Mohammad Rahdar, PhD

Associate Professor

Dr. Rahdar teaches IE courses including Operations Research, Planning and Controlling of Operations, Systems Engineering, and Engineering Economics.

His research specialties are in multi-level optimization models and applications and optimization techniques under uncertainty.

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Education and Training

  • PhD, Iowa State University, Industrial Engineering
  • MS, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran, Industrial Engineering
  • BS, IAU, Tehran North Branch, Iran, Industrial Engineering


Rahdar, M., Wang, L. (2017). New branch and bound algorithms for the bilevel linear programming problem. Submitted to Optimization Letters.

Rahdar, M., Wang, L., Hu, G. (2016). A tri-level optimization model for inventory control with uncertain demand and lead time. Submitted to International Journal of Production Economics.

Rahdar, M., Wang, L., Hu, G. (2014). Potential competition for biomass between biopower and biofuel under RPS and RFS2. Applied Energy, 119, 10-20.

Rahdar, M., Nookabadi, A. S. (2014). Coordination mechanism for a deteriorating item in a two-level supply chain system. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 38(11), 2884-2900.

Nookabadi, A.S., Emami, S., Rahdar, M. (2010). Production inventory system of deteriorating items with inflation induced demand. International Journal of Industrial Engineering & Production Management, 20(4), 39-51.

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Courses Taught

Engineering Economic Analysis
Operations Research
Production Management
Computer Applications in Management
Information Technology Management Principles


Mohammad Rahdar

Engineering and Physics
Hayes Hall 221
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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