Dr Amin Vafadarnikjoo

Management School

Lecturer in Operations Management and Decision Sciences

Amin Vafadarnikjoo wearing a white shirt, black checked tie and black jacket.
a.vafadarnikjoo@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 3453

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Dr Amin Vafadarnikjoo
Management School
B067
Sheffield University Management School
Conduit Road
Sheffield
S10 1FL
Profile

Amin Vafadarnikjoo is a Lecturer in Operations Management and Decision Sciences at Sheffield University Management School.

Amin gained his PhD from the Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia, in 2020. Prior to joining the University of Sheffield, he worked as a Research Associate at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School.

His research interests lie in the field of operations and supply chain management using operations research and quantitative research methods. His articles have been published in Annals of Operations Research and International Journal of Management Reviews among others.

Amin is a member of the British Academy of Management, Decision Sciences Institute, European Operations Management Association, International Society in MCDM and Operational Research Society. He holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Research interests
  • Decision analysis
  • Multiple criteria decision making
  • Circular economy and sustainability
  • Supply chain risk management
  • Service operations
  • Smart manufacturing technologies
  • Industry 4.0/5.0
Publications

Journal articles

Conference proceedings papers

  • Scherz M & Vafadarnikjoo A (2019) Multiple criteria decision analysis under uncertainty in sustainable construction : a neutrosophic modified best-worst method. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Vol. 323(1). Graz, Austria, 11 September 2019 - 14 September 2019. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Vafadarnikjoo A, Mobin M & Firouzabadi SMAK (2016) An intuitionistic fuzzy-based DEMATEL to rank risks of construction projects. Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Vol. 0 (pp 1366-1377) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Allahi S, Mobin M, Vafadarnikjoo A & Salmon C (2015) An integrated AHP-GIS-MCLP method to locate bank branches. IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2015 (pp 1104-1113) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Vafadarnikjoo A, Mobin M, Salmon C & Javadian N (2015) An integrated gray-fuzzy cause and effect approach to determine the most significant categories of project risks. IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2015 (pp 987-996) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Vafadarnikjoo A, Firouzabadi SMAK, Mobin M & Roshani A (2015) A meta-heuristic approach to locate optimal switch locations in cellular mobile networks. International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management 2015, ASEM 2015 (pp 203-212) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Vafadarnikjoo A, Mobin M, Allahi S & Rastegari A (2015) A hybrid approach of intuitionistic fuzzy set theory and dematel method to prioritize selection Criteria of bank branches locations. International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management 2015, ASEM 2015 (pp 595-604) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Saeedpoor M, Vafadarnikjoo A, Mobin M & Rastegari A (2015) A servqual model approach integrated with fuzzy AHP and fuzzy topsis methodologies to rank life insurance firms. International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management 2015, ASEM 2015 (pp 605-614) RIS download Bibtex download
Research group

Operations Management and Decision Sciences

Teaching activities
  • MGT138: Analysis for Decision Making
  • MGT6085: Global Supply Chain Leadership
PhD Supervision

Amin is interested in supervising PhD students in the following areas:

  • Circular economy and sustainability
  • Supply chain risk management
  • Service operations
  • Emerging technologies in supply chain management and logistics
  • Industry 4.0/5.0