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Samir S Dani joined the Business School in Feb 2014 as Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Prior to joining academia, Samir’s mechanical engineering background led him to work in the Indian automotive industry for five years. He completed his PhD at the Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing, Loughborough University, exploring buyer-supplier relationships within a psychological perspective. In 2005, he joined the Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing as Lecturer in Manufacturing Organisation, and in September 2008 left to join the School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University as Senior Lecturer in Operations Management.

Samir has experience of leading and working on various EPSRC projects in a diverse range of management issues from supply chain alignment to leadership to e-commerce. Samir has received nearly £600k in research funding from EPSRC (First Grant, INTERACT call 5), IMCRC, KTP, and from other sources for funding EngDoc and PhD students.

Samir has experience in teaching a wide variety of management topics at UG, PG, MBA and Exec education levels. He has been an external examiner at the University of Hull, University of Liverpool, Cardiff University, Heriot Watt and Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Supply chain management (risk, resilience and sustainability)
  • Food supply chains 
  • Operations management 
  • Systems engineering 
  • Human behaviour 
  • New business models 


  • Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Risk
  • Resilience
  • Sustainability
  • Food Supply Chains
  • Operations Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Human Behaviour
  • New Business Models

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Research Output 2008 2019

Decision Support Systems and Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain Risk Management

Baryannis, G., Dani, S., Validi, S. & Antoniou, G., Jan 2019, Revisiting Supply Chain Risk. Zsidisin, G. A. & Henke, M. (eds.). Springer, Cham, (Springer Series in Supply Chain Management; vol. 7).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Does Collaboration Pay in Agricultural Supply Chain? An Empirical Approach

Despoudi, S., Papaioannou, G., Saridakis, G. & Dani, S., 5 Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Production Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Supply chains
Sustainable development
Post harvest
Supply chain
motor vehicle
automotive industry
traffic safety

Introduction to the Special Issue on "Supply Chain Decision Making in Times of Unrest, Instability and Change"

Dani, S., Saridakis, G. & Papaioannou, G., 1 Jan 2018, In : Operations Research Perspectives. 5, p. 80-81 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
Supply chain management
Risk management
Artificial intelligence
Supply chains
Mathematical programming

Activities 2014 2017

  • 9 Oral presentation

Examining the Myths Around Autonomous Cars: What Does The Future Hold?

Alexandros Nikitas (Speaker), Eric Tchouamou Njoya (Speaker), Samir Dani (Speaker)
13 Jul 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Does Collaboration Pay in Agricultural Supply Chain? An Empirical Approach

Samir Dani (Speaker), Grammatoula Papaioannou (Speaker), George Saridakis (Speaker), Stella Despoudi (Speaker)
12 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Collaboration, Environmental Turbulence, and Postharvest Food Loss: An Empirical Study of the Greek Agricultural Supply Chain

Samir Dani (Speaker), Stella Despoudi (Speaker), Grammatoula Papaioannou (Speaker), George Saridakis (Speaker)
10 Jul 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Convergence of Ethics and Fraud: Challenges Facing Procurement Functions in Food Supply Chains

Samir Dani (Speaker), Liam Fassam (Speaker)
7 Sep 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Building a Case for Collaborative Risk Management with Visibility of Risks Across Supply Networks: Investigating the Effect of Supply Network Characteristics

Samir Dani (Speaker), Atanu Chaudhuri (Speaker)
5 Jul 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation