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Ibrahim Zeid

Professor,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering


  • 334 Snell Engineering Center
    360 Huntington Avenue

    Boston, Massachusetts 02115


  • 617.373.3817

Research Focus

Mechanics; personalized medicine; simulation techniques and complex networks analysis


  • PhD, University of Akron, 1981

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Research Overview

Mechanics; personalized medicine; simulation techniques and complex networks analysis

Department Research Areas

Selected Publications

  • S. Onel, A. Zeid, S. Kamarthi, Agent-Based Simulation and Analysis of a Complex Adaptive Supply Network, International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise, 4(3), 2014, 188
  • I. Zeid, J. Chin, C. Duggan, S. Kamarthi, Engineering Based Learning: A Paradigm Shift for High School STEM Teaching, International Journal of Engineering Education, 30(4), 2014, 1-12
  • A. Zeid, S. Kamarthi, V. Sahney, Forward: Research Issues in Patient Centric Healthcare Delivery, International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise, 4(1-2), 2014, 1-2
  • G.M. Uddin, K.S. Ziemer, I. Zeid, S. Kamarthi, Monte Carlo Study of the Molecular Beam Epitaxy Process for Manufacturing Magnesium Oxide Nano Scale Films, IIE Transactions, 47, 2014, 1-16
  • S. Vadde, A. Zeid, S. Kamarthi, Optimal Pricing and Disposal Decisions for Product Recovery Facilities Under a Single Portfolio, International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise, 4(3), 2014
  • E. Tuncel, I. Zeid, S. Kamarthi, Solving Large Scale Disassembly Line Balancing Problems with Uncertainty Using Reinforcement Learning, International Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 25, 2014, 647-659

Aug 12, 2014

Battling Unemployment

MIE professor Abe Zeid, associate professor Sagar Kamarthi, & STEM Director of Programs & Partnerships Claire Duggan were awarded a $700K NSF grant to TRANSFORM liberal arts curriculum towards manufacturing.

Jul 09, 2012

Sparking Engineering Ideas

As part of an ITEST grant, led by MIE professor Abe Zeid & associate professor Sagar Kamarthi, two videos that encourage students to pursue engineering have won a CINE Golden Eagle Award and a Silver & Bronze Telly Award. View the videos here. The ITEST program through research and model-building activities seeks to build understandings of best practice […]


Apr 04, 2012

FY13 TIER 1 Award Recipients

27 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY13 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 21 different research projects.

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