Faculty Profile

Michel Fathi

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Information Technology and Decision Sciences
College
College of Business

    

Education

PhD, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2013.
Major: Industrial Engineering
Degree Specialization: Operations Research
Dissertation Title: Positioning Order Penetration Point in Supply Chain Networks Under Demand and Leadtime Uncertainty
MSc, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), 2008.
Major: Industrial Engineering
Degree Specialization: Operations Research
Dissertation Title: A Method for Evaluating Eco-efficiency of Reverse Supply Chain Network
BS, AmirKabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), 2006.
Major: Industrial Engineering
Degree Specialization: Operations Research
Dissertation Title: Using Data Mining Techniques in Customer Relationship Management

Current Scheduled Teaching*

DSCI 3710.405, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Fall 2024
DSCI 3710.501, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Fall 2024

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

DSCI 5180.006, Introduction to the Business Decision Process, Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5180.501, Introduction to the Business Decision Process, Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 3710.501, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Fall 2023 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5180.003, Introduction to the Business Decision Process, Fall 2023 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5240.002, Data Mining and Machine Learning for Business, Summer 5W2 2023 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5340.501, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Summer 5W1 2023 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5180.006, Introduction to the Business Decision Process, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5180.501, Introduction to the Business Decision Process, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5180.003, Introduction to the Business Decision Process, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5180.009, Introduction to the Business Decision Process, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 2900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2022
DSCI 5240.002, Data Mining and Machine Learning for Business, Summer 5W2 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MSCI 6950.705, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2022
DSCI 5340.002, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Summer 5W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5340.501, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Summer 5W1 2022 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 3710.002, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 3710.004, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MSCI 6950.705, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2022
DSCI 3710.001, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 3710.003, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5240.001, Data Mining and Machine Learning for Business, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5240.004, Data Mining and Machine Learning for Business, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MSCI 6950.756, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2021
MSCI 6940.751, Individual Research, Fall 2021
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 3W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MSCI 6950.705, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2021
DSCI 5330.001, Enterprise Applications of Business Intelligence, Summer 5W2 2021 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5330.026, Enterprise Applications of Business Intelligence, Summer 5W2 2021 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5340.001, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5340.501, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Summer 5W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 2710.006, Data Analysis with Spreadsheets, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MSCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2021
DSCI 5340.001, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5340.001, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Spring 8W2 2021
DSCI 5340.002, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5340.003, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5340.501, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 2710.001, Data Analysis with Spreadsheets, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 2710.100, Data Analysis with Spreadsheets, Fall 2020
MSCI 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020
DSCI 5340.001, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5340.501, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 3710.002, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 3710.002, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Summer 5W2 2020 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 3710.003, Business Statistics with Spreadsheets, Summer 5W2 2020 SPOT
