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Start Publication 2012
Issue Per Year 4
Number of Volumes 10
Number of Issues 31
Number of Articles 190
Number of Contributors 380
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Acceptance Rate 39%
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"International Journal of Research in Industrial Engineering"

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International Journal of Research in Industrial Engineering is an international scholarly open access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, and fully refereed journal published quarterly. This journal provides a domain for professionals, academicians, researchers, policymakers, and practitioners working in the fields of industrial engineering, reliability engineering, TQM, management, applied mathematics, and globalization to present their research findings, propose new methodologies, disseminate the latest findings, and to learn from each other’s research directions. IJRIE focuses on applied research in the areas of industrial engineering with a bearing on inter and intradisciplinary research. This journal publishes full-length research manuscripts, insightful research, and practice notes, as well as case studies.

This journal respects the ethical rules in publishing and is subject to the rules of the Ethics Committee" for Publication (COPE) and committed to following the executive regulations of the Law on Prevention and Combating Fraud in Scientific Works.

Research Paper Supply chain management
1. Information system model for educational management in supply chain for Thai higher education institutions

Artaphon Chansamut

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 87-94


  The research about information system model for educational management in supply chain for Thai higher education institutions. The objectives of research to design and to assess the suitability of an information system model for educational management in supply chain for Thai higher education institutions. ...  Read More

Research Paper Game theory
2. Modeling of the supply chain of cooperative game between two tiers of retailer and manufacturer under conditions of uncertainty

Javid Ghahremani Nahr; Mirreza Zahedi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 95-116


  The design of a repurchase agreement related to the amount of goods remaining in the two-echelon supply chain between the retailer and the manufacturer is examined. Two scenarios are considered quite separately; In the first scenario (decentralized) in which the retailer determines the price of the product ...  Read More

Research Paper Human factors, ergonomics, and safety
3. Optimal value determination for a shape changeable furniture design parameters using full factorial design of experiment analysis

Mobasshira Zaman

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 117-127


  Optimization and selecting effective design parameters are a big issue in the field of product design and development. The optimal value determination for design parameters is a challenge for the furniture industry. Therefore, an appropriate statistical approach is required. In this research the full ...  Read More

Research Paper Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
4. A new model to measuring efficiency and returns to scale on data envelopment analysis

Abbasali Monzeli; Behrouz Daneshian; Gasem Tohidi; Shabnam Razavian; Masud Sanei

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 128-137


  We extend the concept of returns to scale in Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to the weight restriction environments. By adding weight restrictions, the status of returns to scale, i.e. increasing, constant, and decreasing, may need a change. We first define "returns to scale" underweight restrictions ...  Read More

Research Paper Decision analysis and methods
5. Development of a multi-period multi-attribute group decision-making method using type- 2 fuzzy set of linguistic variables

Ali Dehghani Filabadi; Gholamreza Hesamian

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 138-154


  Recently, fuzzy linguistic variables have gained a great deal of attention from researchers in many decision-making problems. In this problems, type-2 fuzzy sets have been used to better cover linguistic data uncertainty. However, many of research works in this regard have been performed in type-2 fuzzy ...  Read More

Research Paper Decision analysis and methods
6. Greedy algorithm for solving student allocation problem in internship program: a case study

Abdella Yimam Ali

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 155-164


  This paper presented greedy algorithm for solving student allocation problem that has arisen in internship program. In internship program, engineering students stay one semester in industries which are located across the country and teachers visit students once/twice for supervision during the program. ...  Read More

Research Paper Facility location, layout, design, and materials handling
7. Using a new algorithm to improve the search answer in quadratic assignment problem (QAP)

Hossein Jafari; Abbas Sheykhan

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 165-173


  Layout design problem is one of the useful field of study used to increase the efficiency of sources in organizations. In order to achieve an appropriate layout design, it is necessary to define and solve the related nonlinear programming problems. Therefore, using computer in solving the related problems ...  Read More

Facility location, layout, design, and materials handling
1. Finding optimum facility’s layout by developed simulated annealing algorithm

H. Jafari; M. Ehsanifar; A. Sheykhan

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 172-182


  The Quadratic Assignment Problem (QAP) is one of the problems of combinatorial optimization belonging to the NP-hard problems’ class and has a wide application in the placement of facilities. Thus far, many efforts have been made to solve this problem and countless algorithms have been developed ...  Read More

