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)

Facts and Figures

 International Journal of Research in Industrial Engineering

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

Start Publication 2012
Issue per Year 4
Number of Volumes 12
Number of Issues 40
Number of Articles 254
Number of Contributors 526
Contributing Countries 24
Article View 195,248
PDF Download 222,341
View per Article 768.69
PDF Download Per Article 875.36
Acceptance Rate 43%
Peer Review Process 82
Number of Indexing Databases 19
Number of Reviewers 864


No. of citations (Scopus) 593
Scopus h-index  10
No. of citations (WOS) 346
WOS h-index 6
No. of citations (Google Scholar) 1299
 Google Scholar h-index 16










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.

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 Total quality management and quality engineering
Improvement of overall equipment efficiency with root cause analysis and TPM strategy: a case study

Ahsanul Abedin

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 205-220


  Nowadays, industrial businesses are more aware of the value of machine maintenance, and more especially, the adoption of an effective maintenance strategy. Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), which involves everyday chores involving the entire workforce, increases equipment efficiency, prevents breakdowns, ...  Read More

Research Paper Computational Intelligence
ChatGPT for healthcare sector: SWOT analysis

Mobasshira Zaman

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 221-233


  This research paper presents a comprehensive SWOT analysis of ChatGPT in healthcare, examining its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. The paper highlights the potential benefits of ChatGPT, such as improved patient engagement and support for medical education, as well as its limitations, ...  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

Mathematical modelling
A numerical solution for the fractional ideal equation of thermoelectric coolers

Farhad Shariffar; Peyman Pirmohabbati; Amir Hossein Refahi Sheikhani

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 258-272


  One of the fields studied in the science of heat physics is the thermoelectric phenomenon. This phenomenon is in fact the interaction between the current of electricity and the thermal properties of a system. In simpler terms, it is a phenomenon in which the direct conversion of a temperature difference ...  Read More

Research Paper Economics
Evaluation of Household Expenditure in the United States: Pre-covid and Post-covid Statistical Analysis

Mobasshira Zaman

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 March 2023


  The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption to the global economic structure, resulting in significant changes in spending patterns for households worldwide. Developed countries like the United States have been affected as well, struggling to return to pre-pandemic stable economic situations. ...  Read More

Research Paper Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
Technical analysis of petrochemical industries of Iran using a network data envelopment analysis model

Amir Reza Bazargan; Seyyed Esmaeil Najafi; Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi; Mohammad Fallah

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 August 2023


  The data envelopment analysis method is commonly used to measure efficiency. An estimate of the relative efficiency of this model is derived by calculating the ratio between inputs and outputs. Data envelopment analysis models can also be applied to network structures due to the extension of these models. ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
Designing an innovative closed-loop supply chain network considering economic and environmental aspects

Maryam Rahmaty

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 October 2023


  In this paper, the modeling of a closed-loop supply chain problem is discussed with regard to economic and environmental aspects. The considered supply chain simultaneously makes strategic and tactical decisions, such as locating potential facilities, optimal allocation of product flow, and determining ...  Read More

Research Paper Decision analysis and methods
Improving Classic Hungarian Algorithm (GHA) Considering Uncertainty by Applying for Grey Numbers

Shahram Ariafar; Seyed Hamed Moosavirad; Ali Soltanpour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 October 2023


  The Hungarian Algorithm is the most famous method for solving Linear Assignment Problems (LAP). Linear Assignment Method (LAM), as an application of LAP, is among the most popular approaches for solving Multi Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) problems. LAM assigns a priority to each alternative based on ...  Read More

Research Paper Computational Intelligence
Hybrid Metaheuristic Artificial Neural Networks for Stock Price Prediction Considering Efficient Market Hypothesis

Milad Shahvaroughi Farahani; Hamed Farrokhi-Asl; Saeed Rahimian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 November 2023


  Investigation of the stock price trends and determination of the future price of the stock is at the center of attention for financial researchers. However, stock price trends depend on multiple complicated factors which results in difficulty in forecasting the exact stock price. Consequently, more exact ...  Read More

Research Paper Fuzzy optimization
Measuring effective indicators for waste disposal in order to assess the sustainable environment: Application of fuzzy approach

Mohammadhossein kabgani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 November 2023


  Selecting appropriate locations for municipal solid waste (MSW) management facilities, such as landfills, is an important issue in rapidly developing regions. Multiple alternatives and evaluation attributes need to be analyzed for finalizing the locations of these facilities. Selection of a landfill ...  Read More

Research Paper Case studies in industry and services
The Impact of Digital Transformation on Sustainability; A case study of Iranian Telecom Industry

Jamal Aghayari; Changiz Valmohammadi; Mahmood Alborzi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 November 2023


  Nowadays the corporate landscape is highly affected by two market factors including digitalization and sustainability. These two factors have been the subject matter of several studies on how they change management methods, businesses, and society in general. Still, the point that these two trends meet ...  Read More

Research Paper Business Analytics
Ranking of Companies in Generating Operating Cash Flows based on Data Envelopment Analysis

Bahman Banimahd

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 November 2023


  The purpose of this research is to evaluate and rank the efficiency of pharmaceutical companies in creating operational cash flows in line with the objectives of financial reporting. The research method for collecting theoretical bases and research data is library studies. In this research, in order ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
Development a Forward- Reverse Network Optimization Model with Delay Reduction and Multistage Fuzzy Demand Satisfaction Policy

Vajiheh Torkian; Amir abbas Shojaie; Omid Boyer

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 November 2023


  Supply chain management is a process in which a number of organizations work together as a supply chain until the raw materials reach the manufacturer and finally, a valuable product is provided to the end consumer. With the increase in population and the increase in environmental sensitivities, the ...  Read More

Research Paper Inventory, logistics, and transportation

Kehinde Adegbola; Abdulrakib Abdulrahman

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 November 2023


  Consignment stocks agreement had been very useful in inventory control. The benefit ranges from improved cash flow, reduced risk level, savings on investment, reduced ownership cost, low inventory carrying cost and regular restocking to mention few. Also, small batch delivery is an effective strategy ...  Read More

Research Paper Scheduling
A Vibration Damping Optimization Algorithm to Solve Flexible Job Shop Scheduling Problems with Reverse Flows

Esmaeil Mehdizadeh; Fatemeh Soleimaninia

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 November 2023


  The flexible job shop scheduling problem (FJSP), as a production scheduling problem (PSP), is generally an extension of the job shop scheduling problem (JSP). In this paper, the FJSP with reverse flow consisting of two flows of jobs (direct and reverse) at each stage is studied; the first flow initiates ...  Read More

Research Paper Inventory, logistics, and transportation
A new efficient genetic algorithm-Taguchi-based approach for multi-period inventory routing problem

Amir Saman Kheirkhah; Amin Farahbakhsh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 November 2023


  The inventory routing problem arises from the combination of the vehicle routing problem and the vendor-managed inventory problem. In this paper, we present a mathematical model and a novel genetic algorithm for solving the multi-period inventory routing problem. The objective is to supply products to ...  Read More