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Diala Dhouib

Head of the team: LOGIQ (Logistic, Industrial Management, Quality)

Address:Technopole of Sfax, PO Box 275, Sakiet Ezzit, 3021 Sfax - Tunisia
Phone:(+216) 74 863 042 - 74 863 044 / Fax:(+216) 74 863 041


Dr. Diala Dhouib is an Associate Professor in Quantitative Methods at the Higher Institute of Industrial Management (University of Sfax -Tunisia). Currently, she is the Head of the Research Unit LOGIQ (Logistics, Industrial Management and Quality). She co-launched with researchers the TORS association (Tunisian Operational Research Society). Dr. Dhouib's teaching and research interests include Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Mathematical Programming, Multi-Criteria Decision Aid, Operations Management and Practical Approach of Optimization Modeling and Resolution. Her publications have appeared in journals such as Omega, The International Journal of Management, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Journal of Decision Systems, The International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences. She has been involved in several international conferences (TORS, ICOSYL, ICALT...). She has initiated several research projects with economic agents and public organizations.


  • Contractual Assistant Professor at the Higher Institute of Industrial Management (ISGI), University of Sfax, Tunisia.
    Sep 2005 -Sep 2009
  • Permanent Assistant Professor at the Higher Institute of Industrial Management (ISGI), University of Sfax, Tunisia.
    Sep 2010 -Sep 2013
  • Associate Professor at the Higher Institute of Industrial Management (ISGI), University of Sfax, Tunisia.
    Jan 2013 -Jan 2014
  • Guest Professor at the North Americain Private Institute (IIT).
    Sep 2016 -Sep 2017
  • Guest Professor at the Private Polytechnic Institute of Advanced Sciences (IPSAS).
    Sep 2017 -Sep 2018
  • Guest Professor at the chamber de commerce for teaching Professional Master led in cooperation with Littoral Côte of Opale University, Academy of Lille.
    Sep 2017 -Sep 2018
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  • Practical Approach for Optimization Modeling and Resolution
  • Decision Aid in Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Mathematical Programming
  • Multi-Criteria Decision Aid (MCDA)
  • Operations Management
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  • Book Chapter Hammami Nouha, Ammar Mohamed Haykal, Dhouib Diala, Multi-Criteria Decision Aid for Green Modes of Crude Oil Transportation Using MACBETH: The Sfax Region Case, Book Chapter, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2019. [bibtex] [doi]
  • Article Mayssa Koubâa, Souhail Dhouib, Diala Dhouib, Abderrahman El Mhamedi, Truck Driver Scheduling Problem: Literature Review, Article, volume 49, 2016. [bibtex] [doi]
  • conference paper Laribi Lamia, Dhouib Diala, Barriers to implementing reverse logistics in Tunisian companies, conference paper, 2015. [bibtex] [doi]
  • conference paper Dhib Soumaya, Dhouib Diala, Loukil Taicir, A configuration model for recovery product flows orientation in open loop network, conference paper, 2014. [bibtex] [doi]
  • conference paper Dhouib Diala, Fuzzy Macbeth method to analyze alternatives in automobile tire wastes reverse logistics, conference paper, 2013. [bibtex] [doi]
  • Article Diala Dhouib and Habib Chabchoub, A linguistic similarity method in case-based reasoning for performance evaluation in Tunisian banking sector, Article, volume 4, 2012. [bibtex] [doi]
  • Article Diala Dhouib and Sonda Elloumi, A new multi-criteria approach dealing with dependent and heterogeneous criteria for end-of-life product strategy, Article, volume 218, 2011. [bibtex] [doi]
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  • High School Diploma in Mathematics.
    Jun 1998 -Jun 1998
  • Bachelor of Higher Commercial Studies at the Higher Business School of Carthage (IHEC-Carthage).
    Jun 2003 -Jun 2003
  • Master of Operations Research and Production Management at the Faculty of Economics and Management of Sfax (FSEG Sfax). Valedictorian.
    Jun 2005 -Jun 2005
  • Ph.D. in Quantitative Methods in joint supervision between the Faculty of Economics and Management of Sfax (FSEG Sfax), Tunisia and the University of Paris 8, France.
    May 2009 -May 2009
  • Habilitation Degree in Quantitative Methods at the Faculty of Economics and Management of Sfax (FSEG Sfax) Tunisia.
    Nov 2013 -Nov 2013
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