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Ardavan Asef-Vaziri
Associate Professor of Systems and Operations Management

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Recent Awards and Grants

PUNLICATION AWARDS

College Of Business and Economics Research Fellow, 2008-2009.
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Faculty Publication Award, 2010. Integration of operational policies into the design phase of a material handling network. International Journal of Advanced Operations Management, Vol. 1(1), pp 108- 134.

Faculty Publication Award, 2009. Design and Analysis of an Automated Container Handling System in Seaports. International Journal of Agile Systems and Management, Vol. 3(1), pp112-126.

Faculty Publication Award, 2007. Exact and Heuristic Procedures for the Material Handling Circular Flow Path Design Problem. European Journal of Operational Research. 2007, Vol. 176, pp 707-726.

EXTERNAL RESEARCH GRANTS

$49,995, The Leonard Transportation Center, 2009. Dedicated Freight Corridors in Southern California: Design, Construction, and Implementation Issues. PI.

$5,000, The Leonard Transportation Center, 2008. A Decision Support Tool for Locating an Inland Port in the Inland Empire. PI.

$90,000, METRANS, 2006. Integrating Inland Ports into the Intermodal Goods Movement System for Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Co-PI with Professor Mansour Rahimi at USC.

$131,064, Texas Department of Transportation, 2003. Evaluation of Ramp Metering Algorithms. Co-PI with Dr. Nadeem Chaudry at Texas Transportation Institute (TTI).

$34,000, Center for Commercial Deployment of Transportation Technology (CCDoTT), 1999. A 3D simulation Model for Evaluation of AGVS in Maritime Terminals. Co-PI with Professor Berok Khoshnevis at USC.

$50,000, METRANS, 1999. A 3D simulation Model for Evaluation of AS/RS in Maritime Terminals. Co-PI with Professor Berok Khoshnevis at USC.

$3,000, Texas Department of Transportation, 2002. Member of technical advisory panel.

 

CSUN RESEARCH, SCHOLARSHIP, AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY AWARD.

2009-2010. A Decirion Support Tool for Locationg an Inlanf Port in Inland Empire.

2008-2009. Simulation and Visualization Models for Performance Assessment of Integrated Automated Technologies in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

2007-2008. Integration of Rail-based Inland Ports into the Operations of the Port of Los Angeles.

2006-2007. Integration of Operational Policies into the Strategic Design Phase of a Circular Material Handling System for Automated Guided Vehicles.

2004-2005. A 3D Simulation and Animation Model for Container Handling Productivity Improvement at Ports of LA a LB.

 

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS FACULTY RECOGNITION AWARD

2010. Decirion Support Tool for Locationg an Inlanf Port in Inland Empire.

2009. Heuristic Algorithms for Automated Guided Vehicle Systems.

2008. Simulation and Visualization Models for Performance Assessment of Integrated Automated Technologies in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The $3000 college grant was accompanied with $1500 from Supply Chain grant.

2007. Integration of Rail-based Inland Ports into the Operations of the Port of Los Angeles. The $3000 college grant was accompanied with $2000 from International Business grant.

2006. A 3D Simulation and Visualization Test-Bed for Productivity Improvement of Container Terminals at San Pedro Bay Ports. The $3000 college grant was accompanied with $2000 from International Business grant.

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Contact Information...

Department Office: Juniper Hall JH3123
Faculty Office: Juniper Hall JH4129
Department Number: (818) 677-2470
Faculty Number: (818) 677-3637
Fax Number: (818) 677-2456
Email: ardavan.asef-vaziri@csun.edu

Class Hours:

SOM360 (TTh 2-3.15) NA101
SOM416 (TTh 5.30-6.45) JH1230
Office Hours: TTh 1-2 pm, by appointment, and whenever the "I am in" sign is posted at the door.

 

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