.

Professor Ali Emrouznejad

Operations & Information Management Group

Dr Ali Emrouznejad

Ali Emrouznejad is a Professor and Chair in Business Analytics and has been working in various areas of Operations Research and Statistic generally and Data Envelopment Analysis specifically since 1993. He holds an MSc in applied mathematics and received his PhD in operational research and systems from Warwick Business School, UK. Having got PhD in the area of DEA, in 1998, he has joined to the development team of Performance Indicators (PI) in Higher Education (HE) at HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England). The PI in HE has widely published and it is now annual publication of HESA (Higher Education Statistical Agency). He has worked on several research projects including: “assessing cost efficiencies in higher education” funded by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) and “Analysis of efficiencies and productivity evolution in manufacturing industries with CO2 emissions in China” funded by Royal Academy of Engineering.

His areas of research interest include performance measurement and management, efficiency and productivity analysis as well as data mining and big data. Dr Emrouznejad is 

  • Editor of Annals of Operations Research
  • Associate Editor of Socio-Economic Planning Sciences
  • Associate Editor of IMA journal of Management Mathematics
  • Associate Editor of RAIRO - Operations Research
  • Senior Editor of Data Envelopment Analysis journal

and member of editorial boards or guest editor in several other scientific journals. He has published over 100 articles in top ranked journals; he has published several books including:  

  • “Applied Operational Research with SAS”, 
  • “Performance Measurement with Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis” (Springer), 
  • “Managing Service Productivity” (Springer), 
  • "Big Data Optimization" (Springer) and 
  • “Handbook of Research on Strategic Performance Management and Measurement” (IGI Global). 
He is also co-founder of Performance Improvement Management Software (PIM-DEA). Ali's website (www.DEAzone.com) in DEA has internationally recognised as a main source for DEA users.

Position: Professor in Business Analytics
Email: a.emrouznejad@aston.ac.uk
Phone:+44(0)1212043092
Room: ABS267 Website: www.Emrouznejad.com  

  • Ph.D in Operational Research and systems, Warwick Business School, UK
  • PGC in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Coventry University, UK
  • M.Sc in Mathematics, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
  • B.Sc in Applied Mathematics, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
  • Professor, Aston Business School. (2014 - Present) 
  • Reader, Aston Business School. (2011 - 2014)
  • Senior Lecturer, Aston Business School. (2008 - Present)
  • Visiting Professor, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. (2010)
  • Lecturer, Aston Business School. (2006 - 2008)
  • Visiting Lecturer, City University of Hong Kong. (2005 - 2006)
  • Senior Lecturer, Coventry University. (2002 - 2006)
  • Higher Education funding council. (1998 - 2002)

  • Research Methods III (PhD students)

  • Operational Research Techniques II (UG students)

  • Operational Research Methods  (MSc students)

  • Data Mining for Managerial Decision Making  (MSc students)

  • Market Analytics (MSc students)

  • Business Intelligence

  • Data Envelopment Analysis

  • Performance Management

  • Data Mining and Big Data

  • Statistical Ssoftware

  • Member of the Operational Research Society of UK (1993 Present)
  • Secretary of Midland Operational Research Society (2006 - 2012)
  • Member of organising committee of European Working Group on DEA  
  • Co-founder of Performance Improvement Management Software (PIM-DEA)

Books (authored /edited):

1.     Emrouznejad, A. andW. Ho (2017). Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process, CRC Press: Taylor & Francis, (To appear in 2017).

2.     Emrouznejad, A. (2016). Big Data Optimization: Recent Developments and Challenges. In the series of “Studies in Big Data”, Springer-Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-319-30263-8 (download).

3.     Osman, I. H., A. L. Anouze and A. Emrouznejad (2015). Handbook of Research on Strategic Performance Management and Measurement Using Data Envelopment Analysis. IGI Global, USA, ISBN: 978-1-4666-4474-8. (doi) (download).

4.     Emrouznejad, A. and E. Cabanda (2014). Managing Service Productivity: Uses of Frontier Efficiency Methodologies and MCDM for Improving Service Performance. In the series of “International Series in Operations Research & Management Science”, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 978-3-662-43436-9 (download). (doi)

5.     Emrouznejad, A. and M. Tavana (2014). Performance Measurement with Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis. In the series of “Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing”, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 978-3-642-41371-1 (download).  (doi)

6.     Emrouznejad, A. andW. Ho (2012). Applied Operations Research with SAS, pp284, Hardback, CRC Press: Taylor & Francis Ltd, ISBN: 9781439841303, http://www.SAS-OR.com & (download). (doi)

