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Jeffrey P. Kharoufeh


Fellow of IISE

Department of Industrial Engineering
Clemson University
266 Freeman Hall
Clemson, SC 29634-0920

Phone: (864) 656-5540
Fax: (864) 656-0795

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Ph.D.  Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Penn State University, 2001
M.S.  Industrial & Systems Engineering, Ohio University, 1997
B.S.  Industrial & Systems Engineering (minor: Mathematics), Ohio University, 1995

Research Areas

  • Applied probability and stochastic processes
  • Modeling and analysis of renewable energy systems
  • Reliability theory and maintenance optimization
  • Service systems modeling and optimization

Selected Publications

Cordeiro, J.D., Kharoufeh, J.P. and M.E. Oxley (2019). On the ergodicity of a class of level-dependent quasi-birth-and-death (LDQBD) processes. Advances in Applied Probability, 51 (4), 1109-1128.

Abdul-Malak, D.T., Kharoufeh, J.P. and L.M. Maillart (2019). Maintaining systems with heterogeneous spare parts. Naval Research Logistics, 66 (6), 485-501.

Dehghanian, A. and J.P. Kharoufeh (2019). Optimal stopping for an inspection process with a capacity constraint: Generalizing Shepp's urn scheme. Operations Research Letters, 47 (4), 311-316.  

Bhattacharya, A., Kharoufeh, J.P. and B. Zeng (2018). Structured storage policies for energy distribution networks. IISE Transactions, 50 (8), 683-698.

Abdul-Malak, D.T. and J.P. Kharoufeh (2018). Optimally replacing multiple systems in a shared environment.  Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, 32 (2), 179-206.

Bhattacharya, A., Kharoufeh, J.P. and B. Zeng (2018). Managing energy storage in microgrids: A multistage stochastic programming approach.  IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 9 (1), 483-496.

Courses Taught at Clemson

IE 3140: Seminar in Industrial Engineering
IE 3600: Industrial Applications of Probability and Statistics I
IE 8090: Modeling Systems Under Risk
IE 8930: Probability for Operations Research

Professional Affiliations

Fellow Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)
Member Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
Member INFORMS Applied Probability Society (APS)
Member Omega Rho, International Operations Research Honor Society
Member Military Operations Research Society (MORS)