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 Dr Hesham K. Al-Fares

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Chairman & Professor
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Office: 22-432
Phone: 966-13-860-2968
Fax: 966-13-860-2965
Email: alfares(at)kfupm.edu.sa 
 
 
Curriculum Vitae
Education
  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, 1991, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, USA
  • MS, Industrial Engineering, 1984, UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, USA
  • BS, Electrical & Computer Engineering, 1982 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Santa Barbara, USA
 
Teaching
  • PYP 003   University Study Skills
  • ISE 100   Introduction to Technology
  • ISE 201   Introduction to Industrial Systems Engineering
  • CISE 301 Numerical Methods
  • ISE 303   Operations Research I
  • ISE 305   Optimization methods
  • ISE 307   Engineering Economic Analysis
  • ISE 325   Engineering Statistics
  • ISE 390   Seminars
  • ISE 391   Industrial Engineering Design
  • ISE 402   Production Systems and Inventory Control
  • ISE 421   Operations Research II
  • ISE 443   Human Factors Engineering
  • ISE 447   Decision Making
  • ISE 501   Introduction to Operations Research Models and Applications
  • ISE 503   Linear Programming and Applications
  • ISE 508   Advanced Production Systems and Inventory Control
  • ISE 527   Advanced Decision Making
  • SCM 520 Materials and Production Management
  • SCM 540 IT & Supply Chain Management 
  • SCM 572 Customer Relationship Management
 
Research Interests
  • Production Systems,
  • Operations Research,
  • Engineering Management,
  • Project & Manpower Scheduling
 
Selected Publications
  1. H.K. Alfares, Optimum multi-plant, multi-supplier production planning for multi-grade petrochemicals, Engineering Optimization, Vol. 41, No. 5, May 2009, 495–504.
  2. H.K. Alfares, An EPQ model with variable holding cost, International Journal of Industrial Engineering: Theory, Applications and Practice, Vol. 19, No. 5, 232-240, 2012.
  3. H. Alfares, Production-inventory system with finite production rate, stock-dependent demand, and variable holding cost, RAIRO – Operations Research, Vol. 48, No. 1, 135-150, 2014.
  4. H.K. Alfares, Maximum-profit inventory model with stock-dependent demand, time-dependent holding cost, and all-units quantity discounts, Mathematical Modelling and Analysis, 2015, in press.
  5. H.K. Alfares, S.O. Duffuaa, Simulation-based evaluation of criteria rank-weighting methods in multi-criteria decision making, International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, forthcoming.