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Saban Adana

Saban Adana, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management Department(s): Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain

Ph.D. University of North Texas

M.A. Naval Postgraduate School

B.S. and B.A. United States Military Academy at West Point


Field(s) of Expertise

Supply Chain Management, Business Statistics


Dr. Adana comes from a military background serving in logistics and operations for 14 years at the tactical to strategic levels including international posts like SHAPE Headquarters, Mons, Belgium.  Dr. Adana believes adding value to the learning process of students happens through relating to real world examples.


Dr. Adana's primary teaching interests are courses in Supply  Chain Management, Project Management and Transportation Management.


Dr. Adana's primary research interests include supply chain resilience, risk propensity in supply chain contract selection, supply chain learning, performance-based contracting and machine learning applications in supply chain management.  His work has been published in the International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management.

Additional Information

Dr. Adana is originally from Eskisehir, Turkey and an avid soccer player.