• A Framework for Prioritization and Selection of Strategic Projects 

      Al-Sobai, Khalifa Mohammed; Pokharel, Shaligram; Abdella, Galal M. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2022 , Article)
      Strategic projects are critical for the sustenance of an organization; however, they are subject to different types of constraints in terms of risk, management capabilities, resources, and political and cultural factors. ...
    • A model for planning locations of temporary distribution facilities for emergency response 

      Khayal, Danya; Pradhananga, Rojee; Pokharel, Shaligram; Mutlu, Fatih ( Elsevier , 2015 , Article)
      We propose a network flow model for dynamic selection of temporary distribution facilities and allocation of resources for emergency response planning. The model analyzes the transfer of excess resources between temporary ...
    • A model to evaluate acquisition price and quantity of used products for remanufacturing 

      Pokharel, Shaligram; Liang, Yijiong ( Elsevier , 2012 , Article)
      In this paper, an analytical model is proposed to evaluate optimal acquisition price and quantity policy based on the quality of returned used products that are subsequently used for remanufacturing. The model is developed ...
    • A Multi-echelon Network Distribution Model For Emergency Resource Planning 

      Pradhananga, Rojee; Pokharel, Shaligram; Mutlu, Fatih; Holguin-veras, Jose ( Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) , 2014 , Conference Paper)
      Resource planning in emergency management is a challenging task as it involves disaster situations where the demands are rapidly increasing and the resources are scarce. Conventional planning involves a centralized network ...
    • A pooling strategy for flexible repair shop designs 

      Turan, Hasan Huseyin; Pokharel, Shaligram; Sleptchenko, Andrei; ElMekkawy, Tarek Y; Al-Khatib, Maryam ( SciTePress , 2018 , Conference Paper)
      We discuss the design problem of a repair shop in a single echelon repairable multi-item spare parts supply system. The repair shop consists of several parallel multi-skilled servers, and storage facilities for the repaired ...
    • A real study-based modeling of stochastic behavior of traffic crash counts using penalized poisson-GzLM 

      Hammuda, Abdelmagid; Pokharel, Shaligram; Al-Khalifa, Khalifa N. ( IEOM Society , 2019 , Conference Paper)
      Data-based prediction models for vehicular crash counts are in high demand by transport and traffic authorities in Qatar. The road crash models based on in-depth data are important for developing efficient road safety ...
    • A sorting based efficient heuristic for pooled repair shop designs 

      Turan, Hasan Hüseyin; Sleptchenko, Andrei; Pokharel, Shaligram; ElMekkawy, Tarek Y ( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
      In this paper, we address the assignment problem of skills to servers (e.g., repairmen) in a multi-server repair shop of a spare parts supply system. This type of assignment problems tends to be hard in general, due to the ...
    • Additive Manufacturing Technology for Spare Parts Application: A Systematic Review on Supply Chain Management 

      Mecheter, Asma; Pokharel, Shaligram; Tarlochan, Faris ( MDPI , 2022 , Article Review)
      Additive manufacturing (AM) is gaining interest among researchers and practitioners in the field of manufacturing. One major potential area of AM application is the manufacturing of spare parts, which affects the availability ...
    • An eco-friendly closed-loop supply chain facing demand and carbon price uncertainty 

      Xu, Zhitao; Pokharel, Shaligram; Elomri, Adel ( Springer , 2022 , Article)
      The greenhouse gas emissions due to the energy use in production and distribution in a supply chain are of interest to industries aiming to achieve decarbonization. The industry subjected to carbon regulations require ...
    • Analytical models for predicting oil recovery from immiscible CO2 injection: A literature review 

      Abdulla, Maryam Mohdsaeed H.I.; Pokharel, Shaligram ( Elsevier , 2022 , Article Review)
      The enhanced oil recovery is applied to increase oil recovery from oil reservoirs. The immiscible CO2 injection oil recovery method is suitable for reservoirs with low pressure. This paper presents a review of literature ...
    • Application of Petri nets towards improved utilization of machines in job shop manufacturing environments 

