Ozren Despic

Ozren Despic

Ozren Despic is Lecturer in Management Science in the Operations and Information Management Group at Aston Business School. He received his PhD in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada. His research interest is in the area of mathematical modelling and decision making. In particular, his focus is on developing and constructing geometric DEA based mathematical models for their use in performance measurement and managerial decision making.

He is also actively helping various SMEs in optimising their operational and marketing activities. Ozren has a great amount of international experience, having lived, studied and worked in many different countries over the past 20 years. He is a devoted teacher and he brings his consulting work directly to the classroom.

Research Interests:

  • Data Envelopment Analysis and Performance Measurement
  • Multi-criteria and Soft Decision Analysis
  • Machine Learning and Optimisation


Operations & Information Management Group
Aston Business School