Assistant Professor of Operations Management
- PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008
- BS, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2003
Operations and supply chain management; public sector; health care delivery; public health policyPositions Held
At the University of Washington since 2008Current Research
Honors and Awards
- Incentive issues and coordination mechanism in decentralized supply chains containing both public and private sectors.
- Disruption events in supply chains.
Undergraduate Teaching Award (Autumn Quarter 2011)
Undergraduate Teaching Award (2011).
Undergraduate Faculty of the Year for ISOM (2010).
Winner of the INFORMS William Pierskalla Best Paper Award on research excellence for Health Care and Management Science (2006).
Finalist in the INFORMS George E. Nicholson Student Paper Competition (2006).
Honorable mention in the INFORMS Seth Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Health Services (2006).
“Supply Chain Coordination and Influenza Vaccination,” with S. E. Chick, and D. Simchi-Levi, Operations Research, 56(6), Nov-Dec 2008.
“A Game Theoretic Model of International Influenza Vaccination Coordination,” with S. E. Chick, and D. Simchi-Levi, submitted for publication.
“Vaccine Market Coordination Using Subsidy” with D. Dey, and E. Adida, submitted for publication.
“Operational Issues and Network Effects in Vaccine Markets,” with D. Dey, and E. Adida, working paper.
"Coping with Gray Markets: The Impact of Market Conditions and Product Characteristics" with F. Iravani, and R. Ahmadi, submitted for publication.
“Optimal Resource Management in Strategic R&D Projects” with T. Klastorin, and K. Moinzadeh, submitted for publication.
“Leadtime Management through Expediting in a Continuous Review Inventory System,” with K. Moinzadeh, submitted for publication.
“Supply Chain Models with Preferred Retailer Privy to Supplier’s Inventory Information,” with K. Moinzadeh, and A. Jain, working paper.
“Advanced Optimization for Interplanetary Logistics,” with C. Taylor, and D. Klabjan, working paper.
“Optimal Launch Vehicle Size Determination for Moon-Mars Transportation Architectures,” with E. Gralla, W. Nadir, and O. de Weck, in Proceedings of AIAA Space, 2005.Working Papers