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Phone:+44(0)121 2043262 


Room: ABS261


Dr. Pavel Albores (MIET, FHEA) is a Professor of Operation and Supply Chain Management and Director of the Centre for Research into Safety and Security (CRISIS) at Aston Business School. He was the Head of Department in the Operations and Information Management Department from 2015 to 2018.  He received his PhD on Simulation of e-business processes from Strathclyde University, where he also gained an MSc in Manufacturing Management. His first degree is in Chemical Engineering.  Pavel's major research interests revolve around the fields of simulation, supply chain management, emergency management and humanitarian logistics.

Pavel has worked with leading governmental organisations in the field of preparedness in ten countries as co-investigator in an EC-funded project (Evacuation Responsiveness for Government Organisations -ERGO-. Value: €440,000).  He has participated in research projects in the areas of knowledge management in Extended Enterprises, Low Carbon SMEs (ERDF, £1.2 M) and Supply Chain Management. He has acted as consultant in the area of modelling and simulation with organisations such as the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) -Fire Service directorate-, Highland Spring, Daks Group. He has supervised twelve doctoral students to completion and currently is in involved in the supervision of four more students.

Research Interests

  • Disaster Management
  • Emergency Response
  • Mass Evacuations
  • Business Process Simulation
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Performance Measurement
  • Research Methodology

Teaching Activity

  • BN2225 (UG) FOM2  Business Game
  • BN2289 (UG) Enterprise Resource Planning
  • BN3324  (UG) Simulation
  • BN3372 (UG)  Supply Chain Management
  • BNM239 (PG) Applied Research
  • BNM804  (PG) Enterprise Resource Planning 


  • Prof. of Operations and Supply Chain Management (Aug 2018 - )
  • Senior Lecturer, Aston Business School. (May 2014-Aug 2018)
  • Lecturer, Aston Business School. (May 2007 - Apr 2014)

  • Research Fellow, Aston Business School.  (September 2004 - May 2007)

  • Research Assistant, University of Strathclyde. (September 2002 - May 2003)

  • Research Assistant, University of Strathclyde. (February 2002 - June 2002)


  • PhD, University of Strathclyde, 2007.  Subject: Simulation of the effect of e-business on business processes.

  • MSc, University of Strathclyde, 2000. Subject: Management of competitive manufacturing.

  • BSc, Universidad de las Americas - Puebla, 1996. Subject: Chemical and Industrial Engineering.

Membership of Professional Bodies

Member, ACM SIGSIM, (2005 - Present)
Member, Production and Operations Management Society, (2005 - Present)
Member, Operational Research Society, (2004 - Present)
Member, European Association of Operations Management, (2002 - Present)
Member, Institution of Engineering and Technology, (2001 - Present)
Member, Institute of Operations Management.

External positions

External Examiner, University of Strathclyde

1 Oct 2019 → …

External Examiner, Ulster University

1 Oct 2015 → …


  • HD28 Management. Industrial Management
  • HD61 Risk Management
  • HE Transportation and Communications
  • TS Manufactures


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  • Fellow

    Albores, Pavel (Recipient), Nov 2013

    Prize: Election to learned society