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Farzad Mahmoodi

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Professor
Joel Goldschein '57 Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Management

333 Bertrand H. Snell Hall
Clarkson University
PO Box 5790
Potsdam, NY 13699-5790

Phone: 315-268-4281
E-mail: mahmoodi@clarkson.edu 

Education
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Research/Teaching Interests
Shop floor control and scheduling of cellular and flexible manufacturing systems, order releasing and due date assignment in manufacturing shops, systems modeling and simulation, and quality management. Teaching includes courses in quality management, design of experiments and production operation management.

Courses Taught
    * OM415 — Supply Chain Systems Design and Management
    * OM615 — Supply Chain Systems Management
    * OM420 — Global Supply Chain Management Seminar

Recent Publications:

Mahapatra, S., Yu, D., and Mahmoodi, F., "Impacts of the Pull and push-pull Policies on the Performance of a Three-Stage Supply Chain," International Journal of Production Research, forthcoming.

Ruiz-Torres, A., Mahmoodi, F., and Ayala-Cruz, J., "Supply Chain Management Research in Latin America: A Review," Supply Chain Forum: an International Journal, vol. 13, no. 1, 2012, 20-36.

Frascatore, M., and Mahmoodi, F., "Cost-Sharing Contracts and Efficiency in a Two-Stage Supply  Chain,"International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, vol. 6, no. 1, 2011, 3-19.

Graves, S., Graham, M., and Mahmoodi, F., "The Important Role of Change Management in Environmental Management System Implementation," International Journal of Operations & Production Management,  vol. 31, no. 6, 2011, 631-647.

Ruiz-Torres, A., Mahmoodi, F., and Lopez, F.J.,"Supplier Allocation and Safety Stock determination Based on Supplier Reliability," International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, vol. 7, no. 4, 2010,  412-430.

Ruiz-Torres, A., and Mahmoodi, F., "Safety Stock Determination Based on Parametric Lead Time and Demand Information," International Journal of Production Research, vol. 48, no. 10, 2010, 2841-2857.

Ruiz-Torres, A., and Mahmoodi, F., "Analysis of Multi-Cell Production Systems Considering Cell Size and Worker Flexibility," International Journal of Industrial Engineering, vol. 15, no. 4, 2008, 360-372.

Losbichler, H., Mahmoodi, F., and Rothboeck, M., "Creating Greater Shareholder Value from Supply Chain Initiatives" Supply Chain Forum: an International Journal, vol. 9, no. 1, 2008, 82-91.

Ruiz-Torres, A., and Mahmoodi, F., "Outsourcing Decision in Manufacturing Supply Chains Considering Production Failure and Operating Costs," International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, vol. 4, no. 2, 2008, 141-158.

Frascatore, M., and Mahmoodi, F., "Long-Term Penalty Contracts in a Two-Stage Supply Chain with Stochastic Demand," European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 184, no. 1, 2008, 147-156.

Ruiz-Torres, A., and Mahmoodi, F., "Impact of Worker and Shop Flexibility on Assembly Cells," International Journal of Production Research, vol. 45, no. 6, 2007, 1369-1388.

Ruiz-Torres, A., and Mahmoodi, F., "Supplier Decision Making Considering System Disruptions with Equal and Unequal Failure Probabilities," International Journal of Management Science (Omega), vol. 35, no. 1, 2007, 104-115.

Ruiz-Torres, A., and Mahmoodi, F., "A Supplier Allocation Model Considering Delivery Failure, Maintenance and Supplier Cycle Costs," International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 103, 2006, 755-766.

Mahmoodi, F., Wasserman, M.E., and Pant, S., "The Evolution of Supply Chain Management Education in North America," International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, vol. 2, no. 4, 2006, 316-329.

Mahmoodi, F., Wasserman, M.E., and Pant, S., "Supply Chain Management Program at Clarkson University: A Systems Approach, " International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, vol. 2, no. 3, 2006, 285-291.

Ritchey, J.R., Mahmoodi, F., Frascatore, M.R., and Zander, A.K., "A Framework to Access the Economic Viability of Remanufacturing," International Journal of Industrial Engineering, vol. 12, no. 1, 2005, 89-100.

Hosack, B., Mahmoodi, F., and Mosier, C.T., "A Comparison of Deadlock Avoidance Policies in Flexible Manufacturing Systems," International Journal of Production Research, vol. 41, no. 13, 2003, 2991-3006.

Mosier, C.T., and Mahmoodi, F., "Work Sequencing in a Manufacturing Cell with Limited Labour Constraints," International Journal of Production Research, vol. 40, no. 12, 2002, 2883-2899.

Farling, B., Mosier, C.T., and Mahmoodi, F., "Analysis of Automated Guided Vehicle Configurations in Flexible Manufacturing Systems," International Journal of Production Research, vol. 39, no. 18, 2001, 4239-4260.

Ruben, R.A., and Mahmoodi, F., "Lead Time Prediction in Unbalanced Production Systems," International Journal of Production Research, vol. 38, no. 7, 2000, 1711-1729.

Lockwood, W.T., Mahmoodi, F., Ruben, R.A., and Mosier, C.T., "Scheduling Unbalanced Cellular Manufacturing Systems with Lot Splitting," International Journal of Production Research, vol. 38, no. 4, 2000, 951-965.