Dr. Umar Farooq

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Dr. Umar Farooq

Assistant Professor

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering. (Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea)
Research Interests: Supply Chain Management, Internet of Things (IoT) application in SCM, Industrial Engineering and Management, Operations Research and Production Management,Industry 4.0, Integrated Sensors Network and RFID application in Manufacturing/ Supply chain Process

Educational Background

Dr. Umar Farooq has obtained his MS & Ph.D. degrees in Industrial and Systems Engineering from, 2012–2017, 
Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea. His research work was related to the intelligent supply chain traceability systems. Utilized Radio frequency identification (RFID) and electronic pedigree for the supply chain systems monitoring. He has Bachelor of Science(BS) in Industrial Engineering, 2004–2009, from University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
Research Work

1. Farooq, U.; Tao, W.; Alfian, G.; Kang, Y.-S.; Rhee, J. ePedigree Traceability System for the Agricultural Food Supply Chain to Ensure Consumer Health. Sustainability 2016, 8, 839. Volume 8, pp-839. Doi:10.3390/su8090839
2. Farooq, U.; Alfian, G.; Rhee, J.;  Ahn, H.; Ijaz, F.; M. Alex, Syaekhoni.; Lee, J. Integration of RFID, Wireless sensor networks, and data mining in an e-pedigree food traceability system. Journal of Food Engineering, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2017.05.008
3. Farooq, U.; Alfian, G.; M. Alex, Syaekhoni.; Ahn, H.; Rhee, J. A Centralized e-pedigree system for Agriculture Food Distribution Network. Proceedings of Joint Conference of Journal of Industrial Engineering, May 2014, South Korea. www.dbpia.co.kr/Journal/ArticleDetail/NODE02412243
4. Alfian, G.; Farooq, U.; Rhee, J. Ant Colony Optimization for Relocation Problem in Carsharing. Proceedings of Joint Conference of Journal of Industrial Engineering, May 2013, South Korea. http://www.dbpia.co.kr/Journal/ArticleDetail/NODE02381889

• Associated Organizer in the “1st International Conference on Assessing Quality in Higher Education” held at 11-13 Dec 2006 in Lahore Pakistan.
• Organizer in the “Twenty-Eighth International Conference on Industrial engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems, IEA/IE 2015” held on 10-12 June 2015 in Seoul, South Korea.
• Completed a short course on Lean Manufacturing tool “KAIZEN TOOLS OF CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT” on January 2012 from PIM (Pakistan Institute of Management) Lahore, Pakistan.
• Participated in a long course from 2004-2009 and attained a certificate of “Professional Development” from Institute of Quality and Technology Management, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.