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Dr Hamid Eskandari

Lecturer in Strategic Operations and Analytics (Research), Business

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+44 (0) 1792

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Available For Postgraduate Supervision

About

Dr Hamidreza Eskandari is a Lecturer of Business Analytics at Swansea University's School of Management. Previously he was an Associate Professor at Tarbiat Modares University and Research Scientist at Red Lambda Inc., Orlando, FL. Hamid received his PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management Systems from University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. His research has appeared in the top journals used in Business School Research Rankings including International Journal of Production Research, Transportation Research Part A, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Operational Research Society, Journal of Heuristics, and other journals. During his PhD he served as a Research Associate in a couple of large projects funded by NSF and NASA-KSC. He is currently seeking applications for doctoral candidates in the areas of Business and Data Analytics.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Big Data Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization
  • Multiple Criteria Decision Making
  • Simulation and Statistical Modeling
  • Healthcare Operations
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Complex Systems Analysis

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Dr Eskandari teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in the areas of Business Analytics and Strategic Operations including Machine Learning, Analytics and Statistical Modeling for Business.

Research

Red Lambda Inc., Orlando, FL

  • “SBIR: Red Lambda Neuro-Pattern Classification System” project funded by the National Science Foundation; Developed an incremental unsupervised neural network, called neural foam, for real-time data clustering problems
  • “Feature Selection in Intrusion Detection” project; Developed a multi-objective evolutionary algorithm for combinatorial optimization problems

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

  • “Multi-criteria Analysis Environment for System Design Optimization” project funded by the National Science Foundation;
  • “Multi-objective Optimization of Space Shuttle Hardware Simulation Model” project funded by the NASA-KSC;
  • “Re-engineering the Undergraduate Industrial Engineering Curriculum” project funded by the National Science Foundation;
  • “Combined Research and Curriculum Development (CRDC)” project funded by the National Science Foundation;
Award Highlights
  • Nominee for the INFORMS Optimization Society Prize for Young Researchers, 2007
  • Faculty of Engineering Best Teaching Award, Tarbiat Modares University, 2010
  • Merit Fellowship Award Recipient, University of Central Florida, 2002
Collaborations

Dr Eskandari has been performing some international collaborations including “Supermarket Location Optimization in Assembly Lines” project with University of Skövde for Volvo Cars' engine factory in Skövde, Sweden.