DSCI 5340.001, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5340.501, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 5340.001, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Spring 2020 Syllabus
DSCI 5340.002, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Spring 2020 Syllabus
DSCI 5340.003, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Spring 2020 Syllabus
DSCI 5340.501, Predictive Analytics and Business Forecasting, Spring 2020 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Hajiha, M., Fathi, M., Khakifirooz, M. A Robust Optimization Approach for Designing Multi-Period Airport Hub Network with Uncertain Capacity. 26th ATRS World Conference in Kobe, Japan.
Fathi, M. Session Chair-Disrupting Human Trafficking and Illicit Markets. POMS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, Paris, 18–20 July 2023.
Akintomide, A., Fathi, M. Nudge Drivers to Stay: A behavioral perspective. 33rd Annual POMs Conference in Orlando (May 21-25, 2023).
Book
Fathi, M., Zio, E., Pardalos, P. Handbook of Smart Energy Systems.
Velasquez-Bermudez, J., Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M. (2019). Large Scale Optimization in Supply Chains and Smart Manufacturing: Theory and Applications. 149, . Springer Nature. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030227876
Fathi, M., Khakifirooz, M., Pardalos, P. (2019). Optimization in Large Scale Problems: Industry 4.0 and Society 5.0 Applications. Mexico City: Springer Nature. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030285647
Book Chapter
Trivedi, V., Fathi, M. Data analytics applications in reducing the emission footprint of an energy system.
Yuan, C., Fathi, M. (2020). Reinforcement Learning: beyond the basal ganglia.
Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Ampatzidis, Y., Pardalos, P. M. (2020). Ambient-Intelligent Decision Support System (Am-IDSS) for Smart Manufacturing. Encyclopedia of IS\&T, 5th Edition-IGI Global Book. https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/ambient-intelligent-decision-support-system-am-idss-for-smart-manufacturing/263695
Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Pardalos, P. M., Power, D. J. (2020). Decision Support for Smart Manufacturing. Encyclopedia of IS\&T, 5th Edition-IGI Global Book. https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/decision-support-for-smart-manufacturing/263696
Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Chien, C., Pardalos, P. (2019). Management Suggestions for Process Control of Semiconductor Manufacturing: An Operations Research and Data Science Perspective. Other. 150, 245-274. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-25446-9_11
Khakifirooz, M., Wu, J., Fathi, M. (2019). Smart Production by Integrating Product-Mix Planning and Revenue Management for Semiconductor Manufacturing. Optimization in Large Scale Problems: Industry 4.0 and Society 5.0 Applications. 129. Springer Nature. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-28565-4_16
Santoso, C. H., Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Wu, J. Z. (2019). Adoption, implementation, and performance of green supply chain management: The case of coal power generation industry in indonesia. Studies in Systems, Decision and Control. 186, 249-265. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-98923-5_13
Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Pardalos, P. M. (2019). Disturbance Rejection Run-to-Run Controller for Semiconductor Manufacturing. Springer Optimization and Its Applications. 150, 301-319. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85073213917
Teimoury, E., Yazdi, M. M., Khondabi, I. G., Fathi, M. (2013). Two-Facility Location Problem with Infinite Retrial Queue. Management Theories and Strategic Practices for Decision Making. 294--310. IGI Global.
Conference Proceeding
Escamilla, E., Khakifirooz, M., Menezes, B., Fathi, M. (2020). CO2 Emission through Road Gradient and Real-Time Traffic Monitoring for Vehicle Routing Problems.
Fathi, M. (2020). Trust Modeling in the Bright Internet Environment. Denton:. http://brightinternet.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Trust-modeling-in-the-bright-internet-environment.pdf
Fathi, M., Khakifirooz, M. How particle detector can aid visual inspection for defect detection of TFT-LCD manufacturing. NA. -(-), -. -: Adjunct Proceedings of the 2020 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2020 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers. https://doi.org/10.1145/3410530.3414596
Khakifirooz, M., Chien, C., Fathi, M. (2018). A System Dynamic Approach for Product Life-cycle Affected by Industry 4.0. Proceedings of the 2018 IISE Asian Conference.
Khakifirooz, M., Cayard, D., Chien, C., Fathi, M. (2018). A System Dynamic Model for Implementation of Industry 4.0. Other. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8520101
Moni, M. A., Pardalos, M. P., Huq, F., Fathi, M. (2018). Clinical Bioinformatics and Machine-Learning Models for Diagnosis, Prognosis and Prediction of ovarian cancer comorbidities. 5th International Conference on Computational Biomedicine, University of Florida, 8-9 Feb 2018. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/323019493_Clinical_Bioinformatics_and_Machine-Learning_Models_forDiagnosis_Prognosis_and_Prediction_of_ovarian_cancer_comorbidities
