Professor of Management Science and Operations Management
Tunay Tunca is a Professor of Management Science and Operations Management at Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland. He received his MS in Financial Mathematics and PhD in Business Administration from Stanford University, MS in Management Science from the University of Rochester, and BS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics with honors from Bogazici University. Prior to joining University of Maryland, he was an Associate Professor of Operations, Information, and Technology at Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. Professor Tunca also held positions as a visiting scholar at the Sloan School of Business at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania, Yahoo Inc., and Hewlett-Packard. His research interests include economics of operations and technology management, theoretical and empirical analysis of procurement contracts and processes, forecasting, risk and financing in supply chains, and economics of security. His work has been recognized in Management Science, M&SOM, and CSAMSE best paper award competitions. He is the winner of several teaching awards including the 2014 Allen J. Krowe Teaching Excellence Award, and 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award.