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Arijit De is currently working as an Assistant Professor at The University of Manchester. He is an Industrial and Systems Engineer, Operations Research Scientist and Management Science Lecturer.
Arijit has authored 18 technical papers in International Journals (peer-reviewed) such as European Journal of Operational Research (Grade 4 Journal, CABS list), Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review (Grade 3 Journal, CABS list), International Journal of Production Economics (Grade 3 Journal, CABS list), Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment (Grade 3 Journal, CABS list), IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (Grade 3 Journal, CABS list), International Journal of Production Research (Grade 3 Journal, CABS list), Annals of Operations Research (Grade 3 Journal, CABS list), Computers and Industrial Engineering, Expert Systems with Applications and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. Arijit is also serving as a reviewer for several renowned International Journals. Web of Science citations is 649 with H-index as 15 (Web of Science Link), and Google Scholar citations is 934 with H-Index as 17 (Google Scholar Link).
Arijit De received his Ph.D. in Industrial & Systems Engineering and M.Tech in Industrial Engineering and Management. Arijit holds the Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
Previously, Arijit was associated as a Co-Investigator - Operations Research Expert with VALUMICS_H2020. He also worked as a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Operations Management at Newcastle University Business School, Newcastle University.
Prior to this, Arijit worked as a Project Researcher in the School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University. Furthermore, he worked at the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, The University of Hong Kong.
Real-World Supply Chain and Freight Transportation
Arijit was associated as a Co-Investigator for VALUMICS (https://valumics.eu/), which received funding (€318,555) from European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 72724. Developed Operation Research based models for Real-World Supply Chain Problems to enable decision makers to evaluate policy impacts on food value chains. The research work is published on Transportation Research Part E.
Arijit worked on a UK-India Education and Research Initiative UKIERI-UGC funded Project "Advanced Analytics for Green and Resilient Supply Chain Decision Making". Grant Contract Number: UGC UKIERI 2016-17-067. He developed a conceptual framework based on Intuitionistic fuzzy set theory to evaluate Supply Chain Organization's sustainable performance. The work is published on Annals of Operations Research.
Arijit assisted number of organizations such as Ocean Supreme, Fadne etc. as part of the consultancy support for resolving real-world supply chain problem. Arijit addressed complex Inventory Management and Freight Transportation problem comprising of multiple stakeholders and published the work on International Journal of Production Economics. Moreover, Arijit addressed Sustainable Freight Transportation network problem considering cross-docks and published on International Journal of Production Research. Furthermore, Arijit investigated the Sustainable Freight Transport performance of third-party logistics service providers within automobile industry and published the work on International Journal of Production Research.
Moreover, Arijit carried out a research work aiming to determine the pricing strategy for two supply chain members such as Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Independent Remanufacturer (IR) focussing on producing remanufactured products. The work is published on International Journal of Production Research.
Maritime Logistics and Port Operations
Arijit worked on a European Union EuropeAid - funded project EU-India Research & Innovation Partnership for Efficient and Sustainable Freight Transportation (REINVEST). Some of the research works on topics such as Maritime Transportation, Bunker Fuel Management and Port Operations, obtained out of this project are published in reputed journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, Annals of Operation Research and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Arijit's expertise can be further highlighted, as he published research works on Sustainable Ship Routing and Scheduling in reputed journals such as Computers and Industrial Engineering and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence.
At University of Hong Kong, Arijit's research was funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China, Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China and The University of Hong Kong through the Seed Fund for Basic Research. Arijit carried out research within Sustainable Shipping Operations addressing Disruption aspect within Maritime Logistics. The works are published on IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems and IEEE Transactions on Engineering management.
Arijit developed a decision support framework considering ontology-based text mining and self organising maps for analysing the customer warranty data related to product failure information. The work is published on Computers and Industrial Engineering. The reserch work received funding from Raytheon Chair for Systems Engineering.
Arijit has the experience of using following software and tools for various practical research works - IBM CPLEX, OPL, JAVA Eclipse, Python, MATLAB, RStudio, SAS, SPSS, Power BI and Tableau.
Arijit is a regular contributor to London School of Economics (LSE) Business Review. Refer to the latest policy piece on Quad Supply Chain.
Project Title: Sustainable maritime transportation network considering sulphur fuel regulation – application of advanced machine learning and optimization. Funder: ESRC funded Centre of Doctoral Training. Role: PI. Amount Awarded: Approx. GBP 147,000 (including PhD tuition fees and stipend for international candidate). Partner Organization: Port of Dover and MaritimeAPI. Start date: Sept 2023. Project duration: 4 years.
Project Title: Assessment of the ability of cargo buses to improve the efficiency of small businesses’ logistics, reduce carbon emissions from transport, and improve the financial viability of rural bus services. Funder: ESRC funded Centre of Doctoral Training. Role: PI. Amount Awarded: Approx. GBP 90,800 (including PhD tuition fees and stipend for UK candidate). Partner Organization: National Innovation Centre of Rural Enterprise, Food and Drink North East and Northumberland County Council. Start date: Sept 2023. Project duration: 4 years.
Project Title: Reducing Environmental Risks in Mining Using Machine Learning and Data Fusion to Improve Tailings Analysis. Funder: ESRC funded Centre of Doctoral Training. Role: Co-I. Amount Awarded: Approx. GBP 147,000 (including PhD tuition fees and stipend for international candidate). Partner Organization: J&C Bachmann GmbH. Start date: Sept 2023. Project duration: 4 years.
Project Title: Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) and wearable devices: A new developed technology to address Home Health Care (HHC) patients. Funder: Lord Alliance PhD Studentship. Role: Co-I. Amount Awarded: Approx. GBP 147,000 (including PhD tuition fees and stipend for international candidate). Partner Organization: Carebeans. Start date: Sept 2022. Project duration: 4 years.
Project Title: The role of Social Responsibility in the employability of MSc Students. Funder: AMBS Social Responsibility Fund. Role: PI. Amount Awarded: GBP 5,200. Start date: 17th Jan 2023. End Date: 31st June 2023.
Project Title: VALUMICS - Understanding food value chains and network dynamics. Funder: European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 72724. Role: Co-I. Amount Awarded: Euro 318,555 awarded to Newcastle University (Previous University where Arijit De worked). EU contribution Euro 5.9 million. Start date: 1st June 2017. End Date: 30th Sept 2023. 21 organizations involved including higher education institutes and research organizations – Total cost is Euro 6.327 million – project info on European Commission Website.
Interested in supervising PhD Students on following areas,
- Sustainable Maritime Operations
- Supply Chain Logistics
- Disruption within Freight Transportation
Methodological Expertise required for PhD students
- Operations Research
- Algorithm development
- Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Statistical Knowledge
Associated with following courses,
BMAN24291 - Operations Management and Strategy
BMAN70202 - Business Improvement Tools Techniques and Systems
BMAN24650 - Integrative Team Project 2
BMAN31260 - ITMB Final Year Project
Taught following courses previously,
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Australian Institute of Business, Adelaide
23 Mar 2023 → 22 Mar 2026
Turing Exchange Fellow , National Innovation Centre of Rural Enterprise (NICRE), Newcastle University
15 Oct 2022 → 31 Mar 2023
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