David Chikwendu

David Chikwendu


Employment History  

  • 2012-Present Lecturer at Federal University of Technology Owerri.
  • 2014  Research Asst. Logistics and Supply Chain Centre University of Sheffield UK
  • 2014  Research Study with  Sheffield City Council Project on “Evaluating the impact of Deprivation indices on Waste Management and Recycling Configuration in South Yorkshire"
  • 2011-2012, Stock Order Supervisor at UAC Restaurants Nig. Plc, Ojota Lagos.
  • 2009, Go Places Travel Tours, Flight Reservation officer Abuja Lagos.

 Awards & Honours

  • FUTOWA Award for Best Grad. Student in Department of Transport Mgt. Tech.        2010
  • School of Management Technology Award for best Gradating student in Faculty       2010
  • Sheffield Univ. Management School Award in MSc Logistics and Supply chain          2014
  • CILT Award for Best Research in Logistics and Supply Chain Mgt.                             2014
  • Petroleum Technology Dev. Fund PhD Scholarship Award in United Kingdom           2016- 2019

Research interests

Research Interests 

  • Modeling future supplychain systems
  • Optimisation of Supply chain network
  • Scenario Development and Visioning
  • Logistics and Supply chain optimisation.
  • Transport Project Evaluation
  • Service Quality Management in Transport Industry


  • PhD, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds
  • MSc, Logistics & Supply Chain Mgt., University of Sheffield, Distinction
  • BSc, Transport & Logistics Management , FUTO (1st Class)       
  • World Bank Certificate Course Urban Transport Planning
  • Certificate Course on Decision Support Tools for Supply Chains, Portugal