Professor Gekara’s research interests are diversely located within the Sociology, Political Economy and Business Management disciplines. Specifically, his research focuses on industrial transformations, as a result of changing technologies and global economic shifts, and the impact on the future of work, workforce skills and employment. His recent research has focused on the changing nature of work and the implications for the future of work in the transport and logistics sector. Victor has received several research grants to develop work in the area of research, including two large National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) grants, a National Climate Change Adaptability Research Facility (NCCARF) grant and an iMOVE CRC grant.
Professor Abbasi’s research focuses on industry-motivated quantitative modelling and decision making under uncertainty applied to healthcare delivery improvement, supply chain coordination, resources allocation, service operations management, and manufacturing. He was the recipient of RMIT Research Impact Award (Enterprise) in 2016. He is a member of the Australian Society for Operations Research.
Professor Chhetri’s research is broadly located in spatially integrated analytics and urban logistics. His recent research focused on port logistics, climate change, urban modelling, tourism potential mapping, emergency response, skills and training, and the application of GIS and GPS in transport, infrastructure and logistics planning. Prem has received several Australian Research Council and federal and state government grants to study quality of urban life, spatial labour markets, urban fire and emergency planning, logistics clusters, innovation and growth, and climate change and port logistics.
Associate Professor Tay’s research is in Urban Transport and has over 25 years of experience in research, and translating research into policy and practice, particularly in transportation and logistics, health and safety, and consumer demand and choices.
Supply chain analytics, closed loop supply chains and disruptive supply chain technologies
Supply Chain optimisation, visibility and traceability and gender equality and diversity in the transport and logistics sector
Sustainable Digital Business Transformation
Port logistics, logistics clusters, sustainable textile supply chain and lean manufacturing
Supply chain relationship management, digital supply chains and business analytics
Supply chain data analytics and application, supply chain optimisation, collaboration, simulation and design
Supply chain information sharing, time series forecasting, supply chain contract and supply chain network design
Inventory management, people management, warehouse and distribution channel management, grocery logistics and humanitarian logistics
Supply chain analytics, applied operations research, stochastic optimisation, capacity allocation, machine learning and game theory
Strategic operations management, remanufacturing and reverse logistics
Supply chain risk and disruption management, supply chain resilience, supply chain sustainability, and supply chain strategic alliances
Supply chain agility and sustainability, operations management, retail and service logistics and integrated and reverse logistics
Information systems, information security, supply chain management, research methodologies, statistics and psychometrics
Maritime logistics, Supply chain efficiency, IT in Supply chain and HRM
Maritime logistics, shipping and port management, supply chain management.
Rezaul Shumon‘s research interest is in the area of sustainable operations, dynamic capability and social and environmental sustainability in supply chain and contextualising organisational theory in supply chain
Sociology of labour and workforce skills development
Supply chain sustainability and Technology and supply chain transformation.
Dr Shahparvari is a lecturer in the School of Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain. His area of expertise is in data analytics, optimisation, modelling and decision science. Dr Shahparvari has published widely in top-tier journals such as Transportation Research Part A, D and E, Omega.
Mr Lamphai Trakoonsanti is a PhD student researching Gravity-based modelling of inter-port interactions using AIS data
Xuan-Vi Nguyen is an HDR student whose master’s by Research project is on technological transformation and the implications for work in Vietnam seaport industry
Mutab Alenzy is a PhD student whose research focuses on the role of logistics capability management and supply chain integration in improving logistics performance of logistics service providers in Saudi Arabia
Ms Dung Tran’s PhD research examines the role of organisational and contextual factors in enhancing competitive advantage through supply chain collaboration, in relation to Garment Companies in Vietnam
Acknowledgement of Country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.
Acknowledgement of country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.