Mohammad R. Oskoorouchi
Mohammad R. Oskoorouchi
MBA Interim Director, Associate Professor

Office: MARK 431
Phone: (760) 750-4219
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Mohammad R. Oskoorouchi

Director, MBA Program
Professor of Management Science
College of Business Administration

California State University San Marcos

333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
San Marcos, California 92096-0001 USA
Tel: 760-750-4219
Fax: 760-750-4250
Email: moskooro@csusm.edu


Education


Research interest

  • Interior point methods
  • Semidefinite and conic optimization
  • Analytic center cutting plane method (ACCPM)
  • Large scale optimization
  • Nondifferentiable optimization

Theses

  • Mohammad R. Oskoorouchi, "The analytic center cutting plane method with semidefinite cuts", Doctoral Dissertation, Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada, July 2002.
  • Mohammad R. Oskoorouchi, "A modification on Newton method based on the trust region approach", Master Thesis, College of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, December 1995.

Publications

  • M. R. Oskoorouchi, H. R. Ghaffari, T. Terlaky, D. M. Aleman, "An interior point constraint generation algorithm for semi-infinite optimization with healthcare application", Operation Research, forthcoming.
  • K. G. Murty and M. R. Oskoorouchi, "Sphere methods for LP", Algorithmic Operations Research, Vol. 5, 2010, pp. 21 - 33.
  • K. G. Murty and M. R. Oskoorouchi, "Note on implementing the new sphere method for LP using matrix inversions sparingly", Optimization Letters, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2009, pp. 137 - 160.
  • M. R. Oskoorouchi, "On complexity of a cutting plane method for semi-infinite linear programming", Technical Report, College of Business Administration, California State University San Marcos, 2007.
  • M. R. Oskoorouchi and J. E. Mitchell, "A second-order cone cutting surface method: complexity and application", Computational Optimization and Applications, Vol. 43 No. 3, 2009, pp. 379--409.
  • M. R. Oskoorouchi and J.-L. Goffin, "A matrix generation approach for eigenvalue optimization", Mathematical Programming, Vol. 109, No 1, 2007, pp. 155--179.
  •  M. R. Oskoorouchi and J.-L. Goffin, "An interior point cutting plane method for convex feasibility problem with second-order cone inequalities", Mathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 30, No. 1, February 2005, pp. 127--149.
  • M. R. Oskoorouchi and J.-L. Goffin , "The analytic center cutting plane method with semidefinite cuts", SIAM Journal on Optimization, Vol. 13, No 4, 2003,  pp. 1029--1053.
  • M. R. Oskoorouchi, "Semidefinite programming and the analytic center for linear matrix inequalities", Theory paper, Faculty of Management, McGill University, December 1999.
  • M. R. Oskoorouchi, "An efficient software for Unconstrained Optimization Problems", Sharif University of Technology, September 1995.

Books Edited

  • M. R. Oskoorouchi, "TutORial in Operations Research: Decision Technologies and Applications", INFORMS 2009.

Conferences and Talks

  • Southern California OR Day, The Paul Merage School of Business, UC Irvine, 2010.
  • INFORMS, San Diego 2009.
  • INFORMS, Washington D.C. 2008.
  • Advanced Optimization Laboratory (AdvOL), McMaster University, July 2008 (invited talk). Slides
  • INFORMS, Seattle, November 2007.
  • INFORMS, Pittsburgh, November 2006.
  • INFORMS, San Francisco, November 2005.
  • SIAM Conference on Optimization, Stockholm, Sweden, May 2005.
  • Math Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, California State University San Marcos, March 2005
  • INFORMS, Denver, October 2004 (invited talk).
  • International Conference on Continuous Optimization (ICCOPT), RPI, Troy, NY, August 2004. Slides
  • CORS/INFORMS meeting, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 2004 (invited talk)
  • INFORMS, Atlanta 2003, with Jean-Louis Goffin (invited talk).
  • 18th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP), Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2003, with Jean-Louis Goffin (invited talk). Slides
  • Southern California OR Day, UCI Graduate School of Management, April 2003. Slides
  • MSRC Seminar, McGill University, Montreal, April 2003 (invited talk). Slides
  • INFORMS, San Jose, November 2002, with Jean-Louis Goffin (invited talk)
  • IMA Workshop: Computational Methods for Large Scale Integer Programs, Minnesota, October 2002, with Jean-Louis Goffin and Samir Elhedhli.
  • SIAM Conference on Optimization, May 2002, with Jean-Louis Goffin (invited talk).
  • McMaster Optimization Conference: Theory and Applications, August 2001, with Jean-Louis Goffin.
  • Novel Approach to Hard Discrete Optimization Conference, Waterloo, ON, April 2001, with Jean-Louis Goffin and Samir Elhedhli.
  • INFORMS, San Antonio, November 2000, with Jean-Louis Goffin.
  • 17th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Atlanta, August 2000, with Jean-Louis Goffin.
  • Graduate Industrial Mathematical Modeling Camp 2000, SFU, Vancouver, May 2000
  • Optimization Days, GERAD, Montreal, May 2000, with Jean-Louis Goffin.
  • MSRC Seminar, McGill University, Montreal, February 2000, with Jean-Louis Goffin.
  • Numerical Analysis Seminar, November 1995, Sharif University of Technology, with Nezam Mahdavi-Amiri.