2. Development of a doctor scheduling system: a constraint satisfaction and penalty minimisation scheduling model

T. Chawasemerwa; I. W. Taifa; D. Hartmann

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 396-422


  Doctor scheduling is a complex, costly and time-consuming exercise. This study develops a constraint satisfaction and penalty minimisation scheduling model for meeting ‘hard constraints’ and minimises the cost of violating ‘soft constraints’, i.e. the user inputs, the total number ...  Read More

3. Duplicate Genetic Algorithm for Scheduling a Bi-Objective Flexible Job Shop Problem

H. Mohammadi-Andargoli; R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam; N. Shahsavari Pour; M.H. Abolhasani-Ashkezari

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer 2012, , Pages 10-26

  This paper addresses the permutation of a flexible job shop problem that minimizes the makespan and total idleness as a bi-objective problem. This optimization problem is an NP-hard one because a large solution space allocated to it. We use a duplicate genetic algorithm (DGA) to solve the problem, which ...  Read More

Fuzzy optimization
4. Organizational Performance Evaluation Considering Human Capital Management Approach by Fuzzy-DEA: A Case Study

M. M. Tavakoli; B. Molavi; H. Shirouyehzad

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 1-16


  In recent years, researchers in their studies considered human capital as one of the most important capitals of every organization and even some of them placed it beyond this definition and introduced it as the unique factor of creating the competitive advantage in the organization. Due to the importance ...  Read More

Decision analysis and methods
5. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis under Fuzzy Environment Using Fuzzy Axiomatic Design Approach

H. R. Seiti; A. Behnampour; D. M. Imani; M. Houshmand

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 51-68


  Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is being widely used to detect and eliminate known and/or potential failures, problems, errors and so on from system design, process, and/or service, before they reach the customer. It can be done by calculating the risk priority number which is the product of ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
1. The study of multi-objective supplier selection problem by a novel hybrid method: COA/ε-Constraint

Elham Shadkam; Mahdi Parvizi; Reza Rajabi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 June 2021


  Today, paying attention to the interests of suppliers in supply chain management strategies is one of the important points in the success of long-term and strategic relationships with suppliers. Not paying enough attention to these points sometimes causes irreparable damage to the overall structure of ...  Read More

Research Paper Mathematical modelling
2. Some Results on (c)-mapping

Linxin Li; Fengqiong Wang; Wu Dingping

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 September 2021


  Compared with [1], in this paper, We will give first some sufficient conditions under which a (c)-mapping possesses an approximate fixed point sequence (AFPS). And then, we will prove that (c)-mapping has a fixed point. Finally, we will check some special properties of the fixed point sets of these mappings, ...  Read More

Research Paper Reliability and Quality Engineering
3. Analyzing the Impact of 5S Implementation in the Manufacturing Department: A Case Study

Tasnim Ahmed Tahasin; Himadri Sen Gupta; Noshin Tasnim Tuli

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 September 2021


  5S is a systematic approach that helps to organize a workplace for increasing efficiency and reduce wasting of productivity by providing an organized safe environment. The objective of this paper is to emphasize the implementation of 5S principles for the workplace by reflecting a tooling problem of ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
4. Optimization of a Green Supply Chain Network: A Case Study in a Pharmaceutical Industry.

Umme Habiba; B.M. Atiur Rahman Ripon; MD. Tanzil Islam

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 September 2021


  Green supply chain management is defined as the integration of environmental thinking into supply-chain management, including product design, material sourcing and selection, manufacturing processes and procurement. Generally, the sustainable supply chain is built on three dimensions: social, economic, ...  Read More

Research Paper Data mining
5. Customer segmentation to identify key customers based on RFM model by using data mining techniques

Farahnaz Ahang; Abdolmajid Imani; Meysam Abbasi; Hassan ghaffari; Mohamad Mehdi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 October 2021


  The main goal of this research is to identify key or strategic customers using the RFM model. In this part after determining the amount of RFM (recency, frequency, and monetary) in, registered transactions of one store in Iran (Refah Chain Store) at a time about seven months from 23 September 2017 to ...  Read More

Research Paper Engineering Optimization
6. Fabrication and Process Parameter Optimization of A 3D Printer Using Response Surface Methodology

Fatin Ishraq; Rumaisa Ahmed; Joytun Nisa Joti

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 October 2021


  3D printing or additive manufacturing is a technology in which 3D objects are printed by depositing a thin layer of material layer-by-layer until a final product is produced. In this research work, it has been focused on the fabrication of a Portable 3D Printer for the manufacturing of sample parts by ...  Read More

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