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

An integer programming approach for solving the p-dispersion problem
Sayyady, F. and Fathi, Y. (2016), European Journal of Operational Research, 253(1), 216-225.
Determining query readiness for structured data
Alborzi, F. and Chirkova, R. and Doyle, J. and Fathi, Y. (2015), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 9263(), 3-14.
p-Median and p-dispersion problems: A bi-criteria analysis
Sayyady, F. and Tutunchi, G. K. and 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. and Shadrokh, S. and Fathi, Y. (2014), Mathematical Problems in Engineering, (), .
Locating traffic sensors on a highway network models and algorithms
Sayyady, F. and Fathi, Y. and List, G. F. and Stone, J. R. (2013), Transportation Research Record, (2339), 30-38.
Two-stage stochastic view selection for data-analysis queries
Huang, R. and Chirkova, R. and Fathi, Y. (2013), Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 186(), 115-123.
A Markov chain framework for cycle time approximation of toolsets
Akhavan-Tabatabaei, R. and Fathi, Y. and 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. and 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. and 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. and Uzsoy, R. and Fathi, Y. and Kay, M. (2011), International Journal of Production Economics, 131(1), 383-391.
An active index algorithm for the nearest point problem in a polyhedral cone
Liu, Z. and 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. and 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. and Fathi, Y. and Gross, K. and Mace, M. (2010), Biological Conservation, 143(11), 2858-2863.
Generalized mixed integer rounding inequalities: facets for infinite group polyhedra
Kianfar, K. and Fathi, Y. (2009), Mathematical Programming, 120(2), 313-346.
Algorithms for the q-model clustering problem with application in switching cabinet manufacturing
Morgan, S. D. and Fathi, Y. (2008), European Journal of Operational Research, 189(3), 939-951.
Integer programming models for the q-mode problem
Kulkarni, G. and 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. and Fathi, Y. (2007), IIE Transactions, 39(10), 971-984.
Algorithms for the model configuration problem
Morgan, S. D. and Fathi, Y. and Taheri, J. (2004), IIE Transactions, 36(2), 169-180.
Heuristic methods for gang-rip saw arbor design
Fathi, Y. and Aksakalli, V. (2004), European Journal of Operational Research, 154(3), 626-640.
A tabu search algorithm for the multi-stage parallel machine problem with limited buffer capacities
Wardono, B. and Fathi, Y. (2004), European Journal of Operational Research, 155(2), 380-401.
Statistical tolerancing using designed experiments in a noisy environment
Koksal, G. and Fathi, Y. (2003), Computers & Industrial Engineering, 44(3), 515-526.
Heuristic procedures for the parallel machine problem with tool switches
Fathi, Y. and Barnette, K. W. (2002), International Journal of Production Research, 40(1), 151-164.
Meta-optimization using cellular automata with application to the combined trip distribution and assignment system optimal problem
Eldessouki, W. M. and Fathi, Y. and Rouphail, N. (2001), Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 16(6), 384-398.
A mathematical model and a heuristic procedure for the robust design problem with high-low tolerances
Fathi, Y. and Palko, D. (2001), IIE Transactions, 33(12), 1121-1127.
Parametric design and optimization for a nonlinear precision X-Y microstage
Taylor, J. B. and Carrano, A. L. and Fathi, Y. (2000), Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 19(4), 229-238.
On the sensitivity of project variability to activity mean duration
Elmaghraby, S. E. and Fathi, Y. and Taner, M. R. (1999), International Journal of Production Economics, 62(3), 219-232.
Design of economical noise array experiments for a partially controlled simulation environment
Koksal, G. and Fathi, Y. (1998), Computers & Industrial Engineering, 35(3-4), 555-558.
A case study in off-line quality control: characterization and optimization of batch dyeing process design
Koksal, G. and Smith, W. A. and Fathi, Y. and Lu, J. C. Y. and McGregor, R. (1998), International Journal of Technology Management, 16(4-6), 358-382.
Alternative manufacturing sequences and tolerance buildup: a point of view and a case study
Fathi, Y. and Mittal, R. O. and Cline, J. E. and Martin, P. M. (1997), International Journal of Production Research, 35(1), 123-136.
A linear approximation model for the parameter design problem
Fathi, Y. (1997), European Journal of Operational Research, 97(3), 561-570.

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