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Personal profile

Academic background

Gizem Korpeoglu received her PhD in Economics from Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, and she also holds an MS degree from there. She received her BS degree from Middle East Technical University. Before joining TU/e, she worked at Bilkent University Industrial Engineering Department as an assistant professor and at University College London School of Management as a postdoctoral research fellow.

Research profile

Gizem Korpeoglu is an assistant professor at the Innovation, Technology Entrepreneurship and Marketing (ITEM) group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Her research domain is innovation and operations interface. She studies operational problems in the context of social innovation, business model innovation, socially responsible operations, and competition using game theory and lab experiments. Her papers have appeared at world leading journals such as Management Science, Operations Research, and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. She is a recipient of Irene Curie Fellowship (100,000 euros grant). One of her papers has received the winner award at INFORMS Technology, Innovation Management, and Entrepreneurship Section (TIMES) best working paper competition in 2020, and another one has received the runner-up award in the same competition in 2018. 

She is doing two activities that she enjoys doing most: research and teaching, and learning everyday from her colleagues, students, and friends.  

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

External positions

President Elect, INFORMS Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship Section

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