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Dr. Hamed Rahimian

hamid.jpg Assistant Professor  

Department of Industrial Engineering
277C Freeman Hall, Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634-0920

Phone: (864) 656-7889


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Ph.D. Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2018
Major: Operations Research, Minors: Mathematics and Statistics
M.S. Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2011
B.S. Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2008

Research Areas

Stochastic Optimization
Data-Driven Optimization
Risk-Averse and Distributionally Robust Optimization

Selected Publications

Mehrotra, S., Rahimian, H., Barah, M., Luo, F., and K. Schantz (2020), A Model of Supply-Chain Decisions for Resource Sharing with an Application to Ventilator Allocation to Combat COVID-19. Forthcoming in Naval Research Logistics.

Rahimian, H., Bayraksan, G., and T. Homem-de-Mello (2018), Controlling Demand Ambiguity and Risk in Newsvendor Models. European Journal of Operational Research, 279 (3):854–868.

Khodayifar, S., Raayatpanah. M.A., Rabiee, A., Rahimian, H., and P.M. Pardalos (2018) Optimal Long-Term Distributed Generation Planning and Reconfiguration of Distribution Systems: An Accelerating Benders’ Decomposition Approach. Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 179 (1): 283-310.

Rahimian, H., Bayraksan, G., and T. Homem-de-Mello (2019), Identifying Effective Scenarios in Distributionally Robust Stochastic Programs with Total Variation Distance. Mathematical Programming, 173 (1–2): 393–430.

Zhang, W., Rahimian, H., and G. Bayraksan (2016), Decomposition Algorithms for Risk-Averse Multistage Stochastic Programs with Application to Water Allocation under Uncertainty. INFORMS Journal on Computing, 28 (3): 385–404.

Courses Taught

IE 3610: Industrial Applications of Probability and Statistics II

Professional Affiliations

Member, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)
Member, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
Member, Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
Member, Mathematical Optimization Society (MOS)
Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI)