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Dr. Prasanta Kumar Dey is a professor in Operations and Information Management at Aston Business School, Aston University, UK. Prior to joining Aston University in 2004, he worked for 4 and half years with the University of West Indies in Barbados as a Director of a graduate project management program and 13 years in Indian Oil Corporation Limited, India as a project executive. He has a bachelor in mechanical engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, Master’s in Industrial engineering and management from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, and Doctoral degree in Production engineering from Jadavpur University. He specializes in low carbon supply chain management and project management. He has extensively published in the international refereed journals (e.g. IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management, International Journal of Production and Operations Management, International Journal of Production Economics, European Journal of Operation Research, Supply Chain Management International Journal, Energy). He is a visiting professor of Rouen Business School and Toulouse Business School in France, University of Deusto in Spain, University of South Australia, University of Bamberg in Germany, and University of Vienna in Austria. He is the founder co-editor of the International Journal of energy Sector Management. He has published more than one hundred research papers in the leading international refereed journals. He has accomplished several research projects funded by Ford Foundation, Research Council, UK, British Council, and West Midlands Manufacturing Advisory Services. His industry clients include Jaguar Land Rover, Rolls Royce, JCB, L’Oreal, NHS, Britons Carpet, Cemex, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Kuwait National Petroleum Company and Unocal.

Research Interests

  • Research with: Indian oil Corporation Limited, India; Government of Barbados; Unocal, Thailand, CEMAX, UK.

  • Managing operational and project risk in oil and gas industry,

  • Project management, Service operations management, supply chain management, total quality management and six-sigma, environmental management, applications of multi-criteria decision making in industry.

Teaching Activity

  • Total quality management  
  • Project management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • BN2284 (UG) Total Quality Management
  • BN3372 (UG) Supply Chain Management
  • BNM223 (PG)  Managing Projects


  • PhD Jadavpur University, India
  • Master's in Industrial Engineering and Management,Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.
  • Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering , Jadavpur University, India.

Contact Details

Phone:  +44(0)121 204 4011
Email:  p.k.dey@aston.ac.uk
Room: ABS273

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Research Output

Achieving sustainability through innovation-led lean approaches to manufacturing supply chains

Bhattacharya, A. & Dey, P. K., Jan 2020, In : International Journal of Production Economics. 219, p. 402-404 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  • Healthcare Supply Chain Management: Application in the Maltese Healthcare System

    Buttigieg, S., Bezzina, F., Xuereb, A. & Dey, P. K., 1 May 2020, In : Health Services Management Research. 33, 2, p. 55-65 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Wellbeing and Productivity in the Business Enterprise Sector: The Curse of SMEs

    Kharlamov, A., Chowdhury, S., Dey, P., Rodriguez-Espindola, O. & Ball, P., 1 Aug 2020, In : Academy of Management Proceedings. 2020, 1, 1 p., 18144.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract

  • A novel network data envelopment analysis model for performance measurement of Turkish electric distribution companies

    Petridis, K., Ünsal, M. G., Dey, P. K. & Örkcü, H. H., 1 May 2019, In : Energy. 174, p. 985-998 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Prizes

    10th hottest paper on Science Direct

    Dey, Prasanta (Recipient), 2010

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Emerald Literati Club Award for Excellence

    Dey, Prasanta (Recipient), 2002

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • MSc Scholarship (Industrial Engineering)

    Dey, Prasanta (Recipient), 1991

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


    International Journal of Operations and Production Management (Journal)

    Prasanta Dey (Editor)


    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

    International Scientific Committee of Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection: Strategies and procedures for developing nations conference

    Prasanta Dey (Member of programme committee)

    30 Sep 2012

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    International Journal of Energy Sector Management (Journal)

    Prasanta Dey (Editor)

    2012 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

    Production Planning and Control (Journal)

    Prasanta Dey (Editor)


    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

    Journal of Advances in Management Research (Journal)

    Prasanta Dey (Editorial board member)

    2011 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity