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.
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
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 "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 (2022), in press.
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 (2022), in press.
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).