Sudipa Sarker

Sudipa Sarker




KTH - Stockholm


POLIMI - Milan



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Sudipa is pursuing her PhD in an Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral (EJMD) program of European Doctorate in Industrial Management (EDIM) since September 2012. She is a PhD candidate both in KTH, Sweden and POLIMI, Italy and is expected to receive a joint doctoral degree from both universities in September 2016.
Sudipa did her Masters in Industrial and Systems Engineering from National University of Singapore (2008) and Bachelors in Industrial and Production Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (2005).
She has 6 years of academic and professional experience. Currently she is on study leave from her academic career in Bangladesh University of Engineering Technology where she works as an assistant professor.
She has experience working in Singapore as an Industrial Engineering Consultant for one year (2008-2009) where she helped National Library Board (NLB) in streamlining their supply chain. Before, she worked as business consultant for two years (2005-2007) in Katalyst – a market development project in Bangladesh co-funded by SDC, DFID and Danida and implemented by Swisscontact and GTZ international service. During this project she had opportunity to work and help companies within several industrial sectors such as plastic, furniture, light engineering and agriculture machinery to improve their productivity through skill development.


• Hasan Habibul Latif, Ainul Kabir, Sudipa Sarker 'A Multi-Criteria Decision Making Model to Increase Productivity: an AHP and Fuzzy AHP Approach' International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications [Accepted in April 2013]
• M. A. A Hasin, Sudipa Sarker, Nouroz Islam, M. A. Shareef 'Perception of Customer Satisfaction and Healthcare Service Quality in the Context of Bangladesh', International Journal of Quality Research, Vol 5 No. 3 October 2011 237-244
• Sudipa Sarker., Masud A. A., Habib M. A. and Masud A.K.M. 'Application of QFD for Improving Customer Perceived Quality of Synthetic Fiber: A Case of Beximco Synthetics Ltd.', Global Journal of Management and Business Research, Vol. 10 No. 2 April 2010 120-128.
• Sudipa Sarker and Mahbub Hossain. 'Increasing Forecasting Accuracy of Trend Demand by Non-Linear Optimization of the Smoothing Constant' Journal of Mechanical Engineering, The Institute of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB), Vol. ME 41, No. 1, June 2010 58-64.


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Current research:

Supply chain risk management, decision models, risk based decision making

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Our participants

  • Emrah Karakaya - Edition I

    EDIM is a great opportunity to learn from diverse cultures, grow in double academic areas, contribute to each other and be recognized in a large network. It is a unique doctoral program with its multi-disciplinary research topics and quarterly workshops. I love EDIM!
  • Andres Ramirez Portilla – Edition I

    One of the great advantages of this program is the EDIM workshops, where you can develop and enhance your academic and professional networking. The EDIM workshops need to be considered as a best practice by other Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate programs
  • Sudipa Sarker – Edition II

    I am glad to be part of this program not only because of the opportunities EDIM has created for me but also for the wonderful people I have come across during this program. I hope that the future days will be as thrilling, inspiring and stimulating as it has been
  • Simon Okwir – Edition II

    EDIM for me is an industry of knowledge and where you find a career. When it comes to my future uncertainties, EDIM is a combination of both: present partners and future lifelong contacts
  • Maksim Miterev – Edition II

    EDIM is a life changing experience: it has changed where I live, what I do, whom I know and what I want. It's also a great source of friends and potential future colleagues. I feel part of a large international community of interesting people with lots of common interests
  • Anna Darmani – Edition I

    EDIM is like a journey. But, not only a research journey! EDIM is a program by which you can explore different cultures, systems, environments as well as knowledge perspectives. I believe EDIM is one of the best programs for experiencing different managerial contexts
  • Seyoum Birkie Eshetu - Edition I

    Being part of EDIM is more than just doing a PhD. It is about creating family within the academic circle. I am happy to be part of this diverse community with ample informal learning opportunities