Conference Proceedings (edited):

7.     Emrouznejad, A., Banker R., H. Ahn, M. Afsharian (2016), Data Envelopment Analysis and its Applications, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of DEA, August 2015, Braunschweig, Germany, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.4082.9202, ISBN: 978 1 85449 497 9. (doi)

8.     Banker R., A. Emrouznejad, F. Vargas and P. Flores (2014), Sustainable Development and Performance Measurement, Proceedings of the International DEA Workshop, September 17-19, 2014, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, ISBN: 978 1 85449 482 5. (doi)

9.     Emrouznejad, A.,  R. Banker, S. Munisamy, B. Arabi (2014), Theory and Applications of Data Envelopment Analysis,  Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of DEA, April 2014, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ISBN: 978 1 85449 487 0. (doi)

10.  Banker R., A. Emrouznejad,  H. Bal, I. Alp, M. Ali Cengiz (2013), Data Envelopment Analysis and Performance Measurement,  Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of DEA, June 2013, Samsun, Turkey, ISBN: 978 1 85449 477 1 (doi)

11.  Banker R., A. Emrouznejad,  H. Bal, I. Alp, M. Ali Cengiz (2013), Data Envelopment Analysis and Performance Measurement,  Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of DEA, June 2013, Samsun, Turkey, ISBN: 978 1 85449 477 1 (doi)

12.  Banker, R., A. Emrouznejad, A.L.M. Lopes and M.R. de Almeida (2012). Data Envelopment Analysis: Theory and Applications, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on DEA, Natal, Brazil, 340pp, ISBN: 978 185449 437 5. (doi)

13.  Emrouznejad, A., I. H. Osman and A. L. Anouze (2010). Performance Management and Measurement with Data Envelopment Analysis, Proceedings of the DEA2010 Conference, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 258pp, ISBN: 978 1 85449 481 8. (download)

14.  Emrouznejad, A. andV. Podinovski (2004). Data Envelopment Analysis and Performance Management, Proceedings of the DEA2004 Conference, Aston Business School, Birmingham, UK. Warwick University Publisher, 421pp,ISBN: 0 902683 73 X. (doi)

15.  Emrouznejad, A., R. Green and V. Krivonozhko (2002).Efficiency and Productivity Analysis in the 21st Century, Proceedings of the DEA2002 Conference, Moscow, Russia. International Research Institute of Management Science (IRIMS); ISBN: 5-93467-007-7. (doi)

Software:

16.  Emrouznejad, A. and E. Thanassoulis (2011). Performance Improvement Management Software: PIM-DEAsoft-V3.0 User Guide, ISBN: 978-1-85449-412-2.(doi)

Journals Guest Editorials:

17.  Emrouznejad, A. (2015). Guest Editor of special issue of SEPS in “Data Envelopment Analysis in the Public Sector”. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences. Under preparation Springer Publisher.

18.  Emrouznejad, A. (2014). Guest Editor of special issue of ANOR in “Advances in Data Envelopment Analysis”. Annals of Operations Research. 214(1), Springer Publisher. (doi)

19.  Emrouznejad, A. (2014). Guest Editor of special issue of SEPS in “Data Envelopment Analysis in the Public Sector”. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences. 48 (1), Springer Publisher. (doi)

20.  Emrouznejad, A. (2011). Guest Editor of special issue of JOMS in “Performance Measurement in the Health sector; Uses of Frontier Efficiency Methodologies and Multi-Criteria Decision Making”. Journal of Medical Systems, 35 (5), Springer Publisher. (doi)

21.  Emrouznejad, A. (2011). Guest Editor of special issue of IMAMAN in “Efficiency and productivity: Data Envelopment Analysis”. IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, 22(4),Oxford University Press. (doi)

22.  Emrouznejad, A. (2010). Guest Editor of special issue of IJESM in “Uses of Frontier Efficiency Methodologies and Multi-criteria Decision Making for Performance Measurement in the Energy Sector”. International Journal of Energy Sector Management, 4(3), Emerald Group Publishing Limited. (doi)

23.  Emrouznejad, A. (2010). Guest Editor of special issue in Data Envelopment Analysis: Efficiency and Productivity. Annals of Operations Research. 173(1), Springer Publisher. (doi)

24.  Emrouznejad, A. (2009). Guest Editor of special issue of JORS in “Data Envelopment Analysis”. Journal of Operational Research Society. 60(11), Palgrave Macmillan Publisher. (doi)

25.  Emrouznejad, A. (2005). Guest Editor of part special issue of JORS in “Data Envelopment Analysis”. Journal of Operational Research Society. 56(12), Palgrave Macmillan Publisher. (doi)

26.  Emrouznejad, A. (2004). Guest Editor of special issue of JORS in “Data Envelopment Analysis”. Journal of Operational Research Society. 55(10), Palgrave Macmillan Publisher. (doi)

Journal Papers:

27.     Wank, P. F., C. Barros, A. Emrouznejad (2016) “Assessing Productive Efficiency of Banks Using integrated Fuzzy-DEA and bootstrapping: A Case of Mozambican Banks”, European Journal of Operational Research, 249 (1) 378–389. . 

