Global Business Management Education
IEOM Global Business Management Education focus on quality education and curriculum improvement, assessment, learning and career development. It addresses readiness for business management graduate for industry ready around the globe. IEOM Global Business Management Education focuses in the following areas but not limited to:
- operations management
- supply chain management
- logistics management
- project management
- business intelligence and analytics
- risk management
- quality management
- inventory management
- lean management
- management science
- productivity management
- or similar topics
Each speaker needs to submit a title of the talk, photo and a short bio as well as power point presentation. All will be included in the 11th Annual Singapore Conference proceedings. If you are interested to be distinguished feature speaker, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
- Prof. Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes, Professor of Operations Management and Head of the Centre for Supply Chain Improvement, College of Business, Law and Social Sciences, The University of Derby, UK
- Prof. Vikas Kumar, Director of Research and Scholarship and Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, UK
Session I: IEOM Global Supply Chain and Education
8:00 – 9:40 am, Thursday, March 11, 2021 – Room 1
Session Chair: Dr. Surya Prakash, BML Munjal University, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
8:00 – 8:20 am (Thursday, March 11)
Shahram Taj, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor of Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Department of Data Science & Business Analytics
Florida Polytechnic University
Lakeland, FL 33805, USA
Mission, Vision, Learning Outcomes, and Strategic Priorities for Data Science and Busyness Analytics
Dr. Shahram Taj joined Florida Polytechnic University in August 2016 as a professor of logistics and supply chain management. He served as the academic program coordinator of science and technology management and the academic program coordinator of graduate programs in 2017. Since January 2018, he has served as the chair of the department of data science and business analytics.
Taj is an accomplished academician, executive consultant with an expertise in business model innovation, lean and sustainable operations, strategic management, production systems design, systems optimization/simulation, and supply chain management.
Taj has extensive tenure in academia. He was professor and chair of the Department of Management and Marketing at Lawrence Technological University in Michigan from2013 to 2016. He served as The Cameron Endowed Chair of Management and Marketing at the University of St. Thomas in Houston from 2008 to 2013. Taj previously taught for more than 20 years at the University of Detroit Mercy and earned the institution’s President’s Award for Faculty Excellence. He also taught in the Global Entrepreneurial MBA Program at Fu Jen Catholic University in Taiwan from 2004 to 2006 and was a visiting professor at Peking University in China teaching in the Beijing International MBA Program in 2004. Taj also taught at Baruch College, The City University of New York from 1984 to 1987.
Taj has developed several graduate programs such as the master’s degree in product development in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Ford, Xerox, and the National Science Foundation. He also developed graduate degree programs in software engineering, EMBA, and supply chain/transportation efficiency systems(funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation).
Taj has conducted more than 100 projects at Ford, Visteon, New Venture Gear (formerly joint venture of GM and DaimlerChrysler), GM-Holden, Baker Hughes, and Schlumberger in the United States, Germany, Australia, and Japan. The projects have covered productivity improvements, implementing lean manufacturing, and optimizing process design. In 1999,he earned the Franz Edelman Finalist Award for Achievement in Operations Research/Management Science for projects that resulted in $15.5 million capital savings and a profit increase of more than $2 billion for Ford Motor Company. From 1998 to 2000, Taj worked as an executive consultant for New Venture Gear Company to design a lean automotive manufacturing plant in Leipzig, Germany, to supply powertrain to Porsche Cayenne and Volkswagen Touareg that resulted in savings of $21 million (This plant has been designated by Porsche as the supplier of the year.). From 2009 to 2010, Taj served as an executive technical advisor to executives in the new worldwide Supply Chain and Manufacturing Division at Baker Hughes in Houston.
Taj also collaborated with the Production System Design Laboratory at MIT conducting research in the design and the implementation of “lean production systems” in the automotive industry in the U.S. and Europe.
