Dr Daniel Eyers

Dr Daniel Eyers

Lecturer in Manufacturing Systems Management

Ysgol Busnes Caerdydd

Email:
eyersdr@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 4516
Location:
B07, Adeilad Aberconwy, Rhodfa Colum, Cathays, Caerdydd, CF10 3EU
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Daniel's research explores the implications of advanced manufacturing and information technologies for modern Operations Management, particularly in terms of low volume and customized manufacturing.

As a Chartered Engineer with commercial experience in a range of specialist manufacturing industries, Daniel is keen to integrate both research and practise into his teaching and supervision activities. He has lectured on a variety of Operations Management topics at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and is a supervisor to MSc and MBA students on a range of Operations and Supply Chain Management themes.

Daniel is a member of the Logistics and Operations Management Section, and the Logistics Systems Dynamic Group. He is a Committee Member of the South East Wales section of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, and is a frequent reviewer for journals and international conferences in the areas of manufacturing and operations management.

Qualifications

  • FHEA, Higher Education Academy
  • CEng, Engineering Council (UK)
  • PhD Business Management, Cardiff University
  • MPhil Mechanical Engineering, Cardiff University
  • MSc Social Science Research Methods, Distinction, Cardiff University
  • BEng (Hons) Computer Systems Engineering, First Class, Cardiff University

Daniel is a registered PRINCE2 Practitioner

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Aelodaethau proffesiynol

  • Cardiff Business School Research Ethics Committee
  • European Operations Management Association
  • Institute of Engineering and Technology

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Teaching commitments

  • BS3739 Advanced Operations Management (Lecturer)
  • BST135 Operations Management (Module Leader)
  • BST211 Advanced Issues in Logistics and Operations Management Research (Module Leader)
  • BST302 MSc Dissertation (Supervision)
  • BST560 MBA Business Project (Supervision)

Primary research interests

  • Manufacturing Systems Management
  • Sustainable Manufacturing
  • Management of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (particularly Additive Manufacturing)
  • Flexible and reconfigurable manufacturing systems
  • Change management within Operations Management
  • Methodological challenges in Operations Management research

Research Funding

  • Eyers, D. R. and Soroka, A. J. 2017. Knowledge Transfer Partnership. £134,080 two year project funded by Technology Strategy Board, Welsh Assembly, and Shine Food Machinery Limited. 
  • Eyers, D. R. 2017. ESRC Impact Acceleration Innovation Fellowship. £5,821. Three month project funded by Economic and Social Research Council. 
  • Eyers, D. R. and Disney, S. M. 2012. Knowledge Transfer Partnership. £123,211 two year project funded by Technology Strategy Board, Welsh Assembly, and Reid Lifting Limited. 
  • Eyers, D. R. and Spiegler, V. L. M. 2012. £1,000. “Understanding Complex Systems: A one day conference bridging the gap between Engineering & Business Systems Research”. Small conference funded  by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

I am interested in supervising PhD students in the areas of:

  • Applied Operations Management
  • Manufacturing Systems and Manufacturing Management
  • Applications of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Servitization