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Mahyar Eftekhar

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Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4706
Biography: 

Professor Eftekhar is an associate professor of supply chain management at the W. P. Carey School of Business. His studies focus on nonprofit operations management (in particular, charitable organizations, global health and humanitarian settings) as well as operations management in developing countries. He has collaborated with large international organizations such as the International Committee of the Red Cross and Catholic Relief Services, and local organizations such as the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Phoenix. His research has been published in recognized journals such as Production and Operations Management, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and Journal of Operations Management. He serves as a Senior Editor for Production and Operations Management.

He has received several awards including DARPA Young Faculty Award, DSI Outstanding Early Career Award, Buffa Outstanding Dissertation Award, and POMS Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management Best Paper Awards. After receiving his Ph.D. from HEC Paris, Dr. Eftekhar joined the Carey School in 2014, where he teaches courses in global supply chain management. 

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Operations Management, HEC Paris School of Management, France
  • M.S. Production & Operations Management, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, Azad University (South Tehran), Iran
Research Interests: 
  • Health and humanitarian operations management
  • Disaster response operations
  • Nonprofit operations management

 

 

Publications: 
Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 344Applied Logistics Management
SCM 541Logistics in the Supply Chain
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 541Logistics in the Supply Chain
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 493Honors Thesis
SCM 541Logistics in the Supply Chain
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 541Logistics in the Supply Chain
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 493Honors Thesis
SCM 541Logistics in the Supply Chain
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 493Honors Thesis
SCM 541Logistics in the Supply Chain
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 541Logistics in the Supply Chain
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 345Logistics Management
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 345Logistics Management
SCM 493Honors Thesis
SCM 541Logistics in the Supply Chain
Honors / Awards: 
  • 2020 Dean's Excellence in Research Summer Grant
  • 2019-2020 Dean's List for Teaching Impact
  • 2019 Dean’s Excellence Award in Research
  • 2018 DARPA Young Faculty Award
  • 2017 Carol J. Latta Memorial DSI Emerging Leadership Award for Outstanding Early Career Scholar
  • Winner, 2017 POMS College of Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management Best Paper Award
  • Runner-up, 2015 POMS College of Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management Best Paper Award
  • Recognized as a Feature Faculty for the Campaign ASU 2020
  • 2014 Elwood S. Buffa Outstanding Dissertation Award from Decision Sciences Institute
  • HEC Paris Merit-based Fellowship for 5 consecutive years 
Editorships: 
  • Production & Operations Management, Senior Editor, 2017-present
  • Production & Operations Management, Editorial Review Board, 2015-2017
  • Journal of Operations Management, Editorial Review Board, 2018-present
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer:  European Journal of Operational Research; Management Science.
Professional Associations: 

Production and Operations Management Society (POMS); The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

Service: 
  • Track Co-chair (Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management): POMS Conference 2019, DC
  • Track Co-chair (Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management): POMS Conference 2018, Houston
  • Track Chair of 2018 Elwood S. Buffa Outstanding Dissertation Award (DSI)
  • POMS HOCM VP, 2018-2019
  • Session Chair for multiple POMS and INFORMS conferences since 2010
  • Panelist: POMS Doctoral Consortium, 2016 Orlando; DSI Doctoral Consortium, 2015 Seattle.