28.     Ignatius, J., M. Ghasemi, F. Zhang, A. Emrouznejad, A. Hatami-Marbini (2016) “Carbon Efficiency Evaluation: An Analytical Framework Using Fuzzy DEA”, European Journal of Operational Research,. .  

29.     Zervopoulos, P.D., T.S. Brisimi, A. Emrouznejad, G. Cheng (2016) “Performance measurement with multiple interrelated variables and threshold target levels: Evidence from retail firms in the US”, European Journal of Operational Research, 250 (1): 262–272.   

30.  Safdar, K. J., A. Emrouznejad, P. K. Dey (2016). "Assessing the Queuing Process Using Data Envelopment Analysis: An Application in Health Centres." Journal of Medical Systems 40(1):32-45.   

31.  Arabi, B., S. M. Doraisamy, A. Emrouznejad and A. Khoshroo (2016) Eco-Efficiency Measurement and Material Balance Principle: an Application in Power Plants Malmquist Luenberger Index, Annals of Operations Research, Accepted. .

32.  Azar A., M. Zarei Mahmoudabadi, A. Emrouznejad (2016), A new fuzzy additive model for determining the common set of weights in Data Envelopment Analysis, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, Accepted.

33.  Toloo M., A. Emrouznejad and P. Moreno (2016) A linear relational DEA model to evaluate two-stage processes with shared inputs, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Accepted.

34.  Ghasemi M.R, J. Ignatius, S. Lozano, A. Emrouznejad, A. Hatamimarbini (2015) A fuzzy expected value approach under generalized data envelopment analysis, Knowledge-Based Systems,89: 148–159. .

35.  Marra M., Emrouznejad, A. W. Ho and J.S Edwards (2015), The value of indirect ties in citation networks: SNA analysis with OWA operator weights, Information Sciences, 314 (2015) 135–151.

36.     Toloo M., A Zandi and A. Emrouznejad (2015) Evaluation efficiency of large-scale data set with negative data: an artificial neural network approach, Journal of Supercomputing, 71 (7): 2397-2411.

37.  Indra Widiarto and A. Emrouznejad (2015) Social and Financial Efficiency of Islamic Microfinance Institutions: A Data Envelopment Analysis Application, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 50:1-17.

38.  Gholami R., D. A. Higón, A. Emrouznejad (2015), “Hospital Performance: Efficiency or Quality? Can we have both with IT?” Expert Systems with Applications, 42 (12) 5390–5400. 

39.  Arabi, B., S. Munisamy and A. Emrouznejad (2015), “A new Slacks-Based Measure of Malmquist-Luenberger Index in the Presence of Undesirable Outputs,” OMEGA, 51:29-37.

40.  Bahari A., A. Emrouznejad (2014) “Influential DMUs and outlier detection in Data Envelopment Analysis with an Application to Health Care”. Annals of Operations Research, 223 (1):95-108.

41.  Emrouznejad, A.and Marianna Marra (2014), Ordered Weighted Averaging Operators 1988–2014: A citation-based literature survey, International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 29:994-1014.

42.  Hanen H., A. Emrouznejad, O. M. Nejib (2014), Technical efficiency determinants within a Dual Banking System: a DEA-bootstrap approach, International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences 7 (4): 382 – 404.  

43.  Matin, R. K., G.R. Amin and A. Emrouznejad (2014), A Modified Semi-Oriented Radial Measure for target setting with negative data, Measurement 54: 152–158.

44.  Hanafizadeh P., H. R. Khedmatgozar, A. Emrouznejad, M. Derakhshan (2014), Neural Network DEA for Measuring the Efficiency of Mutual Funds, International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, 7 (3): 255-269.

45.  Emrouznejad, A. (2014) “Advances in Data Envelopment Analysis”. Annals of Operations Research, 214 (1): 1-4.

46.  Arabi, B., S. Munisamy, A. Emrouznejad and F. Shadman (2014), “Power Industry Restructuring and Eco-Efficiency Changes: A New Slacks-Based Model in Malmquist-Luenberger Index Measurement,” Energy Policy, 68: 132–145.

