Mr Daniel Wright

Doctoral Student

Operations and Information Management Group


  • 2010-Present: ESRC CASE Studentship, Doctoral Researcher

  • 2009: MSc Supply Chain Management

  • 2006: BA Business Management

Thesis Title

Implementing and Operating Small-scale Biomass Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Schemes in the UK.

Research Description

The research aims to create a decision support system to assist non-expert developers and investors in proceeding through the lifecycle phases of biomass CHP schemes in the UK.  The support tools will aid in the planning, implementation and operation stages of a biomass CHP project.


Dr Prasanta Dey & Dr John Brammer


BN2231 - Decision Support Systems (UG)
BN2225 - Business Game (UG)


Conference Papers

Wright, D., Dey, P., Brammer, J. & Hunt, P. (2011) 'Bioenergy Decision Support Systems:  Worth the Effort?' World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC) Conference, 2011.

Wright, D., & Albores, P. (2010) 'Resilience Strategies to Counteract Supply Chain Risk: A Simulation Analysis' European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference Proceedings, 2010.

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research