Faculty Directory

Işıl Alev

Associate Professor of the Practice


Business Analytics


  • Alev, I., X. Huang, A. Atasu, and L. B. Toktay. A Case Discussion on Market-Based Extended Producer Responsibility: The Minnesota Electronics Recycling Act. Journal of Industrial Ecology. doi:10.1111/jiec.12721
  • Alev, I., V. Agrawal, and A. Atasu, 2018, Extended Producer Responsibility for Durable Products, forthcoming in Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.
  • Alev, I., A. Atasu, Ö. Ergun, and L. B. Toktay. Extended Producer Responsibility for Pharmaceuticals. Under second-round revision for Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.
  • Alev, I., A. Atasu, Ö. Ergun, L. Gui, X. Huang, and L. B. Toktay. 3 Ways to Fix E-Waste Regulations. Op-ed in The Huffington Post, Apr. 13, 2016.
  • Alev, I. and A. Akkaş. Reimbursement Contracts for Unsaleable Products. In preparation.
  • Murali, K. and I. Alev. Implications of Eliminating Grading in Food Supply Chains. In preparation

Editorial Positions

  • Referee for POMS, Decision Sciences, Resources, Conservation & Recycling, and European Journal of Operations Research
  • Referee for POMS College of Sustainable Operations Student Paper Competition and MSOM SustainableOperations Special Interest Group Paper Presentations


  • Sam Nunn Security Program Fellow, August 2014–May 2015
  • Runner up, POMS Sustainable Operations Student Paper Competition, May 2014
  • Winner, POMS Sustainable Operations Dissertation Proposal Award, May 2013
  • Johnson Fellow, August 2009–August 2011