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mahmoud hasan alrefaei
• Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of Mathematics from University of Wisconsin Madison, 1997
  • Msc. of Mathematics from Yarmouk University, 1985
  • Bsc. of Mathematics from Yarmouk University, 1983

    Publications
  • Alrefaei, M. H. and S. Andradottir , "A simulated annealing algorithm with constant temperature for discrete stochastic optimization ," Management Science, vol. 45, no. 5, pp. 748-764, 1999
  • Alrefaei, M. H and S. Andradottir , "A modification of the stochastic ruler method for discrete stochastic optimization ," European Journal of Operational Research , vol. 133, no. , pp. 160-182, 2001
  • Alrefaei, M. H. , "Stochastic optimization using the standard clock simulation ," International Journal of Applied Mathematics , vol. 8, no. , pp. 317-333, 2002
  • Alrefaei, M. H. , "A stopping rule for stochastic simulated annealing with constant temperature ," WSEAS Transactions on Circuits and Systems , vol. 2, no. , pp. 517-522, 2003
  • Alrefaei, M. H. and A. J. Alawneh, "Selecting the best stochastic system for large scale problems in DEDS ," Mathematics and Computers in Simulation , vol. 64, no. , pp. 237-245, 2004
  • Alrefaei, M. H. and Hossam Abdul-Rahman, "Two sequential algorithms for selecting one of the best simulated systems," WSEAS Transactions on Systems, vol. 3, no. , pp. 2517-2522, 2004
  • Alrefaei, M. H., and S. Andradottir , "Discrete stochastic optimization using variants of the stochastic ruler method ," Naval Research Logistics, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 344-360, 2005
  • Alrefaei, M. H. and A. J. Alawneh, "Solution quality of random search methods for discrete stochastic optimization ," Mathematics and Computers in Simulations, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 115-125, 2005
  • Alrefaei, M. H. , "A simulated annealing applied for optimizing a voice multihop radio network," Applied Mathematics and Computation, vol. 167, no. 1, pp. 496-507, 2005
  • Alrefaei, M. H. and Mohammad AlMomani, "Subset selection of best simulated systems," Journal of the Franklin Institute, vol. 344, no. 5, pp. 495-506, 2007
  • Alrefaei, M. H., and Hossam Abdul-Rahman, "An adaptive Monte Carlo integration algorithm with general division approach," Mathematics and Computers in Simulations, vol. 79, no. 1, pp. 49-59, 2008
  • Alrefaei, M. H., and Ali Diabat, "A Simulated Annealing Technique for Multi-Objective Simulation Optimization," Applied Mathematics and Computation, vol. 215, no. 8, pp. 3029-3035, 2009
  • Mohammad H. Almomani and M. H. Alrefaei, "A Three-Stage Procedure for Selecting a Good Enough Simulated System," Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, vol. 6, no. 1, 2, pp. 13-27, 2012
  • Mohammad H. Almomani, Rosmanjawati Abdul Rahman, Adam Baharum and M. H. Alrefaei, "A Selection Approach for Solving the Buffer Allocation Problem," International Journal of the Physical Sciences, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 713-722, 2012
  • Alrefaei, M. H., and Ali Diabat, "A Simulated Annealing with Ranking and Selection for Stochastic Optimization," Advanced Materials Research, vol. 488, 489, no. , pp. 1335-1340, 2012
  • Devica Kannan, Ali Diabat, M. Alrefaei, Kannan Govindan and Geng Yong, "A carbon footprint based reverse logistics network design model," Resources, Conservation and Recycling, vol. 67, no. , pp. 75-79, 2012
  • Alrefaei, M. H., Diabat A., Alawneh A., Al-Aomar R., Faisal M . N., "Simulated Annealing for Multi Objective Stochastic Optimization," International Journal of Science and Applied Information Technology (IJSAIT), vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 18-21, 2013
  • Abubaker A., Baharum A. and M. Alrefaei, "Good solution for multi-objective optimization problem," AIP Proceedings, vol. 1605, no. , pp. 1147-1152, 2014
  • Alrefaei, M., Ameen Alawneh and Mansur Hussain, "Fuzzy Linear Programming for Supply Chain Management in Steel Industry," Applied Mathematical Sciences, vol. 8, no. 103, pp. 5105-5114, 2014
  • Abubaker A., Baharum A. and M. Alrefaei, "Cooling Schedule for Multi-Objective Simulated Annealing Algorithm," AIP Proceedings, vol. 1613, no. , pp. 55-61, 2014
  • Alrefaei, M. H., and Ali Diabat, "Modelling and Optimization of Outpatient-Appointment Scheduling," RAIRO - Operations Research, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 435-450, 2015
  • Abubaker A., Baharum A. and M. Alrefaei, "Automatic Clustering Using Multi-objective Particle Swarm and Simulated Annealing," PLoS ONE, vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 1-23, 2015
  • Mohammad H. Almomani and M. H. Alrefaei, "Ordinal Optimization with Computing Budget Allocation for Selecting an Optimal Subset," Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, vol. 33, no. , pp. 1-13, 2016
