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 Dr Yasser Almoghathawi


Assistant Professor

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Office:   22-350

Phone: 966-13-860-2773

Fax:        966-13-860-2965

Email:    moghathawi(at) 

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  • Ph.D., Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Oklahoma, OK, USA, 2018
  • M.S., Industrial & Systems Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia, 2012
  • B.S., Systems Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia, 2005


  •  SE 100   Introduction to Technology
  • ISE 303   Operations Research I
  • ISE 304   Engineering Economic Analysis
  • ISE 323   Work and Process Improvements

Research Interests

  • Optimization
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Facility location
  • Sequencing and scheduling

Selected Publications

  • Mooney, E.L., Y. Almoghathawi, and K. Barker. 2018. Resource Location for Interdependent Network Recovery. Accepted in IEEE Systems Journal.
  • Barker, K., D.B. Karakoc, and Y. Almoghathawi. 2018. Interdependent infrastructure network restoration from a community resilience perspective. In Safety and Reliability–Safe Societies in a Changing World (pp. 1261-1267). CRC Press.
  • Almoghathawi, Y., K. Barker, C.D. Nicholson, and C.M. Rocco. 2017. A Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis Approach for Importance Ranking of Network Components. Reliability Engineering and Systems Safety, 158: 142-151.
  • Almoghathawi, Y., K. Barker, and J.E. Ramirez-Marquez. 2017. Resilience-Based Measures for Importance Ranking of Interdependent Infrastructure Networks Components Across Uncertain Disruption Scenarios. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, Vienna, Austria, August 6-10, p. 1133-1143.
  • Selim, S.Z., M.A. Aldajani, and Y. Almoghathawi. 2015. Optimal Base Stations Location and Configuration for Cellular Mobile Networks. Wireless Networks, 21(1): 13-19.