"I really enjoy the multinational working and research environment with highly qualified and open-minded fellow students from all over the world." Behnaz Gholami, CDSB


Hossein Nikpayam

Hossein Nikpayam

Hossein Nikpayam was born in Kermanshah, Iran on July 1991. He graduated in 2014 from the Kharazmi University with a Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering and subsequently, in 2016 he received his Master of Science degree in again Industrial Engineering from the Sharif University of Technology. His MSc thesis title was “Coordinated Scheduling of Power Systems, Considering Demand Uncertainty”, which was inspired by his work experience, during his MSc studies, as a researcher in the “Niroo Research Institute”, a government financed institute researching in the fields related to power systems optimization. In addition to his studies, he also has the experience of working as a business analyst in “Haseb System Co.”, which is a renowned engineering consultancy firm in Iran.

Research Interests

Logistics and Supply Management

Robust and Stochastic Optimization

Operations Management

Game Theory

Mechanism Design

Why I chose the University of Mannheim and in particular the GESS

I chose the PhD program at the University of Mannheim, and in particular the GESS because of the well-tailored PhD program which encompasses in-depth theoretical preparation for academic work and top-level applied scientific research. This combination and the university's strong and reputable faculty convinced me to choose this school for my studies.




Resource Allocation to New Product Development Projects: Internal vs. External. 30th European Conference on Operational Research
Place: Dublin, Ireland