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 Dr Nabil Nahas

​​Assistant Professor
Office: 22-232
Phone: 966-13-860-7107
Fax: 966-13-860-2965
Email: nahas(at)
Curriculum Vitae
  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, Laval Univ., Canada, 2008
  • MSc, Aerospace Engineering, Laval Univ., Canada, 2000
  • DESS, Industrial Engineering, Laval Univ., Canada, 1995
  • ISE-201 Introduction to industrial engineering
  • ISE-325 Engineering Statistics
  • ISE-390 Seminars
  • ISE-391 Industrial Engineering Design
  • ISE-402 Production systems and inventory control
  • ISE-422 Facility Layout and Location
  • ISE-490 Senior Design Project
Research Interests
  • Optimal design of production systems
  • Reliability and maintenance optimization
  • Systems performance evaluation
  • Heuristics and Metaheuristics
  • Discrete optimization methods
Selected Publications
  1. Nahas. N. (2014). Buffer allocation and preventive maintenance optimization in unreliable production lines. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 1-9.
  2. Nahas N., Nourelfath M. and Gendreau M. (2014). Optimal design of A/D production networks with unreliable machines and finite buffers. International Journal of Production Economics, 154,113-126.
  3. Nahas N. and Nourelfath M. (2014). Non-linear threshold accepting: a new meta-heuristic for combinatorial optimization problems. International Journal of Metaheuristics 3 (4), 265-290.
  4. J. Fatisson, S. Hallé, S. Nadeau, B. Ateme-Nguema, N. Nahas, C. Viau, M. Camus, Y. Cloutier (2012). Towards an Integrated and Adaptive Risk Assessment Tool for Engineered Nanoparticles. International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Nanotechnology, 1(1), 51-60
  5. Nourelfath M., Châtelet E. and Nahas N. (2012). Joint redundancy and imperfect preventive maintenance optimization for series-parallel multi-state degraded systems. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, accepted.