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Elkafi Hassini

Elkafi Hassini

Associate Professor, DeGroote School of Business


  1. PhD, Management Sciences, University of Waterloo
  2. M.A. Sc., Management Sciences, University of Waterloo
  3. B.Sc., Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University


Elkafi Hassini is a professor of operations management at the DeGroote School of Business, acting Director of the MacDATA institute and a research director in the Marketing and Supply Chain Analytics (MiSCAN) lab. He is an associate member of the School of Computational Science and Engineering and the eHealth Master Program. His research interests include data-driven optimization, supply chain analytics, sustainability performance measurement and health care analytics. Some of his current projects include optimization with big data, a combination of state of the art optimization solvers and distributed computing platforms such as Hadoop and Spark, and supply network design and risk analysis. He is co-editor in chief of the Information Systems and Operational Research (INFOR) journal and past president of the Canadian Operational Research Society. He holds a PhD in Management Sciences from the School of Engineering at the University of Waterloo.