Chen, X., S. Benjaafar and A. Elomri, “On the Effectiveness of Emission Penalties in Decentralized Supply Chains,” European Journal of Operational Research, 274, 1155-1167, 2019.
Yu, Y., S. Benjaafar and D. Chen, “Optimal Policies for Inventory Systems with Concave Ordering Costs,” Naval Research Logistics, 65, 291-302, 2018.
Benjaafar, S., W. Yu and D. Chen, “Managing Inventory Systems with Scarce Resources,” a Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 19, 216-229, 2017 (Winner of the INFORMS Section on Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment Best Student Paper Award; POMS-HK Best Student Paper Award, Finalist).
Huang, S., L. He, J. Gu, Kris Wood and S. Benjaafar, “Design of a Mobile Charging Service for Electric Vehicles in an Urban Environment,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportations Systems, 16, 787-798, 2015.
Benjaafar, S. and M. Savelsbergh, “Carbon-Aware Transport and Logistics,” EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics, 3, 1-3, 2014 (An Introduction to the Special Issue).
Chen, X. and S. Benjaafar, “The Carbon-Constrained EOQ,” Operations Research Letters, 41, 172-179, 2013 (Most cited paper among those published in 2015-2019; Most downloaded papers in 2013-2019).
Hua, Z., W. Zhang and S. Benjaafar, “Optimal Inventory Control with Heterogeneous Suppliers,” Production and Operations Management, 21, 564-575, 2012.
Benjaafar, S., Y. Li and M. Daskin, “Carbon Footprint and the Management of Supply Chains: Insights from Simple Models,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 10, 99-116, 2013 (Invited article for theSpecial Issue on Green Manufacturing; Highest cited paper in the journal). The paper has been listed as a Highly Cited Paper by ISI Thomson Reuters for receiving “enough citations to place it in the top 1% of the academic field of Engineering based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.” A feature story by Catalyst magazine can be found here.
Marvin, W. A., L. D. Schmidt, S. Benjaafar, D. G. Tiffany and P. Daoutidis, “Economic Optimization of a Lignocellulosic Biomass-to-Ethanol Supply Chain,” Chemical Engineering Science, 67, 68-79, 2012 (Special Issue on Energy). A conference proceedings version of this paper was also published in Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 29, 1728-1732, 2011 (Special issue dedicated to the 21stEuropean Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering – ESCAPE 21).
Lahmar, M. and S. Benjaafar, “Design of Dynamic Distributed Layouts,” IIE Transactions, 37, 303–318, 2005 (Winner of theOutstanding Material Handling & Logistics Research Paper Award, Material Handling Institute; Featured Article in IIE Solutions Magazine).
Kim, J. S. and S. Benjaafar, “Extended Abstract: On the Benefits of Inventory Pooling in Production-Inventory Systems,” Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 4, 12-16, 2002 (M&SOM Best Student Paper Award, Honorable Mention).
Bar-Cohen, A., Benjaafar, S. and M. Iyengar, “Design for Manufacturability of Natural Convection Cooled Heat Sinks,” International Journal of Transport Phenomenon, 4, 43-57, 2002.
Lahmar, M., Hakan, E. and S. Benjaafar, “Extended Abstract: Resequencing and Feature Assignment on a Moving Assembly Line,” Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 3, 7-9, 2001 (M&SOM Best Student Paper Award, Honorable Mention).
Benjaafar, S. and M. Sheikhzadeh, “Design of Flexible Plant Layouts,” IIE Transactions, 32, 309-322, 2000.
Benjaafar, S. and D. Gupta, “Workload Allocation in Multi-Product/Multi-Facility Production Systems with Setup Times,” IIE Transactions, 31, 339-352, 1999 (Winner of IIE Transactions Best Paper Award).
Benjaafar, S. and D. Gupta, “Scope versus Focus: Issues of Flexibility, Capacity, and Number of Production Facilities,” IIE Transactions, 30, 413-425, 1998 (Winner of IIE Transactions Best Paper Award).