Director of Operations Management and Director of the Business and Management Research Institute, University of Bedfordshire
Professor Ram Ramanathan is the Director of Business and Management Research Institute, in the Business School of the University of Bedfordshire, Luton, UK. In the past, he has worked and taught in a number of countries, including the UK, Finland, the Netherlands, Oman and India. His research interests include the use of Big Data, Internet of Things and Blockchain technologies for productivity improvement in enterprises and also for social causes. Ram has successfully completed more than 30 research projects across the world. His current research projects as Principal Investigator include: (i) the REAMIT project (www.reamit.eu) funded by the Interreg North West Europe aimed at using big data and IoT technologies for reducing food waste in the agribusiness supply chain (nearly 5 million Euro) and (ii) the TAF project (www.thetafproject.com) funded by the Newton Fund for improving productivity of artisanal fishing in Brazil using IoT sensors (nearly £100,000). In addition, Ram is on the editorial boards of several journals and in the technical/advisory committees of several international conferences in his field. He has produced five books, more than 130 research publications in journals and more than 170 conference presentations.
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