Keivan Sadeghzadeh’s primary research is focused on developing interpretable and robust quantitative methods and applying advanced decision-making models to perform operational risk and failure analysis. He is interested in the application of statistics and decision analytics as they pertain to operations and supply chain management, particularly in complex healthcare systems. Prior to joining the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Charlton College of Business and a Postdoctoral Researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management.

Sadeghzadeh has several years of experience in supervising research teams and leading industry projects on topics such as business operations, quantitative analysis, quality and reliability, as well as business and organizational excellence. He has served as a reviewer for journals and conferences such as Decision Sciences, Production and Operations Management, Academy of Management, International Journal of Production Research, and IEEE Transactions on Reliability. He is the recipient of the American Statistical Association 2015 Natrella Scholarship Award.


  • PhD Industrial Engineering (Specialization in Decision Analytics), Northeastern University
  • MS Systems and Operations Management, Sharif University of Technology
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology

Awards and Recognition

  • Teaching Inquiry Fellowship, Northeastern University, Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research (2022)
  • Public Service Award, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, The Office of Research Development (2019)
  • Industry Studies Research Grant, University of Pittsburgh, Center for Industry Studies and Office of the Provost (2016)
  • Mary G. and Joseph Natrella Scholarship Award, American Statistical Association (2015)
  • Alfred Ferretti Fellowship for Excellence, Northeastern University, College of Engineering (2015)