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Professor Sameh Saad BSc (Honours), MSc, PhD, CEng, MIET,PGCHE, MILT, FHEA, FCILT

Chair in Enterprise Modelling and Management


Summary

Professor Saad graduated with an honours degree in Production Engineering, MSc in Industrial Engineering and a PhD in Manufacturing Engineering from University of Nottingham.

About

His research interests and experience include design and analysis of manufacturing systems, production planning and control, reconfigurable manufacturing systems and next generation of manufacturing systems including Fractal and Biological Manufacturing Systems, computer simulation, ERP, lean enterprise and six sigma, fractal supply chain and sustainability/green manufacturing. He has published over 130 articles in various national and international academic journals and conferences, including keynote addresses and a book. He received the 1998 and 2005 Award of Excellence for some of his publications from Emerald. He also has four patents.

One of his recent research works on the 21st Century Manufacturing Systems funded by EPSRC was rated outstanding and internationally leading research grant. He has supervised/examined massive number of PhD projects and acted as a referee and a member of editorial boards of many of prestigious international journals and conferences; he also acted as a referee for EPSRC and as an external examiner for number of universities in UK, Europe and Australia.

Teaching

Department of Engineering and Mathematics

Business, Technology and Enterprise

Industrial Collaborative Engineering

MBA Industrial Management

MEng Aerospace Engineering
MSc Advanced Engineering

MSc Advanced Engineering and Management
MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering
BEng Hon Manufacturing Engineering (top-up)

BSc Hon Engineering: Mechanical
BA Hon Logistics Management

Manufacturing Systems

IT in Design and Operations of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Lean Operations and Six Sigma

Logistics and Enterprise Information Systems
Business Process Management

Design Simulation and Operation of Manufacturing Systems
Process Improvement and Lean Manufacturing

Research

Professor Saad has led several high profile research and consultancy programmes in collaboration with leading industrial organizations such as BAE SYSTEMS, Rolls Royce, Doncaster Bramah, Boots, WAVIN, VOLOV Sweden, and Dowty Group USA. In recognition of novel solutions that he developed, BAS SYSTEMS has been sponsoring his readership until he became a chair in Enterprise Modelling and Management in 2006. He has also developed academic and research links with many universities in UK and internationally including Germany, Poland, Egypt, Turkey, Libya and China.

Publications

Key Publications

Saad, S., & Bahadori, R. (2018). Development of an information fractal to optimise inventory in the supply network. International Journal of Service and Computing Oriented Manufacturing, 3 (2/3), 127-150. http://doi.org/10.1504/IJSCOM.2018.091620

Saad, S., & Bahadori, R. (2019). Development of a Dynamic InformationFractal Framework to Monitor and OptimiseSustainability in Food Distribution Network. International Journal of Food Engineering (IJEF). http://doi.org/10.1515/ijfe-2018-0061

Journal articles

Saad, S.M., Bahadori, R., & Jafarnejad, H. (2021). The smart SME technology readiness assessment methodology in the context of industry 4.0. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. http://doi.org/10.1108/jmtm-07-2020-0267

Saad, S.M., Bahadori, R., Jafarnejad, H., & Putra, M.F. (2021). Smart Production Planning and Control: Technology Readiness Assessment. Procedia Computer Science, 180, 618-627. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2021.01.284

Saad, S., & Bahadori, R. (2020). Logistics capabilities measurement in the fractal supply network. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management (IJLSM), 36 (2), 251-281. http://doi.org/10.1504/IJLSM.2020.107388

Saad, S., & Bahadori, R. (2019). Introducing a unique inventory control framework for centralized VMI and JIT production. IFAC-PapersOnline, 52 (13), 1045-1050. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2019.11.333

Saad, S., & Khamkham, M. (2018). Development of an integrated quality management conceptual framework for manufacturing organisations. Procedia manufacturing, 17, 587-594. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.promfg.2018.10.100

Saad, S.M., Merino Perez, C.D., & Vega Alvarado, V.E. (2017). Development of a mechanism to facilitate the safety stock planning configuration in ERP. Production & Manufacturing Research, 5 (1), 42-56. http://doi.org/10.1080/21693277.2017.1322541

Mohamed, A., & Saad, S. (2016). Development of risk assessment model for equipment within the petroleum industry. IFAC Papers Online, 49 (28), 37-42. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.11.007