      Pachpor, Pravin S.; Shrivastava, R.L.; Seth, Dinesh; Pokharel, Shaligram ( Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. , 2017 , Article)
      Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the use of Petri nets in a job shop setup for the improvement in the utilization of machines. Design/methodology/approach - The study discusses concepts such as reachable ...
    • Assessment of Aesthetic Control in Qatar’s Urban Design 

      Valdeolmillos, Nur Alah Abdelzayed; Al-Malki, Almaha Ahmad E R; Pokharel, Shaligram; Ayari, Mohamed Arselene ( Qatar University Press , 2023 , Conference Paper)
      Aesthetic control is concerned with the visual appearance of the built environment, specifically in the urban setting. The built environment aesthetics can directly influence place identity, property values and the business ...
    • Building thermal energy modeling with loss minimization 

      Gabbar, Hossam A.; Bondarenko, Daniel; Hussain, Sajid; Musharavati, Farayi; Pokharel, Shaligram ( Elsevier , 2014 , Article)
      The thermal losses in buildings are significant energy sinks. The Energy Semantic Network (ESN) is a new method for finding these losses at the design stage, as well as for the existing structures. The research purpose of ...
    • Carbon Emissions Policies and its Impact on the Design of Supply Chains 

      Pokharel, Shaligram; Xu, Zhitao; Elomri, Adel ( Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Carbon emission is a concern across the industry due to its environmental impact. In order to reduce carbon emissions, industry have to look not only at their processes but also in the generation of emissions in the whole ...
    • Corrigendum to "Dynamic aggregated building electricity load modeling and simulation" [Simul. Modell. Pract. Theory 42 (2014) 19-31] 

      Abdelsalam, Abdelazeem A.; Gabbar, Hossam A.; Musharavati, Farayi; Pokharel, Shaligram ( Elsevier , 2014 , Other)
      [No abstract available]
    • Enabling Open Innovation in Digital Startups through the Incubation Program-A Case of Qatar 

      Al Sharif, Reem; Pokharel, Shaligram; Ayari, Mohamed A.; Essam, Marwa; Aqeel, Salwa ( MDPI , 2022 , Article)
      Researchers have studied open innovation by focusing primarily on big organizations. With digitization, the adoption of open innovation has become widespread, as there is broader access to cheaper and better information ...
    • Energy consumption and conservation practices in Qatar - A case study of a hotel building 

      Ayoub, Nasser; Musharavati, Farayi; Pokharel, Shaligram; Gabbar, Hossam A. ( Elsevier , 2014 , Article)
      This paper considers energy conservation practices in Qatar with special emphasis on commercial buildings. Energy conservation approaches are classified into five main areas and an Energy Conservation Matrix (ECM) database ...
    • Evaluation of thermal comfort and cooling performance of residential buildings in arid climates 

      Al-Awainati, Nadya; Fahkroo, Maryam Ibrahim; Musharavati, Farayi; Pokharel, Shaligram; Gabbar, Hossam A. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2013 , Conference Paper)
      In this paper, a parametric study on the thermal comfort and cooling performance of residential buildings is reported. The study was carried out in the hot arid climatic conditions of Qatar. The influence of diurnal variation ...
    • Key performance indicators (KPIs) for evaluation of energy conservation in buildings 

      Hussain, Sajid; Gabbar, Hossam A.; Musharavati, Farayi; Pokharel, Shaligram ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2013 , Conference Paper)
      The main objectives of this paper are to: identify key performance indicators (KPIs) related to intelligent buildings (economical, environmental, reliability, and quality), and; propose a simulation framework for evaluation ...
    • Key Success Factors and Their Impact on the Performance of Construction Projects: Case in Qatar 

      Abal-Seqan, Maryam Hussain; Pokharel, Shaligram; Naji, Khalid Kamal ( Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) , 2023 , Article)
      The success of a construction project depends on different factors, the knowledge of the project managers, and the type of project being developed. In this paper, based on a review of the literature, 23 factors are identified ...