Dr. Poorya Farahani

Former PostDoc

Research interests

  • Supply chain planning
  • Production planning and scheduling
  • Logistics and transportation
  • Inventory planning


09/2007- 05/2011

            Ph.D. Operations Management.
            Technical University of Denmark.

09/2004- 06/2006

            M.Sc. Industrial Engineering.
            Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran

09/2000- 06/2004

            B.Sc. Industrial Engineering.
            Khajeh Nasir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran



Grunow, M., Farahani, P. (2011), Deployment, in: Stadtler, H., Fleischmann, B., Grunow, M., Meyr, H., Sürie, C. “Advanced Planning in Supply Chains - Illustrating the Concepts Using an SAP® APO Case Study”, Springer-Verlag, Berlin et al., pp. 217-248.

Journal publications

Farahani, P., Akkerman, R., Grunow, M. (2013), “Operations planning of prepared meal delivery in Danish institutional kitchens”, International Journal of Production Economics, accepted for publication.

Piramuthu, S., Farahani, P., Grunow, M. (2012), “RFID-generated Traceability for Contaminated Product Recall in Perishable Food Supply Networks”, under review in European Journal of Operational Research.

Farahani, P., Grunow, M., Guenther H.-O. (2011), “Integrated production and distribution planning for perishable food products”, Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal (in press).  doi: 10.1007/s10696-011-9125-0.

Akkerman, R., Farahani, P., Grunow, M. (2010), “Food distribution management: A review of quantitative models and challenges”, OR-spectrum, Volume 32, Number 4, pp. 863-904.

Conference contributions

Farahani, P., Grunow, M. (2010), “Deployment planning in supply chains: Challenges in implementing the hierarchical advanced planning concept”, EurOMA2010 conference, Portugal.

Farahani, P., Grunow, M., Guenther H.-O. (2009), “A heuristic approach for short-term operations planning in a catering company”, IEEM 09 conference in HongKong.

Jolai, F., Farahani, P., Akrami, H., Razmi, J. (2007), “A meta heuristic method for multi mode resource constrained project scheduling problem with consideration of time value of money”, IESM2007 conference, China.

Jolai, F., Farahani, P., Kafi, F., Akrami, H., Razmi, J., Torabi, A. (2006), “A pricing and lot-sizing model for deteriorating items with partial backlogging, variable lead time and present value”, ILS2006 conference, France.