Yahya Fathi

Professor and Director of the Graduate Program

 
Yahya Fathi has been a professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at North Carolina State University since 1984. Previously, he was an assistant professor of IE at Georgia Tech and at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Dr. Fathi received the NC State University Outstanding Teacher Award in 1999, and he is a member INFORMS, IIE, Omega Rho, and Sigma Xi.

Discover more about Dr. Fathi, see Faculty Profile: Yahya Fathi.
 

Ph.D. Student Advising

Graduates (07-2018)

Current Students (07-2018)

Education

Ph.D. 1979

University of Michigan

MS 1976

Master of Science

University of Michigan

BSIE 1972

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

Sharif (formerly Arya-Mehr) University of Technology

Research Description

Linear and nonlinear programming, integer programming, exact and inexact methods in discrete optimization, with applications in cutting and packing, data mining, cluster analysis, data base management systems, production planning and scheduling, logistics, and quality engineering.

Honors and Awards

  • C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, ISE Department at NC State University, 1991
  • C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, ISE Department at NC State University, 1998

Publications

Effective methods for solving the Bi-criteria p-Center and p-Dispersion problem
Tutunchi, G. K., & Fathi, Y. (2019), COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 101, 43–54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cor.2018.08.009
An integer programming approach for solving the p-dispersion problem
Sayyady, F., & Fathi, Y. (2016), European Journal of Operational Research, 253(1), 216–225.
Determining query readiness for structured data
Alborzi, F., Chirkova, R., Doyle, J., & Fathi, Y. (2015), In Big data analytics and knowledge discovery (Vol. 9263, pp. 3–14).
p-Median and p-dispersion problems: A bi-criteria analysis
Sayyady, F., Tutunchi, G. K., & Fathi, Y. (2015), Computers & Operations Research, 61, 46–55.
Branch and bound algorithms for resource constrained project scheduling problem subject to nonrenewable resources with prescheduled procurement
Chaleshtarti, A. S., Shadrokh, S., & Fathi, Y. (2014), Mathematical Problems in Engineering.
Locating traffic sensors on a highway network models and algorithms
Sayyady, F., Fathi, Y., List, G. F., & Stone, J. R. (2013), Transportation Research Record, (2339), 30–38.
Two-stage stochastic view selection for data-analysis queries
Huang, R., Chirkova, R., & Fathi, Y. (2013), In Advances in databases and information systems (Vol. 186, pp. 115–123).
A Markov chain framework for cycle time approximation of toolsets
Akhavan-Tabatabaei, R., Fathi, Y., & Shanthikumar, J. G. (2012), IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 25(4), 589–597.
An efficient model for the crosscut optimisation problem in a wood processing mill
Fathi, Y., & Kianfar, K. (2012), International Journal of Production Research, 50(2), 485–497.
The nearest point problem in a polyhedral set and its extensions
Liu, Z., & Fathi, Y. (2012), Computational Optimization and Applications, 53(1), 115–130.
Using a mathematical programming model to examine the marginal price of capacitated resources
Kefeli, A., Uzsoy, R., Fathi, Y., & Kay, M. (2011), (Vol. 131, pp. 383–391).
An active index algorithm for the nearest point problem in a polyhedral cone
Liu, Z., & Fathi, Y. (2011), Computational Optimization and Applications, 49(3), 435–456.
Generating facets for finite master cyclic group polyhedra using n-step mixed integer rounding functions
Kianfar, K., & Fathi, Y. (2010), European Journal of Operational Research, 207(1), 105–109.
An optimal and near-optimal strategy to selecting individuals for transfer in captive breeding programs
Allen, S. D., Fathi, Y., Gross, K., & Mace, M. (2010), Biological Conservation, 143(11), 2858–2863.
Generalized mixed integer rounding inequalities: facets for infinite group polyhedra
Kianfar, K., & Fathi, Y. (2009), Mathematical Programming, 120(2), 313–346. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10107-008-0216-y
Algorithms for the q-model clustering problem with application in switching cabinet manufacturing
Morgan, S. D., & Fathi, Y. (2008), European Journal of Operational Research, 189(3), 939–951. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2007.02.060
Integer programming models for the q-mode problem
Kulkarni, G., & Fathi, Y. (2007), European Journal of Operational Research, 182(2), 612–625.
A very large scale neighborhood search algorithm for the q-mode problem
Kulkarni, G., & Fathi, Y. (2007), IIE Transactions, 39(10), 971–984. https://doi.org/10.1080/07408170701416657
Algorithms for the model configuration problem
Morgan, S. D., Fathi, Y., & Taheri, J. (2004), IIE Transactions, 36(2), 169–180. https://doi.org/10.1080/07408170490245469
Heuristic methods for gang-rip saw arbor design
Fathi, Y., & Aksakalli, V. (2004), European Journal of Operational Research, 154(3), 626–640. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0377-2217(02)00796-8
A tabu search algorithm for the multi-stage parallel machine problem with limited buffer capacities
Wardono, B., & Fathi, Y. (2004), European Journal of Operational Research, 155(2), 380–401. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0377-2217(02)00873-1
Statistical tolerancing using designed experiments in a noisy environment
Koksal, G., & Fathi, Y. (2003), Computers & Industrial Engineering, 44(3), 515–526. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0360-8352(02)00234-6
Heuristic procedures for the parallel machine problem with tool switches
Fathi, Y., & Barnette, K. W. (2002), International Journal of Production Research, 40(1), 151–164. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207540110076115
Meta-optimization using cellular automata with application to the combined trip distribution and assignment system optimal problem
Eldessouki, W. M., Fathi, Y., & Rouphail, N. (2001), Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 16(6), 384–398. https://doi.org/10.1111/0885-9507.00241
A mathematical model and a heuristic procedure for the robust design problem with high-low tolerances
Fathi, Y., & Palko, D. (2001), IIE Transactions, 33(12), 1121–1127.
Parametric design and optimization for a nonlinear precision X-Y microstage
Taylor, J. B., Carrano, A. L., & Fathi, Y. (2000), Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 19(4), 229–238. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0278-6125(01)80002-9
On the sensitivity of project variability to activity mean duration
Elmaghraby, S. E., Fathi, Y., & Taner, M. R. (1999), International Journal of Production Economics, 62(3), 219–232. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0925-5273(98)00241-2
Design of economical noise array experiments for a partially controlled simulation environment
Koksal, G., & Fathi, Y. (1998), Computers & Industrial Engineering, 35(3-4), 555–558. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0360-8352(98)00157-0
A case study in off-line quality control: characterization and optimization of batch dyeing process design
Koksal, G., Smith, W. A., Fathi, Y., Lu, J. C. Y., & McGregor, R. (1998), International Journal of Technology Management, 16(4-6), 358–382. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJTM.1998.002676
Alternative manufacturing sequences and tolerance buildup: a point of view and a case study
Fathi, Y., Mittal, R. O., Cline, J. E., & Martin, P. M. (1997), International Journal of Production Research, 35(1), 123–136. https://doi.org/10.1080/002075497196019
A linear approximation model for the parameter design problem
Fathi, Y. (1997), European Journal of Operational Research, 97(3), 561–570. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0377-2217(96)00286-X

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