Doctoral Programs Student Directory

Ameera Ibrahim

Ph.D. Candidate in Management Science

 

Email: ameera@som.umass.edu
Office: SOM 308

 

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Education:

M.S. Optimization in Operational Research, University of Nantes, Science and Technology Campus,
Nantes, France, May 2010

B.S. Computer Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo,
Egypt, May 2004

Research/Teaching Interests:

Retail Management

Healthcare Applications

Business Analytics

Logistics and Transportation

Mathematical Programming

Operations and Information Technology Mgt

Supply Chain Management

Project Management


  

Dissertation Proposal:

Title: Optimizing Consumer-Centric Assortment Planning under Cross-Selling Effects

Chair: Dr. Ahmed Ghoniem
Committee Members: Prof. Iqbal Agha, Prof. Robert Nakosteen, Prof. J. MacGregor Smith

View Abstract (pdf)



Publications:

Ghoniem, A., Maddah, B., and Ibrahim, A. (2014) Optimizing Assortment and Pricing of Multiple Retail Categories with Cross-Selling, submitted.

Working Papers

 
A Multi-Category Assortment Packing Problem under Cross-Selling and Cannibalization Effects, with Ghoniem, A., in preparation.

Optimal Bundle-Size Pricing, with Ghoniem, A., in preparation.

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

Ibrahim, A., Ghoniem, A., and Maddah, B. (2014) Retail Assortment and Pricing Decisions under the Maximum Utility Consumer Choice Model, Proceedings of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Presentations:

"Optimizing Assortment and Pricing of Multiple Retail Categories with Cross-Selling"
•    INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 2013
•    POMS Conference, Denver, Colorado, May 2013
•    INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 2011

"A Multi-Category Assortment Packing Problem Under Cross-Selling and Cannibalization Effects"
•    IIE Annual Conference, ISERC, Montreal, Canada, May 2014
•    NEDSI Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2014

"Retail Assortment and Pricing Decisions under the Maximum Utility Consumer Choice Model"
•    IIE Annual Conference, ISERC, Montreal, Canada, May 2014

 

Honors & Awards:

INFORMS Magna Cum Laude Student Chapter Annual Award (2011).
Outstanding Service Award, UMass Amherst Student Chapter of INFORMS (2010-2011).

Professional Service/ Memberships:

Student Member of INFORMS and POMS.
Member of UMass Amherst Student Chapter of INFORMS, 2010-present.

Student officer at UMass Amherst Student Chapter of INFORMS, 2010-2011.
Invited panelist at the UMass Amherst Student Chapter of INFORMS panel discussion: "The Process of Building a Teaching Portfolio", March 2014.
Invited referee, ISERC conference proceedings.
Invited referee, Advances in Operations Research journal.

Coaching graduation projects at the French University in Egypt.

Previous Employment:

2004 - 2010, Teaching Assistant/Instructor, Department of Management and Information Systems, The French University in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt.
2005 - 2006, Software Developer, German Auto Service (GAS), Cairo, Egypt.
2004 - 2005, Software Developer, Modern Information Systems Company (MISC), Cairo, Egypt.