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How to select an interesting research topic and use the advanced methods in the operations and Supply Chain Management focusing on sustainability

Office of Alumni and External Relations    2019-12-19

How to select an interesting research topic and use the advanced methods in the operations and Supply Chain Management focusing on sustainability

Speaker:Kannan Govindan, Professor and Head, Center for Engineering Operations Management SDU Engineering Operations Management, Department of Technology and Innovation 

Host:Professor Zhu Qinghua

Time:Thursday, December 19th, 2019, 13:30-15:00

Venue: A511, Antai Building

Abstract:

Increasing rates of pollution and environmental calamities caused by industrial production have urged several researchers and industry experts to work on Sustainable Production and Consumption issues within the context of Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM). This talk will explore how to select an interesting research topic and use the advanced methods in the area of operations and supply chain management to publishing it in good journals. 

Bio

Professor of Sustainable Operations and Supply Chain Management and Center Head, Center for Sustainable Supply Chain Engineering, Department of Technology and Innovation, University of Southern Denmark.
Research and Teaching Interest: Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Operations Management, Sustainable Circular Economy, Green Supply Chain Management, Reverse Logistics, Closed Loop Supply Chain, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Sustainability, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Extended Producer Responsibility, Industry 4.0 with Sustainable Supply Chain focus, Resource and energy efficient supply chain / manufacturing, Supply Chain Network Design, Supply Chain Risk Management, Optimizations Methods, Decision Analysis, Multi Attribute Decision Making methods (Multi Criteria Decision Making and Multi Objective Decision Making), Analytical Modelling, Fuzzy and Grey Set Theory.


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