Curriculum Vitae

 

Behrooz Alizadeh, PhD
Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics (Operations Research & Optimization ; تحقیق در عملیات و بهینه سازی)


 Personal Information:
 
    Name:              Behrooz Alizadeh
    Date of Birth:   22/06/1977
    Nationality:       Iranian
    Hometown:      Tabriz
    Current Official Address:   
                            Department of Applied Mathematics, 
                            Faculty of Basic Sciences, 
                            Sahand University of Technology, 
                            Sahand New-Town, 
                            Tabriz, 
                            Iran
   Office Tel:        +98 (41) 33459052
   Fax:                   +98 (41)  33444300
   Email:              alizadeh@sut.ac.ir
                           brz_alizadeh@yahoo.com 

Research Interests:
+ Operations Research & Applied Optimization:
      - Optimal Location / Allocation Theory on Networks and Space
      - Combinatorial Optimization
      - Network Optimization
      - Discrete Optimization
      - Inverse/Reverse Optimization
      - Improvement Optimization
      - Knapsack Problems
      - Fuzzy Mathematical Programming Models
      - Uncertain optimization
      - Engineering Optimization
      - Meta-Heuristic  and Hyper-Heuristic  Algorithms
      - Design of Algorithms
    
 
 

Education:
  • Postdoctoral Fellow,  Institute of Optimization, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria , Dec. 2009- Apr. 2010.
  • Ph.D (Dr. techn.), Applied Mathematics ( Operations Research),  Institute of Optimization, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria, Apr.  2006- Dec. 2009
  • M.Sc, Applied Mathematics( Operations Research), Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran, 1999-2001
  • B.Sc, Applied Mathematics, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran, 1995-1999
  • High School Diploma,  Mathematics and Physics, Ferdowsi High School, Tabriz, Iran, 1991-1995 

Academic Positions and  Experiences:

  • Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran, 17 September 2016 - current
  • Assistant  Professor, Department of Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran, Apr. 2010- 17 September 2016
  • Postdoctoral( PosDoc) Researcher, Institute of Optimization, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria, Dec. 2009- Apr. 2010
  • Research Assistant, Institute of Optimization, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria, Apr.  2006- Dec. 2009
  • Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran,  Feb. 2002-  Apr. 2006
  • Sessional Lecturer, Payame Noor University of Bonab, Iran, 2000- Feb.2002
  • sessional Instructor, Computer training center of the Islamic Society of Students, University of Tabriz, Iran, 1996-1999

Administrative positions: 

  • Head of Faculty of E-learning & Open Training, at the Sahand University of Technology, February 2016-December 2019
  • Member of Board of Directors, Iranian Operations Research Society, May 2013-current
  • Head of the Scholarship Affairs Office , at the Sahand University of Technology, Sept. 2014-February 2016 
  • Vice-Chancellor, Design and Planning Office, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran, Aug. 2002-Apr. 2006
  • Center Supervisor, Computer and Internet Center of Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran, 1999-2001 
     

Other Organizing/Administrative  Experiences:
  • Deputy of Iranian Operational Research Society at the Sahand University of Technology, 2011-current
  • Deputy of Iranian Fuzzy Systems Society at the Sahand University of Technology, 2011-current
  • Administrator of Examinations Affairs, Faculty of Sciences, Sahand University of Technology ,Tabriz, Iran, Summer- Semester 2009-2010.
  • Organizer of Information Technology ( IT )  Program for Employees, Sahand University of Technology ,Tabriz, Iran, 2003 - 2006.
  • Administrator of Examinations Affairs, Faculty of Sciences, Sahand University of Technology ,Tabriz, Iran, Winter- Semester 2004-2005.
  • Organizer of Home Page (Web Site) Designing for Faculty of Sciences, Sahand University of Technology ,Tabriz, Iran,  2003-2004.

