28 MAY 2002 (TUE) | 19:00-20:00
Room 222, Hui Oi Chow Science Building, The University of Hong Kong.
Speaker:Prof T O Wallin Professor Emeritus of Logistics and Marketing, Syracuse University; Visiting Professor, Department of Geography, HKU
Active in professional affairs, Prof Wallin serves as External Advisor to the IVE programs in Transport and Logistics, Vice Chair and Director of Education for Hong Kong Logistics Association, Lecturer in the Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning (MATPP) programme at HKU, Lecturer for various executive development programs, and advisor to HKU Poon Kam Kai Center in the development of logistics programs. He is also involved with the HKPC and HKLA in the development of a professional program in logistics and is a fellow of the Charter Management Association and the Asia Pacific CEO Organization. Prof Wallin is also affiliated with the Council of Logistics Management, American Society of Transportation and Logistics, and Delta Nu Alpha. He has assisted in the development of the Graduate Diploma in Transport and Logistics at HKUST and has lectured in the program as well as, regularly, in IEEM Courses in Transportation, Logistics, and Technology Marketing. In the seminar, Prof Wallin will discuss the strategies which can be used in delineating areas of research interest. He will review the structuring of the research process, the types of research materials and approaches available, and the definition of contribution to be made by a dissertation in a taught Master degree programme. He will spend time with students individually, should they want to discuss specific research areas or streams.
Organizers:Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning, HKU (MATPP)