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Reza Ghodsi

Faculty Information
Location(s) Nicolaus Copernicus 2351100
Departments(s) Engineering, SET - Engineering
Title(s) Associate Professor
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860-832 1816
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Reza Ghodsi, Ph.D., PEng (Canada)

Emails: ghodsi@ccsu.edu   or rghodsi@gmail.com

Office: 860-832 1816

Courses Taught

  • At CCSU: Statics, Manufacturing Processes, Manufacturing Processes Lab, Computer Aided Planning and Operation Management, Engineering Economics
  • At the University of Tehran: Aerostructure Manufacturing,Sustainable Energy Technology, Statics, Mechanics of Materials, CAD/CAM Manufacturing Processes, Industrial Systems Design, Operations Research, Advanced Engineering Economy, Engineering Economy, Soft Computing, Discrete Event Simulation

Research Interests

  • Sustainable Energy
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Operations Research
  • Optimization

Supervised Thesis in areas such as:

  • Solar Tower dual application
  • Health Care Engineering
  • Green Supply Chain
  • Vertical Axis Wind Turbines for Offshore Applications
  • Green Supply Chain in Energy Sector
  • Study of different factors in the implementation of Smart Grid concept in Iran and providing a decision support system for it
  • Modeling and Analysis of the Small Hydro Power Plants as a water energy source in Iran
  • Application of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps in FMEA (Iran Khodro Company Case Study)
  • Reliability Centered Cost Effective Preventive Maintenance Scheduling
  • Two-Dimensional Cutting Stock Optimization Problem with Allowable Overlaps (Application: Surveillance Camera Location)
  • A new Capacitated Arc Routing Problem
  • Designing a Decision Support System (DSS) to Manage Time, Cost, and Quality of a Project
  • Analyzing different aspects of Subsidy Policies to make an efficient one

Industrial projects:

  • Installation and operation instruction of vacuum drier and centrifuge machines for Food Industry
  • Improving the first acceptance on the engine production line using SPC and FMEA
  • Modelling product flow between shop floors using discrete-event simulation
  • Evaluation and study of new steering, brake, suspension and chassis technologies in automotive industry
  • Evaluation and study of new electronic technologies in automotive industry
  • Evaluation and study of new material technologies in automotive industry
  • Facility Planning and Part Flow Improvement of an engine production line
  • Logistics planning of an engine production line
  • Designing Logistic Processes of pressed parts

Administration: (In previous position)

  • Department’s appointee in the University Industrial Relations committee
  • Chair of the department’s computer facilities
  • Collaboration/interaction with the student club

Degrees

PhD, Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing)                                 9/2000 – 11/2004

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Thesis: Real Time Multiple-Grade Cutting Stock Optimization Using Adaptive Fuzzy and Recursive Algorithms

Courses:

Architecture for Learning Systems

Optimization and Decision Analysis

Industrial Expert Systems

 

MSc, Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing)                                 1/1995 - 6/1998

The University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

Thesis: Project Scheduling using Simulation

Courses:

Finite Element Method

Computer-Aided Design & Graphics

Elements of Robotic Engineering

CNC Machining

Design Methodology

Simulation of Manufacturing Systems

Operation Research Analysis

Design & Analysis of Manufacturing System


BSc, Mechanical Engineering (Design)                                               2/1984 - 2/1989

Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Journal Papers

Project Selection Using Fuzzy Linear Programming Model; International Journal of Operational Research, Iman Maleki, Hashem Omrani, Reza Ghodsi, and Abdollah Khoei; Accepted.

Supply chain network design problem for a new market opportunity in an agile manufacturing system; Journal of Industrial Engineering International; Reza Babazadeh, Jafar Razmi, Reza Ghodsi, published online 2012, http://www.jiei-tsb.com/content/8/1/19.

A bi-objective mathematical model toward dynamic cell formation considering labor utilization; Applied Mathematical Modeling; Hamed Rafiei and Reza Ghodsi, accepted.

A closed-form solution for nonlinear oscillation and stability analyses of the elevator cable in a drum drive elevator system experiencing free vibration; Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation; R. Mirabdollah Yani, R. Ghodsi, E. Darabi; Vol. 17 (11), Nov. 2012, pp 4467-4484.

Analysis of Potential Failure Modes in an Assembly Line by Fuzzy Expert Systems; Journal of Mechanics Engineering and Automation; Piltan, M., Ghodsi, R., Quarashi, F., Azizian, M.; Vol. 1(6) USA, 2011.

