Full Name:
Nahid Hussein Afia Abdel Halim
Academic Rank:
Emeritus Professor
ASU Email:
nahid_abdelhalim@eng.asu.edu.eg
Departmment:
Design and Production Engineering
Graduation Year:
1978

Nahid H. Afia Professor of industrial engineering at Ain Shams University. Teaching courses: industrial organization, engineering economy, project management, work study, consumer behaviour, and marketing.
Supervised many graduation projects in the field of IE. Supervisor of many M.Sc. and Ph.D. students.











Degrees:
May1978 - December 1984
Demonstrator, Design and Production Eng. Dept., Faculty of Eng., Ain Shams Univ., Cairo, Egypt.
December 1984 - February 1992
Assistant Lecturer, Design and Production Eng. Dept., Faculty of Eng., Ain Shams Univ., Cairo, Egypt.
May 1990 - November 1990
Fellowship, Berlin, Germany, Technical Institute of technology
February 1992- 2008
Assistant professor, Design and Production Eng. Dept., Faculty of Eng., Ain Shams Univ., Cairo , Egypt.
2008-2013
Associate professor, Design and Production Eng. Dept., Faculty of Eng., Ain Shams Univ., Cairo, Egypt.
November 2013- Present
Professor, Design and Production Eng. Dept., Faculty of Eng., Ain Shams Univ., Cairo, Egypt.



Awards:
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Books:
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Published Research:
1) El-Sayed M., Afia N., El-Kharbotly A., A stochastic model for forward–reverse logistics network design under risk. Computers & Industrial Engineering 2008; doi:10.1016/j.cie.2008.09.040.
2) El-Sayed M., Afia N., El-Kharbotly A.,” A stochastic model for supply chain network design”, Ain Shams University, Scientific Bulletin Vol.42 No.2, December 2007, pp 591-609.
3) Y.M.Sadek, A.K. El-Kharbotly, N.H.Afia," Stochastic Supply Chain Network Design: Multi-product, Multi-interval, with optional Lateral Transhipment between Distridutors", Ain Shams Journal of Mechanical Engineering (ASJME), 2009.
4) MostafaA.Moussa, Amin K. El-Kharbotly, Nahid H. Afia, M. El-Beheiry, “ A Genetic Algorithm Approach for Multi- Objective Multi Period Supply Chain Network Design”, Mataria Engineering Research Journal December 2012 Volume 136,pp 48-65
5) M.M.S. Abdulkader *, M.M. ElBeheiry, N.H. Afia, A.K. El-Kharbotly, “ Scheduling and sequencing in four machines robotic cell: Application of genetic algorithm and enumeration techniques” Ain Shams Engineering Journal (2013) this article in press
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asej.2012.11.002
6) M.S.Al-Ashhab, NahidAfia and Lamia A.Shihata “ Objective Effect on the Performance of a Multi-Period Multi-Product Production Planning Optimization Model” International Journal of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering IJMME-IJENS Vol:16, No:03


Published Research in Confernces:
1) N.Afia, M.I.Etman," A Developed Hybrid Genetic Approach for the Facility Layout Problem", Al Azhar Engineering 7th international conference Cairo 7-10 April 2003.

2) N.Afia," A Developed Hybrid Genetic Approach for Manufacturing cell Formation", Al Azhar Engineering 8th international conference Cairo December 2004.

3) N.Afia, "Multi Objective Manufacturing cell Formation", Production Engineering& Design for Development, PEDD7, Cairo, February 2006.

4) N.Afia, S.Yomna, Elkharbotely, "Production scheduling in Automated Manufacturing Systems", 37th international conference on computers and Industrial Engineering, Alexandria 2007.

N.Afia, M. Elsayed, Elkharbotely, "A Stochastic model for forward Reverse Logistics Network design under Risk", 37th international conference on computers and Industrial Engineering, Alexandria 2007.

5) El-Sayed M., Afia N., El-Kharbotly A., A stochastic model for forward–reverse logistics network design under risk. Computers & Industrial Engineering 2008; doi:10.1016/j.cie.2008.09.040.
6) N.Afia, M. Elsayed, Elkharbotely, "A Stochastic model for forward Reverse Logistics Network design under Risk", 37th international conference on computers and Industrial Engineering, Alexandria 2007.
7)Yomna S., El-Kharbotly A., Afia N.," Design of multi-interval multi-product stochastic supply chain networks", PEDAC conference, Alexandria, February 2009.
8) A.S. El- Alakkad, A.K. El-kharbotly, N.H.Afia, " A Heuristiic A Heuristic Algorithm for Two Sided Assembly Line Balancing", 8th International Conference on Production Engineering& Design for Development, PEDD8, Cairo, March 9-10, 2010.

