• School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

20142019
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Personal profile

General

I joined Aston in 2019 as a Lecturer (Assisstant Professor) for Supply Chain Management and the programme director for undergraduate degrees in logistics and supply chain management and logistcis with purchasing management. Having spent the previous few years as a postdoctoral research fellow in Politecnico di Milano, a lecturer in MIP Graduate School of Business in Italy, and a research engineer in KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.

Prior to embarking on my academic research journey, I spent six years in various positions in multinational organisations, which laid the foundation to build a portfolio of diverse experience with involvement in supply chain and operations management, business development, and continuous improvement projects. 

Qualifications

- PhD (with Distinction) in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

- MSc in Production Engineering & Management, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

- MSc. in Production Engineering (partial completion), Cairo University, Egypt

- BSc. in Mechanical Design & Production Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt

Employment

- Lecturer (Assisstant Professor) for Supply chain management, Aston University, 2019 - to date

- Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Politecnico di Milano, 2017-2019

- Visiting PhD Researcher, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2014-2015

- PhD Researcher and graduate Teaching Asisstant. Politecnico di Milano, 2012-2014 and 2015-2016

- Research Engineer, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2012

- Various positions in production management and business development in multinational organisations (2004 - 2010)

Research Interests

My research is centred on designing supply chains with social and humanitarian impact, that is being achieved in a number of linked themes;

- Humanitarian logistics and supply chains (Managing unsolicited bilateral donations, aligning supply chain design and strategies in humanitarian settings, Developing collaborative research methodologies for the humanitarian supply chain)

- Enhancing the competitive advantage of SME suppliers by leveraging on horizontal collaboration, with a special focus on temporal supply networks (projects-based).

- Preparing supply chains for the Digital Transformation (Winner of best research paper award from IEEE Technology Management, 2018)

Researchgate Profile

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Teaching Activity

My teaching experience extends over five years in three institutions, below are titles of the modules I am contributing/ have contributed to (PG and UG);

- Technology Applications in the Supply Chain (BSc, module leader)

- Quantitative Tools for Supply Chain Planning (BSc, module leader)

- Supply Chain & Procurement Strategy (MSc)

 - Global Supply Networks (MSc, module coordinator)

- Purchasing and Supply Management (MSc, module coordinator)

- Supplier Relationship Management (MSc)

- Industrial Projects Management (MSc, module leader)

- Project and Programme Management (MSc)

- Industrial Plants (MSc)

- Industrial Risk Management (MSc)

- Chemical Projects Engineering and Management (MSc)

- Research Methods in Industrial Engineering and Management (MSc)

- Literature Review in Social Sciences and Engineering (PhD, guest lecturer)

 

Awards

- Best Paper Silver Award from IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (2018)

 - Best Research Paper Conference Award, 1st EDIM PhD Conference (2014)

- Best Research paper in Operations Management track, 2nd EDIM PhD Conference(2015)

Research Projects/Collaborations

- “Managing Unsolicited Donations in Humanitarian Supply Chains”. Role: Principal Investigator and project coordinator (2017 – Date)

- “Digital Transformation of the EPC Supply Chains”.  Role: Principal Investigator and project coordinator,  (2017 – Date).

- “Supply Network Configuration for SME suppliers in Projects Environment” Role: Principal Investigator, (2015 - 2019).

- “Balancing Supply Chain Efficiency and Effectiveness through Supply Chain (re)configuration”. Role: Principal Investigator (2015 - 2016).

- “Renewable Energy Park (RE-PARK)”. Role: Researcher (2012).

- “Lean Implementation in Public Service Sector”. Role: Principal Investigator (2011)

External Connections and Partnerships

I am collaborating/have collaborated with;

- The Humanitarian Logistics Association and The International Emergency Management Society, within the scope of humanitarian supply chain research.
- Collaboration with SAIPEM Innovation Factory (2017-2018), within the scope of supply chain digital transformation research 
- Several Italian national industrial bodies (e.g., ANIMP, ANIE, IPMA), within the scope of research on SC configuration and integration for SMEs.
- The National Cleaner Production Centre of Egypt.
- The council of supply chain management professionals (CSCMP), Spain roundtable.

Professional/editorial offices

- Invited Speaker in the Supply Chain Forum: Smarter Supply Chains, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Barcelona, Spain, 2018.

- Invited speaker in the 12th Inform Logistics Conference, Bratislava, Slovakia, 2018.

- Invited Speaker in the Erasmus Mundus Coordinators Conference, European Commission, Brussels, 2018

- Invited Speaker in “EU - Southern Mediterranean Seminar on Recognition of Credits and Qualifications”, Brussels - Invited by the EU DG Education and Culture, Brussels, July 2015.

- Member of the European Academic Committee - The Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society (IEOM), USA, 2018.

- Reviewer for the International Journal of Logistics Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications and the Palgrave Handbook for Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

- Organising Committee co-chair, 1st Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Middle East and Africa Convention Sustainable Development for Poverty Alleviation, Cairo, Egypt, 2008.

- Expert Evaluator for European Comission funded projects to Erasmus+ Student and Alumni Alliance (2018 - 2019)

- Chairperson – Course Quality Advisory Board, Erasmus Mundus Association, (2018 – 2019)

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Research Output 2014 2019

A Relational Framework for Collaboration in Temporal Supply Chain Contexts

Sabri, Y., Bravi, M., Micheli, G. J. L. & Cagno, E., 2019, p. 1-10.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Enablers
Supply chain
Assets
Competitive advantage
Governance

Humanitarian Supply Chain Configurations and Strategies for Managing Unsolicited Donations

Sabri, Y., Piraina, M. & Trucco, P., 2019, p. 1. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Supply chain
Supply chain strategy
Donation
Supply chain configuration
Disaster

In pursuit of supply chain fit

Sabri, Y., 12 Aug 2019, In : International Journal of Logistics Management. 30, 3, p. 821-844 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Supply chains
supply
organizational structure
centralization
uncertainty

Modularization as a system life cycle management strategy: Drivers, barriers, mechanisms and impacts

Micheli, G. J. L., Trucco, P., Sabri, Y. & Mancini, M., 10 Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Engineering Business Management. 11, p. 1-23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Modularization
Management strategy
Life cycle management
Ontology
Strategic choice

Supply Chain Digital Innovation in Complex Capital Projects

Sabri, Y., Trucco, P. & Morganti, I. S., 12 Apr 2019, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Technology Management, Operations and Decisions, ICTMOD 2018. IEEE, p. 262-267 6 p. 8691284. (2018 IEEE International Conference on Technology Management, Operations and Decisions (ICTMOD)).

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

Supply chains
Innovation
Feedback
Supply chain
Conceptual model

Prizes

Best Research Paper Silver Award

Yasmine Sabri (Recipient), Paolo Trucco (Recipient) & Ignazio Saverio Morganti (Recipient), Nov 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Silver

Jubilee appropriation Grant

Yasmine Sabri (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Sweden

Working Papers Series Award

Yasmine Sabri (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Other distinction

Industrial economics

International Mobility Scholarship

Yasmine Sabri (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

school

Best Research Paper - Operations Management Track

Yasmine Sabri (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)