Taj has served as thesis advisor/reader of more than 100 graduate students at the University of Detroit Mercy, including a doctoral thesis committee at MIT. He served as the track chair of the “Lean Manufacturing, Manufacturing Information Management, Supply Chain, and Product Development” for the SAE International in Ireland, Spain, and France. He has published 68 refereed articles in journals and proceedings of many international conferences. Recently, he published several articles on the adaptation of lean production in China, and most recently in areas of sustainability and business model innovation.
8:20 – 8:40 am (Thursday, March 11)
Dr. Le Thi Huynh Anh
Faculty of Project Management
The University of Danang, University of Science and Technology
Le Thi Huynh Anh is a lecturer of Undergraduate Program in Division of Industrial Management in Faculty of Project Management at The University of Danang, University of Science and Technology (DUT), Vietnam. Ms. Anh received her B.S in Industrial Engineering and Management at The University of Danang, University of Science and Technology and Master in Industrial Management at Nation Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST), Taiwan. She has taught courses in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Maintenance Management and Operations Research for engineers. She has experiences in studying and working on industrial projects such as Sustainable Supply Chain for Unilever Limited Company and Quality Assurance for NutiFood Nutrition Food Joint Stock Company and Ha Giang Phuoc Tuong Machanical Company in Vietnam. She has received the best student award when she was in undergraduate program. Her research interests include Optimization, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Innovation, Scheduling, Renewable Energy, and Manufacturing.
8:20 – 8:40 (Thursday)
Dr. Vincent F. Yu
Department of Industrial Management
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taipei 10607, Taiwan
Vincent F. Yu received his Ph.D. degree in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is currently a Professor and the Chair of Industrial Management with the National Taiwan University Science and Technology. He has published articles in Applied Mathematical Modelling, Applied Soft Computing, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Computers and Operations Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Industrial Marketing Management, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Cleaner Production, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, and Omega. His current research interests include operations research, logistics management, soft computing, and artificial intelligence.
9:00 – 9:15 am (Thursday, March 11)
Dr. Hsiu-I Ting
Department of Information and Finance Management
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei 10608, Taiwan
Hsiu-I Ting received her Ph.D degree in business administration from the National Chengchi University, Taiwan. She is currently a Professor of Information and Finance Management with the National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan. She has published papers in Asia-Pacific Journal of Finance Studies, Emerging Markets Review, International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Economics and Finance, Journal of Wealth Management, Managerial and Decision Economics, Management Decision, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, and Service Industries Journal. Her research interests include corporate finance, corporate governance, and multi-criteria decision-making.
9:15 – 9:30 am (Thursday, March 11)
Dr. Surya Prakash
Ph.D. (Supply Chain Design)
School of Engineering and Technology
BML Munjal University
(A HERO group initiative)
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Dr. Surya Prakash is Ph.D. (Supply Chain Design) from Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, India. Dr. Prakash did Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS-Pilani) (India), a top-rated technical university of India. Presently, Dr. Prakash is Assistant Professor, School of Engineering and Technology, Mechanical Engineering Department, BML Munjal University (started by the Hero Group India), Gurgaon, India. Dr. Prakash has rich experience of teaching, research and industry as he also worked for Bharat Forge Ltd. and JBM India.
Dr. Surya is prolific researchers with 20+ quality research articles, 5+ Book Chapters, 10+ Conference papers and coinventor in many technology patents in Industry 4.0 and Oil and Gas sector. He is handling consultancy projects and training program for industries in QMS and Oil and Gas domain. He has won many awards for his quality research and teaching including two times in BML Munjal University for best faculty for teaching and research. His areas of research interest are supply chain management, risk management, Industry 4.0, logistics, artificial intelligence in operations management, sustainability in operations management. He has special interest in robotic tool development for oil and gas pipelines. He has published a number of research articles in reputed international journals such as Annals of Operations Research, European Journal of Operation Research, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Journal of Modelling in Management, Benchmarking, International Journal of Advanced Operations Management, etc. He is on Editorial Advisory Board for QOR Newsletter.