  


 Awards & Distinctions:

  • Distinguished Researcher of the Faculty of Basic Sciences, Sahand University of Technology, 2018
  • Distinguished Researcher of the Faculty of Basic Sciences, Sahand University of Technology, 2015
  • Winner of Post-Doctoral Fellow for one Semester from Institute of Optimization, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Distinguished Ph.D Graduate at the Graz University of Technology, Austria ( Formally Awarded by the TUG University)
  • Winner of  Ph.D Studying  Fellows for 3.5 years from  SUT and TUG Universities.
  • Second ranked M.Sc Graduate of Applied Mathematics at the Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran 

 Conference Organization:


  • Session Chairman in 5th Iranian Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Tehran, Iran, 2004
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 5th International Conference of Iranian Operations reseach Society, Tabriz, Iran, 2012
  • Sesssion Chairman in 5th International Conference of Iranian Operations reseach Society, Tabriz, Iran, 2012
  • Session Chairman in 43th Iranian Annual Mathematics Conference, Tabriz, Iran. Sept. 2013
  • Sesssion Chairman in 6th International Conference of Iranian Operations reseach Society, Tehran, Iran, 2013
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 7th International Conference of Iranian Operations reseach Society, Semnan, Iran, 2014
  • Scientific Committee Chair, 14th Iranian Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran, 2014
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 8th International Conference of Iranian Operations Reseach Society, Mashhad, Iran, 2015
  • Sesssion Chairman in 8th International Conference of Iranian Operations Reseach Society, Mashhad, Iran, 2015
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 7th International Conference on Information and Knowledge Technology, Urmia, 2015
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 7th national Conference on Mathematics, Payame Noor University, Tabriz, October 2015
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, National Conference on Optimization and Decision Making, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, March 2016
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 9th International Conference of Iranian Operations Reseach Society, Shiraz University of Technology, Shiraz, May 2016
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 4th International Reliability Engineering Conference , Sahand University of Technology, 2016 
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 3th National Conference on Mathematical Modeling in Operations Research, University of Mazandaran, Dec. 2016
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 10th International Conference of Iranian Operations Reseach Society, Babolsar, Iran, 2017.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 11th International Conference of Iranian Operations Reseach Society, Kermanshah,Iran, 2018 
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 9th International Conference on Fuzzy Information and Engineering, Kish Island, February 2019
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 12th International Conference of Iranian Operations Reseach Society, babolsar,Iran, 2019 
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 13th International Conference of Iranian Operations Reseach Society, Shahrood,Iran, 2020 
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 5th Seminar on Nonlinear Analysis and Optimization, Tabriz, July 2020



Membership in Scientific Societies:
  • Member of European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization, Association of European Operational Research  Societies (EURO), 2008-Current
  • Member of Working Group on Locational Optimization, EURO, 2007-Current
  • Member of  EWG ORD-Operational Research for Development Working Group, EURO, 2007-Current
  • Member of Iranian Society of Operations Research, 2010-current
  • Member of Iran Institute of Industrial Engineering, 2004-Current 
  • Member of Iranian Mathematical Society, 2010-Current
  • Member of Iranian Fuzzy Systems  Society, 2005-Current 
  • Member of International Association of Engineers (IAENG), 2010-Current

Courses Taught:  

Undergraduate Courses

    - Differential Equations  (B.Sc)                                     

    - Mathematics (2)  (B.Sc)    

    - Probability & Statistics for Engineers  (B.Sc)   

    - Numerical Computation  (B.Sc)
  
   - Systems Engineering (B.Sc)


Graduate Courses
 

    - Advanced Operations Research (M.Sc)     

    - Advanced Algorithms for Engineers (M.Sc)               

    - Algorithms and Data Structures  (Ph.D)

    - Nonlinear Optimization (Ph.D , M.Sc)

    -  Advanced Combinatorial Optimization 1 ( M.Sc)

    -  Queueing Systems (M.Sc)

    -  Location Theory (Ph.D)

    - Advanced Combinatorial Optimization 2 (Ph.D)

    - Optimization Theory for Computer Engineering (M.Sc)
    
    - Advanced Mathematical Programming (M.Sc)
   
    - Multiple Objective Optimization (M.Sc)

    - Advanced Optimization Algorithms for Mining Engineering (Ph.D)

    - New Methods in Mining Exploration (Ph.D)

    - Modern Topics in Facility Location Theory (Ph.D)


 


 
 PostDoctoral Students

  1.  Dr. Roghayeh Etemad, April 2019-current
     
  2.  

