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I am currently working with Prof. Nicoleta Serban as a postdoctoral fellow at H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech. I completed my PhD under supervision of Prof. Andrew Schaefer in 2015 at the Department of Industrial Engineering, the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining to Georgia Tech, I was an assistant professor of Industrial Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology, the second best engineering university in Iran.
My research interests include both applied and methodological Operations Research. I am particularly interested in the interface of Healthcare, Data Science, and Operations Research.