Md Belal

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PhD projects

Green Supply Chain Management
Responsible waste management
Eco-friendly product design and manufacturing
Responsible sourcing
Green pharma logistics and supply chain
Green product use-and-disposal
Materials, energy and toxicity assessment of supply chain
Supply chain and logistics 4.0 and sustainability
Circular economy practices and policies


Research activity per year

Personal profile


Dr Mostain joined the school of busness and creative industry in 2022 as a lecturer in logistcis and supply chain. He is currently coordinating two modules (logistcis manageement and supply chain management) in the MBA program, and one module (operations in business) in the undergraduate program. Prior to joining at UWS he also acted as Cohort leader for undergraduate program in another HE institution. 

Mostain holds a Ph.D. in logistics and supply chain management from the university of Middlesex, UK. He studied green supply chain management in the UK pharma sector. His research, consulting and teaching interests spans across the logistics, operations and supply chain management related areas. He has teaching and supervision experience across Masters, Undergraduate, vocational and professional level courses. He has also delivered Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship Courses in the UK. He also holds an MBA from the UK and completed his engineering degree from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has presented various research papers at International Conferences including Production and Operation Management Society (POMS), European Operation Management Association (EurOMA) and British Academy of Management (BAM).

His research interest lies in the field of green operations, logistics and supply chain, sustainability, Green Design, Green Manufacturing, Responsible Waste Management, responsible sourcing, Circular economy practices, Industry 4.0 led supply Chain, green pharma logistics and supply chain, product use-and-disposal management, MET (Materials, Energy & Toxicity) assessment of SC, decarbonised & dematerialised SC design.

Area of academic expertise - outline

  • Green Supply Chain Management 
  • Eco-friendlly product design and manufacturing 
  • Responsible Waste Management
  • Responsible sourcing
  • Green pharma logistics and supply chain
  • Product use-and-disposal management
  • MET (Materials, Energy & Toxicity) assessment of Supply chain 

Current research activities

I am curretnly engaged with below topics: 

  • Green and sustainable supply chain 
  • Green pharma operations and supply chain 
  • Green product use and disposal 
  • Sustainability challenges in e-car (lithium ion battery) Supply chain 
  • How Industry 4.0 influecne sustainable supply chain 
  • Healthcare 4.0 and sustainability 
  • Circular economy practices

I also supervise Masters disseration. Some of the completed projects listed below:

Joseph Sonu (2022): An investigation of Supply Chain Risk Management Approaches in automobile sector in the UK

Pauly Vimal (2022): Impact of industry 4.0 on energy performance in the logistcis industry - a case of India 

Roy Sayan (2022): Sustainability challenges of Electric Vehicle Battery         (Lithium-ion battery) Supply Chain – evidence from top Electric Vehicle producers in India

Tobin John (2022): Role of Big data analytics in achieving sustainable food supply chain

Farooqui Hamza (2022): An analysis of supply chain challenges, opportunities, and practices: a case of oil & gas industry supply chain in Pakistan

Skaria Misha (2022): Role of big data analytics in adopting green supply chain management practices in the apparel industry - a case study of H&M in the United Kingdom

Shibu Shibin (2022): Role of industry 4.0 in developing decarbonised supply chain in the construction industry - a case study of company X in Dubai 

Louise Chan (2022): An investigation of environmental sustainability in the automotive sector in Hong Kong

Yui Wong (2022): Impact of CRM on customer perception: a case of Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong


Current teaching activities and interests

  • Teaching and coordinating Logistcis Management (MBA program)
  • Teachig and coordinating Supply Chain Management (MBA program)
  • Teaching and coordinating Operations Management (BA program)
  • Interested to teach green and sustaibale supply chain, operations and logistcis; also interested to teach logistcis and supply chain 4.0

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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