Dr Andrea Genovese is a Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Sheffield University Management School (SUMS). He joined SUMS in February 2010, working first as a Research Associate and then as a Lecturer.
Andrea holds a PhD in the area of Operational Research from University of Naples "Federico II" (Italy). His education also includes a MSc (with BSc) in Industrial Engineering from the same institution and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the Whittemore School of Business and Economics of University of New Hampshire (USA). Prior to his PhD, he has worked as Logistics Central Planner for a MNE operating in the tyres industry.
His primary research interest lies in the development and application of decision support methodologies (based on both qualitative and quantitative paradigms) in order to solve complex problems in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, with a special emphasis on Environmental and Social Sustainability.
He has published several papers in leading international journals (such as Omega, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Expert Systems with Applications). He has acted as a committee member of several international conferences (including EWGLA 2010, ISAHP 2011, IPSERA 2012, ISOLDE 2014, ISAHP 2016). He has been involved in several research projects funded by national and international bodies.
Andrea is also delivering training and consultancy activities within the Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM) Research Centre at the University of Sheffield.
Andrea is actively involved in developing and delivering modules for the MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, being the Module Leader for MGT6084 (Logistics Systems), MGT6085 (Global Supply Chain Leadership), MGT6155 (Supply Networks Management). In all the modules he leads, Andrea explores the usage of decision-making methodologies for solving complex problems in the field of logistics and supply chain management, utilising, to a large extent, software tools and technology. He is an advocate of problem-based and research-led teaching.
Andrea is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), and his teaching methodologies have been included as an example of best-practice in the HEA toolkit for early career lecturers.
Andrea has been serving as a director for the MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from 2014 to 2015.
Since September 2015, he has been serving as the Divisional Director for Research and Impact within the Operations Management and Decision Sciences division.
Decision Support Methodologies for Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Environmental and Social Sustainability in Supply Chains and Production Systems
Multi-Criteria Decision Making methodologies (theory and application)