Saad, S. (2016). The impact of external disturbances on the performance of a cellular manufacturing systems. International Journal of Service and Computing Oriented Manufacturing, 2 (1), 1-32. http://doi.org/10.1504/IJSCOM.2016.075416

Saad, S., & Al afifi, M. (2015). The ABCD Validation Management Tool for business excellence models. WSEAS Transaction on Business and Economics, 12, 363-376. http://www.wseas.org/multimedia/journals/economics/2015/a685807-379.pdf

Saad, S., Kunhu, N., & Mohamed, A. (2015). A fuzzy-AHP multi-criteria decision making model for procurement process. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management (IJLSM), 23 (1), 1-24. http://doi.org/10.1504/IJLSM.2016.073295

Saad, S., & Al Afifi, M. (2015). ABCD analysis- a new validation model for Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP). International Journal of Economics and Statistics, 3, 128-140. http://www.naun.org/main/NAUN/economics/2015/a322015-161.pdf

Saad, S., & Aririguzo, J. (2012). Simulating the integration of original equipment manufacturing and suppliers in fractal environment. International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling (IJSPM), 7 (3), 148-158. http://doi.org/10.1504/IJSPM.2012.049151

Saad, S., & Lassila, A.M. (2010). Methodology for dynamic scheduling and control in biological manufacturing systems. International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 5 (3), 268. http://doi.org/10.1504/IJISE.2010.031961

Khalil, J., Saad, S., & Gindy, N. (2009). An integrated cost optimisation maintenance model for industrial equipment. Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, 15 (1), 106-118. http://doi.org/10.1108/13552510910943912

Koh, S.C.L., Gunasekaran, A., & Saad, S.M. (2007). Tackling uncertainty in ERP-controlled manufacturing environment: A knowledge management approach. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY, 31 (7-8), 833-840.

Koh, S.C.L., & Saad, S.M. (2007). Benchmarking the management of operations and information systems. Benchmarking: An International Journal, 14 (1), 23-26. http://doi.org/10.1108/bij.2007.13114aaa.001

Saad, S.M., & Gindy, N.N.Z. (2007). Future shape of the responsive manufacturing enterprise. Benchmarking, 14 (1), 140-152. http://doi.org/10.1108/14635770710730982

Koh, S.C.L., Gunasekaran, A., & Saad, S.M. (2006). Parts verification for multi-level-dependent demand manufacturing systems: a recognition and classification structure. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY, 31 (3-4), 305-315.

Saad, S., Khalil, E., Fowkes, C., Basarab-Horwath, I., & Perera, T. (2006). Taboo search vs genetic algorithms in solving and optimising PCB problems. Journal of manufacturing technology management, 17 (4), 521-536. http://doi.org/10.1108/17410380610662988

Koh, S.C.L., Saad, S., & Arunachalam, S. (2006). Competing in the 21st century supply chain through supply chain management and enterprise resource planning integration. International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 36 (6), 455-465. http://doi.org/10.1108/09600030610677401

Saad, S., & Perera, T. (2006). Guest editorial. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 17 (4), 29. http://doi.org/10.1108/jmtm.2006.06817daa.001

Saad, S., Perera, T., Gindy, N.N.Z., Cerit, B., & Hodgson, A. (2006). Technology roadmapping for the next generation manufacturing enterprise. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 17 (4), 404-416. http://doi.org/10.1108/17410380610662843

Koh, S.C.L., & Saad, S.M. (2006). Managing uncertainty in ERP-controlled manufacturing environments in SMEs. International Journal of Production Economics, 101 (1 SPEC. ISS), 109-127. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2005.05.011

Saad, S.M., & Lassila, A.M. (2006). An integrated approach for shop floor configuration in fractal manufacturing systems. International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 2 (2), 109-123. http://doi.org/10.1504/IJSOM.2006.009496

Koh, S.C.L., Gunasekaran, A., & Saad, S.M. (2005). A business model for uncertainty management. Benchmarking, 12 (4), 383-400. http://doi.org/10.1108/14635770510609042

Koh, S.C.L., Gunasekara, A., Saad, S.M., & Arunachalam, S. (2005). Uncertainty in ERP-Controlled Manufacturing Systems. International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems (IJEIS), 1 (3), 17-34. http://doi.org/10.4018/jeis.2005070102

Koh, S.C.L., Gunasekaran, A., & Saad, S.M. (2005). An empirical study of the effects of uncertainty on SME manufacturers. International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 1 (4), 395-425. http://doi.org/10.1504/IJSOM.2005.007500

Koh, S.C.L., Saad, S.M., & Padmore, J. (2004). Development and implementation of a generic order release scheme for modelling MRP-controlled finite-capacitated manufacturing environments. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING, 17 (6), 561-576.