47.  Ghasemi, M. R., J. Ignatius; A. Emrouznejad (2014) “A bi-objective weighted model for improving the discrimination power in MCDEA”, European Journal of Operational Research, 233 (3): 640–650.  

48.  Gattoufi S., G. R. Amin, A. Emrouznejad (2014). "A new inverse DEA method for merging banks." IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, 25: 73–87.

49.  Hatami-Marbini, A., A. Emrouznejad, P. J. Agrell (2014) Interval data without sign restrictions in DEA, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 38: 2028–2036.

50.  Emrouznejad, A. R. Banker, A.L.M Lopes, M. R. de Almeida (2014) “Data Envelopment Analysis in the Public Sector”. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 48 (1): 2-3.

51.  Khoshroo, A., R. Mulwa, A. Emrouznejad and B. Arabi (2013), “A Non-Parametric Data Envelopment Analysis Approach for Improving Energy Efficiency of Grape Production,” Energy, 63 (15): 189–194.

52.  Mulwa, R. and A. Emrouznejad (2013) “Measuring Productive Efficiency Using Nerlovian Profit Efficiency Indicator and Meta-Frontier Analysis”. Operations Research: International Journal, 13 (2): 271–287. 

53.  Zerafat Angiz L., M., A. Emrouznejad,Adli Mustafaand Joshua Ignatius (2013). "Type-2 TOPSIS: A group decision problem when ideal values are not extreme endpoints." Group Decision and Negotiation, 22 (5): 851-867.

54.  Amirteimoori, A. L. Khoshandam and A. Emrouznejad (2013). "Classifying flexible measures in data envelopment analysis: A slack-based measure." Measurement, 46 (10): 4100-4107.

55.  Hatami-Marbini, A., P. J. Agrell, M. Tavana and A. Emrouznejad (2013) “A Stepwise Fuzzy Linear Programming Model with Possibility and Necessity Relation,” Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, 25: 81–93.

56.  Amin, G. R., A. Emrouznejad (2013). "A new DEA model for technology selection in the presence of ordinal data." International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 65: 1567-1572.

57.  Amin, G. R., A. Emrouznejad, H. Sadeghi(2012). "Metasearch information fusion using linear programming." RAIRO Operations Research, 46 (04): 289-303.

58.  Emrouznejad, A., Rostamy-Malkhalifeh, M., Hatami-Marbini, A. and Tavana, M. (2012). “General and Multiplicative Non-Parametric Corporate Performance Models with Interval Ratio Data.” Applied Mathematical Modelling, 36 (11): 5506-5514.

59.  Ho, W., A. Emrouznejad, T. He, C. K. Man Lee (2012). “Strategic logistics outsourcing: An integrated QFD and fuzzy AHP approach.” Expert Systems with Applications, 39 (12): 10841-10850.

60.  Amirteimoori, A. and A. Emrouznejad (2012). "On classifying inputs and outputs in data envelopment analysis." Applied Mathematics Letters, 25 (11): 1625-1628.

61.  Giraleas, D. , A. Emrouznejad, E. Thanassoulis (2012) “Productivity change using growth accounting and frontier-based approaches – Evidence from a Monte Carlo analysis.” European Journal of Operational Research, 222 (3): 673-683.

62.  Mulwa, R., A. Emrouznejad and E.A. Nuppenau (2012). "An overview of Total Factor Productivity estimations adjusted for pollutant outputs: an application to sugarcane farming." International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management, 15(1): 1-15.  

63.  Sheikhzadeh Y, AV Roudsari, GR Vahidi, A. Emrouznejad, S. Dastgiri (2012). “Public and Private Hospital Services Reform Using Data Envelopment Analysis to Measure Technical, Scale, Allocative, and Cost Efficiencies.” Health Promotion Perspectives, 2 (1): 28-41.

64.  Amirteimoori, A. and A. Emrouznejad (2012). "Optimal input/output reduction in production processes." Decision Support Systems 52(3): 742–747.

65.  Emrouznejad, A., M. Zerafat Angiz L. and W. Ho (2012). "An alternative formulation for the fuzzy assignment problem." Journal of the Operational Research Society 63(1): 59–63.

66.  Zerafat Angiz L, M., A. Emrouznejad and A. Mustafa (2012). "Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis: A Discrete Approach." Expert Systems with Applications 39(3): 2263–2269.

