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 41
Number of Articles 260
Number of Contributors 543
Contributing Countries 24
Article View 206,054
PDF Download 233,649
View per Article 792.52
PDF Download Per Article 898.65
Acceptance Rate 43%
Peer Review Process 82
Number of Indexing Databases 19
Number of Reviewers 911


No. of citations (Scopus) 593
Scopus h-index  10
No. of citations (WOS) 346
WOS h-index 6
No. of citations (Google Scholar) 1342
 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 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

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 337-363


  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 Business Analytics
Ranking of companies in generating operating cash flows based on data envelopment analysis

Leila Negahban; Bahman Banimahd; Seyed Hossein Hosseini; Azam Shokri Cheshmeh Sabzi

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 364-374


  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 Hassani

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 375-387


  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 Economics
Evaluation of household expenditure in the united states: pre-covid and post-covid statistical analysis

Mobasshira Zaman

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 388-396


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

Amin Farahbakhsh; Amir Saman Kheirkhah

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 397-413


  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

Research Paper Inventory, logistics, and transportation
A proportionately increased small and equal batch delivery under consignment stock agreement for a single vendor, multiple buyers supply chain system

Kehinde Adegbola; Abdulrakib Abdulrahman

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 414-430


  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

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2023, Pages 431-449


  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

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 Computational modelling
Development of a Lean Maturity Assessment Model Using Interval-Valued Spherical Fuzzy AHP Method

Alper Kiraz; Asiye Yücedag Gürel

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 December 2023


  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 [REVISED]


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


  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 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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 December 2023


  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 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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 January 2024


  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 Business Analytics
Identifying and Ranking the Effective Financial Factors on Rural Entrepreneurial Small Businesses

Parvaneh Gelard; Khosro Farahi; Hamid Tohidi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 February 2024


  Rural entrepreneurship is one of the most important goals of policy-makers in order to develop villages and prevent migration from rural to urban areas. significant challenges at rural entrepreneurship level has reduced the entrepreneurship development process and recognizing these challenges can be ...  Read More

Research Paper Machine Learning
Leveraging Deep Feature Learning for Handwriting Biometric Authentication

Parvaneh Afzali; Abdoreza Rezapour; Ahmad Rezaee Jordehi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 February 2024


  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