University of Calgary

Farzad Zaerpour

  • Doctoral Student
  • Doctoral Students [OSCM]

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.

Research Interests

Previous Academic Degrees and Research Focus

Farzad Zaerpour is a PhD candidate of Operations Management at Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. He obtained a BSc degree in Industrial Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology and an MSc degree in Supply Chain Management at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.  

Farzad is supervised by Prof. Diane P. Bischak and Prof. Mozart B.C. Menezes; and his main  research interest is Operations Research in Health Care. His research has been published in international journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, Expert Systems With Applications, and Applied Mathematical Modeling. .


Publications, Working Papers, Work in Progress

  • Zaerpour, F., D.P. Bischak, M.B.C. Menezes (2018) “Considering complexity in an emergency department”, working paper.

  • Zaerpour, F., D.P. Bischak, M.B.C. Menezes, E. Lang, A. McRae (2018) “A cartographic study of emergency departments”, working paper.

  • Zaerpour, F., M. Bijvank, Z. Sun (2018) “Physician Scheduling to Improve Patient Flow through Emergency Rooms”, working pape

  • Zaerpour, F., D.P. Bischak, M.B.C. Menezes (2017) “Coordinated lab-clinics: A tactical assignment problem in healthcare”, European Journal of Operational Research (Accepted).
  • Zareei, A., F. Zaerpour, M. Bagherpour, A.A. Noora, A.H. Vencheh (2011). “A New Approach for Solving Fuzzy Critical Path Problem Using Analysis of Events”. Expert Systems With Applications (Accepted).

  • Mazdeh, M., F. Zaerpour, A. Zareei, A. Hajinezhad (2010). “Parallel Machines Scheduling to Minimize Job Tardiness and Machine Deteriorating Cost with Deteriorating Jobs”. Applied Mathematical Modeling Journal (Accepted).

  • Mazdeh, M., F. Zaerpour, F. Firouzi Jahantigh (2010). “A fuzzy modeling for single machine scheduling problem with deteriorating jobs”. International Journal of Industrial Engineering Computations (Accepted).

  • Jafari, A. M. Jafarian, A. Zareei, F. Zaerpour (2008). “Using fuzzy Delphi method in maintenance strategy selection problem”. Journal of Uncertain Systems (Accepted).

Current Studies

  • Doctoral Student
    Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
    Supervisor: Diane Bischak
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