Dr Munim is Associate Professor of Maritime Logistics at the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN). His main research interests include maritime economics and logistics, transport economics, supply chain management and international business. He received the Palgrave Macmillan Best Paper Award at the IAME 2016 Conference in Hamburg and, the KLU Young Researcher Best Paper Award at the IAME 2018 Conference in Mombasa.
Dr Munim teaches several courses in Bachelor, Master and PhD level, broadly categorized as ‘Maritime Economics’, ‘Social Scientific (Research) Methods’ and ‘Supply Chain Management’. He published several scientific articles in leading maritime and supply chain management journals such as Maritime Policy and Management, Maritime Economics & Logistics, Resources Conservation & Recycling, Asia Pacific Journal of Management and others.
Dr Munim pursued PhD in International Management at the University of Agder, Norway (concentration in Maritime Economics and Logistics), and MSc in Supply Chain Management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria (specializations in Transport and Logistics, and Transport Geography Modeling). Apart from that, he holds a Bachelor in Business Administration degree (specialization in Finance) from the Eastern University, Bangladesh. Furthermore, he completed two modules of the Global Challenges in Transport programme at the University of Oxford. He has extensive training in ‘Structural Equation Modelling’ (SEM) from the University of Oslo and the University of Cambridge. He also did several studies using ‘bibliometric analysis’ techniques and ‘univariate time series modelling’ approach. He also worked in the industry for 1.5 years as Credit Risk Analyst at United Finance Ltd.