9) Y.M.Sadek, A.K. El-kharbotly, N.H.Afia, "Bullwhip Effect for Stochastic Supply Chain Networks with Inventory and Lateral Transshipment ", 8th International Conference on Production Engineering& Design for Development, PEDD8, Cairo, March 9-10, 2010.

10) GhadaShedid, A.K. El-kharbotly, M. Elbeheiry, N.H.Afia, " Reconfigurable Capacity Management for Cost Minimization", 8th International Conference on Production Engineering& Design for Development, PEDD8, Cairo, March 9-10, 2010.

11) Tamer A. Ismail, Amin K.ElKharbotly and NahidH.Afia," A Heuristic Algorithm for Hoist Scheduling in Electroplating Lines ", Al-Azhar Engineering Eleventh International Conference, December 21-23, 2010.

12) R. Taha, Y. Sadek , N. Afia And A. El-Kharbotly, " A Survey on the Assembly Line Balancing Problems Solution Approaches and Techniques" ", Al-Azhar Engineering Eleventh International Conference, December 21-23, 2010.
13) Raghda B. Taha, Amin El-Kharbotly, NahidAfia, YomnaSadek, “Mixed-model two-sided assembly line balancing using a Modified Genetic algorithm”, Proceedings of 2012 International conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Istanbul, Turkey, July 3-6, 2012

14) Mahmoud M.ElAraby, Lamia A. Shihata and Nahid H. Afia, “Integrating Advanced Quality Techniques to Improve the Quality of Glass Tubes: A Case Study”, ( 2013) 2nd International Conference on Economics Marketing and Management, DOI: 10.7763/IPEDR. 2013. V59. 38 pp183- 189


15) Taha, R.B., El-Kharbotly, A.K., Afia, N.H., Sadek, Y.M, “Time and Space Two-sided Assembly Line Balancing Problem” (April, 2012) POMS 23rd Annual conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

16) R.B. Taha, K.S. Abdallah, Y.M. Sadek, A.K. El-Kharbotly, N.H. Afia. 2014. “Design of Supply Chain Networks with Supply Disruptions using Genetic Algorithm.” Proceedings of the POMS 25th Annual conference (2014).

17) Raghda Taha, Yomma Sadek, Amin ElKharbotly, Nahid Afia and Khaled Abdallah, “Multi-Objective Supply Chain Network Design Under Demand Uncertainty Using Robust Goal Programming Approach” IEOM International Conference on Operation Excellence and Service Engineering, Orlando,Florida,USA, September 10-11, 2015
18) Nessren Zamzam, Yomna Sadek, Nahid Afia, Amin El-Kharbotly, “Multi-Manned Assembly Line Balancing Using Genetic Algorithm”International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology IJERT, Volume 4, Issue 12, December 2015

19) Nessren Zamzam, Yomna Sadek, Nahid Afia, Amin El-Kharbotly, “ Balancing Physical Effort of Multi-Manned Assembly Lines Using Genetic Algorithm” 1st International conference on Material Science & Engineering, Banha University, February 22-23, 2016

20 T. Ismail, M.Elbeheiry, K.Abdalla, A. Elkharbotly and N. Afia “A Genetic Algorithm for Continuous Berth Scheduling in Port Terminals” 1st International conference on Material Science & Engineering, Banha University, February 22-23, 2016








Educational and Research Projects:
Industrial Engineering and Management Science TEMPUS Project (ASU-team member)
Consulting and Engineering Projects:

Supervised Thesis:
1) M.Sc. Thesis titled: Production Scheduling in Automated Manufacturing Systems (2003).
2) Ph.D Thesis titled: Reverse Logistic Network Design (2008).
3) Ph.D Thesis titled: Supply Chain Network Design (2009).
4) M.Sc. Thesis titled: Reconfigurable Manufacturing systems for agility (2009)
5) M.Sc. Thesis titled: Common Cycle and Cyclic Scheduling in Job Shop Production Systems (2010).
6) M.Sc. Thesis titled:Two SidedAssembly Line Balancing Problem (2010).
7) M.Sc. Thesis titled: Scheduling of Numerically Controlled Hoist Handling Systems (2011).
8) M.Sc. Thesis titled: Production Scheduling in Cellular Manufacturing (2011).
9) M.Sc. Thesis titled: Mixed Model Assembly Line Balancing (2011)
10) M.Sc. Thesis titled: Application of Multi Objective Optimization Model for Supply Chain Network Design (2012)
11) Ph.D Thesis titled: Multi Criteria Facility Layout (2013)
12) Ph.D Thesis titled : Design of Supply Chain Networks under Risk and Disruptions
13) Ph.D Thesis titled: Multi Manned Assembly Line Balancing.


Other:
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