Assistant Professor
department: Operations Management
Campus de Cergy
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Other teaching domain – Sustainability & Social Accounting – Supply Chain Management

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 – Now : Assistant Professor (ESSEC Business School France)
Other appointments
    • 2016 – 2017 : Visiting Scholar (Stephen M. Ross School of Business United States of America)
    • 2011 – Now : Member, GREGHEC (CNRS) (HEC Paris France)
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 : 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

Presentations at an Academic or Professional conference

Other activities
Research activities
  • Member of an academic association
    • 1982 – Now: Member of The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
    • 1982 – Now: Member of The Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (MSOM)
    • 1982 – Now: Member of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)