Dr. Özden Tozanlı is a Postdoctoral Associate at the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics. She is a part of the MIT Supply Chain Management program and the MIT Digital Supply Chain Transformation research team. Her primary research interests involve digital supply chain transformation, smart manufacturing, digital twins in IoT-enabled platforms, and closed-loop supply chain management by using data-driven quantitative modeling such as empirical analysis, mathematical modeling, and discrete-event simulation. Dr. Tozanlı currently focuses on the potential impacts of the utilization of leading-edge technologies such as IoT and digital twins across operational and organizational levels along supply chains.
She received her B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering with honors and a minor degree in Computer Engineering, her M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering, and her Ph.D. degree in Technology Management with an Academic Accomplishment Award from the University of Bridgeport. Her teaching and research experiences span over almost a decade and involve undergraduate and graduate industrial engineering and management courses. Dr. Tozanlı authored various academic papers in journals, book chapters, and papers in leading scientific conference proceedings.