Banafsheh Behzad

Banafsheh Behzad

Associate Professor, Information Systems (IS)
Email: banafsheh.behzad@csulb.edu
Campus Phone: 562.985.4272
Office: COB-426 (Hours)
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I am interested in the applications of game theory and optimization techniques in public health and social networks.

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014
    Major/Concentration: Industrial Engineering
  • Master of Science, Northern Illinois University, 2008
    Major/Concentration: Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Sharif Univeristy of Technology, 2006
    Major/Concentration: Industrial Engineering
    Academic
  • California State Univeristy, Long Beach (2014 - Present) Instructor of Business Statistics and Quantitative Methods in Managerial Decision Making
  • California State University, Long Beach (2014 - 2020) Assistant Professor
  • "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a Strategic Agent in the Pediatric Vaccine Market: An Analytical Approach", Manufacturing and Service Operations Management , Apr-2020
  • "Minimizing Health-Compromising Behaviors via School-Based Programs: An Optimization Approach", The Journal of Primary Prevention, Jan-2020
  • "Asymmetric Bertrand-Edgeworth-Chamberlin Competition with linear demand: a pediatric immunization model", Service Science, Sep-2016
  • "Extensions of the sequential stochastic assignment problem", Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, Dec-2015
  • "A Symmetric Capacity-Constrained Differentiated Oligopoly Model for the United States Pediatric Vaccine Market with Linear Demand", IISE Transactions, Jun-2015
  • "Seatbelt Usage: Is There an Association with Obesity?", Public Health, Sep-2014
  • "The Relationship Between Pediatric Combination Vaccines and Market Effects", American Journal of Public Health, Jun-2014
  • "Quantifying the Association between obesity, automobile travel, and caloric intake", Preventive Medicine, Jan-2013
  • "The Weighted Set Covering Game: a Vaccine Pricing Model for Pediatric Immunization", INFORMS Journal on Computing , Jan-2013
  • "Pricing Strategies for Combination Pediatric Vaccines Based on the Lowest Overall Cost Fomulary", Expert Reviews of Vaccines, Jan-2012
  • "Robust Design and Control of Call Centers with Flexible Interactive Voice Respone Systems", Manufacturing and Service Operations Management , Jan-2011
  • "Modeling Healthcare Internal Service Supply Chains for the Analysis of Medications Delivery Errors and Amplification Effects", Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management, Jan-2011
  • "Minimizing Health-Compromising Behaviors via School-Based Pro-grams: An Optimization Approach", INFORMS (Annual Meeting) , Oct-2019
  • "Cancer and lifestyle choices: Is there an association?", INFORMS (Annual Meeting) , Pheonix, AZ , Oct-2018
  • "Minimizing Health-Compromising Behaviors via School-Based Programs: An Optimization Approach", European Conference on Operational Research , Valencia, Spain , Jul-2018
  • "Cancer and lifestyle choices: Is there an association?", Western Decision Science Institute (WDSI) Meeting , Hawaii , Apr-2018
  • "Conference Proceedings Reviewer", International Conference on Information Systems (Reviewer) , Jan-2018
  • "Conference Proceedings Reviewer", Decision Science Institute -Reviewer , Jan-2018
  • "Conference Proceedings Reviewer", AMCIS Americas Conference on Information Systems , Jan-2018
  • "Minimizing Health-Compromising Behaviors via School-Based Programs: An Optimization Approach", INFORMS (Annual Meeting) , Houston, TX , Nov-2017
  • "Asymmetic Bertrand-Edgeworth-Chamberlin Competition with linear demand: a pediatric immunization model", INFORMS INTERNATIONAL , Hawaii , Jan-2016
  • "Asymmetric Bertrand-Edgeworth-Chamberlin Competition with linear demand: a pediatric immunization model", INFORMS , Nashville, TN , Jan-2016
  • "A Symmetric Capacity-Constrained Differentiated Oligopoly Model for the United States Pediatric Vaccine Market with Linear Demand", Western Decision Science Institute , Las Vegas, NV , Jan-2016
  • "Conference Proceedings Reviewer", Western Decision Sciences Institute (Reviewer) , Jan-2016
  • "A Symmetric Capacity-Constrained Differentiated Oligopoly Model for the United States Pediatric Vaccine Market with Linear Demand", MSOM , Toronto, Canada , Jul-2015
  • "A Symmetric Capacity-Constrained Differentiated Oligopoly Model for the United States Pediatric Vaccine Market with Linear Demand", INFORMS , San Francisco, CA , Jan-2014
  • "Quantifying the Association Between Obesity, Automobile Travel, and Caloric Intake (2013)", INFORMS Healthcare , Chicago, IL , Dec-2013
  • "Pricing Strategies for Combination Pediatric Vaccines Based on the Lowest Overall Cost Formulary", INFORMS , Phoeniz, AZ , Dec-2012
  • "Stochastic Sequential Assignment Problem With Dependency and Random Number of Tasks ", INFORMS , Charlotte, NC , Dec-2011
  • "Design and control of flexible IVR systems under demand uncertainty", INFORMS , Austin,TX , Jan-2010
  • "Exploring the Bullwhip Effect in a Healthcare serive supply chain", Institute of Industrial Engineers (Annual Conference) , Miami, FL , Jan-2009
  • "Heuristics for the two identical parallel machines scheduling problem with setup times and due dates", IIE Annual Conference , Miami, FL , Jan-2009
  • "An Active Learning-based Educational Program for Hispanic STEM Students through Industry-University Partnership" , National Science Foundation , Jun-2020
  • "Journal Reviewer" , Mathematical Methods of Operations Research (Reviewer) , Jan-2019
  • "Journal Reviewer" , Journal of Defense Analytics and Logistics (Reviewer) , Jan-2017
  • "Competition with linear demand: a pediatric immunization model" , Claremont Colleges Mathematics Colloquia , Mar-2016
  • "Journal Reviewer" , American Journal of Public Health (Reviewer) , Jan-2016
  • "Journal Reviewer" , Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management (Reviewer) , Dec-2015
  • "Journal Reviewer" , Population and Environment (Reviewer) , Dec-2015
  • "Bertrand-Edgeworth-Chamberlin Competition: A Pediatric Vaccine Pricing Model" , CBA Research Colloquia , Jan-2014
  • "The Relationship Between Pediatric Combination Vaccines and Market Effects" , SAMSI Statistical and Applied Mathematical Science , Dec-2012
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