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Department of

Mechanical and Production Engineering

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Sarwar Morshed

Designation: Professor


Office Extension: 268

Room No: 8A01

Research Interests

  • Heuristic and Intelligent Tools
  • Genetic Algorithms and Machine Learning
  • Lean, OHS, and Life Cycle Assessment
  • Combinatorial Optimization in Applied Engineering
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Public Health
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Educational Background

  • Ph.D, (Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering), The University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Masters in Engineering (MEngg), (Industrial Engineering), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • Bachelor in Engineering (BEngg), (Mechanical Engineering), Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology

Honors and Achievements

  • Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Industrial Production, Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2015
  • Postgraduate Scholarship, The University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, 2000
  • Postgraduate Studentship, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 1997


  • Recycling of Plastic Polymer: Reinforcement of Building Material Using Polymer Plastics of Used COVID-19 Syringes, Advances in Sustainable Building Materials and Construction, 2023
  • Barriers to achieving sustainability in pharmaceutical supply chains in the post-COVID-19 era, International Journal of Emerging Markets, 2022
  • Occupational safety and health and productivity in the garment industry – contradictory or complementary?, 2021
  • Preparation and Characterization of leather Buffing Dust Filled Thermoplastic Composite, Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 2021
  • Intelligent Vehicle Scheduling and Routing for a Chain of Retail Stores: A case study of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Logistics, 2021
  • Prioritizing Suppliers by using AHP tool for managing risk factors in Logistics, 1st International Conference on Industrial and Mechanical Engineering and Operations Management, 2020
  • Methodology for Baseline and Intervention Study - Project: Productivity and occupational health and safety in the garment industry in Bangladesh (POHS-BD), 2020
  • Occupational Health and Safety and Productivity Improvement in RMG Industries – A Lesson Learned for Sustainable Development (OHS), IMEOM 2019, 2019
  • Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED) practice in ready made garments factories in Bangladesh- Issues and challenges, ICERE 2019, 2019
  • Facilitating the creation of synergies between OHS and Productivity - The implementation of lean tools, The 6th International EurOMA, 2019
  • Influence of ergonomics and its impact on sewing machine operators’ musculoskeletal disorders in lean environment in the RMG industry of Bangladesh, International Scientific Conference on Sustainability of Global Garment Industry, 2019
  • Synergies of OHS and Productivity Improvement in RMG Industries – An outcome of intervention process, IEOM 2018, 2018
  • The Impact of Human Resource Management on Productivity and Occupational Health and Safety in Readymade Garments, Int’l Conf. on Ind. and Mech. Engineering and Operations Management, 2017
  • A Simulation based Approach to Optimize Inventory Replenishment with RAND Algorithm: An Extended Study of Corrected Demand using Holt’s Method for Textile, American Institute of Physics, 2016
  • A Study of Inventory Replenishment Problems in a Textile Industry-An Application of RAND Algorithm, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, 2016
  • Analysis of Root Causes of Road Congestion Problem in Dhaka City, International Conference on Mech., Industrial and Energy Engineering, 2016
  • Evaluation of Hybrid Genetic Tabu Search Framework on Job Shop Scheduling Benchmark Problems, International Journal of Production Research, 2014
  • A hybrid genetic tabu search algorithm for solving job shop scheduling problems: a case study, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 2012
  • Multi-objective Genetic Algorithms for Scheduling of Radiotherapy Treatments for Categorised Cancer Patients, Journal of Expert Systems with Applications, 2011
  • Multi-objective Scheduling of Radiotherapy Cancer Patients, 2009
  • Scheduling: Manufacturing to Healthcare Organisation, 2009
  • Genetic Algorithm Based Scheduling of Radiotherapy Treatments for Cancer Patients, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, 2009
  • Knowledge Base GA Scheduling of Radiotherapy Cancer Patients, 2009
  • Multi-objective Scheduling of Radiotherapy Cancer Patients, The 23rd European Conferences on Operational Research (EURO 2009), 2009
  • Radiotherapy Scheduling for Cancer Treatment using Metaheuristic, OR50, 2008
  • A hybrid configuration for solving job shop scheduling problems, The 8th Asia Pacific Industrial Eng. and Management Conference (APIEMS 2007), 2007
  • A Job Shop Scheduling Systems and its Application to Real Life Problems, ICMPM 2005, 2005
  • Initial Solutions and Hybrid Model of Job Shop Scheduling, PREP 2004 proceedings, 2004
  • A Single Criterion Job Shop Scheduling Using Hybrid Procedure of GATS, Computer Science and Engineering Research Journal, 2004
  • Hybrid Procedure of Job Shop Scheduling, The 21st International Manufacturing Conference (ICM21), 2004