Afsaneh Nouri Houshyar is a lecturer of Management department in California State University, Los Angeles. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from University Putra Malaysia and M.Sc. in Industrial Computing from National University of Malaysia. She has B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering by focusing on Systems Analysis and Planning. She has published many papers in valuable journals and international conferences. In addition, she is a reviewer for international Journals. Prior to joining California State university, Los Angeles, she cooperated with one of the largest automotive manufacturer in Malaysia and also a private manufacturer company there as an Industrial Engineer. Moreover, she was a researcher in National University of Malaysia and also Management development Research Center (MDRC) in Iran for many years. Her research interests focus on Manufacturing Systems, Supply Chain Management, Operation Management, Mathematical Modeling and Optimization.