Usha Ramanathan  5288
  • Usha Ramanathan

  • Professor
  • Ext: 5240

Professor Usha Ramanathan has joined the Ajman University in 2021. Usha has rich knowledge and experience in the areas of supply chain management specific to food and textile, logistics and operations management, e-commerce and modelling. Prof Usha earned her PhD from the University of Nottingham Business School, UK. Usha has held various academic roles in UK universities, Sultanate of Oman and India. Her international teaching experience spans for more than 25 years. Usha’s research articles are published in internationally recognized top ranked journals. Usha has been successful in obtaining research funding for her research projects from the British Council, the British Academy, GCRF-QR fund and Inter-regional North-West Europe fund. Prof Usha is also holding a significant role as the Professor of Sustainability and Supply chains in Nottingham Trent University, UK at a fractional level.

Education
  • PhD, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, 2010
  • SFHEA, HEA,UK, 2020
  • MBA, ICFAI University, India,2005
  • MSc, Madurai Kamaraj University, India, 1992
Experience
  • Professor of Managment, College of Business Administration, Ajman University, Ajman, UAE, 2021
  • Professor of Sustainability and Supply Chains, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom, 2016
  • Senior Lecturer, University of Bedfordshire Business School, United Kingdom, 2011
  • Senior Lecturer, Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University, United Kingdom, 2010
  • Research Scholar, Operations Management, Nottingham University Business School, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 2006
  • Sultan Qaboos University and Middle East College of Information Technology, Muscat, Oman, 2001
  • Teaching Faculty, Vivek Vidyalaya, Mumbai, India, 1996
Teaching Area
  • Business Research Methods , Graduate Project and Research Seminar
  • Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Researh Methods
Research
  • Supply chain collaboration, sustainability, waste reduction, customer satisfaction, modelling
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy; Life member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
  • Life Member of Charted Institute of Logistics and Transport
  • Emerald Literati 2018 award for Highly Commended paper.
  • Emerald Literati 2012 award for Highly Commended paper.
  • Most downloaded paper, recognized by Emerald in EUROMA, 2018.