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CLUE: Research-in-Progress Meeting
July 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT
Moderator: Adonai Garcias (York University)
– Heider Al Mashalah (Prof. Elkafi Hassini): “Analysing consumer behavior towards adopting automated parcel lockers”
– Kianoush Mousavi (Prof. Matt Roorda): “Parcel Locker Location Problem with Customer Pickup and Crowd-shipping”
Heider Al Mashalah is a Research Engineer with the Smart Freight Centre at McMaster University. He brings a combination of operations management knowledge and practical experience. His primary research focus is in the areas of supply chain big data optimization and ecommerce last mile delivery.
Kianoush Mousavi is a PhD candidate in transportation planning at the University of Toronto. His PhD thesis is on mathematical modelling of crowd-shipping business models for improving last-mile delivery with a focus on strategic, tactical, and real-time decision-making under uncertainty. Kianoush has also been the project manager for the GTHA off-peak delivery project at Smart Freight Centre. Recently, he joined the Risk Analytics and Optimization (RAO) lab at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) as a postdoctoral researcher.