(Co-) Supervised Ph.D Thesis

  1. Seyed Omid Gilani, Flexible long term production planning in Porphyry Copper open pit mines by Meta-heuristic methods, Department of Mining Enginiring, Sahand University of Technology, March 2016 (Co-Suprvised)
  2. Amin Ebrahimzadeh, Design and Analysis of Energy Efficient Impairment Aware Routing and Wavelength Assignment Algorithms in All Optical Data Center Interconnection Networks , Department of Electrical Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, Sept. 2015 (Co-supervised)
  3. Tohid Nouri,  Estimation of minerals endmembers on Ag Dagh–Meshkinshahr hyperspectral data Using non-pure pixel based methods, ORASIS and a suitable meta-heuristic optimization method, Department of Mining Enginiring, Sahand University of Technology, Sept. 2016 (Co-Supervised)
  4. Mojtaba Mokhtarian Asl, A New Approach for Open Pit Mine Production Planning under Commodity Price Uncertainty, Department of Mining Enginiring, Sahand University of Technology, August 2016 (Co-Suprvised)
  5. Roghayeh Etemad, Investigations on Some Facility Location Problems on Systems: Theory and Optimal Algorithms for Inverse Models, Department of Applied Mathematics, sahand University of Technology, November 2016  (Suprvised)
  6. Esmaeil Afrashteh, The optimal solution algorithms for some desirable/undesirable median facility location problems, Department of Applied Mathematics- (Operations Research)-,sahand University of Technology, July 2018, (Suprvised)
  7. Akram Soltanpour, Investigation on Some Facility Location Problems in Uncertain Environments, Department of Applied Mathematics- (Operations Research)-,Sahand University of Technology, October 2018 (Suprvised)
  8. Mohsen Yaghoubi, Optimizing the Route, Modulation Level,Space and Spectrum Assignment Problem in Space Division Multiplexing- Elastic Optimal Networks, Department of Computer Sciences, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, , Sahand University of Technology, October 2018, (co-Supervised)
  9. Amin Moniri Morad, Faculty of Mining Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, February 2018 (Co-supervised)
  10. Mehran Hassanzadeh, Department of Applied Mathematics, sahand University of Technology, in progress  (Suprvision)
  11. Sepideh Taghikhani, Department of Applied Mathematics, sahand University of Technology, in progress  (Suprvision)
  12. Dariush Zamani Dadaneh, Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, (supervision)
  13. Mehrnaz Mohtasham, Faculty of Mining Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, (Co-supervision) 
  14. Sepideh Mohammadi, Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, (Supervision) 
     

