Dr. Sepideh Alavi is an Assistant Professor in the Information and Decision Sciences Department of California State University San Bernardino. She received her Ph.D. in Supply Chain and Operations Management from Lubar School of Business at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2020.
Dr. Alavi teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Supply Chain Management, Business Statistics, Data-Driven Decision Making, and Project Management in the Jack H. Brown College of Business at CSUSB. She has more than seven years of experience in teaching supply chain, logistics and business analytics courses, and scholar work, in addition to multiple years of professional experience in industry.
Dr. Alavi’s research areas include the application of optimization models in supply chain and operations management, transportation problems, as well as corporate social responsibility and sustainable development. Her research has been published in several journals such as Journal of Business Analytics, Sustainability, and International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management. She has presented her research achievements in conferences such as INFORMS, Decision Sciences, and Computers and Industrial Engineering. She has been the recipient of multiple teaching and research awards during the years of her scholar activities including Sheldon B. Lubar Doctoral Scholarship, Roger L. Fitzsimonds Doctoral Scholarship, and Outstanding Doctoral Student Teaching Award. Dr. Alavi is currently the director of the Master's program in Logistics and E-Commerce in the Jack H. Brown College of Business at CSUSB.
Ph.D. in Supply Chain and Operations Management, University of Wisconsin-Milwuakee, 2020
M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering (Concentration in Logistics), Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran, 2011
B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, Alzahra University, Iran, 2009
ADMN 6010: Data-Driven Decision Making
ADMN 2100: Applied Business Statistics
SCM 3040: Principles of Supply Chain Management
SCM 4700: Advanced Supply Chain Management
SCM 5150: Project Management