Nasrin Mohabbati Kalejahi

Dr. Nasrin Mohabbati

Assistant Professor

Department of Information and Decision Sciences

California State University, San Bernardino

Email: nasrin.mohabbati@csusb.edu

Office: JB 428

Phone Number: 909-537-7446

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Joined the JHBC Office of Equity as an advocate. See the biography of the advocates here.  My colleagues and I have received an internal grant to work on eliminating the equity gap in degree completion for underrepresented minorities.

 

My former graduate student, Jolon Koppmann won the CSUSB Outstanding Graduate Thesis/Project Award in the Computer Science, Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences category! Her research was titled Overcoming the Challenges of Big Data Analytics Adoption for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Manufacturing Industry. She graduated with a Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology in Spring 2021.  

Worked on a new Logistics, Supply Chain and Transportation Management website to promote our programs. The website is now available at: www.csusb.edu/supply-chain-management 

Our ASCM club treasurer, Kassandra Rico-Alvarez, received the Coyote Image Award in recognition of her dedication to promoting diversity and inclusion in the campus community. 

 

Attended the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Virtual Conference: Centering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

Jieping Mei, a master's student in Information Systems and Technology, joined my research group as a graduate assistant. 

Milli Patel, my former undergraduate student, joined Amazon as an Area Manager in Ontario, Canada, immediately after her graduation in May 2021.

My proposal in redesigning the Southern California cargo distribution has been selected as the awardee for Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration 2021-2022 Mini-Grant Awards.

Attended the IEGO Sustainable Logistics Core Team meeting to discuss reconnecting around industry engagement, and the $100,000 Workforce challenge idea.

Received the "Emerging Scholar Award" in recognition of excellence in research from the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration

Received the "Research and Creative Activity Mentor Award" in recognition of dedication to student’s success for careers in research, teaching, and preparing them to meet the highest professional and ethical standards as scholars, by the Office of Student Research

My undergraduate student, Milli Patel, received the Best Oral Presentation award at the 10th annual “Meeting of the Minds” Student Research Symposium for her community-based research Efficient Distribution of Imported Freight in Southern California.

My students are presenting their research at the 10th annual “Meeting of the Minds” Student Research Symposium: Milli Patel, undergraduate student (Title: Efficient Distribution of Imported Freight in Southern California); Pual Wilson, Jim Reyes, and Priyanka Mago, graduate students, (Title: Utilizing Data Analytics to Identify Variables that Dramatically Influence the Quality of Life in San Bernardino County)

Invited to speak in the JHBC Real World Skills Bootcamp: Supply Chain Analytics: Data is Power in the Digital Era

Invited a guest speaker to present in my SCM 4750 class; Mr. Eduardo Vargas, Regional Director of Morrison Express Corp. Talk title: When and How You Should Try to Compete with Amazon

Milli Patel, my undergraduate student, has been selected as this year's Outstanding Undergraduate Student Researcher Awardee by the Office of Student Research at CSUSB!

Joined the Journal of Turkish Operations Management as ​an editorial member.

Received the "Dean's Teaching Innovation Grant" as a member of the Data Visualization Analytics Professional Certificate Program committee.

Our Paper published in Transportation Research Record: Robust Hazardous Materials Closed-Loop Supply Chain Network Design with Emergency Response Teams Location

My undergraduate student, Milli Patel presented her research in 35th Annual CSUSB Student Research Competition.

 

Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 

Industrial and Systems Engineering, Auburn University, USA
Area of Study: Operations Research 

Dissertation: On Closed-loop Supply Chain and Routing Problems for Hazardous Materials Transportation with Risk-averse Programming, Robust Optimization, and Risk Parity

Other Major Projects:

  • Streamlining science with structured data archives: insights from stroke rehabilitation (available at https://keithlohse.github.io/SCOAR_data_viz/index.html

  • NSF GOALI/Collaborative Research: Human Maintenance - A Prognostics Framework to Model Changes in Drivers' Safety Performance and Optimize Dispatching Policies

Spring 2015         Fall 2016

Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering (MISE)

