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About Me

I am pursuing dual Master's degree in Operations Research and Transportation at MIT. I will be graduating in May 2015.
1-page resume   extended CV


  • M.Sc. Student, Operations Research, MIT
  • M.Sc. Student, Transportation, MIT
    Advisors: Prof. Cynthia Barnhart and Prof. Patrick Jaillet
  • MBA, Sharif University of Technology, 2011
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, 2009
    Advisor: Prof. Masoud Shariat Panahi

Research Interests

  • Applied operations research with applications in transportation, logistics, supply chain management, and healthcare
  • Decision making under uncertainty
  • Data mining, Data-driven optimization


  • S. Borjian, V. Manshadi, C. Barnhart, and P. Jaillet, "Dynamic Stochastic Optimization of Relocations in Container Terminals", Submitted to Journal of Transportation Science, 2013. (pdf)
  • A. A. Pahlavan, and S. Borjian, "On the Analytical Solution of Viscous Fluid Flow Past a Flat Plate", Physics Letters A, Vol 372, Issue 20, 2008, 3678-3682. (pdf)


  • S. Borjian, V. Manshadi, P. Jaillet, and C. Barnhart, “Dynamic Stochastic Optimization of Reshuffles in Container Terminals", Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) conference, Accepted, July 2013.
  • S. Borjian, V. Manshadi, P. Jaillet, and C. Barnhart, “A Two-stage Stochastic Optimization Model for Container Relocation Problem", INFORMS, Oct 2013.
  • S. Borjian, A. Vakhutinsky, "Demand Forecasting for Substitutable Products Using Discrete Choice Models", INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research, April 2014.
  • S. Borjian, R. Toloei, and M. Ashjaee, "Technical & Economic Feasibility Study of Replacing Current Heating System in Iran with Central Package", Conference & Exhibition on Energy Management & Conservation, Spring 2010, Tehran, Iran.

Contact info:
Operations Research Center, MIT
Bldg E40-130
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
E-mail: sborjian [at] mit [dot] edu
Cellphone: (404) 801 83 68

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