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Dr shawkat-rahman


Centre of Intelligent Supply Chain Systems

Faculty of Business and Law

Shawkat is currently Lecturer in School of Business and Law. Shawkat has research interest in Supply Chain Modelling, Behaviour modelling using Agent based systems, Sustainable SCM and Returns Management. Shawkat was a Erasmus Mundus Fellow under ELink and Clink program under EU and worked in the University of Lumiere Lyon2, Lyon, France as visiting Faculty.

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Worked as a Lecturer and was part of the startup team behind United International University in Bangladesh. Shawkat worked as a SC academic and developed BSc and MSc courses in SCM and EBusiness in UIU. Since joining ARU, Shawkat has helped develop courses and training related to Supply Chain Management.

Spoken Languages
  • Bengali, English
Research interests
  • Agent based modelling and Simulation.
  • Sustainability and Sustainable supply chain
  • Returns Management
  • Industrial Revolution 4.0 and disruptive technologies
  • Supply Chain Games.
Areas of research supervision
  • Sustainable & Green Supply Chain Management
  • Disruptive technologies in Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable supply chain management, level 7
  • Supply Chain Strategy and Practice
  • Sustainability and Ethics, level 7
  • Operations management, level 7
  • Major project (dissertation supervisor), level 7
  • BS in Computer Science, East West University
  • Master of Business and IT, University of Melbourne
  • Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Cranfield University
  • PhD, University of Westminster
Memberships, editorial boards
  • CILT (Affiliate)
  • British Academy of Management
Selected recent publications

Rahman, S. and Li, Shuliang 2023. Multi-Agent-Based Modeling of Deshopping Behavior Considering Two or More Shops or Web Sites. The 9th International Conference on Information Management (ICIM2023). The University of Oxford, Oxford, England, UK 17 - 19 Mar 2023 IEEE . https://doi.org/10.1109/icim58774.2023.