Naser Nikandish

Naser Nikandish, PhD

Assistant Professor of Practice
Academic AreaOperations Management & Business Analytics
Academic AreaInformation Systems
Areas of InterestOperations and Supply Chain Management, Business Analytics

Naser Nikandish holds a PhD and MA in Operations, Technology, and Information Management from Cornell University. He received a bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering from Tehran Polytechnic and MSc in Industrial Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Iran. His research interests include Inventory Management and Capacity Planning.


  • Ph. D, Operations, Technology and Information Management, Cornell University
  • MA, Management, Cornell University
  • MS, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Sharif University
  • BS, Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Tehran Polytechnic



  • Operations Management
  • Simulation and Strategic Options
  • Statistical Analysis

Honors and distinctions

  • The Business Honors Program Special Award for Outstanding Professor, California State University Fullerton, 2018 & 2016
  • Graduate Student Scholarship, Cornell University, 2008-2013