Dr Janet Smart

Reader in Operations Management, Said Business School


Dr Smart’s areas of expertise include systems engineering, complex systems, big science projects, and programme management. Her research focuses on systems engineering and on the design, delivery and management of large, complex systems. She is particularly interested in big science projects, particularly the ATLAS experiment and the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva. 


  • Major programme management
  • Measuring the complexity of manufacturing systems
  • Integration of manufacturing and information systems
  • Supply chain
  • Mass customisation
  • Information theoretic models of manufacturing systems
  • Agent-based dynamic networks
  • Dynamic networks