Koh, S.C.L., & Saad, S. (2004). Modelling uncertainty under a multi-echelon ERP-controlled manufacturing system. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 15 (3), 239-253. http://doi.org/10.1108/17410380410523470

Saad, S.M., Pickett, N., & Kittiaram, K. (2004). An integrated model for order release and due-date demand management. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 15 (1), 76-89. http://doi.org/10.1108/09576060410512356

Koh, S.C.L., & Saad, S.M. (2003). A holistic approach to diagnose uncertainty in ERP-controlled manufacturing shop floor. PRODUCTION PLANNING & CONTROL, 14 (3), 273-289.

Saad, S.M., Baykasoglu, A., & Gindy, N.N.Z. (2002). An integrated framework for reconfiguration of cellular manufacturing systems using virtual cells. PRODUCTION PLANNING & CONTROL, 13 (4), 381-393.

Saad, S.M., Baykasoglu, A., & Gindy, N.N.Z. (2002). A new integrated system for loading and scheduling in cellular manufacturing. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING, 15 (1), 37-49.

Koh, S.C.L., & Saad, S.M. (2002). Development of a business model for diagnosing uncertainty in ERP environments. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 40 (13), 3015-3039.

Koh, S.C.L., Saad, S.M., & Jones, M.H. (2002). Uncertainty under MRP-planned manufacture: review and categorization. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 40 (10), 2399-2421.

Gindy, N.N., Saad, S.M., & Yue, Y. (1999). Manufacturing responsiveness through integrated process planning and scheduling. International Journal of Production Research, 37 (11), 2399-2418. http://doi.org/10.1080/002075499190572

Gindy, N.N., & Saad, S.M. (1998). Flexibility and responsiveness of machining environments. Integrated Manufacturing Systems, 9 (4), 218-227. http://doi.org/10.1108/09576069810217801

Saad, S.M., & Byrne, M.D. (1998). Comprehensive simulation analysis of a flexible hybrid assembly system. Integrated Manufacturing Systems, 9 (3), 156-167. http://doi.org/10.1108/09576069810210394

Saad, S.M., & Gindy, N.N. (1998). Handling internal and external disturbances in responsive manufacturing environments. Production Planning and Control, 9 (8), 760-770. http://doi.org/10.1080/095372898233533

Conference papers

Saad, S., Bhovar, C., Bahadori, R., & Zhang, H. (2021). Industry 4.0 Application in Lean Manufacturing- A Systematic Review. In ICMR2021: 18th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Derby, UK, 7 September 2021 - 9 September 2021 (pp. 341-346). IOS press: http://doi.org/10.3233/ATDE210059

Saad, S.M., Bahadori, R., Zhang, H., & Albaqami, A. (2021). Technology Roadmapping Application in Smart City's Development. In ICMR2021: 18th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Virtual, 7 September 2021 - 9 September 2021 (pp. 368-373). IOS Press: http://doi.org/10.3233/ATDE210063

Saad, S., & Bahadori, R. (2019). Pollution routing problem with time window and split delivery. In Bruzzone, A., Janosy, J.S., Nicoletti, L., & Zacharewicz, G. (Eds.) The International Workshop on Simulation for Energy, Sustainable Development & Environment (SESDE), LISBON, PORTUGAL, 18 September 2019 - 20 September 2019 (pp. 23-29). DIME UNIVERSITÀ DI GENOVA, DIMEG UNIVERSITY OF CALABRIA: http://www.msc-les.org/conf/sesde2019/authors_instruction.html

Saad, S., & Alnuaimi, S. (2019). A Conceptual Development of the Next Generation of Innovation Management. Advances in Transdisciplinary Engineering, 9, 393-398. http://doi.org/10.3233/ATDE190069

Saad, S.M., & Khamkham, M. (2019). Evaluation of the CSFs for Successful Implementation of Integrated Quality Management Performance. Advances in Transdisciplinary Engineering, 9, 467-472. http://doi.org/10.3233/ATDE190082

