Nezih Altay

Associate Professor
Ph.D. Texas A&M University, 2001
1 E. Jackson Blvd.
DePaul Center 7100 Chicago, IL 60604 Office 7015

Academic Degrees

Ph.D.  Texas A&M University, Operations Management, 2001
M.B.A.  University of Texas, Pan American, 1996
B.S.  Bogazici University (Turkey), Chemical Engineering, 1993


Nezih Altay is an associate professor of operations management at the Driehaus College of Business. He holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey, an MBA from the University of Texas-Pan American and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.  Altay has been teaching all aspects of supply chain management and operations management since 1999 to Executives, MBAs and undergraduates. Altay is the director of the M.S. in Supply Chain Management program.​

Altay's research specializes in after-sale service operations, disruption management and humanitarian supply chains. He has published his research in leading academic journals and presented in national and international arenas. He also co-edited two books: Service Parts Management: Demand Forecasting and Inventory Control (2011) and Advances in Managing Humanitarian Operations (2016) both published by Springer. He currently serves as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics & Supply Chain Management, and Senior Editor of Production and Operations Management.