67.  Hatami-Marbini, A., M. Tavana, M. and A. Emrouznejad (2012). “Productivity Growth and Efficiency Measurements in Fuzzy Environments with an Application to Health Care.” International Journal of Fuzzy System Applications2(2): 1-35.

68.  Hatami-Marbini, A., M. Tavana, A. Emrouznejad and S. Saati (2012). "Efficiency measurement in fuzzy additive Data Envelopment Analysis." International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering 10(1): 1-20.

69.  Amin, G. R., A. Emrouznejad andS. Rezaei (2011). "Some clarifications on the DEA clustering approach." European Journal of Operational Research 215(2): 498–501. 

70.  Amin, G. R. and A. Emrouznejad (2011). "Optimizing search engines results using linear programming." Expert Systems with Applications 38(9): 11534–11537.

71.  Emrouznejad, A. and P. K. Dey (2011). "Performance measurement in the health sector using frontier efficiency methodologies and multi-criteria decision making." Journal of Medical Systems 35(5): 977-97.

72.  Osman, I. H., L. N. Berbary, Y. Sidani, B. Al-Ayoubi and A. Emrouznejad (2011). "Data Envelopment Analysis model for the appraisal and relative performance evaluation of nurses at an intensive care unit." Journal of Medical Systems 35(5):10391062.

73.  Emrouznejad, A. , M. Rostamy-Malkhalifeh, A. Hatami-Marbini, M. Tavana, N. Aghayi (2011).  “An overall profit Malmquist productivity index with fuzzy and interval data.” Mathematical and Computer Modelling 54(11-12): 2827–2838.

74.  Amirteimoori, A. and A. Emrouznejad (2011). "Flexible measures in production process: A DEA-based approach." RAIRO Operations Research 45(1): 63-74. 

75.  Kthiri, W., A. Emrouznejad, Y. Boujelbene and M. N. Ouertani (2011). "A framework for performance evaluation of employment offices: a case of Tunisia." International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences 4(1): 16-33. 

76.  Matin, R. K. and A. Emrouznejad (2011). "An integer-valued Data Envelopment Analysis model with bounded outputs." International Transaction in Operational Research 18(6): 741–749.

77.  Hatami-Marbini, A., A. Emrouznejad and M. Tavana (2011). "A taxonomy and review of the fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis literature: Two decades in the making." European Journal of Operational Research 214(3): 457–472.

78.  Amirteimoori, A. and A. Emrouznejad (2011). "Input/output deterioration in production processes." Expert Systems with Applications 38(5): 5822-5825.

79.  Amin, G. R. and A. Emrouznejad (2011). "Parametric aggregation in ordered weighted averaging." International Journal of Approximate Reasoning52(6): 819–827. 

80.  Zerafat Angiz L, M., A. Mustafa and A. Emrouznejad (2010). "Ranking efficient decision-making units in Data Envelopment Analysis using fuzzy concept." Computers and Industrial Engineering 59(4): 712-719.

81.  Zerafat Angiz L, M., A. Emrouznejad, A. Mustafa and A. S. Al-Eraqi (2010). "Aggregating preference ranking with fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis." Knowledge-Based Systems 23(6): 512-519.

82.  Zerafat Angiz L, M., A. Emrouznejad and A. Mustafa (2010). "Fuzzy assessment of performance of a decision making units using DEA: A non-radial approach." Expert Systems with Applications 37(7): 5153-5157.

83.  Gholami, R., D. A. Higón, P. Hanafizadeh and A. Emrouznejad (2010). "Is ICT the key to development?" Journal of Global Information Management 18(1): 66-83.

84.  Emrouznejad, A. and E. Thanassoulis (2010). "Measurement of productivity index with dynamic DEA." International Journal of Operational Research 8(2): 247-260.

85.  Emrouznejad, A. and K. De Witte (2010). "COOPER-framework: A unified process for non-parametric projects." European Journal of Operational Research 207(3): 1573-1586.

86.  Emrouznejad, A., E. Cabanda and R. Gholami (2010). "An alternative measure of the ICT-Opportunity Index." Information and Management 47(4): 246-254.

87.  Emrouznejad, A. and E. Cabanda (2010). "An aggregate measure of financial ratios using a multiplicative DEA model." International Journal of Financial Services Management 4(2): 114 - 126.

88.  Emrouznejad, A. and R. D. Banker (2010). "Efficiency and productivity: Theory and applications." Annals of Operations Research 173(1): 1-3.

89.  Emrouznejad, A., A. L. Anouze and E. Thanassoulis (2010). "A semi-oriented radial measure for measuring the efficiency of decision making units with negative data, using DEA." European Journal of Operational Research 200(1): 297-304.