Saad, S., & Bahadori, R. (2018). Sustainability evaluation of last mile food delivery: Pickup point using lockers versus home delivery. International Food Operations and Processing Simulation Workshop, FoodOPS 2018, 37-42. http://www.proceedings.com/41373.html

Saad, S.M., Noguera, I., Bahadori, R., & Saad, S. (2018). The impact of a consignment inventory strategy in pharmaceutical retail industry. Advances in Transdisciplinary Engineering, 8, 297-302. http://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-902-7-297

Saad, S.M., Hatami, S., & Bahadori, R. (2018). Exploring the role of outsourcing in food supply chain sustainability-a review. Advances in Transdisciplinary Engineering, 8, 479. http://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-902-7-479

Saad, S.M., & Khamkham, M. (2018). Ahp model for evaluating the strategic drivers of quality management performance in manufacturing organisations. Advances in Transdisciplinary Engineering, 8, 447-452. http://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-902-7-447

Saad, S.M., Elsaghier, E.H., & Ezaga, D. (2018). Planning and optimising petroleum supply chain. Procedia Manufacturing, 17, 803-810. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.promfg.2018.10.131

Saad, S.M., Bahadori, R., & Ravisankar, J. (2017). Sustainable distribution system in food retail sector-a simulation modelling approach. International Food Operations and Processing Simulation Workshop, FoodOPS 2017, Held at the International Multidisciplinary Modeling and Simulation Multiconference, I3M 2017, 45-50. http://www.proceedings.com/36082.html

Saad, S.M., & Bahadori, R. (2017). The impact of replenishment frequency on the logistics cost: a simulation approach. 19th International Conference on Harbor, Maritime and Multimodal Logistics Modeling and Simulation, HMS 2017, Held at the International Multidisciplinary Modeling and Simulation Multiconference, I3M 2017, 62-67. http://www.proceedings.com/36083.html

Saad, S., Elsaghier, E.H., & Ezaga, D. (2017). Design and planning petroleum supply chain. In Gao, J., El Souri, M., & Keates, S. (Eds.) Advances in Manufacturing Technology. XXXI : Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Incorporating the 32nd National Conference on Manufacturing Research, September 5–7, 2017, University of Greenwich, UK, (pp. 351-356). Amsterdam: IOS Press: http://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-792-4-351

Saad, S.M., & Khamkham, M. (2017). Development of a six-sigma and TQM integration model for business excellence. Advances in Transdisciplinary Engineering, 333-338. http://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-792-4-333

Saad, S.M., & Bahadori, R. (2017). The impact of replenishment frequency on the logistics cost-a simulation approach. International Conference on Harbour, Maritime and Multimodal Logistics Modelling and Simulation, 62-67.

Saad, S., & Ogunsanwo, A. (2016). Conceptual understanding, design and management of supply chain in 21st century - a review. In Goh, Y.M., & Case, K. (Eds.) Advances in manufacturing technology XXX : Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, incorporating the 31st National Conference on Manufacturing Research, September 6-8, 2016 Loughborough University, UK, (pp. 445-500). Amsterdam: IOS Press: http://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-668-2-445

Saad, S., & Bahadori, R. (2016). An information fractal for supply network inventory optimisation. In Affenzeller, M., Longo, F., Merkuryev, Y., Bruzzone, A.G., & Piera, M.A. (Eds.) 18th International Conference on Harbor, Maritime and Multimodal Logistics Modeling and Simulation (HMS 2016) : held at the 13th International Multidisciplinary Modeling and Simulation Multiconference (I3M 2016) : Larnaca, Cyprus, 26-28 September 2016, (pp. 28-34). Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates, Inc. (2016): http://www.proceedings.com/32104.html

Mohamed, A., & Saad, S. (2016). Fuzzy analytical hierarchy process for the selection of maintenance policies within petroleum industry. In Goh, Y.M., & Case, K. (Eds.) Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXX : Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, incorporating the 31st National Conference on Manufacturing Research, September 6-8, 2016 Loughborough University, UK, (pp. 529-534). Amsterdam: IOS Press: http://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-668-2-529

Saad, S., & Khamkham, M. (2016). Development of Lean Six-Sigma conceptual implementation model for manufacturing organisations. In Goh, Y.M., & Case, K. (Eds.) Advances in manufacturing technology XXX : Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, incorporating the 31st National Conference on Manufacturing Research, September 6-8, 2016 Loughborough University, UK, (pp. 497-502). Amsterdam: IOS Press: http://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-668-2-497

Saad, S., & Bahadori, R. (2016). Responsiveness optimisation in the fractal supply network. In Goh, Y.M., & Case, K. (Eds.) Advances in manufacturing technology XXX : Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, incorporating the 31st National Conference on Manufacturing Research, September 6-8, 2016 Loughborough University, UK, (pp. 457-462). Amsterdam: IOS Press: http://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-668-2-457

Saad, S.M., & Alafeefi, M.N. (2016). Innovation process improvement - A best practice approach. 15th International Conference on Modeling and Applied Simulation, MAS 2016, 1-8.

