UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Faculty Profile

Dr Tashfeen Mahmood Azhar

Chairperson Department of Operations and Supply Chain, Professor

School of Business and Economics

Department of Operations and Supply Chain

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Dr. Tashfeen M. Azhar earned his Ph.D. in Industrial and Management Systems Engineering with a focus on Production Planning and Control, Fuzzy Mathematical Modeling, Computer Simulation, and Expert Systems from University of South Florida, U.S.A. Earlier he got his M.S. in Metallurgical Engineering and Material Sciences from University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A. and B.Sc. (Engg) in Metallurgical and Material Sciences from University of the Punjab, Pakistan. He has vast corporate experience in Operations and Supply Chain Management. His industrial and academic experience spans over more than three decades. He has served in the faculties of some of the leading business schools in Lahore. Moreover, his research work has been published in internationally recognized journals.

Dr. Tashfeen M. Azhar has focused his career on production planning, materials management, supply chain management and mathematical modelling. This experience includes launching of degree program and courses in the field of operations and supply chain management. He has conducted numerous workshops and currently teaches MBA, MS and Ph.D. level courses at SBE. Dr. Azhar also supervises MS and Ph.D. dissertations and currently a number of students are working on their theses under his supervision in the area of Supply Chain Management. 

INTEREST AREAS

  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Forecasting
  • Inventory Control

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • “A Multi-Attribute Product Life-Cycle Approach to Replacement Decisions: an Application of Saaty’s System-With-Feedback Method,” (with L.C. Leung), The Engineering Economist, Vol. 38 No. 4, Summer 1993.
  • “Fuzzy production planning model for fresh tomato packing,” (with W. A. Miller, L. C. Leung , and S. Sargent), International Journal of Production Economics, Volume 53, Issue 3, December 1997, Pages 227-238.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D.  University of South Florida, Tampa, Fl, U.S.A. (1993)
  • M.S. University of Pittsburgh, Pa, U.S.A. (1986)
  • B.Sc. (Engg) University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan (1977)

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Dean, School of Business and Economics, 2006-2009.
  • Associate Dean, School of Business and Economics, 2003-2006.
  • Associate Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences, 2001-2003.

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