Operations and Systems Management

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Dr Maria Barbati

  • Qualifications: Phd
  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Address: Portland Building (room PO3.64), Portland Street, Portsmouth, PO1 3AH.
  • Telephone: 02392848484
  • Email: maria.barbati@port.ac.uk
  • Department: Operations and Systems Management
  • Faculty: Portsmouth Business School


I have been a lecturer in Business Analytics and Quantitative Research Methods at the University of Portsmouth since May 2013.

I hold a PhD in Science and Technology Management from the University of Naples "Federico II" in Italy. During the PhD program I spent seven months as a visiting researcher at the Universidad de Murcia in Spain. My education also includes a MSc (with BSc) in Engineering and Technology Management and a Postgraduate Masters in Automotive Engineering from the same institution. Prior to my PhD, I worked at Robert Bosch in the automotive area.

Teaching Responsibilities

Business Analytics, Quantitative Research Methods.


  • Facility Location Problems: Discrete models with equality objectives, Dispersion Problems, Heuristics, Metaheuristics and Exact Methodologies;
  • Transportation Network Problems: Two Stage Models, Multicriteria Approaches;
  • Agent Based Methodology;
  • Discrete Event Simulation.

Research profile

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