Monireh Mahmoudi, PhD

Monireh Mahmoudi

School of Packaging

Assistant Professor

Telephone: 517 353-3869

Monireh Mahmoudi, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the School of Packaging, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. 

She received her Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering from Arizona State University. Her research interest is in the application of operations research in logistics and transportation. Her current research focuses on developing decision support systems for managing the operations of sustainable supply chains (e.g., supply chain systems using reusable packages for transporting, bundling, or containing their products, food-aid supply chain systems distributing donated food among people in need). 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Operations Research in Transportation: Last mile delivery, pickup and delivery with transfers, activity-based vehicle routing, vehicle routing with back-hauls
  • Operations Management: Dynamic decision-making in operations management, mechanisms to mitigate supply chain disruption risks

Dr. Mahmoudi has had research collaborations with Food Bank Council of Michigan, and her research has gained accolades from ITE Western District, INFORMS IBM Service Science, and INFORMS OR/MS Monsanto Society.  

Dr. Mahmoudi’s research website