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Operations Research and Management Science Group

The Operations Research and Management Science Group (ORMS) was established to develop and extend the research and application of operations concepts and principles in both the private and public sectors, and to draw upon the expanding interest in issues relating to operations management within Kingston Business School.

Research team

Dr Alex Hill
Dr Ki-Soon Hwang
Dr Reza Zanjirani Farahani (Group Leader)

Dr Des Doran, University of Sussex
Professor Aris A.Synetos,Cardiff University

Alexandros Mertikas (DBA)
Matt Denham (DBA)

Research activities

ORMS undertakes both commissioned and public domain research using rigorous academic thinking to help practitioners address issues concerning operations strategy, strategic fit, innovation, international logistics, outsourcing and business improvement.

Research sponsors

Sponsors include: Abbot Laboratories, Anglo American, Balfour Beatty, Chess Dynamics, DeBeers, Giddings Design, GKN, HSBC, John Crane, Natures Way Foods, Smiths Group, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Sainsbury’s, Standard Bank, Standard Life Assurance Company, United Dairies, Vestas, Wipro and Wyeth.

Research outputs

ORMS actively encourage the dissemination, development and application of operations management issues publications, conference presentations, industry-based projects and a series of guest lectures at the Business School.

Current events

A multi-objective location model for offshore wind farms
Speakers: Prof. Dylan Jones, University of Portsmouth, Head or CORL (Centre for Operational Research and Logistics)
Date and Time: 11:00am - 13:00pm, Wednesday 11 March 2015
Venue: Kingston Business School, room 106

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