Dean's Professor of Management Science and Operations Management
Tunay Tunca is the Dean’s Professor of Management Science and Operations Management at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland. He received his M.S. in Management Science from University of Rochester, and M.S. in Financial Mathematics and Ph.D. in Business Administration from Stanford University. Prior to joining University of Maryland, he was an Associate Professor of Operations, Information, and Technology at Stanford GSB. Professor Tunca has also been 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 are in economics of operations management focusing on theoretical and empirical analysis of supply chains, innovative operations, and sharing economy business models. His work has won awards and recognitions from Management Science, M&SOM, iFORM, POMS, and CSAMSE. He is the winner of several teaching awards at the Smith School, including the Allen J. Krowe Teaching Excellence Award in 2014 and 2019, and Distinguished Teaching Awards in 2015-2019. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for the journals Management Science and M&SOM.