Bihorac, A., Ozrazgat Baslanti, T., Pardalos, P., Momcilovic, P., Fathi, M. (2018). Kidney Diseases Modeling: An Operations Research and Data Science Perspective. 5th International Conference on Computational Biomedicine, University of Florida, February 8 - February 9. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/323019475_Kidney_Diseases_Modeling_An_Operations_Research_and_Data_Science_Perspective
Fathi, M., Claeys, D., Bruneel, H. (2015). An integrated inventory-location model for a supply chain under stochastic demand and lead time. 29th Belgian Conference on Operations Research (ORBEL 29-2015). 98--98.
FATHI, M., JOUINI, O. (2014). On the use of phase type distributions for modeling of trust relationships in communication networks. First European Conference on Queueing Theory, ECQT 2014 conference (August 20-22) in Ghent, Belguim..
FATHI, M. (2013). An integrated queueing-inventory-location model in a congested supply chain network design under uncertain demand and lead time. IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management, and Control, in Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia..
Fathi, M. (2012). On the use of phase type distributions for modeling of trust relationships. StochMod12, Ecole Centrale Paris, Paris, France. 8.
Chaleshtari, H., Mazlomi, A., Khondabi, I., Fathi, M. (2011). Analyzing an exponential queuing model based on stepwise time rates. Other. 2, 1478-1483. https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-79960579617&partnerID=40&md5=b110205fee0359f0c83717de89529281
Teimoury, E., Mazlomi, A., Khondabi, I., Abasgholipour, V., Fathi, M. (2011). Inventory control in two part manufacturing/remanufacturing systems with finite capacity under demand uncertainty. Other. 2, 1455-1461. https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-79960587971&partnerID=40&md5=c346aea5c71d5091ef9bff827cc1e750
Teimoury, E., Mazlomi, A., Khondabi, I., Ansari, H., Fathi, M. (2011). Optimizing multi supplier systems with fuzzy queuing approach: Case study of SAPCO. Other. 2, 1366-1372. https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-79960597036&partnerID=40&md5=ff04912d534c5db204301309c9542aff
Teimoury, E., Mazlomi, A., Nadafioun, R., Khondabi, I. G., Fathi, M. (2011). A queuing-inventory model in multiproduct supply chains. IMECS 2011 - International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2011. 2, 1399-1404. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/79960596278
Teimoury, E., Mazlomi, A., Nadafioun, R., Khondabi, I. G., Fathi, M. (2011). Inventory planning with batch ordering in multi-echelon multi-product supply chain by queuing approach. IMECS 2011 - International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2011. 2, 1428-1433. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/79960599840
Teimoury, E., Mazlomi, A., Khondabi, I. G., Ansari, H., Fathi, M. (2011). Optimizing multi supplier systems with fuzzy queuing approach: Case study of SAPCO. IMECS 2011 - International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2011. 2, 1366-1372. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/79960597036
Kianfar, K., Fathi, M., Hasanzadeh, A., Sadeghi, A. (2009). Catalog segmentation with the objective of satisfying customer requirements in minimum number of catalog. Other. 1253-1257. https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-77949494056&doi=10.1109%2fIEEM.2009.5373003&partnerID=40&md5=0b153eda08aab137d9e4e6b3f3097379
Journal Article
Ahmadi Digehsara, A., Ardestani-Jaafari, A., Mazahir, S., Fathi, M. (2023). Two-stage nodal network interdiction under decision-dependent uncertainty. Annals of Operations Research.
Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Dolgui, A., Pardalos, P. Scheduling in Industrial Environment Toward Future: Insights from Jean-Marie Proth. International Journal of Production Research.
Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Tseng, S. T., Lee, I. (2023). Neural ordinary differential equation for sequential optimal design of fatigue test under accelerated life test analysis. Mexico City: Reliability Engineering and System Safety.
Fallahi, A., Varmazyar, M., Amani Bani, E., Fathi, M. Designing a Sustainable Reverse Supply Chain Network for COVID-19 Vaccine Waste Under Uncertainty. Computers & Industrial Engineering.
Hasuni Shahrbabak, M., Khedmati, M., Fathi, M. Multi support vector machine and image processing for diagnosis of coronary artery disease. Scientia Iranica.
Fathi, M., Sabri-Laghaie, K. Reliability-redundancy allocation Problem of a queueing system considering energy consumption. Other.
Fathi, M. Conveyor operations in distribution centers: modeling and optimization. Other.
Fathi, M. Impact of Return Leniency on Retailers’ Profit and Social Welfare in the Monopoly Market. Computers & Industrial Engineering.
Fathi, M., Khakifirooz, M., Gholizadeh, H., Chaleshigar, M. Robust-heuristic-based optimisation for an engine oil sustainable supply chain network under uncertainty. International Journal of Production Research. Mexico City:.
Chena, C., Fathi, M., Khakifirooz, M., Wu, K. Hybrid Tabu Search Algorithm for Unrelated Parallel Machine Scheduling in Semiconductor Fabs with Setup Times, Job Release and Expired Times. International Journal of Production Research.