(Co-) Supervised M.Sc Thesis


  1. Behrang Kushavand, " Error Analysis in Geostatistics ", M.Sc Thesis, Faculty of Mining Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz , Iran, 2004. (Co-supervised) 
  2. Sanam Parvizi, " Four- Objective Optimization Problems for Solving Fuzzy Linear Programming ", M.Sc Thesis, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran, 2005. (co-supervised)  
  3. Nazli Nasehi, " Investigation on Fuzzy Linear Programming Models ", M.Sc Thesis, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran, 2005. (co-supervised) 
  4. Somayieh Shourcheh," Existence Theorems for Monotone and Nonmonotone Variational Inequalities and their applications to Network Equilibrium problems", M.Sc Thesis, Department of Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, 2011  (supervised) 
  5. Fakhraddin Azizi," Optimal Algorithms for Inverse Median Location problems", M.Sc Thesis, Department of Applied Mathematics, Payameh Noor University of Tabriz, 2012 (supervised)
  6. Masoumeh Sasani, " Investigation on Multi-Level Multi-Objective Programming Models Using Fuzzy Based Algorithms", M.Sc Thesis, Department of Applied Mathematics, Payameh Noor University of Tabriz, 2012 (supervised)
  7. Hadi Hamzeii,  '' Two Phase Method for Solving Fuzzy Linear Programming Problems using Generalized Fuzzy Numbers'', Department of Mathematics, PNU, Tabriz, 2012  (co-supervised)
  8. Arezou Mirjavadiyan, " Optimal Algorithms for Budget Constrained Inverse Multi-Facility Location Problems on Networks ", Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, 2012 (supervised)
  9. Jafar Anveii, " The optimal multi-facility obnoxious median location problems on some special graphs", Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, 2013 (supervised)
  10. Azar Amirian, " A study on the solution algorithms for inverse optimal flow models on networks, Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, 2013 (supervised)
  11. Samaneh Abbasi, " The Minimum-cost inverse desirable/undesirable median location models on networks under different distance norms", Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, 2013 (supervised)
  12. Ahmad Lotfi, " The optimal algorithms for facility location models on networks with subgraph-shaped customers", Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, 2013 (supervised)
  13. Reza Mojed Gharamaleki, " Constrained optimal control of nonlinear systems based on predictive method", Department of Mechanical Engineering,  Sahand University of Technology, 2013 (co-supervised)
  14. Nemat Pileh, '' The connected p-median and p-center problems on special graphs '', Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, 2014 ( supervised)
  15. Somayeh Bakhteh,'' Solution approaches for optimal inverse location models on multi-dimensional real spaces'', Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, 2014( supervised)
  16. Yousef Latifi,'' Investigation on facility location models on a d-dimensional real space under Euclidean norm'', Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, 2014 ( supervised)
  17. Sakineh Samadi, ''The optimal algorithms for some general maximum flow models on networks'', Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, 2014 ( supervised)
  18. Sina Gorbani, '' Some inverse optimal median location models on graphs with edge length and vertex weight improvements'', Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, 2014 ( supervised)
  19. Mohammad Sajjadi, The solution approaches for knapsack and assignment models with fuzzy uncertainty, Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, 2014 ( supervised)
  20. Mohammadreza Chahardoli, The quick fortified algorithms for Fermat-Weber location models, Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology,Sept. 2015 (supervised) 
  21. Zahra Bahramzadeh, Some inverse spanning tree models on networks: Theory and  algorithms, Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Sept. 2015 (supervised) 
  22. Ayden Mirzapolis, The classical and inverse ordered median location problems on networks,Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology,Sept. 2015 (Co-supervised) 
  23. Ehsan Shahi, Solution algorithms for multi-objective programming models in uncertain environments, Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Sept. 2015 (supervised)        
  24. Leila Modabber, The optimal algorithms for backup and undesirable multi-facility location models,Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Sept. 2015 (supervised)
  25. Soudabeh Niknazar, The inverse ordered median location models with vertex-weight/edge-length modifications on graphs under different norms,  Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Sept. 2016 (supervised)  
  26. Mehdi Khoub, Investigation on some inverse models of optimal flow and shortest path problems on networks,  Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Sept. 2016 (supervised)   
  27. Somayeh Karami,  The minimum cost inverse min-max location models on tree graphs under  the Chebyshev and Hamming  distances,  Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Sept. 2016 (supervised)  
  28. Soheila Abdi, “ “, Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Sept. 2016 (supervised) 
  29. Somayeh Ahmadi, '' The solution algorithms for inverse median location problems on some special graphs in certain /uncertain environments'', Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology,Sept. 2017, (Supervised) 
  30. Mahsa Seyyed-Salahi, '' Investigation on uncertain linear fractional programming models: Theory and solution algorithms'', Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Oct. 2017, (Supervised) 
  31. Roghayeh Kheirian, '' The efficient algorithms for some fuzzy linear optimization models'', Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Nov. 2017, (Supervised) 
  32. Paria Ashrafpour,''Investigation on Weber facility location models on real spaces under different norms '', Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Oct. 2017, (Supervised) 
  33. Mina Hosseini Ghazvini, " The Grooming in Elastic Optical Networks ", Department of Computer Science, Sahand University of Technology, Feb. 2017, (co-supervised) 
  34. Sepideh Mohammadi, " The optimal algorithms for improvement and inverse models of the network facility location problems", Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Sept. 2018 (Supervised) 
  35. Mahsa Kazemi, "Optimal approaches for some connected facility location models on networks", Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, January 2019 (Supervised) 
  36. Shirin Nouri, " Solution algorithms for some uncertain linear fractional optimization models and its applications", Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology,  Oct. 2018 (Supervised) 
  37. Mohammad Bahmani, " Efficient algorithms for some multi-objective linear optimization models in fuzzy uncertain environments",Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Oct. 2018 (Supervised) 
  38. Fatemeh Ahmadi, " Investigation on some optimal spanning tree and flow models in uncertain networks",Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, Sept. 2018 (Supervised) 
  39. Mohammad Shirdel, " Optimal approaches for inverse knapsack and integer programming models", Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology,  Oct. 2018 (Supervised) 
  40. Zahara Ahangari, " The Optimal Control of constrained nonlinear systems by heuristic methods, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, Nov. 2018 (Co-supervised)
  41. Mahdieh Amirpour, ‘’Optimal algorithms for shortest path improvement models on some special networks’’, Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, in progress, (Supervision)
  42. Nasim Habashi,  ‘’Efficient solution approaches for inverse facility center location models on some specific graphs’’,   Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, in progress, (Supervision)
  43. Nazanin Ghouchi Eskandari, ‘’ Investigation on some minmax regret location problems ‘’,   Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, in progress, (Co-supervision) 
  44. Arezoo Javadi Sharif Oriani,  Efficient  solution strategies for some inverse facility center and anti-centrum location models,  Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, in progress (supervision)
  45. Roohangiz Moghani, Efficient solution  techniques for some inverse  median/maxian location models on graphs, Department of Applied Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, in progress (supervision) 