90.  Kirigia, J. M., Omer A. Mensah, C Mwikisa, E. Z. Asbu, A. Emrouznejad, P. Makoudode and A. Hounnankan (2010). "Technical Efficiency of Zone Hospitals in Benin." The African Health Monitor, 12: 30-39. 

91.  Emrouznejad, A. and A. L. Anouze (2010). "Data Envelopment Analysis with classification and regression tree - A case of banking efficiency." Expert Systems 27(4): 231-246.

92.  Emrouznejad, A., G. R. Amin, E. Thanassoulis and A. L. Anouze (2010). "On the boundedness of the SORM DEA models with negative data." European Journal of Operational Research 206(1): 265-268.

93.  Emrouznejad, A. and G. R. Amin (2010). "Improving minimax disparity model to determine the OWA operator weights." Information Sciences 180(8): 1477-1485.

94.  Emrouznejad, A. (2010). "SAS/OWA: Ordered weighted averaging in SAS optimization." Soft Computing 14(4): 379-386.

95.  Amin, G. R. and A. Emrouznejad (2010). "Finding relevant search engines results: A minimax linear programming approach." Journal of the Operational Research Society 61(7): 1144-1150.

96.  Zerafat Angiz L, M., A. Emrouznejad, A. Mustafa and A. Rashidi Komijan (2009). "Selecting the most preferable alternatives in a group decision making problem using DEA." Expert Systems with Applications 36(5): 9599-9602.

97.  Mulwa, R., A. Emrouznejad and L. Muhammad (2009). "Economic efficiency of smallholder maize producers in Western Kenya: A DEA meta-frontier analysis." International Journal of Operational Research 4(3): 250-267.

98.  Mulwa, M. R., A. Emrouznejad and F. M. Murithi (2009). "Impact of liberalization on efficiency and productivity of sugar industry in Kenya." Journal of Economic Studies 36(3): 250-264.

99.  Ho, W. and A. Emrouznejad (2009). "Multi-criteria logistics distribution network design using SAS/OR." Expert Systems with Applications 36(3 - Part 2): 7288-7298.

100.  Ho, W. and A. Emrouznejad (2009). "A mathematical model for assembly line balancing model to consider disordering sequence of workstations." Assembly Automation 29(1): 49-51.

101.  Emrouznejad, A. and E. Shale (2009). "A combined neural network and DEA for measuring efficiency of large scale datasets." Computers and Industrial Engineering 56(1): 249-254.

102.  Emrouznejad, A., V. V. Podinovski and E. Thanassoulis (2009). "Data envelopment analysis: Theory and applications." Journal of the Operational Research Society 60(11): 1467-1468.

103.  Emrouznejad, A. and A. L. Anouze (2009). "A note on the modeling the efficiency of top Arab banks." Expert Systems with Applications 36(3 Part 1): 5741-5744.

104.  Emrouznejad, A. and G. R. Amin (2009). "DEA models for ratio data: Convexity consideration." Applied Mathematical Modelling 33(1): 486-498.

105.  Kirigia, J. M., A. Emrouznejad R. G. Vaz, H. Bastiene and J. Padayachy (2008). "A comparative assessment of performance and productivity of health centres in Seychelles." International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management 57(1): 72-92.

106.  Kirigia, J. M., A. Emrouznejad, B. Cassoma, E. Z. Asbu and S. Barry (2008). "A performance assessment method for hospitals: The case of municipal hospitals in Angola." Journal of Medical Systems 32(6): 509-519.

107.  Emrouznejad, A., B. R. Parker and G. Tavares (2008). "Evaluation of research in efficiency and productivity: A survey and analysis of the first 30 years of scholarly literature in DEA." Socio-Economic Planning Sciences 42(3): 151-157.

108.  Emrouznejad, A. (2008). "MP-OWA: The most preferred OWA operator." Knowledge-Based Systems 21(8): 847-851.

109.  Kirigia, J. M., Z. Asbu, W. Greene and A. Emrouznejad (2007). "Technical efficiency, efficiency change, technical progress and productivity growth in the national health systems of continental African countries." Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review 32(2): 12.

110.  Amin, G. R. and A. Emrouznejad (2007). "Inverse linear programming in DEA." International Journal of Operations Research 4(2): 105-109.

111.  Amin, G. R. and A. Emrouznejad (2007). "Inverse forecasting: A new approach for predictive modeling." Computers and Industrial Engineering 53(3): 491-498.

112.  Amin, G. R. and A. Emrouznejad (2007). "A note on DEA models in technology selection: An improvement of Karsak and Ahiska's approach." International Journal of Production Research 45(10): 2313-2316.

