Yalcin Akcay is a Professor of Operations Management at the Melbourne Business School. Previously he was an Associate Professor of Operations Management at Koc University’s College of Administrative Sciences and Economics. He received his Ph.D. (dual degree) in Business Administration and Operations Research from the Smeal College of Business at the Penn State Univesity. He joined Koc University in 2002. His research focuses on revenue management, dynamic pricing, inventory management, retail operations, stochastic modeling of service and manufacturing systems.