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Professor Lorenzo B. Ros McDonnell
Date of Birth: December 25, 1960, in
Marital Status: Married to Guadalupe Sanchez Ramirez.
Education and degrees
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Universidad de Murcia, 1980.
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Universidad de Murcia, 1986.
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 1987.
Master of Science in Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 1990.
Doctor of Industial Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 1991.
University Positions etc.
Assistant, Part time, Department of Organización
de Empresas, Universidad
Assistant, Full time, Department of Organización de empresas, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain, 1990-1991.
Lecturer, Department of Organización de Empresas, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 1991-1994.
Master Program Director, Systems engineering applied to Healthcare, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 1993 – 1998.
Senior Lecturer, Depatment of Organización de Empresas, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia 1994-1999.
Department sub director, Department of Organización de Empresas, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 1994- 1997.
Department Director. Department of Organización de Empresas, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 1997 – 1998.
Vice Rector for Innovation. Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, 1998 – 1999.
Professor, Department of Organización de Empresas, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, 1999 -.
the Faculty of Economics, University of
Member of Senate,
Mediterranean Institute of Advanced Studies, Sempeter pri
Scientific Editorial Assignments
Refereeing assignments for various scientific journals, among others International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Planning and Control, International Journal of Production Economics, Computers in Industry, etc.
Subject Area Responsibility for Graduated Doctoral Students
Francisco Campuzano, "Demand variability management models for Supply Chain. Analysis of the Bullwhip effect" 2006
This doctorate work was awarded the annual research First Prize 2007, of the Spanish Logistics Association.
Gonzalo Grau, "Prposal of an integrated information system model for managing basic nursing units within the frame of the IE-GIP Architecture. Application to the Spainsh Health care system", 2005.
Maria Victoria de la Fuente, "Poposal of a model integrating forward and reverse supply chain for the metal mechanic sector", 2003.
Carmen de Nieves Nieto, "HH.RR. model development based on business processes. Applications to logistic systems", 2003.
Jorge Nińo Vera, "Development of a model
to management control, application to the industrial sector of sugar
Angel Ortiz Bas, "Proposal for the development of integration programs for industrial companies. Application to the ceramic sector", 1999.
Ricardo Chalmeta Rosaleń, "Reference architecture for the integrated organization of an enterprise", 1996.
In addition membership has
been held in Doctoral Examination Committees, apart from Universidad
Politécnica de Cartagena, for
International Teaching Responsibilities
Several Socrates Courses held, latest in
Doctorate on Industrial Engineering in Colombia, as memberof the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia team
Course for several Colombian companies, as part of the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 1998 – 1999.
Responsible coordinator between
Supply chain management. Development of new methods to integrate different processes in the enterprise, through the use of different architectures as CIMOSA, IE-GIP, GRAI, GIO, etc. The interaction with modelling through dynamics, prices evolution, bullwhip effect, etc.
Health care information systems management, Design systems that support health care, health care management, short cuts, etc.
Miscellaneous consulting assignments in a number of major Spanish companies.
Articles and Research Reports etc.
Author or co-author of some 100 articles, essays, research reports and working papers, of which several have been published in scientific journals, including International Journal of Production Economics, Production Planning and Control, International Journal of Production Research, Computers in Industry and others. Please refer to SCOPUS.
Latest articles published:
“Integrating forward and reverse supply chains: application to a metal-mechanic company”, International Journal of Production Economics (IJPE), 2008, 782-792.
“An exact calculation of the cycle service level in a generalized periodic review system”, , 2006, 1252-1255.
“Bullwhip effects consequences according to different supply chain management strategies. Modelling and simulation”, Jounal of quantitative methods for economics and business administration, 2008,
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