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SAMEH AL-SHIHABI

Assistant Professor


Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University of Science and Technology, USA (2002)
  • Master of Science (Major in Industrial Engineering), Iowa State University of Science and Technology, USA (1999)
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Jordan, Jordan (1972)
SUBJECTS TAUGHT / STUDENT PROJECT MENTOR
  • Project Management
  • Research Methods
  • Statistics
EXPERIENCE

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Supply Chain and Logistics Department, Talal Abu-Gazaleh University, College of Business Manama, Bahrain (2014 - 2015)
  • Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering Department, University of Jordan Amman, Jordan (2010 - 2014)
  • Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering Department, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan (2005 - 2010)
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman (2002 - 2005)
  • Instructor, Industrial Engineering Department, Iowa State University, Iowa, USA (1999 - 2002)
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Industrial Engineering Department, Iowa State University, Iowa, USA (1996 - 1999)

Corporate Experience

  • Managing Director, Business Consultant and Trainer, Delphi-Jordan Co, Amman, Jordan (2007 - 2014)

Research Visits

  • Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Computer Science Department, Barcelona, Spain, July 2008, Dr Christian Blum
  • Kaiserslautern University, Distributed Algorithm Group, Germany, July 2007 – September 2007 and August 2008 – September 2008, Dr Peter Merz

Research & Publications

  • A Hybrid of Max-Min Ant System and Linear Programming for the K-covering Problem. Computers and Operations Research, Needs minor corrections, ISI-indexed Journal.
  • Mazen Arafeh, and Mahmoud Barghash. An Improved Hybrid Algorithm for the Set Covering Problem, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Computers and Industrial Engineering, 85 (2015), 328-334, ISI-indexed Journal.
  • A Hybrid of Nested Partition, Binary Ant System, and Linear Programming for the Multidimensional Knapsack Problem, Computers and Operations Research, 37 (2010), 247-255, ISI-indexed Journal.
  • Nested Partition for the Minimum Energy Broadcast Problem, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5313 (2007), 1-11
  • Backtracking Ant System for the Traveling Salesman Problem, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3172 (2004), 318-325, ISI-indexed Journal. Note: LNCS was an ISI-indexed journal until 2005.
  • A Max-Min Ant System (MMAS) to Minimize the Multi-Performance Measures of Single Machine under a Sequence Dependant Setup Time, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Annual Conference, 520-524.
  • Ants for Sampling in the Nested Partition Algorithm, Hybrid Metaheuristice Conference 2004, 11-18.

Conference Papers Presented

  • An integer programming model for finance-based scheduling with crashing, Construction Management and Economics.
  • A max-min ant system for the finance-based scheduling problem, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering.

Awards & Recognition

  • Best research paper award - Received along with Peter Merz and Steffen Wolf for Nested Partitioning for the Minimum Energy Broadcast Problem, presented at the Learning and Intelligent Optimization Conference II (2007) in Torino, Italy