Session II: Supply Chain and Logistics Education
1:00 – 2:40 pm, Thursday, March 11, 2021 – Room 1
Session Chair: Prof. Shekar Babu, AMRITA University, Bangalore, India
1:00 – 1:20 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Aalok Kumar, Ph.D.
Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam
Andhra Pradesh, India
Aalok Kumar is currently working as Assistant Professor, Production and Operations Management area, IIM Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. He has been awarded PhD in Operations Management from Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India and MTech. in Industrial Management from IIT(BHU) Varanasi with Gold Medal. His PhD work also received the “Excellence in Doctoral Research Award” from IIT Roorkee.
During his PhD, he has been also awarded with prestigious Newton-Bhabha fellowship (jointly awarded by British Council UK and DST India) at the University of Sussex, UK, and Queen Elizabeth Visiting Fellowship at the University of Regina, Canada (awarded by Government of Canada). His research interests are in multimodal logistics planning, data-driven logistics operations in Industry 4.0 era, electric vehicles-based freight mobility, and resilient logistics system. His research work has appeared in top journals of Operations and Management Science, such as Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Transport Policy, Journal of Cleaner Production, and Journal of Enterprise Information Management, among others. He has also participated in EURO Winter School at the University of Padova, Italy, and presented paper in various conferences such as POMS USA, EURO Europe, DSI USA, SOM India, GLOGIFT India, and IEOM Society USA.
1:20 – 1:40 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Research Scholar in Operations Management
Indian Institute of Management, Indore
Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
1:40 – 2:00 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Dr. Muhammad Khan
Lecturer in Management Sciences, Timergara Campus
Abdul Wali Khan University
Mardan, KPK, Pakistan
Dr. MUHAMMAD KHAN received the M.S. degree in international business from American College Dublin, Ireland, and the Ph.D. degree in international business from Yeungnam University, South Korea, in August 2019. He is currently working as a Lecturer of marketing with the Department of Management Sciences, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan. He is also a Ph.D. Supervisor nominated by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. He has coauthored over 28 research articles, in leading international journals, including IEEE Access, Sustainability , Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and the International Journal of Supply Chain Management. His research interests include humanitarian logistics, humanitarian supply chain, and supply chain and logistics. He is on editorial and reviewer boards in different journals of supply chain and business administration.
2:00 – 2:20 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Professor Shams Rahman
Professor of Supply Chain Management
Department of Supply Chain and Logistics
School of Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain
College of Business and Law
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Shams Rahman is a Professor of supply chain management at RMIT University, Australia. He held visiting fellowship at many universities, including MIT Zaragoza Logistics Center, Virginia Tech, and Shanghai University. He is a former British Commonwealth scholar. Professor Rahman is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management and a member of the editorial board of sixteen international journals. He has consulted for several world-class companies, including Adidas, Fuji-Xerox, and Nestle. Professor Rahman has published over 235 research papers, which include journal articles, conference papers, and book chapters. He pursued his doctoral studies at the University of Exeter.
2:00 – 2:40 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Prof. Shekar Babu, Ph.D.
Founding Head, AMRITA School of Business, Bengaluru
Head, ARISE Lab
AMRITA Vishwa Vidyapeetham University
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Adjunct Faculty, SUNY, Buffalo, USA
Prof. Shekar has 15 years of experience in academia and 15 years in Industry. Prof. Shekar Babu is the founding head of AMRITA School of Business, Bangalore. He started AMRITA School of Business, Bangalore in 2007 in collaboration with State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, USA. He was also an Adjunct Faculty at School of Management, University at Buffalo, NY, USA. He worked for 10 years as a Director of Hewlett-Packard’s Software Division, California, USA. He was responsible for managing the $1Billion revenues. He worked 5 years as a Management Consultant at Price Waterhouse (PWC), Los Angeles, California, USA. Prof. Shekar has been actively working on Sustainability, SDG and CSR projects since 2007. He led the “Education through Rural Transformation” project by implementing “Village Resource Centers (VRC)” across 5 remote locations in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The VRC project was in collaboration with ISRO and with the help of corporate funding from HP, Microsoft, CTS and CISCO.
