Journal Papers


[J18] Seyedan, S. Mahya, Mafakheri, F. and Wang, C. (2022). Cluster-Based Demand Forecasting Using Bayesian Model Averaging: An Ensemble Learning Approach, Decision Analytics, accepted-in-press.


[J17] Vazifeh, Z., Mafakheri, F., and An, C. (2021) Biomass Supply Chain Coordination for Remote Communities: A Game-theoretic Modeling and Analysis Approach, Sustainable Cities and Society, 69, 102819 (Impact Factor: 7.587).

[J16] Cai, M., An, C., Guy, C., Lu, C., and Mafakheri, F. (2021). Assessing the regional biogenic methanol emission from spring wheat during the growing season: A Canadian case study, Environmental Pollution, 287, 117602. (Impact Factor: 8.071).

[J15] Daneshmand, M., Noroozi, F., Corneanu, C., Mafakheri, F., and Fiorini, P. (2021). Industry 4.0 and Prospects of Circular Economy: A Survey of Robotic Assembly and Disassembly, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, accepted-in-press (Impact Factor: 3.226).

[J14] Khodami, S., Mafakheri, F., Zeng, Y. (2021). A system dynamics approach to comparative analysis of biomass supply chain coordination strategies, Energies, 14 (10), 2808 (Impact Factor: 3.004).

[J13] Seyedan, S. Mahya & Mafakheri, F (2020), Demand Forecasting in Supply Chain Management Using Big Data Analytics: Methods, Applications, and Research Opportunities, Journal of Big Data, 7:53, 1-22 (Impact factor: 2.501).

[J12] Mafakheri, F., Adebanjo, D., Genus,A. (2020). “Coordinating Biomass Supply Chains for Remote Communities: A Comparative Analysis of Non- cooperative and Cooperative Scenarios”. International Journal Production Research, accepted-in-press (Impact Factor: 8.568).

[J11] Nasiri, F., and Mafakheri, F., Adebanjo, D., Haghighat, F. (2017). “Modeling and Analysis of Renewable Heat Integration into Non-Domestic Buildings - The Case of Biomass Boilers: A Whole Life Asset-Supply Chain Optimization Approach Using System Dynamics”, Biomass and Bioenergy, 95, 244-256 (Impact Factor: 5.061).

[J10] D. Adebanjo, P Samaranayake, F. Mafakheri, and T. Laosirihongthong (2016). Prioritization of Six Sigma Project Selection: A Resource-Based View and Institutional Norms Perspective, Benchmarking, 23 (7), 1983-2003 (Impact Factor: 2.60).

[J9] F. Nasiri and F. Mafakheri (2015). “Postgraduate research supervision at a distance: a review of challenges and strategies”, Studies in Higher Education, 40 (10), 1962-1969 (Impact Factor: 3.363).

[J8] F. Nasiri and F. Mafakheri (2015). “Higher Education Lecturing and Humor: From Perspectives to Strategies”, Higher Education Studies, 5 (5), 25-31.


[J7] A. Genus, F. Mafakheri. (2014). “A Neo-institutional Perspective of Supply Chains and Energy Security: Bioenergy in the UK”, Applied Energy, 123, 307- 315 (Impact Factor: 9.746).


[J6] F. Mafakheri, F.Nasiri. (2014). “Modeling of Biomass-to-Energy Supply Chain Operations: Applications, Challenges and Research Directions”, Energy Policy, 67, 116-126 (Impact Factor: 6.142).


[J5] F. Mafakheri and F. Nasiri. (2013). “Revenue Sharing Coordination in Reverse Logistics”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 59, 185-196 (Impact Factor: 7.246).


[J4] F. Mafakheri, M. Breton, and S.S. Chauhan (2012). “Project-to-Organization Matching: An Integrated Risk Assessment Approach”, International Journal of IT Project Management, 3(3), 45-59.


[J3] F. Mafakheri, M. Breton, and A. Ghoniem (2011). Supplier Selection-Order Allocation: A Two-Stage Multiple Criteria Dynamic Programming Approach, International Journal of Production Economics, 132 (1), 52-57 (Impact Factor: 7.885).

[J2] F. Mafakheri, F. Nasiri, and M. Moussavi (2008), Project Agility Assessment: An Integrated Decision Analysis Approach, Journal of Production Planning and Control, 19 (6), 567-576 (Impact Factor: 6.800).

