Faculty Profile 2

Dr. Dua Weraikat

Designation:Assistant Professor
Department:Industrial Engineering
Phone number:043712082

About

Dr. Dua Weraikat earned her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Concordia University- Canada in 2016.  She worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow with Forest E-business Research Consortium, FOR@C, at University Laval-Canada where she was involved in research projects that aimed to improve the auctioning systems applied by Québec government for the Forest Industry.

Before moving to Canada, Dr. Dua Weraikat earned her Master’s degree in Manufacturing-Industrial Engineering from University of Jordan.  Her research was focused on grains refinement effect on the fatigue rate for Zamak-5 Alloys.

In August 2016, Dr. Dua Weraikat joined RIT-Dubai as an assistant professor in the Industrial Engineering Department. She is teaching courses for undergraduate and graduate students including Probability and Statistics, Project Management, and Engineering Systems.

Dr. Dua Weraikat is a regular member of CIRRELT (Interuniversity Research Centre on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation), CORS (Canadian Operations Research Society), and informs (Institute for Operations Research and management Science). Dr. Weraikat research interests lie in Operation Research, Green Supply Chain, Collaboration Mechanisms in Reverse Supply Chain for Perishable Products, and Coordination in Pharmaceutical Supply Chains. She has a number of publications in high-ranked journals in the field of Industrial Engineering.

  • Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Concordia University, Canada
  • M.Sc. Industrial Engineering – Manufacturing, University of Jordan, Jordan
  • B.Sc. Industrial Engineering - Management, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
  • June 2016- Nominated for the selection final step (1 of 6 among 23) for the 4th Elmaghraby Best Student Paper Award
  • February 2016- Nominated for CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award/Prix d’excellence de l’ADESAQ, Concordia University
  • December 2015- Doctoral thesis with distinction, Excellent, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Concordia University
  • February 2015- Concordia Accelerator Awards, Concordia University
  • December 2014- An excellence award - Cooperation Montreal-Québec for the academic year 2014-2015, CIRRELT
  • April 2014- Ph.D. Seminar Award, Concordia University
  • May 2009- Master’s thesis with distinction "Excellent," Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Jordan
  • 2008-2009- Scientific Research Award, University of Jordan
Dr. Weraikat research interests focus on Operations Research, Green Supply Chain, Collaboration Mechanisms in Reverse Supply Chain for Perishable Products, and Coordination in Pharmaceutical Supply Chains. She has several publications in high-ranked journals in the field of Industrial Engineering. She is currently working on Supplier selections in supply chains.
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  • Weraikat, D., Zanjani, M. K., & Lehoux, N. (2019). Improving sustainability in a two-level pharmaceutical supply chain through the Vendor-Managed Inventory system. Operations Research for Health Care, 21, 44-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orhc.2019.04.004
  • Adnan I.O. ZAID, Dua O.R. Weraikat (2018) “Effect of Addition of Tantalum (Ta) on the Mechanical Behavior on the Fatigue Life of the Zinc-Aluminum alloy 5 (Za5)”, Key Engineering Materials (ISSN: 1662-9795), https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.765.184
  • D. Weraikat, M. Zanjani, N. Lehoux (2016) “Two-echelon Pharmaceutical Reverse Supply Chain Coordination with Customers Incentives,” Int. J. Prod. Econ. ISSN: 0925-5273, 176, 41-52
  • D. Weraikat, M. Zanjani, N. Lehoux (2016) “Two-echelon Pharmaceutical Reverse Supply Chain Coordination with Customers Incentives,” Int. J. Prod. Econ. ISSN: 0925-5273, 176, 41-52
  • Master class training on Large Scale 3D printing, July 2019, WASP & TechWorks, Jordan
  • Global Leaders, Common Purpose 2015
  • Leadership, Concordia University 2014
  • Teaching for Universities and colleges, Concordia University 2011
  • Strategic Planning, June 2008
  • Marketing Skills, June 2008
  • King Abdullah Award for Excellence, Training Course, 2006
  • SMEs Quality control, safety and feasibility studies, Ministry of Trade and Investment, Jordan, 2005-2006
  • ISO 9001:2008 Internal Audit, September 2005
  • Total Quality Management, December 2005