School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia;
Thesis Submitted for external refereeing (by two distinguished researchers in the field) on Aug 11, 2015;
Degree officially awarded on Jan 19, 2016;
Thesis Topic: Theory and Algorithms for Multi-objective Integer Programming (DOWNLOAD);
Advisors: Prof. Martin Savelsbergh, Prof. Natashia Boland, and Dr. Masoud
Referee 1: ``Overall, Mr. Charkhgard's thesis presents significant and valuable contributions to existing body of knowledge
on multiobjective optimization and indicates avenues for further research. [...] Therefore it fulfills expectations from a doctoral study without a doubt. I believe this high quality work will make an enduring impact on research in this field."
Referee 2: ``It is an excellent piece of work that undoubtedly deserves the award of a PhD."
M.Sc., Industrial Engineering
Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran;
I participated in a national exam and I ranked 6th amongst approx. 6,000 industrial engineering undergraduate students. As a result, I got an admission from Sharif University of Technology;
Degree officially awarded on Aug 20, 2011;
Thesis Topic: Locating wireless transmitters by using maximal covering location problem and Hata model;