College / Department

Teaching areas

Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management, Project Management, Engineering Economics

Research areas

Inventory control, production planning and scheduling, supply chain management, maintenance management, and project management


MSc, Cornell University, USA 1987
PhD, Cornell University, USA, 1988
BSc, Ecole Nationale d’Ingenieur de Tunis, Tunisia, 1984

Professional experience

King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 1989 -2006
American University of Sharjah, UAE, 2006 to present [


Member of the Institute of Industrial Engineering. Member of the editorial boards forInt. J. of Computers and Operations Research and Int. J. of Operations and Quantitative Management
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