[J1] F. Mafakheri, L. Dai, D. Slezak and F. Nasiri (2007). Project Delivery Systems Selection under Uncertainty: A Multi-Criteria Multi-Level Decision Aid Model, ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering, 23 (4), 200-26 (Impact Factor: 2.867).


[C18] Seyedan, M., Wang, C., Mafakheri, F. (2022). Data-driven Inventory Optimization: A Demand Forecasting Approach. 2022 CORS/INFORMS International Conference, June 5-8, Vancouver, BC, Canada.


[C17] Esmaeili, F., Cote, R., Mafakheri, F. (2022). Using Hashing Methods to Categorize Data Into Buckets to Improve Query Execution Performance. 2022 CORS/INFORMS International Conference, June 5-8, Vancouver, BC, Canada.


[C16] Vazifeh, Z., Mafakheri, F., An, C. (2022). Bioenergy Supply Chain Coordination: A Revenue Sharing Mechanism. 2022 CORS/INFORMS International Conference, June 5-8, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

[C15] Vazifeh, Z., Khoddami, S., and Mafakheri, F. (2021). Customer churn prediction by integrating Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and classification techniques, Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS) annual conference, 7- 10 June (virtual).

[C14] Seyedan, M., Mafakheri, F. “Developing a framework for price optimization using demand forecasting feedback approach”, INFORMS Conference on Service Science (ICSS 2020), December 19-21, 2020, (Virtual).


[C13] Mafakheri, F. “Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Supply Chain Management: A Post Pandemic Perspective”, Designing A Trans-disciplinary Research on Ecology of Health Supply-Chain Networks Workshop, The 25th Society of Design and Process Science (SDPS) Conference (Virtual), Nov. 18-20, 2020.


[C12] Mafakheri, F. “A Comparative Analysis of Cooperative and Non-cooperative Bioenergy Supply Chain Coordination for Northern Canada”, INFORMS International Conference, Cancun, Mexico, June 9-12, 2019.


[C11] Esmaeilzadeh, S., Nasiri, F., and Mafakheri, F., “Principal role of agent- based approach in further advancements of bioenergy supply chain management”, Optimization Days, Montreal, QC, Canada, May 7-9, 2018.


[C10] F. Mafakheri “Hospitals' Food Supply Chain Management: A Multi- Objective Dynamic Programming Approach”, Optimization Days 2017 and 1st Canadian Healthcare Optimization Workshop (CHOW), Montreal, QC, May 8-11, 2017


[C9] F. Nasiri, and F. Mafakheri “Integrating Biomass Boilers into Non-domestic Buildings: A System Dynamics Analysis, CORS/INFORMS International Conference, Montreal, QC, June 14-17, 2015.


[C8] A. Genus, F. Mafakheri, Understanding biofuels transitions: the contribution of Scott’s work on neo-institutional theory, International workshop on ‘Tracing biofuel transitions: policies, practices and phase-outs’, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, January 24-25, 2013.


[C7] F. Mafakheri, F. Nasiri, An Analysis of Equilibrium Coordination Incentives in Reverse Supply Chains, The 9th International Conference on Computational Management Science (CMS 2012), Imperial College London, UK, April 18-20, 2012.


[C6] F. Mafakheri, F. Nasiri, Coordination in Reverse Supply Chains, The 53rd Annual Conference of the Operational Research Society - OR53, Nottingham, UK, September 6-8, 2011.


[C5] F. Mafakheri, and M. Breton, A Risk Based Project-to-Organization Matching System Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process, Decision Sciences Institute - The 40th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA, November 14-17, 2009.


[C4] F. Mafakheri, and M. Breton, A Two Stage Multiple Criteria-dynamic Programming Approach for Supplier Selection-order Allocation, INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA, October 11-14, 2009.


[C3] F. Mafakheri, F. Nasiri, and L. Dai, A Multiple Criteria Decision Aid Model for Agility Assessment: Application in Software Development Projects, The IET International Conference on Agile Manufacturing (ICAM 2007), Collingwood College, Durham University, UK, 9-11 July 2007.

[C2] F. Mafakheri, Development of a Decision Support System for project delivery system selection under uncertainty, The 1st Graduate Students' Research Conference, University of Regina, Regina, Canada, April 2006.


[C1] F. Mafakheri, L. Dai, D. Slezak, and F. Nasiri, Selecting the Optimal Project Delivery System: A Rough-AHP Decision Aid, Joint IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on Rough Sets and Soft Computing in Intelligent Agent and Web Technologies, Compiegne, France, 2005.