Dr Ali Nazarpour

School of Business

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

TSI Building
2nd Floor
(01) 474 7516


Dr. Ali Nazarpour is Assistant Professor in Management at Maynooth University School of Business. Ali has been awarded PhD in Operations and Supply Chain Management from University College Dublin, Smurfit School of Business. He earned his BSc degree in Industrial Engineering and Master’s degree in Business Administration from Iran University of Science and Technology. Prior to his PhD studies, he worked for two years in the construction sector and seven years in the automotive industry where he served as Sales Supervisor, Marketing and Sales Planning Chief, and Inventory Management Project Manager. Parallel to working in industry Ali was also engaged in teaching and research activities. His dual interests in industry and academia lead to undertaking his PhD and subsequent career as a researcher and lecturer.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2021 Sohrabpour V.; Oghazi P.; Toorajipour R.; Nazarpour A. (2021) 'Export sales forecasting using artificial intelligence'. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 163 . [Link] https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2020.120480 [Full-Text]
2021 Toorajipour R.; Sohrabpour V.; Nazarpour A.; Oghazi P.; Fischl M. (2021) 'Artificial intelligence in supply chain management: A systematic literature review'. Journal of Business Research, 122 :502-517. [DOI]
2019 Khazaei Pool, J. Asian, S. Nazarpour, A. Tabaeeian, R. (2019) 'On the importance of service performance and customer satisfaction in third-party logistics selection: An application of Kano model'. BENCHMARKING: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL, 26 (5):1550-1564. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2017 Wiengarten F.; Singh P.; Fynes B.; Nazarpour A. (2017) 'Impact of mass customization on cost and flexiblity performances: the role of social capital'. Operations Management Research, 10 (3-4):137-147. [DOI]

Conference Publication

Year Publication
2021 Moore, L. Nazarpour, A. Toorajipour, R. (2021) Irish Academy of Management (IAM) 2021 Conference Enabling Mass Customisation through Industry 4.0 Waterford, Ireland, 25/08/2021- 26/08/2021
2020 Toorajipour, R. Sohrabpour, V. Oghazi, P. Nazarpour, A. (2020) 11th Academy of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Knowledge (ACIEK Academy) Conference Export Sales Forecasting Using Genetic Programming Mardrid, Spain,
2019 Toorajipour, R. Sohrabpour, V. Fischl, M. Nazarpour, A. (2019) 26th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference The contribution of artificial intelligence to supply chain management - a systematic literature review Helsinki, Finland, 17/06/2019- 19/06/2019
2018 Nazarpour, A. Fynes, B. Coughlan, J. Asian, S. (2018) 25th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference Is Mass Customisation Suitable for Every Industry? Budapest, Hungary,
2015 Fischl, M. Sohrabpour, V. Nazarpour, A. (2015) 26th Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference Passing the buck: transferring unanticipated purchase prices to suppliers and customers Washington D.C., USA,
2015 Nazarpour, A. Fynes, B. Wiengarten, F. Fischl, M. Sohrabpour, V. (2015) 22nd European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference The effect of country level factors on the trade-off between cost and flexibility in mass customization Neuchatel, Switzerland,
2014 Nazarpour, A. Fischl, M. Sohrabpour, V. Fynes, B. (2014) 21st European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference The Impact of Investments in Innovation Practices on Competitive Advantage Palermo, Italy,

Conference Contribution

Year Publication
2021 Toorajipour, R. Sohrabpour, V. Nazarpour, A. Oghazi, P. Fischl, M. (2021) Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain Management Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) 2021 Annual Meeting Anaheim, USA, 24/10/2021-27/10/2021.
2019 Nazarpour, A. Coughlan, J. Fynes, B. (2019) Impact of Mass Customisation Capability on Operational Performance Measures 30th EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON OPERATIONAL RESEARCH (EURO) Dublin, Ireland, 23/06/2019-26/06/2019.
2018 Nazarpour, A. Fynes, B. Coughlan, J. (2018) Is Mass Customisation for Every Country? Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) International Conference Granada, Spain, .
2017 Asian, S. Abbasi, B. Nazarpour, A. (2017) Resiliency in Pharmaceutical Supply Chains: Collaborative Sourcing under Disruptions and Competition Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) International Conference Sydney, Australia, 12/12/2017-14/12/2017.
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Teaching Interests

  • Contemporary Issues in Management
  • Global Logistics
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management Metrics
  • Project Management
  • Project Risk Management