Faculty & Research

Baris Ata

Professor of Operations Management

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Chicago, IL 60637

Baris Ata, Professor of Operations Management, takes a problem-driven approach to bridge the theory and practice of operations management. Ata uses stochastic models to study Delivery of Healthcare Services, Sustainable Operations, Management of Manufacturing and Service Operations, Queueing Theory and Revenue Management. His research has been recognized by the Best Paper in Service Science Award, INFORMS (2009) and William Pierskalla Best Paper Award, INFORMS (2015). He is a recipient of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Young Scholar Prize, INFORMS (2015).

Prior to joining Booth, Ata was a faculty member at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University for ten years, where he taught Operations Management, Operations Strategy, and Analytical Decision Modeling with Spreadsheets. Ata received his Ph.D. degree in Operations, Information, and Technology from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University in 2003. Prior to his academic career, he worked for McKinsey & Co.

Ata serves as an Associate Editor for Mathematics of Operations Research, Operations Research, Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management and Stochastic Systems.


2015 - 2016 Course Schedule

Number Name Quarter
36106 Managerial Decision Modeling 2016 (Winter)
36106 Managerial Decision Modeling 2016 (Summer)
36801 Managerial Decision Modeling 2016 (Summer)
36906 Stochastic Processes 2016 (Winter)
40801 Operations Management 2015 (Fall)

2016 - 2017 Course Schedule

Number Name Quarter
36106 Managerial Decision Modeling 2017 (Winter)
36906 Stochastic Processes 2017 (Winter)
40801 Operations Management 2016 (Fall)

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