Akram El Tannir

Visiting Associate Professor

Office: Bassil 204
Extension: 3074

Office Hours:
MWF 10:00-11:00

Research interests

Risk analysis and its mitigation in supply chain management, and the other is in the risk assessment and its minimization in project planning and contract design.

Selected publications

  1. El-Tannir A. (2020) Optimal Order Quantity for the Mean-Variance Newsvendor Problem with Stockout. In: Calisir F., Korhan O. (eds) Industrial Engineering in the Digital Disruption Era. GJCIE 2019. Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering. Springer, Cham. ISSN 2198-0772, eISSN 2198-0780, ISBN 978-3-030-42415-2.
  2. El-Tannir, A., (2019). Optimal project deadlines for mean-variance incentive contract designs. Computers and Industrial Engineering. Vol. 137, ISSN: 0360-8352.
  3. El-Tannir, A. (2019). A Supplier Strategy to Control the Bullwhip Effect. International Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 8, No. 2. 498-504. ISSN: 2050-7399 (Online), 2051-3771 (Print).
  4. Abou Chakra, H., Tannir, A., & Ashi, A. (2017). Validating the Integration among Project Management Knowledge Areas in Lebanon. International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology, Vol.8, No. 1, 38-42. ISSN: 2010-0248.
  5. El-Tannir A. (2014). Bullwhip Effect Variance Ratio Approximations for Aggregated Retail Orders in Supply Chains. International Journal of Supply Chain Management. Vol.3 No. 3, 43-48. ISSN: 2050-7399 (Online), 2051-3771 (Print).     
  6. El Haj Chehade, E., El Tannir, A., & El-Kassar, A. (2012). The Technical Implementation of the New Generation of the RFID System. Global Review of Business and Economic Research. Vol. 8, No. 1. 35-51. ISSN: 0973-127X.
  7. El-Kassar, A., El Haj Chehade, E., & El Tannir, A. (2009). The Business Value of the New Generation of the RFID System. Review of Business Research. Vol.9, No.1, 56-67. ISSN: 1546-2609 E-ISSN: 2378-9670.
  8. El Tannir. A., (2002). The Corporate University Model for Continuous Learning, Training and Development. Education + Training. Vol. 44, Issue 2, 76-81. ISSN: 0040-0912 E-ISSN: 1758-6127.
  9. El Tannir, A. (2000). The Global Impact of Information Technology on Manufacturing Systems. Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, ISSN 13087800, Vol. 21, No. 2, 1-14. ISSN: 1308-7800.
  10. Alexopoulos, C., El-Tannir, A. and Serfozo, R.F. (1999). Partition-Reversible Markov Processes. Operations Research. Vol 47, No. 1, 125-130. ISSN: 0030-364X, eISSN: 1526-5463.

Academic degrees

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 1993
M.S., Operations Research, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 1989
M.S. Systems Analysis and Management, George Washington University, D.C., USA, 1987
Diplôme d’Ingénieur Civil (BE), Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon, 1985