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Dr Vahid Akbarighadikolaei

HEA (The University of Nottingham)
Assistant Professor in Operations Management

Department: Operations Management and Information Systems
Tel: +44 (0) 115 9514021
Location: C03 (Si Yuan Building, Jubilee Campus)

Dr Akbari is an Assistant Professor in the Operations Management and Information Systems division at Nottingham University Business School. Previously, from February 2017 to June 2018 he worked as an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering in Faculty of Engineering at MEF University in Istanbul, Turkey. Prior to this, he worked as an Instructor in Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey where he received his PhD in Industrial Engineering and Operations Management as well.

Areas of Expertise
Operations Research, Heuristic Algorithms, Network Optimisation, Routing, Humanitarian Logistics.

Administrative Roles
Deputy Director of MSc Industrial Engineering & Operations Management
Deputy Director of MSc Information Systems & Operations Management
Deputy Director of MSc Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Deputy Director of MSc Supply Chain & Operations Management

Nottingham University Business School Teaching Award (MSc Programme), in recognition of excellent teaching on the Advanced Operations Analysis module (academic year 2018 - 2019).

Vahid is module convenor of the following modules:


Plant Location and Design (BUSI3020)


Advanced Operations Analysis (BUSI4498)

Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham

Submitted articles:

Coordinated Simultaneous Road Restoration and Relief Distribution Planning With Stochastic Unblocking Times:, V. Akbari and H. R. Sayarshad, (Under second round of revision).

Routing Multiple Work Teams to Minimize Latency in Post-disaster Road Network Restoration, M. Ajam, V. Akbari and S. Salman, (under second round of revision).

Operational Research applications in healthcare coordination in disaster management, D. Tippong, S. Petrovic, V. Akbari, (Submitted in March 2021)

A bi-objective blood supply chain design under uncertain donation, demand, capacity and cost: a robust possibilistic-necessity approach, R. Kian, J. Ghahremani-Nahr, E. Sabet and V. Akbari, (Submitted in April 2021).

A home healthcare delivery problem with a service-oriented objective and patient prioritization, V. Akbari, M. Sadati and D. Shiri, (Submitted in May 2021).

Electric vehicle routing problem, with flexible deliveries, M. Sadati, V. Akbari, B. Catay, (Submitted in June 2021).

Vahid is currently supervising the following Research Students:

Danuphon Tippong

The following lists my publications from 2014 to the present day.

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