Predicting wheat production in Iran using an artificial neural networks approach; R. Ghodsi, R. Mirabdollah Yani, R. Jalali, and M. Ruzbahman; International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences; accepted for Vol. 2, Issue 1; 2012.

Forecasting Short Term Electricity Price Using Artificial Neural Network and Fuzzy Regression; Reza Ghodsi and Mohammad Saleh Zakerinia; International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences; Vol. 2 (1), January 2012, pp 286-293.

A Low-Order Knowledge-Based Algorithm (LOKBA) to Solve Binary Integer Programming Problems; H. Pakzad Moghadam, S. Shahmohamadi, and R. Ghodsi; International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences; Vol. 2 (1), January 2012, pp247-266.

Considering task duplication costs in a mixed-model U-line balancing problem; S. M. Kazemi, R. Ghodsi, M. Rabbani, and R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam; International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology; Vol.55 (9-12), 2011, pp 1111-1122.                                                                                                            

The cutting stock problem with overlapped patterns (A new class of CSPs); M. Alem and R. Ghodsi; International Journal of Academic Research; Vol. 3(2), 2011,pp 486-494.

Risk Assessment of Construction Projects Using Network Based Adaptive Fuzzy System; M. Ebrat and R. Ghodsi; International Journal of Academic Research;Vol.3(1), 2011, pp 411-417.

Theory of Constraints and Particle Swarm Optimization Approaches for Product Mix Problem Decision; K. Rezaie, S. Nazari Shirkouhi, and R. Ghodsi; Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences; Vol. 4 (12), 2010, pp 6483-6491.

Solving the integrated product mix-outsourcing problem using the Imperialist Competitive Algorithm; S. Nazari-Shirkouhi, H. Eivazy, R. Ghodsi, K. Rezaie, and E. Atashpaz-Gargari; Expert Systems with Applications; Vol. 37(12), 2010,pp.7615-7626.

A New Practical Model to Trade-off Time, Cost, and Quality of a Project; R. Ghodsi, M.R. Skandari, M. Allahverdiloo, and S.H. Iranmanesh; Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences; Vol. 3(4), 2009, pp. 3741-3756.

Developing a practical framework for ERP readiness assessment using fuzzy analytic network process; J.Razmi, M.S. Sangari, and R.Ghodsi; Advances in Engineering Software; Vol. 40, 2009, pp. 1168-1178.

Cost estimation of software development: improving the COCOMO model using a genetic algorithm approach; J. Razmi, R.Ghodsi, M. Jokar; International Journal of Management Practice; Vol. 3, No. 4, 2009, pp. 346-368.

Online cutting stock optimization with Prioritized Orders;R. Ghodsi and F. Sassani; International Journal of Assembly Automation;Vol. 25, No. 1, March 2005, pp. 66-72.

Real time optimum sequencing of wood cutting process; R. Ghodsi and F. Sassani; International Journal of Production Research;Vol. 43, No. 6, March 15, 2005, pp. 1127-1141.

 

Conference Papers

A Comparison of Vertical and Horizontal Wind Turbines for Offshore Applications; R. Ghodsi and K. Kamrani-fard; 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy technologies (SET-2012); September 2-5, 2012 Vancouver, Canada.

A Comprehensive Review on Gasification Technology; R. Ghodsi, M. Asgarpour Khansary, A. Hosseni, and P. Sadeghi; 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy technologies (SET-2012); September 2-5, 2012 Vancouver, Canada.

The Harmony of ICT with the Power Smart Grid in Iran; A. GhanbariZadeh and R. Ghodsi; 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy technologies (SET-2012); September 2-5, 2012 Vancouver, Canada.

Investigating the Impact of Implementing “Subsidies Targeting Law” on Optimization of Energy Consumption in Iran and Forecasting the Future Trend; F. Ghelichi, M. Farahani, R. Ghodsi, J. Razmi and F. Ghaderi; 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy technologies (SET-2012); September 2-5, 2012 Vancouver, Canada.

A Multi-modal Optimization for Transportation Network of Biomass Supply Chain Considering Carbon Foot Print (CFP); S. Torabzadeh, J. Razmi and R. Ghodsi; 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy technologies (SET-2012); September 2-5, 2012 Vancouver, Canada.

