Dr Omar Khadeer Hussain is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Business, UNSW Canberra. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Lecturer and Lecturer in the School since February 2014. He also worked as a Senior Research Fellow at Curtin University.
Omar's research areas of interests are Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Distributed and Grid Systems, Decision Support, Group Support Systems and their applications to Logistics areas. Omar’s research has been published in international journals such as Future Generations of Computer Systems, Knowledge-based Systems, Information Systems, Expert Systems with Applications, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, The Computer Journal, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing etc. He has won university and faculty level awards from his research and as the main and joint supervisor has supervised 9 PhD students to completion.
In 2011, he was awarded an APDI Fellowship from the ARC on a Linkage project with Prof Elizabeth Chang as the lead CI.