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Emphasis in Supply Chain and Information Systems

The goal of the Ph.D. program in Supply Chain and Information Systems is to prepare doctoral students to become productive researchers and teachers at top research universities. Students work closely with our faculty to identify areas of research interest. In the Supply Chain concentration they may choose to specialize in: supply chain coordination and contracting, closed-loop supply chains and reverse logistics, procurement management, procurement auctions and market design, inventory management, production and distribution management, supply chain network design, and supply chain analytics. In the Information Systems concentration they may choose to specialize in: modern information technologies, information systems analysis, or information systems design and implementation.Supply Chain Ranked #1

To learn more about the Smeal Ph.D. program in Supply Chain and Information Systems, please visit the following links:

Program Overview – orient yourself to the core areas of supply chain and information systems at Smeal

Faculty Research and Scholarly Activity – find out more about the research achievements of our faculty

Ph.D. Program in Depth – learn more details about what getting a Ph.D. entails

Applications and Admissions – learn about the application and admission process

For more information

Dr. Aydin Alptekinoglu
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management
Department of Supply Chain & Information Systems

Smeal College of Business
The Pennsylvania State University
465 Business Building
University Park, PA 16802

Telephone: 814-867-4795
Fax: 814-863-7067
E-mail: aydin@psu.edu
Web Page: Brief Bio