Our PhD students and their research

Listed below are PhD theses completed by past Information Systems and Operations Management students from 2011, including title and the name of the supervisor involved.


Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Foad Marzoughi
Designing a Framework to Estimate Project Duration with Respect to Weather Risk and Creating a Navigational Support System in Benchmark Space: Applied in Construction Projects
Hamidreza Shahbaznezhad
Customer and Firm Interaction on Social Media Platforms
Sarah Sabbaghan The role of computer-apdative survey (CAS) in extracting customer feedback
Valeria Sadovykh Use of online social networks in decision making: the case of healthcare decision support networks


Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Asfahaan Mirza Te Reo Maori Revitalization: A crowd sourced preservation, curation and learning approach using ubiquitous systems and devices
Gabrielle Peko Adaptive Enterprises: a roadmap, framework, architecture and implementation
Michelle Soakell-Ho Towards business intelligence in preoperative care: choice, care and commnication
Xiaoyan Qian Modelling Contracts and Incentives in Agricultural Cooperatives with an Emphasis on Quality and Financial Decisions
Radhouane Ben Neji Jrad Roadmaps for Upgrading Unupgradable Legacy Processes in Inter-Organisational Middleware Systems: Concepts, Framework, Architecture, and Implementations


Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Leila Etaati A Journey from Chaos to Harmony: Design and Implementation of an Adaptive Tourist Recommentation System
Quan Zhou
  • Managing the Medical Reserve for Emergency Response 
Andrea Herrera Resilient Organisations in the Cloud
Parastoo Samiei Farahani
  • Understanding Online Reviews and Reviewers
Ruilin Zhu Pattern, Practice and Potency of Information Sytems Security Research: A Methodological Perspective


Student name Title Supervisors(s)
Md Islam
  • Transport capacity improvement in and around ports: A perspective on the empty-container-truck trips problem
Koteswara Ivaturi
  • Social Engineering - Emerging attacks, awareness and impact on online user attitudes and behaviours
Xiaoyan Bai Purposeful Visualization Systems
Paul Braund Silicon Valley's Online, Social, Entrepreneurial Enterprise Startups (OSEES): A Critical Research Study
Ahmad Obidat Toward Improving the Usability of Course Management Systems for Blind Users
Mali Senapathi Understanding Sustained Usage of Agile Methodologies
Farhaan Mirza Agent-based Modeling for the Analysis of Technology Introduction and Competition in Telecommunication Markets: Case studies of Fiber Optic Broadband and Wireless Markets
Yu-Wei Hsu Service Provision in Online Auctions: Understanding Repurchase Behaviours


Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Rizwan Ahmad A Cloud Governance Framework for Cloud Computing: An Information Security Governance Perspective to Protect Cloud Users
Shahper Vodanovich Digital Native Well-being and Development in Ubiquitous Spaces
Arzoo Atiq Consumer Provider Interactions in the Design of Technology-Enabled Services
Yangyan Shi Third Party Purchase: Effectiveness of Value-added Services by Third-Party Logistics Providers
Brad McKenna An Exploration of Social Movements in Virtual Worlds
Max Erik Rohde The Missing Link: Towards Connected, Flexible, Open and Productive Systems for Knowledge-Driven Organizations


Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Muhammad Aman Ullah Enhancing the Understanding of Corruption through System Dynamics Modelling: A Case Study Analysis of Pakistan
Christine Margaret Beckett Business Process Management: When Management Discipline Meets Pastoral Power
Ranjan Vaidya Major Issues in the Implementation of Agricultural Marketing Information Systems in Developing Countries


Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Hendrik Reefke

Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Concepts, Models and Roadmap

Laleh Haerian Ardekani New Insights on the Multistage Insertion Formulation of the Traveling Salesman Problem - Polytopes, Algorithms, and Experiments


Student name Title Supervisor(s)
Lincoln Christopher Wood Effective Horizontal Coordination: Bridging the Barriers to Effective Supply Chain Management