Saad, S.M., & Bagheri, A. (2015). Economies of scale and scope in manufacturing systems - A benchmarking approach. 14th International Conference on Modeling and Applied Simulation, MAS 2015, 125-131.

Saad, S.M., & Gómez, C.R. (2014). System reactivity components in cellular manufacturing subjected to frequent unavailability of physical and human resources. SIMULTECH 2014 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications.

Saad, S., Aririguzo, J., & Perera, T. (2013). Supplier selection criteria in fractal supply network. In Emmanouilidis, C., Taisch, M., & Kiritsis, D. (Eds.) International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems, Rhodes Island, Greece, 24 September 2012 - 26 September 2012 (pp. 544-551). Berlin: Springer-Verlag: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40361-3_69

Aririguzo, J., & Saad, S. (2011). Genetic algorithm approach to modelling fractal manufacturing layout. In Bruzzone, A., Frydman, C., Massei, M., McGinnis, M., Piera, M.A., & Zacharewicz, G. (Eds.) International Conference on modelling and applied simulation, Rome, Italy, 12 September 2011 - 14 September 2011 (pp. 126-135). Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates

Darmanata, J., Somohano, C., Saad, S., & Perera, T. (2010). A sustainability value system principle for a global supply chain. IET conference publications, 565, 329-334. http://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2010.0453

Saad, S.M., & Aririguzo, J.C. (2009). Simulating the integration of original equipment manufacturer and suppliers in fractal environment. International Workshop on Modeling and Applied Simulation, MAS 2009, Held at the International Mediterranean and Latin American Modeling Multiconference, I3M 2009, 293-300.

Saad, S.M., Lau, K.H., & Omer, A. (2009). Design and analysis of oil production area - A simulation approach. Proceedings - 23rd European Conference on Modelling and Simulation, ECMS 2009, 52-59. http://doi.org/10.7148/2009-0052-0059

Saad, S.M., & Lassila, A.M. (2007). Intelligent decentralised scheduling in a biological manufacturing system environment. ICRM 2007 - 4th International Conference on Responsive Manufacturing.

Saad, S.M., & Aririguzo, J.C. (2007). Strategic integration of lean and agile paradigms in the supply chain. ICRM 2007 - 4th International Conference on Responsive Manufacturing.

Khalil, J.M.B., Saad, S.M., & Gindy, N.N. (2007). Responsive prioritisation for equipment breakdowns -an anp approach. ICRM 2007 - 4th International Conference on Responsive Manufacturing.

Koh, S.C.L., & Saad, S.M. (2007). The impact of uncertainty on delivery performance in make-to-stock, make-to-order and mixed-mode supply chains. ICRM 2007 - 4th International Conference on Responsive Manufacturing.

Koh, S.C.L., & Saad, S.M. (2006). Managing uncertainty in ERP-controlled manufacturing environments in SMEs. In 17th International Conference on Production Research, Virginia Polytech Inst & State Univ, 1 August 2003 (pp. 109-127).

Lassila, A.M., Saad, S.M., Perera, T., Koch, T., & Chrobot, J. (2005). Modelling and simulation of human-centred assembly systems - A real case study. In 6th IFIP International Conference on Information Technology for Balanced Automation Systems in Manufacturing and Services, Vienna, AUSTRIA, 27 September 2004 - 29 September 2004 (pp. 405-412).

Khalil, J., Saad, S.M., Gindy, N., & MacKechnie, K. (2005). A maintenance policy selection tool for industrial machine parts. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, 159, 431-440. http://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-22829-2_46

Saad, S.M., & Lassila, A.M. (2004). Layout design in fractal organizations. In 17th International Conference on Production Research, Virginia Polytech Inst & State Univ, Blacksburg, VA, 1 August 2003 (pp. 3529-3550).

