Dr. Vahid Khiabani

Assistant Professor | Engineering Management Coordinator

Dr. Vahid Khiabani
615-898-5525
Room 241, Voorhies Engineering Technology (VET)
MTSU Box 19, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

W & TH  9:00 – 12:00 pm & 1:30 – 3:30 pm           Additional office hours available by appointment

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., North Dakota State University (2014)
  • M.S., Eastern Mediterranean University (2008)

Biography

Dr. Khiabani is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Studies, where he serves as the Graduate Coordinator of Engineering Management. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering from North Dakota State University (NDSU) in 2014 after completing his dissertation, entitled �Multi-objective Optimal PMUs Placement in Power Systems�. ...

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Dr. Khiabani is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Studies, where he serves as the Graduate Coordinator of Engineering Management. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering from North Dakota State University (NDSU) in 2014 after completing his dissertation, entitled �Multi-objective Optimal PMUs Placement in Power Systems�. He obtained his M.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering from Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) in 2008. He earned his B.Sc. in 2004 from Tabriz Azad University in Applied Mathematics. He worked as Assistant Professor of Operations Management at Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) from 2014 to 2015.

During his doctoral program, he was working as a research and teaching assistant in Department of Industrial Engineering, and has conducted several Department of Veterans Affairs (VA); Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded research projects. His current research interests include Operations Research, Smart Grid Optimization, Healthcare Process Improvement, Mathematical and Probabilistic Modelling, Quality and Reliability Engineering, Simulation and Modeling, Heuristics, Lean & Six Sigma.

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