Dr Mahdi Doostmohammadi


Management Science

Personal statement

Mahdi Doostmohammadi joined the Department of Management Science at Strathclyde Business School as a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Operational Research in October 2018. He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Applied Mathematics from University of Isfahan, Iran, in 2004 and 2007, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Operational Research from University of Aveiro, Portugal, in 2014. Afterwards, he moved to the UK and worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the Department of Management Science of University of Strathclyde. Then he worked as a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon. Before joining the Strathclyde Business School, he held a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) position in Operational Research at the School of Mathematics of University of Edinburgh.

His research interests lie primarily in mixed integer optimization, mathematical programming, network optimization, mixed integer multi-objective optimization, robust optimization and their applications, in particular in production planning, transportation and inventory routing planning, and metabolic engineering.

Mahdi is currently the director of MSc programme in 'Data Analytics' and online programmes in 'Operational Research' and 'Business Analysis and Consulting'.


Prizes and awards

First Award of B.Sc. graduates of Department of Mathematics

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- B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics (Computer Science), University of Isfahan (UI), Isfahan, Iran (2000-2004)

- M.Sc. in Mathematics (Optimization and Optimal Control), University of Isfahan (UI), Isfahan, Iran (2005-2007)

- Ph.D. with Honors in Operational Research, University of Aveiro (UA), Aveiro, Portugal (2009-2014)


A theoretical and computational analysis of lot-sizing in remanufacturing with separate setups
Syed Ali Sharifah Aishah Binti, Doostmohammadi Mahdi, Akartunali Kerem, van Der Meer Robert
International Journal of Production Economics Vol 203, pp. 276-285 (2018)
Valid inequalities for two-period relaxations of big-bucket lot-sizing problems : zero setup case
Doostmohammadi Mahdi, Akartunali Kerem
European Journal of Operational Research Vol 267, pp. 86-95 (2018)
BacHBerry : BACterial hosts for production of bioactive phenolics from bERRY fruits
Dudnik Alexey, Doostmohammadi Mahdi,
Phytochemistry Reviews Vol 17, pp. 291-326 (2018)
The minimum cost design of transparent optical networks combining grooming, routing, and wavelength assignment
Agra Agostinho, de Sousa Amaro, Doostmohammadi Mahdi
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking Vol 24, pp. 3702-3713 (2016)
Valid inequalities for a single constrained 0-1 MIP set intersected with a conflict graph
Agra Agostinho, Doostmohammadi Mahdi, Carvalho de Souza Cid
Discrete Optimization Vol 21, pp. 42-70 (2016)
A theoretical study of two-period relaxations for lot-sizing problems with big-bucket capacities
Akartunali Kerem, Doostmohammadi Mahdi, Fragkos Ioannis
International Workshop on Lot-Sizing, pp. 105-109 (2015)

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Research interests

Mixed Integer Optimization, Polyhedral Theory, Mathematical Programming, Network Optimization, Robust Optimization, Mixed-Integer Multi-Objective Optimization.