Dr. Hossein Rikhtehgar Berenji Earns Tenure, Promotion at Pacific University

Hossein Rikhtehgar Berenji, PhD, has received indefinite tenure and been promoted from assistant professor to associate professor in the Pacific University College of Business.

He holds a PhD in Operations & Business Analytics and a Master of Science in Decision Sciences from the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon. 

He specializes in operations and supply chain management and data analytics, focusing on sustainability, healthcare operations, and humanitarian operations and crisis management. His research has been published in premier journals such as Production and Operations Management, and he has twice won the Best Problem-Driven Analytical Research Paper Award from the Decision Sciences Institute. Additionally, he has received the Junior Faculty Award from the Western Decision Sciences Institute and Pacific University's Kate Garrison Overcoming the Odds Award. He also has been recognized as a Paul R. Lawrence Fellow by the Case Research Foundation. 

As a sole instructor, he has been honored with four teaching awards at Pacific University and the University of Oregon. He has represented the College of Business at the Pacific University's Faculty Senate and served as vice president of colleges, as well as a member of the conference program committee, for the Production & Operations Management Society (POMS).

Monday, March 18, 2024