Hosseinzadeh, A., Najafi, M., Fathi, M. Equity or Equality? Which Approach Brings More Satisfaction in a Kidney Exchange Chain?. Journal of Personalized Medicine.
Fathi, M., Khakifirooz, M., Maleki, B. Bi-objective Optimization for Customers’ Satisfaction Improvement in a Public Bicycle Sharing System. Computers & Industrial Engineering.
Fathi, M., Marufuzzaman, M., Buchanan, R. K., Rinaudo, C., Houte, K., Bian, L. An Integrated Pricing, QoS-Aware Sensor Location Model for Security Protection in Society 5.0. IEEE Transactions On Engineering Management.
Fathi, M., Khakifirooz, M., Diabat, A., Chen, H. An integrated queuing-stochastic optimization hybrid Genetic Algorithm for a location-inventory supply chain network. International Journal of Production Economics.
Jafarzadeh Ghoushchi, S., Dorosti, S., Rahman, M. A., Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M. Theory-based Failure Modes and Effect Analysis for Medication Errors. Journal of Healthcare Engineering.
Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Wu, Z., Yu, K. The Key Factors to Promote the Pay-As-You-Drive Insurance in Taiwan. Journal of Insurance Issues.
Ali [Shirzadeh Chaleshtarti],, Shadrokh, S., Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Pardalos, P. M. (2020). A hybrid genetic and Lagrangian relaxation algorithm for resource-constrained project scheduling under nonrenewable resources. Applied Soft Computing. 94, 106482. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S156849462030421X
Nooraie, V., Fathi, M., Narenji, M., Parast, M. M., Pardalos, P. M., Stanfield, P. M. (2020). A multi-objective model for risk mitigating in supply chain design. International Journal of Production Research. 1-24. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2019.1633024
Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Chien, C., Pardalos, P. M. (2020). Minimax Optimization for Recipe Management in High-Mixed Semiconductor Lithography Process. Other. 10--1109. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8918482. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8918482
Khakifirooz, M., Tseng, S., Fathi, M. (2020). Model Misspecification of Generalized Gamma Distribution for Accelerated Lifetime-Censored Data. Technometrics. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00401706.2019.1647880
Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Chien, C. (2020). Partially Observable Markov Decision Process for Monitoring Multilayer Wafer Fabrication. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. 1-12. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/9180074
Dorosti, S., Fathi, M., Jafarzadeh Ghoushchi, S., Khakifirooz, M., Khazaeili, M. (2020). Patient Waiting Time Management through Fuzzy based Failure Mode and Effect Analysis. Other. 10.3233/JIFS-190777. https://content.iospress.com/articles/journal-of-intelligent-and-fuzzy-systems/ifs190777
Awudu, I., Wilson, W., Fathi, M., Bachkar, K., Dahl, B., Acquaye, . (2020). Application of Big Data Copula-Based Clustering for Hedging in Renewable Energy Systems. International Journal of Revenue Management. 10.1504/IJRM.2020.10032057
Wu, C., Fathi, M., Chiang, D., Pardalos, P. M. (2020). Credit guarantee mechanism with information asymmetry: a single sourcing model. International Journal of Production Research. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00207543.2020.1727039
Khakifirooz, M., Chien, C., Fathi, M. (2019). Compensating Misalignment Using Dynamic Random-Effect Control System: A Case of High-Mixed Wafer Fabrication. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. 16(4), 1788-1799. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8653386
Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Wu, K. (2019). Development of Smart Semiconductor Manufacturing: Operations Research and Data Science Perspectives. IEEE Access. 7, 108419-108430.
Fathi, M., Khakifirooz, M. (2019). Kidney-related operations research: A review. Other. 9(3), 226-242. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/24725579.2019.1640318
Fathi, M., Khakifirooz, M., Pardalos, P. (2019). Preface. Other. 152, v-viii. https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85075866999&partnerID=40&md5=da5aa6ec6eb92e2b9f0d23c7fed15e7f
Velásquez-Bermúdez, J., Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M. (2019). Preface. Other. 149, vii-xi. https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85072795129&doi=10.1007%2f978-3-030-22788-3&partnerID=40&md5=aeb235f210203d2c7b68dacc87329fc5
Sabri-Laghaie, K., Eshkevari, M., Fathi, M., Zio, E. (2019). Redundancy allocation problem in a bridge system with dependent subsystems. Other. 233(4), 658-669.
Mousavi, S., Pardalos, P., Niaki, S., Fügenschuh, A., Fathi, M. (2019). Solving a continuous periodic review inventory-location allocation problem in vendor-buyer supply chain under uncertainty. Computers & Industrial Engineering. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360835218306740
Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Wu, K. (2019). Development of Smart Semiconductor Manufacturing: Operations Research and Data Science Perspectives. IEEE Access. 7, 108419-108430. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85071149748
