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Goker Aydin

Contact Information

(812) 855-5921
ayding [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

Faculty Web Page

  • Associate Professor
  • ArcelorMittal USA Undergraduate Faculty Fellow


  • Bloomington


  • Ph.D, Stanford University, 2003
  • MS, Purdue University, 1999
  • BS, Bogazici University, 1997

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, 2003-2009
  • Associate Professor, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, 2009-present

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • 2012, 2011 Management Science Meritorious Service Award
  • 2011, 2009 M&SOM Meritorious Service Award
  • Finalist in 2009 INFORMS JFIG Paper Competition, with “Personalized Dynamic Pricing of Limited Inventories.”
  • 2008 Alpha Pi Mu Outstanding Professor of the Year, awarded by the student honor society Alpha Pi Mu, Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
  • 2008 Jon R. and Beverly S. Holt Award for Excellence in Teaching, awarded by the College of Engineering, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Professional Interests

Supply Chain Management; Revenue Management; Retail Operations; Interactions among Pricing, Product Variety and Operations Decisions

Selected Publications

  • Guo, S., G. Aydin, and G. C. Souza (2014), “Dismantle or Remanufacture?” European Journal of Operational Research, 233(3): 580-583.

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  • Kuo, C. H. Ahn, and G. Aydin (2013), “Pricing Policy in a Supply Chain: Negotiation or Posted Pricing,” Production and Operations Management, Volume 22, Issue 3, pages 626–641. Read Abstract ››

  • Aydin, G. and H. S. Heese (2013), “Bargaining for an Assortment,” Management Science, forthcoming. Read Abstract ››

  • Ye, S., G. Aydin, and S. Hu (2013), “Sponsored Search Marketing: Dynamic Pricing and Advertising for an Online Retailer,” accepted for publication in Management Science. Read Abstract ››

  • Mayorga, M., H. Ahn, and G. Aydin (2013), "Optimal Assortment and Inventory Decisions with Multiple Quality Levels," Annals of Operations Research, 211:1 December, 301-331.

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  • Yang, Z., G. Aydin, V. Babich, and D. Beil (2012), "Using a Dual-Sourcing Option in the Presence of Asymmetric Information about Supplier Reliability: Competition vs. Diversification," Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Vol.14, pp.202-217. Read Abstract ››

  • Rodriguez, B. and G. Aydin (2011), "Assortment Selection and Pricing for Configurable Products under Demand Uncertainty," European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 210, No. 3, May, pp. 635-646.  Read Abstract ››

  • Suh, M. and G. Aydin (2011), "Dynamic Pricing of Substitutable Products under Logit Demand," IIE Transactions, Vol. 43, No. 5, May, pp. 323-331. Read Abstract ››

  • Kuo, C., H. Ahn, and G. Aydin (2011), "Dynamic Pricing of Limited Inventories when Customers Negotiate," Operations Research, Vol. 59, No. 4, July/August, pp. 882-897. Read Abstract ››

  • Yang, Z., G. Aydin, V. Babich, and D. Beil (2009), "Supply Disruptions, Asymmetric Information, and a Backup Production Option," Management Science, Vol. 55, No. 2, February, pp. 192-209. Read Abstract ››

  • Aydin, G. and S. Ziya (2009), "Personalized Dynamic Pricing of Limited Inventories," Operations Research, Vol. 57, No. 6, November/December, pp. 1523-1531. Read Abstract ››

  • Aydin, G. and W. H. Hausman (2009), "The Role of Slotting Fees in the Coordination of Assortment Decisions," Production and Operations Management, Vol. 18, No. 6, November/December, pp. 635-652. Read Abstract ››

  • Aydin, G. and S. Ziya (2008), "Pricing Promotional Products under Upselling," Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Vol. 10, pp. 360-376. Read Abstract ››

  • Aydin, G. and E. L.Porteus (2008), "Joint Inventory and Pricing Decisions for an Assortment," Operations Research, Vol. 56, No. 5, September/October, pp. 1247-1255. Read Abstract ››