Prof. Shekar has been working with international researchers and consultants from USA, Australia and Europe on mandated CSR and Sustainability projects with focus on Indian government and private companies. He has published close to 50+ high-impact journal international conference papers. Prof. Shekar is also a guest editor is some prestigious research journals like “Sustainability Accountability Public Governance”, Industrial Marketing Management” and “Journal of Finance and Accounting”. Prof. Shekar is the Head of “AMRITA Center for Responsible Innovations and Sustainable Enterprises – ARISE” Lab. He has already secured funding of more than 2 Crores from HP, Microsoft, Cognizant, Cisco and SAN Engineering and Locomotives. The main areas of research include Technology for Social Good, Sustainability, SDGs, CSR and Ethics.
Prof. Shekar received B.E. (Electronics and Communications) degree from Bangalore University, India, M.S. (Computer Engineering) degree from California State University, Los Angeles, USA and PhD from AMRITA University, India.
Session III:IEOM Global Business Management Education
3:00 – 4:40 pm, Thursday, March 11, 2021 – Room 1
Session Chair: Professor Paul Jones, Swansea University, Wales, UK
3:00 – 3:20 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Sagit Kedem-Yemini, Ph.D.
Lecturer, Logistics Department
Industrial Engineering and Management
Sapir Academic College
Sagit Kedem-Yemini is an Industrial Engineer, proficient in information systems and currently holding two lecturing positions: a tenured lecturer position at Sapir Academic College (Logistics Department) and an adjunct lecturer at Ben Gurion University (both in IE&M and Faculty of Business and Management). Her teaching portfolio is broad, focusing on Enterprise Systems implementation (SAP and Oracle Applications) and derivatives of ERP data collection – from Business Analytics to Process Mining. Additionally, she has extensive experience in academic curriculum development, is head of her department’s teaching committee and serves as liaison officer to the graduation projects unit. Her research interests include Process Mining and its practical applications, ERP relates issues and DSS development. Since 2015 serves as member of JITCAR Editorial Review Board and since 2019 serves as GJCIE International Scientific Committee Member. Prior her to academic career, Dr. Kedem-Yemini worked at a global Clean-Room Fab Build-Up ConstructionManagement Company with major clients (such as Intel, Tower Semiconductors, and Teva Pharmaceuticals), where she held various positions, including Logistics Manager, Scheduling Manager and CIO (Chief Information Officer).
3:20 – 3:40 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Ms. Marwa Abdel Tawab Mahmoud
Tourism Studies Department
Faculty of Tourism & Hotels
Entrepreneurship and Tourism: A Case Study of Egypt
Marwa Abdeltawab Mahomud (Marwa Elomda) currently works as lecture at the department of tourism studies, faculty of tourism and hotel, Fayoum University. She earned BA in tourism studies from faculty of tourism and hotels, Fayoum University, 2012. Master in 2016 at thesis topic “The role of the impact of Arab tourism investment on the volume of inter-Arab tourism to Egypt.”, PhD in 2019 at thesis topic: “The role of entrepreneurship in the development of Egyptian tourism: studying factors and challenges” from Faculty of Tourism and Hotels, Fayoum University.
Marwa has won several awards including the Fayoum university award for the best PhD in the literary sector on the Thirteenth Science Day 2020, in addition, obtaining the Fayoum University Award for excellence in scientific publishing in the Thirteenth Science Day 2020.
