• PhD Operations Research, Northeastern University
  • MS Operations Research and Information Systems, Northeastern University
  • BS Civil Engineering, Northeastern University

Selected Publications

  • Zaarour, N., Melachrinoudis, E., and Solomon, M., “Maximizing Revenue of End of Life Items in Retail Stores”, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 255, pp. 133-141, 2016.
  • Zaroour, N. (2013). “The Optimal Determination of the Collection Period for Returned Products in the Sustainable Supply Chain.” International Journal of Logistics, 17(1): 35-45.

Selected Presentations

  • Zaarour, Nizar (Presenter & Author), IFAC / MIM 2013, “Manufacturing Modelling, Management, and Control”, IFAC 5.2 Technical Committee, St. Petersburg. (June 19, 2013).
  • Zaarour, Nizar (Author Only), IIE Annual 2013, “IE Conference and Expo 2013”, IIE, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (May 18, 2013).
  • Solomon, Marius (Author Only), Zaarour, Nizar (Author Only), Melachrinoudis, Emanuel (Presenter & Author), INFORMS International Meeting 2012, “Scheduling Price Markdowns to Phase-out Items in Retail Stores”, INFORMS, Beijing, China. (June 2012).
  • Zaarour, Nizar (Presenter & Author), Melachrinoudis, Emanuel (Author Only), Solomon, Marius (Author Only), 61st Annual IIE Conference, “Maximizing Revenue for Phase-out Items in Retail Stores”, Institute of Industrial Engineers, Reno, Nevada. (May 22, 2011).

Research & Teaching Interests

Zaarour's research interests include Operations Research, Operations Management, Applied Statistics, Econometrics, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management.

Industry & Academic Experience

Zaarour's extensive history with Northeastern University includes time spent instructing in Information Services, the College of Engineering, and the Math Department since 2000.

Awards & Recognition

  • Outstanding Teaching Award (2011), Northeastern University
  • College of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Award (2006), Northeastern University
  • John D. O'Bryant Graduate Study Academic Excellence Award (2000), Northeastern University