Investigation of Different Cross Sections of Thin-walled Tubes at Car Front Structures for Damage Reduction in Frontal Collision; M. Piltan, R. Ghodsi, M. Izadi and A. Alavinia;23rd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM), 2011, June5-9, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Scheduling Trains As A fuzzy Multi-objective Blocking Parallel Job Shop Problem; Reza Ghodsi and Masoumeh Taslimi; 23rd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM), 2011, June5-9, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Reliability Centered Cost Effective Preventive Maintenance; R. Ghodsi and A. Yahyaipour; 23rd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM), 2011, June5-9, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Analysis of Potential Failure Modes in an Assembly Line by Fuzzy Expert Systems; R. Ghodsi, S.F. Quarashi and Piltan, M.; 23rd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM), 2011, June5-9, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Multi-Objective Mixed Model Assembly Line Sequencing Optimization Using an Interactive Fuzzy Algorithm; Reza Ghodsi, Neda Manavizadeh, Jafar Razmi and Babak Javadi; 23rd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM), 2011, June5-9, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

A Fuzzy Controller for Automatic Press Production Line; Hamed Shakouri and Reza Ghodsi; 23rd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM), 2011, June5-9, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Flexible Flow Shop Scheduling using Memetic Algorithm; Jafar Razmi and Reza Ghodsi; 23rd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM), 2011, June5-9, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

A Variable Neighbourhood Search Algorithm for Continuous Location Routing Problem with Pickup and Delivery; R. Ghodsi and A. Shamekhi Amiri; AMS-2010 - 4th Asia International Conference on Mathematical Modelling & Computer Simulation, 2010, May 26-28, Malaysia.

Estimation of Housing Prices by Fuzzy Regression and Artificial Neural Network; R. Ghodsi, A. Boostani and F. Faghihi; AMS-2010 - 4th Asia International Conference on Mathematical Modelling & Computer Simulation, 2010, May 26-28, Malaysia.

Hub Covering Location Problem under Capacity Constraints; R. Ghodsi, M. Mohammadi and H. Rostami; AMS-2010 - 4th Asia International Conference on Mathematical Modelling & Computer Simulation, 2010, May 26-28, Malaysia.

A Variable Neighbourhood Search Method for an Integrated Cellular Manufacturing Systems with Production Planning and System Reconfiguration; A. Shamekhi Amiri and R. Ghodsi; AMS-2010 - 4th Asia International Conference on Mathematical Modelling & Computer Simulation, 2010, May 26-28, Malaysia.

Optimal location of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) refueling station using the Arc Demand Coverage Model;A. Boostani, R. Ghodsi and A. Kamali Miab; AMS-2010 - 4th Asia International Conference on Mathematical Modelling & Computer Simulation, 2010, May 26-28, Malaysia.

Management of Reservoir Operation by Fuzzy Logic Decision Making; S.H.H. Nourzad, R. Ghodsi, and M. Kashef; 5thInternational Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-V) “Collaboration and Integration in Engineering, Management and Technology” May 2009, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 218-227.

Applying an integer Electromagnetism-like algorithm to solve the cellular manufacturing scheduling problem with an integrated approach; A. Golmohammadi and R. Ghodsi; CIE39-International Conference on Computers &Industrial Engineering, July 2009, France, pp. 34-39.

A method for mining association rules in quantitative and fuzzy data; H. Mohamadlou, R. Ghodsi, J. Razmi, A. Keramati; CIE39-International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, July 2009, France, pp. 453-458.

Improvement and Solving Three New Supply Chain Inventory Control Models for Perishable Items Using Just-in-Time Logistic; S.A. Ghasimi and R. Ghodsi; UKSim-11th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation; IEEE Computer Society; March 2009, UK.

Vital role of the correct and in-time establishment of the required infrastructure in fuel cell technology; R. Ghodsi and H. Shakuri; First national conference on Hydrogen and fuel cell, Tehran, Feb 2009.

A fuzzy ANP model to assess the state of organizational readiness for ERP implementation; J. Razmi, R. Ghodsi, and M.S. Sangari; 4th International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability ICIAfS -2008, SriLanka

Real time multiple-grade cutting stock optimization with variable orders; F. Sassani and R. Ghodsi; 17th IMACS World Congress on Scientific Computation, Applied Mathematics and Simulation, 2005, July 11-15, Paris, France.

A fast recursive algorithm for cut sequencing optimization; R. Ghodsi and F. Sassani; Managing Innovative Manufacturing Conference, 2003, Aalborg, Denmark.

An adaptive fuzzy algorithm for cut sequencing of solid wood in furniture component production; R. Ghodsi and F. Sassani; IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (IEEE-ICIS), 2002, Vancouver, Canada.

A rule-based expert system for cut sequencing of solid wood for furniture components production; R. Ghodsi, J. A. Meech, D. B. Kotak, and F. Sassani; Intelligent Processing and Manufacturing of Materials (IPMM) Conference, 2001, Vancouver, Canada.

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