Koh, S.C.L., & Saad, S.M. (2004). The use of intelligent feedback for work order release in an uncertain manufacturing system. In 13th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, Univ S Florida Tampa FL, 1 June 2003 (pp. 517-527).

Koh, S.C.L., & Saad, S.M. (2004). The use of intelligent feedback for work order release in an uncertain manufacturing system. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 20 (6 SPEC. ISS), 517-527. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.rcim.2004.07.006

Saad, S.M., Perera, T., & Wickramarachchi, R. (2003). Simulation of distributed manufacturing enterprises: A new approach. In 36th Winter Simulation Conference, NEW ORLEANS, LA, 2003 - 2003 (pp. 1167-1173).

Saad, S.M. (2003). The reconfiguration issues in manufacturing systems. In 9th International Manufacturing Conference, HONG KONG, PEOPLES R CHINA, 16 August 2000 - 17 August 2000 (pp. 277-283).

Koh, S.C.L., & Saad, S.M. (2003). MRP-controlled manufacturing environment disturbed by uncertainty. In 12th International Conference of Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM), DRESDEN UNIV TECHNOL DRESDEN GERMANY, 2002 (pp. 157-171).

Saad, S.M., Perera, T., & Wickramarachchi, R. (2003). A structured approach for the implementation of distributed manufacturing simulation. In 15th European Simulation Symposium Conference, Delft Univ Technol, Delft, NETHERLANDS, 26 October 2003 - 29 October 2003 (pp. 437-442).

Saad, S., Gomez, C.R., & Gindy, N. (2001). The impact of external disturbances on the performance of a cellular manufacturing system. In Affenzeller, M., Bruzzone, A.G., De Felice, F., Del Rio Vilas, D., Frydman, C., Massei, M., & Merkuryev, Y. (Eds.) 12th International Conference on Modeling and Applied Simulation (MAS 2013), (pp. 194-203). Caltek s.r.l

Book chapters

Saad, S., & Bahadori, R. (2015). Cycle stock optimisation in the fractal supply network. In Pawar, K.S., Rogers, H., & Ferrari, E. (Eds.) The proceedings of 20th International Symposium on Logistics (ISL) : reflections on supply chain research and practice. (pp. 124-131). Nottingham University Business School: http://www.isl21.org/wp-content/uploads/pdf/ISL_2015_Proceedings.pdf

Simon, M. (2004). Product life cycle modelling. In Saad, S., & Perera, T. (Eds.) Advances in manufacturing technology. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University

Simon, M. (2004). Decision-making in product life cycle information networks. In Saad, S., & Perera, T. (Eds.) Advances in manufacturing technology. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University

Reports

Zhang, H., Saad, S., & Jon, M. (2018). Harnessing Brexit, Technology and Insight - British manufacturers; maintaining a competitive edge in an age of uncertainty & opportunity. Sheffield Hallam University and SSG Insight.

Theses / Dissertations

Bahadori, R. (2018). Development of a framework for configuring fractal supply networks and logistics capabilities. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Saad, S. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00116

Elsaghier, E.H. (2017). Planning and optimising of petroleum industry supply chain and logistics under uncertainty. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Saad, S. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00052

Khamkham, M. (2017). Development of an integrated quality management Framework for manufacturing organisations. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Saad, S. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00015

Mohamed, A.M.A. (2016). An integrated framework for maintenance optimisation with petroleum industry. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Saad, S.

Al Afifi, M.N.A. (2015). Leadership best practice for sustaining business excellence in innovative organisations. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Saad, S.

Zaghinin, M.S. (2012). Development of an environmental impact model for the steel industry in Libya. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Perera, T., & Saad, S.

Almeraikhi, A.M. (2010). An integrated framework for multi-project planning and control. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Saad, S.

Matoss, E.A. (2010). Maintenance scheduling and inventory control policy in aviation industry : An integrated framework. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Saad, S.

Omer, A.I.E. (2009). An integrated framework for optimisation of oil field production area. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Saad, S.

Khalil, E. (2008). Intelligent planning and control of multi-assembly systems. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Saad, S., & Basarab-Horwath, I.

Abdelmotleb, F.A. (2008). Development of Total Quality Management framework for Libyan health care organisations. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Saad, S.

Lassila, A.-.M. (2007). Reference architecture for configuration, planning and control of 21st century manufacturing systems. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Saad, S.

Wickramarachchi, A.P.R. (2004). Modelling large scale enterprises : A distributed simulation approach. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Saad, S.

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