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Dr Vahid Akbarighadikolaei

Assistant Professor in Operations Management

Division: 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. Prior to this, he worked as an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering in Istanbul, Turkey.

I am module convenor of the following modules:


Plant Location and Design (N13811)


Advanced Operations Analysis (N14C50)

Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham

Current Research Activities
Operations Research, Heuristic Algorithms, Network Optimisation, Routing, Humanitarian Logistics.
I am currently supervising the following Research Students:

Danuphon Tippong

Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Akbari, Vahid; Salman, F.Sibel, (2017), "Multi-vehicle prize collecting arc routing for connectivity problem", Computers and Operations Research, Vol.82, 52-68.

Akbari, Vahid; Salman, F.Sibel. (2017), "Multi-vehicle synchronized arc routing problem to restore post-disaster network connectivity", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol.257, 625-640.



Nottingham University Business School

Jubilee Campus

telephone: +44 (0) 115 846 6602
fax: +44 (0) 115 846 6667