Ibrahim Oluwole Raji

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Ibrahim Raji is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program at LIUC - Università Carlo Cattaneo, Italy. He earned his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Master of Science (M.Sc.) degrees in Industrial and Production Engineering department of Nigeria’s Premier University - University of Ibadan. He also has an executive master’s certification in Project Management from CUPE limited, United Kingdom. He has worked both in the industry (manufacturing sector specifically) and academic institutions as a lecturer in the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and Kampala International University, Uganda. His research interests majorly include lean and agile supply chain strategies and specifically exploring how Industry 4.0 technologies act as enablers of lean and agile supply chain strategies; performance and operations management (viz-a-viz productivity modelling and assessment), and some elements of discrete event simulation. He has publications to his name in academic journals and conference proceedings.

Selected Publications

A.          Journal Articles

i.                  Ibrahim Oluwole Raji, Tommaso Rossi and Fernanda Strozzi: “A dynamic literature review on ‘Lean and Agile’ Supply Chain Integration using bibliometric tools”. Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Services and Operations Management.

ii.              A.E. Oluleye and I.O. Raji: “The Development of a Goal Programming Based Productivity Evaluation Model”. African Journal of Science and Technology (AJST); Science and Engineering Series; AJST, Vol. 13, No. 2: October, 2016. Pp. 8 - 20.

iii.                  Ibrahim Oluwole Raji and Peter Onu: “Untapped Wealth Potential in Fruit Wastes for Uganda Community”. International Journal of Advanced Academic Research; Science, Technology & Engineering series; ISSN: 2488-9849; Vol. 3, Issue 1: January 2017. Pp. 17 - 25.

iv.             Raji Ibrahim Oluwole:3D Printing Technology – Applications, Benefits and Areas of opportunity in Nigeria”. International Journal of Advanced Academic Research; Science, Technology & Engineering series; ISSN: 2488-9849; Vol. 3, Issue 3: March 2017. Pp 21 – 30.

v.                 Oluwole Olusegun Akiyode, Menwo Ukechi Wilson-Osigwe and Raji Ibrahim Oluwole: “The Implications of Sustainable Development Programs on Environmental Sustainability in Nigeria”. International Journal of Advanced Research; ISSN 2320-5407; Volume 5 (2): 2017. Pp. 72-81.

vi.         Olagunju K.O, Ogunniyi A.I, Oguntegbe K.F, Raji, I.O, Ogundari K: “Welfare Impact of Globalization in Developing Countries: Examining the Mediating Role of Human Capital”. Economies; Vol. 7, No. 3, 84: September 2019.

B.              Conference Proceedings

i.                 Raji, Ibrahim. O. and Rossi, Tommaso: “Optimizing Supply Chain Network Design with SALBP - E Assembly Line Issue”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Paris, France, July 2018, Pp. 706 – 715.

ii.         Ibrahim Oluwole Raji, Tommaso Rossi and Fernanda Strozzi: “Lean and Agile supply chain strategies: A systematic literature review”. Proceedings of the 26th European Operations Management Association (EUROMA) conference, Helsinki, Finland, June 2019, Pp. 3150 - 3159.

iii.            Ibrahim Oluwole Raji and Tommaso Rossi: “Exploring Industry 4.0 technologies as drivers of Lean and Agile Supply Chain Strategies”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Toronto Canada, October 23-25, 2019.

Professional Experiences

2017 - Present:  Examination and Tutorial Assistant; School of Industrial Engineering, LIUC - Università Carlo Cattaneo, Italy. 

2016 - 2017:  Assistant lecturer; Mechanical Engineering Department, Kampala International University, Kampala, Uganda.                  

2015 - 20016:  Logistics Officer and Special Project Engineer; Pharma-Deko PLC, Agbara, Ogun State, Nigeria   

2013 - 2015:   Tutorial / Graduate Assistant; Industrial and Production Engineering Department, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.                  

2012 - 2013:   Factory Supervisor; Industrial Park Unit, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria      

Honors

 

  i.               LIUC – Universita Carlo Cattaneo Ph.D. cycle XXXIII Scholarship Winner (2017 - 2020)

ii.           Winner of the 2014 edition of the Nigerian Society of Engineers’ Engr. Babafunso Graduate Engineer of the year competition (2014)

iii.               University of Ibadan Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence (2012)

iv.               Winner of the Dean’s Honour List (DHL) Award of the Faculty of Technology, University of Ibadan (2005/2006, 2008/2009, 2009/2010 and 2010/2011 academic sessions respectively)

  v.               Oyo State Undergraduate Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence (2008/2009 session)

 vi.               Industrial Engineering (IE) Press organization’s “Press Man of The Year”. (2010/2011 session)

 

Specialization and Interests

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Industry 4.0 technology as enablers of lean and agile Supply Chain strategies