Dr. Zubair Mohamed
University Distinguished Professor Chair & Professor - Management Interim Director - Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Office: GH 445
Professor Mohamed specializes in production and operations management. He has a broad base of experience, both in industry and academics. His research areas include issues dealing with supply chain management, flexible manufacturing systems, production planning, inventory management, scheduling and operational aspects of multi-national companies. He joined Western in the Fall of 1989 and teaches courses in operations management, quantitative methods in business, and total quality management.
Dr. Mohamed's research work has been published in highly regarded journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Research, and others. Also, Dr. Mohamed's book "Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Planning Issues and Solutions" was published by Garland Publishing Company, New York, in 1994. In addition, he has published and presented more than thirty articles in the annual meetings of the Decision Sciences Institute and other professional meetings. He has served as a reviewer for European Journal of Operational Research, Production and Operations Management, International Journal of Human Factors in Manufacturing, International Journal of Advances in Management, IIE Transactions, and Decision Sciences Institute. He has also served as Session Chairperson and Discussant at numerous meetings. His consulting areas include supply chain management automation production planning, inventory management, scheduling productivity, and quality management, and operational aspects of multi-national companies.