Mohammad R. Oskoorouchi
Mohammad R. Oskoorouchi
Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Programs

Office: MARK 422
Phone: (760) 750-4219
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Mohammad R. Oskoorouchi

Associate Dean
Director of Graduate Programs
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 for Management
  • Business Analytics 
  • Managerial Model Building
  • Master Project
  • Management Decision Analysis

Undergraduate Courses

  • Decision Models 
  • Business Statistics 
  • Business Statistics (Hybrid)
  • Business Statistics (online)
  • Productions & Operations Management 
  • Senior Experience Problem Solving 

Honors and Awards

2013: Outstanding MBA Instructor

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