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Dr Sobhan (Sean) Asian Senior Lecturer, Management and HR

Dr. Sobhan (Sean) Asian is a management scientist and operations researcher with special interests in exploring and solving complex Supply Chain Management, Logistics, and Transportation problems. Dr. Asian is the Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) member of "Transportation Research Part E" journal (for supply chain management) and Associate Editor of "Modern Supply Chain Research and Application" journal. In 2019, Dr. Asian has received a Collaborative Research Award jointly funded by British Academy of Management (BAM) and Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM).

Dr. Asian’s multidisciplinary research addresses planning problems in transportation, logistics, and complex systems, where managing uncertainties and proposing practical decision support systems are extremely important yet challenging. Another stream of Dr. Asian’s research is the development of innovative and sustainable business models that can deliver the triple bottom-line of people, planet, and profit. Dr. Asian has work experience and collaborations in different countries.

Dr. Asian completed his Ph.D. from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. His Ph.D. was fully supported by Singapore’s national Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*Star), where he worked as a researcher on several R&D projects. Following Ph.D., he joined Siemens-DEMATIC (South-East Asia) as a business consultant where he worked on a number of supply chain network optimization and intra-logistics automation projects.

Prior to joining LBS, Sean was awarded with the Vice Chancellor Research Fellow at College of Business, RMIT University and served as Course Coordinator, Researcher, and Lecturer. Dr. Asian has developed, coordinated, and delivered both blended and online courses on several topics, including Strategic Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Operations Research, Project Management, and Supply Chain Modelling and Analytics.


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