Auburn University, USA

Area of Study: Operations Research & Data Analytics

Major Projects:

 

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Industrial Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran
Area of Study: Operations Research

Thesis: Transportation Scheduling in Supply Chain Environment with Considering Maximum Supply of Demands

Other Major Projects:

  • Landscape analysis and efficient metaheuristic algorithms for solving the n-queens problem

  • Mixed-integer mathematical model for routing and synchronized scheduling of Bus Rapid Transit (BRTs) system (Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Research Institute)

     2011                 2013
     2006                 2010

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Industrial Engineering, Tabriz University, Iran
Area of Study: Operations Research

Thesis: Virtual Manufacturing Cells Scheduling in a Dynamic Environment

​Other Major Project:

  • Developed a user interface in C# for graphical facility layout design

     Spring 2015      Summer 2019
 

In the NEWS

  • CSUSB names Research Week outstanding students and faculty mentors. Read here

  • Office of Student Research Newsletter- Spring 2021. Read here

    • Interview with Milli Patel for two research awards she received ​

    • Faculty Research and Creative Mentor Award recipients

    • "Meeting of the Minds" Student Research symposium award recipients

Awards & Honors

  • Received "Research and Creative Activity Mentor Award" in recognition of dedication to student’s success for careers in research, teaching, and preparing them to meet the highest professional and ethical standards as scholars, Office of Student Research, California State University San Bernardino, 2021

  • Received "Emerging Scholar Award" in recognition of excellence in research, Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration, California State University San Bernardino, 2021

  • Received "Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration Mini-Grant Award" for research proposal titled Designing an Efficient Distribution System for Imported Cargo Shipments in Sothern California, California State University San Bernardino, 2021

  • Received "Dean's Teaching Innovation Grant" as a member of the Data Visualization Analytics Professional Certificate Program committee, California State University San Bernardino, 2021

  • Awarded "Frank Sturm Memorial Fellowship" in recognition of excellence in multidisciplinary research and sustained leadership in service and teaching, Auburn University, 2018

  • Awarded "Dr. Saeed Maghsoodloo Annual Assistantship", $12000, Auburn University, 2018

  • Received "INFORMS Student Chapter Annual Award" at the level of Summa Cum Laude, 2018

  • An inductee of Industrial and Systems Engineering honor society, Alpha Pi Mu, since 2018

  • Finalist for "Outstanding ePortfolio Award", Auburn University, 2018

  • Received "INFORMS Student Chapter Annual Award" at the level of Cum Laude, 2017

  • Received "100+ Women Strong Graduate Leadership Award", Auburn University, 2017

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Receiving the Frank Sturm Memorial Fellowship.

Left to right: Dr. V. Mirkhani, Dr. J. Flowers (Dean of Auburn University Graduate School), N. Mohabbati, H. Hernandez, P. Traverso.

 

INFORMS Student Chapter Award reception (2017)

L-R: G. Romine, N. Mohabbati, O. Toragay, Z. Sadeghi

 

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INFORMS Student Chapter Award reception (2018)

L-R: A. Mehdizadeh, B. Rasoolian, N. Mohabbati, S. Shirzaei, Z. Sedighi, Dr. Gino Lim

Receiving the 100+Women Strong Leadership Award.

Right: Dr. Roberts, Dean of Samuel Ginn College of Engineering,

Photo credit: AuburnEngineers

 

Professional & Software Skills

Decision Making Under Uncertainty

Stochastic Programming, Robust Optimization

Combinatorial Optimization

Branch and Bound, Branch and Cut,

Metaheuristics

Multi Objective Optimization

Epsilon Constraint, Weighting method, NSGA II

Large Scale Optimization

Benders Decomposition, Approximation Algorithms 

Optimization Software

Cplex, AMPL, Gurobi, GAMS, Lingo, Lindo

Programming

Matlab, Python, R,C++, C#

Statistical Analysis

R, Minitab

Data Visualization & Dashboarding

Excel, Tableau, dc.js, D3.js

Simulation

Simio, Arena, Vensim

Project Management

Microsoft Project

Design

AutoCAD, SolidWorks

Others 

LaTeX, MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio