Amir Foroughi, M.Sc.

Amir Foroughi, M.Sc.

Research Assistant at the Chair of Production Management
University of Mannheim
Schloss Schneckenhof Ost SO 212
68161 Mannheim
Phone: +49 621 181-1461
Fax: +49 621 181-1579
E-mail: a.foroughi(at)

Refereed Publications

Foroughi, A., Boysen, N., Emde, S., & Schneider, M. (2020). High-density storage with mobile racks: Picker routing and product location. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 1-19, DOI: 10.1080/01605682.2019.1700180.

Yaghini, M., & Foroughi, A. (2014). ACO-Based Neighborhoods for Fixed-charge Capacitated Multi-commodity Network Design Problem. International Journal of Transportation Engineering, 1(4), 311-334.

Yaghini, M., Foroughi, A., & Nadjari, B. (2011). Solving railroad blocking problem using ant colony optimization algorithm. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 35(12), 5579-5591.

Presentations at conferences, workshops, and research seminars

Foroughi, A. and R. Stolletz (2019): Performance evaluation of time-dependent bulk queues. 29. Workshop der Quantitativen Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Schloss Hirschberg, Germany, March 2019.

Foroughi, A.  and R. Stolletz (2018): Performance evaluation of time-dependent bulk queues. 7th Workshop on Queueing Theory, Obergurgl, Austria, December 2018.

Foroughi, A. and R. Stolletz (2018): Appointment Scheduling with Queueing Systems. 10th Workshop for Supply Chain Management and Production, Obergurgl, Austria, March 2018.


03/2017 - present
Doctoral Studies in Business Administration, Chair of Production Management (Prof. Stolletz), University of Mannheim

03/2015 – 03/2017
External PhD student at Management Science and Operations Research, the School of Business, Law and Economics, Technische Universität Darmstadt

09/2011 – 09/2013
Industrial Engineering: Socio-Economic Systems Engineering (M.Sc.), Sharif University of Technology, Iran

09/2006 – 06/2011
Railway Operation and Management Engineering (B.Sc.), Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran

Professional experience

03/2017 - present
Research Assistant, Chair of Production Management (Prof. Stolletz), University of Mannheim

09/2016 - 03/2017
Research Assistant, Department of Management Science and Operations Research (Prof. Emde), Technische Universität Darmstadt

03/2015 - 09/2016
Research Assistant, Department of Logistics Planning and Information Systems (Prof. Schneider), Technische Universität Darmstadt

01/2011- 01/2013
Research Assistant, Research Laboratory of Intelligent Computations in Rail Transportation (ICRT) (Dr. M. Yaghini), Iran University of Science and Technology

Voluntary Membership in the Student Committee for “2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Railway Engineering (ICRARE 2009)