Dr. Mojahid Saeed Osman

B.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, Sudan University of Science and Technology, 1999

M.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, 2006

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, 2010

Prior to joining NDSU, Mojahid Osman was a faculty member at the American University of Sharjah and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. He also worked in industry for ExxonMobil and Petronas. His research focuses on the applied operations research, and linear and nonlinear optimization with specific interests in dynamic network flow modeling. His research and funded project efforts have been published in a number of highly-reputed peer reviewed international journals and presented in leading international conferences in his research area.

Research Interests:

  • Applied operations research and optimization
  • Simulation and uncertainty modeling
  • Production and inventory systems design, modeling, and analysis
  • Large-scale networks routing and scheduling
  • Supply chain modeling

Selected Publications:

  • Saeed Osman M., (2022) "Modeling and Simulation for Inventory Management of Repairable Items in Maintenance Systems”, SIMULATION Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International: 98(11) 1013–1037; 
  • Saeed Osman M., (2022) “Centralized vs. Decentralized Planning of Dynamic Flows on Capacitated Transport Networks: A Comparative Computational Study", International Journal Of Industrial Engineering-Theory Applications and Practice,  29(4): 453-463;
  • Saeed Osman M., (2022) "Multi-product Distribution in Multi-supplier Combined and Capacitated Transport Networks", International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, 15(1-2): 33-; 52;
  • Saeed Osman M., (2021) “A Computational Optimization Method for Scheduling Resource-constrained Sequence-dependent Changeovers on Multi-machine Production Lines”, Expert Systems with Applications: 168, 114265;
  • Saeed Osman M., (2019) “Uncertainty modeling for bus selection and allocation in a private transportation system”. Journal Transportation Planning and Technology, 42(7): 714-728;
  • Saeed Osman M., Ram B., (2017) “Routing and scheduling on evacuation path networks using centralized hybrid approach”. Computers and Operations Research, 88, (2017): 332-339;
  • Saeed Osman M., Ram B. (2017) "Distributed scheduling approach for dynamic evacuation networks". Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems: 1-16. doi: 10.1080/13873954.2017.1282879.
  • Saeed Osman M., Ram B., and Samanlioglu F. (2014) “Efficient Approaches for Furnace Loading ", Applied Mathematical Modelling; 38 (4): 1548–1562;
  • Saeed Osman M., and Ram B. (2013), "Two-Phase Evacuation Route Planning Approach Using Combined  Path Networks for Buildings And Roads", Computers and Industrial Engineering, 65: 233- 245.
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