Amir Masoumi

Associate Professor, Management & Marketing

I am an Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Management & Marketing Department of the O'Malley School of Business at Manhattan College. My general research interests include Supply Chain Management and Network Optimization with applications to Perishable Products, Healthcare Supply Chains, Blood Banking Systems, Pharmaceutical Supply Chains, Disaster Relief Systems, as well as Sustainable Operations.


  • PHD, U. of Massachusetts Amherst
  • MS, Azad University of Tehran
  • BS, Isfahan University of Tech.

Courses Taught

  • MGMT 307                    Operations and Quality Management
  • MGMT 314                    Applied Management Science
  • MBA 636                       Supply Chain Analysis
  • MGMT/MKTG 475        Assimilating the Internship Experience in Management/Marketing
  • MBA 601                       Graduate Internship
  • MGMT 499/MBA 602    Undergraduate/Graduate Research
  • Publications and Scholarly Activities
    • Published article "Medical device sales industry: Analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic impact on the selling process", co-authored with N. Kirch, F. da Costa, and T. Painilainen in SSRN (June 28, 2024).
    • Presented poster "Performance analysis of blood bank mergers in view of COVID-19 pandemic and beyond", co-authored with M. Yu, J. Hoffmann, and D. Li at the INFORMS Analytics Conference, Orlando, Florida (April 14-16, 2024).
    • Published article "Business Analytics Competition (BAC@MC): A learning experience", co-authored with S. Ammar, M.J. Kim, and A. Tomoiaga in Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education 21, pp. 52-67 (2023).
    • Presented "Performance analysis of a blood bank merger in the Covid-19 pandemic", co-authored with M. Yu, J. Hoffmann, and D. Li at the INFORMS Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana (October 16-19, 2022).
    • Published article "Technology adoption: An analysis of the major models and theories", co-authored with M. Yadegari and S. Mohammadi in Technology Analysis & Strategic Management 36(6), pp. 1096–1110 (2022).
    • Published article "A multiperiod competitive supply chain framework with environmental policies and investments in sustainable operations", co-authored with M. Yu, J. Cruz, and D. Li in European Journal of Operational Research 300(1), pp. 112-123 (2022). The paper was also presented at the INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington (October 20-23, 2019) as well as at the 31st Annual POMS Conference, Online (April 30-May 5, 2021).
    • Presented "Analysis of mergers and acquisitions in blood banking industry: A supply chain network model", co-authored with J. Hoffmann and M. Yu, at the 30th Annual POMS Conference, Washington, DC (May 2-6, 2019).
    • Published article "Mergers and acquisitions in blood banking systems: A supply chain network approach", co-authored with M. Yu and A. Nagurney in International Journal of Production Economics 193, pp. 406-421 (2017). The article was also presented at the 21st Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS), Québec City, Canada (July 17-21, 2017).
    • Presented "Analysis of blood banking system operations at the time of low demand" at the INFORMS Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee (November 13-16, 2016).
    • Presented "The impact of recent demand trends on blood bank operations" at the 27th Annual POMS Conference, Orlando, Florida (May 6-9, 2016).
    • Published article "An integrated disaster relief supply chain network model with time targets and demand uncertainty", co-authored with A. Nagurney and M. Yu in Regional Science Matters: Studies Dedicated to Walter Isard, P. Nijkamp, A. Rose, and K. Kourtit, Editors, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, pp. 287-318 (2015).
    • Presented poster "Recent trends in blood banking systems: A supply chain perspective" at the INFORMS Annual Meeting Poster Session, Philadelphia, (November 1-4, 2015).
    • Published book "Networks Against Time: Supply Chain Analytics for Perishable Products", co-authored with A. Nagurney, M. Yu, and L.S. Nagurney, SpringerBriefs in Optimization, Springer, New York (2013).
    • Published article "A supply chain generalized network oligopoly model for pharmaceuticals under brand differentiation and perishability", co-authored with M. Yu and A. Nagurney, Transportation Research E 48(4), pp. 762-780 (2012).
    • Published article "Supply chain network operations management of a blood banking system with cost and risk minimization", co-authored with A. Nagurney and M. Yu, Computational Management Science 9(2), pp. 205-231 (2012).
    • Published book chapter "Supply chain network design of a sustainable blood banking system", co-authored with A. Nagurney in Sustainable Supply Chains: Models, Methods and Public Policy Implications, T. Boone, V. Jayaraman, and R. Ganeshan, Editors, International Series in Operations Research & Management Science 174, pp. 49-70, Springer, London, England (2012).
  • Professional Experience and Memberships


    • INFORMS, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.
    • INFORMS Analytics Society.
    • INFORMS Health Applications Society.
    • POMS, Production and Operations Management Society.
    • POMS College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management.
  • Honors, Awards, and Grants
    • Manhattan College Summer Research Grant, 2014, 2017, and 2021.
    • Manhattan College Catholic Relief Services Summer Research Grant, 2019.
    • Jasper Bridge Faculty Recognition, Manhattan College Athletics Department, 2019.
    • Judith Liebman Award from the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS), received at the INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 7, 2013.
    • Nominated for the Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA); the highest and the only student-driven recognition of teaching at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011-12.