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Homayoun Khamooshi

Homayoun Khamooshi

Title: Chair of the Project Management Program

Department: Decision Sciences

Address: Funger Hall, Suite 408

Phone: (202) 994-4862


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-Ph.D., Management Science, Lancaster University, , United Kingdom, 1994
-Cert. Education, University of Northampton, 2000
-Master of Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 1979
-Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Abadan Institute of Technology, Abadan, Iran,1975

Bio: Homayoun Khamooshi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Decision Sciences at the School of Business of the George Washington Universtiy (GWU) and the chair of internationally known Master of Science in Project Management. Dr. Khamooshi has worked more than a decade in Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industries prior to pursuing his Ph.D. at Lancatser. His industrial experience includes working as project engineer, project manager, consultant and Management Science practitioner and trainer within multiple industries including automobile, steel, oil, gas and petrochemical. Prior to joining the GWU in 2003, he worked for the University of Northampton (United Kingdom) for more than a decade. He has consulted many public and private organizations and conducted numerous executive education and training programs worldwide including courses for I2P2M, India, NIH US, SAIC US, Mc. Dean US, FGV Barzil, L&T India, NIOC Iran, NIPC Iran and others.

Dr. Khamooshi has been awarded multiple grants including $200000 from The UK government for restructuring the information systems of a private company in the UK (Collaboration and linking of Industry and academia) and also shared a grant of $50000 form Institute of Solar Energy for evaluation of renewable energy implementation strategies.


Areas of Expertise: Project Management, Project Planning and Scheduling, Project Risk Analysis and Management, Mathematical Modeling and Simulation

Research Interests: Project management as a dynamic system including Strategic Project Management (SPM), PRAM (Project Risk Analysis and Management), Planning and Scheduling, SIPMS (Smart Integrated Project Management Systems) and simulation based business modeling.

Editorial Positions: International Journal of Project Management (IJPM), Project Management Journal (PMJ), Journal of Operational Research Society (JORS), Journal of Construction Engineering and Management(JCEM) of ASCE(American Society of Construction Engineering)

-Cioffi Denis, Khamooshi H.'Uncertainty in Task-Duration and Cost Estimates: A Fusion of Probabilistic Forecasts and Deterministic Scheduling' Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, August 2012

-Cioffi Denis, Khamooshi H.'Program Risk Contingency Budget Planning' IEEE, Feb.2009 Vol 56, no.1.

-Cioffi Denis, Khamooshi H.'A Practical Method to Determine Project Risk Contingency Budget' Journal of Operational Research Society (JORS), vol. 60, no.4. 2008

-Glickman T. and Khamooshi H.'Using Hazard Networks to Determine Risk Reduction Strategies' Journal of Operational Research Society, 2005, vol. 56, 1265-1272.

-Khamooshi, H. and King A.'IS/IT Requirements Elicitation/Specification Procedure Assessment within a UK Government Service Organization' Journal of Information Technology Management Volume XV, Number 3-4, 2004, ISSN #1042-1319

-Khamooshi, H.'Towards an Integrated Approach to Corporate Project Selection Strategy' Special issue of Projects and Profits in Enterprise Project Management by ICFAI University Press, Nov. 2004

-Khamooshi, H.'Dynamic Priority- Dynamic Programming Scheduling Method (DP)2SM: a dynamics approach to resource constraint project scheduling'International Journal of Project Management, Vol.17, No 6, pp383-391, ,1999

-Khamooshi, H.'Network-based Project Scheduling'Industrial Management and Data Systems journal No.8, 1996, MCB University Press, UK.

Work In Progress:
-Khamooshi H., Golafshani H. 'EDM: Earned Duration Management a New Look at Schedule Performance Measures' under review by IJPM.

-Cioffi Denis, Khamooshi H. 'Single Risk Mitigation Efficacy: An Analytic Continuous Approach' under review by IJPM.

-A chapter on project scheduling titled "managing schedule" to be published in Project Management Handbook by Gower Publishing Co. The handbook is edited by Professor Rodney Turner the editor in chief of IJPM.