I hold BSc. in Mathematics and MSc. in Operations Research (University of Montreal), and PhD in Operations Management (Laval University, Canada). My main research interests include the Design & Operational Management of Production and Distribution Systems; Production Planning & Scheduling; Inventory Management; Routing & Scheduling of Vehicles and Crews and Performance Optimization of Transportation Systems for Merchandise and People; Applied Combinatorial Optimization, Artificial Intelligence, Metaheuristics and Decision Support Systems; Performance Measurement, Evaluation, Management & Control; Forecasting Methodology, Evaluation & Selection of Forecasting Methods, and Estimation of Forecasting Models Parameters; Forecasting The Supply Chain Needs including Supply and Demand of Products and Services, and Price Information on Stocks and Strategic Commodities; Risk Modeling and Analysis and Bankruptcy Prediction; Design and Management of Financial Portfolios; and Modeling and Analysis of Consumers’ Purchasing Behaviour. I published in Referred International Journals such as Operations Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Computers and Operations Research, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, Expert Systems with Applications, Applied Financial Economics, Finance Letters, Applied Economics Letters, and Energy Economics. I am an Editor of American Journal of Operations Research, Journal of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, and Conference Papers in Mathematics, and act as a referee for academic journals such as EJOR, JORS, IJPE, International Journal of Systems Science, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Flexible Services and Manufacturing, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, Journal of Financial Services Marketing, Finance Letters, Artificial Intelligence Research, and African Journal of Business Management as well as for funding bodies.
Biography Updated on 19 June 2012