Education: B.Sc., Sharif University of Technology; M.Sc., University of Florida; Ph.D., Duke University
Saed Alizamir is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. He is formerly an Associate Professor Operations Management at Yale School of Management and a former faculty affiliate at Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) and Yale School of Public Health, and a former member of Yale University's Sustainability Implementation Steering Committee. He received his PhD in Decision Sciences from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Professor Alizamir's research interests lies in the area of social responsibility and public sector operations. In his research, he focuses on problems in public policy that involve private-public interactions and dynamic decision-making. The goal of his research is to provide normative recommendations that inform better policy decisions, especially in areas where not enough data exists to run full-fledged empirical studies. He has worked on government subsidy instruments in renewable energy industry and electric vehicle markets, agricultural supply chains, demand management in residential electricity sector, and optimal control of diagnostic systems such as nurse triage.
In 2021, Professor Alizamir was named as one of the World's Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors by Poets & Quants. He serves as an Associate Editor for the Operations Research journal, and co-chaired the M&SOM cluster for the INFORMS conference in 2019. At Yale, he taught MBA level courses in core Operations, Managing Sustainable Operations, and Quantitative Decision Models.