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Dr Irina Harris

Dr Irina Harris

Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Operations Modelling, Deputy Section Head - Research, Innovation and Engagement

Cardiff Business School

Email:
harrisi1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 4447
Location:
C14, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
Available for postgraduate supervision

Irina Harris is Deputy Section Head - Research, Innovation and Engagement and a Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Operations Modelling within the Logistics and Operations Management Section at the Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University.

Irina's background is Computer Science and her PhD focused on multi-objective optimisation for strategic and tactical network design from economic and environmental perspectives as part of the Green Logistics project. Irina has gained extensive knowledge of logistics modelling, transportation and optimisation through a partnership with industry and other academic partners.

Qualifications

  • PhD (2012). 'Multi-Objective Optimisation for Environmentally Friendly Logistics Network', Cardiff School of Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science (First class), Cardiff University, 2006

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Teaching commitments

  • MSc: Logistics and Transport Modelling
  • MSc: E-Commerce and Information Technology
  • Dissertation Supervision

Research interests

  • Facility location-allocation problem
  • Heuristics, evolutionary algorithms and multi-criteria decision making
  • Network design for traditional and green logistics
  • Sustainable network design for reverse logistics
  • Technological trends and ICT applications in Logistics.

PhD supervision research interests

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  • Network design, facility location/allocation
  • Optimization, multi-objective optimization
  • Sustainable design, reverse logistics
  • Technology in logistics management and decision making

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

  • Logistics network design (e.g. strategic design), facility location/allocation
  • Optimization, multi-objective optimization
  • Collaboration in supply chain/logistics environment
  • Sharing logistics
  • Last mile delivery operations
  • Sustainability in logistics/supply chain/procurement