Mahyar Eftekhar

Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4706
Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4706

Biography

Mahyar Eftekhar’s research contributes to both areas that health and humanitarian organizations typically participate in; development programs (e.g., access to food, health, education, and sanitation), and emergency disaster response. He also studies organizational growth and survival policies in nonprofit sectors.

He joined the W. P. Carey School of Business in 2014.

Education

  • Ph.D. Operations Management, HEC Paris School of Management, France
  • M.S. Production and Operations Management, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
  • B.S. Industrual Engineering, South Tehran University, Iran

Research Interests

  • Health and humanitarian operations management
  • Disaster response operations
  • Nonprofit operations management

 

 

Publications

  • Keshvari Fard, M., M. Eftekhar, F. Papier. 2019. An Approach for Managing Operating Assets for Humanitarian Development Programs. Production and Operations Management. 28(8): 2132-2151.
  • Eftekhar, M., H. Li, L.N. Van Wassenhove, S. Webster. 2017. The Role of Media Exposure on Coordination in the Humanitarian Setting. Production and Operations Management. 26(5): 802-816.
  • Yoo, E., W. Rand, M. Eftekhar, E. Rabinovich. 2016. Determinants of Information Diffusion on Social Media During Humanitarian Crises. Journal of Operations Management. 45 123-133.
  • Eftekhar, M., L.N. Van Wassenhove. 2016. Fleet management policies for humanitarian organizations: beyond the utilization-residual value trade-off. Journal of Operations Management. 44 1-12.
  • Eftekhar, M. 2015. Fleet Management In Humanitarian Sector. Decision Sciences. (Elwood S. Buffa Doctoral Dissertation Award). 46(2) 447-453.
  • Eftekhar, M., A. Masini, A. Robotis, L.N. Van Wassenhove. 2014. Vehicle procurement policy for humanitarian development programs. Production and Operations Management. 23(6) 951-964.

Papers Under Review:

Courses

Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 493Honors Thesis
SCM 541Logistics in the Supply Chain
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 493Honors Thesis
SCM 541Logistics in the Supply Chain
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 541Logistics in the Supply Chain
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 345Logistics Management
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 345Logistics Management
SCM 493Honors Thesis
SCM 541Logistics in the Supply Chain
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 345Logistics Management
SCM 493Honors Thesis
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 345Logistics Management

Honors/Awards

  • 2019 Deans Excellence Award in Research
  • 2018 DARPA Young Faculty Award
  • 2017 Carol J. Latta Memorial DSI Emerging Leadership Award for Outstanding Early Career Scholar
  • Winner, 2017 POMS College of Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management Best Paper Award
  • Runner-up, 2015 POMS College of Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management Best Paper Award
  • Recognized as a Featured Faculty for the Campaign ASU 2020
  • 2014 Elwood S. Buffa Outstanding Dissertation Award from Decision Sciences Institute
  • HEC Paris Merit-based Fellowship for 5 consecutive years 

Editorships

  • Production & Operations Management, Senior Editor, 2017-present
  • Production & Operations Management, Editorial Review Board, 2015-2017
  • Journal of Operations Management, Editorial Review Board, 2018-present
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer:  European Journal of Operational Research; Management Science.

Professional Associations

Academy of Management (AOM); Decision Sciences Institute (DSI); Production and Operations Management Society (POMS); The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

Service

  • Track Co-chair (Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management): POMS Conference 2019, DC
  • Track Co-chair (Humanitarian Operations & Crisis Management): POMS Conference 2018, Houston
  • Track Chair of 2018 Elwood S. Buffa Outstanding Dissertation Award (DSI)
  • POMS HOCM VP, 2018-2019
  • Session Chair for multiple POMS and INFORMS conferences since 2010
  • Panelist: POMS Doctoral Consortium, 2016 Orlando; DSI Doctoral Consortium, 2015 Seattle.