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L. Beril Toktay is the Nancy J. and Lawrence P. Huang Professor of Operations Management and Scheller College of Business ADVANCE Professor. Her primary research area is sustainable operations. She is also interested in the management of information and risk in supply chains. Professor Toktay's research has been funded by several National Science Foundation grants and has received distinctions such as the 2010 Brady Family Award for Faculty Research Excellence, first prize in the 2005 and 2006 POMS Wickham Skinner best unpublished paper competitions, and finalist in the EURO 2003 paper competition. Her research articles have appeared in refereed journals such as Management Science, M&SOM, Operations Research, Production and Operations Management and Industrial Ecology. Professor Toktay served as the Coordinator of the Georgia Tech Focused Research Program on Closed-Loop Production Systems, an interdisciplinary group of faculty from Management, Engineering and Public Policy interested in sustainable manufacturing. She was formerly Associate Professor of Operations Management at INSEAD.
Professor Toktay is Area Editor (Environment, Energy and Sustainability) for Operations Research, and Co-Editor of the M&SOM Special Issue on the Environment. She serves as Associate Editor for Management Science and M&SOM, and as Senior Editor for Production and Operations Management. She currently serves as the President of the M&SOM Society and the VP of Finance of the POM Society. At Georgia Tech, she serves as the Scheller College of Business ADVANCE Professor, a role that is focused on supporting the advancement of women in academia.
Professor Toktay has taught Supply Chain Management courses at the PhD, MBA, and Executive Education levels, as well as Operations Management and Operations Research courses at the PhD level. She has developed cases and pedagogical material for MBA and Executive Education audiences. She currently teaches Business Strategies for Sustainability in MBA and executive education programs.