Vedat Verter joined McGill's Faculty of Management in 1995 as part of the Management Science area. During his sabbatical in 2001-02, he was a visiting professor at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Before joining McGill, he taught at University of Alberta and Bilkent University. He had also worked in the Research & Development Centre of Koc Holding, the largest industrial corporation in Turkey, as a project manager for five years.
Professor Verter teaches graduate courses on Operations Management and Logistics Management.
Dr. Verter's research interests include supply chain design, reverse logistics, transportation of hazardous materials and healthcare operations management. He has presented his work at a number of North American and European Universities as well as international meetings. Dr. Verter has published in a variety of journals including Management Science, Operations Research, Transportation Science, European Journal of Operations Research, Computers & Operations Research, Risk Analysis, Naval Research Logistics, IIE Transactions and International Journal of Production Research. He has also contributed to several books in his fields of expertise.
Dr. Verter is the founding president of the College of Healthcare Operations Management in the Production and operations Management Society (POMS) and a vice president of the Society's Sustainable Operations College. He is a member of the Canadian Operations Research Society (CORS) and a the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). He is also an active member of the Interuniversity Research Center on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation (CIRRELT).