Prof Nikolay Mehandjiev

Dr Mehandjiev is a Professor of Enterprise Information Systems at the Alliance Manchester Business School. He is Director of the AMBS Data Visualisation Lab, and the coordinator for e-Research for the Faculty of Humanities within the Digital Futures initiative. He teaches and researches digital technology, big data and their transforming role for the industry, and the role of end users in software development and data analytics. Mehandjiev has published more than 150 peer-reviewed research outputs and has edited three special issues of international journals. He has participated in 25 collaborative projects worth €57m of which € 5.3m to the University of Manchester, with a number of blue-chip companies and SMEs, including Airbus, SAP, Comau, MAN, BT, Atos, Philips, DHL, Hanomag, and Magna InTier. The most recent project in which he participates is DIGICOR, a €10m project involving Airbus and Comau.
Nikolay has held visiting appointments with SAP Research Labs (Germany), Tongji University (China), Atos Origin SAE (Spain), BT Research (UK), UNSW (Australia). He has graduated 15 PhD students and has served as an international reviewer for the European Commission, Belgium, Poland, Russia and Kazakhstan.

Before joining The University of Manchester, he was a lecturer in Information Systems in the School of Management at the University of Hull, from 1995 to 1998. He has taught Management Information Systems, Simulation and Systems Development at UG, MSc and MBA levels.