Maryam Keshtzari, PhD

Maryam Keshtzari
Office: Belanich Engineering Center 336

Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering

  • PhD, Texas Tech University
  • MS, Azad University
  • BS, Kar University

Dr. Maryam Keshtzari is an Assistant Professor of the Industrial & Systems Engineering Department at the University of San Diego. She earned her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University in 2020.

Her research interests are applied operations research (including but not limited to healthcare and supply chain management), simulation optimization, and stochastic modeling. She was awarded the Covenant Health and Social Services Graduate Fellowship in 2019–2020 in recognition of her contribution to the healthcare community in West Texas.

Dr. Keshtzari has taught Engineering Economics at Texas Tech University and received the Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award. She also has taught Project Management, Supply Chain Management, and Systems Analysis as an Instructor at the University of Applied Science and Technology in Iran.

Scholarly Work

  • With B. A. Norman, “Capacity planning in oncology clinics”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, October 2019.
  • With B. A. Norman, “A mathematical model to improve patient access in oncology clinics”, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering Conference (IISE), Orlando, FL, May 2019.
  • With Khorasani, S. T., Islam, M. S., & Feizi, R., “Intravenous fluid delivery time improvement: application of cross-docking system”, International journal of health care quality assurance, 2018.
  • With B. A. Norman, “Multi-appointment patient scheduling for chemotherapy”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 2018.
  • With B. A. Norman, “Simulation-based optimization for appointment scheduling in cancer clinics”, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering Conference (IISE), Orlando, FL, May 2018.
  • With M., Naderi, B., & Mehdizadeh, E., “An improved mathematical model and a hybrid metaheuristic for truck scheduling in cross-dock problems”, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 91, 197-204, 2016.

Areas of Expertise

applied operations research, supply chain management, simulation

Office Hours

Section 01R
1/25 - 5/21 TH 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmTBD - TBD
1/25 - 5/21 T W 9:00 am - 11:00 amTBD - TBD