Mohammad Arani

Mohammad Arani



Ph.D. Candidate, Systems Engineering
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  • Ph.D. Candidate, Engineering Science/Systems Engineering, UA Little Rock
  • M.Sc., Industrial Engineering, Qazvin Azad University
  • B.Sc., Industrial Engineering, Karaj Azad University

Research Areas

  • Networks and combinatorial optimization
  • Operations research
  • Stochastic optimization
  • Discrete event simulation
  • Blood supply chain management


  • TA in Optimization Methods in Engineering, SYEN 3312
  • TA in Discrete Event Modeling and Simulation, SYEN 3316
  • TA in Decision and Risk Analysis, SYEN 3318
  • TA in Systems Engineering and Design, SYEN 3320
  • TA in Probability Theory and Random Signal, SYEN 3314
  • RA in the laboratory of ITS metaLab
  • RA in the laboratory of Network Optimization and Operating Systems
  • Assisting with Undergraduate Student Recruitment Efforts: UALR Discovery days (2019)

Selected Journal and Conference Papers

  • Arani, Mohammad, and Yupo Chan. “Routing in Time-dependent Networks: A Microstate Interpretation of Dynamic Traffic Assignment”. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ (2018).
  • Chan, Yupo, James A. Fowe, and Mohammad Arani. “Routing in a Stochastic Network with Nonrecurrent Incidents: Behavioral Interpretation of Dynamic Traffic Assignment”. ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering 6.1 (2020): 04020002.
  • Arani, Mohammad, Saeed Abdolmaleki, Maryam Maleki, Mohsen Momenitabar, and Xian Liu. “A Simulation-Optimization Technique for Service Level Analysis in Conjunction with Reorder Point Estimation and Lead-Time consideration: A Case Study in Sea Port”. Computational Science & Computational Intelligence (2020).
  • Arani, Mohammad, Saeed Abdolmaleki, and Xian Liu. “Scenario-Based Simulation Approach for an Integrated Inventory Blood Supply Chain System”. Winter Simulation Conference, Orlando, FL (2020).