Amir Masoumi

Assistant Professor, Management & Marketing

I am an Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Management & Marketing Department of Manhattan College. My general research interests include: Supply Chain Networks, Perishable Products Supply Chains, Healthcare Supply Chains, Blood Banking Systems, Pharmaceutical Supply Chains, Disaster Relief Systems, and Network Optimization.


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

Courses Taught

  • MGMT 307                        Operations and Quality Management
  • MBAC 612                         Supply Chain Analysis
  • MGMT/MKTG 475          Assimilating the Internship Experience in Management/Marketing (Advised)
  • MGMT 499/MBAE 602   Undergraduate/Graduate Research (Advised)
  • Publications and Scholarly Activities
    • 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 (2017), in press. 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).
  • Honors, Awards, and Grants
    • Manhattan College Summer Research Grant, 2014 and 2017.
    • 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.