     
     
 

 Editorship for Journals/ Newsletters

  • An Editorial Board Member of  Communications in Combinatorics and Optimization, December 2018-current
  • An Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Decision Making and Operations Research (in persian)
  • An Editorial Board Member of the Scientific Newsletter of the Iranian Operations Research Society   



 Referee for Journals/ proceedings/ Databases

  • Mathematical Reviews (MathSciNet)- American Mathematical Society   
  • Central European Journal of Operational Research
  • Journal of Mathematical Modeling and Algorithms
  • Iranian Journal of Operations Research
  • Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications
  • Proceedings of 5th International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society(OR2012), Tabriz  
  • Proceedings of 43th Iranian Annual Mathematics Conference, Tabriz, Iran, 2012
  • Proceedings of 44th Iranian Annual Mathematics Conference, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, Iran, 2013
  • American Journal of Operations Research
  • International Transactions on Operational Research
  • International Journal of Physical Sciences
  • Discrete Optimization
  • The 7th International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society(OR2014), 
  • Computers in Industry 
  • Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions on Electrical Engineering
  • Optimization
  • The Proceedings of the 8th international conference of Iranian Operations Research Society, Mashhad, 2015
  • The Proceeding of the 7th International Conference on Information Technology and Knowledge Engineering, Urmia, 2015
  • Journal of Combinatorial Optimization
  • ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering
  • Journal of Mathematical Modeling
  • Journal of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering
  • The 7th National Conference on Mathematics, Payame Noor University, Tabriz, 2015
  •  International Conference on Industrial and Systems Engineering (ICISE2015)
  • Cogent Mathematics
  • Journal of Operations Research and Applications (in persian)
  • Asian-European Journal of Mathematics
  • Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal
  • Discrete Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematical Methods of Operations Research
  • Acta Mathematica Vietnamica
  • Communications in Combinatorics and Optimization
  • Fuzzy Information and Engineering
  • Optimization Methods and Software
  • Journal of Global Optimization
  • Networks
  • OPSEARCH
  • Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • 10th International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society, Babolsar, 2018
  • Acta Mathematica Vietnamica
  • Journal of Production and Operations Management
  • Inverse Problems in Science & Technology
  • Iranian Journal of Numerical Analysis and Optimization
  • 11th International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society, Kermanshah, 2018  
  • Journal of Algorithms and Optimization
  • Iranian Journal on Management Studies
  • Journal of Nonlinear Systems in Electrical Engineering
  • Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics

 Publications

 Papers:

- Journal papers:                                                              45  (published) +9 (submitted)  
 In my profiles on  Researchgate   and  GoogleScholar , see the most of my journal publications

- Proceedings of Conference(full papers):                  52
- Proceedings of Conference(Extended Abstract):     21
- Book of Abstracts:                                                          12

Book

- Translation:  1  (in progress)
- Compilation & Editing: 3




Developed Software Package:

NAS
(Numerical Algorithms Package)   -  This algorithm package has been developed in MATLAB. It  runs  more than 60 numerical algorithms.(joint work
with A. Mohebbi )




 Language Ability

Azerbaijani Turkish, Persian, English, German ( Elementary level)

  

 
 
 
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