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Dr Dimitra Kalaitzi

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Lecturer in Logistics and Operations Management

School of Engineering and the Built Environment
0121 202 4818

Dimitra has joined the School of Engineering and the Built Environment at Birmingham City University as a Lecturer in Logistics and Operations Management where she teaches postgraduate programmes in logistics and supply chain management. Before joining Birmingham City University, she was working as researcher at Cambridge University (the REMEDIES-RE-configuring MEDIcines End-to-end Supply project) and at Aston University (DISCUS: Drivetrain Integration, Supply Chain Upscaling and Streamlining) and (Next-net: Next Generation Technologies for Networked Europe project) that gave her the experience of working on different research projects using many different research methods and her research work appeared in top peer-journals and respectable conferences. She is looking forward to get involved in new research projects and / or develop new ones. 

Regarding REMEDIES project at Cambridge university, she was involved in the Transformation Business case to outline a pathway to develop the business case for E2E supply network re-design of GlaxoSmithKline. Concerning the projects at Aston university, DISCUS project funded by the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) to develop a software diagnostics tool that will determine the readiness level of any supply chain required to support new product introductions in to the UK manufacturing sector. Next-net project received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. This project aims to identify industrial scenarios for 2030 based on the analysis of trends at social, economic, environmental technological and political level and the way they may impact in supply chains in order to define how future supply chains could be designed to answer the specific challenges. 

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