Associate Professor

Zümbül Atan

Department / Institute
Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences


In a broad sense, Zumbul does research on supply chain management. Her main research interest is on multi-echelon supply chains subject to demand and supply uncertainties. Her objective is to evaluate the consequences of these uncertainties and develop strategies to mitigate their impact. In addition Zumbul does research on revenue management and retail operations. In particular, she is interested in understanding how retailers’ revenue management related decisions complement and substitute the supply chain management decisions. 

Zumbul serves as the research director of the European Supply Chain Forum's Circular Program. She is also serving as the chair of Education Committee-Industrial Engineering at TU/e.  


Zumbul Atan received her PhD in Industrial Engineering in 2010 from Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Lehigh University, PA, USA. She holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering and an MSc in Industrial Engineering from Middle East Technical University (METU) (2002) and Bilkent University (2004), respectively.  

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