Ardavan Asef-Vaziri is an associate professor at the Department of Systems and Operations Management. He got his BS form the Department of Industrial Engineering, Sharif (Arya-Mehr) University of Technology in 1975. His MS is Engineering Management from the University of Southern California in 1977, and his PhD in Industrial Engineering with focus in Design and Operations of Production Systems from the University of Toronto in 1997. Dr. Asef's research revolves around applications of Optimization and Simulation in facility logistics, freight transportation, business process flow design, and project management. His recent research grants are from METRANS and Leonard Transportation Center. He is a four times winner of CSUN Research, Scholarships, and the Creative Activity Award in academic years 2004-2009, and a two times winner of the College of Business and Economics publication award. Dr. Asef's publications have appeared in IIE Transactions, European Journal of Operations Research, Journal of Operational Research Society, International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Computers and Operations Research, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Maritime Economics and Logistics, International Journal of Agile Systems and Management, among others. He is a member of Institute of Operations Research and Management Science a senior member of Institute of Industrial Engineering. Dr. Asef was recognized as the College of Business and Economic Research Fellow of 2009 which is the most prestigious award in the college.
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