M. Hakan Hekimoglu

Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management and A. W. Lawrence Junior Development Fellow, Lally School of Management

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 Management, Production 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 Forbes, RobertParker.com, and London International Vintners Exchange (Liv-ex).

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PhD in Supply Chain Management,
Syracuse University

MA in Economics,
Syracuse University

MS in Finance,
Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

BS in Industrial Engineering,
Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Research Focus
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics
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  • Hekimoglu, M.H., J. Park, B. Kazaz. 2022. Service at risk in delivery operations. Decision Sciences, forthcoming.
  • Hekimoglu, M.H., B. Kazaz, S. Webster. 2022. Wine Analytics: Futures or Bottles? Agricultural Supply Chain Management Research edited by O. Boyabatlı, B. Kazaz, C.S. Tang, Springer Series in Supply Chain Management, vol 12. Springer, Cham.
  • Hekimoglu, M.H., B. Kazaz. 2020. Analytics for wine futures: Realistic prices. Production and Operations Management 29(9) 2096-2120.
  • Kocabiyikoglu, A., C.I. Gogus, M.H. Hekimoglu. 2018. The impact of decision types on revenue management decisions: An experimental study. Decision Sciences 49(2) 225-249.
  • Hekimoglu, M.H., B. Kazaz, S. Webster. 2017. Wine analytics: Fine wine pricing and selection under weather and market uncertainty. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 19(2) 202-215.