Assistant Professor of Operations Management
Subject Area(s): Operations Management
Mumin Kurtulus is assistant professor of operations management at Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. He joined Vanderbilt in 2005 after getting his PhD in Operations Management from INSEAD in France. Professor Kurtulus’ research focuses on retail supply chains with focus on manufacturer-retailer collaboration practices in the consumer goods industry. His articles have appeared in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, and ECR Journal. Professor Kurtulus has presented at conferences worldwide, received the Wickham Skinner Best Paper Award in 2006, the gold medal in the 2004 ECR Student Paper Competition and was a finalist for the EURO/INFORMS 2003 Management Science Strategic Innovation Prize.
Professor Kurtulus is teaching various classes at Owen Graduate School of Management including the Core Operations Management Class in the MBA and Executive MBA (EMBA) Programs as well as an Elective on Supply Chain Management in the MBA Program. In addition, he has also been teaching in various custom designed executive programs.
Professor Kurtulus was born in Bulgaria, lived in Turkey (11 years) and France (5 years) before moving to United States. Currently, he lives in Nashville Tennessee.
PhD in Operations Management, INSEAD, 2005
M.S. in Management, INSEAD, 2002
M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University, 2000
B.S. in Physics, Koc University, 1998
Supply Chain Management
Supply chain management with focus on manufacturer-retailer collaboration practices in the consumer goods industry.
Area(s) of Expertise:
Supply chain management, collaborative forecasting in supply chains, category captainship implementations, retail assortment planning and commodity procurement strategies.