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Dr. KANNAN GOVINDAN

Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management,

Head, Centre for Sustainable Supply Chain Engineering, 

Department of Technology and Innovation, University of Southern Denmark,

Odense, DENMARK. Mail ID :kgov@iti.sdu.dk

Contact number : 0045-65503188 (Mobile & Office)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professor and Center Head of Centre for Sustainable Supply Chain Engineering, Department of Technology and Innovation, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), April 2017 – current,

Professor and Center Head of Centre for Engineering Operations Management, Department of Technology and Innovation, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), November 2015 – March 2017,

Professor (MSO) of Department of Business and Economics, SDU, October 2014 –October 2015,

Associate Professor of Department of Business and Economics, SDU, August 2008 –September 2014.

Senior Lecturer of Dept. of Production Engg., National Institute of Technology, July 2007- July 2008.

Lecturer of Dept. of Production Engg., National Institute of Technology, March 2006 – June 2007.

Visiting Scholar, Clark University, USA,   April 2011- June 2011, Feb 2012- June 2012.

Visiting Professor of UNESP, Bauru, Brazil,   July 2012 –Aug 2012, June 2013, May 2014 – June 2014, May 2015. Visiting Professor of Luangwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, Dec 2013- Jan 2014, Dec 2014.

Visiting Scholar of  Dalian University of Technology, China,  July 2011, Aug 2013

Visiting Professor and Visiting Scholar of  Dalian Maritime University, China,  Aug 2012- Sep 2012, Dec 2012 – Jan 2013, April 2013- May 2013, April 2014- May 2014.

Adjunct Professor of Beijing Jiaotong University, China, Dec 2016 – Dec 2019,

Tianjin Distinguished Professor, Tianjin Province, China, Jan 2016- Dec 2018.

Adjunct Professor of School of Economics and Management, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China, Dec 2018 – Dec 2021.

TEACHING INTEREST

  • Green Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainability
  • Operation Management
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Supply chain links and ERP
  • Supply chain Inventory & Production Planning
  • Service Operation Management
  • Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Multi attribute decision making

Research areas

  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable Operations Management
  • Sustainable Circular Economy
  • Green Supply Chain Management
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Closed Loop Supply Chain
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Sustainable Consumption and Production
  • Extended Producer Responsibility
  • Industry 4.0 with Sustainable Supply Chain focus 
  • Resource and energy efficient supply chain / manufacturing 
  • Supply Chain Network Design
  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Supply Chain Decision Making and Optimization
  • Optimizations Methods
  • Decision Analysis
  • Multi Attribute Decision Making methods (Multi Criteria Decision Making and Multi Objective Decision Making)
  • Analytical Modelling Fuzzy and Grey Set Theory
  • Quality Engineering

Research information

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling, Inderscience Publishers, Switzerland

International Journal of Advanced Operations Management, Inderscience Publishers, Switzerland

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

International Journal of Applied Industrial Engineering (IJAIE) (Dec 2009 – till date)

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Journal of Cleaner Production (JCLP) (Aug 2015 – till date)

EDITOR

Annals of Operations Research (ANOR) (Sep 2018 – till date)

 AREA  EDITOR

Information Systems and Operational Research (INFOR) (June 2016 – till date)

RESEARCH IMPACTS(Google Scholar)

  • Published over 350 peer-reviewed research articles in journals, conferences and books.
  • h-index of 66
  • Total citation 15482 (until 26 March 2019)

 

 

Research areas

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Optimization
  • Operation analysis
  • Network Models
  • Supply Chain Operation Referende Model
  • Ecological Footprint
  • Quantitative Methods

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Research Output 2006 2019

A Benders decomposition approach for a real case supply chain network design with capacity acquisition and transporter planning: wheat distribution network

Naderi, B., Govindan, K. & Soleimani, H., 15. Feb 2019, In : Annals of Operations Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Supply chain network
Network design
Benders decomposition
Planning
Distribution network

A framework for evaluation of supply chain coordination by contracts under O2O environment

Govindan, K. & Malomfalean, A., Sep 2019, In : International Journal of Production Economics. 215, p. 11-23

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Supply chains
Industry
Game theory
Profitability

A green home health care supply chain: New modified simulated annealing algorithms

Fathollahi-Fard, A. M., Govindan, K., Hajiaghaei-Keshteli, M. & Ahmadi, A., 10. Dec 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 240, 118200.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Home health care
simulated annealing
Simulated annealing
health care
Supply chains

A hybrid MCDM-FMOO approach for sustainable supplier selection and order allocation

Mohammed, A., Harris, I. & Govindan, K., Nov 2019, In : International Journal of Production Economics. 217, p. 171-184

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Multiobjective optimization
Sustainable development
Decision making
Supply chains
Economics

An accelerated benders decomposition algorithm for a bi-objective green closed loop supply chain network design problem

Mardan, E., Govindan, K., Mina, H. & Gholami-Zanjani, S. M., 20. Oct 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 235, p. 1499-1514

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

network design
Supply chains
decomposition
Decomposition
Mathematical models

Activities 2008 2018

  • 12 Editor of research journal
  • 1 Talks and presentations in private or public companies

VI Brazilian Conference on Life Cycle Management – GCV2018

Kannan Govindan, M.E., PhD., (Keynote speaker)
17. Jun 201820. Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Industrial Management & Data Systems (Journal)

Kannan Govindan, M.E., PhD., (Editor)
1. Jan 2016 → …

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewEditor of research journalResearch

INFOR: Information Systems and Operational Research (Journal)

Kannan Govindan, M.E., PhD., (Editor)
2016 → …

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewEditor of research journalResearch

Journal of Cleaner Production (Journal)

Kannan Govindan, M.E., PhD., (Editor)
1. Aug 2015 → …

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewEditor of research journalResearch

Technological and Economic Development of Economy (Journal)

Kannan Govindan, M.E., PhD., (Editor)
1. May 2015 → …

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewEditor of research journalResearch

Projects 2011 2019

Prizes

2018 Most Cited Paper Award

Kannan Govindan, M.E., PhD., (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

logistics
recycling
resource conservation
analysis
method

2018 Highly cited researcher award

Kannan Govindan, M.E., PhD., (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

engineering
Green supply chain management
Resource conservation
Conservation of resources

Teaching & Supervision

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Jan Stentoft & Kannan Govindan, M.E., PhD.,

01/09/201531/01/2018

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Supply Chain Analytics

Jan Stentoft & Kannan Govindan, M.E., PhD.,

01/02/201730/06/2017

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching