Emanuel Melachrinoudis

Professor,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Associate Chair for Operations,  Industrial Engineering

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  • 617.373.4850

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Research Focus

Deterministic operations research and multi-criteria optimization; facility location; supply chain, transportation and logistics; wireless sensor networks wildfire prediction and mitigation

Education

  • PhD (1980), Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Honors & Awards

  • Excellence in Mentoring Award, College of Engineering at Northeastern
  • Outstanding Faculty Service Award, College of Engineering at Northeastern
  • University of Massachusetts Outstanding Alumni Award
  • Industrial Engineering Professor of the Year Award, 2004
  • Industrial Engineering Professor of the Year Award, 2003
  • Member of Board of Editors of International Journal of Operational Research
  • Member of Board of Editors of Sensor Networks
  • Member of Board of Editors of Journal of Mathematical Modeling and Algorithms in Operations Research

Teaching Interests

  • Deterministic and Probabilistic Operations Research
  • Network Optimization
  • Multi-Criteria Optimization

Professional Affiliations

  • Decision Sciences Institute
  • Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers (Senior Member)
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Research Overview

Deterministic operations research and multi-criteria optimization; facility location; supply chain, transportation and logistics; wireless sensor networks wildfire prediction and mitigation

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Selected Publications

  • Zaarour, Nizar, Melachrinoudis, Emanuel, Kapadia, Moulik (2020). Optimal Collection Policies for Returned Products in the Reverse Supply Chain. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 1(1),1. 10.1504/IJLSM.2020.10030853
  • J. Santivanez, E. Melachrinoudis, Reliable Maximin-Maxisum Locations for Maximum Service Availability on Tree Networks Vulnerable to Disruptions, Annals of Operations Research, 286, 2020, 669-701
  • N. Zaarour, E. Melachrinoudis, S. Kapadia, H. Min Determining the Optimal Collection Period for Returned Products in a Stochastic Environment, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 33, 2019, 42-58
  • N. Zaarour, E. Melachrinoudis, What is in a Coefficient? The “Not so Simple” Interpretation of R2, for Relatively Small Sample Sizes, Journal of Education and Training Studies, 7, 2019, 27-40
  • R. Heydari, E. Melachrinoudis, A Path-Based Capacitated Network Flow Model for Empty Railcar Distribution, Annals of Operations Research, 253(2), 2017, 773-798
  • H. Min, E. Melachrinoudis, A Model-based Decision Support System for Solving Vehicle Routing and Driver Scheduling Problems under Hours of Service Regulations, International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, 19, 2016, 256-277
  • M. Hajian, E. Melachrinoudis, P. Kubat, Modeling Wildfire Propagation Using the Stochastic Shortest Path Problem: A Network Size Reduction Methodology, Environmental Modeling and Software, 82, 2016, 73-88
  • N. Zaarour, E. Melachrinoudis, M. Solomon, Phase-out of Obsolete Inventory Items in Retail Stores, European Journal of Operational Research, 255, 2016, 133-141

Staff

May 05, 2015

COE Faculty and Staff Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2015 winners of the COE Faculty and Staff Awards: Outstanding Teachers of First Year Engineering Students Thomas Gilbert, Chemistry Joshua Hertz, Engineering Marco Rainho, Mathematics Swastik Kar, Physics Martin W. Essigmann Outstanding Teaching Award Marvin Onabajo, ECE Outstanding Cooperative Education Coordinator Award Alison Nogueira, MIE Outstanding Staff Award Roy Dalsheim, Student Services Susan […]

May 05, 2015

COE Faculty & Staff Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2015 winners of the COE Faculty and Staff Awards.

Graduate

Mar 23, 2015

Ruhollah Heydari Receives 2015 NEDSI Best Ph.D. Student Presentation Award

IE PhD student Ruhollah Heydari received the Best PhD Student Presentation Award at the 2015 Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference (NEDSI).

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