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Department : Operations Management
Assistant Professor
Campus de Cergy



I am an assistant professor of Operations Management Department at ESSEC Business School. My research focuses on collaboration within and between firms in the context of new product development, social responsible supply chain and production decisions. My research mainly includes analytical modeling using game theory, dynamic programming, and optimization methods. Recently, I added some empirical studies to expand my methodological approached toward research in operations and supply chain management area.

Prior to joining ESSEC Business School, I was PhD student at HEC Paris. I also visited University of Michigan, Stephen Ross School of Business for one year and half, during my PhD studies.


  • 2017 : Doctorat in Operation Management (HEC Paris, France)
  • 2010 : MBA (Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden)
  • 2006 : MSc in Information Technology Engineering (Tarbiat Modares University, Iran)
  • 2004 : BSc in Industrial Engineering (Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran)


  • 2013 : MIT-Zaragoza PhD Program, International Logistics Program (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States of America)


    Full-time academic appointments

    • 2017 - Present : Assistant Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)

    Other Academic Appointments

      • 2011 - Present : Member, GREGHEC (CNRS) (HEC Paris, France)
      • 2016 - 2017 : Visiting Scholar (Stephen M. Ross School of Business, United States of America)

    Professional appointments

    • 2009 - 2011 : Project Manager (Designing Financial Tools to Finance Tehran Municipality Projects) (Sharif University Technological Financial Research Center, Iran)
    • 2007 - 2009 : System Analyst and Project Control Adviser (Heatland Engineering Co., Iran)
    • 2004 - 2007 : Project Management Consultant (The National Petrochemical Company (NPC), Iran)


  • 2011 - 2016 : Doctoral fellowship (HEC Paris, France)


  • 2008 : National Book of the Year’s Award for the Book “Project Change Management”
  • 2004 : Top 1%, Iranian National University Entrance Exam for graduate studies
  • 2003 : Best student among Award (Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran)
  • 2000 : Top 5%, Iranian National University Entrance Exam for undergraduate studies

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Conference Proceedings

Presentations at an Academic or Professional conference

Research activities

    Member of an academic association

  • 1982 : - Present : Member of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)
  • 1982 : - Present : Member of The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • 1982 : - Present : Member of The Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (MSOM)