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Dr Maryam Lotfi

Dr Maryam Lotfi

Research Associate

Ysgol Busnes Caerdydd

Email:
lotfim@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2251 0877
Location:
C09, Adeilad Aberconwy, Rhodfa Colum, Cathays, Caerdydd, CF10 3EU

Dr Maryam Lotfi joined Cardiff Business School in 2018 as Research Associate on the Co-Growth project within the Logistics and Operations Management group. Formerly, she was assistant professor in industrial engineering in SRBIAU in Iran, and has also held visiting position in Cass Business School, City University London. Passionate about indsutry, Maryam was Non-Executive Director in the Iranian Investment Petrochemical Group Company (IIPGC). In addition, she was the project manager responsible for the delivery of innovations in the Auto industry. She Holds PhD in Supply chain management and MRes in Management both from Cass Business School, City University London. She also holds MSc in Industrial engineering from Sharif University and BSc in Mechanical engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology in Tehran. 

Maryam's academic research focuses on Supply Chain Management with interests including lean, agile, resilient, green, and sustainable supply chains and more recently collaboration and digital transformation of supply chains. She has published over seven papers in refereed journals and international conferences on the subject. She is also advisory board in  Continuity & Resilience Review, Emerald Publishing in association with the Business Continuity Institute (launches from Jan. 2019).

Maryam is passionate about teaching, and her teaching includes courses as Operations management and Supply chain management. She is also associate fellow of Higher Education Academy from 2011. 

Educational Background:

- PhD in Management (Operations and supply Chain Management), Cass Buisness School, City University London (2011-2015)

- MRes in Management, Cass Buisness School, City University London (2010-2011)

- MSc. in Industiral engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran (2007-2009)

-BSc in Mechinacal engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (1999-2003)

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Cass PhD Bursary, GBP 85000,  Sponsor: Cass Business School

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Member of British Academy of management(BAM)

Member of European Operations Management Association (EUROMA)

Member of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)

Associate member of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

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2018- present: Research Associate, Cardiff Busienss School, Cardiff University, UK

2016-2018: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management and Economics, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Iran 

2015-2016: Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Iran

2013-2014: Visiting lecturer, Cass Business School, City University London, UK 

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Advisory board, Continuity & Resilience Review, Emerald Publishing in association with the Business Continuity Institute (launches from Jan. 2019)

Reviewed for: Production planning and control, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logisitics Management, Journal of Sustainability

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Associate member of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Teaching Certificate:  Introductory Certificate in Academic Practice, City University London (2011)

Taught courses:

- Operations Management for Executive MBA (BST604), Part of module delivery team, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff UK, 2018

- Lean Thinking for Executive MBA (BST614), Part of module delivery team, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff UK, 2019 

-  Strategic Operations Management ( BST 534), Part of module delivery team, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff UK, 2019                             

- Operations Management, MSc, Module leader, SRBIAU, Tehran, Iran, 2015-2016

-Supply Chain Management, MSc, Module leader, SRBIAU, Tehran, Iran 2015-2016

- Practice of Management, BSc, Visting lecturer, Cass Busienss School, City University London, 2013-2014

- System Thinking and Action Research (STAR), Visting lecturer, Cass Busienss School, City University London, 2013-2014

Main research interests:

Supply Chain Management: Lean, Agile, Resilient, Green, and Sustainable supply chains 

Collaboration in supply chains

Digital Transformation of supply chains

Maryam has supervised and co-supervised over 40 students on their MSc. Dissertations in the area of Supply Chain Management such as:

  • The relationship between the emergence of the green market as an opportunity for sustainable development and green entrepreneurship
  •  The Effect of Iran Government's Pressures on the Economic, Social and Environmental Performance of the Sustainable Supply Chain Management (Case Study of Iran's Petro-Chemical Industry)
  • Enhancing Supply Chain Resilience through Trust, IT Alignment and Information Sharing