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Lean Readiness Level of the Azerbaijan Construction Industry (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Aghayev, H., Arturo, J., Nadeem, S. P., Kumar, A., Kumar, V., Rocha-Lona, L., & González-Aleu, F. (in press). Lean Readiness Level of the Azerbaijan Construction Industry

This paper identifies and measures the Lean readiness of the Azerbaijan construction industry. A survey questionnaire was utilised to evaluate the Lean readiness of this industry by measuring its quality practices and to test three hypotheses. The Le... Read More about Lean Readiness Level of the Azerbaijan Construction Industry.

A Multi-Objective Linear Optimization Model for Designing Sustainable Closed-Loop Agricultural Supply Chain (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Kumar, V., Reyhani, H., Jabarzadeh, Y., Ghaffarinasab,, N., & Garza-Reyes, J. A. (in press). A Multi-Objective Linear Optimization Model for Designing Sustainable Closed-Loop Agricultural Supply Chain

Demand for agricultural products will grow by nearly 70 percent in 2050 and high volume of chemical pesticides and agricultural fertilizers along with considerable waste in this sector induces serious environmental concerns. Hence it is not a priorit... Read More about A Multi-Objective Linear Optimization Model for Designing Sustainable Closed-Loop Agricultural Supply Chain.

Reduction of Pollutant Toxicity Levels in Produced Water from Crude Oil Production Processes (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Tota-Maharaj, K., & Ngene, S. (2018). Reduction of Pollutant Toxicity Levels in Produced Water from Crude Oil Production Processes

Produced water from crude oil production process is imbued with various contaminants which makes it unsafe for discharge into the environment without adequate treatment. The weight fractions of these contaminants vary from one well to another dependi... Read More about Reduction of Pollutant Toxicity Levels in Produced Water from Crude Oil Production Processes.

Interdisciplinary Textile Design Research for Material Innovation: Synthesising Design, Science and Industry Collaboration (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Morgan, L. (2017). Interdisciplinary Textile Design Research for Material Innovation: Synthesising Design, Science and Industry Collaboration

Within the landscape of contemporary textile design research lies a rich site for collaboration, with the opportunity to draw on specialist knowledge across disciplines. This paper argues that Integrating textile design practice with specialist scien... Read More about Interdisciplinary Textile Design Research for Material Innovation: Synthesising Design, Science and Industry Collaboration.

Textiles design research: from chemistry to craft, towards sustainable design innovation (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Kane, F., Morgan, L., Akiwowo, K., & Tyrer, J. (2016). Textiles design research: from chemistry to craft, towards sustainable design innovation. https://doi.org/10.7190/ead/2015/66

Academic research in textile design has traditionally been dominated by technical studies situated with science and engineering knowledge frameworks. Increasingly textile designers are undertaking research into technical areas with creative intention... Read More about Textiles design research: from chemistry to craft, towards sustainable design innovation.

The effect of CO2 laser irradiation on surface and dyeing properties of wool for textile design (2014)
Conference Proceeding
Morgan, L., Tyrer, J., & Kane, F. (2014). The effect of CO2 laser irradiation on surface and dyeing properties of wool for textile design. https://doi.org/10.2351/1.5063061

The consumption of water and energy used in current dyeing and finishing processes in the textile industry pose significant environmental concern. By offering alternative solutions to traditional textile wet processing through laser technology, there... Read More about The effect of CO2 laser irradiation on surface and dyeing properties of wool for textile design.