Hu, W., Fathi, M., Pardalos, P. M. (2018). A multi-objective evolutionary algorithm based on decomposition and constraint programming for the multi-objective team orienteering problem with time windows. Applied Soft Computing. 73, 383-393. Elsevier BV. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2018.08.026
Pardalos, P. M., Fathi, M. (2018). A discussion of objective function representation methods in global optimization. Other. 5(4), 515-523. http://journal.hep.com.cn/fem/EN/10.15302/J-FEM-2018044
Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Chien, C. (2018). Modelling and decision support system for intelligent manufacturing: An empirical study for feedforward-feedback learning-based run-to-run controller for semiconductor dry-etching process. Other. 25, 828-842. https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85060675311&partnerID=40&md5=2bea1059d4fa75f39771ba514952b2b0
Fathi, M., Zandi, F., Jouini, O. (2015). Modeling the merging capacity for two streams of product returns in remanufacturing systems. Other. 37, 265-276. https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-84953368964&doi=10.1016%2fj.jmsy.2014.08.006&partnerID=40&md5=c3b19bee6fb31bf4034206dc8fc194ca
Fathi, M., Zandi, F., Jouini, O. (2015). Modeling the merging capacity for two streams of product returns in remanufacturing systems. Other. 37, 265--276. Elsevier.
Teimoury, E., Fathi, M. (2013). A queueing-game model for making decisions about order penetration point in supply chain in competitive environment. Other. 4(4), 1--24. IGI Global.
Teimoury, E., Khondabi, I., Fathi, M. (2011). An Integrated Queuing Model for Site Selection and Inventory Storage Planning of a Distribution Center with Customer Loss Consideration. Other. 22(3), 151--158.
Zandi, F., Niaki, S. T., Nayeri, M., Fathi, M. (2011). Change-point estimation of the process fraction non-conforming with a linear trend in statistical process control. International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing. 24(10), 939--947. Taylor \& Francis.
Zadeh, A., Afshari, H., Salehi, S., Fathi, M., Zadeh, A., Borna, M., Timar, M. (2011). Eco-efficiency measurement by implementing DEA models with weight restrictions. Other. 87, 309-318. https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-80052931373&doi=10.1007%2f978-3-642-19644-7_33&partnerID=40&md5=fca1ebab926ecb956c40645ddd321b83
Teimoury, E., Ansari, H., Fathi, M. (2011). Fuzzy Queuing Approach for Designing Multi Supplier Systems (Case: SAPCO Company). Other. 22(1), .
Teimoury, E., Yazdi, M., Haddadi, M., Fathi, M. (2011). Modelling and improvement of non-standard queuing systems: A gas station case study. Other. 4(4), 324-340. https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-80055082431&doi=10.1504%2fIJADS.2011.043303&partnerID=40&md5=017aab83163633855665328393df2b89
Teimoury, E., Modarres, M., Ghasemzadeh, F., Fathi, M. (2010). A queueing approach to production-inventory planning for supply chain with uncertain demands: Case study of PAKSHOO Chemicals Company. Other. 29(2-3), 55--62. Elsevier.
Narenji, M., Makui, A., Fathi, M. (2010). Interval Weighted Comparison Matrices--A Review. Other. 20(4), 139--156. International Journal of Industrial Engineering \& Production Research.
Hajfathaliha, A., Teimoury, E., Ghaleh Khondabi, I., Fathi, M. (2010). Using Queuing Approach for Locating the Order Penetration Point in a Two-Echelon Supply Chain with Customer Loss. International Journal of Business and Management. 6(1), 258--268. http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ijbm/article/viewFile/6589/6581.
Pishvaee,, Fathi, M., Jolai, (2008). A fuzzy clustering-based method for scenario analysis in strategic planning: The case of an Asian pharmaceutical company. Other. 39(3), 21-31. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/68149129513
Other
Power, D., Khakifirooz, M., Fathi, M., Pardalos, P. (2018). How can decision support aid smart manufacturing initiatives.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Fathi, M., Zio, E. (Co-Principal), Pardalos, P. M. (Co-Principal), "Speinger edited Handbook of Smart Energy Systems," Sponsored by Springer, International, $8540 Funded. (December 9, 2020December 9, 2020).
Grant - Research
Fathi, M., "How massive migration has affected asylum policies and the decision-making of migrants at the U.S. south border?," Sponsored by UNT- RCoB summer research grant funding, University of North Texas, $10000 Funded. (May 5, 2022 – Present).
Fathi, M., "Applying Game Theory for Improving and Optimizing the US Political Asylum Process," Sponsored by US Department of Homeland Security, Federal, $100000 Funded. (January 1, 2024December 31, 2024).
Fathi, M. (Principal), "Asylum policies and the decision-making of migrants at the U.S. south border," Sponsored by US Department of Homeland Security, Federal, $29000 Funded. (July 5, 2023August 11, 2023).
Grant - Teaching
Fathi, M., "Teaching Development," Sponsored by ITDS-UNT, University of North Texas, $2000 Funded. (January 1, 2023 – Present).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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