Dr. Behzad Hezarkhani joined us as a Senior Lecturer in Operations Management.
Before joining Brunel, he was an Assistant Professor at Nottingham University Business School. Prior to that, he was a post-doctoral fellow and adjunct lecturer at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. He received his PhD at Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, where his doctoral dissertation won the 2010 Canadian Purchasing Research Foundation (CPRF) scholarship.
The primary area of his research addresses decentralized operations management and employs operations research and mathematical modelling. Behzad studies problems pertaining to cooperation and competition in a wide range of areas, e.g. inventory management, scheduling and production, transportation and logistics, and sales and marketing.