Alireza Sheikh-zadeh

Alireza Sheikh-zadeh photo

 

 Areas of Expertise

Supply Chain Inventory Modeling
Data Analytics
Applied Optimization & Simulation
System Dynamics

 


Contact Information:
Phone:
479-575-8468
Email: asheikhz@uark.edu
Address: 4207 Bell Engineering Center, Fayetteville, AR  72701
United States
Expected Date of Graduation: May 2017

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interest

Supply Chain Contracting; Performance Based Logistics Systems; Machine Learning & Big Data in Supply Chain; Forecasting; Healthcare Data Analytics; Large Scale Optimization; Data Aggregation/Disaggregation

Journal Articles and Publications

  • Sheikhzadeh, A., & Rossetti, M. D. (under review), ”Segmentation and Classification Methods for Problem Size Reduction in Spare Part Provisioning”, submitted to European Journal of Operations Research.
  • Al-Rifai, M. H., Rossetti, M. D., & Sheikhzadeh, A. (in press), ”A Heuristic Optimization Algorithm for Two-Echelon (R, Q) Inventory Systems with Non-Identical Retailers”, International Journal of Inventory Research.
  • Karimi-Nasab, M., Bahalke, U., Feili, H. R., Sheikhzadeh, A., & Dolatkhahi, K. (2012). ”Working Time Evaluation in Assembly Lines”, International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research, 4(1), 1- 17.
  • Sheikhzadeh, A., & Rossetti, M. D. (2016, May), ”Inventory Segmentation Performance Improvement for Multi-Echelon Repairable Items Logistics Systems”, In Proceedings of The 2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), Anaheim, CA, USA.
  • Sheikhzadeh, A., & Rossetti, M. D. (2015, May), ”Segmentation Methods for Large-Scale Multi-Echelon Service Parts Logistics Systems”, In Proceedings of The 2015 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), Nashville, TN, USA.
  • Sheikhzadeh, A., & Heidari, H. (2012, July), ”Operations Management Research: a 10-Year Survey’, In Proceedings of The 2012 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Istanbul, Turkey, 2472-2481.
  • Sheikhzadeh, A., & Heidari, H. (2011, December), ”Improving a Model for New Service Development”, In Proceedings of 2011 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), Singapore, Singapore, 674-678.


Working Papers

  • Sheikhzadeh, A., & Rossetti, M. D., ”Inventory Segmentation Approaches for Two-Echelon, (r,q) Policy Systems”.
  • Sheikhzadeh, A., & Rossetti, M. D., ”Simplified Large-Scale Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization Using Aggregation/Disaggregation”
  • Davletshin, M., Fugate, B.S., & Sheikhzadeh, A., ”Rapid & Effective Supply Chain Traceability Process using Simulation and Performance Trade-off”, to be submitted to Journal of Business Logistics

Teaching Interests

Applied Statistics; Supply Chain Management; Operations Management; Simulation; Business Analytic; System Dynamics; Strategic Management; Engineering Economics; Project Control and Management, Predictive Analysis, Categorical Data Analysis

Teaching Experience

  • Instructor for INEG 2313: Engineering Probability and Statistics I (Summer 2015),
    University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
  • Teaching Assistant for INEG 2313: Engineering Probability and Statistics I (teaching weekly drill sessions; 4 semesters), University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
  • Teaching Assistant for production planning (online course) (Fall 2012), University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
  • Instructor for Probability Theory (4 semesters), Hatef Inst. of Higher Education, Zahedan, Iran
  • Instructor for Engineering Statistics (Spring 2011, 2012), Azad University, Zahedan, Iran
  • Instructor for Discrete Event Simulation (Fall 2010, 2011), Azad University & Hatef Inst. of Higher Education,
    Zahedan, Iran
  • Instructor for Engineering Economics (Spring 2009, 2010), Hatef Inst. of Higher Education, Zahedan, Iran
  • Instructor for Project Control and Management (5 semesters), Hatef Inst. of Higher Education, Zahedan, Iran
  • Instructor for Strategic Management (3 semesters), Hatef Inst. of Higher Education, Zahedan, Iran
  • Instructor for E-Commerce (Fall 2010, 2011), Hatef Inst. of Higher Education, Zahedan, Iran
  • Instructor for Accounting and Cost Analysis (Spring 2011, 2012), Azad University, Zahedan, Iran
  • Instructor for Production Planning and Inventory Control (Fall 2009), Payame Noor University, Zahedan, Iran
  • Instructor for Facility Planing (Fall 2009), Payame Noor University, Zahedan, Iran
  • Instructor for Ergonomics (Spring 2010), Payame Noor University, Zahedan, Iran
  • Instructor for Systems Analysis and Design (Spring 2010), Payame Noor University, Zahedan, Iran

Mentoring Experience

  • Assistant Advisor for INEG 4909: IE Senior Design (2013-Present), University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
  • Thesis Advisor for 18 Information Technology and Industrial Engineering undergraduate students (2008-2012), Hatef Inst. of Higher Education, Zahedan, Iran

Honors and Awards

    • IIE Doctoral Colloquium Attendee, IIE Annual Conference (2016), Anaheim, CA
    • NSF Travel Grant Award ($500), IIE Annual Conference (2016), Anaheim, CA
    • Semifinalist Data Incubator Fellowship, The Data Incubator Team (2016), New York, NY
    • Graduate School Travel Grant ($1,000), University of Arkansas (2015), Fayetteville, AR
    • Graduate School Travel Grant ($1,000), University of Arkansas (2013), Fayetteville, AR
    • Graduate Assistantship ($43,000/year), University of Arkansas (2012), Fayetteville, AR
    • M.Sc. Scholarship (Full Tuition Waiver), Tehran Polytechnic (2006), Tehran, Iran
    • Ranked in Top 1% Students, National Education Evaluation Organization (2006), Tehran, Iran