Elif Akcali, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Purdue University, 2001

Elif Akcali serves as an associate professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Florida. She is in the inaugural class of UF Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellows in the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Warrington College of Business Administration. She is a Creative Scholar-in-Residence in the School of Theater + Dance. Her research and teaching interests are inventory and supply chain systems, lean production systems, sustainability and creativity.

Current Courses

    • EIN 4343 Inventory & Supply Chain Systems
    • ESI 6912 Divergent Thinking
    • IDH3931 Art as Therapy
    • IDS1353 Creativity in Context
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  • ESI 4335 Senior Design: Creative Ideation & Storytelling Lab