Dr Pavel Albores

Operations & Information Management Department

Pavel Albores

Pavel Albores (MIET) is a Senior Lecturer in Operations Management and co-director of the Centre for Research into Safety and Security (CRISIS) at Aston Business School. He received his PhD on Simulation of e-business processes from Strathclyde University, where he also gained an MSc in Manufacturing Management. His first degree is in Chemical Engineering.  Pavel's major research interests revolve around the fields of simulation, supply chain management, emergency management and humanitarian logistics.

Pavel has worked with leading governmental organisations in the field of preparedness in nine countries as co-investigator in an EC-funded project (Evacuation Responsiveness for Government Organisations -ERGO-. Value: €440,000).  He has participated in research projects in the areas of knowledge management in extended enterprises (European Project GRD1-2001-40555 K-Flow) and supply chain management (collaboration between Strathclyde, Aston and Liverpool Universities). He has acted as consultant in the area of modelling and simulation with a number of organisations such as the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) -Fire Service directorate-, Highland Spring, Daks Group. He previously worked for Xerox. Pavel was a member of the EPSRC Manufacturing Futures Network. He has supervised six doctoral students to completion and currently is in involved in the supervision of six more students.

Position: Head of Department Senior  Lecturer  Phone:+44(0)121 204 3262 Email:p.albores@aston.ac.uk 

Room: ABS261

    •  PhD, University of Strathclyde, 2007. Subject: Simulation of the effect of e-business on business processes.
MSc, University of Strathclyde, 2000. Subject: Management of competitive manufacturing.BSc, Universidad de las Americas - Puebla, 1996. Subject: Chemical and Industrial Engineering.


    • Senior Lecturer, Aston Business School. (August 2014 - Present)

Lecturer, Aston Business School. (May 2007 - 2013)Research Fellow, Aston Business School. (September 2004 - May 2007)Research Assistant, University of Strathclyde. (September 2002 - May 2003)Research Assistant, University of Strathclyde. (February 2002 - June 2002)


Materials Engineering, Xerox Mexicana Manufacturing. (June 1997 - September 1999)
  • BN2225, FOM2/2 Business Game
  • BN2289, Enterprise Resources Planning
  • BN3324, Simulation
  • BN3372, Supply Chain Management
  • BNM239 Applied Research
  • BNM804, Enterprise Resource Planning
  • BS2225, FOM2/2 Business Game
  • BUP100, Undergraduate Placement Assessment
  • DISS1, Dissertation Part 1
  • DISS2, Dissertation Part 2
  • DR2SUP, Doctoral Supervision 2
  • DR3SUP, Doctoral Supervision 3
  • MBAPROJ, Project Part B
  • MSCPROJ, MSc Project
  • XPBA01, Placement
  • Simulation
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Performance Measurement
  • Emergency Response
  • Mass evacuations
  • Knowledge Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Humanitarian Supply Chains

  • 2004: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, UK: Government preparedness for terrorist incidents using simulation modelling. (with Shaw)
  • 2008: European Comission. Emergency Responsiveness in Government Organisations (ERGO). (With Shaw and Tissington

  • Member, ACM SIGSIM, (2005 - Present)
  • Member, Production and Operations Management Society, (2005 - Present)
  • Member, Operational Research Society, (2004 - Present)
  • Member, European Association of Operations Management, (2002 - Present)
  • Member, Institution of Engineering and Technology, (2001 - Present)
  • Member, Institute of Operations Management.

Refereed Journal Articles

Administrative Roles and Responsibilities

  •  Systems Modelling and Simulation Team (ABS/OIM), School. (2013 - Present)
  • Chair, Personal Computer Working Party (PCWP), School. (September 1, 2010 - Present)