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Dr Bahman Rostami-Tabar

Dr Bahman Rostami-Tabar

Senior Lecturer in Management Science

Cardiff Business School

Email
rostami-tabarb@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 0723
Campuses
C08, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
Users
Available for postgraduate supervision

Overview

Bahman is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Management Science at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University.

Bahman holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Bordeaux. He earned his B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, and his M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran.

His research goals are directed toward the use of Operations Research (OR) techniques to improve decision making in supply chains and operations management (SCOM), and as such positively contribute to both industrial and societal advancements.

Biography

Qualifications

  • 2016 - Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Coventry University, UK
  • 2013 - Ph.D., Industrial Engineering. Thesis entitled 'ARIMA Demand Forecasting by Aggregation', University of Bordeaux, France
  • 2010 - M.Sc., Information Systems, ECE Paris, France
  • 2009 - Proficiency in French Language, Universit√© de Poitiers , France
  • 2008 - M.Sc., Industrial Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
  • 2002 - B.Sc., Industrial Engineering, K.N.Toosi Uni. Of Technology, Tehran, Iran (4 years).

Honours and awards

  • 2009 - 2013 Campus France Scholarship award
  • 2013 MIM best paper award (IFAC)
  • 2017 International Symposium on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Best Track Paper Award, Bristol, UK

Academic positions

  • 2015 - 2016: Lecturer in Supply Chain Management, School of Strategy and Leadership, Coventry University, UK.
  • 2013 - 2015: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Industrial Engineering Lab, Ecole Centrale Paris, France.

Publications

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Teaching

Teaching commitments

  • Forecasting
  • Business Data Analytics
  • Healthcare Planning Evidence & Analytics

Research

I am interested in research on time series forecasting, and developing innovative methodologies in forecasting for social good. In my research, I have examined how a data transformation apparoach (Temporal Aggregation) can improve forecast accuracy and  utilities. I am currently working on projects which are concerned with the social impact of forecasting.

Primary research interests

  • Predictive modelling
  • Forecasting
  • Forecasting for social good (health, Humanitarian, enviroment, education,...)
  • The interface between forecasting and decision makin

Supervision

PhD Supervision

I welcome enquiries from potential PhD students in the areas of

  • Forecasting/prediction
  • Time Series Forecasting
  • Forecasting for Social Good
  • Predictive modelling in healthcare
  • Forecasting and Inventory Control in Supply Shain
  • Forecasting by Aggregation
  • Forecasting and decision making