Doç. Dr. Gürhan Kök

KÜMPEM Forum- Academic Director

Since 2003, Dr. Gürhan Kök has been working as a lecturer at Duke University Fuqua Business School in North Carolina, USA. He received his Ph.D. from the Wharton School of Business in Pennsylvania in 2003, and his BS and MS in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University in 1996-98.

Associate Professor Gürhan Kök conducts research on supply chain management, retail operations, inventory and product diversity management.Regarding these, he has conducted joint studies with companies such as Nine West, Best Buy, BE Ahold and AeroSpace in United States and with Unilever, Beymen and İpekyol in Turkey.

His research has been published in Management Science, Operations Research, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management journals. In 2011,Dr. Kök received the “Marie Curie International Fellowship award from the European Union. In 2003, he won an award in the research competition organized by the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science and in 2005 the Junior Faculty Research Competition. Dr. Kök is also a member of the editorial staff of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) and Production and Operations Management Society (POM) journals.