In this episode, Karim Bakhache, and Dr. Malick M. Ndiaye, a PHD holder and professor of industrial engineering at the American University of Sharjah, have an insightful and dynamic conversation on the emerging drone technology and its prevalence across the globe. Previously, Dr. Malick has worked for King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) and the Management Mathematics Program at the University of Birmingham, UK. His research areas cover operations research, supply chain management, and location theory and its applications to GIS. He has received grants funded by the Capital Region of Brussels, Belgium; the University of Birmingham; and KFUPM for his research. He is a Certified Supply Chain Professional from the American Association for Operations Management (APICS) and a qualified APICS trainer.
The episode traces Karim and Dr.Malick dissecting the shifting patterns in consumer preferences, highlighting the various factors influencing these changes. They explore the evolution of drones beyond its conventional perception as aerial gadgets. Dr. Ndiaye, drawing from his expertise in industrial engineering, unveils the multifaceted applications of drones and the hurdles associated with the deployment of this technology.