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 Dr Ahmed Attia


Assistant Professor



Office: 22-240

Tel: +966 13 860 2905

Fax: +966 13 860 2965

Email: amattia(at)



  • Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, 2017, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
  • M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, 2011, Zagazig University, Egypt
  • B.Sc. in Industrial and Production Engineering, 2002, Zagazig University, Egypt


  • ISE-205 Engineering Probability and Statistics
  • ISE-307 Engineering Economic Analysis
  • ISE-351 Cooperative Work Program
  • ISE-390 Seminar
  • ISE-391 Industrial Engineering Design
  • ISE-399 Summer Training
  • ISE-402 Production Systems and Inventory Control
  • ISE-405 Discrete-Event System Simulation
  • ISE-447 Decision Making
  • ISE-490 Senior Design

​Research Interests

  • Supply chain modelling and optimization
  • Inventory and production control
  • Quality control

Selected Publications

  1. Duffuaa, S.O., Attia, A.M., and Ghaithan, A.M., 2017. Optimal Design of Cause Selecting Control Charts for Monitoring the Processes of Coating Fire Extinguishers: A case Study. Quality Engineering, In press.
  2. Ghaithan, A.M., Duffuaa, S.O., and Attia, A.M., 2017. Multi-objective Optimization Model for Downstream Oil and Gas Supply Chain. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 52, 689-708.
  3. Alfares, H.K., and Attia, A.M., 2017. A supply chain model with vendor-managed inventory, consignment, and quality inspection errors. International Journal of Production Research, 55(19), 5706-5727.
  4. Nawara, G., ElBaz, M.A., Attia, A.M., 2010. Parts Classification Based on Solid Model and Neural Networks. Contemporary Engineering Sciences, 3 (8), 395-417. Submitted
  5. Duffuaa, S.O., Attia, A.M., and Ghaithan, A.M. Mathematical Models for Robust Design of Cause Selecting Control Chart. (Submitted to: Quality and Reliability Engineering