Having studied and taught at universities in both the U.S. and Turkey, Professor Burcu Tan brings an international focus to her work at the Freeman School that benefits both students and the researchers with whom she collaborates.
Professor Tan's research focuses on two-sided markets, supply chain management, product development, and system dynamics.
Professor Tan teaches Spreadsheet Modeling to undergraduates
and Operations Management in the MBA program.
Tan, B., E. G. Anderson, J. S. Dyer, and G. G. Parker, “Evaluating System Dynamics Models of Risky Projects Using Decision Trees: Alternative Energy Projects as an Illustrative Example,” System Dynamics Review, 26 (1), 2010.
Chen, W. and B. Tan, "Dynamic Procurement from Multiple Suppliers with Random Capacities", Forthcoming at Annals of Operations Research
Professor Tan values the days when former students tell her about how the skills they learn in her classes have helped them secure jobs.
Education & Affiliations
McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D. in Operations Management
Bogazici University, M.S. in Industrial Engineering
Bogazici University, B.S. in Industrial Engineering
Performing music from the Middle East and Balkans