Associate Professor

Contact InformationHossein Abouee Mehrizi

Phone: 519-888-4567 x35240
Location: CPH 3659


Biography Summary

Hossein Abouee Mehrizi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management Sciences at the University of Waterloo, as well as a Canada Research Chair in healthcare Analytics.

His research interests include data-driven modeling of complex stochastic systems, stochastic processes and optimization with applications in service and health systems.

Research Interests

  • Data-driven modeling of complex systems
  • Stochastic processes and optimization
  • Service and healthcare operations management


  • 2011, Doctorate, Operations Management, University of Toronto
  • 2005, Master's, Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology
  • 2003, Bachelor's, Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology


  • MSCI 555 - Scheduling: Theory and Practice
    • Taught in 2015, 2016, 2017
  • MSCI 631 - Probabilistic Models in Operations Research
    • Taught in 2015
  • MSCI 700 - Topics in Operations Research and Management
    • Taught in 2016
  • MSCI 719 - Operations Analytics
    • Taught in 2017, 2018, 2019
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Sarhangian, V and Abouee-Mehrizi, H and Baron, O and Berman, O and Heddle, NM and Barty, R, Reducing the age of transfused red blood cells in hospitals: ordering and allocation policies, Vox sanguinis, 2016
  • Abouee-Mehrizi, Hossein and Baron, Opher, State-dependent M/G/1 queueing systems, Queueing Systems, 82(1-2), 2016, 121 - 148
  • Sharma, Shrutivandana and Abouee Mehrizi, Hossein and Berman, Oded, Optimal Joint Replenishment and Transshipment Policies in a Multi-Period Inventory System With Lost Sales, Rotman School of Management Working Paper(257606), 2015
  • Abouee-Mehrizi, Hossein and Berman, Oded and Sharma, Shrutivandana, Optimal Joint Replenishment and Transshipment Policies in a Multi-Period Inventory System with Lost Sales, Operations Research, 63(2), 2015, 342 - 350
  • Sadat, Somayeh and Abouee-Mehrizi, Hossein and Carter, Michael W, Can hospitals compete on quality?, Health care management science, 18(3), 2015, 376 - 388