Volume 12 (2023)
Volume 11 (2022)
Volume 10 (2021)
Volume 9 (2020)
Volume 8 (2019)
Volume 7 (2018)
Volume 6 (2017)
Volume 5 (2016)
Volume 4 (2015)
Volume 3 (2014)
Volume 2 (2013)
Volume 1 (2012)

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 International Journal of Research in Industrial Engineering

 ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Res. Ind. Eng.


Nubmer of citations in Scopus 689
Scopus h- index 11
Nubmer of citations in WOS 382
WOS h-index 7
Nubmer of citations in Google Scholar 1505
Google Scholar h-index  18
Start Publication 2012
Issue Per Year 4
Number of Volumes 13
Number of Issues 42
Number of Articles 270
Article View 214,663
PDF Download 242,987
View Per Article 795.05
PDF Download Per Article 899.95
Acceptance Rate 44%
Peer Review Process 109
Number of Indexing Databases 17
Number of Reviewers









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 applied mathematics, industrial engineering, reliability engineering, TQM, management, 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/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 is committed to following the executive regulations of the Law on Prevention and Combating Fraud in Scientific Works.

  Google Scholar Metrics:  h5-index: 13     h5-median: 16 

  Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT): Grade A

Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC): Q1 (From 2019 to present)


Additional information

ISO abbreviation: Int. J. Res. Ind. Eng.
Frequency: Quarterly
Language: English
Review process: Double-blind
Plagiarism screening: iThenticate
Open access: Yes
Article processing Charge: No
Copyright: CC-BY 4.0
Acceptance rate: 43%
Average time to first decision: 8 Days
Review time (Approximately): 82 Days

Research Paper Business Analytics
Identifying and ranking the effective financial factors on rural entrepreneurial small businesses

Parvaneh Gelard; Khosro Farahi; Hamid Tohidi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 1-10


  Rural entrepreneurship is one of the most important goals of policy-makers to develop villages and prevent migration from rural to urban areas. Significant challenges at the rural entrepreneurship level have reduced the entrepreneurship development process. Recognizing these challenges can be constructive ...  Read More

Research Paper Mathematical modelling
A mathematical model of the location problem for central and secondary warehouses in the multi-level supply chain network of perishable products

Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi; Majid Motamedi; Rasoul Karimi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 11-24


  A supply chain is a network that creates and delivers products and services to customers. In this research, the four-level supply chain in the field of food products, including the levels of supplier, customer, and central and secondary warehouses, has been investigated. A mixed integer mathematical ...  Read More

Research Paper Computational modelling
Development of a lean maturity assessment model using interval-valued spherical fuzzy AHP method

Alper Kiraz; Asiye Yücedag Gürel

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 25-47


  Continuously adding value to a company's products and services is inevitable in adapting to this evolving and challenging global market. That is why lean philosophy is becoming increasingly important and popular among companies, and they are relying more and more on it. It not only assists in increasing ...  Read More

Research Paper Operations Research
Modelling and optimization of residential electricity load under stochastic demand

Kizito Paul Mubiru; Maureen Nalubowa Ssempijja

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 48-61


  The paper considers a modelling framework for a set of households in residential areas using electricity as a form of energy for domestic consumption. Considering the demand and availability of units for electricity consumption, optimal decisions for electricity load allocation are paramount to sustain ...  Read More

Research Paper Operations Research
Toward characterizing solutions to complex programming problems involving fuzzy parameters in constraints

Hamiden Abd El-Wahed Khalifa; Dragan Pamučar; Seyyed Ahmad Edalatpanah

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 62-70


  The current study investigates to characterize the Complex Programming Problem (CPP) solution in a fuzzy environment. The paper is divided into two parts: 1) the first presents a Fuzzy Complex Programming Problem (F-CPP) with fuzzy complex constraints, and 2) the second presents the optimality criteria ...  Read More

Research Paper Machine Learning
The joint policy of production, maintenance, and product quality in a multi-machine production system by reinforcement learning and agent-based modeling

Mohammad Reza Nazabadi; Seyed Esmaeil Najafi; Ali Mohaghar; Farzad Movahedi Sobhani

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 71-87


  Adopting an integrated production, maintenance, and quality policy in production systems is of great importance due to their interconnected influence. Consequently, investigating these aspects in isolation may yield an infeasible solution. This paper aims to address the joint optimal policy of production, ...  Read More

Research Paper Machine Learning
Leveraging deep feature learning for handwriting biometric authentication

Parvaneh Afzali; Abdoreza Rezapour; Ahmad Rezaee Jordehi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 88-103


  The authentication of writers through handwritten text stands as a biometric technique with considerable practical importance in the field of document forensics and literary history. The verification process involves a meticulous examination of the questioned handwriting in comparison to the genuine ...  Read More

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

H. Jafari; M. Ehsanifar; A. Sheykhan

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 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

Machine Learning
Movie recommendation system using machine learning

F. Furtado; A. Singh

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 84-98


  Nowadays, the recommendation system has made finding the things easy that we need. Movie recommendation systems aim at helping movie enthusiasts by suggesting what movie to watch without having to go through the long process of choosing from a large set of movies which go up to thousands and millions ...  Read More

