Gültekin Kuyzu is a Professor of Supply Chain Management at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program and the PhD Summer Academy Director. He received his B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 2002, and his Ph.D. degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2007.
Dr. Kuyzu’s research interests lie in optimization problems arising in logistics and supply chain operations; such as collaborative logistics, transportation procurement auctions, inventory routing, real-life vehicle routing, network design, and production planning. His research has been published in journals such as Transportation Science, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, and Computers & Operations Research.
Prior to joining ZLC, Dr. Kuyzu was an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at TOBB University of Economics and Technology in Ankara, Turkey; where he also co-founded a software start-up focusing on the development of planning tools for logistics operations. Previously, he worked for four years at Agility, a leading global third-party logistics company, where he developed optimization-based decision support systems and other supply chain solutions for internal and external customers around the world.