Dr Andrew Brint

Lecturer in Operations Management

Room: B061
Phone: +44 (0)114 222 3470
Email: A.Brint@sheffield.ac.uk
   
   
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Andrew holds an MSc in Computer Science (Manchester) and a PhD in Information Studies (Sheffield). After postdoctoral work on computer vision, Andrew joined EA Technology in 1990 and worked on a variety of research and development projects for the electricity distribution industry. In 1998, Andrew was appointed as a lecturer in the Centre for Operational Research and Applied Statistics at the University of Salford before joining Sheffield University in 2006.

Andrews previous employment and education include; Lecturer in OR and Applied Statistics at Salford University; Research Scientist at EA Technology; Postdoctoral research in computer vision at Oxford University; PhD in Information Studies from The University of Sheffield; MSc in Computer Science from Manchester University; Mathematics degree (1st class) from Oxford University.

Teaching

MGT137 and MGT138 Analysis for Decision Making:

These modules introduce a range of quantitative techniques and tools which can be used to produce useful management information within a business context, for example project evaluation using Net Present Value and Internal Rate of Return. The ability to apply this knowledge and communicate the results of their analyses in a range of business situations is taught.

MGT6046 Operations and Supply Chain Management:

This module provides knowledge of the basic concepts and techniques of Operations Management, along with an outline of some of the key concepts and techniques of Operational Research.

Research

Andrew´s research interests include; Infrastructure Asset Management – particularly with regard to electricity distribution networks; The effects of asking and reservation prices in auctions and bargaining – especially for houses, Operations and Supply Chain Management.