Erzurumlu is an Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management at
Babson College. He received his PhD in
Supply Chain and Operations Management from McCombs School of Business and M.S.
in Operations Research/Industrial Engineering from Department of Mechanical
Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He holds a B.S. in electrical
and electronics engineering with distinction from Bogazici University.
Sinan’s research interests include technology and
innovation management, supply chain management, entrepreneurship and
sustainability. He investigates the concept and the process of innovation in
supply chains and entrepreneurial firms. His research on supply chains focuses
on competition and collaboration issues for technology development and
deployment. He also examines entrepreneurial innovation management, with a
particular concentration on start-up operations and hedging for survival and
growth, start-up innovation and commercialization strategy. His research has
been published in several journals including Production and Operations
Management, IEEE Transactions, Decision Sciences and Omega.
Sinan teaches courses on
technology and operations management, environmental management and sustainable
business innovation models. He routinely designs and leads workshops on the
definition and refinement of sustainability as a business model. Prior to joining Babson, Sinan
has worked as a project-based consultant for Dell on service operations and as
a research engineer for Center for Space Research at the University of Texas at
Prof. Erzurumlu's selected papers can be
viewed at SSRN and ResearchGate. You can follow him on twitter