College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Dr. Behin ElahiBehin

Assistant Professor, IET

Contact Information


  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, University of Toledo, 2016
  • M.S. Industrial and System Engineering, the University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran, 2011
  • B.S. Textile Engineering / Mechanics and Technology, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, 2006.

Areas of Expertise and Research Interest

  • Optimization, Operations Systems and Supply Chains Planning, Facilities/Production Systems Planning, Simulation, Operations Research, and Modeling, Environmentally Conscious Design and Sustainability, Energy Analysis and the Applications of Clean and Renewable Energy Sources, Life Cycle Analysis and Carbon Footprint Analysis, Statistical Quality Control and Six Sigma, Applied Statistical Analysis, Engineering Pedagogy and Assessment in Higher Learning, Multi-Objective and Criteria Decision Making, Risk Assessment and Risk Management.

Professional Service & Membership

  • Institute of Industrial Engineering
  • American Society of Quality
  • Air and Waste Management Association
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Selected Papers (more available on request)

M. Franchetti, B. Elahi, S. Ghose, “Value Creation through Sustainable Manufacturing: Practical Implementation Roadmap”, First Edition, Industrial Press, South Norwalk, CT, 2016.

M. Franchetti, B. Elahi, S. Ghose, “Green Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation”, in Green and Lean Management, edited by C. Machado and J. P. Davim, publisher: Springer, under contract to publish in 2016)

Elahi, B., Franchetti, M., “A New Guideline for Improving Quality Control in Production and Statistical Processes”, Midwest graduate research symposium, Toledo, OH, March 2015.

Elahi, B., Franchetti, M. “A Multi-Objective Proposed Mathematical Model for a Health Care Supply Chain with Perishable Product”, IIE Annual Conference and Exhibition, Nashville, TN, June 2015.

Akhavan, P., Elahi, B., and Jafari, M. (2014), “A new integrated knowledge model in supplier selection: The case of an Asian automotive supply chain”, Journal of Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues 7(4), 333-368.