Teaching

MBA Courses

  • Statistics (BA 615)
  • Management Science (BA 625) 
  • Managerial Model Building (BA 669)
  • Master Project Course (BA 680)
  • Management Decision Analysis (BGA 501)

Undergraduate Courses

  • Decision Models (HTM 406)
  • Business Statistics (BUS 304)
  • Business Statistics (BUS 304 - Hybrid)
  • Productions & Operations Management (HTM 305)
  • Senior Experience Problem Solving (BUS 493)

Honors and Awards

2010: Nominated, President's Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching Innovation and Excellence

2008: Nominated, President's Outstanding Faculty Award for Scholarship and Creative Activity

2002: Dean's Honor List, Doctoral Dissertation, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

1995: Honors Student, Applied Mathematics, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

1993: First rank, Iran's nationwide applied mathematics graduate school admission test, amoung over 1000 students.


Research Grants

  • University Professional Development/Research and Creative Activity Grant, California State University San Marcos, 2009 - 2010.
  • Lecturer Professional Development Award, University of California, Irvine, 2009 - 2010.
  • University Professional Development/Research and Creative Activity Grant, California State University San Marcos, 2008 - 2009.
  • University Professional Development/Research and Creative Activity Grant, California State University San Marcos, special call 2008.
  • University Professional Development/Research and Creative Activity Grant, California State University San Marcos, 2005 - 2006.
  • University Professional Development/Research and Creative Activity Grant, California State University San Marcos, 2004 - 2005.
  • Markstein Faculty Fellowship Award, California State University San Marcos, 2004 - 2005.
  • University Professional Development/Research and Creative Activity Grant, California State University San Marcos, 2003 - 2004.
  • Research assistantship funded by "Management Science Research Center", Faculty of Management, McGill University, from January to August 2000-2002.
  • Fonds pour la formation de chercheurs et l¿aide a la recherche (Fonds FCAR), a granting agency of the Quebec government for summer 2000.
  • Special Two Year J.W. McConnell Memorial McGill Major Fellowship for academic years 1999-2000 and 2000-2001.
  • Research assistantship funded by "Management Science Research Center", Faculty of Management, McGill University, from January to August 1999.
  • Research assistantship funded by Ph.D. program, Faculty of Management, McGill University from September 1997 to December 1998.

Service

CSU System-Level Committees

2009 - 2012       CSU - Lower-Division Transfer Project (LDTP)

2006 - 2012       CSU - Entry Level Mathematics Committee (ELM)

University-Level Committees

2010 - 2011      Student Fee Advisory Committee

2009 - 2010      Data reconciliation and analysis subcommittee of BLP

2009 - 2011      Academic Senate Secretary

2009 - 2010      NEAC

2007 - present   Faculty Mentoring Program

2005 - 2008      Academic Senate (CoBA rep and APC rep)

2005 - 2007      Chair, Academic Policy Committee

2005 - 2007      Executive Committee (APC rep)

2004 - 2008      Academic Policy Committee (CoBA rep)

College-Level Committees

2007 - 2009      MBA Committee (At Large)

2002 - 2004      MBA Committee (department rep)

2002 - 2004      MBA Admission Subcommittee (Member)

2002 - 2003      Senior Experience Advisory Board (Member)

Department-Level Committee

2010 - present   Co-Chair, GSCM Advisory Board

2009 - 2010       PRC, ISOM department

2005 - 2006      OM Recruitment Committee

2004 - present   Course Coordinator of Business Statistics and Decision Models

Professional Service

  • Editorial Board: International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems - Listed in the Cabell's Directory Refereed Publications (an AACSB standard) and indexed in Science Direct.
  • Program Co-Chair: INFORMS Annual Meeting 2009, San Diego.
  • Tutorial Chair: INFORMS Annual Meeting 2009, San Diego.
  • Cluster Chair: Large-Scale optimization, INFORMS 2009 San Diego
  • Ad-Hoc Reviewer: Management Science, Mathematical Programming, Mathematics of Operations Research, SIAM Journal on Optimization, Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences, Journal of Optimization: Theory and Applications, Computational Optimization and Applications, International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems, Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization