Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

David Chikwendu

PhD Researcher

Room: 2.10 / LG.12
Research Group: Spatial Modelling and Dynamics


 Research Interests 

  • Futures studies (Modeling, Scenario Development and Visioning)
  • Logistics and Supply chain optimisation.
  • Energy Management and Assessment in Transportation.
  • Transport Project Evaluation
  • Service Quality Management in Transport Industry.

Employment History  

  • 2012-Present Lecturer at Federal University of Technology Owerri.
  • 2014  Research Asst. Logistics and Supply Chain Centre University of Sheffield UK    
  • 2014  Research Consultant, Sheffield City Council Project on “Evaluating the impact of Deprivation indices on Waste Management and Recycling Configuration in South Yorkshire (Optimisation Studies.)
  • 2011-2012, Logistics and Stock Order officer at UAC Nig. Plc Lagos.
  • 2009, Go Places Travel Tours, Flight Reservation officer Abuja Lagos.                 


  • Ph.D. Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, UK.                     2016-
  • M.Sc. (Logistics & Supply Chain Mgt.)Univ. of Sheffield, UK (Distinction)   2014.
  • B.Sc. (Transport & Logistics Management), FUTO (1st  Class)                    2016
  • World Bank Certificate Course Urban Transport Planning                             2016
  • Certificate Course on Decision Support Tools for Supply Chains, Portugal    2014 

 Awards & Honours

 ·         FUTOWA Award for Best Grad. Student in Department of Transport Mgt. Tech.  (2010)

·         School of Management Technology Award for best Gradating student in Faculty (2010)

·         Sheffield Univ. Management School Award in MSc Logistics and Supply chain   (2014)

·         CILT Award for Best Research in Logistics and Supply Chain Mgt.                    (2014)

·         Petroleum Technology Dev. Fund PhD Scholarship Award in United Kingdom    (2016-)  


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