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Research profile

Zumbul Atan’s main research interest is on multi-echelon supply chains subject to demand and supply uncertainties. The objective is to identify strategies to mitigate the impact of these uncertainties. Zumbul Atan also does research on revenue management and retail operations.

 

Academic background

Zumbul Atan received her PhD in Industrial Engineering in 2010 from Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Lehigh University, PA, USA. She holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering and an MSc in Industrial Engineering from Middle East Technical University (METU) (2002) and Bilkent University (2004), respectively.  

Affiliated with

Partners in (semi-)industry

eSCF Companies and DATA2MOVE Companies

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Costs Engineering & Materials Science
Assembly Systems Mathematics
Stochastic Demand Mathematics
Cost functions Engineering & Materials Science
Electric power distribution Engineering & Materials Science
Supply chains Engineering & Materials Science
Pricing Mathematics
Bundle Mathematics

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Research Output 2005 2019

25 Citations (Scopus)

Bundle pricing of inventories with stochastic demand

Bulut, Z., Gürler, U. & Sen, A., 2009, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 197, 3, p. 897-911 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Stochastic Demand
Pricing
Bundle
Sales
Reservation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Note on "The Backroom Effect in Retail Operations"

Atan, Z. & Erkip, N., Nov 2015, In : Production and Operations Management. 24, 11, p. 1833-1834

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Cost functions
Retail operations
Cost function
Continuous review
Backorder
10 Citations (Scopus)

Setting planned leadtimes in customer-order-driven assembly systems

Atan, Z., Kok, de, A. G., Dellaert, N. P., Janssen, F. B. S. L. P. & Boxel, van, R., 2016, In : Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 18, 1, p. 122-140

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Lead time
Assembly systems
Costs
Heuristics
Penalty
174 Citations (Scopus)

OR/MS models for supply chain disruptions: a review

Snyder, L. V., Atan, Z., Peng, P., Rong, Y., Schmitt, A. J. & Sinsoysal, B., 1 Feb 2016, In : IIE Transactions. 48, 2, p. 89-109 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Supply chains
Uncertainty

Heuristics for base-stock levels in multi-echelon distribution networks

Rong, Y., Atan, Z. & Snyder, L. V., 2017, In : Production and Operations Management. 26, 9, p. 1760-1777 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Electric power distribution
Agglomeration
Decomposition
Distribution network
Base stock

Prizes

Best Master Lecturer at TU/e

Zümbül Atan (Recipient), 2014

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Editorial activity

OR Spektrum (Journal)

Zümbül Atan (Editorial board member)
Feb 2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Courses

Supply chain management

1/09/13 → …

Course

Student theses

Accurate response to fluctuating demand with regard to promotions in the online retailing industry

Author: Kiemeneij, N., 31 Jan 2018

Supervisor: Atan, Z. (Supervisor 1), Mutlu, N. (Supervisor 2) & Firat, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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A decision supportive profit maximization model for production-to-facility allocation: a case study at DSM coating resins

Author: Jacobs, B., 30 Nov 2014

Supervisor: Atan, Z. (Supervisor 1) & Arts, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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A decision support tool for supplying capital goods

Author: Megens, J., 30 Sep 2016

Supervisor: van Ooijen, H. (Supervisor 1) & Atan, Z. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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A framework for supply chain planning in make-to-forecast environments

Author: Kraaij, M., 31 Oct 2016

Supervisor: de Kok, A. (Supervisor 1) & Atan, Z. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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A generic model for comparing suppliers on total cost of ownership with focus on cost of non-quality

Author: Jongen, L., 31 Jul 2016

Supervisor: Atan, Z. (Supervisor 1) & Arts, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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