His research interests are in production and logistics management with a focus on the process, electronics and automotive industries.
He has coauthored more than 100 publications amongst others in International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, European Journal of Operational Research, CIRP Annals, Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, and OR Spectrum.
Each student will undertake an individual project assignment in which a selected topic is studied in depth.
Each individual project should involve a comprehensive critical literature review, research methodology, structured analysis of data and writing up of as a thesis.
Successful completion of all compulsory modules, optional modules, a group project and an individual Masters project will lead to the award of an MSc.
Normally, first or second-class Honours degree in engineering, technology, science, business or a similar discipline from a UK university (or overseas equivalent).
The DMAIC flow for this MOOC was conceived in collaboration with Dr.
Reiner Hutwelker, and he has contributed the Six-Sigma Scenario lectures to this course.
The course is aimed at graduates wishing to broaden their expertise from a technological undergraduate degree, or who want to work within the engineering industry in a management capacity.
The programme is based within the Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management, the only department in the UK combining end-to-end expertise from creative design, through engineering design, manufacture, and management of the entire system.