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Gohram Baloch

Assistant Professor, Technology and Operations Management


Room: WMC 4357

Phone: 778-782-7694



  • MA.Sc., Ph.D Management Sciences, University of Waterloo
  • B.Sc Accounting & Finance, Lahore University of Management Sciences


Gohram Baloch is an assistant professor in the Technology and Operations Management area at SFU Beedie School of Business.  Prior to his current position, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at MIT SLOAN School of Management working on a joint research project with Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. His main research focuses on the integration of data-driven optimization approaches and machine learning with applications in healthcare operations, retail businesses, e-commerce, warehouse and transportation logistics. He has also worked on several analytics and optimization projects with industrial partners in Canada including Unilever, MedAvail Technologies Inc, Dematic, Uni-Select, Mister Transmission, and Shore Consulting.

Research Interests

Applications: Healthcare Analytics, Supply Chain Analytics, Warehouse & Transportation Logistics, AI & IoT-enabled Supply Chain, Infectious Disease Modelling

Methodology: Large-scale Discrete Optimization, Robust & Stochastic Optimization, Machine Learning, Branch and Price, Decomposition.

Selected Publications

articles and reports

Baloch, G., Gzara, F., & Elhedhli, S. (2023). Risk-based allocation of COVID-19 personal protective equipment under supply shortages. European Journal of Operational Research.

Baloch, G., Gzara, F., & Elhedhli, S. (2022). Covid-19 PPE distribution planning with demand priorities and supply uncertainties. Computers and Operations Research, 146, 105913.

Bayram, V., Baloch, G., Gzara, F., & Elhedhli, S. (2022). Optimal Order Batching in Warehouse Management: A Data-Driven Robust Approach. INFORMS Journal on Optimization, 4(3).

Gzara, F., Elhedhli, S., Yildiz, U., & Baloch, G. (2020). Data-Driven Modeling and Optimization of the Order Consolidation Problem in E-Warehousing. INFORMS Journal on Optimization, 2(4), 229-346.

Baloch, G., & Gzara, F. (2020). Capacity and assortment planning under one-way supplier-driven substitution for pharmacy kiosks with low drug demand. European Journal of Operational Research, 282(1), 108-128.

Baloch, G., & Gzara, F. (2020). Strategic network design for parcel delivery with drones under competition. Transportation Science, 54(1), 204-228.

Baloch, G., Gzara, F., Elhedhli, S., & Wilson, J. (2020). A Dedicated Supply Chain for PPE using the Automotive Aftermarket Capacity. Publisher Unknown.