Marwa is coordinator of the violence against women unit at the faculty of tourism and hotels, Fayoum university, since the 2019 academic year, member of the team of preparing and writing competitive projects in the faculty of tourism and hotels, Fayoum university, chairman of the committee for supporting activities at the agency for community service and environmental development, faculty of tourism and hotels, Fayoum university, member of the tourism awareness team at the agency for community service and environmental development, faculty of tourism and hotels, Fayoum university, and deputy administrator of graduate affairs unit from 2019-2020 at the agency for community service and environmental development, faculty of tourism and hotels, Fayoum university
She has successfully participated in several conferences; Participation in organizing the 9th International Conference on Tourism and Hospitality, Marsa Alam, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels – Fayoum University, in cooperation with the Italian University of Salento, 2016; Participation in organizing a professional academic dialogue forum for higher tourism education in light of quality assurance and accreditation standards, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels, Fayoum University, December 2017, in addition, Participation in organizing the 10th International Conference on Tourism and Hospitality, Sharm El-Sheikh, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels – Fayoum University, in cooperation with Bournemouth University – United Kingdom, University of Salteno – Italy, February 2017,Participation in organizing the eleventh international conference for tourism and hospitality, Luxor, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels – Fayoum University, in cooperation with Bournemouth University – United Kingdom, University of Salteno – Italy, February 2018 and Participation in a workshop entitled (Entrepreneurship and Tourism Education: Evidence from Egypt), Moreover, Participating in preparing and organizing the community service forum activities for tourism and hotels colleges (Together for a Better Society) and the Training and Employment Forum held at the Mercier Sphinx Hotel (Haram) 27-4-2019, and Participation in organizing the Twelfth International Conference on Tourism and Hospitality, Fayoum, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels – Fayoum University, in cooperation with Bournemouth University – United Kingdom, University of Salteno – Italy, February 2020.
She attended a workshop for training on the SCIVAL program presented by the digital libraries unit of the supreme council of universities, June 2019, women-up conference entitled “boosting the untapped potential of entrepreneurship in Egypt via women empowerment”20-3-2019 , a course on designing questionnaires by (google forms) organized by the agency for high studies at the faculty of tourism and hotels, Fayoum university – July 2020, SPSS statistical analysis course organized by the agency for high studies at the faculty of tourism and hotels, Fayoum university – July 2020, course of external audit protocols organized by the quality assurance unit for faculty members and the faculty assisting body September 20, 2020, strategic planning course organized, the self-assessment course, the course description of programs and courses by the quality assurance unit for faculty members and the faculty assisting body in coordination with the national authority for quality assurance and accreditation (naqaae)
Her research interests are in Tourism Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Feasibility studies and financing, Management of small and medium enterprises, Tourism investment, Human Resource Development, and Accounting in the tourism and hotel industry.
3:40 – 4:00 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Ar. Sana Malik
PhD Scholar, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang
Assistant Professor, School of Architecture and Planning
University of Management & Technology
Title of Talk: Construction Management of Commercial Housing Development: Dynamics of Real Estate Sector
4:00 – 4:20 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Dr. Nadir Ali Kolachi
Dean, College of Business Administration
University of Fujairah, UAE
Remote Leadership & Team work in the new normal
Dr. Nadir is a Dean at the College of Business Administration, University of Fujairah, UAE. He has an MBA, MS, PhD and a Post Doctorate (OD & HRD) from North Carolina A&T State University, USA. He is a certified Case writing trainer and has participated in Case workshops at Harvard Business School, Ivy Business School & The Case Centre, UK. He is also a certified digital training specialist by The Blackboard Academy and Arizona State University. He has represented Universities in the top global forums as Keynote Speaker, Faculty trainer, Session Chair & Conference Presenter at USA, UK, Canada, Brazil, Poland, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal, Spain, Germany, France, Slovenia, Turkey, Austria, Serbia, Romania, Greece, Japan and many other countries. He has written various corporate/teaching case studies and research papers in the areas of Management, HRD, OD and Leadership. He has also conducted many FDPs (Faculty Development Programs) for business schools around the world. He is also an academic member of international organizations like AOM, NACRA and The Case Association, USA.
