Sinan Erzurumlu is an Assistant Professor of Technology and Operations Management at Babson College. His areas of expertise and research interests include technology management, supply chain management and sustainability/entrepreneurship. His ongoing research on the interface of technology management and supply chain management focuses on exploring the strategic value of innovation and managing innovations in supply chains (e.g. problems involving collaborative product development; technology commercialization; licensing; and incentive mechanisms in the introduction and adoption of innovations.) Sinan’s research on sustainability and entrepreneurship examines problems involving clean technology startups and the role of operational decisions in risk reduction and financing. He also investigates the sustainable supply chain design from the environmental and social perspectives.
Dr. Erzurumlu received his Ph.D. in Supply Chain and Operations Management from McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He has a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bogazici University, and a M.Sc. in Operations Research from the University of Texas at Austin. At Babson Sinan teaches Operations Management and an elective course, Business and the Environment, on environmental management and sustainable business innovations to undergraduate and graduate students. Prior to joining Babson, Sinan also 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 Austin.
Dr. Erzurumlu's papers can be viewed at the SSRN site.