Dr Mehdi Shahbazpour

Biography

  • Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering (2010-2016)
  • Innovation Strategy Analyst, Fletcher Building

 

Research | Current

  • Strategic innovation in manufacturing organisations
  • Technology management and strategic innovation in SMEs
  • Strategic transformation of SMEs
  • Design and innovative new product development
  • Mass customisation, lean and agile manufacturing
  • Sustainable and green supply chain
  • Sustainable product design
  • Sustainable construction
  • Lean construction
  • Logistics systems and supply chain management
  • Visual analytics and visual integrated management
  • Knowledge management and organisational learning
  • Engineering education

Teaching | Current

MECHENG 752 - Technology Management

ENGGEN 705 - Advanced Innovation and New Product Development

 

Responsibilities

Former Programme Director for Master of Engineering Management 

Areas of expertise

  • Logistics & Manufacturing
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Design & New Product Development
  • Engineering Management
  • Technology and R&D Strategy
  • Manufacturing Strategy
  • Innovation in Manufacturing and Construction
  • Sustainable Manufacturing and Construction

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Noktehdan, M., Shahbazpour, M., & Wilkinson, S. (2015). Driving Innovative Thinking in the New Zealand Construction Industry. Buildings, 5 (2), 297-309. 10.3390/buildings5020297
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Suzanne Wilkinson
  • Lin, I.-C., Seidel, R. H., Shahbazpour, M., & Howell, D. (2013). Knowledge Management in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: A New Zealand Focus. New Zealand Journal of Applied Business Research, 11 (2), 1-21. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rainer Seidel
  • Zhang, L., Seidel, R. H., Shahbazpour, M., & Haemmerle, E. (2013). A Three-Dimensional Innovation Process Capability Assessment Tool. Information Management, Innovation Management and Industrial Engineering, 151-155. Xi'an, China: IEEE. 10.1109/ICIII.2013.6703537
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rainer Seidel, Ling Zhang
  • Lin, I. C., Seidel, R. H., Shekar, A., Shahbazpour, M., & Howell, D. (2012). Knowledge Sharing Differences Between Engineering Functional Teams: An Empirical Investigation. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 11 (03), 1250021-1-1250021-14. 10.1142/S0219649212500219
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rainer Seidel
  • Seidel, M., Seidel, R. H., Sterzik, H., & Shahbazpour, M. (2012). Effective corporate sustainability management: The Ecowheel framework. Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference Sustainability, Technology And Education 2012 Perth, Australia. Related URL.
  • Lin, I.-C., Seidel, R., Shekar, A., Shahbazpour, M., & Howell, D. (2012). Knowledge Sharing Differences Between Engineering Functional Teams: An Empirical Investigation. JIKM, 11.10.1142/S0219649212500219
  • Shahbazpour, M. (2012). Innovation Prism: A multi-view model for studying innovation. Paper presented at 5th ISPIM Innovation Symposium - Stimulating Innovation: Challenges for Management, Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea. 9 December - 12 December 2012. Related URL.
  • Seidel, R. H., Shahbazpour, M., Walker, D., Shekar, A., & Chambers, C. (2011). An Innovative Approach to Develop Students’ Industrial Problem Solving Skills. Proceedings of the 7th International CDIO Conference, 1-23. Copenhagen.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rainer Seidel