Dr. Mehmet Altin is an associate professor at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida. He has authored or co-authored over 60 scientific publications (refereed journal articles, conference proceedings, presentations, and encyclopedia entries). His scholarly research focuses on strategic management and revenue management, performance analytics, business analytics and intelligence, entrepreneurship, and the formation of businesses to answer “why some firms perform better than others.” His work is mainly based on quantitative approaches, like econometric models and time-series analyses, but he also utilizes mixed methods and techniques.
He is the Senior Associate Editor for the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (IJCHM) and served/serving as an editorial board member for multiple journals. Also, Dr. Altin serves/served as a member of scientific committees, paper review committees, and session chairs at conferences. He has been serving as a reviewer for numerous refereed journals and multiple international conferences. Additionally, he serves/served on a number of university committees, and he was the faculty assembly chair at Rosen College.
He was actively involved in the Business Intelligence Analytics group while completing his Ph.D. at Virginia Tech. He has received the Certificate in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) and participated in the train the trainer program for Certification in Advanced Hospitality and Tourism Analytics (CAHTA). He is the recipient of the 2013 Pamplin College of Business Ph.D. Scholarship. He also received the 2013 annual ICHRIE conference best paper award, the 2014 Michael D. Olsen Memorial Graduate Fellowship in strategic management and finance, and the 2019 Cornell Hospitality Quarterly Best Paper Award finalist.