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Dr. Walid Abdul-Kader

Dr. Walid Abdul-Kader

519-253-3000 ext. 2608
Office: 3018 CEI


  • Doctorate (Ph.D.), Mechanical Engineering/Option Industrial Engineering, Université Laval
  • Master of Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Industrial Engineering, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Research Interests

  • Sustainable manufacturing systems, virtual factory design
  • Performance optimization
  • Modelling of manufacturing / remanufacturing systems
  • Reverse Logistics Network

Professional Affiliations


Selected Publications

  • Pazoki, Mostafa; Abdul-Kader, Walid, Optimal disposition decisions for a remanufacturing system considering time value of products, Computers and Industrial Engineering, 99: 124-136, 2016
  • Jarrahi, Farshad; Abdul-Kader, Walid, Performance evaluation of a multi-product production line: An approximation method, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 39: 3619-3636, 2015
  • Shaik, Mohammed, N; Abdul-Kader, Walid, Comprehensive performance measurement and causal-effect decision making model for reverse logistics enterprise, Computers and Industrial Engineering, 68: 87-103, 2014
  • Shaik, Mohammed, N; Abdul-Kader, Walid, Transportation in reverse logistics enterprise: a comprehensive performance measurement methodology, Production Planning and Control, 24: 495-510, 2013
  • Lambert, Serge; Riopel, Diane; Abdul-Kader, Walid, A reverse logistics decisions conceptual framework, Computers and Industrial Engineering, 61: 561-581, 2011