dr. I.B (Isik) Bicer

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Logistics & Information Systems
Affiliated since 2017

Isik Bicer joined the RSM as an Assistant Profesor of Supply Chain Management in 2017. Previously, Isik was a Postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Technology and Operations Management of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). In the spring semester of the 2017-2018 academic year, he worked as a Visiting Professor of Business Analytics at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland (HEC Lausanne).

Isik's research focuses on the integration of market dynamics into supply chain decisions. In particular, he develops analytical models that allow integration of the evolutionary dynamics of demand forecasts into inventory decisions. He also combines operational and financial models to price the value of operational flexibility strategies such as lead-time reduction and capacity expansion.

  • F. Lucker, R.W. Seifert & I. Bicer (2018). Roles of inventory and reserve capacity in mitigating supply chain disruption risk. International Journal of Production Research. doi: 10.1080/00207543.2018.1504173
  • M. Kirci, I. Bicer & R.W. Seifert (2018). Optimal replenishment cycle for perishable items facing demand uncertainty in a two-echelon inventory system. International Journal of Production Research. doi: 10.1080/00207543.2018.1504244
  • I. Bicer, V. Hagspiel & S. de Treville (2018). Valuing supply-chain responsiveness under demand jumps. Journal of Operations Management, 61, 46-67. doi: 10.1016/j.jom.2018.06.002
  • I. Bicer & R.W. Seifert (2017). Optimal dynamic order scheduling under capacity constraints given demand-forecast evolution. Production and Operations Management, 26 (12), 2266-2286. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/poms.12759
  • R.W. Seifert, J.S. Tancrez & I. Bicer (2016). Dynamic product portfolio management with life cycle considerations. International Journal of Production Economics, 171 (part 1), 71-83. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2015.10.017
  • I. Bicer & V. Hagspiel (2016). Valuing quantity flexibility under supply chain disintermediation risk. International Journal of Production Economics, 180, 1-15. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2016.06.021
  • I. Bicer (2015). Dual sourcing under heavy-tailed demand: an extreme value theory approach. International Journal of Production Research, 53 (16), 4979-4992. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2015.1008111
  • S. de Treville, I. Bicer, V. Chavez-Demoulin, V. Hagspiel, N. Schurhoff, C. Tasserit & S. Wager (2014). Valuing lead time. Journal of Operations Management, 32 (6), 337-346. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jom.2014.06.002
  • B. Avanzi, I. Bicer, S. de Treville & L. Trigeorgis (2013). Real options at the interface of finance and operations: Exploiting embedded supply-chain real options to gain competitiveness. The European Journal of Finance, 19 (7-8), 760-778. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1351847X.2012.681792


Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T09-37
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam