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Dr. Nicoleta S Tipi is senior lecturer in the Business School, at The University of Huddersfield (UK).

She teaches modules in Logistics Operations Techniques, Supply Chain Modelling, Quantitative Methods and Global Logistics.

Nicoleta acts as a PhD project supervisor for a number of projects in the area of supply chain modelling and simulation, supply chain performance measurement systems and logistics education.

She has considerable industrial experience, having spent over three years in Unilever, Home and Personal Care Europe as a Supply Chain Modelling Manager. Prior this Nicoleta started her research career in Cranfield School of Management (UK), Transport and Logistics Department as a Research Fellow.

She received a PhD from The University of Sheffield (UK), Department of Automatic Control and System Engineering in the area of On-line scheduling and heuristic control of production and supply chain systems. She has an MA in Professional Development (Higher Education Practice) from the University of Huddersfield (UK). Nicoleta graduated with an engineering (Ing) degree in Computing and Automatic Control Engineering from The Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania).

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Supply Chain Modelling, Simulations and Supply Chain Dynamics
  • Feedback control techniques for supply chain systems
  • Supply Chains Performance Measurement Systems
  • International Packaging Logistics models and applications
  • Teaching Supply Chain Modelling
  • Logistics Skills and Competencies


  • Supply Chain Modelling
  • Sustainability
  • Operational Research
  • System Complexity

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Research Output 2000 2018

  • 9 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Editorial

Generation X versus Millennials communication behaviour on social media when purchasing food versus tourist services

Dabija, D-C., Bejan, B. M. & Tipi, N. 29 Mar 2018 In : E&M Economics and Management . 21, 1, p. 191-205 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Social media

Packaging redesign - benefits for the environment and the community

Georgakoudis, E., Tipi, N. & Bamford, C. 6 Mar 2018 In : International Journal of Sustainable Engineering. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supply chains
Research networks
Business schools
Academic research
Water supply
Developing countries
1 Citations

Productivity change in Nigerian seaports after reform: a Malmquist productivity index decomposition approach

Nwanosike, F. O., Tipi, N. S. & Warnock-Smith, D. 2 Oct 2016 In : Maritime Policy and Management. 43, 7, p. 798-811 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Activities 2016 2016

  • 2 Oral presentation

The Impact of Supply Chain Strategy on the Financial Performance: A Case Study of a Manufacturing Company

Tipi, N. (Speaker), Hubbard, N. (Speaker), Sara H. Elgazzar (Speaker)
3 Jul 2016

Activity: Oral presentation

The Impact of Supply Chain Characteristics on the Adoption of Innovation

Papalexi, M. (Speaker), Bamford, D. (Speaker), Dehe, B. (Speaker), Tipi, N. (Speaker)
6 Sep 2016

Activity: Oral presentation