4:20 – 4:40 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Professor Paul Jones
Head of Business Department
Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Head of REF UoA17 2021 Business Submission
School of Management
Bay Campus, Fabian Way
Swansea, SA1 8EN
Editor in Chief: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research
Associate Editor: International Journal of Management Education
Book Series Editor: Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research
Paul Jones is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the School of Management, Swansea University. Professor Jones is Editor-in-Chief on the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research journal ranked and as an Associate Editor on the International Journal of Management Education. He is also series editor of the Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research Entrepreneurial book series published by Emerald Publishing. He has also Guest Edited 20 special issues/sections in academic journals including Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Information Technology and People, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Strategic Change to date. Professor Jones is a prolific entrepreneurial researcher and has authored 99 refereed journal papers in journals such as the British Journal of Management, International Small Business Journal, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development and Journal of Small Business Management. In addition, he has authored 12 edited books and 31 book chapters and sections with 350 plus research outputs in total in his career to date. His research predominantly explores entrepreneurial behaviour and small business management. His recent work has explored entrepreneurial ecosystems and the Entrepreneurial University. He has extensive experience of developing innovative entrepreneurial curriculum and has taught the subject throughout Europe, Africa and East Asia. Professor Jones has also extensive experience as above a lead and co-investigator on a range of Entrepreneurial projects of over £1.5 million in value exploring entrepreneurial ecosystems and supporting students start-ups.
Session IV: Supply Chain and Logistics Education
5:00 – 6:30 pm, Thursday, March 11, 2021 – Room 1
Session Chair: Dr. Sujeet Singh, Indian Institute of Management Jammu, India
5:00 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Dr. Rajeev Agrawal
Mechanical Engineering Department
Associate Dean (Research)
Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur
Disruptive technologies in supply chain for promoting sustainability
Dr. Rajeev Agrawal is presently working as an Associate Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering MNIT, Jaipur. Dr. Rajeev Agrawal is having more than 20 years of teaching and research Experience. He is Fellow of The Institution of Engineer’s (IEI), India. He is currently working in the domain of Sustainable, Smart manufacturing and Supply chain Management. His research and teaching interests are in Lean Six Sigma and Operations and planning control. Demonstrating Research capabilities in terms of research papers published/presented (Including CIRP Annals, IEEE Explore Proceeding, Springer, SAGE, Taylor and Francis, Emerald and Science Direct and Inderscience Publishers). He has been serving as an Editor for the Journal of Manufacturing Technology & Research (An International Journal). He is an Editorial Board of the International Journal of Business and Systems Research (IJBSR) (Inderscience Publishers). He is actively involved in bringing industry orientation to the engineering education system in India working with several industries, statutory bodies and other R&D organizations. One of the objectives of his current research is to address convert quickly for the production of new product by providing customized flexibility and can be improved, upgraded and reconfigured in response to fluctuating demands in MSME.
5:20 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Dr. Ibrahim CIL
Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering
Ibrahim Cil is a Professor of Department of Industrial Engineering at the Sakarya University. He holds a B.S. from Istanbul Technical University, and a M.S. from the Yıldız Technical University, and a Ph.D.in Industrial Engineering from Istanbul Technical University. His teaching and research specialties are in the fields of Decision Support Systems, Decision Sciences, Multi Criteria Decision Making, data science and analysis, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Supply Chain and Logistics, Manufacturing Strategies, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma, Facility Planning and Layout at industry and academic levels. Prof. Cil has published numerous papers, which have Decision Support Systems, Expert Systems with Applications, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Int J Adv Manuf Technol, International Journal of Industrial Engineering – Theory Applications and Practice, The Engineering Economist. Prof. Cil has attended several international conferences in Turkey, US, Japan, England, Netherlands, Germany, France and Greek. Prof. Cil also holds Editorial Membership of several international journals.
