Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Management

Research Interests

Vaccine supply chain; inventory management, and pricing for perishable products; mathematical programming and stochastic optimization

Featured Publications

  • Z. Azadi, H. Gangammanavar and S. D. Eksioglu, Developing Childhood Vaccine Administration and Inventory Replenishment Policies that Minimize Open Vial Wastage, Accepted in Annals of OR, 2017, ANOR-D-17-00595.

    Azadi, Z., Eksioglu, S. D., Eksioglu, B., & Palak, G. (2018). Stochastic Optimization Models for Joint Pricing and Inventory Replenishment of Perishable Products. In Press, Computers & Industrial Engineering.

    Z. Azadi, S. D. Eksioglu, Multi-stage Stochastic Programming model for vaccine supply chain network design, to be submitted in Production and Operations Management, by May 2019.

    A. Nezhad, E. Roghanian, and Z. Azadi, A fuzzy goal programming approach to solve multi-objective supply chain network design problems, in International Journal of Industrial Engineering Computations, 3(4), 315-324, 2013.

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Research and Teaching Assistant, Clemson University, 2014-2018


  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Clemson University, 2018
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, 2013
  • BESc., Industrial Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, 2011

Honors and Awards

  • Received Janine Anthony Bowen Graduate Fellow Award (for outstanding academic performance), Feb. 2017
  • Honorable mention in Minority Issue Forum student poster competition, Nov. 2016
  • Selected for INFORMS Doctoral Student Colloquium, Nov. 2016
  • Selected for INFORMS Teaching Effectiveness Colloquium, Oct. 2017
  • NSF student travel grant award, May 2014


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