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Oscar Rodriguez-Espindola

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    20152019
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    General

    Oscar Rodríguez-Espíndola is a senior lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management at Aston University and a member of the Aston CRISIS centre. He has published in the area of humanitarian logistics in a range of high-quality journals. For more information, please visit the ResearchGate Profile

    Research Interests

    His research is focused on Supply Chain Management, Operational Research, Humanitarian logistics and Project Management. His expertise includes de use of optimisation models, simulation and geographical information systems for the analysis of the supply chain and the development of tools to support logistics decisions

    Qualifications

    • PhD, Aston University, 2015. Subject: Operations and Information Management. Thesis title: A multi-organisational approach for disaster preparedness and response: The use of optimisation and GIS for facility location, stock pre-positioning, resource allocation and relief distribution.
    • MSc, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, 2011. Subject: Transportation Engineering. Thesis title: Metodología para la ubicación de albergues, centros de distribución y determinación de la política de abastecimiento inicial en inundaciones en México
    • BSc, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, 2008. Subject: Mechanical Engineering.

    Teaching Activity

    Undergraduate modules

    • Principles of Operations Management (BN1157)
    • Simulation (BN3324)
    • Effective project Delivery (BN3385)

    PhD Supervision

    • Ms. Asma Jdaitawi - Analysis of the role of social media in promoting resilience in post-disaster recovery

    Oscar is interested in supervising projects related to disaster management, sustainable supply chains and use of operational research in supply chain management

    Media Contributions

    Deay, P. and O. Rodríguez-Espíndola (2019) Mexico is being held to ransom by oil thieves and systemic corruption. The Conversation UK

    Contact Details

    Phone:+44(0)121 204 3558
    Emailo.rodriguez-espindola@aston.ac.uk                        Room: ABS265

    Education/Academic qualification

    PG Cert

    Jan 2017Oct 2017

    PhD

    1 Oct 201227 Sep 2015

    MSc

    1 Sep 200931 Aug 2011

    BSc

    1 Sep 200331 Aug 2008

    External positions

    Warehouse Supervisor

    Oct 2011Jan 2012

    Research assisstant

    17 Aug 20091 Sep 2011

    Keywords

    • HD61 Risk Management
    • Disaster Management
    • Supply chain management
    • HE Transportation and Communications
    • Logistics
    • Humanitarian
    • TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
    • Operational Research

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    Research Output 2015 2019

    • 8 Conference contribution
    • 5 Article
    • 3 Paper
    • 1 Special issue

    Achieving Agility in Evacuation Operations: An Evidence-Based Framework

    Rodríguez-Espíndola, O., Despoudi, S., Albores, P. & Sivarajah, U., 26 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Production Planning and Control.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Disasters
    Planning
    Managers
    Evacuation
    Agility
    Recovery
    Communication
    Disasters
    Non-governmental organizations
    Social media

    If Blockchain is the answer what is the question?

    Chowdhury, S., Rodríguez-Espíndola, O., Beltagui, A. & Mackenzie, L., 19 Jun 2019, EUROMA 2019.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Interoperability
    Supply chains
    Automation

    Understanding Value of Social Media in Supply Chain Management

    Chowdhury, S., Rodríguez-Espíndola, O., Uren, V. S., Albores, P. & Dey, P. K., 19 Jun 2019, Proceedings of the 26 th EurOMA Conference. Helsinki, Finland, 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
    Supply chain management
    Social media
    Global supply chain
    Value capture
    Decision making