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Conference, TEMSCON 2019
, 2019
Ayşe Kocabıyıkoğlu, Celile Itır Göğüş, Mert Hakan Hekimoğlu
Decision Sciences
, 49
, 2018
, pp.225-249
Mert Hakan Hekimoǧlu, Burak Kazaz, Scott Webster
Manufacturing and Service Operations Management
, 19
, 2017
, pp.202-215

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Awards and Honors

  • Recipient of the A. W. Lawrence Junior Development Fellowship, RPI, 2020
  • Finalist in the MSOM iFORM Best Paper Award, 2018
  • Awardee at the Trustee Celebration of Faculty Achievement, RPI, 2017
  • Recipient of the Best Published Paper Award from the Lally School of Management, RPI, 2016
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