• Phone: 617-353-4159
  • E-Mail:  aakkas@bu.edu
  • Office: 601
  • Office Hours:
    Wed. 04:00PM - 05:00PM
  • Address: Boston University Questrom School of Business
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215
  • Education Open or Close

    Ph D, MIT, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, 2015.

    MEng, MIT, Supply Chain Management, 2004.

    BS, Istanbul Technical University, Industrial Engineering, 2000.

  • Current CoursesOpen or Close

    SMG OM323 A4 Operations and Technology Management

    SMG OM323 B4 Operations and Technology Management

  • PublicationsOpen or Close

    Journal Articles:

      Akkas, A., Gaur, V., & Simchi-Levi, D. "Drivers of Product Expiration in Retail Supply Chains" (in revision). Management Science,

    Working Papers:

      Akkas, A., & Pekoz, E. Optimal Batch-sizing of Perishable Products in Two-echelon Supply Chains.

      Akkas, A., & Sahoo, N. "Design of Sales-force Compensation Schemes Considering Product Expiration".

      Akkas, A., & Honhon, D. "Shipment Policies in Two-tier Supply Chains for Perishable Products".

    Other Publications:

      Akkas, A., & Gaur, V. Wipe out Waste.: INFORMS TRANSACTIONS.

  • Research PresentationsOpen or Close

    Invited Lectures:

      Akkas, A. (Author Only), & Sahoo, N. (Author Only). INFORMS Annual Meeting 2016 Nashville, Design of Sales Force Compensation Schemes to Reduce Product Waste. (November 15, 2016).

      Akkas, A. (Author Only), Gaur, V. (Author Only), & Simchi-Levi, D. (Author Only). INSEAD Weekly Seminar Series, Drivers of Product Expiration in Retail Supply Chains, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. (June 24, 2016).

      Akkas, A. (Presenter & Author), Simchi-Levi, D. (Author Only), Gaur, V. (Author Only), & Welsch, R. (Author Only). POMS 2015 Annual Conference, Shipment Policies For Perishable Products In Two-tier Supply Chains, Washington D.C.. (May 8, 2015).

  • Editorial And Review ActivitiesOpen or Close

    Akkas, A. Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers. (September 23, 2013 - Present).

    Akkas, A. Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), Editorial Board Member. (March 10, 2015 - Present).

    Akkas, A. Management Science, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers. (April 17, 2016 - Present).