Mrs Priyanka Roy

Priyanka Roy

Doctoral Student

Operations and Information Management Group

Nationality:  Indian
Started Doctoral Research:  October 2010


Humanitarian Logistics for Disaster Relief Operation

The purpose of disaster response in the humanitarian relief chain is to quickly supply relief in the form of food, water, medicine, shelter and supplies to minimize human suffering and death.  Therefore, the design and operation of the relief chain play significant roles in achieving an effective response.  There are four key strategies: mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery to manage a disaster.  I am focusing on response.  In particular I am focusing on inventory decision, facility decision, transportation decision and distribution decision dealing with optimisation techniques, simulation techniques and case studies.

Academic Credentials

I am a doctoral student in the Operations and Information Management Group.  I received a B.Sc. (Hons) in Applied Mathematics from the University of Burdwan, India.  I received Distinction in my M.Res in Theory and Application of Stochastic Process from Swansea University, Wales.


  • Obtained Graduate Teaching Scholarship from Aston University
  • Obtained International Student Fellowship from Swansea University
  • Obtained National Scholarship after WBBSE examination


  • Business Decision Analysis (Undergraduate)
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (Undergraduate)
  • Marking for the Supply Chain Management assignments (Undergraduate)

Membership of academic association

Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management.

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research