113.  Masiye, F., J. M. Kirigia, A. Emrouznejad, L. G. Sambo, A. Mounkaila, D. Chimfwembe and D. Okello (2006). "Efficient management of health centres human resources in Zambia." Journal of Medical Systems 30(6): 473-481.

114.  Amin, G. R. and A. Emrouznejad (2006). "An extended minimax disparity to determine the OWA operator weights." Computers and Industrial Engineering 50(3): 312-316. 

115.  Emrouznejad, A. and E. Thanassoulis (2005). "A mathematical model for dynamic efficiency using Data Envelopment Analysis." Applied Mathematics and Computation 160(2): 363-378.

116.  Emrouznejad, A. (2005). "Measurement efficiency and productivity in SAS/OR." Computers and Operations Research 32(7): 1665-1683.

117.  Kirigia, J. M., A. Emrouznejad, L. G. Sambo, N. Munguti and W. Liambila (2004). "Using Data Envelopment Analysis to measure the technical efficiency of public health centers in Kenya." Journal of Medical Systems 28(1): 155-166.

118.  Field, K. and A. Emrouznejad (2003). "Measuring the performance of neonatal care units in Scotland." Journal of Medical Systems 27(4): 315-324.

119.  Emrouznejad, A. (2003). "An alternative DEA measure: A case of OECD countries." Applied Economics Letters 10(12): 779-782.

120.  Kirigia, J. M., A. Emrouznejad, and L. G. Sambo (2002). "Measurement of technical efficiency of public hospitals in Kenya: Using Data Envelopment Analysis." Journal of Medical Systems 26(1): 39-45.

Book sections/chapters:

121.  Emrouznejad A. and E. Cabanda (2015).  Introduction to Data Envelopment Analysis and its applications, in  Osman et al. (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Strategic Performance Management and Measurement Using Data Envelopment Analysis: 235-255. IGI Global, USA.

122.  Emrouznejad, A. and E. Thanassoulis (2015). “Introduction to Performance Improvement Management Software (PIM-DEA).” in Osman et al. (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Strategic Performance Management and Measurement Using Data Envelopment Analysis: 256-275. IGI Global, USA.

123.  Masiye F., C. Mphuka and A. Emrouznejad (2014).  Estimating the efficiency of healthcare facilities providing HIV/AIDS treatment in Zambia: a data envelopment approach, Chapter 4 in International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, Volume 215: 55-66 Springer-Verlag.

124.  Emrouznejad A. and E. Cabanda (2014).  Managing Service Productivity using Data Envelopment Analysis, Chapter 1 in International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, Volume 215: 1-18 Springer-Verlag.

125.  Emrouznejad, A., M. Tavana, A. Hatami-Marbini (2014) “The State of the Art in Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis”, in “Performance Measurement with Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis” published in Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing 309: 1:48, Springer-Verlag.  

126.  Emrouznejad, A. and G. R. Amin (2009). “Document Similarity: A New Measure using OWA.” in “IEEE Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery:” 186:190.

127.  Amin, G. R. and A. Emrouznejad (2009). “Determining More Realistic OWA Weights.” in “IEEE Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery:” 181:185.

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings:

128.  Yang G. Y., A. Emrouznejad, W. B. Liu, L. Y. Yang (2014) DEA model without explicit inputs with majority preference (2014). “Recent Developments in Data Envelopment Analysis and its Applications.” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of DEA, April 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

129.  Matin, R. K. and A. Emrouznejad (2011). “Data Envelopment Analysis with bounded outputs: An investigation in the Integer-valued.” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of DEA, June 2010, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

130.  Kthiri, W. and A. Emrouznejad (2011). “TFP Change in Tunisian public employment offices.” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of DEA, June 2010, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

131.  Emrouznejad, A. (2008). “Ordered weight averaging in SAS: An MCDM application.” Proceedings of the 33rd SAS International Conference, March 2008, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

132.  Emrouznejad, A. (2006). “Back-propagation DEA.” Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Mining, June 2006, World Congress in Computer Sciences, Nevada, US.

133.  Emrouznejad, A. (2005). “A multi-period optimization model for comparison of Decision Making Units.” Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Modelling, Simulation and Applied Optimization, February 2005, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. 

134.  Emrouznejad, A. (2002). “The assessment of higher education institutions using dynamic DEA: A case study in UK universities.” Proceeding of the International DEA Symposium, pp. 118-128,June 2002, Moscow, Russia. 

