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Curriculum VitaeAssistant Teaching Professor, Supply Chain and Information Management

Nizar Zaarour

220 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




PhD in Operations Research, Northeastern University
MS in Operations Research and Information Systems, Northeastern University
BS in Civil Engineering, Northeastern University

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Zaarour's research interests include Operations Research, Operations Management, Applied Statistics, Econometrics, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management.

Industry & Academic Experience

Professor Zaarour's extensive history with Northeastern University includes time spent instructing in Information Services, the College of Engineering, and the Math Department since 2000.

Awards & Recognition

Outstanding Teaching Award (2011), Northeastern University

College of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Award (2006), Northeastern University

John D. O’Bryant Graduate Study Academic Excellence Award (2000), Northeastern University


Selected Publications

Zaarour, N., Melachrinoudis, E., and Solomon, M., "Maximizing Revenue of End of Life Items in Retail Stores", European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 255, pp. 133-141, 2016.

Zaroour, N. (2013). "The Optimal Determination of the Collection Period for Returned Products in the Sustainable Supply Chain." International Journal of Logistics, 17(1): 35-45.


Selected Presentations

Zaarour, Nizar (Presenter & Author), IFAC / MIM 2013, "Manufacturing Modelling, Management, and Control", IFAC 5.2 Technical Committee, St. Petersburg. (June 19, 2013).

Zaarour, Nizar (Author Only), IIE Annual 2013, "IE Conference and Expo 2013", IIE, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (May 18, 2013).

Solomon, Marius (Author Only), Zaarour, Nizar (Author Only), Melachrinoudis, Emanuel (Presenter & Author), INFORMS International Meeting 2012, "Scheduling Price Markdowns to Phase-out Items in Retail Stores", INFORMS, Beijing, China. (June 2012).

Zaarour, Nizar (Presenter & Author), Melachrinoudis, Emanuel (Author Only), Solomon, Marius (Author Only), 61st Annual IIE Conference, "Maximizing Revenue for Phase-out Items in Retail Stores", Institute of Industrial Engineers, Reno, Nevada. (May 22, 2011).