5:40 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Dr. Sujeet Singh
Assistant Professor and Chairperson (Research)
Indian Institute of Management Jammu
Title: Multi-objective optimization and an application in a pharmaceutical supply chain
Bio: Dr Sujeet Kumar Singh is currently working as an Assistant Professor in Operations & Supply Chain area and as Chairperson (Research) at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu. He completed his Ph.D in Operations Research (Mathematics) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, subsequently he had worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in National University of Singapore for 3 years. Dr Singh has worked with several optimization problems including polynomial optimization, multi-objective optimization, fuzzy optimization, Fractional programming, vehicle routing problem and transportation problem and supply chain optimization. He has published several journal papers in reputed journals including International journal of production research, Annals of operations research, Applied mathematical modelling, International journal of fuzzy systems etc. He is also a member of International society of global optimization; and is/was editorial board member of Modern management forum and American journal of operations management and information systems.
He also served as a reviewer in several reputed journals such as in Annals of Operations Research, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Computer and Industrial Engineering, International Journal of Fuzzy Systems (Springer), Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems , International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, Information Sciences, IJOR, IJSAEM, IJFSA, etc.
6:00 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Dr. Rajesh Kr Singh
Professor (Operations and SCM)
Management Development Institute, Gurgaon
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Associate Editor-International Journal of Consumer Studies (ABDC-“A”) and Journal of Global Business and Competitiveness
Dr. Rajesh Kr Singh is Professor in Operations Management Area at Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon, India. His areas of interest include Supply chain management, Industry 4.0, Circular Economy. Currently he is serving as Associate Editor to International Journal of Consumer Studies (Wiley) and International Journal of Global Business and Competitiveness (Springer). He is also on the Editorial Board of Journal of Supply Chain Management Systems and Vision-The Journal of Business Perspective. He has also worked as Guest Editor for special issues of Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Sustainable Production and Consumption, Competitiveness Review, Journal of Modelling in Management, Administrative Sciences, Global Journal of Operations and Strategic Sourcing etc. He has published research papers in reputed top category international/national journals and conferences. He has published papers in journals such as Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Journal of Cleaner Production, Production planning and Control, Annals of Operations Research, International Journal of Production Research, Applied Soft Computing, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, Industrial Management and Data Systems, Singapore Management Review, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Journal of Modelling in Management, Competitiveness Review: An International Business Journal.
Session IV: Supply Chain and Logistics Education
6:30 – 8:00 pm, Thursday, March 11, 2021 – Room 1
Session Chair: Dr. Rajesh Kr Singh, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
6:30 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Dr. Gunjan Soni
Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
IoT applications in Logistics
Gunjan Soni did his B.E. from University of Rajasthan, M.Tech from IIT, Delhi and PhD. From Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani in 2012. He is presently working as an Assistant Professor with Department of Mechanical Engineering, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. He has over 15 years teaching experience at under graduate and graduate levels. His areas of research interest are Predictive maintenance and Digital technology applications in supply chain management. He has published more than 80 papers in peer reviewed journals including IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Production Planning and Control, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Annals of Operations Research, Computers and Industrial Engineering, International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications etc. He is guest editor of special issues in journals like International Journal of Logistics Management and International Journal of Intelligent Enterprise.
6:50 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Prof. Atour Taghipour
Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management
Le Havre, Normandy, France
Atour TAGHIPOUR is a professor and the head of an international management master program at Normandy University in France. He holds an HDR in management from Normandy University and a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic School of Montreal in Canada. He received two masters’ degrees, one in Management, Logistics & Strategy and other in Industrial Engineering. He has more than ten years of experience as a manager in automobile industries. He has published different books and many research papers in international journals. His areas of research are supply chain and operations management.
7:10 pm (Thursday, March 11)
Dr. Tarvo Niine
Associated Professor of Supply Chain Management
Tallinn University of Technology
Tarvo Niine is a senior lecturer at Department of Business administration in the School of Business and Governance of TalTech in Tallinn, Estonia. TalTech is one of three major public universities in Estonia, housing more than 10K students. TalTech is quite international with more than 2000 students from 100 countries. Recently, TalTech School of Business and Governance achieved its first “EFMD accredited” badge. Tarvo’s teaching topics are inventory and supply chain management. He is serving as a programme head of business administration. His research themes include logistics competences and future of smart urban mobility.
7:30 pm (Thursday, March 11)