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Professor Kieran Fernandes

Professor of Operations Management/ Associate Dean for Internationalisation

BEng(Hons), MSc, PhD, CEng, FRSA, FIET, FAcSS


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AffiliationRoom numberTelephone
Professor of Operations Management/ Associate Dean for Internationalisation in the Business SchoolMHL 536+44 (0) 191 33 45512
Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing +44 (0) 191 33 45200

Biography

Professor Kieran Jude Fernandes is the Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Development and Engagement) and Professor of Operations Management at the Durham University Business School. Prior to this role, he held the roles of Executive Dean (Interim), Associate Dean and Head of Department (Management & Marketing) at the Durham University Business School. Professor Fernandes is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, the Executive Director of the Northern Powerhouse Innovation Observatory, Fellow of University College Durham, and the Wolfson Research Institute. He held academic positions at the Universities of Warwick and York and as a consulting Professor at the Cabinet Office’s Civil Contingencies Secretariat. He was appointed by the UK Secretary of State for International Development as a Non-Executive Director of the UK National Commission (UKNC) for UNESCO with special responsibility for Higher Education, and in 2017 was elected vice-chair of the UKNC. He is a Director of the Global Gateway’s Federation and Governor at several schools. He currently sits on a range of advisory panels covering various aspects of Operations and Innovation Management and is on the Academic Advisory Council member of the Chartered Management Institute.

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Professor Kieran Jude Fernandes is the Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Development and Engagement) and Professor of Operations Management at the Durham University Business School. Prior to this role, he held the roles of Executive Dean (Interim), Associate Dean and Head of Department (Management & Marketing) at the Durham University Business School. Professor Fernandes is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, the Executive Director of the Northern Powerhouse Innovation Observatory, Fellow of University College Durham, and the Wolfson Research Institute.

Research interests

  • Operations Management
  • Innovation Diffusion
  • Complex Systems

Publications

Authored book

  • Tiwari, M., Chang, P., Fernandes, K. & Chan, F.T.S. (2015). Supply Chain Management: An Evolutionary Computing Approach. John Wiley & Sons.
  • Fernandes K., Xiong, Y. & Hayat, A. (2009). Tracking the Innovation Epidemic: A Framework for Innovation Measurement and Diffusion within the Pharmaceutical Sector. York: University of York.
  • Raja, V. & Fernandes, K. (2008). Reverse Engineering: An Industrial Perspective. London: Springer.

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