The Department for Analytics, Operations and Systems offers world class education and conducts internationally leading research in operational research, data analytics, operations management, information systems and sustainability.
Our researchers and academic staff are highly regarded experts in their fields and work on a variety of funded projects in logistics, transport, healthcare, and sustainable development, among others. From collaborating with Port of Dover and Eurostar in Knowledge Transfer Partnerships to minimising flood impacts on urban transport in Hanoi, Vietnam, our academics develop advanced problem–solving tools to help organisations improve their performance, efficiency, and sustainability.
At Kent Business School, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in Analytics, Operations and Systems are taught by staff who are at the top of their field in mathematical optimisation, big data analytics, simulation for healthcare and transport, green logistics, supply chain management and Soft OR. Graduates from our courses have gone on to work for a variety of top UK and international firms – including British Airways, Sainsbury’s, Lidl, Nestle, Amazon, Samsung and Ernst & Young, while our PhD students have gone on to academia (University of Exeter, University of Cardiff, UC Dublin), industry (China Construction Bank) and the public sector (NHS England, Ministry of Justice, the UN).