Supply chain management
COVID-19 and food supply chain disruptions in Bangladesh: impacts and strategies

Doulotuzzaman Xames; Fowzia Tasnim; Tamanna Islam Mim; Asduzzaman Kiron

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 155-164


  The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the world into chaos as it has never seen before. Bangladesh, a country of developing economy, has experienced severe disruptions in almost all sectors. Its food supply chain has become one of the most vulnerable sectors when exposed to those stoppages and uncertainties ...  Read More

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 , December 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

Machine Learning
Comparative analysis on YOLO object detection with OpenCV

H. Deshpande; A. Singh; H. Herunde

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 46-64


  Computer Vision is a field of study that helps to develop techniques to identify images and displays. It has various features like image recognition, object detection and image creation, etc. Object detection is used for face detection, vehicle detection, web images, and safety systems. Its algorithms ...  Read More

Research Paper Scheduling
Presentation a Multi-objective Optimization Model for Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Regarding Financial Costs, Time Delays and the Reliability Function

Saeideh Naderi; Mohsen Vaez-Ghasemi; farzad movahedi sobhani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 March 2024


  The Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problem (RCPSP) is a general one in scheduling which possesses various applications in production, production scheduling, project managing and other criteria. This issue has been studied since 1960 and is very complicated. In this study, the common presuppositions ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
An Interval Type-2 Fuzzy AHP Approach for Success Factors of Green Supply Chain Management

davod Andalib Ardakani; Mehrdad Kiani; Ali saffari darberazi; Fatemeh Zamzam; Elham Mofatehzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 March 2024


  The purpose of this study was to design a model for identifying and ranking the factors influencing green supply chain management in the tile and ceramic industry, which is a significant industry in Iran. The study consisted of three main stages.In the first stage, a systematic review of the literature ...  Read More

Research Paper Sustainable development
Application of Circular Economy for Sustainable Waste Management in the Carpet Industry

Fereshteh Parvaresh; Mohamad Hosein Amini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 March 2024


  In today's modern world, the linear economy is no longer responsive, and there is a crucial need for a fundamental shift in people's mindset toward the proper use of raw materials and products. This article explores the 9R framework as a model for implementing the circular economy in the flooring ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
Analysis of the LARG of the Hospital Medical Equipment Supply Chain using the Fuzzy Inference System

Ramin Pabarja; Gholamreza Jamali; Khodakaram Salimifard; Ahmad Ghorbanpur

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 March 2024


  The Lean, Agile, Resilience, and Green (LARG) supply chains are more competitive than conventional ones. Evaluating its performance under current conditions and developing suitable strategies is crucial to enhance LARG. This study aims to create an assessment model for LARG in Iran's hospital medical ...  Read More

Research Paper Engineering Computations
Productivity optimization in the electronics Industry Using Simulation-based Modeling Approach

Tamanna Kamal; S M Atikur Rahman

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 March 2024


  In contemporary times, many industrial production lines are initially designed and equipped with machinery that, over time, struggles to meet the escalating demand despite its inherent capability. The focal point of this research is to identify solutions to address bottlenecks and enhance the efficiency ...  Read More

Research Paper Total quality management and quality engineering

Md. Limonur Rahman Lingkon; Pronab Krishna Saha; Abdulla Al Manzid; Md. Nazmul Hasan; Showra Kishore Mahalanobish

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 April 2024


  The purpose of this study is to determine how Bangladeshi garment industry’s sewing defect reduction and productivity enhancement are affected by the PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) and 5S (Sort, Set in order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain) techniques. One of the main reasons for production delays and ...  Read More

Research Paper Clustering
The Optimization Model for Allocating Reward to Employees using GAHP and Cluster Analysis

Mehdi Ajalli

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 April 2024


  Classification is one of the important tasks in any work and field. Cluster analysis (CA) is one of the most important classification methods. CA is one of the widely used methods in many scientific fields. Clustering is one of the most popular data mining techniques with many applications in industry. ...  Read More

Research Paper Sustainable development
Provide a Structural Model of Lean Sustainable Supply Chain With Total Quality Management Approach in the Automotive Industry

mohammad reza zahedi; shayan naghdi khanachah; Mostafa zahedi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 April 2024


  Improving supply chain management performance is one of the key issues for companies to gain competitive advantage. In this regard, one of the solutions is a pure approach. A lean approach helps eliminate supply chain waste. On the other hand, based on the conditions of Iran and the existence of abundant ...  Read More

Research Paper Case studies in industry and services
Feasibility Study of Using Renewable Energy in the Management of Sports Venues in the Water and Electricity Industry of East Azerbaijan Province and its Prioritization with D-number Theory

Saeed Rasouli Pareh Yousefian; Jaffar Barghi Mogaddam; Hamid Janani; Mohammad Rahim Najafzadeh; Afshin Roshan Milani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 April 2024


  In this paper, the prioritization and weighting of different methods of using renewable energy, as well as the feasibility of using renewable energy in the management of sports venues in the water and electricity industry of east Azerbaijan province, have been discussed. The D-number theory method has ...  Read More