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 Sehwa Lim

Sehwa Lim

Research student,


Sehwa Lim is a PhD student in the Logistics and Operation Management section. Her research interest lies in sustainable maritime logistics, particularly, in sustainability management and operation in ports. She is currently conducting academic research investigating the impact of sustainability performance on port competitive advantage.


  • 2017 MSc in Social Science Research Methods (CARBS PhD), "A Systematic Literature Review on Port Sustainability   Performance", Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, UK                                                                         

  • 2014 MSc in Business Administration in International Commerce, "A Study on the Comparison of Competitiveness between Major Ports in East Asia", Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

  • 2012 Bachelor in Trade in International Trade, Won-Kwang University, Iksan, Korea


Research interests

  • Sustainability in Maritime Industry

  • Port Operations and Management

  • Port Strategy




Professional Membership

  • An Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy: PR172871

Teaching Commitment (Tutor)

  • 2020-2021 BST803 Operations Management

  • 2020-2021 BST714 Strategic and Operational Decision Making

  • 2019-2021 BST847 Research Skills and Methods

  • 2017-2019 BST514 Operations Analysis


Stephen Pettit

Professor Stephen Pettit

Professor in Logistics and Operations Management

Wessam M.T. Abouarghoub

Dr Wessam M.T. Abouarghoub

Reader in Logistics and Operations Management, Co-ordinator for Transport, Shipping Port and Maritime Research Group (TRANSPAM)

Anthony Beresford

Professor Anthony Beresford

Professor in Multimodal Transport Systems