Payam Parsa


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Areas of Expertise:

Supply Chain and Inventory Management
Data Analytics
Applied Optimization and Simulation
Cost Modeling
Decision Analysis

 

Contact Information:
Email: pparsa@uark.edu
Website: www.linkedin.com/in/payamparsa

Expected date of graduation: May 2017

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests:
Supply chain cost modeling, Transportation and inventory optimization, Machine learning and big data analytics in supply chain, Omni-channel supply chain, Profit sharing contracts, Game theory, Multi-criteria decision making, Supply chain sustainability

Teaching Interests:
Statistics, Data Analytics, Supply Chain Design, Simulation, Operations Research, Production Planning and Control

Teaching Experience:
Applied Probability and Statistics (Primary Instructor)
Simulation (Lab Instructor) - Teaching ARENA Simulation Package
Manufacturing Design (Lab Instructor) - Teaching Auto CAD
Systems Engineering (Teaching Assistant)
Information Processing Systems (Lab Instructor)
Facilities Planning and Design (Teaching Assistant, Guest Lecturer)

Publications:
Parsa, P., Rossetti, M. D., Zhang, S. & Pohl, E. A., “Quantifying the Benefits of Continuous Replenishment Program for Partner Selection” (Under Review)
Parsa, P., Rossetti, M. D., Zhang, S. & Pohl, E. A., “Diagnostic Efficiency Metrics for Monitoring Supply Chain Collaboration Performance” (Working paper)
Parsa, P., Shbool, M., Rossetti, M. D., Zhang, S. & Pohl, E. A., (2016) “A Multi-Objective Decision Analysis for Supply Chain Collaboration Programs” Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute
Parsa, P. and Chen X., (2013) “Diffusion of Healthy Behaviours in Social Networks” Proceedings of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference.
Rossetti, M. D., Parsa, P., Pohl, E. A., & Zhang, S. (2015). “A Decision Support Tool for Continuous Replenishment Program Analysis” Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi), University of Arkansas.
Rossetti, M. D., Varghese, V. M., Pohl, E. A., & Parsa, P. (2013). "A Case Study Analysis of Inventory Cost and Practices for Operating Room Medical/Surgical Items" Center for Innovation in Healthcare Logistics, University of Arkansas.

Honors and Awards:
Scholarship Award, Material Handling Education Foundation, inc. (2016)
3rd Place Award, IISE Doctoral Colloquium Poster Presentations (2016)
Outstanding Graduate Student Achievement Award, Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi) (2015)
First Place Award, Student Paper Competition, APICS professional association for supply chain and operations management, Northwest Arkansas Chapter (2015)
First Place Award, Research Poster Competition, Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi) (2015 & 2016)
First Place Award, Research Poster Competition, Business and Supply Chain Management Track, Graduate School, University of Arkansas (2014)