Dr Christian Hicks, Senior Lecturer

School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering,
Stephenson Building, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle NE1 7RU.


The Manufacturing Sysytems Research Group welcomes enquiries from potential visiting staff, PhD/MPhil, ORS & mature students.
Apply for Postgraduate Study  Scholarships/ Funding Enquires

Key words: Capital goods, engineering management, scheduling, manufacturing planning and control, simulation, Genetic Algorithm, Simulated Annealing, optimisation, layout, supply chain, modelling, business process, IT implementation, benchmarking, cost modelling, systems analysis, requirements definition, manufacturing strategy, make/buy, engineering education, agent based modelling.

Congratulations: Pupong Pongcharoen from Thailand and Dong Ping Song from China pass PhD vivas - photos A,B.

Contact Details

Email:    Chris.Hicks@newcastle.ac.uk
Phone:   +44 (0) 191 222 6238
Fax:       +44 (0) 191 222 8600

Personal information:   Background, Curriculum Vitae, Hobbies, Family Photo Album
Research information:  Background, Team, Topics, Publications, Grants, References, Presentations,
                                    Index of on-line literature
Teaching information: Administration, Resources, Computing self-study zone, Questionairre responses,
                                    Blackboard implementation, Timetable
Resources/links:       General, Engineering, Departmental, Engineering Design Centres, Accounting,
                                    Operations Management / Manufacturing Systems, Computing / programming,
                                    Modelling/ Systems Analysis/ BPR, Optimisation, Statistics
Support for Industry     On-Line Forum for Manufacturing Systems Research

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 This page was last updated on 5th August 2001.

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