Journal Papers (Published or Accepted)

  1. Martonosi S., Behzad B., Cummings K., Pricing the COVID-19 Vaccine: A Mathematical Approach, Omega (2021).
  2. Cummings K., Behzad B., Martonosi S., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a Strategic Agent in the Pediatric Vaccine Market: An Analytical Approach, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (2020). (2018 Winner of the INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize)
  3. Bavarian, N., Behzad B., Cruz Sh., Minimizing Health-Compromising Behaviors via School-Based Programs: An Optimization Approach, Journal of Primary Prevention, 41, 71-85 (2020).
  4. Behzad B., Jacobson S.H., and Robbins M.J., Asymmetric Bertrand-Edgeworth-Chamberlin Competition with linear demand: A pediatric vaccine pricing model, Service Science 8(1), 71-84 (2016).
  5. Behzad B., Jacobson S.H., and Robbins M.J., A Symmetric Capacity-Constrained Diff erentiated Oligopoly Model for the United States Pediatric Vaccine Market with Linear Demand, IIE Transactions 47(11), 1252-1266 (2015). 
  6. Khatibi A., Baharian G., Behzad B., Jacobson, S.H., Extensions of the sequential stochastic assignment problem , Mathematical Methods of Operations Research 82(3), 317-340 (2015).
  7. Behzad B., King D.M., Jacobson S.H., Seatbelt usage: Is there an association with obesity? Public Health 128(9):799-803 (2014).
  8. Behzad B., Jacobson S.H., Jokela J.A., Sewell E.C.,  The relationship between pediatric combination vaccines and market effectsAmerican Journal of Public Health, 104(6), 998-1004 (2014). (Journal Impact Factor: 3.930)
  9. Robbins M.J., Jacobson S.H., Shanbhag U.V. and Behzad B., The Weighted Set Covering Game: A Vaccine Pricing Model For Pediatric Immunization, INFORMS Journal on Computing, 26(1), 183-198 (2014).
  10. Behzad B., King D.M., Jacobson S.H.,  Quantifying the association between obesity, automobile travel, and caloric intakePreventive Medicine 56 (2013) 103–106. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.496).
  11. Behzad B., Jacobson S.H., Sewell E.C.,  Pricing strategies for combination pediatric vaccines based on the lowest overall cost formulary, Expert Reviews of Vaccines, 11(10),1189-1197(2012).
  12. Tezcan T. and Behzad B., Robust Design and Control of Call Centers with Flexible Interactive Voice Response Systems, MSOM, Summer 2012 vol. 14 no. 3, 386-401
  13. Behzad B., Moraga R.J. and Chen S-J., Modeling healthcare internal service supply chains for the analysis of medications delivery errors and amplification effects, JIEM, 2011-4(4):554-576.
Journal Papers (Under Review and Work in Progress)
  1. Behzad B., Bheem B., Elizondo D., Marsh D., Martonosi S., Prevalence and Propagation of Fake News, Under second round of revision at Management Science.
  2. Wu F., Behzad B., Optimal Three-Part Tariff Pricing with Single-Crossing Property, Working paper.
  3. Behzad B., Cancer and lifestyle choices: Is there an association?, Working paper.
  4. Behzad B., Life Expectancy in the United States, Working paper.
In the News
  1. (2 September 2014) “ Seatbelt laws encourage obese drivers to buckle up” based on the paper “Seatbelt usage: Is there an association with obesity?”  Public Health. Coverage included ABC Radio (plus many of its affiliate stations) and ScienceDaily.
  2. (18 December 2012) "Curbing car travel could be as effective as cutting calories",based on the paper "Quantifying the association between obesity, automobile travel, and caloric intake" Preventive Medicine. Coverage included ABC-2ABC-7Business Day LiveUS News and World Report, Huffington Post, and Consumer Affairs.