  • Mohammed Al-Salem, Ali Diabat, Doraid Dalalah, and Mahmoud Alrefaei, "A closed-loop supply chain management problem: Reformulation and piecewise linearization," Journal of Manufacturing System, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 1-8, 2016
  • Abubaker A., Baharum A. and M. Alrefaei, "Multi-Objective Particle Swarm Optimization and Simulated Annealing in Practice,," Applied Mathematical Sciences,, vol. 10, no. 42, pp. 2087-2103, 2016
  • M. Al-Salem, M.¬† Almomani, M. Alrefaei, A. Diabat, "On the¬†Optimal Computing Budget Allocation Problem for Large Scale Simulation Optimization," Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, vol. 71, no. , pp. 149-159, 2017
  • Alrefaei, M. H. and S. Andradottir , "A new search algorithm for discrete stochastic optimization," Winter Simulation Conference, Dec 1995, pp. 236-241
  • Alrefaei, M. H. and S, Andradottir , "Discrete stochastic optimization via a modification of the stochastic ruler method," , 1996, pp. 406-411
  • Alrefaei, M. H. and S. Andradottir , "Accelerating the convergence of the stochastic ruler method for discrete stochastic optimization," Winter Simulation Conference, 1997, pp. 352-357
  • Alrefaei, M. H., "A Method for optimizing admission control of a Voice Multihop radio network," The 4th St. Petersburg Workshop on Simulation, St. Petersburg, Russia , 2001, pp. 133-138
  • Alrefaei, M. H., "A two-phase method for selecting the best-simulated system. ," T, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan. , 2001, pp. -
  • Alrefaei, M. H., "A technique for simulation optimization," The Fourth Middle East Symposium on Simulation and Modeling (MESM) , Sharjah, UAE, Sep 2002, pp. -
  • Alrefae, "Optimal Computing Cost Budget Allocation for solving Buffer Allocation Problem," International Symposium on Intelligence Techniques in Computer Games and Simulations, Japan, Mar 2007, pp. -
  • Alrefaei, M. H., "Simulated annealing applied for multi-objective simulation optimization," The Conference on Design, Simulation, Product Development and Optimization, Penang, Malaysia, , 2007, pp. 134-140
  • Alrefaei, M., "Adaptive Monte Carlo Integration," The third International Conference of Mathematical Sciences, ICM08, Al Ain, UAE, Mar 2008, pp. -
  • Alrefaei, M, "Simulating and Selecting the best Appointment System of an Outpatient Department," The Annual International Conference on Operations Research and Statistics, ORS, Penang, Malaysia, 2011, pp. 100-105
  • Faisal M. N., , "Supply Chain Performance Improvement by Integrating Sustainability in Supplier Selection for a Steel Producer," T, JALANDHAR, INDIA, Mar 2013, pp. 586-591
  • Diabat A., Al-Aomar R., , "A Framework for Optimizing the Supply Chain Performance of a Steel Producer," The 15, Angers ? France, Jul 2013, pp. 554-562
  • Al-Aomar R., , "Using Simulation to Assess the Performance of a Large-scale Supply Chain for a Steel Producer," The 2014 International Conference on Mathematical Methods, Mathematical Models and Simulation in Science and Engineering, Switzerland, 2014, Feb 2014, pp. 156-160
  • Alawneh A.,, "An LP Model for Optimizing a Supply Chain Management System for Steel Company," The International Multi Conference of Engineers and Computer Scientists , Hong Kong, Mar 2014, pp. 1162-1164
  • "A Combined Statistical Selection Procedure Measured by the Expected Opportunity Cost", Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering
  • "A comparison between the OCBA and the KN selection procedures for maximizing the probability of correct selection", International Journal of Modeling, Simulation, and Scientific Computing
  • "Selecting a set of best stochastic inventory policies measured by opportunity cost", AIMS Mathematics
  • Dean , Faculty Of Graduate Studies, Sep 2020 - Sep 2022
  • Vice Dean, Vice dean, Sep 2018 - Sep 2019
  • Vice Dean, Vice dean, Sep 2017 - Sep 2018
  • Vice Dean, Vice dean office 1, Sep 2013 - Sep 2017
  • Deputy Head of Department, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Sep 2005 - Sep 2006
  • Assistant Dean, Dean assistant office 1, Sep 2002 - Sep 2004
  • Faculty Member, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Aug 1997 - Present
  • Full-time Lecturer, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Aug 1997 - Sep 1998
  • Associate Professor, Qatar University, Qater, Sep 2006- Sep 2012
  • CALCULUS 2
  • CALCULUS I
  • COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
  • DISCRETE EVENT SIMULATION
  • DISCRETE MATHEMATICS
  • ELEMENTS OF OPTIMIZATION THEORY.
  • INDEPENDENT STUDIES
  • INTERMEDIATE ANALYSIS
  • LINEAR PROGRAMMING
  • MATHEMATICAL COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
  • PRECACULUS
  • PROBABILISTIC MODELS IN OPERATIONS RESEARCH
  • SEMINAR
  • SIMULATION AND MODELLING
  • SIMULATION AND MODELLING LAB