The Scheller College of Business


The Scheller College of Business
Assistant Professor

Collaboration and Teamwork


Project Management

Service Operations


Ph.D. Management, UCLA Anderson School of Management, 2013

M.A. Economics, UCLA, 2010

M.S. Electrical Engineering, UCLA, 2009

M.S. Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2008

B.S. Industrial Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2005


Morvarid Rahmani is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management, at the Scheller College of Business, at Georgia Tech. She received her Ph.D. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. She also received three masters degrees: Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Economics.

Dr. Rahmani’s research brings together the operational perspective of process improvement and the economic perspective of innovation and collaboration. Her research focuses on the study of the dynamics of collaboration in knowledge-based work processes such as new product or service development, management and IT consulting, technical projects, and education. Her research generates insights for advancing strategic decision-making, both across organizations and within them. She has published her research in Management Science, and Production and Operations Management journals. Her dissertation research paper on Collaborative Work Dynamics was a finalist in the MSOM Best Student Paper Competition.

Dr. Rahmani has taught Core Operations Management in Full-time and Evening MBA programs, and a seminar course on Managing Innovation and Product Development in the PhD program at the Scheller College of Business. She has received the Brady Family Award for Faculty Teaching Excellence at the Scheller College of Business. 

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