Ahmed Sayem

Ahmed Sayem




UPM - Madrid


KTH - Stockholm



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Ahmed Sayem is a PhD student at the department of Industrial Engineering of Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM), and at the department of Industrial Economics and Management of KTH, in the European Doctorate in Industrial Management (EDIM) program. He is awarded Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate (EMJD) fellowship allowing him to be one of the nine PhD candidates of the EDIM 3rd Edition.

His research interests involve divers areas of industrial management viz. Supply Chain Management/ Supply Network, Sustainable Organization, Management and Cost Accounting, Productivity Assessment and Improvement, Service Marketing and Strategy etc. He has successfully completed various research projects in these fields. He has published various articles in such journals as International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, International Journal of Engineering Management and Economics, International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, Journal of Engineering and Technology, Int. Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials.
He received his Master of Science degree in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering from Politecnico di Milano (PoliMi), Italy. Ahmed Sayem holds B.Sc. in Industrial & Production Engineering, from Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST), Sylhet, Bangladesh. He was awarded an ICE-UNIONCAMERE (Merit based) Scholarship to study his M.Sc.; and university merit scholarship during studying his B.Sc.
Before joined in EDIM, Ahmed Sayem holds the position of full-time faculty member in the department of Industrial and Production Engineering, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh (from march 2004).


  • Ahmed Sayem, Md. Anisul Islam and M.M.A. Khan (2013) “Productivity enhancement through reduction of changeover time by implementing SMED technique - in furniture industry”, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, (In Press), available at: http://www.inderscience.com/info/ingeneral/forthcoming.php?jcode=ijise.
  • M.A.H. Mithu, A. Sayem and M.M.A. Khan (2012) “Assessment of factors affecting employee appeal and retention of nurses in Bangladesh”, International Journal of Engineering Management and Economics, Vol.3, No.4, pp. 326-340.
  • Md. Anisul Islam, Mohammad Khadem and Ahmed Sayem (2012) “Service quality, customer satisfaction and customer loyalty analysis in Bangladesh apparel fashion retail: an empirical study”, International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 213-224.
  • M.M.A. Khan, M.A.H. Mithu, Zaheed Halim and A. Sayem (2012) “Statistical design approach to process parameter optimization for turning AISI 9310 alloy steel under minimum quantity lubrication environment”, International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 154-182.
  • Ahmed Sayem and Md. Anisul Islam (2011) “Development of a user-friendly integrated CNC system part program generation software focusing on various turning operations”, Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 37-60

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