Academic Lecture: Logistics and Supply Chain Management


When: Sep.29, 2011, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Where:Room 510, Complex Building (international conference center)
Speaker:Shams Rahman
Speaker Introduction:Professor Shams Rahman MSc(Engg.), ME(IndEngg), PhD(OR) Shams Rahman holds the position of Professor of Supply Chain Management and Head, Logistics and Supply Chain at RMIT University. Prior to joining RMIT, he worked at other universities in Australia, UK and Thailand. He also held visiting fellowship at the Virginia Tech and University of Exeter.
Shams is on the editorial board of none international journals. He is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, a Regional Editor of the International Journal of Logistics and Supply Chain Management Systems, and a Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Advances in Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (Book Series). He is also the foundation member of the International Advisory Committee of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Logistics & Supply Chain Systems.
Shams has a research interest in the areas of
·         Reverse logistics,
·         Security issues in supply chains,
·         Strategic outsourcing,
·         Theory of constraints, and
·         Six-sigma quality & Lean logistics.
Shams has published over 90 papers which include articles in international journals, book chapters, and referred papers in international conference proceedings. He has extensive consulting, organizing and delivering workshops experience with and for multinational companies. Shams is also frequently called upon to make presentations for executives on issues such as six-sigma and lean management, reverse logistics, and theory of constraints in particular and supply chain management in general.