Nooshin Salari

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept


Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept
10-368 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211-116 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5



Nooshin Salari is currently an assistant professor in Engineering Management at the University of Alberta. Prior to joining U of A, Dr. Salari was a research associate at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. She was also an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow jointly appointed at the department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, UC-Berkeley and Rotman School of Management, where she spent two years applying her expertise in data analytics and operations research to improve the delivery service quality in online retailing. She received her PhD in Operations Research from the University of Toronto in 2019.

Dr. Salari's research interests are in smart manufacturing, data-driven decision-making, large-scale optimization problems using the theory and the application of Markov decision processes, and approximate dynamic programming. Her research has been published in  Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Annals of OR, International Journal of Production Economics, and Naval Research Logistics, among others.