135.  Emrouznejad, A. (2002). “A SAS application for measuring efficiency and productivity of Decision Making Units.”   Proceeding of the 27th SAS International Conference, pp. 259-27, April 2002, Florida, USA.

136.  Emrouznejad, A.(2000). “An Extension to SAS/OR for decision system support.” Proceeding of SAS Users Group International, 25th Annual Conference, April 2000, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 

Working papers:

137.  Emrouznejad, A. E. Thanassoulis(2011). “Performance improvement management software PIM-DEAsoft-V3.0 User Guide.” Aston Business School Research, Aston University, Birmingham, UK. ISBN: 978 1 85449 412 2.

138.  Emrouznejad, A. and K. De Witte (2010). “COOPER-framework: A unified process for non-parametric projects.” Tier Working Paper Series. 05(3): pp. 1-32.

139.  Emrouznejad, A., E. Cabanda and R. Gholami (2009). “Measuring information society with linear programming.” Aston Business School Research Papers RP0909: pp. 1-24, Aston University, Birmingham, UK.

140.  Gholami, R., P. Hanafizadeh, A. Emrouznejad, L. Agheli (2008). “Information and communication technology (ICT) and human development.” Aston Business School Research Papers RP0801: pp. 1-20, Aston University, Birmingham, UK.

141.  Gholami, R., A. Emrouznejad and H. Schmidt (2008). “The impact of ICT on productivity of airline industry.” Aston Business School Research Papers: pp. 1-33, Birmingham, Aston University, UK.

142.  Emrouznejad, A., B.R. Parker, G. Tavares (2007). “Investigation of research in DEA literature.” Aston Business School Research Papers RP0732: pp. 1-33, Aston University, Birmingham, UK.

143.  Johnes G. & J., P. Lenton, E Thanassoulis,A. Emrouznejad (2004). “Cost structure of higher education.” Lancaster University Working Paper series.

144.  Kirigia J. M., A. Emrouznejad and L. G. Sambo (2001). “Measurement of technical efficiency of public hospitals in Kenya using Data Envelopment Analysis approach”, working paper 340, Warwick Business School, Warwick University, UK.

145.  Emrouznejad, A. andE. Thanassoulis (1997).“An extensive bibliography of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), Volume III: Supplement 1.” Working paper 258, Warwick Business School, Warwick University, UK.

146.  Thanassoulis, E., A. Emrouznejad (1996). “Warwick Windows DEA software, User's Guide.” Warwick University, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK, Warwick Business School. ISBN: 0 902610 63 5.

147.  Emrouznejad, A.andE. Thanassoulis (1996). “An extensive bibliography of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) Volume II: Journals papers.”  Working Papers 245, Warwick Business School, Warwick University, UK.

148.  Emrouznejad, A.andE Thanassoulis (1996). “An extensive bibliography of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) Volume I: Working papers.” Working Paper 244, Warwick Business School, Warwick University, UK.

149.  Emrouznejad, A. andE Thanassoulis (1996). "Assessing dynamic efficiency using Data Envelopment Analysis." Working Paper 243, Warwick Business School, Warwick University, UK.

Official Reports:

150.  Johnes G. & J., P. Lenton, E Thanassoulis,A. Emrouznejad (2005). “An exploratory analysis of the cost structure of higher education in England.” Research Report 641: pp. 1-110, Published by Department for Education and Skills (DfES), ISBN: 1 84478 484 3. (doi)

151.  Contribution to publication of the followings as result of research/analysis for performance indicators in higher education within Higher Education Funding Council for England. All reports are available from Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), Northavon House, Bristol BS16 1QD.
-       HEFCE (1999), Performance Indicators in higher education, first report, Publication number. 99/11.
-       HEFCE (1999), Performance Indicators in higher education for 1996-1997, 1997-1998, Publication number. 99/66.
-       HEFCE (2000), Performance Indicators in higher education for 1997-1998, 1998-1999, Publication number. 00/40.
-       HEFCE (2001), Performance Indicators in higher education for 1998-1999, 1999-2000, Publication number. 01/69.
These reports are now regular publications of HEFCE.

  • Editor of "Annals of Operations Research"
  • Associate Editor of "Socio-Economic Planning Sciences"
  • Associate Editor of "IMA journal of Management Mathematics"
  • Associate Editor of "RAIRO - Operations Research"
  • Senior Editor of "Data Envelopment Analysis journal"
  • and member of editorial boards or guest editor in several other scientific journals
    including: 
      • "Journal of Operational Research Society", 
      • "Euro Journal on Decision", 
      • "Journal of Medical Systems", 
      • "International Journal of Energy Sector Management" . 

 

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