Newcastle University London

Staff Profiles

Dr Milad Keshvarifard

Lecturer in Operations Management


Milad joined Newcastle University Business School in November 2019. Prior to joining Newcastle University, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at HEC Montreal, Canada, and received his Ph.D. in Operations Management and Decision Sciences from ESSEC Business School, France.  His main research interest lies in humanitarian operations, trying to answer the question of how to optimize the use of scarce resources in humanitarian organizations in order to achieve the highest welfare for beneficiaries. Milad's works have been presented in international conferences such as INFORMS, POMS, and EURO, and he has published in leading business academic journals such as Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (MSOM) and Productions and Operations Management (POM). He is also active in other fields of research such as revenue management, location problems, and social media analysis. 


  • Humanitarian Operations
  • Revenue Management
  • Fleet Management
  • Hub Location Problem 
  • Social Media Analysis


Teachings in Newcastle University Business School:
  • Operations Management
  • Research Methods for Business and Marketing
  • Business Information Systems
  • Digital Business 
  • Competing with IT
  • International Business and Management 

Teachings prior to joining Newcastle University:

  • Statistics
  • Mathematics in Economics and Finance