Prof.dr. Jalal Ashayeri

Prof.dr. Jalal Ashayeri

Expert areas: Health & Education (Health Care Management), Management & Organisation (Business Intelligence, Change Management, Decision Making, Knowledge Management, Logistics Management, Operations Management, Performance Management, Project Management, Quality Management, Research and Development, Risk Management, Service Management, Supply Chain Management), Operations (Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management, Transport), Quantitative Methods (Business Research Methods, Operations Research), Strategy & Innovation (Process Innovation, Product Innovation, Strategic Decision Making, Strategy of Logistics, Sustainable Development)


Dr. Ashayeri is professor of Quantitative Supply Chain Management at TIAS Business School. He served the School of Economics and Management, Department of Econometrics and Operations Research at the Tilburg University until early 2016. He designed new specialization tracks within the MScBA-program that helped the program gain popularity and raise in the ranking.  Dr. Ashayeri also served as a member of the Center for Economic Research (CentER) at Tilburg University. He has delivered guest lectures at various conferences, workshops and other educational institutes. He maintains links with leading-edge research institutes in Europe and around the world. Prior to joining Tilburg University, he was faculty member of the department of Industrial Engineering Management at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.

As a distinguished industrial researcher and speaker, Dr. Ashayeri has more than 35 years experience teaching and advising manufacturing organizations through the managerial and technical changes required to achieve greater value, quality, productivity and flexibility. Dr. Ashayeri has dedicated his career to advancing the fields of facility automation, manufacturing, and supply chain design and management. His recent interest includes design of Smart Supply Chain systems. Dr Ashayeri’ s goal is to enable professionals in industry to benefit from academic research and capacities. Collaborating with companies representing a broad array of manufacturing and service industries, Dr Ashayeri has conducted and participated in more than 120 projects in various Engineering Management areas. He has published some 110 refereed journal articles and papers in the proceedings of international conferences on manufacturing and warehousing design, advanced manufacturing planning and control, logistics, and supply chain management.



  • Hesarsorkh, A. H., Ashayeri, J., & Naeini, A. B. (2021). Pharmaceutical R&D project portfolio selection and scheduling under uncertainty: A robust possibilistic optimization approach. Computers & Industrial Engineering155, 107114.
  • Ranjbar, Y., Sahebi, H., Ashayeri, J., & Teymouri, A. (2020). A competitive dual recycling channel in a three-level closed loop supply chain under different power structures: Pricing and collecting decisions. Journal of Cleaner Production272(1).
  • Samouei, P., & Ashayeri, J. (2019). Developing optimization & robust models for a mixed-model assembly line balancing problem with semi-automated operations. Applied Mathematical Modelling72, 259-275.
  • Samouei, P., Fattahi, P., Ashayeri, J., & Ghazinoory, S. (2016). Bottleneck easing-based assignment of work and product mixture determination: fuzzy assembly line balancing approach. Applied Mathematical Modelling40(7-8), 4323-4340.